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Thursday, June 18th is a half day for students. †Alvey will dismiss at 11:50 AM.
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June Newsletter
WOW! Ten months have gone by very, very quickly. As we look at the calendar, we find it hard to believe that the end of the school year is only days away! As the year draws to a close, we are so proud of the many accomplishments of our students and staff.† Our students have learned, laughed and made many memories during the past year.† Have a safe and relaxing summer and enjoy every minute with your family.† We look forward to the fall with all the returning families and wish all the families leaving us the best of luck in the future!

Staffing Changes
Please join us in saying goodbye to the staff members that will be leaving us at the end of the school year:† Mrs. Sullivan, Mr. Bidwell, Mrs. Cavallaro, Mrs. Banning, Ms. Kendall, and Mrs. Raquedan.† We will miss each one of them dearly and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.†

Looking towards the 2015-16 school year, we have some exciting changes within our building!† Mrs. Greenberg will be moving to fourth grade, Mrs. Sturdivant will be moving to first grade, Mrs. Colvin will be moving to first grade, and Mr. Mulcahy will be looping to fifth grade.† We have also hired two new teachers which we are thrilled to introduce to you:† Mrs. Swanigan is coming to us from Swans Creek Elementary and will be our new reading teacher, and Mr. Nottingham is coming to us from JMU and will be our new PE teacher.

Bell Time Change for 2015-16
Please take note that our bell time is changing for next school year.† School will begin at 8:45am with dismissal being at 3:25pm. More information to follow in the opening of the year letter.

Class Lists
Our hope is to have class lists sent out early in August.† Once we feel that our numbers are accurate and we will not need to add or take away a class, the lists will be finalized and mailed.† The latest date they would be mailed is August 19.

End of Year Medication Pick Up
Please pick up all of your student's unused medication by 3pm the last day of school, June 18. If unused medication is not picked up prior to the last day of the current school year, it will be disposed of by school personnel, per PWCS regulation.
Should you have any questions, please contact our school nurse Mrs. Sprague. Thank you for your cooperation.
Kindergarten and New Student Registration
Kindergarten and new student registration is open all summer, Monday-Friday from 8:30am-2:30pm.† Please encourage your friends and neighbors to register as early in the summer as possible so that we have an accurate number of students for the 2015-16 school year.† Students who will be five years of age or older by September 30 are eligible for enrollment in kindergarten. Registration will take place for those students who reside within Alvey Elementary School boundaries.†
Kindly bring the following documents with you:
1. A certified copy of the studentís birth certificate.
2. Three proofs of residence (one must be a copy of the deed, rental or lease agreement, or a notarized Affidavit of Residency attesting to bona fide residency in Prince William County). Other examples of proofs of residency include utility bills, voter registration, driverís license, etc.
3. The studentís social security card.
4. A valid immunization record signed by a healthcare professional and a comprehensive physical exam dated within twelve months of the studentís entry into the public school system (MUST BE DATED AFTER September 3, 2014). You may bring this information to us any time prior to the start of school.

PTA- Help Needed!
In May, PTA elections were held for new officers for the 2015-16 school year.† At that time, the only position that was filled was the Treasurer position.† Ms. Rotruck and Mrs. Macerelli are currently running the PTA until interest in positions is shown and another election can be held.† We will be holding a planning meeting on Monday, June 22 at 8:30am in the library to plan the events for the 2015-16 school year.† All parents are welcome to attend and provide feedback on events you would like for next year.

Facebook Summer Project
In an effort to keep the Facebook page running and up to date this summer, we are asking for your help!† We are inviting families to take pictures of their travels over the summer with their student(s) wearing an Alvey shirt, holding a paper sun, or holding their yearbook.† Pictures can be sent to Mrs. Macerelli with a quick description and they be placed on the Facebook page so all can see where our Sunrays traveled this summer!† Please send pictures to:†

Important Dates
June 18, 8:45am-†††††††††† Fifth Grade Promotion Celebration
June 22, 8:30am-†††††††††† PTA 2015-16 Planning Meeting

J.W. Alvey Administration

2015-16 Supply Lists
Click here for the 2015-16 class supply lists.

Summer Reading
Click here for 2015 Alvey Summer Reading Lists.

PWCS Health Fair

Summer Dance Camp
The Brentsville District High School 2015-2016 Dance Team is pleased to announce the return of the
Summer Dance Workshop
Dates: August 11-13
Time: 9:00 a.m.†- 3:00 p.m.
Ages: Elementary School-Aged Children (rising K thru graduating 5th)†- BOYS AND GIRLS!
Location: BDHS (12109 Aden Road, Nokesville, VA 20181)
Contact: Mrs. Massie (703-609-4413) or at
Cost: $75 for 1 child; $65 for each additional child. 10% Teacher Discount!
(Checks payable to BDHS Dance)

Children will participate in three-day dance workshop led by the 2015-2016 Brentsville District High School Dance Team. In addition to learning choreography and technique, children will do arts and crafts to create their own dance costumes. There will also be time for snacks, movies and games. At 3:00 on August 21th, parents are invited to attend a short dance recital.

Supplies: Children must bring a plain white short-sleeved t-shirt to camp the first day.
Lunch: A.M. and P.M. snacks will be provided, but children should bring a lunch Ė a refrigerator will be available. Children should bring a WATER BOTTLE each day.
Attire: Children should wear comfortable clothing such as shorts and t-shirts. Tennis shoes or dance shoes are preferable, no flip-flops or sandals please.
To be assured a spot, you must sign up no later than AUGUST 3, 2015.
Click here to download the registration form.

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