Author Archives: Amy Autry

Florence Bowser & Driver Quilt Raffle

The Driver Elementary School PTA is raffling a commemorative quilt representing Florence Bowser and Driver Elementary Schools. The cost of the raffle ticket is $5. Please feel free to contact the PTA at driverpta@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Fundraiser March 26th – 30th

Parents, These are our March of Dimes Fundraiser activities scheduled for March 26th – 30th. Monday: Gum Day $1.00 Tuesday: Super Hero Dress-Up Day $1.00  *No masks or props (toy weapons) Wednesday: Hat Day $1.00  AND Wear your Shades for an additional $1.00 Thursday: Half-hour Free Time Pass – Chrome Books, … Continue reading

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Suffolk Education Foundation Parent & Community Campaign

Each year our school staff participate in an annual campaign to support the Suffolk Education Foundation.  This money comes directly back to the schools in the form of instructional grants, fee assistance and scholarships.  Our teachers know that many of … Continue reading

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Outdoor afternoon activities for Friday, March 2 are canceled due to high winds.

Outdoor afternoon activities for Friday, March 2 are canceled due to high winds. Some may be brought inside. Afternoon activity buses will run as usual. Call your child’s school for more details.

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SEF Spirit Week February 12-16

February Fun!! The month of February is dedicated to raising money for the Suffolk Education Foundation.  Driver Elementary will take part in several fundraising activities to show our support for SEF. The class that raises the most money for SEF … Continue reading

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PTA Presents- Driver’s “Family Date Night”

When: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Time: 6:00 -7:00 p.m. Where: Driver Elementary School Cafeteria Light refreshments will be served at this event. This is a free event, but you must RSVP by February 6th. FEB2018DateNightFlyer Fathers bring your daughters. Mothers … Continue reading

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Up Coming Events and Dates

February DATES & EVENTS Friday, February 2nd Early Release Day (Bus Dismissal begins at 1:05 p.m.) Beginning Monday, February 5th, the dismissal time will change to 3:45 p.m. Picture Day is Thursday, February 8th. Thursday, February 8th at 6 p.m. The PTA will host a Family … Continue reading

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Class & Spring Picture Day Is Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Thursday, February 8th is Class & Spring Picture Day!   Lifetouch is using a pre-paid system for pictures. Pictures are available for purchase with credit card on-line or by cash/check order:     Credit Card ON-LINE Class Picture Use Picture Day ID :  … Continue reading

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Suffolk Public Schools will open Thursday, Jan. 11 with a 2-Hour Delay for Students.

All staff should report on time.  Bus pick-ups for all students will begin two hours later than normal pick-up times. Breakfast will not be served. Lunch will be served. Dismissal time and after-school activities would remain the same unless otherwise noted. Details on before-school … Continue reading

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Take 5 Steps to Be Ready for the Winter Storm Watch

With winter storms predicted, please take these steps now to be prepared. 1) Update your students about where to go when they get off the bus, should schools close early. 2) Remember, when schools are opening under a 1- or … Continue reading

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Stay Informed about Weather and Changing Events!!

The time to prepare is now! Help us keep you informed of regular news and changing events by following our social media channels. Sites are updated regularly, especially when events are rapidly changing. Stay tuned! (Link to the attached social … Continue reading

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Picture Make-Up Day is Thursday, November 30th

Thursday, November 30th, is our Fall picture make-up day at Driver for students who were absent on October 13th for Fall Picture Day.

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SCA Upcoming Events

SCA Upcoming Events   Salvation Army Food Drive October 16th – November 16th   Bus Drivers & Aides Appreciation October 18th – Wednesday   Pink Out (Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness) October 20th – Friday   Box Tops Drive … Continue reading

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Fall Carnival October 27th @ 6:30 p.m. – Dinner at 5:30 p.m.

The Fall Carnival is approaching fast!   We need volunteers to make this years event a huge success.  Thank you in advance for your support of this great event!!   Dinner from 5:30 pm to 6:15 p.m., and the Festival games … Continue reading

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PTA Reflections Contest – Deadline December 15th

Please submit entries to the Driver Elementary PTA by Dec. 15th! “Parents, help your student enter the PTA Reflections Contest!” There are five categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, and Photography. All information, rules, and permission forms are … Continue reading

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Driver PTA News

Click here for the Driver PTA Update What is the PTA? The National PTA (Parent, Teacher Association) comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent … Continue reading

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Grandparents Week @ Driver Elementary will be Oct. 9th – 13th

Driver Elementary will observe Grandparents’ Week Monday through Friday, October 9th through October 13th. Each student may invite grandparents to have lunch in the school cafeteria. We would like to try something a little different this year and designate a … Continue reading

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Fall Picture Day will be Friday, Oct. 13th

Friday, October 13th  is Fall Picture Day!   Lifetouch is using a pre-paid system for pictures. Pictures are available for purchase with: a Credit Card ON-LINE Use Picture Day ID :  VA137060Q0 to order on-line (Write Payment Code on Envelope after purchase is made … Continue reading

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PTA Open House will be Thursday, Oct. 5th @ 6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 5th – PTA Open House @ 6 pm  Come out and meet your child’s teacher  & see the school’s data!!   We look forward to seeing you there!! (PTA Meetings will now be held on Thursdays.)

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Fall Picture Day is Friday, October 13th!

Friday, Oct. 13th is Fall Picture Makeup Day!   Lifetouch is using a pre-paid system for pictures. Pictures are available for purchase with: a Credit Card ON-LINE or  Cash/Check (Using the envelope provided with the Lifetouch flyer.) Click Here for Life Touch Flyer … Continue reading

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