In the News

Summer Reading Camp

Dear Parents of Rising Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade Students,
We have an exciting event happening this summer at Luxford!  Students are invited to participate in our summer reading camp.   It will be held July 5 – July 28, 2016, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 am-11:00am.  Bus transportation will be available each day along with a free breakfast and snack provided by VBCPS Food Services.
Our summer camp is designed to help students maintain and GROW their reading levels while fighting the “summer slide” with fun and exciting literacy activities like:

  • Book talks and podcasts
  • Reader’s theater and drama
  • Storia ebooks
  • Independent reading time
  • Journaling
  • Arts and crafts
  • Book walks
  • MOCA outreach programs
  • Bayside Public Library activities
  • Summer Reading Challenge with prizes
  • and more!


If you would like your child to participate, please complete the registration form and return to your child’s teacher by Friday, June 3, 2016
We hope your camper can join us for the reading fun at Luxford’s Camp Reads-A-Lot!

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration Packets are now ready for pick up in the front office. For a list of documentation needed and an enrollment checklist, you can call our front office or email our registrar at Cristina.Loyola@VBSchools.com.  You can also find additional information on the VBSchools website at http://www.vbschools.com/kindergarten/.

Parent Notification Letter

Please click here to view a letter sent home to all parents regarding the right to request information on teacher qualifications as required under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Luxford's Digital Resources

Dear Luxford families,
Did you know that the students at Luxford have access to many great digital resources at home?  Using the School Intranet and Student Portal Access Page, students can access online text books and other online resources such as KidBiz, TenMarks, Storia and so much more!  Please read the attachment for directions on how to access the Student Portal Access Page from home.


Available Digital Resources for Luxford Students

  • Online Text Books
    • ConnectEd (Math)
    • Five Ponds Press (Social Studies)
  • Reading Resources
    • Storia (K-5)
    • Book Flix (coming soon!)
    • Pebble Go
    • Core Clicks (K-2 only)
    • KidBiz (aka Achieve3000) (3-5 only)
    • Imagine Learning (K-2 only)
      • Please note:  Imagine Learning is not available from the Student Portal Access page.  Directions are attached for students in grades K-2)
  • Math Resources
    • TenMarks (1-5 only)
  • Science Resource
    • DefinedSTEM

If you have any questions regarding accessing this digital resources, please contact the Instructional Technology Specialist, Janet Seward, at Janet.Seward@vbschools.com.
Sincerely,
Janet Seward

Story Necklaces

Each student at Luxford elementary received a “charm/story” necklace to celebrate and recognize the new partnership between Luxford Elementary and Virginia Wesleyan’s Women’s Soccer Team.
The charms of the  story necklace are a Luxford Dragon charm, a Virginia Wesleyan Marlin charm, and a piece of sandpaper charm.  The sandpaper represents the grit and hard work it takes for students and an athletes to be successful in their studies and on the field.
Students recently recevied sandpaper charms to represent the different levels of GRIT.

Parent Portal

Parents, did you know you have access to view your students grades? To register for Parent Portal, click here. Follow the directions carefully to sign up. Once you get your PIN number, bring it to the office where they can verify your ID and get you set-up. You can also download the app ParentVUE to have access on your smart phone.

PTA Information

Membership is important!  Joining the PTA is a way to show you care about the events and happenings going on at Luxford Elementary School. Membership is not a time commitment; it's a simple $5.00 donation. Look for us at the PTA table at any school event to join!
We can always use help! If you're interested in getting involved, please contact us by e-mail, phone, text or Facebook. Many hands make light work and great events for our families to enjoy!


PTA Contact Information

For More News >>

Upcoming Events

For More Events >>

Upcoming Events

Spring Music Program

Wed Apr 9 (6 pm)

The fifth grade strings will perform at 6 p.m. followed by the fourth grade’s presentation of Music Matters by Teresa Jennings. It will be a wonderful night of celebrating music!

Spring Break

Mon-Fri Apr 14 - 18

School will be closed

Twitter

In the News

Summer Reading Camp

Dear Parents of Rising Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade Students,
We have an exciting event happening this summer at Luxford!  Students are invited to participate in our summer reading camp.   It will be held July 5 – July 28, 2016, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 am-11:00am.  Bus transportation will be available each day along with a free breakfast and snack provided by VBCPS Food Services.
Our summer camp is designed to help students maintain and GROW their reading levels while fighting the “summer slide” with fun and exciting literacy activities like:

  • Book talks and podcasts
  • Reader’s theater and drama
  • Storia ebooks
  • Independent reading time
  • Journaling
  • Arts and crafts
  • Book walks
  • MOCA outreach programs
  • Bayside Public Library activities
  • Summer Reading Challenge with prizes
  • and more!


If you would like your child to participate, please complete the registration form and return to your child’s teacher by Friday, June 3, 2016
We hope your camper can join us for the reading fun at Luxford’s Camp Reads-A-Lot!

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration Packets are now ready for pick up in the front office. For a list of documentation needed and an enrollment checklist, you can call our front office or email our registrar at Cristina.Loyola@VBSchools.com.  You can also find additional information on the VBSchools website at http://www.vbschools.com/kindergarten/.

Parent Notification Letter

Please click here to view a letter sent home to all parents regarding the right to request information on teacher qualifications as required under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Luxford's Digital Resources

Dear Luxford families,
Did you know that the students at Luxford have access to many great digital resources at home?  Using the School Intranet and Student Portal Access Page, students can access online text books and other online resources such as KidBiz, TenMarks, Storia and so much more!  Please read the attachment for directions on how to access the Student Portal Access Page from home.


Available Digital Resources for Luxford Students

  • Online Text Books
    • ConnectEd (Math)
    • Five Ponds Press (Social Studies)
  • Reading Resources
    • Storia (K-5)
    • Book Flix (coming soon!)
    • Pebble Go
    • Core Clicks (K-2 only)
    • KidBiz (aka Achieve3000) (3-5 only)
    • Imagine Learning (K-2 only)
      • Please note:  Imagine Learning is not available from the Student Portal Access page.  Directions are attached for students in grades K-2)
  • Math Resources
    • TenMarks (1-5 only)
  • Science Resource
    • DefinedSTEM

If you have any questions regarding accessing this digital resources, please contact the Instructional Technology Specialist, Janet Seward, at Janet.Seward@vbschools.com.
Sincerely,
Janet Seward

Story Necklaces

Each student at Luxford elementary received a “charm/story” necklace to celebrate and recognize the new partnership between Luxford Elementary and Virginia Wesleyan’s Women’s Soccer Team.
The charms of the  story necklace are a Luxford Dragon charm, a Virginia Wesleyan Marlin charm, and a piece of sandpaper charm.  The sandpaper represents the grit and hard work it takes for students and an athletes to be successful in their studies and on the field.
Students recently recevied sandpaper charms to represent the different levels of GRIT.

Parent Portal

Parents, did you know you have access to view your students grades? To register for Parent Portal, click here. Follow the directions carefully to sign up. Once you get your PIN number, bring it to the office where they can verify your ID and get you set-up. You can also download the app ParentVUE to have access on your smart phone.

PTA Information

Membership is important!  Joining the PTA is a way to show you care about the events and happenings going on at Luxford Elementary School. Membership is not a time commitment; it's a simple $5.00 donation. Look for us at the PTA table at any school event to join!
We can always use help! If you're interested in getting involved, please contact us by e-mail, phone, text or Facebook. Many hands make light work and great events for our families to enjoy!


PTA Contact Information

For More News >>

Connect with us

4808 Haygood Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Phone:
Fax:
Office:
Student:
757.648.2960
757.473.5103
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
8:10 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.