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Click HERE for the survey In an effort to improve our student drop-off and dismissal processes, we are asking families to provide information relevant to their experiences this school year. While safety is top priority, we also understand that efficiency … Continue reading
Check out our most recent 2-Minute Drill here. Look for regular updates throughout the year to keep you updated on all that’s happening. Let’s make it a great year!
This year, most students* will receive a letter during Back-to-School Orientation which gives the child’s bus stop and pick-up time. New this year, the letter will also include the afternoon drop-off time. * Students who submitted a transportation form before Aug. … Continue reading
Orientation for grades 1-5, ECSE and Early Start will be held on Thursday, August 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students and parents should report to their assigned homeroom class to visit and meet the teacher. Labeled supplies for students may be … Continue reading
As you prepare for the 2017-2018 school year, we would love to welcome you to apply to become a parent volunteer! Please visit this link for more information. (Volunteer Connect)
Check out our first 2-Minute Drill hosted by Dr. Deran R. Whitney. These routine updates are intended to keep you informed and involved in our schools! Click “View Full Post” to see the video.
Please note that all Suffolk Public School offices will be closed on Thursday, August 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Staff will be attending convocation ceremonies as part of professional development. Thank you for your patience.
Summer is a great time to urge your kids to ask questions. Stop to smell the roses and even discover the parts of a flower. Suffolk is full of natural resources within arm’s reach to make summer learning fun! Click … Continue reading
In order for Suffolk Public Schools to adequately plan for the 2017-2018 school year, we are requesting that you submit the attached form to the Transportation Department, at 120 Forest Glen Dr, Suffolk, VA, 23434. You may also complete the attached … Continue reading
Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, the complimentary Early Drop-off program will no longer be offered in SPS elementary schools. We realize that many of you have relied on this service; therefore, we will continue the complimentary program this school … Continue reading
Sneak in some science, reading and exploring with your child this summer using the Nature Backpacks available at Suffolk Public Libraries. The backpacks are fully equipped with pocket guides, a magnifying glass, dip net and other materials for loads of … Continue reading
Movies bring books to life and adding this new dimension could help your child get ahead this summer. Kids who read only six books over summer maintain their reading skills. Joining movies and books can encourage your child to read. … Continue reading
Kids lose more math skills over the summer than any other subject. Bringing your kids (and math) into the kitchen for fruit fractions is just one way to stay sharp this summer. Click the link below for some ideas! Are … Continue reading
Welcome to our new principal, Lori White, and assistant principal, Dr. Wilkins! Lori White has been assistant principal in Suffolk Public Schools at John F. Kennedy Middle School since 2012.She also served as SPED data specialist, SPED compliance specialist and special … Continue reading
Wanna beat the heat and learn something new at the same time? Watch an introduction to coding with this recently published video from the Spark, Suffolk Public School’s summer learning series. Subscribe to the Suffolk Public Schools You Tube Channel or follow Suffolk VA Public Schools … Continue reading
Our school office will observe the following summer hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m Monday through Thursday Please be aware that the school will be closed on Fridays during the summer months until staff return in August. Thank you!
NEW VIDEO POSTED EVERY WED! Spark, an original video series created by Suffolk Public Schools, is intended to ignite curiosity and keep students learning this summer. Subscribe to the Suffolk Public Schools You Tube Channel or follow Suffolk VA Public Schools on Facebook for weekly Spark videos this summer.
Northern Shores Elementary would love to wish all of our students and parents a very happy summer! Don’t forget to enjoy summer reading, and explore learning opportunities in the world around you. See you back in September for the 2017-2018 … Continue reading