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February and March Important Dates

February                     African American History Month Career & Technical Studies Month School Board Appreciation Month Feb. 5-9                       National School Counseling Week Feb. 5-16                     PTA Apex Fun Run Fundraiser Feb. 13                        PTA Meeting- 4th grade performance Feb. 14                        PTA Chick-Fil-A Valentine biscuits … Continue reading

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You can help Creekside by participating in our PTA grocery store rewards programs!

Help the PTA earn money and supplies for Creekside by using our grocery rewards programs. The money from these programs is used to fund student activities and classroom needs. It’s easy!  Here is how to start using each one: Farm … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out the latest Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill by clicking the link below.  Dr. Whitney discusses the snow days, make-up time and Parent Teacher Conferences. 2-Minute Drill

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UPDATE: Making Up for Snow Days Jan. 17-18

January 24, 2018 Snow days on January 17-18, 2018 will be made up by adding 10 minutes to the end of the school day. The additional minutes will be added beginning February 5 (the start of second semester) and continue … Continue reading

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Is your child missing a coat, hat, mittens, or lunchbox?

Please check our lost and found for any missing items.  The lost and found tables will be set up in the main lobby beginning on Wednesday,  January 25th.  Any items not claimed by Friday, February 2, will be discarded.

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Schedule Changes in Early Dismissal & Exam Days; Make-Up Days Set

Below you will find the changes to the SPS 2017-18 adopted calendar. Please note that the SPS 2017-18 adopted calendar includes one “banked day” for inclement weather, which we are using. The adjustment to our schedule addresses the additional lost … 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

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 the rezoning plan … 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

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 Cherry Middle School. … 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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