Welcome to Week 12!

Welcome to another wonderful week at NES!

Daylight Savings Time ens on Sunday, November 1 - don’t forget to turn your clocks back and get an extra hour of sleep!

Thank you to everyone who participatedin our Red Ribbon Week and dress up days! It was nice to unwind, and see everyone come together for some fun!

Preparation for Veterans Day

NES would like to recognize the contributions of Veterans in a virtual presentation on November 11. Parents, please e-mail a picture of a family member who is a Veteran, their name, and the military branch in which they served, to Dr. Tuuli Robinson at robinsont@okee.k12.fl.us, by Friday, November 6. You are welcome to send stories about your Veteran as well! 

Important Documents

  • Veterans Day Wall Tile - please return by Friday, November 6.

  • In the upcoming days, students who have been identified as needing Tier 2 interventions and support in ELA or Math will bring home an MTSS brochure and a parent notification letter.

Important Dates

11/3 Election Day

11/9 Virtual Book Fair starts

11/11 Veterans Day

11/12 NES SAC Meeting 5:00-6:00 PM

11/18 Progress Report Day

11/20 Early Release Day

11/23 Fall Break Week starts (no school this week)

12/18 End of 2nd 9 Weeks; Early Release Day


School Lunch Menu This Week




Chicken patty sand / corn dog / premade sandwich


Grilled cheese / turkey & cheese


Shepherds pie / pbj


Meatball subs / hotdogs / ham & cheese 




Lunch and breakfast continue to be free to all students! For easy access, breakfast is provided in pre-packaged bags at both student entrances. School meals for Option 2 students are distributed Monday through Friday from the Public Library parking lot from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Only the parent/guardian or person listed as an emergency contact may pick up meals for their child(ren).

Additional Learning Activities and Resources

Required Self-Screener

Self-screening continues to be required prior to entering campus. Please call the school office to report a sick child as outlined in the updated Self Screening Guide below. 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 (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) 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.


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School