Jun 27

Summer Reading Lists and STAR

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids reading over the summer?
Do you need some good websites to keep kids engaged in learning?

Click the links below for suggested titles by grade level for rising Kindergarten through 6th grade students.

“Rising” = Student will be starting the listed grade in September 2017

Elementary summer reading lists

Middle School summer reading lists

Click the link below for STAR- Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

You will find activities in English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Art, Computer, Foreign Language, Life Skills, Music and Physical Education!

STAR

Jun 26

Elementary Summer School Information

Selected elementary students will LEAP into summer learning on Wednesday, June 28.

LEAP is the division’s full-day remediation and enrichment summer program for about 500 selected K-5 students and rising kindergarten students without preschool experience.

Click here for LEAP Bus Routes

 

  • (Enrollment is closed. Letters have been mailed to parents of students invited to participate in LEAP 2017.)
  • The program will be held at Hillpoint Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays — starting June 28 and ending July 27.
  • Morning sessions will focus on academic remediation, and afternoon sessions will focus on enrichment opportunities.
  • LEAP administrators are elementary assistant principals Jennifer Conner and Jill Paraska.
  • The program also provides some health and wellness activities, such as vision and hearing screenings, dental exams, physical fitness screenings, life and safety skills, and conflict resolution lessons.
  • Community partners in the 2017 program include United for Children / United Way of South Hampton Roads, Early Childhood Development Commission of Suffolk, Hampton Roads Community Health Center / Healthy Smiles, Birdsong Foundation, Suffolk Library System, Suffolk Parks & Recreation, Suffolk YMCA, Suffolk Partnership for a Healthy Community, Triple T Sports Center, and Western Tidewater Community Services Board.
  • Enrichment activities will include field trips, sign language, swimming, woodworking, crafting, dance, aerobic exercise, computer coding, movie-making, team sports, reading in rhythm, healthy eating, gymnastics, book club, science camp, fitness, and computer creations.
  • For more information, contact Conner at jenniferconner@spsk12.net or Paraska at jillparaska@spsk12.net

Jun 26

Creekside Elementary Summer Office Hours

All Suffolk Public Schools and offices will be open Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. –  5:30 p.m.  from June 19 through August 17, 2016.  

Jun 21

New Student Registration

Welcome to Creekside!

We are very excited that your family might soon be joining our community of learning!

Enrollment Process

Students entering Kindergarten must have reached their fifth birthday on or before September 30th of the year in which they enroll. Students must register at the school to which they are zoned before beginning classes.

School attendance zones can be found using the “School Zone Locator” using the link below.  A specific street number and street address must be entered.

 link to the SCHOOL ZONE LOCATOR. 

At the time of registration, the parent or legal guardian (proof of guardianship required) must submit a photo identification and proof of residency in the City of Suffolk.  Acceptable proofs of residency include, but are not limited to:

  • Utility bill (gas, water or electric) within the last two months for the current Suffolk address,
  • Rental lease, rental agreement, deed or mortgage contract for the current Suffolk address
  • Suffolk Driver’s License or Division of Motor Vehicles Identification Card with the current Suffolk address listed as residence

To enroll a child in a public school division in Virginia, state law required the parent/guardian provide certain information to the school division:

  • Birth Certificate, original certificate of birth or certified copy
  • School Entrance Physical and Immunization Certificate completed by a physician. This form may be obtained from any Suffolk public school, the Suffolk City Health Department, family practice medical office, or military medical clinic.  Kindergarten physicals must be dated within 12 months of the start of school.
  • Immunization Record
  • Expulsion Statement, if applicable

 


Out-of-Zone /  Special Request Application

Request for out of zone placement should be completed using the Out of Zone/Special Request Application and returned to the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.

APPLICATION for 2017-18 Out-of-Zone Placement available now … Click Here

  • Any request submitted after June 1st st may not receive a decision until after school begins.
  • Click here for Proof of Residency form.  (updated April 2017)
  • NOTE:  These documents must be notarized by a Notary Public outside of the school division before being turned into the school division for consideration.

KINDERGARTEN Registration for 2017-18 …  Link here for informational brochure on Kindergarten.

NEW Local Videos:

Immunizations Required by Virginia Law

  • 4 DTP or DTaP – at least one dose after 4th birthday
  • 4 Polio – at least one dose after 4th birthday
  • 2 Measles – 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 2 Mumps – 1st on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 1 Rubella – on/after 12 months of age
  • Note: Measles, Mumps, Rubella requirements are also met with 2 MMR – 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 3 Hep B – (2 doses if Merck adult formulation given between 11 – 15 years of age)
  • 2 Varicella – to susceptible children born on/after January 1, 1997; 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten

 

Jun 20

2017-2018 SPS Calendar

Please click the link below for the 2017-2018 school calendar.

SPS Calendar

Jun 20

2017-2018 School Supply Lists

Please click the link below for the 2017-2018 school supply lists.

CES School Supply Lists

Jun 19

A Summer Learning Series…

Spark, an original video series created by Suffolk Public Schools, intended to ignite curiosity and keep students learning this summer. From at-home science experiments and reading fun to computer coding, and everyday math, Spark is 90 seconds of simple, easy ideas.

Subscribe to the Suffolk Public Schools You Tube Channel or follow Suffolk VA Public Schools on Facebook for weekly Spark videos this summer.

Check out Spark Promo here

Jun 15

Report Cards

Report cards will be sent home with students on the last day of school.  Report cards will not be mailed.  If your student is absent on the last day, you may pick up the report card from the office Monday- Thursday, 7:30-5:30.

Jun 13

Summer Reading

Looking for books to keep your kids reading over the summer?
Click the links below for suggested titles by grade level for rising Kindergarten through 6th grade students.

“Rising” = Student will be starting the listed grade in September 2017

Elementary summer reading lists

Middle School summer reading lists

Jun 13

Creekside Summer Office Hours

All Suffolk Public Schools and offices will be open Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. –  5:30 p.m.  from June 19 through August 17, 2016.  

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