Author Archives: Devers

SOL Spirit Week

EFES Staff and Students, The Standards of Learning tests are quickly approaching!  We are confident that our 3rd-5th students will display what they know on these tests! We all have come together and have been working hard all year to … Continue reading

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SOL Testing Begins May 15th

3rd – 5th grade students will begin taking their Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests on May 15th.  Please see below for the letter that was sent home with students along with the testing calendar.   Spring 2017 SOL Parent … Continue reading

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3NW Benchmark Schedule

This week begins the Third Nine Week Benchmark Testing.  Please click below to view the benchmark schedule for EFES.  Makeup testing will be done throughout the testing window.  Please talk with your students about the importance of getting a good … Continue reading

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Spring Book Fair

Happy Camper Book Fair: S’more Fun with Books!   Spring Book Fair March 27- April 4   Can’t make it to the book fair? Shop the book fair online now at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/elephantsforkelemschool

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Changes in the Grading Period

Parents/Guardians may view the current report card in Home Access Center (HAC) which is accessible from the Suffolk Public Schools’ and building websites. All guardians have access to academic performance in HAC with an account that was created by the … 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!

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Take 5 Steps to Be Ready, Should Snow Fall This Week

With snow predicted this week, 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- … Continue reading

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1st Nine Weeks Awards Assemblies

1st 9 weeks honors and awards assemblies will be held on Monday, December 12, 2016. Times: 2nd and 3rd Grades-10:15 First Grade -11:05 4th and 5th Grades – 1:45 All assemblies will be held in the gym.

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Holiday Family Fun Night

Elephant’s Fork Elementary is hosting a Holiday Family Fun Night.  Please click the link below to view the invitation!   holiday-family-night

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BINGO for Books!

Families are invited to join us at our November PTA meeting to BINGO for Books.  Families will play BINGO with Math, Science and Social Studies content.  The winners will be able to win books to add to their home library. … Continue reading

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Grandparents Week

Please join us for lunch the week of October 11-14 as we celebrate Grandparents.  Grandparents or other special people in our students’ lives are invited to come eat lunch with their students.  Cafeteria lunches will be available for a charge … Continue reading

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Camera Entry System

Please read the attached letter from Mrs. Avery regarding our new Camera Entry System that will go into effect on Monday, October 3, 2016. camera-entry-system

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Come to the Book Fair!!

Elephant’s Fork invites you to visit our Book Fair. Date:  Oct. 3 – Oct. 12 Time:  9-4 daily with extended hours from 5-7 on October 11. Click here to visit the online Book Fair. bookfair-parent-letter    

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PTA and Open House

The first PTA meeting of the school year will be Tuesday, September 13 @ 6:00 p.m.   After the PTA meeting, the staff will be introduced and families will have the opportunity to visit classrooms to find out more about the … Continue reading

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Share the Road with School Buses

Back-to-School Lesson for Motorists … Keep our children safe when they are getting on and off the school bus. Motorists can be charged with Reckless Driving and get 6 demerit points on their DMV record if they pass a stopped … Continue reading

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Get Social with Suffolk Public Schools

Connect now to the school division’s social media channels. Facebook … /SuffolkVAPublicSchools Twitter: … @SufVAschools You Tube … @SuffolkSchools Website … www.spsk12.net #SPSK12Proud

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Returning Volunteer? New Volunteer?

Did your child move to a new school this year? Do you want to try your hand at something new? Did you know? You can log into your Volunteer Connect account and edit your profile any time you want.  Change … Continue reading

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Your Choice: How & When Schools Communicate with You

Suffolk Public Schools needs to get permission to continue calling you with our School Messenger automated notification system for non-emergency school situations.  New FCC requirements for automated calling has made this change necessary. Please visit this link for more information, a … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to School!

Elephant’s Fork welcomes you to a new school year!  Please click the link below to read a special back to school message from Mrs. Avery and Mr. Rhoads. Welcome Back to a New School Year

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Mrs. Avery is on Twitter!

Mrs. Avery, our principal, is on Twitter!  Follow her to get updates about EFES and other educational information.

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