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January 24, 2023

LAST WEEK TO VOTE FOR ACDS!

Virginia Living magazine publishes a Best of Virginia list each year. Aylett has been listed in the Top 3 of K-12 Independent Schools in Eastern Virginia for several years! Please help us make the list again in 2023 by voting for ACDS in the following categories: K-12 Independent School, Preschool, and Summer Camp! Voting ends Jan. 31. Thank you!

LAST CHANCE FOR YEARBOOKS

Last call for yearbooks!  This is the FINAL WEEK to order your student's 2023 yearbook.  The order deadline is this Friday, January 27.  The only way to guarantee that your child receives a yearbook is to pre-order one, so don't miss this opportunity.  Yearbooks are sold online at www.balfour.com.  Please contact Carrie Magyar at cmagyar@acdspatriots.net with any questions.

ACDS SCHOOL CALENDAR 2023-24

We are pleased to share with you the finalized school calendar for the 2023-24 school year.  We have attached it here for your convenience and planning purposes.

FEBRUARY HOT LUNCHES

We have attached the February menu for your convenience.  We have received extremely positive feedback from students and staff regarding the new caterer!

RE-ENROLLMENT CONTRACTS

Re-enrollment contracts for the 2023-24 school year will be coming home with students on Wednesday, February 15, and are due on Wednesday, March 1.  Please return your contract(s) wit the $100.00 deposit made payable to ACDS.  This amount will be deducted from your total tuition.  Contracts must be received in order to secure your child(ren)’s position in his/her class.  If we have not received your contract by the due date, we will assume your child is not returning and will open that spot up to a prospective student.  If you have any questions, please let us know.  Thank you for your continued support and confidence in ACDS.

SUMMER CAMPS

ACDS will be offering summer camp for children ages 3 – 11 again this year!  Campers will enjoy lots of safe summer fun on Aylett’s campus. All campers must be potty-trained. Flyers will be coming home with students soon.

Camp will be held for eight weeks, Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:30:
June 12 – 16
June 19 – 23
June 26 – 30
July 10 – 14
July 17 – 21
July 24 – 28
July 31 – August 4
August 7 – 11
(Camp will be closed July 3 – 7)

*NEW THIS SUMMER

For the older children, ACDS is partnering with St. Margaret's School to offer a new summer camp in July. Open to boys and girls aged 10-15, “Summer on the River” will be led by Mr. Moncure on the SMS riverfront campus! More info will be forthcoming!

FINANCIAL AID 2023-24

Financial aid is available to ACDS students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  Processing for financial aid applications for the 2023-24 academic year through School and Student Services (SSS) in now open.  SSS requires all applications to be done online at www.solutionsbysss.com.  The ACDS code is 1458.  Tax documents will be required to apply.  You can upload files securely to the website.  Financial aid applications to SSS are due by March 31.

BASKETBALL AT ACDS

1/25 – Away vs. Rappahannock
            5:00 – VB
            Home vs. KWPR
            6:00 – JVG
            7:00 – JVB
1/27 – Away vs. Ware
            4:00 – JVG
            5:00 – JVB
1/28 – Away vs. KWPR – Hamilton Holmes MS
            12:00 – JVB
1/30 – Home vs. Ware
            4:00 – JVG
            5:00 – VG
            Away at Ware
            4:00 – JVB
            5:00 – VB
2/1 –             Away at Carmel
            4:00 – VG
            5:10 – VB
2/6 –             Home vs. Carmel  
            4:00 – VG
            5:15 – VB
2/9 –             Away vs. Fredericksburg Christian
            4:00 – VG
            5:00 – VB
2/14 – ISAC at Christchurch TBD 2v3
2/16 – ISAC Championships at Christchurch TBD

 

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