Author Archives: Deborah Topping

Make-Up Days Announced

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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Wed Jan 3 – Early Dismissal … click for times

Because of the weather forecast, Suffolk Public Schools will be dismissing early Wed. Jan. 3:   12:30 p.m. – Middle School dismissal 1:30 p.m. – High School dismissal 2:30 p.m. – Elementary A School dismissal 3:00 p.m. – Elementary B … Continue reading

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Emergency School Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals

Emergency School Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals Families Need to Plan Ahead If an early closing of school becomes necessary, students need to know what to do and where to go when they get off the school bus. There may … Continue reading

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January and February Important Dates

Jan. 2              School Reopens Jan 10             Custodian Appreciation Day Jan. 15            Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 22-26        Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week Jan 26             Early Dismissal for all students Jan. 29            FULL DAY OF SCHOOL February                     African American History … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Changes are before us in Suffolk Public Schools. Don’t miss your chance to be involved in those decisions. Check out the lastest 2-Minute Drill for information about rezoning and a proposed time change for shool start and dismissal times. 2-Minute … Continue reading

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School Board to Consider 2018-19 Schedule Changes

December 15, 2017 The Suffolk School Board at its Dec. 14, 2017 meeting heard suggestions from the Superintendent about changing the school schedule for the 2018-19 school year.  The board will make a decision in conjunction with its vote on … Continue reading

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Homework Changes for Elementary Students

Starting Jan. 2, 2018, elementary students will be assigned less homework. Kindergartners could get up to 10 minutes of homework, while first-graders could get 10 to 20 minutes. From there, the scale goes up 10 minutes per grade level. Second-graders … Continue reading

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Rezoning Timeline Updated: Dec. Input Session Added- rezoning will impact Creekside

December 12, 2017 The Suffolk School Board invites public input on the Rezoning Plan options for upcoming school year 2018-19. City-wide rezoning is being explored as the division opens the new Florence Bowser Elementary School and the new Col. Fred … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out the latest Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill to hear about our high school football programs,  art students painting windows, volunteering and more! 2-Minute Drill  

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Breakfast and lunch menus are now available online!

Breakfast and lunch menus for all schools are available by clicking the link below. Menus

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Elf on the Shelf Family Reading Night

Come out to Creekside’s Elf on the Shelf Family Reading Night! December 19, 2017 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Listen to a story with the Elf on the Shelf, learn reading strategies for home, read with your family & take … Continue reading

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December and January Important Dates

 Dec. 1-20             March of Dimes holiday ornament sale begins Dec. 6-12        Book Fair Dec. 12-18      PTA Penguin Patch- holiday shopping for students Dec. 12        PTA Meeting- Kindergarten performance- 6:00 Dec. 13           Interim Reports issued Dec. 15      … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s 2- Minute Drill

Check out the link below to hear all about the State of the Schools event, homework reduction in our elementary schools and rezoning. 2-Minute Drill

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Fall Picture Re-take Day- Wednesday, November 29

Absences:  If your child was absent on October 26, he/she will have a picture taken on November 29.  If you would like to order pictures, return the order form with payment on November 29.  If you need a new order … Continue reading

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The Nansemond River Marching Band is coming to Creekside!

As a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, the NRHS Marching Band will perform at Creekside on Tuesday, November 21st!  Students who contribute $3.00 by November 20th will get to see this exciting performance!

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Creekside supports the United Way!

From October 24- November 3, CES students had fun while supporting the United Way. A Gator Competition raised $742.00 and Spirit Week activities, including Storybook Character Dress-up Day, Hat Day, Crazy Hair Day and Pajama Day, brought in $1,172.00 for … Continue reading

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Math Jump Start Program

On November  8-9, Creekside 4th and 5th graders were treated to the Math Jump Start Program put on by the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.  They were guided through stations such as Fractin Reaction, Geometry Twister, Place Value Dash and … Continue reading

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Bag of Tricks- Family Night at Creekside

Come on out to Family Night at Creekside on November 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. Parents will receive a bag of materials provided by the teachers to create a “bag of tricks” for reading and math.  Students will … Continue reading

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Announcing School Bus Tracker!

School Bus Tracker monitors the location of school buses as they travel their routes across the city. By connecting to the Parent Portal, you can see how close the bus is to the bus stop. The Parent Portal is available … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out the newest Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill. Click the link below for information about technology in the classroom, our High School Specialty Programs, the upcoming rezoning input meeting, and more! Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

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