Friday, October 27, 2017

Happy Friday--and beyond!

Today's photos are from the Summer Reading celebration.

The Boosters are selling NCS LIONS apparel.   Forms went home today.  If you'd like to purchase sweats, T's, caps and gear, now is the time to do it.  All orders are due by November 9th.  LIONS WEAR GEAR HERE

Hooray for Pumpkin Day!  Next week, Wednesday November 1 is Pumpkin Day for students in Grades K-4! Morning classes and group stations will focus on seasonal activities and academics. (Parents, we don't dress up on 10/31 or 11/1 at school.  Please save costumes for outside-of-school events; we'll be busy having fun with pumpkins at school.)
It pays to read all year long!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

From the art room kiln---Pumpkins! READ ON. . .

The NCS CHESS CLUB is commencing its 2017-2018 season!  The first organizational meeting is Tuesday, October 31 2:40-3pm.  Thereafter, meetings will be on THURSDAYS beginning November 9, 2:40-3:40 pm.  Chess Club is open to interested students in grades 3-8, regardless of experience!  Students should sign up on the sheet by Mr. Parcher's room.   

Basketball tryouts and preseason dates are now on the school calendar for Jr. High basketball season. Tryouts are November 8 and 9th. Grade 6-8 students interested in an optional gym were invited to play today, Wednesday, Oct. 25 and next Tuesday, Oct. 31 2:30-4pm.  GO LIONS!

For families of K-4 students:  Here's a link that supports our new Bridges Math program:  K-4 FAMILY MATH LINK  You can also access this link from the school's webpage. (See the parent resource link.)

Nurse Diane Lazzari is being proactive in preparing for the cold and flu season! NCS will offer a flu vaccine clinic for STUDENTS on Wednesday November 15 from 9am to 11am. Permission forms and information sheets were sent to families by email today. Please return the permission form by NOVEMBER 8 if you would like your child to receive the flu vaccine here at school. Grades K,1,2,3 and 4 must have a parent or grandparent present that morning for the vaccine administration. Nurse Diane can be contacted directly if you have questions:

Have you signed up for your child's parent/teacher conference in November?   Here is the link to connect you to individual teacher conference dates and to see the remaining times that are available for each class. This page, by the way, can also be found under "parent resources" on our website, and THIS LINK WILL TAKE YOU THERE.  Once there, click on the appropriate link to sign up for your conference.

Finally, don't forget!   NobleBOOro Spooktacular is Friday at Duck Puddle Campground, 5-8 pm. If you have signed up for desserts, you can drop them at school on Thursday or Friday. NobleBOOro's Spooktacular will have games, activities, food, a costume parade for children, and a prize raffle fundraiser too!  

Friday, October 20, 2017

A look back AND looking ahead to a new week!

Congratulations to the Pumpkin Run participants for finishing the run!  The runners challenged themselves to do their best and everyone went home with a pumpkin. The following students placed in the top 10:

  • GIRLS:  1st Ashly C; 2nd Maddy M; 3rd Bronwen C; 8th Chantel Mask
  • BOYS:  4th: Chase C
Way to GO LIONS!

Next week Lifetouch picture packages will be going home.

Wednesday, October 25 has been planned for Safety Day.  Weather permitting, we'll be practicing evacuation, so please don't be alarmed if you're passing the school. If the weather doesn't cooperate, it will be scheduled for another time.

NobleBOOro Spectacular is coming up on Friday, October 27.  This new fundraising event is being offered by our NPTO and it sounds like fun.  

Enjoy another beautiful autumn weekend!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October Thoughts

Parents, have you scheduled a parent teacher conference for your children?  Parent teacher conferences will be held in mid November. You can sign up electronically.   SIGN UP FOR PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES 

NPTO meets this evening (October 11) at 6pm at Duck Puddle Campground.  Then, on October 27, Duck Puddle Campground will be the scene for the first annual NobleBOOro Spooktacular! Parents, check your email for more details.   NobleBOOro Parent Help CLICK HERE      DESSERTS? CLICK HERE

We're heading into the playoff season for fall sports.  The weather's been lovely and we hope you'll come to a game!  See the NCS webpage for dates/times.  (Check often, sports events are sometimes subject to change.  The webpage is the first place to go for the latest information.)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Open House: Thursday!

Thursday evening, October 5
Classroom visits: 6-6:25 pm
followed by a short assembly in the gym.

Have you been to a game this year? 
NCS soccer and field hockey teams are having a successful fall season! In addition to these two teams, we have students participating in golf and cross country.  We're heading into playoff season soon. If you'd like to take advantage of this gorgeous weather, come to a game and cheer for our team. Schedules for both the field hockey and soccer teams are on our NCS home page.  FIND GAME SCHEDULES HERE GO LIONS!

Have you seen the new Counselor Connection newsletter?
In September's edition Chelsey Weeks, school counselor, shares helpful tips for parents. Last month's issue offers ideas for supporting student success. The newsletters will be offered on the NCS School Counseling link found on our website:  SCHOOL COUNSELOR LINK (By the way, this link has a lot of information about school in general). And, here is a link to take you directly to the  SEPTEMBER newsletter .

Reminder: No school for students Friday, October 6 and Monday, October 9.

One more thing:  8th grade familes, please read the post below for information about a family night coming later this fall at Lincoln Academy.   

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

INVITATION: 8th Grade Family Night at Lincoln Academy

Families interested in choosing Lincoln Academy are invited to the LA campus on Wednesday, November 1 for 8th Grade Family Night. The evening will begin with a welcome in the LA Dining Commons at 6:30 pm. Prospective students and their families will hear an overview of Lincoln Academy's programs, tour the campus, and meet faculty representatives in an Open House format in the LA gym. Questions about 8th Grade Family Night should be directed to the LA Guidance Office at 563-3596 ext. 125 or 128.