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Welcome to the website of Kerrydale Elementary -  fully accredited and the Home of the Cardinals!
Upcoming Events
PWCS News
 
Divisionwide Announcements
Our school recognized for helping PWCS save money and the environment.

Money not spent on energy costs can be better invested in the classroom. Read more.
 
Kerrydale Announcements
A New Way to Buy School Supplies is Here!
Parents! What if we said that there was a quick, easy and inexpensive way to order your student's school supplies for next school year? Believe it or not, it's true! The PTO is partnering with Educational Products Inc. (EPI) a company that provides student supply packages at an affordable price, delivered directly to the school before school starts, taking all of the fuss out of school supply shopping! Forms were sent home in Friday Folders. Orders can be sent into school by sending this form (click here),  with payment, through June 15th. You can also place an order online through July 12th at www.educationalproducts. com/shoppacks. Enter school id: KER004. Place your order and keep your online confirmation as your receipt. Please contact us (kerrydalepto@gmail.com) if you have any questions about this great new offering, and as always thanks for your support!
Grades 3,4 & 5 SOL Results
The Standards of Learning (SOL) Test results for students in Grades 3,4 and 5 will be mailed home in July, due to the late testing window and the new retake process this year. 
Fifth Grade Parents:
ALL rising 6th graders will need a Tetanus, Dip­theria, Pertussis (Tdap) booster shot prior to the start of school in September, unless fewer than five years have passed since the last Tdap immuniza­tion. WITHOUT PROOF OF THIS IMMUNIZA­TION, YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENROLL IN SCHOOL FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR. This is a Commonwealth of Virginia requirement. Documentation for the shot can be brought to school up until June 15th. After that, it must be taken to your child’s middle school. Thank you to the parents who have already submitted the paperwork.
 
PTO News - New Officers
At our May PTO Meeting we elected new officers! Please help us welcome some new faces and say hello to some familiar ones! We still have open board and chair positions, and also welcome committee members for any of the committees as well. Please contact us for more information if you are interested! The complete list is posted on the PTO website - click here. Please feel free to contact us at KerrydalePTO@gmail.com if you would like to get involved or have any questions, comments, or suggestions! Have a great summer! 
2015-2016 Supply Lists
Please click here or check the Supply List, in the Parent's Guide section, for the whole school supply list. You can also click on the grade level below. Students can bring in their supplies to our Open House or on the first day of school.  Happy Shopping!
 
Kindergarten      First Grade      Second Grade      Third Grade     
  
                               Fourth Grade      Fifth Grade
Summer School at Minnieville ES

This year, Summer School will be held at Minnieville Elementary  on July 6-24th from 9am-12:30pm for Kerrydale students that qualify. Registration packets were sent home by your child’s teacher. If you haven’t registered for summer school yet, please send in your child’s form as soon as possible. Free breakfast and lunch will be offered to all students. Transportation will be provided to summer school at Minnieville ES. The program will offer remediation in the areas of reading and mathematics, free of charge, for students who qualify. All 5th Graders, participating in Summer School, will attend Woodbridge Middle School. We hope your child will join the summer school program for an exciting summer of learning! Late registrations will be accepted on Friday, June 26th, 9-12pm only. If you want more information or have any questions, please contact Mrs. Williams at 703- 590-1262. Keep learning this summer!

Rising 6th Graders - Becoming a Bobcat Summer Orientation
In and effort to help provide a smooth transisition and provide support and assistance to incoming 6th grade students and parents, Beville Middle School is inviting your child to participate in a two-day transisition session, called Becoming a Bobcat. The Becoming a Bobcat program will be held at Beville Middle School on August 20th from 8am-12pm.  Click here for the registration form.  If you and your child would like to participate in this valuable opportunity, please complete the attached form, and return as directed on the form.  All forms must be returned by Friday, July 31st. The bus schedule will be posted on Beville's website and the doors of the school about a week ahead. If you have any questions, please contact the coordinator, Jason Boynton at boyntojx@pwcs.edu or leave a message at Beville Middle School. We look forward to meeting you and your future Bobcat!
New Student Registration
Kerrydale's office registers students daily, from 10am-2pm, Monday - Friday. Please click here for more information on what you need to bring with you to register your child(ren). You can also click here to download the enrollment forms. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Burgess at 703-590-1262 with any questions. You may want to call ahead to make sure the office is open. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
From the Nurse's Office:

Please check out the links under Nurse's News (on the left) to find out more information about School HealthTreatment Plans, Medications and Vaccinations that upcoming 6th Graders MUST have before the Fall. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Mrs. Gardner, Kerrydale's School Nurse.

Learn24VA Digital Learning Portal
The Virginia Department of Education had developed Learn24VA. a digital learning portal designed to suppport digital learning across the Commonwealth. Learn24VA is a collection of web-based tools, applications, content, and courses to provide Virginia students, educators and families with 24/7 access to high-quality learning resources.  This portal is accessible at www.learn24va.org. For more information, contact Cheri at cheri.kelleher@virtualva.org.
Summer Reading & Summer Quest
Please visit the Summer Reading link (on the left) for all information on the PWCS Summer Quest Reading Program and for reading lists by grade level. Read lots of books this summer and enjoy the adventure!!!
Keep learning this summer!
You can use Raz Kids, Type to Learn 4, Study Island and solpass.org all summer long on most internet enabled devices. All Kerrydale students have access to all of our internet based learning sites through August 26th. If you have any questions or your child forgot their log in information, please email Mrs. Wingo Ermold at wingomm@pwcs.edu.  New log in information for Kerrydale students will be issued in the fall. Keep reading and learning every day!!!
Kerrydale, Go Mobile!
Get the MyPWCS app from the iTunes App store (for Apple products) or Android's Play Store, choose the schools (plus the Division) to follow, and you will have easy access to news, calendars, menus, lunch money accounts, contact info, and more.  Enable "push notifications" to get the best alerts your specific device has to offer. Find user's guides and other helpful information on pwcs.edu and in the resources section of the mobile app. You will have access to news and everything that is happening at Kerrydale & PWCS right at your fingertips. Check it out today!
Shop, save and collect this summer!

Kerrydale collects box tops, soup labels, used cell phones and chargers, and all ink cartridges to support our school throughout the year. These items are collected and then are redeemed to support Kerrydale's various programs. Please keep collecting them over the summer.  Ask your work or office if you can have their used ink cartridges for your child's school. If you shop at Giant, Safeway and Target, registering your cards on their website and using them while shopping, also supports Kerrydale. They provide monetary and product donations to our school. To find our school  codes and store websites, please click here. Thank you for supporting Kerrydale, while you shop, save and collect this summer!

 
Parent Portal Summer Information

Parent Portal registration is now closed for parents who do not yet have a Parent Portal user account. If parents who have registered do not receive their new user login by June 1, they must re-register in the fall when the registration process goes back online. To see more details about how parents can register for a user account, go the Parent Portal Information Page.
 

For parents who already have a Parent Portal account, the ability to edit your Parent Portal contact information online will be disabled and no further edits will be accepted after June 1. However parents may visit the school office to update their contact information in person. Parents and students will be able to view grades, attendance and contact information up to June 30. Edit capability will be back online in late August (date to be announced.) Please check our web page for more information in the fall.

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