Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What happened to May?

The month of May:  Zoom!  (Don't blink!) For some people May is black fly season, for others it's a time to delight in the many shades of green--grass, budding nature, grass-stained knees--a welcomed change after mud season in Maine.   

Here are some school-related things to be aware of as May wraps up and we look ahead to June at NCS:

  • No school for students on FRIDAY, MAY 26:  Staff Development Day
  • No school MONDAY, MAY 29:  Observance of Memorial Day
  • Softball/baseball/track continue. See the NCS FAMILY CALENDAR for game dates/times.  GO LIONS!
  • Grade 6 leaves for a learning adventure at Hurricane Island, WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 31-JUNE 2
  • FRIDAY, JUNE 2:  8th grade outing club trip
  • FRIDAY, JUNE 2:  Grades 2 & 3 play production, Good Manners
Also, in the coming weeks grades 6-8 will participate in Field Day at Lincoln Academy, grade 5 will celebrate D.A.R.E. by taking in a Sea Dogs game, some classes will make trips to the Historical Society, and 8th grade will participate in their own end of the year activities.  Keep an eye on the NCS FAMILY CALENDAR for June events.  

Enjoy the long Memorial Day weekend!  

The greatest glory of a free born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.
--William Harvard


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Food for thought . . .



Angela and Heather work hard each day to prepare fresh, delicious meals for the students and staff at Nobleboro Central School.  NCS is recognized by Let's Go 5210 as a Smarter Lunchroom.   


Smarter Lunchrooms use local products, when available, offer taste tests of new foods, make meals healthy, and encourage kids to try new things. 



Angela and Heather do all of this and they serve our meals with a smile! 


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Spring Arts Festival--Concert Tonight!

We're getting ready for our guests!  We hope your family will be able to attend this evening's special event:

  • Book Fair at 5:30
  • Lifetouch spring portraits will be available
  • Enjoy the art work on display in the lobby/halls
  • Band and music students should meet in their classrooms (band and senior chorus in music room) at 6pm
  • Performance begins in gym at 6:15pm

Monday, May 1, 2017

Jump!

NCS TOP FUNDRAISERS FOR JRFH:  Josh W (gr 3) Abby H (gr 2) Tony R (gr 6)
TOTAL RAISED FOR 2017 JUMP ROPE FOR HEART:  $2143!

The students at NCS participated in Jump Rope for Heart to raise awareness about heart health and to support those in need by raising money for The American Heart Association.  Students participated in jump rope activities in physical education, watched a video about how the program has helped other children and celebrated their participation at the 3rd Annual Family Fun and Fitness Night at the CLC YMCA!  The program and event are great examples of how when people work together, great things happen!   Other organizations that supported the Family Fun and Fitness Night were Healthy Lincoln County, The American Heart Association and  Let's Go 5210. 

This week, student musicians and performers will be working together to bring you our Spring Arts Festival on Thursday, May 4th. The spring concert begins at 6:15. Students should be in their classrooms at 6pm. Band and Senior Chorus members should meet in the music room at 6pm to warm up. We hope you'll come!

Lifetouch spring portraits are here! Stop in the office if you are at school or you may view your child's package before the performance on Thursday evening. Be sure to check out our BUY ONE GET ONE book fair taking place in the library while you are here Thursday evening. The book fair is open immediately before school and at dismissal. It will also be open on Thursday evening before/after the concert.

Happy May Day!  Enjoy the week! 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Morning Stretch

Second grade students prepare for the day ahead with a brief moment of morning stretches.


SPRING SPORTS NEWS:   The Lady Lions opened their season with a win over Bristol with the pitching/catching team of Hayley and Tegan coming out strong to set the stage for the afternoon. Defensively the girls worked as a team to hold Bristol to 6 runs. The Lions ran the bases aggressively and hit the ball with confidence, Anna led the team in hits with 3. While the eighth graders batted in most of the runs: Hayley - 4, Allison and Maddy - 3, Tegan - 2, and Katelin - 1. Our next game is this afternoon at home vs Wiscasset. GO LIONS!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Welcome Back!

It may seem like we've had only a few glimpses of spring sunshine and weather in 2017, but students will be jumping right into spring activities when we return on Monday, April 24.   Here are some things for families to be aware of:

Monday, April 24 is the last Big Bros. Big Sisters meeting.

First NCS softball and baseball games of the season begin on Tuesday, April 25.  The girls have a home game vs. Bristol on the NCS field at 3:45.  The JVS/NCS baseball team will play Bristol at the Jefferson field at 3:45.  Also, track participants will have a meet on Wednesday, April 26 in Wiscasset GO LIONS!!!! (Fingers crossed for great weather!)

7th grade:    Parent meeting with Kieve at 6 pm ,Thursday, April 27 in Mr. Williams' room.

Lifetouch spring portraits have arrived. Packages are available at the office.  Please stop by if you are interested in viewing/purchasing a package. If that's inconvenient for you, there will be a table in the lobby on the night of the NCS spring arts festival--a/k/a Spring Concert--which is just another week away.   What?!?!!  Yes, you read that correctly . . . read on:

The NCS Spring Arts Festival is Thursday, May 4th at 6:15 pm. We hope you'll plan to attend our special spring music/arts event.  Students should arrive and be in the classrooms at 6pm. Band and senior chorus meet in the music room at 6pm.

The spring book fair is also arriving May 1-May 5. The fair will be held mornings before school in the library. It will also be open on Thursday evening, May 4 before and after the concert and afternoons right after school. This is a popular event because it is the BUY ONE GET ONE FREE book event made possible by NPTO. 

Other May highlights: 

  • Senior Buddies/Grade 3 visit the Maine State Museum, Friday, May 5
  • 6th grade parent meeting Monday, May 8 at 5:30 in Mrs. Sabina's room. This meeting is in preparation for Hurricane Island Trip dates: 5/31-6/2
  • 7th grade attends Kieve Leadership School the second week in May. Trip dates: 5/8-5/12
  • The Gr 3-6 Bikes for Books reading event wraps up in May. Read lots of books and enter to win a new bike!
  • Registration/screening for next year's kindergarten is Friday, May 19th. There is NO SCHOOL FOR MRS. STEWART's class on Friday, May 19th.
  • No school for ALL students on Friday, May 26, a teacher workshop day before the long holiday weekend.   
  • This is a good opportunity to remind you of the NCS family calendar located on our school's website. Please check it regularly. 
Get a good night's rest!  We look forward to being back together again tomorrow. . . 




Thursday, April 6, 2017

Countdown to NOBLEBORO NONSENSE!

Nobleboro Nonsense! is just ONE day away!  We're collecting some great prizes!  Look closely at the picture and you will see Alexa (Echo) and Beats by Dr. Dre, water toys, furnishings.  We have gift certificates, classroom theme baskets (and more) ready to be displayed at Friday evening's dinner/fundraising event. Grade 3 and Senior Buddies are preparing table decorations. Invite your family and friends to this community happening:
Dinner and ticket sales begin at 5pm.   Prize drawings start at 6:30. You must be present to win!  Proceeds go to a good cause--NPTO.   Our NPTO supports extra activities and special events at school.