Welcome to Week 33

Welcome to another week, and thank you for reading our newsletter! Just a small number of weeks left prior to the end of the school year - and they are all packed with lots of learning and fun activities as well! 

Check it all out below!

Battle of the Books

We are wishing the best of luck to our Battle of the Books teams who are representing us at the district competition on Tuesday! This event is open to families.

Progress Report Day

Progress Reports are sent home with students on Wednesday, April 17. We are officially halfway through the final grading period of the year!

Swim Unit

Swimming continues this week! Here is the link to our Swim Schedule.

Students who do not have a permission slip on file at the office will attend regular PE classes. Students who are not dressed to participate in the swim unit will attend library class that day (information about appropriate swim attire and changing procedures is included in the permission slips).   

After School Tutoring and Events

This is the last week for our after school tutorials. Thank you to all the families who signed up and participated in our tutorial this year!

Math Bowl practices continue as follows:

  • 5th Math Bowl (Tuesday)
  • 3rd Math Bowl and 4th Math Bowl (Wednesday)

Early Release Day

Friday, April 19 is an Early Release Day and students’ dismissal starts at 11:30 AM.

State Assessments

Here are the dates for the upcoming assessments:

  • 05/01-05/24 F.A.S.T. Reading and Math (Grades 4-5)
  • 05/01-05/24 STAR Reading and Math (Grades K-2)
  • 05/06-05/17 NGSSS Science (Grade 5)

3rd Grade Parents Information Session

An informational session will be held for 3rd grade parents on Tuesday, April 23 to review the upcoming state assessments in 3rd grade. We will discuss students’ promotion criteria and review the sample tests. Save the date!


Free Breakfast and Lunch       

Here is the menu for the week:



chicken poppers / hawaiian bun sandwiches


cheeseburgers / burritos


spaghetti / yogurt plate


chicken patty on bun / chef / pizza


PBJ early release



hawaiian bun sandwich






chicken poppers


PBJ early release

Upcoming Dates at Glance - Now Including Many End of the Year Events

  • 4/16 Battle of the Books District Competition
  • 4/17 Progress Report Day
  • 4/17 5th Grade YMS Visit
  • 4/18 Last Day of After School Tutorial
  • 4/19 Early Release Day
  • 4/19 KG Registration Makeup Day
  • 4/22 OHS Grad Walk
  • 4/23 3rd Grade State Assessment Parent Information Night 4 PM in Media Center
  • 4/24 NES 4H Speaking Contest
  • 4/25 NES Talent Show 6:30 PM
  • 4/27 Science Olympiad at FAU
  • 5/1 State Assessments Start in K-5
  • 5/6 Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/9 SAC Meeting 4 PM
  • 5/14 School Board Meeting 6 PM
  • 5/17 VPK Graduation 
  • 5/21 3rd and 4th Grade Awards
  • 5/22 KG Graduation
  • 5/23 5th Grade Awards and Graduation
  • 5/24 Early Release Day 11:30 AM
  • 5/27 Holiday - No School
  • 5/28 Teacher Plan Day - No Students

More events can be found at http://nes.okee.k12.fl.us/events

Important Documents

School Safety

All students have access to the Fortify FL reporting app on their Chromebooks. Fortify FL posters posted around campus to remind students they can report suspicious activity at any time using the app.


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School