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

Passcode: 312855

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

Caterpillar Summer

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere

Power Forward

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  




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

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. 

Important Dates

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.

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 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