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Parent Letter

Below is a press release related to a COVID case at CES earlier this week.  Due to technical issues with the copy machine and school closures this week, we were unable to send this letter home with students.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at Central 434-946-9700.  Enjoy your winter break!!!

Disability Awareness Month

October is Disability Awareness Month. On Thursday, October 15, the students and faculty of Central Elementary School will wear colors to show our support for individuals who have and are continuing to persevere despite challenges they may face.  Please join us by wearing one of the colors shown on this day.  




Homework Assistance

 Beginning Monday, October 12, 2020, Sweet Briar College pre-service teachers will be offering homework assistance through problem solving strategies to students Monday-Friday from 10:00 am- 1:30 pm via Google Meet.  This program will run from October to April 2021.  See the attached flyers for more information.  

CES Technology Night


SEL Information for Parents

For the next few weeks, teachers will be  reviewing topics related to social emotional learning in the classroom.  Refer to the attached PDF for dates, topics, and other useful information.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to your child's teacher.  

Central Elementary Virtual School Opening Videos

2020-2021 School Supply List


Central Elementary School

2020-2021 School Supply List




2 boxes of pencils (#2 yellow)

25 glue sticks (standard size)

1 pair of Fiskar scissors 

4 pack of 24 crayons

2 containers of baby wipes

1 pack of markers (washable pack)

1 standard size book bag

Roadmap to Return: Elementary Zoom Update

Please join Dr. Arnold on Wednesday July 15, 2020 at 7 PM to hear more information about ACPS’ return to school plan. Dr. Arnold will review the plan and answer questions collected from the community. This zoom will focus on elementary school information. Join using the zoom link provided . Don’t forget to fill out the brief survey to pre-submit questions.

Join Zoom Meeting : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89557647357?pwd=c05OSTlsaGtZVmNDQUVkdzZYSWY1dz09

Distribution/Celebration Day

To all the CES families, on Friday May 29th from 1pm to 6pm we will have another distribution day.  We will be passing out report cards and awards students have earned.  We will also have posters and signs and many of our faculty and staff cheering you on as you drive down through the circle to pick up your report cards and awards.  At CES we believe it is important to celebrate the success of our students despite these challenging circumstances we are living in.  We would LOVE to have you attend!  All parents who cannot attend will have their child's report cards mailed the following Monda

Amherst Middle Transition Day for our 5th graders

CES parents and students, please join the AMS virtual orientation this Wednesday from 10:30am to approximately 11:30am.  Please reach out to your child's homeroom teacher or Mrs. Kershner for the link to attend the orientation.  A recorded version will be shared at a later date for those who cannot attend.  If internet is a problem please drive to the closest school and use the school's internet.  We look forward to you attending the AMS virtual orientiation! 


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