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Principal’s Message

August 2019,

Dear All Star Students & Parents,

It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I officially WELCOME you to the 2019 – 2020 school year.   Ashe will focus on ensuring that every child makes progress in reading and math.  The Ashe staff looks forward to academic excellence and a year of great learning experiences for all students.   We encourage you to partner with us to help your child have an awesome year! We are a Leader in Me school in which we embrace the 7 effective habits.  We are devoted to ensuring that our school is safe, efficient and supportive so that all students feel valued and encouraged to lead toward their personal best. The All-Star teachers make all the difference! Their personal connections and attention are key to an outstanding academic experience with each child.  Together, we will combine efforts, it will be a great year for you and your child.   We look forward to seeing each student when they arrive to school on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 @ 7:20 AM.  

We look forward to seeing everyone on, Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM for Back to School Goal Setting conferences & Title I Orientation.  

Please know that you can access online viewing of your child’s grades and teacher assignment in the Parent Portal of PowerSchool, this feature is available for all students in grades 2 through 5.  Please make sure we have your most current address and phone contact information to receive notices and class information from your child’s teacher.  

We will continue to celebrate the success of our children this year! I am strongly encouraged by all that our students can do and believe that we will continue to achieve success!  We are Celebrating 25 Years of Arthur Ashe Jr. Elementary School this year.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns @ 804/343 – 6550 or email Please continue to check the website for AAES updates


Yours In Education,

Dr. Kecia Lipscomb


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