Welcome to Week 31!

Welcome to another wonderful week at NES!

A huge thank you to everyone who completed the climate surveys this past week. We truly appreciate your feedback!

Battle of the Books, Science Olympiad, and Math Bowl practices continue this week. The 4th grade Math Bowl team will be meeting on Monday this week.

Last Week to Order Yearbooks!

Yearbooks will be available to purchase online only, and they are available until April 15. With the school closed for visitors this year, our yearbook includes more pictures than ever before so that we could share our memores with the families! Yearbooks are $25. To order, go to: https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/FMYB108165.

April is School Library Month! To keep our school library well stocked, we ask everyone to be on the lookout for any library books checked out earlier this year, and return them to the library. If there are books at your house from your other (current and former) NES siblings, you may return these as well! Notices of overdue fees will be sent home with progress reports on April 21. Students can still check out books!

School Financial Report

North Elementary School Financial Report for the 2019-20 school year is now available. Click on the link to access, or visit our school website School Accountability section at http://nes.okee.k12.fl.us/

School Lunch Menu This Week  


Chicken nuggets / yogurt plate


Pizza pinwheels / burritos


Corn dog mini's / ham and cheese


Chicken chunks



As always , lunch and breakfast are free to all students! 

Weekend Meals

Weekend meals continue to be served at North Elementary School! 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 on Friday.

Important Dates

04/12/2021 1st Grade Health Screenings

04/12 - 04/23 iReady Diagnostics in grades 4 and 5 

04/16/2021 All Stars vs. Faculty Kickball Game

04/19/2021 School Board Meeting - Mrs. Cathy Rucks is recognized as North Elementary School Librarian

04/21/2021 Progress Report Day

04/23/2021 Early Release Day

Florida State Assessment Dates for May

The Florida Standards Assessments continue in May. 

May 4-5 4th and 5th grade ELA

May 10-11 3rd-5th grade math

May 12-13 5th grade science

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 limited to one household in the office at the time (no on campus visitors)
  • Parent meetings are held virtually when at all possible
  • Drop off of non-instructional items is not allowed.

Raptor Visitor Intake System

Just a reminder - a photo ID is required of all visitors. Thank you!      

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.


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School