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Oct 12

A Day in the Library!

School Board member Micky Ogburn visits, 4th Grade Digital Breakouts, 2nd Grade Research, Kindergarten author study, a visit from meteorologist Nikki Dee Ray, Maker Space, 3D Printing and more! Thanks to all for a fabulous Library Open House!


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Oct 10

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

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HCPS TV stopped by Mrs. Bailey’s 5th grade class as they worked on STEAM lessons.

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Oct 09

Character Dress Up Day

Get ready for our third annual Character Dress-Up Day!
Hosted by the library and our SCA, this is a fun day for students to dress up as their favorite book character. **Think simple and homemade!


On Friday, October 27th, dress in your book character costume and bring your book to school for some reading fun! See the flier for more details.

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Oct 09

Tuckahoe Public Library Events

Saturday Oct 21    10:30    Lego Build     free building  time.  We have the Legos, just bring your imagination.

Wednesday  Oct 25  3:30  (Grades 3-5)    Elementary Explorers          STEM  focused programs.

Saturday Oct 28  3:00-4:00   Halloween Party, sponsored by Tuckahoe teens.   Costumes encouraged     craft, games, face painting

Monday  Nov 6  6:30-7:30 pm  Thanksgiving Science  Family program

Tuesday Dec 5  7:00-8:00  pm  Sweet Celebrations  Family program (ages 3 and up)  make a mini gingerbread house

Wednesday Dec 20  3:30    (Grades 3-5)  Elementary Explorers        STEM  focused programs.

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Oct 09

Butterfly Update!

The butterfly decided to emerge on Saturday morning. Unfortunately, we missed it in action but were able to get some pictures of it right before and right after! Thanks to our fabulous teachers for these shots!

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Oct 06

Butterflies, Moths, and Mantises oh my!

Nature is in full bloom at Jackson Davis! We have loved watching the caterpillars form chrysalises and emerge as beautiful butterflies! Check out some of the other awesome finds we’ve had in our garden!


Our chrysalis hatched! from Anna Lingerfelt on Vimeo.

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Sep 15

Summer Reading WINNERS!

Congratulations, Dolphins! We are so excited to announce that we won the Summer Reading Trophy for the Tuckahoe Public Library! We had a total of 73 students who finished the challenge. We look forward to handing out certificates and putting the trophy on display in the library. Way to go!

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Sep 13

PTA Reflections

Do you like to dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art? This year’s PTA Reflections theme is “Within Reach.” Tell us your story.  A PTA Reflections Entry Form will be sent home soon. Get creative! Submit your entry by Friday, October 20.


See the official rules and entry form here.


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Sep 11

Gifted Identification Information

Are you interested in learning more about Henrico County’s Gifted Program, the identification process, and gifted services for identified students?  Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 8:30am when Mrs. Christine Bonner, Principal, Mrs. Amy Ford, Associate Principal and Gifted Identification Coordinator, and Ms. Kelly Becker, Gifted Resource Teacher will present information at a parent coffee program in the JDES cafeteria.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by September 19th (so we can plan for refreshments) by returning the bottom of this invitation to your student’s teacher.  We look forward to seeing you!

The gifted referral window for 3rd through 5th grade is October 9th-27th. Please send via email or written form to Mrs. Amy Ford, Gifted ID Coordinator

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Aug 23

Important Dates

October 12th Fall Picture Day

October 17-27 Dolphin Fund Fundraiser

October 17 PTA Meeting

October 27 Book Character Dress Up Day!

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