March 18, 2019

NSS Friday Flash 12/21/2018

Dates to Remember
December 21 ———————–1:40pm Dismissal for Winter Break
December 24 – January 1 ——-School Closed for Winter Break
January 17 ————————–NSS PTA Meeting 7:30pm in the APR
January 21 ————————-School Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

2018-19 Elementary 6-Day Rotation

Week: December 31, 2019

Monday-No School, Tuesday-No School, Wednesday-D, Thursday-E, Friday-F

SCHOOL NEWS

A Note from Mrs. Jackson
On behalf of our entire school family we wish you a wonderful holiday season and winter vacation.  May 2019 bring you great joy and happiness!

PTA NEWS

And a big, big thanks to

Beth Catanesi for the winter arrangements in our entry planters. They are beautiful!

Pizza Bingo Save-the-Date!
Pizza Bingo will be held February 20, 21 and 22 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Bingo Cards are $1 and Large Cheese Pizzas from Fire Engine Pizza Co. are $15. There will be awesome prizes and raffles each night. The fifth grade will also be selling baked goods and water as a fundraiser for their class activities. Please email Brian Carroll and Hannah Choi at nsspizzabingo@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to help out during the event. Thanks! We can’t wait for this fun, family-friendly event!

Walk-a-Thon Co-Chair & Committee Members Needed
The Walk-A-Thon Committee is looking to expand and make this the best year yet!  For 2019 we are seeking a new co-chair and folks to be part of the committee which will begin their planning activities in January. The WAT occurs in May and is a huge fundraiser for NSS and such a wonderful experience to be part of. There is something for every level of time commitment – all helping hands are welcome. If you are interested in joining us or for questions, in general, please reach out to Kelly Takacs and Gillian Mongirdas at northstratfieldwalkathon@gmail.com. Thank you!

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

SCOUTING NEWS

NEW – Kindergarten and First Grade Girl Scouts Daisy Troop at NSS
The NEW NSS Daisy troop has officially started and will begin monthly meetings January 8, 2019 from 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. at NSS for registered girls.  Meetings will be held the first Tuesday of each month with occasional weekend outings, such as hiking and a trip to Fire Station 3 in the early spring. If your Kindergartner or First Grader is interested in joining please contact Shana McHugh at ShanaMcHugh@hotmail.com or Sarah Martin at SLombard7@aol.com to learn more, or simply register your girl at https://www.girlscouts.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join.html   


NSS Flash Info
If you have a submission for the NSS Friday Flash, send it to info@nsspta.org no later than 1:00pm on Wednesdays. Please include the text of your blurb (plain text, no special formatting) and any attachments in PDF format. 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 1:00pm on the previous day. 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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