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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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Back to School Orientation

Orientation for Early Start-5th grade will be held Thursday, September 1st. Early Start and Kindergarten orientation will take place 9:00-10:00 (Kindergarten orientation will take place promptly at 9am in the gym for a quick overview and then teachers and parents will proceed to the Kindergarten classrooms.) Grades … Continue reading

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2016-2017 Supply List

Please click the link below to access the school supply list for the 2016-2017 school year.   2016-2017 School Supply LIst

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A New SPARK Summer Learning Series

Spark , a new original video series created by Suffolk Public Schools, is here. Intended to ignite curiosity, this new series offers families easy and fun ways to keep their children learning this summer. These videos spark ideas for summer … Continue reading

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2016-17 Transportation Forms Available

To help improve bus routes for next year, parents are asked to complete a 2016-17 Transportation Form by June 30, 2016.  Click the link here for more information, including a PDF form to print and fill out and a link … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Ms. French!!

Congratulations to Cierra French, a fourth-grade teacher at Elephant’s Fork Elementary School, who has been named the 2016 City-Wide Rookie Teacher of the Year.

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Remind 101

What’s Remind? Remind is a simple way for you to stay informed and up-to-date with what’s happening in your child’s school. By joining on Remind, you’re choosing to receive school messages via push notifications, SMS, or e-mail. Don’t worry, your … Continue reading

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Reading and Social Studies Night

  Reading and Social Studies Night TUESDAY, April 12TH   @ 6:00PM Elephant’s Fork Elementary Come and explore our wax museum of African American celebrities, then read biographies and autobiographies of their life and take AR tests. Our chorus will also … Continue reading

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Attention 5th grade students and parents

Virginia STEAM Academy is now accepting applications for a free one week summer academy for high ability-high potential rising 6th science, technology, engineering, or applied mathematics. Student applications must be received by March 30, 2016, and require a teacher recommendation. … Continue reading

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Get your 2015-2016 Yearbook!

The yearbook is a great memento of your child’s year in school with pictures of schoolmates and staff at their fingertips.   You can  pre-order your yearbook by sending in cash or check made out to Elephant’s Fork Elementary School in … Continue reading

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Home access Center – Grades

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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Parent-Teacher Conferences by Appointment

Before or After School February 10, 11, 12, 2016 (click on title to read more) Teachers can meet with parents as needed before school or after school on those three days (Feb. 10, 11 and 12).  Students will be in … Continue reading

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