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    Free Meals Flier

    Food Service
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    Internet Hubs

    PCPS is offering internet hubs for students and families to access the internet for virtual learning. There are daytime and evening options available at Pocahontas Landmark Center (4290 Anderson Highway), Powhatan High School (1800 Judes Ferry Road), and Powhatan Middle School (4135 Old Buckingham Road). Complete information on schedules and signing up is linked here.

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    News Release - Revised document

    FOOD SERVICE PRESS RELEASE
    EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 to DECEMBER 31, 2020

    The meal distribution program at PCPS has been granted a waiver to reinstate serving free breakfast and lunch meals to ALL students who attend Powhatan County Schools and to any other child 18 years or younger. This is the same seven-day program that was used to provide meals from March to August 2020. However, the distribution process will be slightly different since we have students back in school.
    Starting on September 1, 2020, a free lunch and breakfast meal will be offered to all hybrid students on the days they are in class. Any paid meals purchased from September 1-4, will be credited back to your child account. Bagged meals will be available for these students to take home for the days they are not in class. Bagged meals will also be available for parent pick-up for any student enrolled in the all-virtual program.

    See the attached PDF document (also linked here) for complete information.

    Food Service
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    Meal Distribution Update

    FOOD SERVICE PRESS RELEASE

    EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 to DECEMBER 31, 2020

     

    The meal distribution program at PCPS has been granted a waiver to reinstate serving free breakfast and lunch meals to ALL students who attend Powhatan County Schools, and to any other child 18 years or younger.  This is the same seven-day program that was used to provide meals from March to August 2020. However, the distribution process will be slightly different since we have students back in school.

    Starting on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, a free lunch and breakfast meal will be offered to all hybrid students on the days they are in class. Bagged meals will be available for these students to take home for the days they are not in class. Bagged meals will also be available for parent pick-up for any student enrolled in the all virtual program.

    The distribution procedures will be as follows:

    A Track Students – These students attend school on Mondays and Tuesdays and will be offered a breakfast and lunch meal during normal meal times. On Tuesday afternoon they will be offered bagged meals for Wednesday through Sunday.

    B Track Students – These students attend school on Thursdays and Fridays and will be offered a breakfast and lunch meal during normal meal times. On Friday afternoon they will be offered bagged meals for Sunday through Wednesday.

    PreK to 3rd Grade – Beginning September 14, 2020 these students will attend school Monday through Friday. Therefore, they will be offered free meals each day and on Friday afternoon will be offered bagged meals for Saturday and Sunday.

     

    Virtual Learning Students – Meals for these students may be picked up on Wednesday. Breakfast and lunch meals for seven days will be available.

    • Powhatan High School - 9:30am to 10:30am.  Bus loop at the rear of the school.
    • Powhatan Middle School - 4:30pm to 5:30pm.  Door 11 located on the western side of the school.

    Pick up without student present – The parent or guardian must provide the student name and student ID number to receive meals.

    Pick up with student present – Breakfast and lunch meals for seven days will be provided for each child in the vehicle that is under the age of 18. The student name and ID number is not required if the student is in the vehicle.  

    Lead-in and exit only signs will be at each location to help with traffic flow.

    If you are unable to pick up meals during the scheduled times, please contact Sodexo by email foodservice@powhatan.k12.va.us  or phone 804-598-5700, extension 123, for an alternate time or delivery method.

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Day A & B Bus Routes Released

    Bus routes are attached below in PDF format.

    Transportation
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    Technology Help Information

    Kajeet Hot Spot help:    240-482-3500 extension 1

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Student Meals Information Announced

    For details of student meals for all grades & Return to Learning Pathways, please visit http://www.powhatan.k12.va.us/groups/66648/food_service/meals

    Food Service
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    Hours and Phone Numbers

    Office Hours: 6:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday

    Transportation Department Phone Numbers: 804-598-5706 or 804-598-5709

     

    Transportation
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    Media Release

    August 21, 2020 Media Release: 2020-2021 PCPS Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals is linked here

    Food Service
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    2020-2021 Supply Lists

     

    Kindergarten

    • Backpack (Non-rolling)** 
    • 1 pair 5” blunt Fiskar metal scissors**
    • 2 marble composition notebooks
    • 1 heavy duty plastic folder w/bottom pockets**
    • 1-8 palette watercolor paint** 
    • 2 boxes of 24 crayons, (Crayola preferred)
    • 2 boxes of washable primary color markers
    • 2- 4 oz. bottles of glue, (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 12 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 12 regular sharpened yellow #2 pencils
    • 2 large BLACK Expo dry erase markers
    • 1 set of earbuds or headphones**




       

    First Grade


    • 12 pencils (sharpened preferred)
    • 2 marble composition notebooks**
    • 2 (2 sided) plastic bottom pocket folders**
    • 1 pair 5” Fiskar point metal scissors**
    • 2 boxes of 24 crayons
    • 12 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 1 large pencil eraser**
    • 2 Dry erase markers
    • Backpack (Non-rolling)
    • 2 highlighters



    Second Grade


    • Backpack (Non-rolling)
    • 2 composition marble notebooks**
    • 3 (2-sided) bottom plastic pocket folders
    • 12 #2 pencils, (sharpened preferred)
    • 1 large pencil eraser
    • 1 box of washable markers (8 pack primary colors)
    • 2 boxes of 24 crayons
    • 1 pair 5” Fiskar point metal scissors**
    • 12 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 1 pkg. colored pencils
    • 2 dry erase markers
    • 1” 3 ring binder

    BOYS ONLY

    • Post it notes

    GIRLS ONLY

    • 2 yellow highlighters

    **Please LABEL these items with your child’s name.





    Third Grade


    • 3 marble composition notebooks (100 sheets/200 pages) * No spiral notebooks
    • 3 plastic folders (bottom pockets)
    • 10 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 1 4-pack of highlighters
    • 2 boxes of 24 crayons
    • 1 pair 5” Fiskar point metal scissors
    • 12 #2 pencils, (sharpened preferred)
    • 2 pkg. of Colored pencils
    • 1 pkg. of pencil top erasers
    • 1 pkg. of index cards (unruled/blank)
    • 1 (6 pk.) of Expo dry erase markers-BLACK

    BOYS ONLY

    • Post it notes (3 pack)

    GIRLS ONLY

    • Notebook paper (wide ruled)

    OPTIONAL

    • hand held sharpener w/cover
    • 1 box of markers (primary color)
    • 1 pkg. of colored pens

    Fourth Grade

    • 12 #2 pencils (sharpened preferred)
    • 1 box 16 Crayola crayons
    • 1 box Crayola Markers OR 1 box of colored pencils
    • 3 marble composition notebooks (no spiral)
    • 1 pair 5” metal point scissors
    • 10 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • 2 plastic folders with pockets
    • 1  small pkg. of colored pens (any colors)
    • 2  highlighters
    • 1 pack of Expo ultra fine dry erase markers
    • 1pkg. notebook paper (wide ruled)




    Fifth Grade


    • 24  #2 pencils, (sharpened preferred)
    • 3 highlighters (multi-colored)
    • 1 pkg. colored pencils
    • 2 pairs of scissors** (keep 1 at home)
    •  1 pkg. of  dry erase markers (fine point)
    • 1  pkg. loose leaf paper
    • 5 marble notebooks**
    • Small hand-held pencil sharpener with cover**
    • 15 glue sticks (Elmer’s preferred)
    • Earbuds*
    • 1 spiral notebook**

    BOYS ONLY 

    • 1 pkg. of blue/and/or black pens

    GIRLS ONLY 

    • 1 package red pens

    OPTIONAL

    • post-it notes (any size or color)
    • ruler (for home)
    • index cards

    **Please LABEL these items with your child’s name.

     

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Kindergarten Enrollment Is Online NOW!

    Enrollment for kindergarten will begin online this year. Please visit our enrollment page (linked here) for more information on this process. You can also copy and paste this link into your browser:  http://www.powhatan.k12.va.us/groups/66663/student_services_and_interventions/kindergarten_registration.

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Mindfulness at Home

    The school counselors collaborated with Kirsten Lightner, one of the School Psychologists in the county, who created a lesson about mindfulness! Practicing mindfulness, gratitude, and building skills of resilience during these times of uncertainty can not only help our students but their parents and families as well. Check out the lesson below and the resources at the end for activities that can help your child practice!

     

    Mindfulness at Home

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    School Counselor Contact Information

    Peggy Jenkins, our school counselor, is available to support our students and families! You may contact her at peggy.jenkins@powhatan.k12.va.us or at (804) 372-5722 between 10-12 Monday-Friday.

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Coping Skills for COVID-19

    Please use the link below for some helpful tips to navigate these challenging times-stay well!!

     

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oDx2j2pEXa1fDmSXiGIlR6wF4i1pHyReEXmkFwVHcEY/edit?ts=5e9ddfdd#slide=id.g35f391192_04

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Congratulations!!

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    COVID-19 Supports for Distance Learning

    COVID-19 Documents & Archives linked here

    March 13, 2020  3 13 20 Supports for Distance Learning.pdf  Text of this document is linked here

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Parent Pick Up

    Parent Pick Up Q & A

    Parent Pick-Up Procedures

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    "If the Lights are Flashing, Don't Try Passing"

    PCPS Bus Drivers show off their new shirts.

    Transportation
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    Nominate an Employee for the Helping Hands Award

    Do you know a Powhatan County Public Schools employee who is Inspiring, Empowering, or Innovating? We want to hear from you! Tell us about any staff member who is making a difference in the lives of our children by inspiring, empowering or innovating. Please use the online nomination form linked here to tell us about a Powhatan Schools staff member who deserves to be recognized. We welcome suggestions from students, families, co-workers or community members.

    Powhatan Elementary School
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    Substitute Bus Drivers Wanted

    Excellent Benefits:
    CDL Bus/Passenger training provided. School Bus Work schedule aligned with the school calendar. Drivers typically work four hours each day. This work schedule is great for parents of school-aged children.
    Apply online through our TalentEd Hiring Portal linked here

    Transportation
  • Schoology Training

    Schoology training for parents will be offered VIRTUALLY on

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:00-3:30pm
    https://powhatan.zoom.us/j/635233318?pwd=a295TTdzT01xUmpWZnFEZjRvK0pLUT09


    Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:00-3:30pm
    https://powhatan.zoom.us/j/635233318?pwd=a295TTdzT01xUmpWZnFEZjRvK0pLUT09

    IN PERSON TRAININGS: 

    Thursday, August 20th 5:00-6:00pm

    Friday, August 21st 10:00-11:00am

    Sign Up here:  Schoology Sign-Up

    Powhatan Elementary School
  • **New** Online Free/Reduced Meal Application

    Parents may now complete an online application for free/reduced meals for their PCPS students by visiting the MySchoolApps website linked here

    Food Service
  • Thank you to all PCPS Bus and Car Drivers who work hard to safely transport the children of Powhatan County every day.

    Transportation
  • Important Email Addresses

    Attendance e-mail:
     
    Bus Note e-mail:
     
    Parent Pick-Up e-mail:
    Powhatan Elementary School
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