Police Officers and Staff Join Students for End of Summer Ice Cream Social

Local Williamsburg-James City County police officers joined Matoaka staff and students for a celebratory end of summer ice cream social at the Lafayette Square neighborhood. Everyone enjoyed Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and students were able to choose books to take home for independent reading.

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Mr. Spence Visits South Africa

Mr Spence in South Africa5th-grade teacher John Spence has spent part of his summer visiting South Africa. Given Mr. Spence’s dedication to the many wild creatures in Matoaka’s “Living Wedge,” no one is surprised that he made many new friends on his trip!

SCA Donates Bench to Matoaka

SCA Bench 2016The 2015-2016 Matoaka Student Council Association donated a playground bench to Matoaka as part of their school service projects. Teachers and students will greatly appreciate their gift throughout the upcoming school year!

Summer Reading Program

Matoaka teachers and students met to work on reading skills together at Lafayette Square throughout July. Students also combined physical activities with reading using School Health Initiative Program (SHIP) activities.

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