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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. 
Spirit Week is the week of October 27, 2014.  See the details here

Boosterthon  fundraiser codes are here.

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.

If your 4th or 5th grader is interested in signing up for Girl Smarts, please fill out and return the permission slip listed here.  


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.  


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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Office Hours: 8 AM - 4:30 PM,

Weekly Calendar
Monday - October 20
SPEC Day 4
8am - 24 Club

Tuesday - October 21
SPEC Day 5
7:50am Student Growth Team Meetings

Wednesday - October 22
SPEC Day 6
8am Chorus
4pm Hip Hop

Thursday - October 23
SPEC Day 1

Friday - October 24
SPEC Day 2
745am Yearbook Club
6pm Trunk or Treat
      The abbreviation “SPEC” followed by a number in the calendar display (above) refers to which day of the specials rotation each day of the school week is. If you’re not sure which day your children’s specials are on, click here.

District Announcements
Communicable Diseases Update: Ebola Virus

As a school division we are aware that there are questions about the Ebola virus and concerns about the safety of our students and staff. We receive communications on a regular basis from the Virginia Department of Education to keep us informed of current updates and responses. Our staff and nurse manager have frequent communications and procedures are in place as advised by the health director for the Rappahannock Regional Department of Health. Our health services staff follows all local policies and medical procedures and as necessary, adjusts current practices when advised and directed by the Rappahannock Regional Department of Health.  Read more…
Signature Programs Info Night Canceled

The annual Signature Programs Information Night scheduled for October 23, 2014, has been suspended for the 2014-2015 school year. This information night is designed to offer information regarding all signature programs offered at the high school level in one evening.  At this time, the Stafford County School Board is committed to the recently approved program evaluation process and plan to review all data to determine the best method for providing program options to our students.  We are confident that all Stafford County families and students will still be able to access information and make informed decisions regarding high school programs and opportunities. 
Each high school will conduct a Rising 9th Grade Transition Night on February 11, 2015, for students and families scheduled to attend our high schools in the fall of 2015.  In addition, program specific information nights for each signature program will be hosted at various high schools to prepare students and families interested in applying for or accessing the programs.
Signature programs information sessions are scheduled as follows:
  • Commonwealth Governor’s School on November 17, 2014, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Colonial Forge & North Stafford high schools.
  • STAT, Stafford Academy for Technology on January 13, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Stafford High School
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) on February 4, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Brooke Point High School and on February 5, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mountain View High School
  • Information programs on APPX (Advanced Placement Programs of Excellence), CTE (Career and Technical Education), and JROTC programs will be held during the Rising 9th Grade Transition Night on February 11, 2015, and will be offered at each high school where the program is available.
All instructional programs are being reviewed for availability and information included above is subject to change.  Please monitor our school websites or contact your school counselor for any updates and changes.
Band Together to Fight Hunger Showcase of Marching Band Talent

The annual Band Together to Fight Hunger Showcase of Marching Band Talent will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014, at Mountain View High School.  Gates Open at 5:30 p.m. with performances beginning at 7 p.m.  The event is held to benefit the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank and donations of non-perishable food or cash donations will be accepted.  Rain date is Monday, November 10.  For more information on the event, please contact Karen Bingham at bandtogetherstafford@gmail.com.

Discovering Stafford Schools with Superintendent Benson

The Superintendent visited a couple more classrooms last week.  First up was Ms. Cavanaugh’s and Ms. Porter’s 7th math grade class at Shirley Heim Middle School.   He then visited Mr. Nunnally’s 5th grade science class at Widewater Elementary School.  Check out the Superintendent’s Blog to see what is happening in the classrooms.
Apply for Free & Reduced Meal Benefits

Stafford County Public Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals online!  The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!  Click here to apply.  For more information on our school lunch program, please click here.
Student Accommodation Report 2014 - 2015

The Student Accommodation Report (SAR) provides an annual comprehensive look at the school facility use to include review of building capacity, student membership, and attendance boundaries. Click here to view the report.

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.





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