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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! 

Read Aloud for At Home Learning Plans

Attention CES families, here are directions for how to access a program that has a read aloud function for PDF documents on Google Chrome, Adobe, and Mac. This is a wonderful resource for your children to use while working through the At Home Learning Packets.  Please see the attatched documents on how to use this feature!  If you have any questions please call CES at 434-946-9700.  CLICK READ MORE TO GET TO THE DOCUMENTS



New Learning Opportunities Coming Soon


Please click on the link below for the next At Home Learning Plans.  The link will take you to the ACPS website where the At Home Learning Plans for grades 3-12 are located.





Yearbook Information

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Next Distribution Day!

The next distribution day will be April 17th from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  

What will be distributed: 

  • Prek-2nd will be given new learning packets
  • 3rd to 5th grade will be given a new flash drive with new Learning Opportunities, please bring your old flash drives. 
  • student supplies that have been in classrooms will be distributed 

Moving forward teachers will begin to contact your children on a weekly basis the week of April 20th through May 29th.  This time will be used to help your child with any academic questions.  

Updated Learning Material/Pick Up

This Friday, March 27th from 10:00-12:00 at Central Elementary parents will have the opportunity to pick up additional learning materials.  Please note this is different for upper and lower elementary grades. 

Prek-2nd: If you didn't come last week this is another opportunity to pick up learning packets.  Parents if you already came last week and picked up the learning packet for your child you don't have to come again, it is the same information.         CLICK READ MORE

Central Elementary At Home Learning Plans

Hello Central Family!  Our staff has been working hard to create plans for your students to continue their learning while at home.  Below you will find a link for the first Learning Opportunities.  If you have any questions please reach out to Mr. Adam.  The best way to contact him is by email at dadam@amherst.k12.va.us.  We miss you all, stay well Wildcats!



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