Welcome to Week 4!

This will be a short week, but we have a lot to accomplish! Our gifted education classes with Mrs. Gagliano start on Tuesday.

The first iReady diagnostic assessment window closes on Friday. We will share our beginning of the school year data at the School Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday, September 10. We will be also reviewing our School Improvement Plan for 2020-21.

Everyone is invited to attend this virtual Zoom meeting via https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85684988921?pwd=OHhwQkZwbjYvQjh6M29UM0xDU2Y0dz09 

Picture Day

Thursday, September 10 is Picture Day! Here is a link to the video from Strawbridge Studios outlining the safety precautions as they are visiting our campus for school pictures. 

School photos will be used in students’ Skyward profile as well as in our yearbook. Therefore, it is important that all students can participate in school pictures this fall! Students enrolled in Option 2 can sign up for an on-site photo opportunity for September 10 from 3:30 to 5:30 PM using the following link: NES Synch Students’ Photo Sign Up for 9/10

NES T-Shirt Orders 

Place your order by Wednesday! Click here to order: https://forms.gle/vkXY4XCae5GuzMJX6. Prices are $15.00 per shirt and you can pay when you pick up your shirt.

Week 4 Important Documents

Students information folder will go home on Wednesday! Be on the lookout for the following documents:

  • Your child’s progress report

  • Semester One Tiger Times newsletter with Out Of Field Notifications

Other important documents that have been shared with families so far include:

8-15-20 Back to School Update 

NES Student Handbook 2020  

NES Reopening Plan 2020 - Family Guide  

OCSB Student Code of Conduct English (sign and return the last page)

OCSB Student Code of Conduct Spanish (sign and return the last page)

Over The Counter Medication Form (return to school)

Emergency Contact Information Sheet (return to school)

Important Updates this Year

  • Self-screening continues to be required prior to entering campus (student home screener is provided on page 5 of the NES Reopening Plan 2020 - Family Guide). Please call the school office to report a sick child as outlined in the Self Screening Guide below. Students exhibiting these symptoms at school will be sent home.

  • 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

Important Dates

9/7    Labor Day - No School 

9/8    School Board Meeting 6:00 PM

Mrs. Karen Cotton is recognized for her years of service

9/9    Progress Report Day

T-shirt orders are due today!

9/10  National School Pictures Day - Picture Day at NES

Option 2 pictures 3:30 -5:30 PM

School Advisory Committee Meeting 5:00-6:00 PM (this is a virtual meeting) 


Meeting ID: 856 8498 8921
Passcode: 3A6LqS

9/11 Early Release Day

Students dismissal starts at 11:30 AM

iReady Diagnostic Assessment 1 ends for grades 1-5

T-Shirt Pickup 4:00-6:00 PM at the drop off circle

9/14 Teacher Work Day - No School

9/18 iReady Diagnostic Assessment 1 ends for kindergarten

9/21 Start with Hello Week

Celebrate Freedom Week

School Lunch Menu This Week 



No School


Taco; Premade sandwich


Corn Dog; Yogurt plate


Chicken Bites/Turkey and cheese croissant



Lunch and breakfast are free to all students! For easy access, breakfast is provided in pre-packaged bags at both student entrances. School meals for Option 2 students are distributed Monday through Friday from the Public Library parking lot from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Only the parent/guardian or person listed as an emergency contact may pick up meals for their child(ren).

Additional Learning Activities and Resources

School Safety

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