Welcome to Valdese Elementary School

Daniel Wall, Principal

School Goals: 
To provide a safe environment where students can become critical thinkers and life-long learners with self-confidence and the ability to work cooperatively towards a productive life.

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  • Happenings for the Week of Monday, November 5th- Friday, November 9th, 2018

    CATS Awards Assembly for the First Nine Weeks- Thursday, November 8th, 2018

    Below is the program for our CATS Assembly for Grades 3-5 at theORS tomorrow at 1:15. We will have our student seats marked, so please be seated behind our last student seats. Also, there will not be enough time to do sign outs at the ORS. Students will all go back to school for a regular dismissal. We are very excited to recognize our students for all of their accomplishments for the first nine weeks! We hope to see you there! 😊

    Happenings for the Week of Monday, November 5th- Friday, November 9th, 2018

    Monday, November 5th

    • National Children’s Theater 1:10-1:45pm in our gym.

    Tuesday, November 6th

    • NO SCHOOL-  Conference Day from 11:30am- 7:00pm

    Wednesday, November 7th

    • 2nd grade goes to Catawba Science Center

    • 3rd grade goes to the Trail of Faith

    Thursday, November 8th

    • 3rd grade goes to KidPower at Heritage

    • 1st Nine Week CATS Assembly for Grades 3-5 from 1:15pm-2:15pm at the Old Rock School!

    Friday, November 9th

    • 5th grade field trip

    A Sneak Peek at the Weeks of Monday, November 12th-Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

    Monday, November 12th

    • NO SCHOOL- Veterans Day

    Tuesday, November 13th

    • PTO Meeting at 6:00pm in the media center

    Wednesday, November 14th

    • RotaKids Club meets

    Thursday, November 15th

    • AIG Fall Screening for 3rd-5th grade students who were signed up for the screening.  

    Friday, November 16th

    • Duty Free lunch

    Monday, November 19th- Tuesday, November 20th- Regular school days

    Wednesday, November 21st- Friday, November 23rd- NO SCHOOL- Thanksgiving Break

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    Supplemental Insurance Information
    Did you know that you can take out supplemental insurance on your students through a partnership between Burke County Public Schools and QBE, Inc.? 
    Accident plans and options include 24-hour coverage, at-school coverage, extended dental coverage, and football coverage. 
    To enroll, visitwww.k12studentinsurance.com or get the link and more information from our website at www.burke.k12.nc.us

    Posted Nov 8, 2018, 7:20 AM by Lisa Nichols
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