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Spelling Bee spelling bee


Congratulations to the Acquinton Elementary School Spelling Bee winners: Abby Dobson, Harmony Robertson, Isabella Bonifacio, Tranay Carter, and Cammie Heller.

All AES students participated in classroom spelling bees. The classroom winners then competed in the school spelling bee on December 14. The five school winners will advance to the King William district bee, competing against the five school winners from Hamilton-Holmes Middle.  The county bee will be held on January 9, 2018 at 4:00 at Acquinton Elementary. The district champion will represent King William County Schools in the Richmond Times-Dispatch Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Library of Virginia in downtown Richmond.

Inclement Weather Delay

Due to inclement weather, King William County Schools will open 2 hours late on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Twelve month employees report at 9:00 a.m.  

"Welcome to Virginia" concert

We could not be more proud of our 4th graders last night for performing their concert, "Welcome to Virginia!" Great job 4th graders!

York River State Park Field Trip thirdgrade

Third graders had a wonderful time at York River State Park! They found fossils that they could keep as a souvenir!

Battle of the Books! battle

Our Battle of the Books is well underway! Diary of a Worm won the first battle and Two Bad Ants won today! Who will the winner be?? We shall wait & see! 

Fourth Graders Participate in STEM Activity stem

Fourth graders recently participated in a STEM bottle flipping activity!

Homecoming Spirit Week at AES! pennant banner

Next week is Homecoming Spirit Week at AES!!

Monday: U.S.A: Wear RED, WHITE, & BLUE

Tuesday: African Safari: Wear ANIMAL prints

Wednesday: Polar Region: Wear ALL WHITE

Thursday: Relax in the Caribbean: Wear TROPICAL clothing (no bathing suits)

Friday: Back Home: Wear BLACK & GOLD

Update on Incident on Route 30 - October 5, 2017

Please CLICK HERE to view a copy of correspondence sent home regarding an incident on Route 30 on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

King William NAACP Donates Supplies NAACP donates to 3rd grade

Many thanks to the King William NAACP for donating school supplies to all eight classes of 3rd grade! We are so thankful for the support from our community!

Back to School Night 10/3/17 back2school

Please join us for Back to School Night: Student Showcase on October 3, 2017 from 6:00-7:00!

Thank you Broadus Church! Broadus
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Feed Virginia Day of Action - September 29, 2017

King William County Public Schools will offer ALL students FREE BREAKFAST on Friday, September 29, 2017. Please review the attached flyer for further information - CLICK HERE

Friendship Sushi! Sushi!

Third grade students in Ms. Allensworth's class made Friendship Sushi!
Rice Krispie Treat - choose to be a friend in all that you do!
Marshmallow Spread - stick with it this year, learn to work as a team!
Fruity Pebbles - friends that you will make this year!
Swedish Fish - it's ok to be a fish out of water and try new things!
Fruit Roll Up - wrap it all up and prepare for a great year!

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School Nutrition Program Update

The new MyPaymentsPlus Program is up and running.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Returning Student Registration Returning Student Registration

Complete the returning student registration this summer and make open house a breeze!

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! usa

Have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend!

Teacher Appreciation TAW

We are so grateful for the amount of work our teachers do here at Acquinton. Teachers have been spoiled this week with all kinds of goodies! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

NBC 12 Weather Shoutout! Students on NBC 12


Thanks to Andrew Freiden for the AES shoutout on NBC12 news in the morning! 

Congratulations gentlemen! gc

Congratulations to the new members of the Gentlemen's Club at AES. This is quite the accomplishment!

Field Day Rescheduled

Due to the impending weather, Field Day will be postponed to a later date. Thank you for your patience and cooporation. 

RO Champs! aes

Congratuations to the Reading Olympics team Book, Line, and Sinker for winning the competition last night! It was an incredible night of fun and engaged learning!

Field Day Postponed! sad face

Due to the impending weather, AES Field Day will be postponed and rescheduled for next Thursday, April 6th. Information will go home in Tuesday folders.  



Community members are invited to attend a presentation of the proposed 2017-18 School Budget by Dr. David O. White, Division Superintendent, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Hamilton-Holmes Middle School Atrium prior to the regular School Board Meeting.


KWCPS will dismiss 2 hours early today as scheduled. All after-school activities are canceled for this afternoon. The Parks and Recreation after-school program will remain on the normal schedule.

Attention 3rd & 4th Grade Families! field day

If your child needs to purchase a Field Day T-Shirt, please send in the form and money on Monday, February 27th.

February 28th-LITERACY NIGHT! charlie

REMINDER: Mark your calendar for the AES Literacy Night on Tuesday, February 28th featuring a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theme! You will not want to miss this fun night and the chance to WIN a prize!

Join us for the Eagles 5k! AES

On Tuesday, flyers were sent home with students for an Eagles 5k! If you are intertested please fill out the form and return it to AES. 

Andrew Frieden, NBC 12 visits! Andrew Frieden

Andrew Frieden came to talk with 4th grade studnets about weather today! Be sure to watch the news tomorrow morning for a video of studnets singing a speical song! 

Spelling Bee Winner from AES! #shawna

Congratulations to Shawna Tarkington, who was named the 2017 district spelling bee champion for King William County Public Schools.  Shawna, a fifth grade student at Acquinton Elementary, won the spelling bee by correctly spelling the word “haversack.” She will compete at the Richmond Times-Dispatch Regional Spelling Bee, scheduled for Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Library of Virginia.

In order to participate in the district level spelling bee, students from Acquinton Elementary School and Hamilton-Holmes Middle School first competed in classroom bees and school level bees.  The top five spellers from each school were invited to compete in the KWCPS spelling bee.

Winter Donations Donations

A huge thanks goes out to Broadus Memorial Baptist Church for donating hats and gloves to our school. They were a huge hit for those snow days!