Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! We can't wait to work with you and your children!
Thank you so much for participating in our annual backpack/school supplies distribution. We gave over 200 backpacks away! Unfortunately, we ran out! I have just filled 75 Moncure drawstring bags with school supplies. I know it's not perfect, but it should provide the necessary supplies to get your child ready for school. If you are in need of a drawstring bag, please feel free to pick it up on your assigned night during the materials distribution. I will let the staff know where to find the bags and they will bring it directly to your car and place it in the trunk!
We also are gearing up for Operation Warm: More than a Warm Coat. I know it's September and it's super hot outside, but the winter months will be approaching quickly! If you are in need of a coat(s) for your children we will be sending out a mass email in the next few weeks asking for name, gender, size of the coat, etc. The coats should be in around the end of October.
Student of the Month will look a bit different this year. Instead, of having a breakfast we have bought Student of the Month signs to go in your yard! If your child is selected to be Student of the Month for September, I will be stoping by your house and placing a Student of the Month sign in your yard! This will happen at the end of September. I know it's not the same, but I'm hoping that it will put smiles on everyone's faces!
.The counseling department has small groups available for our students here at Moncure!
Participation of students in a small group led by the school counself is an effective way to help children be more successful in school. These successes are not only academic, but social and emotional as well. Establishing positive relationships with peers and adults, developing empathy for others, coping with stress and community needs are necessary skills for well-being at home, in school, and in the community. If you are interested in your child being a part of a small group please feel free to call Teresa Conde (School Counselor) at 540-658-6300 or email email@example.com
Bear Patrol (grades K-5, self-control and anger)
Bears Away (chidren of deployed parents-all ages)
Study Skills/Organization (3-5)
Bear Pals (social skills, K-5)
Confident Me! (self-esteem, K-5)
In an effort to help ensure that all of our families have adaquate food and warm clothing, we have provided below area resources that offer assistance. Working together, we can ease some of the challenges facing area families who may be struggling to make ends meet.
S.E.R.V.E. is an organization that supplements the efforts of other local agencies. Thanksgiving and Holiday food baskets are available. If you are interested in receiving a food basket, please contact S.E.R.V.E. directly at 540-288-9596 for further information.
Rappahannock United Way provides referral assistance and information regarding local assistance, including Holiday and Winter assistance. You can contact them directly at 540-373-0041
Aquia Church provides a home-cooked meal each Wednesday from 6-7:30 and everyone in the community is invited. Please call 540-659-4007 if you need information.
Salvation Army is able to assist with food and clothing and can be contacted at 540-373-3431
211 Virginia provides access to various services in the local area. All referrals are confidential. You can call 211 or use the website: http://www.211virginia.org
Fredericksburg Counseling Services provides free counseling services and can be contacted through their website at http://www.fcsagency.org
"Shoe Fund" is a program through the Salvation Army that awards vouchers to purchase shoes for those students who need them. Please contact us if your student is in need of shoes!