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Silent Auction and Family Fun Night

The BPG will host Byrd Elementary’s Silent Auction and Family Fun Night on Thursday, May 5th from 6-8:30pm.  There was a pre-order option for dinner, but dinner will also be available for purchase on a first come basis.  The movie will start in the gym at 7pm.  We are looking forward to a fun night of dinner, auction items you don’t want to miss and a movie.  Please plan to join us!!


SOL Testing Dates:

  • Tuesday, May 10: Reading Grade 5
  • Wednesday, May 11: Reading Grade 4
  • Thursday, May 12: Reading Grade 3
  • Friday, May 13: Science Grade 5
  • Tuesday, May 17: Math Grade 4
  • Wednesday, May 18: Math Grade 3
  • Thursday, May 19: Math Grade 5 & 6
  • Friday, May 20: VA Studies Grade 4


School Absences

Please continue to notify the office to report reasons for all absences!  There are many different ways to report your student’s absence.

  1. You can email Tobie Greenlee (tgreenlee@glnd.k12.va.us) or email Nurse Britton (abritton@glnd.k12.va.us).

  2. You can also call the office (804-556-5380)

  3. Or fill out the BES Reason for Student Absence Form 


Early Dismissals

If you have to make a change to your child's transportation arrangements for the day, please notify the office by 1:00 p.m. (emergencies only). It is important that your child arrives home safely and it is not  always possible to notify the teacher's or a child of a change to how they will be transported.


Summer Intersessions

Summer Intersessions are open for registration through May 6. There are opportunities from STEM to knitting- and everything in between! You can find all of the information through this website. Click "Elementary Course Descriptions" to read about the offerings then "Online Registration Form" to officially register your child for a June 14-17 and/or a June 21-24 enrichment opportunity. These experiences are free for GCPS students, and will be oh so fun!

Click here to see the May Family Connections Newsletter.

Click here to see the May Counselor Connection Newsletter.

Summer Basketball Camp

Boys Ages: 8-15 (raising 2nd-9th)

June 9th-10th ~ 8am - 12pm

Cost is $75 

See they flyer for additional information.

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First, sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/tbmt74bu

Second, pay online here: Basketball Boys Bulldog Camp (include the full student name in description)

The fee for camp is $75. We are planning on every camper to receive a T-shirt &camp basketball. **MAX of 60 campers, so please register online in your registration form ASAP!!!***

Contact Coach Gordon if you have any problems registering and paying online.(804) 929-0322 prgordon@glnd.k12.va.us