Welcome to Week 20!

Happy New Year to everyone! Here is a sneak peek of the happenings when school resumes next week. We cannot wait to see everyone soon!

Teacher Work Day - No School

Monday, January 9 is Teacher Work Day and there is no school for students. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again on Tuesday, January 10, 2023!

Family Empowerment Scholarship Letters

Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options were sent home with students on Thursday, December 22. Please look for this important letter in your child’s take home folder.

AR Star Readers

It is time to celebrate our Star Readers! Students who met their 2nd 9 weeks goals are invited to enjoy a hot chocolate bar with Mrs. Williams, our reading coach, on Tuesday - January 10. 

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-5th Grade: 11 points


Acaletics Winter Break Packets

We also want to celebrate our mathematicians! Students who return their completed Acaletics Winter Break practice packets will get to enjoy snow cones with Mrs. Striebel, our math coach, on Friday, January 13.

SAC Meeting - January 12

Our School Advisory Committee meeting will take place on Thursday, January 12 at 4 PM in room 137.

Menu for the Week

Grades K-5


No Students


Cheeseburgers / Hawaiian bread sandwiches


Shepherd's Pie / Hot dogs


Chicken Patty on Bun / Turkey & cheese Sub


Pizza day




No Students




Hawaiian bread sandwich


Chicken patty on bun


Pizza day


2022-2023 Yearbooks

2022-2023 yearbooks are now available to order! 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. Flyers with order forms will be sent home this week. 



Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

Monday, January 16 is a holiday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and there is no school. Our offices are closed.

Report Card Day and Awards

January 17 is the 2nd 9 weeks Report Card Day. Awards ceremonies in grades 3-5 will be held as follows:

  • 8:30 AM - Grade 3
  • 9:10 AM - Grade 4
  • 9:50 AM - Grade 5

Homeroom teachers will send home an invite if your child is receiving an award. Students who earned straight As will enjoy lunch at Golden Corral with the Principal.

Upcoming Dates

  • 01/09 Teacher Work Day - No Students
  • 01/10 Students Return to School
  • 01/11 4th Grade Ag Ventures
  • 01/12 NES SAC Meeting
  • 01/16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
  • 01/17 Report Card Day and Awards
  • 01/17 School Board Meeting 6 PM
  • 01/23 Celebrate Literacy Week Starts
  • 02/09 4th Grade to St. Augustine

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