October 20, 2018

Friday Flash 1/26/2018

Dates to Remember
January 30——————-Early Dismissal at 1:40pm Staff Development
February 2——————-Drama Production 7:00pm at FWHS
February 3——————-Drama Production 1:00pm at FWHS
February 5——————-4th-grade Orchestra Concert 7:00 PM in the APR
February 8——————-NSS PTA Meeting 7:30pm in the APR
February 15—————–Early Dismissal at 1:40pm Staff Development
February 16—————–School Closed Staff Development
February 19—————–School Closed Presidents’ Day
March 2———————-Read Across America
March 2———————-Sweetheart Dance

2017-18 Elementary 6-Day Rotation

Week: January 29, 2018

Monday-E, Tuesday-F, Wednesday-A, Thursday-B, Friday-C

SCHOOL NEWS

Notes from Mrs. Jackson
We were all happy to have a five day week with no snow!  Our students are working hard in all areas and I was impressed with student writing work in first grade this week – so many great details within their sentences.  Next week will be a special week as our students and community enjoy the Drama Production.  I hope to see many of you there.

HEALTH ALERT:
We continue to share with you that flu season this year is particularly dangerous, and we want to take every precaution to keep our staff and children safe.  The district posted a link to the Fairfield Health Department on the district Facebook page regarding flu shots that are still available.  Please help us at school by remembering to keep children home when they are not feeling well.  Hopefully, flu season will pass quickly and will be uneventful for our NSS community.

Art Project Materials Request
4th grade will be making cakes! To do so, we’ll first need a good amount of thin cardboard. Please save boxes at home and bring them to the Art room ASAP! Examples: cereal boxes, fruit bar boxes, Dunkin’ donut boxes, frozen waffle boxes- (basically anything that comes in a thin cardboard box! ) THANKS –Mrs. Mansi

PTA NEWS

After School Enrichment – Winter 2018 Update!

Winter 2018 After School Enrichment is here!

Hip Hop for K-2!  Nail Painting & Design!  Wiffle Ball! So many great classes to choose from! Plus, an additional session of American Ninja Warrior has been added on Thursday Morning! Please fill out the registration form and send in an envelope marked “After School Enrichment.”

Please note the following classes are full and no longer accepting registrations:
Tuesday American Ninja Warrior
Wednesday Interior Design
Friday Sports Spectacular
Enrollment is open until 1/30/2018. All programs are filled on a first come, first serve basis – Don’t delay!
Any questions, contact Janice Massey at jbennett3@hotmail.com or Lee Siegel at leesiegel1313@gmail.com
NSS Golf Tournament
Save the date! The NSS Golf Tournament is back! The event will take place Friday, May 11th at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course. More details to come! If anyone is interested in helping with the planning, please email Mary and Kurt Rauner at mkrauner@gmail.com

Attention 5th Grade Parents:
We are having a 5th Grade Committee Meeting on Thursday, Feb 8 at 7PM in the NSS Library. Please see this flyer for more information.

Mother & Son Bowling Night! SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, February 24th, 5-7pm at Nutmeg Lanes, Fairfield

Please join us for a fun night of extreme bowling! Moms and sons, show off your skills and play with (or against) each other! Form your own teams and stay tuned for a link to pick your lanes! More info will be coming home soon in backpack mail! Check out the attached flyer!

NSS Drama Production Tickets Available!
Are you ready to be entertained? It is time for our 11th Annual NSS Drama Production. This year we will be putting on “Peter Pan and Captain Hook or How I Learned to Fly”. Come and support your friends at NSS and watch the show. We will have a show Friday 2/2 at 7:00pm and Saturday 2/3 at 1:00PM.

This year, we are doing the ticketing process differently and are using SignUp Genius.  If you want to secure your seats ahead of time (and we are filling up quickly), please follow this link to select your seats. You will find the instructions on how to choose your seats through that link.  You will need to scroll down to find available seats. On the SignUp Genius page, you will also find links for the map of the auditorium and Paypal for ease of payment. We will NOT be sending home tickets.  You need to print or bring a screenshot of your signup genius confirmation as that will be your ticket.  If you choose to do backpack mail for payment, please be sure to send the money in within 48 hours of ordering.

Thank you! Any questions, please email nssdramaprogram@gmail.com.

NSS Yearbook Ordering Information
It’s time to order your NSS Yearbook!  Don’t miss out on all the great memories that were made this year!  Yearbooks are $29.00 and the deadline to order is February 16.  We will not be taking orders after the deadline.  Follow this link and order online today.  Please contact Jeanne Baranosky jb6901@optonline.net or Stephanie Stellato sdelaney24@yahoo.com with any questions.

Change of Plan Pads
If a change of plan pad is needed, please send in $3 cash or check payable to NSS PTA, with your child’s name and class. Please allow up to a week to receive a new pad. Thank you!

OTHER NEWS

January Monthly SEPTA Meeting
Wed, Jan 31, 7:30-9 pm FLHS.  Fairfield SEPTA welcomes back Mr. Rob Mancusi, Executive Director Special Education & Special Programs to talk about new and ongoing 2018-19 SPED program initiatives.  We will also announce the 2017-18 grant recipients! We meet monthly at 7:30 PM – upcoming meeting dates 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/30, June TBD

Friday Flash Info
If you have a submission for the Friday Flash, send it to info@nsspta.org no later than 11:00 AM on Thursday.  Please include any attachments as well. When we have a short week, the Flash will go out on the last school day of that week. The deadline for submissions will then be 11:00 AM on the previous day. Also, when sending an email for the Flash, please include no extra formatting, i.e., bold, caps, shading, etc.  For any “community” or non-PTA flyers, please utilize the district’s new system – Peachjar. Peachjar is a website where you can find out about community events and post your own flyers for others to see.

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