Welcome to Week 27!

Welcome to Say Something Week! This week allows schools to come together nationwide to raise awareness about the importance of being there for one another; to be an upstander, and help students with identifying a trusted adult in a school setting. While this program is designed for middle school students to bring awareness to recognizing warning signs for someone at risk, there are many things that we can do at an earlier stage to help students in need. Below is an overview of the daily topics for the Say Something Week at NES.

National School Breakfast Week

Also, we would like to wish everyone a happy School Breakfast Week! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we are appreciative of the hard work of our cafeteria ladies who prepare and serve a delicious breakfast every day!


21 Day Challenge

Please continue to read with your child for at least 15 minutes each day. We are posting family highlights of the daily 21 Day Challenge on our NES Facebook page. To participate, please send a picture (or two) of your family’s participation to robinsont@okee.k12.fl.us. Keep reading, Tigers!


School Advisory Council Meeting

Time: Mar 11, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 864 2755 0458

Passcode: 156304

Weekend Meals

Weekend meals continue to be served at North Elementary School on Fridays! Meals for Saturday and Sunday may be picked up at North Elementary students drop off and pickup loop (south side of the school) from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. 

School Lunch Menu This Week  


Chicken patty on bun / ham & cheese


BBQ pork on bun / Bacon cheeseburger


Beefaroni / yogurt plate


Variety of options!



Lunch and breakfast are free to all students! 


Spring Break

The week of March 15 is Spring Break and there is no school! Our office is open 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Monday, March 22 is a professional development day for teachers, and students return to school on Tuesday, March 23.

Acaletics Spring Break Math Packet

Florida State Assessment is just around the corner! Students in grades 3-5 will be bringing home a Spring Break practice packet for math. We ask that students complete this packet and return to their teacher on Tuesday, March 23.

Florida State Assessment Dates

Save the date for important assessments in April and May!

April 7-8 3rd grade ELA

April 7 4th and 5th grade writing

May 4-5 4th and 5th grade ELA

May 10-11 3rd-5th grade math

May 12-13 5th grade science

Important Dates

03/11/2021 Johnny Appleseed Day

03/11/2021 4th Grade PBIS

03/11/2021 NES School Advisory Committee Meeting 5-6 PM

03/12/2021 2nd and 5th Grade PBIS

03/12/2021 End of 3rd 9 Weeks

03/15/2021 Spring Break starts

03/22/2021 Teacher Work Day - No Students

03/26/2021 3rd 9 Weeks Report Card Day and Virtual Awards

03/25 and 03/26 KG Dental Sealants Program

04/01/2021 AgVentures - 4th grade

04/12/2021 1st Grade Health Screenings


Additional Learning Activities and Resources

  • Students in grades 3-5 can access their Acaletics practice tests at http://www.acaletics2.com/ under Math Club Portal. This includes video tutorials for items that they missed on their test.

  • All district programs are accessed at https://launchpad.classlink.com/okeechobee

  • Tutorials on Florida Standards are available at http://www.floridastudents.org/

  • Video tutorials and practice for core subject areas on each grade level are available at https://www.khanacademy.org/

  • Students are encouraged  to complete math practice in Reflex Math (access through launchpad) until they reach a green light, and read at least 20 minutes each day.

Required Self-Screener

Self-screening is required prior to entering campus. Students exhibiting these symptoms at school will be sent home and may return according to the guidelines from our clinic.

  • Temperature 100.4 degrees F or higher 
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (for students with chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • New loss of taste of smell
  • Congestion or runny nose


  • Had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19


  • Temperature checks are conducted for students and staff
  • Walk in visitors are not allowed - always call ahead for an appointment
  • Parent meetings are held virtually when at all possible
  • Drop off of non-instructional items is not allowed.

School Safety

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: https://getfortifyfl.com/Tip.html. All students have access to this reporting tool on their Chromebooks at school.

Say something when you see something!


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School