Author Archives: Tosha Penkrot

First and Second Graders Finishing Reading makes Cents!

First and 2nd graders will be completing the Reading Makes Cents reading challenge, sponsored by Virginia 529, over the next two weeks.  Last year our school won the reading challenge and won $500 worth of economic literacy books!  Please complete … Continue reading

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SEF Spirit Week

The Suffolk Education Foundation is beginning its fundraising activities this month.  We have several activities planned here at Nansemond Parkway.  This money goes to support student scholarships at the three local high schools, teacher grants, and many other activities that … Continue reading

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Father Daughter Dance March 16th

Click on the link below to see the flyer for our annual Father Daughter dance! Father Daughter Dance 1

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March Calendar

March: 1st-15th       Virginia Diner fundraiser 13th-16th     Spirit Week 16th                   Father-Daughter Dance 23rd                   Spring Picture Day for Individuals and Classes

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Ms. Maskelony’s Class Makes Edible Food Chains

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Spring Fundraiser

Nansemond Parkway Elementary is conducting a Spring Fundraiser through Virginia Diner to raise funds for school materials, incentives and our Annual Field Day. The fundraiser starts on Thursday, March 1st through Friday, March 16th. Fundraising packets have been sent home. … Continue reading

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NPES participates in Southside Battle of the Books!

On Saturday, February 24th, a team of NPES 5th graders battled against other Suffolk elementary schools in the  Suffolk Public Library’s 2nd annual Battle of the Books!  Teams had to read 10 books from the required list and battle in a … Continue reading

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Ms. Barrett’s Students Conquer Makerspace!

On Friday, February 9th,  Ms. Barrett’s 3rd grade class enjoyed the Maker Space projects in the media center.  Students built cars, simple machines,  and catapults.  They created international flags and stable towers.  Maker Spaces promote STEM as well as problem solving … Continue reading

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Important School Day Changes Due to Snow Days

This message is to share information on how students will make-up the Virginia requirement for a specific number of instructional hours in a school year. For the two days missed — Jan. 17 and 18 — an additional 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Suffolk Public Schools Announces Make-Up Snow Days

Days Missed Make-Up Days Type of Day 1-4-18 (Thurs) NA Covered by the extra day built into the calendar 1-5-18 (Fri) 1-29-18 (Mon) Clerical Day 1-8-18 (Mon) 2-16-18 (Fri) Parent Teacher Conference Day 1-9-18 (Tues) 2-19-18 (Mon) President’s Day 1-10-18 … Continue reading

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Maker Space comes to the NPES Library

On Wednesday, January 3rd Ms. Herndon’s 3rd grade class enjoyed the Maker Space projects in the media center.  Students built cars, simple machines,  and catapults.  They created international flags and stable towers.  Maker Spaces promote STEM as well as problem … Continue reading

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New Homework Policy

Click on the link below to see the letter about the new homework policy. Homework Policy Letter

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NPES Parent Drop Off and Pick Up Reminder

NPES Parent Drop Off and Pick Up Reminder This is just a friendly reminder that students may not be dropped off until 9:05 am unless previously registered for the Early Drop Off program.  Please exercise caution and safety when dropping … Continue reading

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We need rock garden donations!

We need NPES rock garden donations!  If you have something to donate, please give it to Ms. Cummings, Art Teacher.   Thank you!

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PBIS starting at NPES

Dear Parents/Guardians,   This year Nansemond Parkway Elementary is a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) school! We are so excited to introduce the “Braves Behaving” program to you and our students. We are “pumped” to see the changes that … Continue reading

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NPES Collecting Box Tops!

NPES is collecting box tops for education!  Please turn in all box tops to your classroom teachers! Clip_overview_EN_SP  

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NPES is Fully Accredited!

On Wednesday Sept. 27th, Dr. Whitney, Superintendent of Suffolk Public Schools, presented NPEs with our full accreditation banner.

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New Addition to the Playground!

 NPES has some new seating on the playground.   It is called a “Buddy Bench” and several schools in our district have had them installed. The idea is to help students come together and make new friends and also help students who … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Family Engagement Activities

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Parking Lot Safety!

We are having issues, mainly in the afternoon during dismissal, with parking lot safety. While limited parking has been a long time issue at NPES, improvement is needed to ensure that safety is a priority. Parents and visitors are reminded … Continue reading

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