Archive for “Fox Elementary”

Buy a brick in the new Fox sidewalk

Fox Elementary will be replacing the worn, cracked, concrete sidewalk that runs along the school with a brand new brick sidewalk. Help the PTA celebrate and honor Fox’s history by purchasing a brick to show your enthusiasm and support.

Celebrate the Fox centennial!

Celebrate the William F. Fox School centennial at the Open House Reunion on Sunday, November 6 from 2-5PM at the school (2300 Hanover Ave). Everyone in the community is welcome but especially former students, teachers and parents.

Can you help out at the Strawberry Street Festival?

Have some extra time next Saturday, May 7th and want to do your good deed for the day? Fox Elementary School still needs volunteers for its 32nd annual Strawberry Street Festival: We are looking for helpers in the game tent from 1:30-3:00 or 3:00-4:30. You could run one of these games: Pluck a Duck, Lollipop […]

Book fair TONIGHT at Fox

The PTA at William Fox Elementary (2300 Hanover Ave) will be sponsoring a book fair on Tuesday, March 15th, from 6:30-8:30PM in the school media center.

Lecture on Fan architecture at Fox Elementary

Are architectural historians poking around Fan architecture again? Are they really finding anything interesting? There’s only one way to learn. Come to the FDA’s program at the Fox School, 2300 block of Hanover Avenue, on Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Prof. Charles Brownell, Allison Frew, and Coleen Butler Rodriguez – by popular demand – […]

Fox PTA Art Auction set for February

The Fox PTA Art Auction will be held on February 26 at the Carillon. Art donations of all types are welcome: oil paintings, watercolors, sculptures, photography, lithographs, ceramics and virtually anything considered art. Please contact Bill Montgomery at or (703)626-5972 to coordinate pick up or delivery of donations for this event.

Book fair at Fox on Tuesday

The PTA at William Fox Elementary (2300 Hanover Ave) will be sponsoring a book fair on Tuesday, November 16th, from 5:30-8:30PM in the school media center: We will have a great selection of beautiful picture books through popular advanced elementary school-aged titles, from old favorites such as The Ugly Duckling to the latest Diary of […]

Our alleys are our assets

The Fan District Association will be presenting Our Alleys Are Our Assets – An Illustrated Discussion of the Importance of the Fan District’s Alleys and How To Make Them Better. Calder Loth, FDA Board Member & Senior Architectural Historian, Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be the presenter on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7PM […]

Fox to Hold Tree Sale

The 15th Annual Fox Holiday Tree Sale will be held Saturday December 5th, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the School (2300 Hanover Ave.) with proceeds benefiting the Fox PTA. Cash and checks only. This tree spectacular will feature freshly cut Balsam Fir trees brought straight from Nova Scotia. Everything from those hard-to-find tall trees, perfect for high […]

H1N1 Vaccinations at Fox today

H1N1 vaccinations were given today to all students whose parents signed a waiver allowing them to do so. The vaccinations were delayed a day due to a shortage of supply which is apparently happening in other parts of Richmond as well. From an RTD article: Young people are among the priority groups for early vaccination […]

Swine Flu confirmed at Fox

Various outlets–from Twitter (‘Hi Twitters’) to the RTD–are reporting a confirmed case of swine flu (H1N1) at Fox Elementary. “The student remains out of school and is doing well,” Felicia Cosby, a spokeswoman with the Richmond public schools, said today

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