Welcome to Week 32!

Welcome to another wonderful week at NES!

We are at the halfway point of the final grading period of the 2020-21 school year. The following six weeks of school will be busy - let’s finish strong!

Title I Family Engagement Survey

It is time for our Title I Family Engagement surveys! Please take a moment to give us feedback on Title I related work this year. 

2020-21 OCSD Title I Family Engagement Survey

Progress Report Day

Wednesday, April 21 is Progress Report Day! Possible Retention Letters will be sent home with students who are at risk of not meeting the grade level promotion critera.

Please Return Your Library Books

Thank you students and families for returning the library books! Notices of overdue fees (as of April 15) will be sent home with progress reports on Wednesday. Students can still check out books!


Early Release Friday

Friday, April 23 is an Early Release Day. Students' dismissal starts at 11:30 AM.

Teacher Appreciation - Help Needed!

Teacher appreciation week is May 3-7! With COVID restrictions, many of our traditional teacher appreciation activities are not possible. We have some ideas, and we welcome yours! If you would like to assist with various activities during the teacher appreciation week, please contact Dr. Robinson at 863-462-5100! We appreciate all help!


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 patty sandwich / hot dog


BBQ pork on bun / cheeseburger


Beefaroni / Max sticks




Early Release Day   PBJ grab-n-go

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

04/19/2021 School Board Meeting 6:00 PM - Mrs. Cathy Rucks is recognized as North Elementary School Librarian

To join the Zoom meeting go to: 


Meeting ID: 873 0922 2890, Passcode: 611100.

The meeting will be held in the Boardroom.  Masks are required and seating will be limited due to social distancing.  

04/21/2021 Progress Report Day

04/21/2021 National Kindergarten Day

04/23/2021 Early Release Day

05/03/2021 Teacher Appreciation Week

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