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Conway Announcement         The Week Ahead

Welcome to Conway Elementary


Current and prospective parents:
Click here to view the welcome video from our Principal, JR Raybold and Assistant Principal, Nicole Ochs. Please allow a few moments for the download to begin. 
Parent Input form for classroom placement for the 2015-2016 school year can be found here.
Parent survey about their child's 2014-2015 school year can be found here.
Summer letter from Mr. Raybold.
Help your Conway Cougars retain their math skills over the summer with the information
here and here.

Visit here for information to keep your child reading all summer! 
Conway is participating in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge!  The school that logs the most minutes spent reading this summer will win a visit from author Michael Northrop.  Logging reading minutes will also unlock additional books and activities that students can enjoy.  We also have suggested reading lists for each grade level.  Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade.

Conway Summer Library will be open every Monday in July and the first Monday in August from 12-2 pm.

Conway's Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Laura Dunneback.  Please read about Mrs. Dunneback here.


Conway's Service Employee of the Year is Ms. Linda Howard.  Please read about Ms. Howard here.


For information on the rezoning of Conway Elementary for 2015-2016 school year, please click here.

Monthly Fun Learning Challenges!
Challenge 1 can be found here.
Challenge 2 can be found here.
Challenge 3 can be found here.
Challenge 4 can be found here.
Challenge 5 can be found here.
These can be turned in anytime during the school year not just the month of the challenge.

View Principal Raybold's blog here.

Pick up and Visitor Changes for 2014-2015 school year:   to view the pick up and visitor changes for the 2014-2015 school year Click here.


 Summer Activity Suggestions


 

Learn about NSWC Cougar Credit Union here.


Online School Payments: Parents/guardians can now pay for fieldtrips, school fees, products, and services online using this link.  


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Children's Book Drive:
Conway is conducting an on-going children's book drive. We are collecting used books for families in need of good books in their homes. Boxes for collection have been placed around the school and in the front foyer. Please help support our families with your donation of used books.


Conway Cougar Clothing:

ImageIf you have old Conway Cougar logo clothes at home that no longer fit your children, please consider dropping them off at school so we can outfit other students with Cougar gear.  A red collection box is located in the lobby.
 


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Summer Office Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM,
Monday-Thursday

Summer Library:  Noon - 2:00 PM
July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and August 3rd.
 

School Supply List for 2015-16 school year is located here.

Summer School Bus Route Information
 
Click the bus to view bus routes for summer school.
 
 
District Announcements
2015-16 Student Transfer Window Closes August 1
The student transfer window for the 2015-16 school year closes on August 1st.  Forms may be submitted by close of business Monday, August 3rd.  To find out more information about how to apply for a student transfer, click here.
New Athletics and Activities Code of Conduct

Participation in athletic and extra-curricular activities is an important learning opportunity provided by Stafford County Public Schools.  Participation in athletic and extra-curricular activities provides opportunity for students to apply what they have learned in a context beyond the classroom, particularly in the areas of communication, collaboration, and leadership.

The Stafford County School Board recently approved an Athletics and Activities Code of Conduct for our students, staff and fans.  This code of conduct will be shared with our community, coaches, students and parents over the summer and throughout the school year.

Please keep in mind that participation in athletic and extra-curricular activities is not a right.  Failure to meet expectations outlined in this document, as well as in School Board Policy and the Student Code of Conduct, will result in disciplinary action.

Work hard. Play hard. Represent us well!
 
To read the Code of Conduct, click here.
School Performance Report Card Survey

The Virginia Department of Education is asking parents and other members of the public to complete a 16-item online survey on improving annual School Performance Report Cards for schools, school divisions and the commonwealth.

The survey takes 15-20 minutes to complete. Responses are anonymous. The survey may be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/schoolreportcards and will remain active until Friday, August 14, 2015.

 
2015 SUGGESTED SUMMER READING

Below is a link to our 2015 Summer Reading Lists.  Please be advised that although the summer reading lists were designed with your child’s rising grade level in mind, don’t feel limited to only those titles. The books listed are just suggestions; keep in mind that wonderful titles exist on the lists both above and below your child’s grade. There are also wonderful titles that are not on the list at all! Some books may be best read aloud, others may be read independently. It all depends on your child’s individual interests and background knowledge.

August 7-9, 2015, School Supplies and Clothing Sales Tax Holiday

During this three-day period, purchases of qualifying school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and purchases of qualifying clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax. For details, click here for the Virginia's August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing website.
2014-2015 SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT INVOLVEMENT SURVEY

All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia’s schools are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey. This survey is not intended to measure satisfaction with the special education program. It is designed to determine whether or not the school facilitated parent involvement. The English and Spanish versions of the survey have been combined into one survey with both languages.
 
If you have questions related to the Parent Involvement Survey, please contact Hank Millward hank.millward@doe.virginia.gov at the Virginia Department of Education (804) 371-0525.  Click here for the Parent Involvement Survey. Please complete the survey by September 30, 2015.

The Governor's Nutrition and Physical Activity Scorecard recognizes and rewards schools for encouraging healthy habits. The Web-based Scorecard application allows schools to compete locally and on a statewide level to see which school is healthiest.
 


 
 
   
 Our Vision: 

Conway is a CAREing and safe place where all children will become leaders of their lives.

 

Our Mission: 

        At Conway we C.A.R.E. by being committed and accountable to one another through showing respect and effort in all we do.

Committed

Accountable

Respect

Effort


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