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North Notes

  • North Notes 2021-10-24

    • Time is running out to schedule Parent/Teacher Conferences on October 27th and 28th. The Online Scheduler (Also accessible from the North home page - use Password: NORTH) is open through October 25th. Conferences will be in-person. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled conference time to complete the required health screening and federal aid impact form. 
    • CORRECTED:  There will be no school for students Thursday, October 28th and Friday, October 29th due to Parent/Teacher Conferences. Enjoy the extended weekend.  Conferences are held from 4PM Wednesday, October 27 until 8 PM that night and from 7 AM to 7 PM on Thursday, October 28th.
    • Mark your calendar:  Band/Jazz Concert December 13th, and Orchestra Concert December 15th. Both concerts will start at 5:00 PM in the NMS cafeteria. 
    • North Middle School is sponsoring a Butter Braid Fundraiser to benefit North Clubs. Sales will start Monday, October 25th. For information, contact Ms. Eberhart at emily.eberhart@d11.org.
    • Reminder: The cafeteria is open to students at 7:30 AM for early morning supervision.
    • All students must enter the building through the cafeteria doors before school (not the annex doors).  Parents, for safety reasons, please do not park or wait in the fire lane, parking lot area near dumpsters/track, or in the alley.
    • The Lost and Found is located in the school cafeteria.  Students may check there for lost water bottles, sweaters, backpacks, etc.
    • Parents, please ensure that your address, phone, and email information is correct in PowerSchool. A Parent Portal tutorial is posted here. You may call the main office (719-328-2400) if you require assistance.
    • Reminder: North provides laundry services to anyone in need. Please contact the main office for more information.
    • The North Middle School food pantry is open every Friday from 3:00-4:00 PM. Parents, please contact Connie Rogers at 328-2452 to arrange for your child to pick up food pantry items or to make other arrangements. To learn more, see the attached flyer.
    • The NJHS is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  See the attached flyer for more details.
    • Hazel Health, in partnership with District 11, is here for you and your child. With Hazel Health you can have your child seen at school or at home, and feel confident that they are getting the best care when and where they need it. Links for consent form and more information are located on the North Middle School home page (here).
    • North MS currently has an opening for a Health Aide, 4-5 hours per day. To apply for this position, go to d11.org/jobs.  See attached flyer for additional information.



     

     

    North Notes 2021-10-17

    • Monday, October 18th is a Data Collaboration Day for teachers – no school for students. Enjoy the long weekend!
    • Parent/Teacher Conferences are October27th and 28th. The Online Scheduler (Also accessible from the North home page - use Password: NORTH) is open through October 25th. Conferences will be in-person.  We look forward to seeing you there! 
    • All students must enter the building through the cafeteria doors before school (not the annex doors).  Parents, for safety reasons, please do not park or wait in the fire lane, parking lot area near dumpsters/track, or in the alley.
    • The Lost and Found is located in the school cafeteria. Students may check there for lost water bottles, sweaters, backpacks, etc.
    • Reminder: The cafeteria is open to students at 7:30 AM for early morning supervision.
    • Parents, please ensure that your address, phone, and email information is correct in PowerSchool. A Parent Portal tutorial is posted here. You may call the main office (719-328-2400) if you require assistance.
    • Reminder: North provides laundry services to anyone in need. Please contact the main office for more information.
    • The North Middle School food pantry is open every Friday from 3:00-4:00 PM. Parents, please contact Connie Rogers at 328-2452 to arrange for your child to pick up food pantry items or to make other arrangements. To learn more, see the attached flyer.
    • The NJHS is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  See the attached flyer for more details.
    • Join the North PTA on Wednesday, October 20th, at 6 PM for their monthly ZOOM meeting.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Use the ZOOM link below to join the meeting.https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85335352523?pwd=Q3B2cnNpRWZLT08vR1dGU1I1c3hJdz09
    • Hazel Health, in partnership with District 11, is here for you and your child. With Hazel Health you can have your child seen at school or at home, and feel confident that they are getting the best care when and where they need it. Links for the consent form and more information are located on the North Middle School home page (here).
    • North MS currently has an opening for a Health Aide, 4-5 hours per day. To apply for this position, go to d11.org/jobs.  See attached flyer for additional information.

     

     

    North Notes 2021-10-10

    • It’s school conference time! Impactful parent-teacher conferences can boost family involvement in schools and classrooms and help promote positive outcomes for all students. A parent-teacher conference is a great opportunity to:
      • Share academic progress and growth based on classroom observations, testing data, assessments, portfolios, and assignments;
      • Learn about your child’s academic strengths, needs, behaviors, and learning styles;
      • Discuss enrichment or intervention strategies to support students' learning; and
      • Discuss issues that may be interfering with students' learning and growth.
      • The Online Schedular (also accessible from the North home page, use Password: NORTH) is open through October 25th. We look forward to seeing you there!
    • Reminder: The cafeteria is open to students at 7:30 for early morning supervision.
    • Parents, please ensure that your address, phone, and email information is correct in PowerSchool. You may call the main office (719-328-2400) if you require assistance. 
    • Reminder: North provides laundry services to anyone in need. Please contact the main office for more information.
    • The North Middle School food pantry is open every Friday from 3:00-4:00 PM.  Parents, please contact Connie Rogers at 328-2452 to arrange for your child to pick up food pantry items or to make other arrangements. To learn more, see the attached flyer.
    • Reminder: Students are not allowed to receive food deliveries by Door Dash, Grub Hub, or any other delivery service.  Only parents may bring outside food to the school, and only for their child. Students may not share food with other students.
    • The North Girls’ Track Team took first place in the 2021 District 11 Classic Championship.  It was a good season!
    • All athletes and family members are invited to bring a dish to share and participate in the 2021 Track Banquet on Wednesday, October 13th.  This will be a pot-luck dinner followed by an Awards Ceremony in the North Middle School cafeteria.  Please join us as we celebrate a great season with our Track and Field athletes. Volunteers needed to help with set-up.
    • Girls’ Basketball Tryouts will begin October 11th, 12th, and 13th from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Students must have updated physical and a completed emergency card on file with the office in order to participate in the tryouts. Contact Coach Bachman (ZACHARY.BACHMAN@d11.org) or Coach Gossage (JAMES.GOSSAGE@d11.org) for further information.
    • The NJHS is sponsoring a fun activity on Friday, October 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Trunk or Treat!  See the attached flyer for more details.
    • The Viking yearbook is accepting applications to be part of the student staff.  This yearlong commitment allows staff to build skills such as journalism, photography, and graphic design while they document all aspects of student life. This will require a time commitment outside of the school days.  Applications will be accepted through Thursday, October 14th.  See Mr. Wolf in room 159 or email steven.wolf@d11.org for more information.  
    • Join the North PTA on Wednesday, 10/20, at 6pm for their monthly ZOOM meeting.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Use the ZOOM link below to join the meeting.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85335352523?pwd=Q3B2cnNpRWZLT08vR1dGU1I1c3hJdz09

     

    North Notes 2021-10-03

    • Picture retakes will occur Tuesday, October 5th.  Orders may be placed at mylifetouch.com with your Picture Day ID: EVTDFWSHF. If your student was here for picture day in August and wants to retake existing pictures, please return original package on this day.  Lost IDs may be replaced in the Resource Center for a fee of $5.
    • It’s school conference time! Impactful parent-teacher conferences can boost family involvement in schools and classrooms and help promote positive outcomes for all students. A parent-teacher conference is a great opportunity to:
      • Share academic progress and growth based on classroom observations, testing data, assessments, portfolios, and assignments;
      • Learn about your child’s academic strengths, needs, behaviors, and learning styles;
      • Discuss enrichment or intervention strategies to support students' learning; and
      • Discuss issues that may be interfering with students' learning and growth.
    • The Online Schedular (also accessible from the North home page) will be open October 4th through 25th. Be sure to schedule and attend these important conferences at the end of October. We look forward to seeing you there!
    • If you are interested in your student seeing a Thriveworks therapist at North Middle School, please contact your student’s grade level school counselor:\
      • 6th grade, Kelly Gallegos                                                       328-2406
      • 7th grade, Whitney Williams                                                   328-2409
      • 8th grade, Colleen Carmon                                                    328-2407
      • Special Education Counselor, Deborah Hronsky                   328-2408
    • Congratulations North Vikings Football Team for an undefeated season!
    • Girls Basketball Tryouts will begin October 11th, 12th, and 13th from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Must have updated physical and a completed emergency card on file with the office in order to participate in the tryouts. Contact Coach Bachman (ZACHARY.BACHMAN@d11.org) or Coach Gossage (JAMES.GOSSAGE@d11.org) for further information.
    • The North Middle School Girls’ Track Team finished their regular season undefeated!  The District Classic Championship will be Monday, October 4th at Gary Berry stadium.  We hope you can all come out to support the team.
    • Monday, October 4th is a red and black day; wear your school colors to show your school spirit!
    • Reminder: The cafeteria is open to students at 7:30 for early morning supervision.
    • The North Viking PTA is sponsoring a Fall Color Dance after school on Friday, October 8th.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  More details available on the attached flyer.
    • Parents, please ensure that your address, phone, and email information is correct in PowerSchool. You may call the main office (719-328-2400) if you require assistance.
    • Reminder: North provides laundry services to anyone in need. Please contact the main office for more information.
    • The North Middle School food pantry is open every Friday from 3:00-4:00 PM.  Parents, please contact Connie Rogers at 328-2452 to arrange for your child to pick up food pantry items or to make other arrangements. To learn more, see the attached flyer.
    • Reminder: Students are not allowed to receive food deliveries by Door Dash, Grub Hub, or any other delivery service.  Only parents may bring outside food to the school, and only for their child. Students may not share food with other students. 
    • Making It Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon 4:00-5:30. Students have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of crafts and projects.  If you would like to help provide items needed for this club, please see the attached Wish List.  Your generosity is appreciated.

     

     

     

     

     

Clubs and Activities

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Conferences Online Scheduler Instructions

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Conferences Online Scheduler Spanish

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Community Liaison Corner

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NJHS Trunk or Treat

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Health Assistant Flyer

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