Woodville Elementary School

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  • Principal

    December 2020

     Dear Parents and Students,

    First and foremost, I would like to say thank you to our students, parents, and community members for all of their support during these challenging times. We are so fortunate to live in a community that rallies together whenever there is a crisis. As we move forward with virtual learning for the remainder of the school year, we cannot stress enough the importance of student engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous learning. Course content is progressing and it is imperative for students to keep up with their school work. Parents, please be sure to periodically check your child’s progress on Parent Portal.

    Put an I.O.U. for a special event or activity in his/her stocking. When students are asked to write about a memorable event in their lives, it isn't a special gift they usually choose to write about, but a particular experience they have had with someone special. During this season of the year we would like to say thanks to:

    Thank you: Teachers for preparing and executing daily interactive lessons for your classes, for maintaining daily office hours in order to provide guidance and support for parents and students and for hosting daily/weekly online meetings so students can connect and collaborate. 

    Thank you: Parents/guardians for working diligently to facilitate the distance learning process for your child(ren) remotely in your home, in addition to your own work and other important responsibilities.

    Thank you: District food service staff for preparing and distributing meals every weekday for all children, regardless of age, who are interested and/or in need.

    Thank you: Transportation and paraprofessional staff for delivering meals to district neighborhoods every weekday, as well as delivering and picking up school work and supplies for students and families as needed.

    Thank you: District technology staff for all of your assistance with technical support.

    Thank you: City of Richmond for your support of our students, families and staff.

    Thank you: Healthcare, emergency service and essential workers for your work every day and for your support of our communities.

    As always, I encourage you to please continue to refer to the division website, our school website, https://www.rvaschools.net/WE page for additional information.
     
    In closing, I want to reiterate our gratitude for your continued support and wish you and your family good health and good spirits throughout the holiday season. We will continue to work and learn with you and to support each other in distance learning and beyond.  I feel confident that when we all return together, it will be with a greater sense of belonging and a renewed perspective on all of the values that make Woodville Elementary School such a special place. 
     
    Sincerely,
     
    Shannon M. Washington, Principal

     

     

Announcements

  • Woodville Elementary Support Staff will begin it's Lunch Bunch on Monday, February 1, 2021! This is an opportunity for students to socalize with friends, check-in with support staff, and participate in other fun activites. Please see the attached flyer for more information. We look forward to seeing you for lunch bunch!! Woodville Lunch Bunch

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  • Greetings Woodville Elementary Community,

    Happy New Year! Beginning January 4, 2021 from 3p.m. until 4:30p.m.; Ms. John our Music Teacher will be at Woodville to distribute instruments to the students who will be participating in band this year. 

    Ms. John will be set-up at the front entrace of Woodville Elementary near the marquee. Instrument distribution will be each Monday during the month of January from 3:00p.m. until 4:30p.m.

    Please remember to wear your mask and continue practicing social distancing during instrument pick-up.  If you have any further questions regarding instrucment please reach out to Ms. John at sjohn@rvaschools.net.

     

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  • Woodville Community & Stakeholders,

    Greetings! As many of you know the RPS School Board approved a revision to the daily schedule of students and teachers that took effect on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  Please find the newly approved and revised schedule in the link below.

    If you have questions, we encourage you to contact your child's teacher. As always, we thank you for your continued support of the students, faculty & staff of Woodville Elementary. Woodville Elementary Revised Schedule

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  • Attention Woodville Families!!

    The RPS Lit Limo will be making weekly stops at Woodville Elementary on Mondays! Please take a moment to visit the Lit Limo for amazing reading materials, a chance to win prizes and say hello to Woodville's very own Mrs. Berry-Hale!! Take a moment and check-out the Lit Limo schedule and be sure to share it with your family & friends!!

    Lit Limo Schedule

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District Announcements

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update for RPS Employees - On Thursday, January 14, 2021, all RPS Staff should have received an email containing a registration link for the COVID-19 vaccine. Also please tune into a special COVID-19 edition of RPS Live! for staff on Friday, January 15 at 4:30pm on the RPS Facebook page.

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  • RPS Mobile Help Desk Temporarily Closed - Due to potential COVID-19 exposure, the Mobile Help Desk will be suspending services until January 25, 2021. For any technology needs, please contact helpdesk@rvaschools.net.

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  • RPS Family Academy - With live workshops and a virtual resource library, the Family Academy provides RPS families and advocates the opportunity to connect with each other and get engaged with our childrens' education and future. Learn more and register for upcoming sessions here.

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  • #ReopenWithLove - For the latest information and resources for families, visit the #ReopenWithLove section of our website. It includes the most current information about meal distribution and other critical information.

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  • Family Support Helpline - Questions about reopening? Call the RPS Family Support Helpline at (804) 780-6195 and learn more about other resources available to families.

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  • Support RPS - There are many ways to support RPS and #ServeWithLove! Please consider volunteering, donating, or partnering with us, and for new and existing partners, don't forget to add your organization to our new searchable partnership database!

     
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"RPS Direct" Emails from Superintendent Kamras

  • RPS Direct Update (PM) - January 22, 2021

    Dear #RPSStrong Family, I have some important updates regarding the COVID-19 vaccinations scheduled for next week. Due to the national vaccine shortage, the Virginia Department of Health is rescheduling RPS employees who were previously registered for January 25, 26, 30, and 31. (See the FAQs below for more information.) Of note: If your appointment is on Monday, January 25, it will be moved to a new time on Friday, January 29. If your appointment is on Tuesday, January 26, it will be moved to the same time on Wednesday, February 3. If your appointment is on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (January 27, 28, or 29), there will be no changes. If your appointment is on Saturday, January 30, your appointment will be moved to the same time on Thursday, February 4. If your appointment is on Sunday, January 31, your appointment will be moved to the same time on Friday, February 5. If you were originally scheduled for next Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, or Sunday, you will receive an automated confirmation of your new appointment from “Acuity Scheduling” in the coming days. On Monday, January 25, RPS nurses will begin reaching out to everyone impacted by these changes to provide assistance. Click above to read more!

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  • RPS Direct Update - January 22, 2021

    Dear #RPS Strong Family, I'm reaching out with this special RPS Direct to share the following COVID-19 positive test result/s: Engagement Office - 1 staff member (last at Thomas C. Boushall Middle School on 1/14) Thomas H. Henderson Middle School - 1 staff member (last there on 1/11) Please reach out to your primary care provider if you have any concerns, or contact the Richmond City Health District (RCHD) by calling their COVID-19 hotline: (804) 205-3501. Please also continue to wear your mask, stay physically distant, and wash your hands. Our number one priority remains the health and safety of our students, staff, and families. Towards that end, we will continue to work in close collaboration with RCHD to ensure the well-being of the entire RPS community. If you have any questions, as always, please don't hesitate to contact me. Best, Jason

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