ABC Blocks
North Elementary School 
Weekly Memo for Parents
August 19, 2019
Weekly Social Emotional Focus: Being Safe
This week, we will be talking to students about how to be safe at school. We will extend our discussion beyond the physical safety, and we will be talking about using safe words and behaving in ways that help others feel safe around us.
Monday, August 19
? NES T-shirt orders are due today at 9 AM! Please send a check in the amount of $12 along with the order to school today!
? Our agendas are still on the way, but the Parent Communication folders have arrived! These folders will be placed in students’ binders. One side is for paperwork that is to be returned to school, and the other side is for paperwork that is to be kept home. On Monday, we will be sending home the grade level syllabus that includes important information about our curriculum, grading policies, APTT dates, participation in PBIS day criteria, AR rewards, and more!
Thursday, August 22
? FTE Warm Body Count - please make sure that your child is at school today!
? District Advisory Committee Meeting 6 PM at the District Office
Assessment Information
August 12 - 30 iReady Diagnostic Assessment (grades 1-5)
August 12 - September 24 Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screening
September 3 - 20 iReady Diagnostic Assessment for KG 
Performance Matters Science Assessment (grades 3-6)
Upcoming Dates
August 27 Parents’ Info Session: Welcome to NES & School Safety Updates 5-6 PM in the Media Center 
September 2   Labor Day - No School
September 3   Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Meeting 6 PM in the Media Center
September 11 Progress Report Day
September 12 APTT - 1st grade 7:45 AM
                                Early Release Day
School Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting 5-6 PM in the Media Center
September 13 No School - Teacher Work Day
September 19 APTT - 2nd grade 7:45 AM
September 26 APTT - 3rd grade 7:45 AM
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Reports concerning unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities, or the threat of these activities, can be made to appropriate public safety agencies and school officials using the following link:
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Let’s make this a great week!
 Go Tigers!
Dr. Tuuli Robinson
Principal of North Elementary School
Phone: (863) 462-5100