SKIPWITH NEWS – Week of 4/25/2022

Good afternoon families,

  1. As you may know our 4th Graders performed in a virtual recorder assembly this past week and they did an awesome job. Please use the following link in my email to view the performance.
  2. Don’t forget online Kindergarten registration for the 22-23 school year opened on Monday, April 18.  Please use the following link or  call the school at 804-527-4650 for more details
  3. As a reminder our virtual PTA silent auction is open until April 27th. Please use the link to bid on an item:
  4. You can register your child for Summer Academy now but must complete the forms before May 6 by sending your paperwork back to school with your child.
  5. The 3rd-5th SOL tests will be administered from May 2 through June 10, 2022. All SOL tests must be taken in person at school.
  6. Teacher appreciation week will be May 2-6. We will be celebrating our teacher all week so please watch for a flyer from our PTA with more details and ideas.

Finally, please see my email with more important information on the weekly health report, Summer School, Kindergarten Registration, and the Skipwith SOL schedule.

Skipwith Weekly Health Report – As you know, Henrico County Public Schools and Skipwith Elementary are doing everything reasonably possible to keep you informed about health concerns that are connected to our school. Over the past week, April 15 to April  22, 2022, Skipwith Elementary has recorded 0 positive COVID-19 cases. All close contacts have been previously notified by the building administration. Most importantly if your child is feeling sick, running a fever, or has COVID-like symptoms please keep them home and call the school to report the illness so we can help you determine their return date.

4th Grade Performance: Use the following link to view the 4th-grade performance.
Summer School: Summer Academy will be offered for all Pre-K to Grade 5 students at no cost to HCPS families. Breakfast and lunch will be served, and transportation will be provided from each elementary school to the designated Summer Academy site.

The following are the dates and times.
4-week window – July 11 to August 4. Mon – Thurs from 8. to 12:00
Families have the flexibility to attend the entire four weeks, or they may attend a two-week session:
July 11-July 21 or July 25-August 4

Kindergarten Registration: Online Kindergarten registration for 22-23 school year begins Monday April 18 using the following link
If you have any family, friends, or neighbors who have a child that will turn 5 by Sept.30, 2022 please remind them to go to the county or Skipwith website to complete the online registration forms. You can also direct them to call the school to set up an appointment to register their child for the 22-23 school year.

Skipwith SOL Schedule:  All SOL tests must be taken in-person at school. Below is the link to an SOL Parent Letter that explains the SOL Assessments in more detail, as well as Skipwith’s testing schedule. The letters are translated into a number of languages for you. SOL Parent Letters