Norfolk Academy 1728
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Welcome to Norfolk Academy! We know you will have many questions as you prepare to join us this August, and we hope you find the information below helpful. Please feel free to call the Admissions office (455-5582) if you have any questions.
We look forward to having you join us in the fall!
Important School Calendar Dates
View the school calendar through the link on the website footer for a full list of events.
Essential Information and Handbook
Important Phone Numbers
Clinic / Nurse
Lower School Office
Emilly Lasley or Frankie York
Middle School Office
Upper School Office
Brand New Bulldog Important Dates
Introduction to the Middle School for Rising 7th Grade Parents
Thursday, May 14
7:00 - 8:00PM
Athletic Physicals for Rising 7th- 12th Graders
Monday, May 18
Athletic Physicals are administered free of charge and will be valid for the entire 2015-16 school year.
Placement Testing for New Eighth and Ninth Graders
Parents will receive a letter directly from the Middle School in late Spring regarding scheduling.
Summer Strength and Conditioning
June 8 - August 13
Middle and Upper School Students
New Parent Orientation Dinner
Tuesday, August 25
Orientation for New Students
Thursday, August 27
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I get my login for the website?
After you submit your child's enrollment, you will receive an email with website login information.
How do I sign up my child for music and dance lessons?
Lower School parents will receive a form regarding music and dance lessons after the first few weeks of school.
When will I receive my child's schedule or class list?
Middle and Upper School schedules are mailed in the beginning of August. Questions can we directed to
Mr. Brian Jarvis
Mrs. Trish Hopkins
(8th and 9th grade), or
Mr. Eric Acra
(10 - 12th grade).
Lower School students will receive a letter from their teacher in mid-August, and class lists will be posted online at the end of August.
How do I go about making course selections?
Rising Middle School students will receive a letter from Middle School Director Matt Sigrist in early May with information about the middle school curriculum and any placement tests that might be required.
Upper School students will meet with Upper School Director Linda Gorsline to determine schedules. Placement tests in math and foreign language will be scheduled as well.
How do I get text books and supply lists?
Text books and most supplies are provided to students in grades 1 - 6. Sixth graders may pre-order the additional supplies needed through the Bulldog Bookstore during the summer. You will receive an email with additional information about pre-ordering supplies.
A text book list for Middle and Upper School students will be posted on the bookstore webpage in early August. All text books will be available for purchase in the Bulldog Bookstore beginning August 6. A limited supply of used books are available so please plan accordingly.
Supply lists specific to individual teachers will also be posted on the bookstore webpage in early August. All supplies will be available in the bookstore.
Bulldog Bookstore online
for more information.
When will I know my bus stop?
Complete the transportation registration in your online enrollment. You will receive information from Tranquest in mid-August with your bus route number and bus stop.
When will I give my 9th grade speech?
New ninth graders' speeches are given after all of the returning the ninth graders have spoken. You will receive your exact date during the first week of school.
Mrs. Patricia 'Patty' McLaughlin
Director of the Lower School
Mr. Matthew 'Matt' Sigrist
Middle School Director
Mrs. Linda Gorsline
Director of the Upper School
1585 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, Virginia 23502