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Updated April 19, 2017  |   Follow Us on Facebook


ACDS Annual Oyster Roast – Saturday, April 22

The League’s final fundraiser of the year will be held this Saturday.  We still need MORE volunteers for the event!!  The food service area needs the most people.  Please visit to pick your shift. 
It is imperative that we have parent participation to make this event a success!  Thank you in advance!

Children’s tickets will be sold at the gate only.  Children 14 and under $15.00; 3 and under are free.

Oyster Roast Volunteer Information

  1. Please come through the gate entrance with your ticket and receive an event wristband.  ALL workers MUST have a wristband to eat or drink.
  2. DO NOT turn in ticket money at the event on Saturday.  Please send in by Friday, or if necessary on Monday.
  3. Please be on time and remember to stay at your assignment until your shift is over.
  4. Hats must be worn while preparing and serving food.  (BYO-Hat)
  5. Children ARE NOT permitted under the pavilion.
  6. THANK YOU for supporting the League’s fundraisers and ACDS!

ACDS Summer Camp

On-line camp registration is still available, but please do not wait to register!  The team is busy planning and purchasing items for our summer program.  It is going to be a great summer at ACDS, so you don’t want to miss the fun!

Standard Dress Reminder

Students are now allowed to wear standard dress shorts.  Shorts must be khaki or navy.  All shirts must have a collar and be white, navy, red, or chambray (light) blue.  Royal blue is not an approved ACDS color.  For a complete list of our standard dress policy, please see pages 31 – 35 in the Student Handbook.

Class of 2018 Spring Flower Sale

The Class of 2018 is sponsoring a spring flower sale.  Order forms went home and are due by Friday, April 28.   Pease return forms via backpack mail to Baylor Sanders in PK5.  All proceeds will help fund their class trips to Sheridan and New York City as well as a class gift.  Thank you for supporting the current 7th grade class!

Annual Fund Update

We are moving toward our goal of $75,000.00.  We need EVERY family to make a gift for us to reach our monetary goal, as well as our goal of 100% participation.  Currently, 72% of parents have contributed to the Annual Fund this school year.  Each gift is important and makes a difference.  THANK YOU!
How is your child’s class doing?
EC3                85% (2 gifts needed)
PK4                40% (9 gifts needed)
PK5                81% (3 gifts needed)
K                     63% (3 gifts needed)
1st                  100%
2nd             100%
3rd             100%
4th             63% (3 gifts needed)
5th              91% (1 gift needed)
6th             92% (1 gift needed)
7th             64% (5 gifts needed)
8th             64% (5 gifts needed)

ACDS Softball and Baseball Schedule  

April 21 – AWAY games at Caroline – 4:30pm
April 25 – Home games vs. Northumberland – 4:30pm
May 3 – AWAY games at Lancaster – 4:30pm
May 10 – Home games vs. Colonial Beach – 4:30pm
May 17 – Home games vs. Montross – 4:30pm
May 19 – Northern Neck District Championships
May 20 – Northern Neck District Championships
All home games will be played at Essex Little League fields 1 and 2.

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