Welcome to Week 24!

Welcome to another wonderful week at NES! Our APTT meetings are almost completed - thank you everyone for attending! 

Our February Out of Field Newsletter was sent home with students on Friday. Here is the link to an elecronic copy: Tiger Times - February 2024. 

Black History Month Contests

Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida encourage students to participate in 2024 Black History Month contests. Students in grades four and five in the elementary division are invited to participate.  Student essay contest winners will receive a 2-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation! All essays are due by February 7.

Go to https://floridablackhistory.com for details.

Student Council Writing Contest

Our Student Council is calling for creative writers! Submissions for this contest are due on February 15.

Social Studies Standards Input

FLDOE is gathering input for the Social Studies standards. These standards should establish the core content to be taught and specify the core content knowledge and skills that K-12 public school students are expected to acquire. Check it out and voice your opinion! https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7645313/2023-24-Social-Studies-Standards

After School Tutoring

Tutorial continues this week and it takes place on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and/or Thursday based on the sessions that students signed up for. Thank you parents for always picking your children up on time! 

Valentines Day Sweets Grams

Check out our Valentines Day Sweet Grams fundraisers, organized by 3rd grade!

Jump Rope for Heart

There is still time to donate to Jump Rope for Heart! The event takes place on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 8:15-10:15. There will be music, games, snow cones, a dunk tank, and lots of fun. Students who wish to attend should fill out and return the donation form to Coach Hackett  along with a $5.00 to the American Heart Association.  All donations and permission slips are due on Thursday, February 15, 2024.

Upcoming Assessment Dates

  • 01/22-03/08 WIDA (English Proficiency Assessment for English Language Learners)
  • 03/25-04/19 NWEA (Science - Grades 3-5)
  • 04/01-04/12 F.A.S.T. Writing (Grades 4-5)
  • 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)

Free Breakfast and Lunch       

Below is our menu for the week:



corn dog mini's / hawaiian bun sandwiches


Taco's / Pbj


Salisbury Steak / grilled cheese


Chicken Parmesan / Pizza


Max Sticks / chicken Patty on a bun



Hawaiian bun sandwiches




Grilled Cheese


Chicken Nuggets


Max Sticks


Upcoming Dates

  • 2/14 Progress Report Day
  • 2/14 Class Pictures Day
  • 2/15 4th Grade to St. Augustine
  • 2/16 Early Release Day - Dismissal starts at 11:30 AM
  • 2/16 Jump Rope for Heart
  • 2/16 Spring Book Fair Starts
  • 2/19 Presidents’ Day - No School
  • 2/20 Spring Book Fair Week
  • 3/11 Spring Break Starts

Happy Spring Break!

  • 3/18 Teacher Work Day - No Students
  • 3/25 Report Card Day and 3-5 Awards
  • 3/29 Good Friday - No School

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