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2022-2023-Family Newsletter #17

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January House Reading Challenge!

Get ready to read! This month, we will start a school-wide reading challenge. Each of our six houses are competing to see who can read the most books. Stay tuned to find out which house will win our reading challenge! Good luck, and happy reading!

Winter Growth Assessments Grades 3-5

Our students in grades 3-5 will be taking Winter Growth Assessments beginning Jan.23-Jan.26. Here is more information. Please contact Aimee Sergent, Assistant Principal if you have additional questions.

Upcoming PTA Meeting-Wednesday, January 11th

Note: This meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 11th @ 5:30 p.m. Please join us to hear about all of the exciting events coming up in the new year!

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Teacher Job Fair

Are you or someone you know interested in teaching with Hanover County Public Schools? Our HCPS virtual job fair will be held on Saturday, January 28th and the Week of Jan 30 - Feb 2. Interviews will be offered to individuals who are currently licensed or eligible for a provisional license through the Virginia Department of Education and seeking employment for the 2023-2024 school year. Interested candidates are asked to pre-register for the event by completing the application for the Job Fair vacancy through the HCPS jobs website.

Family Life Education

The Family Life Education will take place from January 31-February 2. Parents who wish to opt-out their child from family life will need to complete the online opt-out request form listed below. By completing this opt-out form, you are requesting a paper copy of the opt-out form to complete. Students will only be opted out of family life education with a signed paper copy that is returned to their classroom teacher prior to the lesson.

*Here's more information about the Family Life Program and the opt-out form.

PTA Updates

Kersey Creek PTA would like to wish all of you a Happy New Year!!

1/11- General PTA meeting (5:30 on zoom)

1/12- Arby’s (5-9pm)

1/18 Brunetti’s Express

*OUR RESOURCE AND SPECIAL ED teachers are in need of supplies: baby wipes, Kleenex, & disinfecting wipes are most needed.

SPIRIT NIGHT. There are two spirit nights this week, one at Arby’s on 1/12 and Brunetti’s on

1/18 Arby's, 5-9pm (show flyer at checkout) -

PTA MEETING. Please join us at our PTA meeting on 1/11 at 5:30 on zoom

    1. Meeting ID: 368 374 9423

    2. Passcode: 191300.

Other Documents

Transportation Note

(please be reminded to use transportation notes to communicate changes with your child's dismissal plan)

Lunch Menu

Lunch Visitor Information

Lunch Visitor Information (Spanish)