Goochland County Public Schools
Byrd Elementary School: Home of the Eagles

Byrd Elementary Schooll

Home of the Eagles

Scene from BES
 

Cat in the Hat visits Byrd!

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Nutsy visits Byrd!

As part of the One District, One Book program, Nutsy the flying squirrel visited Byrd.
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The Princess and the Pea

Our Kindergarten, first, and second grade students went to the high school to see the performance of “The Princess and the Pea” on February 13th.
They had a great time!!

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Work Time in PreKindergarten

PreK is always an exciting place to be...Check out these activities…

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These are pictures taken at Work Time where the children have an opportunity to plan with their teachers. The students and teachers decide where the students would like to play, then, execute their plan.

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Children are problem solving and building marble mazes discovering what works and what needs to be adjusted.  Students are creating their own restaurants with real menus taking orders and collecting money from patrons.  The sand and water table is switched out periodically with different materials.

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Currently we have flour inside, in which the children can measure and estimate how many cups of flour it takes to fill up a plastic bottle.  Also the Art Area is a busy place with children creating projects from recycled materials, painting at the easel, as well as stamping & writing Valentine cards for family and friends.

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Afterward we clean up all together and then recall where we went that day in our small groups. 

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Way to go, T.E.A.M.!!

If you didn’t see it, check out the BES team on the NBC 29 news last night -

Byrd in the news

The experience of this past weekend was a once in a lifetime treasure that our amazing students will always remember!

Visit the news achives page for more news.

About BES

Byrd Elementary is accredited by the Virginia Department of Education and AdvancED. It has been recognized as a Title I Distinguished School. We educate students in grades K-5 in western Goochland County, Virginia.

We're located at:
2704 Hadensville-Fife Road
Goochland, Virginia 23063
(804) 556-5380 | Fax (804) 457-9303

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Administration

Principal:
Mr. James Hopkins

Administrative Assistant:
Mrs. Vicki Ruffner

Secretary:
Ms. Amy Trowbridge

Media Specialist:
Mrs. Adrian Stevens

School Nurse:
Ms. Marti Van Epps

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