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Important News!!

posted Sep 27, 2015, 1:45 PM by Valdese Elementary School   [ updated Mar 21, 2017, 7:05 AM by Lisa Nichols ]

From our Burke County Public Schools website:
Universal Breakfast is now available at ALL BCPS schools!

What does this mean for your child?
  • Any student can eat breakfast for free every school day!
  • No signup is required.

Benefits of eating breakfast include-

  • concentration
  • alertness
  • memory
  • attention
  • comprehension
Visit burke.nutrislice.com for a complete menu.

March Happenings

McDonald's Night- March 21st, 2017
Valdese Elementary will be having McDonald's Night at our Valdese McDonald's on Tuesday, March 21st from 5:00-8:00pm.  Please come and join us!

Honors Chorus
Honors Chorus will be on Friday, March 24th, 2017.

No School- Friday, March 31st, 2017
There will be no school on Friday, March 31st. It is a teacher workday!

DATE CHANGE- "Make It Special!" Library Night with the Book Fair- Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Our March/April "Make It Special!" Library Night will feature our Book Fair!  We will be open from 10:30am-6:30pm on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017.  We hope you will join us and find lots of great books for summer reading! 

Book Fair
Our Spring book fair will begin on Thursday, March 30th, 2017!  The hours are listed below...
     Thursday, March 30th- 10:30-3:00pm
     Friday, March 31st- CLOSED- WORKDAY
     Monday, April 3rd- 10:30-3:00pm
     Tuesday, April 4th- 10:30-6:30pm- OPEN LATE ON THIS DAY!
     Wednesday, April 5th- 10:30-3:00pm
     Thursday, April 6th- 8:00-9:00am for last minute purchases

CATS Assembly- Friday, April 7th, 2017- TIME CHANGE!
Our CATS assemblies for the third nine weeks will be held on Friday, April 7th, 2017.
3rd-5th grade awards will begin at 1:15pm.
PreK-2nd grade awards will begin at 2:00pm.

Picture Money
Picture money is due by Friday, April 7th, 2017.

Check out how our Valdese Elementary did on our report card last year!  

Links from Fifth Grade Parent Night


Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017
Burke County Public Schools is currently enrolling students for kindergarten.  Any child who turns 5 on or before August 31st, 2016 is eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year.  Children need to be registered for kindergarten in the district in which they live.  Please try to register your kindergarten student by Friday, April 29th, 2016.

Preschool (PreK) Applications for 2016-2017
Burke County Public Schools will begin accepting preschool applications on Thursday, April 7th, 2016.  A complete NC Pre-K application includes a birth certificate and check stub(s). 

OPT-IN to SchoolMessenger

posted Aug 13, 2015, 9:26 AM by Lisa Nichols   [ updated Sep 27, 2015, 6:08 AM by Valdese Elementary School ]

Want to receive SchoolMessenger text messages? Text the word Yes to 68453. Burke County Public Schools and your child’s school use SchoolMessenger to send notifications. Phone calls and emails are automatic, but to receive texts, you must opt-in. If we have your cell number on file, and you text Yes to 68453, you will receive texts from us.

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