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Edwards Elementary Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to 4th Grade Teacher, Mrs. Whitney Mackay, the Edwards Elementary 2023-24 Teacher of the Year! Principal Caroline Miles says, " Mrs. Mackay is a phenomenal educator! When I walk into her classroom, I could stay all day. Mrs. Mackay's class is a safe learning space. Students are supported, loved, and encouraged. She plans insightful lessons and focuses on every child- giving him or her the time, love and attention needed to be successful! Not only is Mrs. Mackay a dynamite teacher, she also has a heart of gold. It is an honor to work with her every day! Whitney Mackay is very deserving of this honor and I am so pleased her peers, the OUTSTANDING team of teachers at EES, acknowledged Mrs. Mackay's dedication." Again, congratulations Mrs. Mackay! The entire Edwards Elementary family is so proud of you!

February Students of the Month

Congratulations to 3rd Grade student, Tiana Ford, for being named the EES Student of the Month for February! Tiana's teacher, Mrs. Oliver, says, "Tiana is such a sweet student. She’s always kind and respectful to everyone, students and adults alike. She is such a caring person and is a friend to all. We are so lucky to have her in our class!" Congratulations, Tiana, for being chosen Edwards Elementary's Student of the Month! The EES Student of the Month is sponsored by the Chesterfield High School Alumni Association. Tiana has been provided a sign to display proudly in her yard during the month of February!

EES is also proud of all the classroom nominations. These students were presented with a Student of the Month button, a token to the EES Book Vending Machine, and a certificate provided by Shiloh to Go for a free kid's meal or ice cream! They are as follows: Teagan Gordan, Liam Bennett, Shania Cauthen, Hayes Mills, Angelina Teal, Isaiah Marshall, Emerson Owens, Issic Hartley, Colter Rivers, Ryker Burleyson, Jayda Rivers, Kayden Isaac, Cash Campbell, Brooks Knight, Ezra Huggins, Ethan Ott, Dontovius Gaither, Khaliq Strong, Jerome Barnes, Clara Carter, Connor Ruffner, Jozie Cranford, Ayden Rivers, Everett Grainger, Emma Grace Vanburen, Ka'Lecia Covington. Keep up the good work! EES is proud of you! (See all photos in the Photo Album under the Students tab)

February ABC Employees

Congratulations to Mrs. Rosie McLaurin and Mr. Randy Sellers- the EES ABC employees for February. Mrs. McLaurin teaches fourth grade Math and Science and Mr. Sellers is one of our custodians who works to keep our school safe and clean! Mrs. McLaurin and Mr. Sellers are true examples of ABC employees because they go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty every day for our students. Thank you, Mrs. McLaurin and Mr. Sellers! EES appreciates you!
Runner Up

District Spelling Bee Runner Up

Congratulations to 5th Grader, Brooklynn Funderburk, who came in second place at the Chesterfield County District Spelling Bee. Way to go Brooklynn! We are so proud of you!


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Mission Statement
 In partnership with Chesterfield County School District, the mission of Edwards Elementary School, where a nurturing foundation for formal education and social development connect, is to prepare students to become responsible individuals by creating a positive school environment where dedicated staff, parents, and community members work together to provide opportunities for success and creativity through academics and the arts.
School Beliefs
We believe all children are capable of learning if a variety of instructional approaches are used to support their learning.
We believe parents should take an active and supportive role in their child's education.
We believe children are unique and have special talents.
We believe cultural diversity is an asset.
We believe all faculty and staff have high expectations for all children.
We believe children have the right to learn in a safe environment and positive climate.
We believe successful schools have effective communication.
We believe members of the community should share in the responsibility for learning.
We believe children should respect themselves, others, and the environment.
We believe children should be responsible for their own actions and share in the responsibility for their own learning.
We believe all children are entitled to the best education possible