Deborah Topping

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Dec 13

Homework Changes for Elementary Students

Starting Jan. 2, 2018, elementary students will be assigned less homework. Kindergartners could get up to 10 minutes of homework, while first-graders could get 10 to 20 minutes. From there, the scale goes up 10 minutes per grade level. Second-graders – up to 20 minutes .. Third-graders – up to 30 minutes … Fourth-graders – …

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Dec 13

Rezoning Timeline Updated: Dec. Input Session Added- rezoning will impact Creekside

December 12, 2017 The Suffolk School Board invites public input on the Rezoning Plan options for upcoming school year 2018-19. City-wide rezoning is being explored as the division opens the new Florence Bowser Elementary School and the new Col. Fred Cherry Middle School. The timeline for rezoning decisions has been revised: Thursday, December 14, 2017 …

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Dec 12

Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out the latest Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill to hear about our high school football programs,  art students painting windows, volunteering and more! 2-Minute Drill  

Dec 01

Breakfast and lunch menus are now available online!

Breakfast and lunch menus for all schools are available by clicking the link below. Menus

Dec 01

Elf on the Shelf Family Reading Night

Come out to Creekside’s Elf on the Shelf Family Reading Night! December 19, 2017 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Listen to a story with the Elf on the Shelf, learn reading strategies for home, read with your family & take part in the AR challenge.

Nov 30

December and January Important Dates

 Dec. 1-20             March of Dimes holiday ornament sale begins Dec. 6-12        Book Fair Dec. 12-18      PTA Penguin Patch- holiday shopping for students Dec. 12        PTA Meeting- Kindergarten performance- 6:00 Dec. 13           Interim Reports issued Dec. 15         PTA Winter Dance, 6:30-8:00 Dec. 19           Elf on the Shelf …

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Nov 22

Superintendent’s 2- Minute Drill

Check out the link below to hear all about the State of the Schools event, homework reduction in our elementary schools and rezoning. 2-Minute Drill

Nov 16

Fall Picture Re-take Day- Wednesday, November 29

Absences:  If your child was absent on October 26, he/she will have a picture taken on November 29.  If you would like to order pictures, return the order form with payment on November 29.  If you need a new order form, contact Mrs. Topping in the office. Re-takes:  If you paid for pictures on October …

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Nov 15

The Nansemond River Marching Band is coming to Creekside!

As a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, the NRHS Marching Band will perform at Creekside on Tuesday, November 21st!  Students who contribute $3.00 by November 20th will get to see this exciting performance!

Nov 08

Creekside supports the United Way!

From October 24- November 3, CES students had fun while supporting the United Way. A Gator Competition raised $742.00 and Spirit Week activities, including Storybook Character Dress-up Day, Hat Day, Crazy Hair Day and Pajama Day, brought in $1,172.00 for a total of $1,914.00 contributed to the United Way of South Hampton Roads!