Welcome to Week 25!

Welcome to a short but busy week! Valentines Day, Class Pictures, Progress Reports, writing contests, 4th grade St. Augustine trip, Jump Rope for Heart, beginning of our Spring Book Fair - this may be the busiest week yet!

Friday, February 16 is an Early Release Day and students’ dismissal starts at 11:30 AM. There is no school on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day.

Valentine’s Day Information

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you are planning on a delivery, please be advised that all deliveries must be in by noon. Glass items, balloons, or exceptionally large items are not allowed on the bus.

Last day to order Valentine's Day Sweet Grams is Monday, February 12. 

Book Fair Starts This Week!

It is time for our spring Book Fair! The Book Fair dates are Friday, February 16 - Friday, February 23. Students have an opportunity to shop during their specials classes. Family Night at the Book Fair is on Thursday, February 22.

Check out the e-wallet option for easy shopping!


Yearbooks are now on sale. All sales are online, except special ads. Please contact Ms. Tamara Carpenter for more information about adding a personalized ad in our yearbook. 

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart 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 can still turn in their 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.

Student Council Writing Contest

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

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! 

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:



Chicken Poppers / Hawaiian bun sandwiches


Burritos / cheeseburgers


Valentine Nuggets / Yogurt plates


Chicken Patty on a bun / chef / Pizza





Hawaiian bun sandwiches




Valentine Nuggets






Upcoming Dates at Glance

  • 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