Week 4 of 2021-2022

Welcome to another wonderful week at NES! We are looking forward to a lot of great learning throughout the week, and a long three day weekend in celebration of Labor Day on September 6!

Fall Pictures

Fall pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, August 31. Bring your smiles!!!

Parent Teacher Organization Meeting 9/1/21

Our first PTO meeting of the year will take place on Wednesday, September 1. PTO has an important role in planning school events and incentives, as well as holding fundraisers, activities, and planning initiatives for students and staff. If you would like to be part of our PTO and are able to commit to supporting our school, please join us on Wednesday, September 1 at 5 PM in room 137 to discuss our Fall Fundraiser plan!

Chromebook Information

Just a reminder that the Chromebook Insurance payments are due on Tuesday, August 31. This insurance covers the device that your child is using, for accidental damages. Here is the link to Okeechobee County Schools Chromebook Handbook that contains important information about our Chromebook program. 

Additional At Home Learning Resources

Many web based resources are available for students. Students can access all these programs through their Classlink  account at: https://launchpad.classlink.com/okeechobee

using their computer login information.


The following programs can also be accessed via these links:

iReady https://cainc.i-ready.com 

Reflex Math: https://www.reflexmath.com 

Accelerated Reader (AR): https://global-zone05.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/73214 


When students are quarantined, paper packets can be picked up from our office for grades K-1. Students in grades 2-5 have their assignments in their Google Classroom. 

Free Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and lunch continues to be free for all students! Lunch menu varies due to the shortage of food items.


NES uses Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) to foster positive behaviors among our students. 

Above are the 1st 9 weeks PBIS events that have been planned. In order to participate, students have to be in good standing with their behavior at school as well as on the school bus. 

Important Information for Parents

To access bus Information -  click on this link. Type in your home address, use the “stops” tab to find the nearest stops.

Upcoming Events

8/31 Fall Picture Day

8/31 Last Day to Turn In Chromebook Insurance

9/1 PTO Meeting 5 PM in Room 137

9/6 Labor Day - No School

9/6 NWEA Assessment in Grades 3-5 (Science)

9/9 SAC Meeting 5 PM (location TBA)

9/9 Progress Report Day

9/10 Early Release Day; Students’ Dismissal Starts 11:30 AM

9/13 Teacher Plan Day - No School for Students

9/20 Start With Hello Week

10/7 End of the 1st 9 Weeks

COVID-19 Decision Tree

OCSB is following the COVID-10 Decision Tree for interpreting the return to school requirements for students. As always - thank you for keeping your child at home when sick!

School Safety

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

Thank you for allowing us to educate your child this year!


Dr. Tuuli Robinson

Principal of North Elementary School