Student Advocate - may 2016
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  • Spiderman
    Spiderman swung by to award Bessie Weller students who practiced reading and math online over the summer with ice cream.


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  • BW Garden
    Thanks to the Staunton Plant Company, Milmount Greenhouses of Stuarts Draft, Lowe's of Staunton​, ​Staunton City Schools Maintenance Crew,  ​Holy Cross Presbyterian Church, and Larry Lynch of Celtic Greenery in Staunton for donating time, tools, and plants to make it possible to complete the Bessie Weller School Garden! Also, thanks to the hard working kids and parents who helped on our work day.

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  • Thank you Martin Poude, Belk Manager
    who presented Bessie Weller with a check for $504

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SCS Information

  • Superintendent's Message

    We are a school division committed to our students and providing an excellent educational program. Our teachers value the uniqueness of each student and strive to challenge them daily. Teaching engaging lessons rooted in the Standards of Learning augmented by a variety of resources makes every day critical for the achievement for our students.

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  • FAMIS Student Health Care Coverage Available

    FAMIS is Virginia's health insurance program for children. It makes health care affordable for children of eligible families.

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  • SRO Body Worn Cameras FAQ

    Beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Staunton City Schools will pilot the use of body worn cameras (BWCs) on School Resource Officers (SROs) in Shelburne Middle and R.E. Lee High schools.

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  • Release Time FAQs

    The School Board conducts an annual review of Policy INDCA-Release Time and has done so since the policy was adopted in 2005. As part of its review process in 2016, the School Board discussed a number of education-related considerations, and decided, in a 5-1 vote on July 8, to discontinue the Release Time Policy.

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  • Robert E. Lee High School Facility Project

    One of a community’s greatest assets is its public schools – the children, their families, and the school division’s staff. The school buildings create the framework in which our students learn, our teachers teach and our support staff provide services to meet the diverse needs of our programs.

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