Welcome to Week 28!
We hope everyone has enjoyed the Spring Break. Just a reminder that Monday, March 22 is a Teacher Workday and there is no school for students.
Students will return on Tuesday, March 23.
Acaletics Spring Break Math Packet
Students in grades 3-5 brought home a Spring Break practice packet for math. We ask that students complete this packet and return to their teacher on Tuesday, March 23.
Parents’ Monthly Information Session: Florida Standards Assessment
Parents of students in grades 3-5 are invited to attend the virtual information session on the Florida Standards Assessment on Thursday, March 25 at 5 PM. Dr. Robinson will be discussing the dates, logistics, as well as the content of these assessments so that we can together be prepared for the best testing experience possible.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 881 5282 3790
3rd 9 Weeks Awards Ceremony
3rd 9 weeks report cards are sent home on Friday, March 26.
The awards ceremonies for grades 3-5 will take place also on Friday, March 26. Parents can view the live stream of the ceremonies on the NES Facebook Page. We can be found on Facebook under @NESTigers.
Battle of the Books Participants Needed!
We are still in need of students representing us at the District Battle of the Books competition! Participants are selected from the list of students who have read all of their grade level SSYRA (Sunshine State Young Readers Awards) books. Here are the books that students should read:
3rd Grade Books
Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere
Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker
Gamer Squad: Attack of the Not-So-Virtual Monsters
4th Grade Books
Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen
Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat
How I became a Spy: Mystery of WWII London
Operation Frog Effect
5th Grade Books
Dragons in a Bag
The Unicorn in the Barn
Planet Earth is Blue
Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen
Voyage of the Dogs
School Lunch Menu This Week
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY
Chunk chicken / turkey sandwich
Corn dog mini's / Ham and cheese croissant
Chick tenders / Max sticks
As always , lunch and breakfast are free to all students!
Weekend meals continue to be served at North Elementary School on Fridays! 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.
Reminder - our Tuesday and Thursday tutoring sessions for grades 3-5 have ended! Thank you everyone for attending! Our supplemental tutoring groups continue as outlined by individual teachers.
03/22/2021 Teacher Work Day - No Students
03/23/2021 Math Bowl Practice - Grades 3-5 3:15 to 4:15 PM
03/26/2021 3rd 9 Weeks Report Card Day and Virtual Awards
03/25 and 03/26 KG Dental Sealants Program
04/01/2021 AgVentures - 4th grade
04/02/2021 Good Friday - No School
04/05/2021 Spring Break Day - No School
04/05/2021 FSA Starts
04/12/2021 1st Grade Health Screenings
Florida State Assessment Dates
Save the date for these important assessments in April and May!
April 7-8 3rd grade ELA
April 7 4th and 5th grade writing
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.
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
- Shortness of breath
- 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 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.
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 RobinsonPrincipal of North Elementary School