Blackstone Primary


Blackstone Primary School 615 East Street Blackstone, Virginia 23824 (434) 292-5300


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Supply Lists
BPS School Supplies List 2019-20


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Bells and Schedule

Our students at BPS are tardy at 8:15 and our day ends at 3:00.

Math And Reading Resources


Parent Portal




The Parent Portal is an instrumental communication component of PowerSchool that empowers family members to engage, and thereby maintain a stake in each child's education by allowing parents and authorized guardians to access and view attendance, grades, and other information related to the student. (Pearson -- PowerSource)

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SOL Practice These practice items provide examples of the new content and increased rigor represented by the revised Standards of Learning (SOL) and illustrate the new Technology-Enhanced Item types for the mathematics, reading, science, and writing SOL tests. Technology-Enhanced Items (TEI) require students to indicate their responses in ways other than a multiple-choice format.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Blackstone Primary School is to provide excellence in education in a safe and secure environment conducive to student learning. We are committed to fostering a desire in all students to become lifelong learners and productive members in a diverse society.

Welcome to Blackstone Primary School! The staff continues to focus on all children being the "BEST" students that they can become. We utilize many different instructional strategies to focus on raising student achievement. Our concentration is on the reading skills because reading is the key to being successful in all subjects. We try to build good citizenship through our character education program. We want to have well-rounded students who want to contribute to the community.

Faculty Webs And Staff Contact Information

Principal - Dr. Carrie M. Gravely

Office Staff
Paula Freitag - Office assistant
Jane Ferguson - Nurse
Wanda Wynn - Secretary
Angie Dumond - Guidance

Ellen Eppes
Glenda Floyd
Corey Fowlkes -- Assistant
Amanda Noblin -- Assistant

Ashley Brown
Ashleigh Wenger
Amanda Vincent
Samantha Holt

First Grade
Jennifer Dempsey
Amanda Schumaker
Elaine Coppedge
Riki West

Second Grade
Cindy Ott 
Kendall Dorton
Sierra Robertson
Savannah Thomas

Third Grade
Marianne Collins
Erika Newcomb
Annette Brown
Michelle Davis

Fourth Grade
Priscilla Hawkins
Leilani Randall
Jennife Hunt
Amy Whitus

Amanda Paynter

Ashley Thompson

Reading Specialists
Chelsea Shelton
Nikole Johnson
Julie Strumb

ESL Resource Teacher
Alyson Burke

Debbie Quinn - Art
Kathleen Harris - Library
Alice Allman - Music
Martha McCarthy - P.E.

Special Education 

Georgia Jenkins
Suzanne Williams
Cynthia Wray
Emily Waller
Cynthia Wallace - ECSE
Susan Biddle - ECSE
Angela Dickens - ECSE
Marsha Bailey -- Assistant
Gabriella Crews -- Assistant
Erica Seabury -- Assistant
Tammy Jackson -- Assistant
Angela Banks - Assistant

Artimease Hazelwood - Teacher
Sharrise Thorton
Aijai Hopkins
Melissa Woodson - Teacher

Cafeteria Staff
Heather Godwin – Manager
Ursula Morgan
Stacey Blackwell
Davida Hayes
Maria Tauriello
Jackie Williams - Part Time

Edward Epps
Brenda Rather
Terry Runion - Part Time

Nevina Johnson 804-839-8345


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