Welcome to Week 33! 

Happy Easter! We have a busy week ahead - only two weeks until FSA in grades 3-5!

Kindergarten Registration

NES 2022-2023 incoming kindergarten registration and students’ screening will take place on Tuesday, April 19, with a makeup session in the afternoon of Friday, April 22. Please call our office at 863-462-5100 to make your appointment. We cannot wait to meet our newest Tigers!

Progress Reports

4th 9 weeks progress reports will be sent home on Thursday, April 21.

Early Release Day

Friday, April 22 is an early release day. Students’ dismissal starts at 11:30 AM.

April is Autism Awareness Month

Information about this free family event for Autism awareness month was shared with us - check it out!

Summer Programs

Please follow this link 2022 OCSB Summer Program Registration to explore and sign up for the summer programs. K-2 Math and Reading Camp and Grades 3 reading camp are by invite only. If students are invited to specific camps, they should attend those before signing up for other camps. 

Lunch Menu


Chick nuggets / mac-n-cheese


Burrito / cheeseburgers


Spaghetti / yogurt plate


Chicken patty on bun / pizza




Upcoming Dates

After school tutoring groups meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM. Battle of the Books teams meet on Wednesdays from 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM. Math Bowl meets on Thursdays.

  • 4/18 OHS Grad Walk at NES
  • 4/19 Kindergarten Registration
  • 4/21 Progress Report Day
  • 4/21 District Battle of the Books Competition 9:30AM at OFC
  • 4/22 Early Release Day - dismissal starts at 11:30 AM
  • 4/22 NES Tropicana Speech (grades 4-5; closed for public)
  • 4/28 Last day of tutoring
  • 4/30 Science Olympiad (Boca Raton)
  • 5/2 Teacher Appreciation Week starts
  • 5/2 KG iReady Assessments start
  • 5/3 FSA Grades 3-5 starts
  • 5/9 Grades 1-4 iReady Assessments start
  • 5/11 SAC Meeting 5 PM
  • 5/13 Grade 5 iReady Assessments start
  • 5/17 District Math Bowl
  • 5/19 1st Grade Mothers’ Day Tea and APTT
  • 5/23 5th Grade Awards and Graduation
  • 5/23 Kindergarten PBIS Day
  • 5/24 3rd and 4th Grade Awards
  • 5/24 2nd Grade Water Day
  • 5/25 Kindergarten End of the Year Program
  • 5/25 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade PBIS Day
  • 5/26 Early Release Day and Last Day of School for students - dismissal at 11:30 AM
  • 5/26 1st Grade PBIS Day
  • 5/27 Teacher Plan Day - No Students
  • 5/30 Memorial Day - No School

Florida Standards Assessments

Florida Standards Assessment in grades 3-5 will continue in May.

May 3-4

4th & 5th ELA

May 5-6

3rd, 4th, & 5th Math

May 10-11

5th Science 

iReady Diagnostic Assessments

May 2-6


May 9-13

Grades 1, 2, 3, and 4

May 16-19

5th Grade

Accelerated Reader 4th 9 Weeks Goals

The AR reading goals for students this 9 weeks are:

1st grade: 9

2-5 grade: 12

4th 9 Weeks PBIS Days

Here are the PBIS dates and activities for the final 9 weeks of school. Students must be in good standing with discipline to attend.

Additional At Home Learning Resources

Students can access their web-based instructional programs at https://launchpad.classlink.com/okeechobee using their computer login information.

Students can benefit from practicing their math skills on following sites:

 To get better at reading, students should read 20 minutes each day. Students are encouraged to take reading as well as vocabulary tests on Accelerated Reader (AR) at https://global-zone05.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/73214 


Free Books!

There is still time to sign up for the free book delivery program from the Florida Department of Education. Families can sign up to receive a book by mail during each month of the school year. Here is the link to enroll: https://www.newworldsreading.com/fl/en/home.html.

Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment

Ony two weeks left!!! Open Enrollment ends on April 30. Don’t miss your chance to start saving for college this year in a risk free Prepaid Plan. Enroll Today at https://www.myfloridaprepaid.com/



2022-2023 Calendar

The School Board has approved the instructional calendar for the 2022-2023 school year. Check it out!

School Safety

All students have access to the Fortify FL reporting app on their Chromebooks at school. Fortify FL posters posted around campus to remind students they can report suspicious activity at any time using the app.


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School