Welcome to Week 19!
Welcome to another wonderful week at NES! Several teachers have scheduled their individual Academic Parent Teacher Team (APTT) meetings for this week to review students’ progress this school year. All meetings will take place virtually.
Our after school tutorial in grades 3-5 continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
North Elementary School Advisory Committee will meet virtually on Thursday, January 14 at 5 PM. Join Zoom Meeting at:
Meeting ID: 842 7973 3918
There is no school on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
AR Readers Reward Event for the 2nd 9 Weeks
Students who met their grade level AR reading goal during the 2nd 9 weeks will enjoy an AR reward event on Thursday (grades 3-5) or Friday (grades 1-2) with our reading coach, Mrs. Smith. Way to go Tigers!
Beginning Friday, January 15th, breakfast and lunch for Saturday and Sunday may be picked up (from the convenience from your car) at North Elementary students drop off and pickup loop (south side of the school) from 3:30 to 5:30 PM.
School Lunch Menu This Week
Pizza / yogurt plates
Chicken / ham & cheese croissant
Shepherds pie / burrito / pbj for k&1st
Cheeseburger / Chili Baked potato
Lunch and breakfast are free to all students!
01/14/2021 SAC Meeting 5:30 PM UPDATED TIME!!!
01/18/2021 Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School)
02/03/2021 Progress Report Day
02/05/2021 Early Release Day
02/15/2021 Presidents’ Day - No School
Additional Learning Activities and Resources
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.
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
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste of smell
- Congestion or runny nose
Had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) 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.
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