Vance County Elementary School News October 13-17, 2014


VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS

 
 

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS

 

Volume 2 Issue 9                            October 13-17, 2014

 
   

The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students

to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

The Vance County Board of Education meets on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue in Henderson

 

Teacher Talk session on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. for first and second-year teachers in the Administrative Services Center

 

 

Wednesday is an Early Release Day for students, except at Early College High School, so that staff development sessions can be held in the afternoon. Elementary and high schools dismiss at 12 p.m. and middle schools dismiss at 12:15 p.m. The STEM Early High School dismisses students at 11:45 a.m.

 

Administrative staff meeting for principals and department directors on Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Services Center

 

 

Flu vaccines will be administered to all interested school system employees and retirees from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, in the Board Room of the Administrative Services Center. Those participating should bring their insurance cards and their school ID badges or another form of identification.

 

SCHOOL EVENTS FOR THIS WEEK

 

Aycock Elementary: (Monday, October 13) – Beginning of money collections for Candy Man fundraiser

 

Carver Elementary: (Monday, October 13) – Faculty meeting

 

Dabney Elementary: (Monday, October 13) – School Improvement Team meeting

 

L.B. Yancey Elementary: (Monday, October 13) – Fire Prevention assembly with students in pre-kindergarten through second grade at 1 p.m.

 

Zeb Vance Elementary: (Monday, October 13) – Candy Man sales end with all orders and money due

 

Dabney Elementary: (Monday, October 13-Friday, October 17) – Book Fair

 

Aycock Elementary: (Tuesday, October 14) – Fall pictures taken

 

Dabney Elementary: (Tuesday, October 14) – Health Fair and Curriculum Night beginning at 6 p.m. The Health Fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the school’s multipurpose room. The Curriculum Night activities will be held in classrooms throughout the school and the Book Fair will be open in the media center.

 

L.B. Yancey Elementary: (Tuesday, October 14) – All second graders attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Henderson Family YMCA in the afternoon.

 

E.O. Young Jr. Elementary: (Tuesday, October 14) – All second graders attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Aycock Recreation Complex. Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Zeb Vance Elementary: (Tuesday, October 14) – Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Aycock Elementary: (Wednesday, October 15) – Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Aycock Elementary: (Thursday, October 16) – Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m.

 

L.B. Yancey Elementary: (Thursday, October 16) – All second graders attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Henderson Family YMCA in the afternoon.

 

E.O. Young Jr. Elementary: (Thursday, October 16) – All second graders attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Aycock Recreation Complex. Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. PTO business meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 

Zeb Vance Elementary: (Thursday, October 16) – Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Aycock Elementary: (Friday, October 17) – Last day of money collections for Candy Man fundraiser. First graders visit the Marbles Museum in Raleigh.

 

L.B. Yancey Elementary: (Friday, October 17) – PTA committee meeting

 

E.O. Young Jr. Elementary: (Friday, October 17) – Doughnut sales pickup

 

UPCOMING SCHOOL EVENTS

 

Monday, October 20: Faculty meeting at 3:15 p.m. at Dabney Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 21: Ident-A-Kid sessions for students at Carver Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 21: All second graders at L.B. Yancey Elementary attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Henderson Family YMCA.

 

Tuesday, October 21: Ident-A-Kid at 9 a.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary. All second graders attend Save Our Kids water safety session at the Aycock Recreation Complex. Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Tuesday, October 21: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 22: Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m. at Aycock Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 22: Ident-A-Kid sessions for students beginning at 1 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

Thursday, October 23: Candy Man Main Event and limousine ride at Aycock Elementary. Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 23: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 

Thursday, October 23: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

Monday, October 27: End of first nine-week grading period

 

Monday, October 27: Ranch Bingo for Books at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Monday, October 27-Friday, October 31: Observance of Red Ribbon Week in some schools

 

Monday, October 27-Friday, October 31: Wild Wild West Week at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 28: Principal’s Breakfast at New Hope Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 28: Texas Tuesday Reading and PBIS Celebration at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 28: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 

Tuesday, October 28: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 29: Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m. at Aycock Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 29: Principal’s Breakfast at Carver Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 29: Gallop Vocabulary Walk at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Wednesday, October 29: Fall picture make-up day at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 

Thursday, October 30: Kindergarten students visit Pumpkin Farm at Aycock Elementary. First graders have AR Reward swimming activity at Aycock Recreation Center from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Girls on the Run session from 3 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 30: TRU Crew students visit with all fifth graders at 10 a.m. at Clarke Elementary

 

Thursday, October 30: Cowboy Line Dancing at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Thursday, October 30: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 

Thursday, October 30: Girls on the Run session from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

Friday, October 31: Second graders have AR Reward swimming activity at Aycock Recreation Center from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Aycock Elementary

 

Friday, October 31: Deadline for Accelerated Reader data at New Hope Elementary

 

Friday, October 31: Saddle Up Book Character Parade at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 

Friday, October 31: Special Rewards for students in all grades at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 

 

 

 

 

If you have a school event and would like to have it added to the Elementary School News email,

send the information to Terri Hedrick, public information officer, at thedrick@vcs.k12.nc.us.