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PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the School Board of King William County will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Hamilton Holmes Middle School to receive input from employees, parents, residents, and organizations regarding the 2019-20 School Budget.  The regular meeting will begin following the public hearing.


We are "On Top of the World" after our first week back at school! Welcome Back!

We are "On Top of the World" after our first week back at school! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AAhR5L3TXM&feature=youtu.be

 

 


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Welcome Back AES! Back to School

We are so excited to have all of our students back for another great school year!


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SafeSchools Online Training Program

SafeSchools Online Training Program can be accessed by clicking the link https://kwcps-va.safeschools.com/

The login information instructions can be accessed by clicking here.

 


Back to School Information

The Back to School Issue containing information from each of our schools and the Bus Routes for 2018-19 are attached below:

Back to School Issue Information

Bus Routes - CSPS & AES     REVISED 8-20-18

Bus Routes - HHMS & KWHS


Returning Student Registration

You will need to complete the returning student registration form for each of your children. This can be done online at any time. Once you are logged in to the parent portal, you can complete the form from the link at the bottom left side of the page.


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Returning Student Registration

You will need to complete the returning student registration form for each of your children. This can be done online at any time.


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PHONE LINES

This is a notice to inform you that the phone lines at KWCPS are currently down.  We are working to resolve this issue and we thank you for your patience.


2018-2019 Supply Lists supply

As you begin your summer and have some free time, please feel free to begin stocking up on school supplies for 2018-2019! It will be here before you know it! Please follow the link on the left hand side to access the supply lists or click here.


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SOL Schedule Change! Change

Due to Friday’s closing, the SOL schedule will be as follows: 

Monday, 21st - VA Studies 

Tuesday, 22nd - Math 3

Wednesday, 23rd - Math 4 Part 1

Thursday, 24th - Math 4 Part 2

Friday, 25th - MAKEUPS

Tuesday, 29th - Science 5

 


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AES Hits A Homerun! baseball

AES students attended the Richmond Flying Squirrels Game on Friday night as a reward for reading The Lemonade War earlier in the school year!


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Field Day! field day

Although it was a little windy, last Friday was the perfect day to have Field Day! Students enjoyed playing tug of war, running relays, and spending time with their classmates!


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Career Day Fun! career day

Career Day participants from all over the state of Virginia joined us at AES the Friday before Spring Break! Students loved hearing about allt he various types of jobs they could possibly have in the future! It was a great way to connect our schools and community!


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School Calendar Reminder

REMINDER - Friday, March 30, 2018 will be a full school day.


Spring Break springbreak

Spring Break will be April 2-6 for students and staff.


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Twin Day Reacheduled! Twinday

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Due to the school closing on March 2, 2018, twin day will be on Monday, March, 5.


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Inclement Weather Delay

Due to inclement weather, the schools will be closed today, Friday, March 2, 2018. Employees follow Code 6.


Read Across America Week drsuess

This week is Read Across America Week! Please join us in celebrating Dr. Suess' birthday week by dressing up in your favorite outfit to represent his famous books!

Tuesday: Crazy Sock Day!
Wednesday: Pajama Day!
Thursday: Crazy hat & stripes day!
Friday: Twin day!


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Letter to Parents

Letter to Parents 2-23-18


Happy School Counselors Week counselor

Happy School Counselor Appreciation Week to Mrs. Donna Pitts! The image below describes Mrs. Pitts perfectly here at Acquinton. Mrs. Pitts has the student's best interest in mind everyday and always steps up to the plate in times of need. Thank you for all you do Mrs. Pitts!


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Flu Letter

Dear Parent or Guardian:

We have entered the time of year when we see influenza (flu) and other respiratory viruses at school.  This year, KWCPS has seen an increase in the number of documented cases and we want to let you know what steps we are taking to keep our school community healthy and how you can help.  Our custodial staff is taking additional precautions to ensure that common areas within our schools are properly sanitized to minimize the spread of germs.  And, as always, staff encourages students to regularly wash and/or sanitize their hands to prevent children catching the flu or cold.

Respiratory infections, such as the flu and common cold, are spread when people come in close contact with sick people and inhale airborne droplets, or come in contact with contaminated surfaces.  Flu and cold symptoms can sometimes be difficult to tell apart.  Please review the chart below for a comparison:

To view the letter in it's entirety, please CLICK HERE

 


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NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE

 

The HHMS renovation is underway. Construction crews have begun demolition of the school board offices and will then begin the construction of what will be the 6th grade wing. Starting TOMORROW, Wednesday January 24th,  the access road from Rt. 30 to AES will be closed until further notice.  Therefore, all traffic coming to and from AES will need to use Acquinton Church Road.  We realize that this is an inconvenience for our families and we appreciate your patience as we make much needed improvements to the HHMS facility.


Schedule Change!

January 26, 2018 will now be a full day for students.


Inclement Weather Closing

Due to inclement weather conditions, King William County Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 18.  Employees should follow Code 2.


School Calendar Adjustments

Due to the recent inclement weather and loss of instructional time, the school calendar is being changed to the following:

KWHS and HHMS students will NOT have exams.  (DE students will still have exams for those courses.)

January 23rd will now be a normal school day for all students.
January 24th will now be a normal school day for all students.
January 25th will now be a normal school day for all students.
January 26th will now be a normal school day for all students.


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 Closing

Due to inclement weather, King William County Schools will be closed on Friday, January 5, 2018.  Employees follow Code 6.


"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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