MARGARET BRENT ELEMENTARY
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MBES School Announcements
2013-2014 MBES Yearbooks on sale!
Attention all Bobcats!
Margaret Brent Yearbooks are now on sale online. Don’t’ miss out on your book of memories! You may purchase the yearbook online by going to www.schoolannual.com and then clicking on the link on the upper right corner “Buy My Yearbook.” Select “Margaret Brent Elementary School” and follow the directions for purchases. Online ordering will end on May 31st. The cost is $13.00 per yearbook until April 18th. After April 18th, the price will be $15.00.
2013-2014 MBES School Supply List
SCHOOL NUTRITION MENU CHANGES MARCH 6 - 12, 2014
2014-2015 In-County Student Transfer Window is Now Open
The in-county student transfer window for the 2014-15 school year is now open. The transfer window will close on August 1, 2014. Stafford County Public Schools will accept transfers for the 2014-15 school year within this timeframe. To find information about how to apply for a student transfer, click here.
Elementary School Redistricting Public Hearing
An Elementary School Redistricting Public Hearing was held last evening to review proposed attendance boundary changes that may affect Widewater, Moncure and Kate Waller Barrett Elementary students. The changes are recommended to reduce the forecasted overcrowding at Widewater Elementary School in the 2014-15 school year and future years.
Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015
Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Head Start is a free, full-day preschool program, which offers children an exciting curriculum, a stimulating learning environment and an excellent teaching staff. Transportation, meals and supplies are provided. This program is open to children who are 3 or 4 years of age by September 30, 2014, live in Stafford County, and meet the federal income-eligibility guidelines. Enrollment is available to children regardless of race, sex, creed, national origin, or handicapping condition. The Head Start program encourages the active recruitment of children with special needs. If you or someone you know would like to know more about Head Start, please call (540) 368-2559 for more information.
Stafford Countyís 350th Anniversary History Fair
Create a project that highlights some aspect of Stafford’s history! Your project should center on a historical event, historical location, or historical individual throughout Stafford County’s 350 year history. Let your imagination run wild! Modeled after the highly successful Science Fair Program, the History Fair will involve entries from students throughout Stafford County to include home school and private school in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Projects will be on display at the History Fair, April 5, 2014, held at Mountain View High School, 2135 Mountain View Road, Stafford, VA 22556. For more information and entry forms and rules, please click here.
Stafford County Schools Welcomes W. Bruce Benson, Ed.D, as Superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools
The Stafford County School Board has completed its five-month search for a new superintendent, appointing Dr. Bruce Benson to the post. Dr. Benson will join the school division on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Benson, a 30-year veteran of public education, currently serves as superintendent of the Accomack County Public School system.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to serve the SCPS community. I look forward to providing continued support for the good work already underway in the schools, as well as helping the school community chart a course for the next generation of excellence. I appreciate the clearly visible efforts to ensure students in the county have access to a comprehensive school experience, embracing and supporting academics, arts, career preparation, and athletics," Dr. Benson said.
The community is invited to send messages of welcome to Dr. Benson’s at email@example.com. A reception to welcome Superintendent Benson will be scheduled for early April. For more information, please click here.