Welcome to Week 27!

Thank you for reading our newsletter! It is hard to believe but the end of the 3rd 9 weeks of school is just two weeks away. Many exciting activities are planned this week to include parent involvement events and field trips for students.

PTO Meeting

A PTO meeting to discuss the Teacher Appreciation Week is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28 at 5 PM. This meeting is for parents only. 

Migrant Parent Meeting

Save the date for the Migrant Parent Meeting on Wednesday, March 2. The meeting will take place at SC, Building C.

VPK Registration

The VPK registration is just around the corner! NES meetings are held on March 8 - be sure to have all your paperwork ready as your child cannot be registered without their complete packet. The seats fill up fast!

Applebee's Above and “Bee”yond Teacher Essay Contest

Applebee’s will award one deserving teacher from each school district a $500 sponsorship check for their classroom for the upcoming year and throw their current class an end of the year party.The contest will end on Sunday, March 13, 2023. Elementary school students can nominate their teacher with a ½ page essay on why their teacher deserves to be Applebee’s Teacher of the Year. There is still time to enter!

Link to Applebee’s Above and “Bee”yond Teacher Essay Contest Submission Form.

Student Code of Conduct Committee 

Our district Student Code of Conduct Committee is looking for active and engaged parent representatives to help us with the Code of Conduct revisions this summer. Please contact Dr. Robinson at robinsont@okee.k12.fl.us if you are interested and would like to represent our school, and provide ideas and perspectives. 

2022-2023 Yearbooks

There is still time to order yearbooks! Orders have to be placed online at https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB26733. Pre-Order price is $25 , and ordering deadline is April 14, 2023. Specialized pages can be added for cash or check only (not an online option). Full page ad - $75, 1/2 page ad - $40. 

AR Star Readers

Let’s keep reading, Tigers! Our 3rd 9 week’s AR goals are as follows:

KG: Promotion Ready (all letters, sounds, and sight words)

  • 1st Grade: 7 points
  • 2nd-3rd Grade: 11 points
  • 4th-5th Grade: 13 points

Menu for the Week 

Please note the menu change for Thursday and Friday this week.

Grades K-5


corn dogs / grilled cheese


Taco / Pizza / Pbj


Chicken Alfredo / Yogurt


ABC / 123 nuggets


ABC / 123 nuggets /  BBQ pork on bun



Grilled cheese




Chicken Alfredo


Mac and Cheese


ABC / 123 nuggets


Upcoming Dates

  • 02/28 PTO Meeting 5 PM
  • 03/02 Migrant Parent Night 6 PM (IRSC)
  • 03/03 3rd Grade COX Science Center (WPB)
  • 03/03 Gifted Field Trip
  • 03/09 SAC Meeting 5 PM
  • 03/10 End of 3rd 9 Weeks 
  • 03/10 NES PBIS Days 
  • 03/13-03/17 Spring Break
  • 03/20 Teacher Plan Day - No Students
  • 03/21 School Board Meeting 6 PM (NES SIP Presentation)
  • 03/22 Spring Individual Pictures; KG Gap and Gown Pictures
  • 03/22 Math Bowl Practices Start
  • 04/10-04/14 Kindergarten Registration
  • 04/20 Battle of the Books All Day OFC (District)
  • 04/21 Early Release Day - Students' Dismissal Starts at 11:30 AM
  • 05/15 Math Bowl 5-8 PM OMS (District)

More events can be found at http://nes.okee.k12.fl.us/events 

Family Resources

School Safety

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

Let’s make it a great week!


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School