Laburnum Community Connection

Family Edition - May 9, 2021

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Greetings Laburnum Families,

Thank you to all of our families who were able to show our teachers your appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week! Your small gestures mean a lot to our hard working staff.

We also want to give a shoutout to our PTA, The Light Community Church, Henrico Retired Teacher's Association for supporting our Teacher Appreciation Week festivities.

Happy Mother's Day to all mothers and mother figures. We hope you enjoy your day!

SOL Information:

See below for upcoming SOL dates. All 3-5 families received information regarding SOL administration. If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Angela White at

3rd - 5th Reading SOL

  • In Person - May 11
  • Virtual - May 12

3rd - 5th Math SOL

  • In Person - May 18
  • Virtual - May 19

5th Science SOL

  • In Person - May 25
  • Virtual - May 26

As a reminder, school is closed on Thursday May 13th. Keep reading for other updates and reminders.


Laburnum Spirit/Swag Wear Store

Don't miss out on your opportunity to rock your Laburnum swag!! Click on the link below to buy our newest items with our new logo!

Swag Wear Shop:

The store will be open until May 17th, 2021. Feel free to email and share the store link with your friends and family on social media. Fulfillment of orders will occur 2-3 weeks after we close the link on May 17th, 2021.

We thank you in advance for your continued support of Laburnum Elementary School! Go Lions!

General Information

Attendance: We are kicking off our student attendance raffle on Monday, May 3. Your children will earn a raffle ticket for each week that they have perfect attendance. At the end of the month, 6 student names will be drawn to win a prize.

Perfect Attendance Raffle Flier

Awards: Email Ms. White ( or call the school to request Q3 Awards. Please also be reminded that Q2 Awards are still available for pickup.

Kindergarten Registration and NEW 1st - 5th Grade Student Registration

Use the link below to register any kindergarten student or NEW 1st - 5th grade student. Any registering kindergartner must be five by Sept. 30th, 2021.

There can only be two adults per registration appointment, everyone must wear a mask, and practice social distancing.

Online Registration Link

Matrícula de kindergarten en persona para el 2021-22 comienza el 12 de abril (solamente con citas). Contacte a la escuela de su zona para sacar una cita.

La matrícula en línea está abierta ahora.

Clinic News

Important Information for In Person & Virtual Students:

Families must report the following to the school:

  • Your child has tested positive for COVID
  • Your child has been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID.
  • Your child has been tested for COVID and is awaiting results (regardless of reason).
  • Your child has responded yes to any of the questions on the daily health screener questionnaire.

We will communicate this information to the HCPS health team which will make a determination as to when a student is able to return to school.

If your child is seen in the clinic due to experiencing COVID-like symptoms while at school, you will be provided with a note informing you of when your child is able to return to school.

Message from the School Counselor

Mark your calendar for College & Career Week

We are so excited to celebrate Career Week with our students this week! Students will be able to explore different post-graduate options and opportunities they may have when they grow up! We will also celebrate by dressing up each day! Check out the spirit week calendar at the top of the newsletter.

PTA Message

Join the PTA on Tuesday, May 18th at 5:30 for our next PTA General Meeting

Join by Video


Join by Phone:

Phone Numbers

(‪US‬)‪+1 208-843-1353‬

PIN: ‪274 316 867#‬

Don't forget to join our wonderful PTA! The cost is only $5.00 per person. Use the membership link today or stop by the school.

PTA Membership Link


May 13th - Student & Staff Holiday

May 31st - Student & Staff Holiday

Attendance Information:

Remember to complete the COVID Health Screener each morning with your in person studnt. If your child is sick, do not send your child to school. Please contact Ms. Jones, our attendance secretary, immediately. She can be reached via email at or phone (804) 228-2720.

If you have a planned absence, such as a vacation, prior approval from the principal is required for it to be considered excused. Email Mrs. Boone at

In person students cannot move between in-person and virtual unless quarantined by School Health Services due to COVID related situations. If you, your child, or anyone in your home has been exposed, tested, or contracted COVID. do not send your child to school and contact us immediately.

Instructional Packet Pick Up:

We will resume distribution of instructional packets to support virtual students. Bins will be placed outside by grade level. Locate your child's grade level bin and select one package per LES student. If you arrive between 9 and 4 and the bin is empty, ring the bell and someone will make additional copies. See the dates below.

  • 5/12

  • 5/26

3rd - 5th Reading SOL

  • In Person - May 11
  • Virtual - May 12

3rd - 5th Math SOL

  • In Person - May 18
  • Virtual - May 19

5th Science SOL

  • In Person - May 25
  • Virtual - May 26

Follow Us on Social Media

Follow us on social media at the below accounts. Just click like or follow. We will also share information via those accounts.

Twitter: @LaburnumES

Instagram: Laburnum_Elementary

Facebook: @LaburnumLions

Laburnum Elementary School

Mission: The mission of Laburnum Elementary School is to invest in each child’s academic, social, and personal development by providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students and their families.