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Yorktown Elementary School Fun Run

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

The Yorktown Elementary School (YES) PTA sponsored a one-mile Fun Run in November. Families, students, staff and volunteers participated in the one mile run to raise funds that will be used by the YES PTA to support students, staff, and programs. It was a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together and support the school while promoting healthy habits. Read more



Dare Elementary School Writer's Workshop

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

Second grade students at Dare Elementary School (DES) held a student author's celebration to share their Writer's Workshop personal narratives for their families. They have diligently been working to publish their writings for this special audience. Students have enjoyed their step by step writing journey and even prepared All About the Author pages about themselves. This activity truly helps students understand what it is like to be an author. Read more



Bethel Manor Elementary School Parent University

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

Fifth grade teachers sponsored a Parent University at Bethel Manor Elementary School (BMES) in November. Parents were introduced to the curriculum framework and pacing for the second nine week period of the 2016-17 school year. It was a wonderful opportunity for parents to ask questions and become more familiar with the upcoming SOL's. Read more



Yorktown Middle School Spelling Bee Champion

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

Yorktown Middle School’s (YMS) Mallory Jones will represent the school at the Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee on February 18, 2017. The YMS sixth grader survived 17 rounds against 15 other contestants to win the first Yorktown Middle School Spelling Bee. Anna Boyarinova was runner-up. The winner of the Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee will represent our area in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC. Read more



Waller Mill Elementary School Students Give Back

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

Waller Mill Elementary School (WMES) students in grades K-5 made the walk with canned foods to FISH. FISH is an all-volunteer not-for-profit agency providing help to residents of the greater Williamsburg area. FISH depends entirely upon a caring community for food, clothing, volunteers and financial donations, in order to serve our neighbors in need. Waller Mill students know what it means to serve the community. Read more



Paint the Plow

Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

The York County School Division knows just how much students look forward to a snow day (or two) each winter, and this year they may also be eager to see the crews working to get those roads clear again! That’s because if winter weather hits Hampton Roads this year, motorists will see some colorful snowplows on the roads thanks to students from around the York County School Division. The Virginia Department of Transportation provided the division with several plows in need of a "makeover." Art students from Bruton, Grafton, Tabb and York high schools have used their creativity to turn this non-traditional medium into masterpieces. Read more



Dare Elementary School Earth Kidd Club

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2016

The Dare Elementary School (DES) Earth Kidd Club headed outside for the first meeting of the school year to closely examining the dirt in the school’s butterfly gardens. Led by their favorite Master Gardener Ms. Chris, fourth grade students collected data on their findings and learned about the plants growing in the gardens as well as what lives in the dirt. Read more



PTA Walk-A-Thon Celebration

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2016

Seaford Elementary School’s (SES) Parent Teacher Association,PTA, sponsored its annual Walk-A-Thon in which students wereencouraged to collect pledges for the amount of laps they anticipated they could walk. This year, they raised an all-timehigh of more than $26,000. For exceeding their goal, students were able to silly string Principal Christina Head, Assistant Principal Lisa Jalomoand Board of Supervisor member Chad Green. The PTA raises funds to support SES students and staffas well as enhance the educational experience by providing additional materials and volunteering. Every student walked during the fundraiser and the studentsraised over $17,000. Read more



Coventry Elementary School Fundraiser

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2016

Coventry Elementary School (CES) held a fundraiser at Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake in Yorktown. Teachers Amy Hall, Amber McCarthy and Principal Paula Sasin volunteered their time and prepared pizzas for customers during this event. They provided service with a smile. Coventry wants to thank the customers that called in and mentioned their school to help raise money and especially Papa Murphy's for their community support. Read more



Bethel Manor Elementary School Celebrates Veterans

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2016

Students in Courtney Brightbill’s second grade classroom at Bethel Manor Elementary School (BMES) found a “heartfelt” way to thank local veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Students decorated hearts in red, white and blue and wrote thank you messages on the back of each drawing. The drawings and messages were then strung together to create a personalized banner which was donated to the VA hospital to show the students’ gratitude. Read more



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