Yellow Branch
Elementary School
377 Dennis Riddle Drive
Rustburg, VA 24588
Phone: 434-821-1021
Fax: 434-821-5871

Principal
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News & Announcements

  • PreK and Kindergarten Orientation Information

    YBES parents and families,

    First thank you for your participation and support during our Open House last night.

    Our PreK and Kindergarten orientation will be held on Monday, August 14th from 8:50 to 11:50.  This orientation day is strictly voluntary and intended for students only.  Our goal for the day is allowing students to become familiar with their new building, teachers, and routines.

    Bus transportation will be provided for students only.  If your child is riding a bus on Monday the 14th, pick up and drop off will be at the location provided to the school division. If adjustments are required for drop off locations for this orientation day, please contact your child’s school immediately.

    Your child will be picked up at normal scheduled time.  We anticipate all PreK and Kindergarten students being dropped off at their assigned bus stop between 11:50AM and 12:15. Please be reminded for safety reasons CCPS will not drop off your elementary child without an adult being present at the stop.

    Car riders are expected to be dropped off at 8:50 and picked up at 11:50.

     

     We hope to see your child on Monday.

    Posted Aug 11, 2017, 12:58 PM by Amy Abell
  • Check out these SUPER SUMMER READERS

    Posted Jul 12, 2017, 10:55 AM by Marie Pearson
  • Supply List 2017-18 School Year
    Click on the file below for the YBES Supply List for School Year 2017-18 (PDF format).
    Posted Jun 7, 2017, 1:14 PM by Terry Keesee
  • PTA Playground Update
    Tiger Teachers and Guardians,

    We are so very excited that the playground improvements will be completed soon!  The kids are very happy with the updates and have enjoyed playing the last couple of weeks.

    The new piece of equipment has been installed, the new boarders have been installed, the new rubber mats are in place and one tractor trailer load of wood carpet has already been spread.  In the next few weeks the replacement swing will be added, the yellow freestanding poles will be removed and the additional three tractor trailer loads of wood carpet will be delivered and spread.

    Thank you all for your support of the fundraising needed to make these changes possible!  We wanted to give you an update on the money that has been spent and will be spent over the next few years to make sure that the playground stays safe for our students to use.

    Playground Progress - $35,000 goal for update and upkeep:

    New piece of equipment
    Double Down $9,880.00
    Installation of playground equipment       $4,000
    Removal of Yellow Poles         $150
    Timber Boarder Installed
    105 new boarder pieces needed   $2,835.00
    Replacement Swings       $56.00
    Mats
    14 total: one for each slide and swing   $2,590.00
    Woodcarpet delivered and installed
    4 dump trunk loads for proper safe depth $10,288.00
    TOTAL to be spent in 2017: $29,799.00

    Upkeep of playground equipment:
    Every two/three years items will need replacing
    Swing     $100.00
    Mat     $500.00
    Mulch (woodcarpet)   $5,144.00
    Total money needed in bank for upkeep   $5,744.00

    TOTAL for update and upkeep: $35,543.00

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    How we reached our goal for the amounts needed:

    PTA had allotted for school improvement at beginning of 2016-2017   $5,000.00
    Fun Run Fundraiser in Spring 2017 $10,000.00
    Corporation Donations directly from mailed letters       $1,500
    YBES Capital Improvement Fund
    Paid for mats under swings and slides               $2,590.00
    Campbell County Schools (decided as of May 2017)
    Paying for 4 loads of woodcarpet             $10,288.00
    Remaining Funds 
    Past + future fundraising money (ie, No Sell Fundraiser)       $6,165.00

    TOTAL amount allotted: $35,543.00

    We appreciate you all and what you do for our students!

    Thanks, 

    Afton Fisher
    Posted May 18, 2017, 9:08 AM by Terry Keesee
  • PTA Needs Volunteers for Field Day
    Tiger Teachers & Guardians:

    Field Day is fast approaching and we need help to make the day a success!  Field Day will be Tuesday, May 30th.

    We need volunteers to each man one of 12 Carnival Games that will be going on in the back of the school.  The shifts are split up into different grade levels so that you can still be with your child and their rotation that day.  You will only have to man the game (basically take tickets from students and set games back up) for roughly 45 minutes.

    We also need volunteers to help with the Sno Cones that will be in the side parking lot.  The shifts are split up into different grade levels so that you can still be with your child and their rotation.

    Please click the link below to sign up for a shift or two:


    Please also share this link with friends or family that might also be joining us that day, but are not on our current email list. 

    Thanks,

    Afton Fisher
    Volunteer Coordinator
    Posted May 18, 2017, 9:07 AM by Terry Keesee
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