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Apr 30

Skipwith Grades 3rd-5th SOL Testing Schedule

Skipwith Grades 3rd-5th – SOL TESTING SCHEDULE
SOL / HATS and all end of the year testing is upon us. Please be sure to do the following things to ensure your child is ready to do their best.
Week 1 –  May 7-11
Week 2 – May 14-17
Week 3 – May 21-25
Mon. 7 – 5th – Reading Part 1
Tues. 8 – 5th – Reading Part 2
Wed. 9 – 4th – Virginia Studies
Thur. 10 – 3rd – Reading Part 1
Fri. 11 – 3rd – Reading Part 2
Mon. 14 – Make-Up Tests
Tues. 15 – 4th – Reading  Part 1
Wed. 16 – 4th – Reading  Part 2
Thur.  17 – 5th – Math Part 1
Fri. 18 – 5th –  Math Part 2
Mon. 21 – 3rd – Math  Part 1
Tues. 22 – 3rd – Math  Part 2
Wed. 23 – 4th – Math Part 1
Thur. 24 – 4th – Math Part 2
Fri. 25 – 5th – Science

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Apr 18

Totally Awesome 80’s Party! Friday, April 27th 6-8pm

Join us for a totally 80’s dance party and silent auction! Bring the whole family and jam out to an evening of the best 80’s music! Questions contact Rebecca Cox

Ticket includes: Entry to the Dance & Silent Auction, 1 slice of pizza, 1 drink (additional pizza and drink may be purchased for $1 each at the dance
Advance ticket price- $5
At the door – $7

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Mar 23

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

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HCPS-TV stopped by Ms. Gittings class and was able to check out a cool reading lesson.

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Mar 22

PTA Service Project: Supply & Food Drive March 26th-30th

Help Skipwith PTA Make A Difference In Our Community!

Supply and Food Drive For Supportive services for single women and women with children

Visit for more information about this wonderful organization!

When:  Monday, March 26th – Friday, March, 30th

How can you help?

Register yourself and your family to help with this event by visiting  HYPERLINK “” Click on Join Now and follow the directions.

Send in items off the following list during the week of March 26 – March 30.

Items may be sent with your student, or dropped off in the school lobby between the hours of 7:20 and 4:00 Monday through Friday.

Any questions? Please contact Suzanne McNiven at

Thank you for helping Skipwith PTA make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Richmond area!

Skipwith Elementary PTA

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Mar 20

Chrysler Cars4 Classrooms Thursday, March 22nd 3-6pm

Join Skipwith Elementary School PTA on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Event is from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Chrysler will donate $10 for each test drive and another $10 for a Facebook post from the event! That’s a total of $20 to support our school!

Simply, show up, test drive a Pacifica, and post about it on Facebook using your unique hashtag.

We will have food trucks, community vendors. and music!

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Mar 20

Music & Art Night Thursday, March 22 at 6pm

Please join us for a fun night celebrating Music & Art at Skipwith Elementary School! At 6pm the fourth graders will put on a musical performance followed by a music activity for everyone! The school wide art show begins at 6:30pm in the gym. Every student at Skipwith, Pre-K through 5th grade, will have a piece of artwork on display and available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Skipwith PTA. We hope to see you there!

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Mar 05

Principal’s Message & Monthly Newsletter: March 2018

I will continue to send weekly phone message for the weekly reminders, however, in an effort to develop a stronger communication between school and our parents I plan to send a monthly newsletter beginning with this first addition for March. This newsletter will detail the monthly events, highlight important dates and reminders. This month’s newsletter will highlight the following topics:
1.    Principal message
2.    Important dates in March
3.    School Safety and Student Social Media usage
4.    Skipwith and HCPS websites and resources
5.    English Second Language Learners Resources

Please click the link below to view the March Newsletter


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Feb 08

Harding Scholarship Information

Harding Scholarship Information

Applications are now available for three $1,000 scholarships awarded annually by Skipwith’s PTA. Two $1,000 William E. Harding Scholarships and one $1,000 Audrey Harding Teacher Scholarship will be awarded to current high school seniors. Scholarships will be presented at our May 17th PTA meeting.

Seniors who attended Skipwith for at least one year are eligible to apply. Additionally, students applying for the Audrey Harding Teacher Scholarship must be enrolled in a teacher eduction program at a four-year college in the fall.

You will find applications in the online listing of scholarships on websites of all Henrico County high schools and of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School. Students at schools outside the county may email Susan Ryan at for information and applications. All applications are due to the Skipwith PTA no later than April 27, 2018.

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Feb 08

Upcoming Events!

Mark your calendars for the upcoming event:

  • February 8th 4pm-8pm Spirit Night at Charles Kitchen on Broad Street
  • February 22nd 6pm-8pm Jump Rope for Heart Event
  • March 8th 4pm-8pm Spirit Night at McDonald’s on Parham Rd
  • March 22nd Music & Art Night with Chrysler’s Cars4Classrooms Fundraiser(more information to come next month)

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Feb 08

Jump Rope for Heart PTA Night is Thursday, February 22 6pm

Join us for a fun filled heart healthy activity night supporting Jump Rope for Heart!

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