June 20, 2019

NSS Friday Flash 04/12/2019


NSS PTA Friday Flash
April 12, 2019

DATES TO REMEMBER

April 23, 24 NSS Fundraiser @ Little Pub
April 25 NSS PTA Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the APR
April 27 NSS Variety Show, 7:00 p.m. at Fairfield Woods Middle School
April 30 B.O.E Town Hall style meeting
May 6-10 Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
May 1 2019-20  Kindergarten Orientation/Visitation, 9:30 a.m., APR
May 9 NSS Art Show. Grades K-2 – 5:30-6:15pm; Grades 3-5 – 6:15-7:00pm
May 7-9 NSS Plant Sale
May 10 NSS Golf Outing
May 14 NSS Grades 4 & 5 Spring Concert, 7:00 p.m. in the APR
May 16 PTA Induction Dinner, 7:30 p.m.
May 17 NSS Walk-a-thon
May 24 1:40 p.m. Early Dismissal
May 26 No School (Memorial Day)
May 28 No School (Professional Development)
June 6 NSS PTA Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the APR
June 14 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – 1:40 p.m. Early Dismissal

2018-19 Elementary 6-Day Rotation
Week: April 14, 2019 – NO SCHOOL
Week: April 22, 2019
Monday-B, Tuesday-C, Wednesday-D, Thursday-E, Friday-F

SCHOOL NEWS

A NOTE FROM MRS. JACKSON
It was a busy week before spring vacation and our students worked hard in all areas. We wish you all a wonderful week next week!


CELEBRATION BOOKS
It’s not too late to donate a Celebration Book to the NSS Library!
We have extended the deadline until the end of the school year! Your family has the opportunity to donate and dedicate a book to the NSS Library in honor of your child, a special teacher or staff member. Simply pick out your title of choice from the list on the next page, submit the form for title approval, purchase the book and send it in with your child. The library will place a dedication plate and schedule a photo-op with your child. The book becomes a treasure for all NSS students. Contact Jen Giudice at giudice00@yahoo.com with any questions


2019-20 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Our Kindergarten Orientation/Visitation Day is only a month away and invitations will be going out next week. If your child will be entering Kindergarten in the 2019/20 school year, please be sure to pre-register on line and schedule an appointment with our registrar’s office prior to our orientation/visitation day scheduled on May 1, 2019.We have added the links below to guide you through our registration process. Once you have pre-registered on line, you will need to make an appointment to confirm the registration at Central Office. To make an appointment, please call 203-255-8398. Thank you.
http://cdn.fairfieldschools.org/parent-resources/registration/KDGN_Program_2019-20.pdf
http://fairfieldschools.org/parent-resources


PTA NEWS

A BIG THANK YOU TO…
A huge thank you to the parent volunteers who made Diversity Day a success! The kids really learned a lot and had fun too! Thank you to Lee Siegel, Hallie Levine, Torey Strauser, Nicole Farrell, Jo-Ann Epstein, Lynette Darken, Anette Merturi, Kelly Takacs and the amazing volunteers who brought in the service doggies from Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Also, many thanks to Ms. R and Mari in the office as well as Kelly Imschweiler and Diana Palmentiero for your guidance. This could not have happened without your help! – Carolyn Wasserlauf

TEACHER AND STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
It’s almost that time of year to honor the amazing Teachers and Staff at NSS!! Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is May 6th-10th.  Our theme this year is “Up”, from the movie. Check out the attached “flyer” highlighting the events we have planned for the NSS Teachers and Staff!
  On Tuesday, May 7th:  “Wake UP with a Healthy Breakfast”
We need volunteers from GRADES 3-5 to sign up to bring in an item for the Yogurt Bar. Click here to sign up!
  On Thursday, May 9th:  “Fill UP Your Bellies with Delicious Snacks”
We need volunteers from GRADES K-2 to sign up to bring in an appetizer. Click here to sign up!
Please also consider signing up to help with set up and clean up during the week’s events. Click here to sign up! Stay tuned for more details about Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week in the upcoming Friday Flashes. Thank you so much for helping honor the hard work of everyone at NSS. Feel free to reach out to Stephanie Landau or Tracy Palmer with any questions.

NSS FUNDRAISER @ LITTLE PUB
Want one less thing to do? Let Little Pub make your dinner on April 23rd and 24thApril 2019 NSS Fundraiser @ Little Pub


NSS PLANT SALE
Plant Sale Donations Needed:  Spring Cleaning? We are looking for donations of items that we can creatively re-purpose for the Annual Spring Plant Sale. Along with flower pots, we can also use small wicker baskets, pretty or cute coffee mugs and tea cups, small bowls… really anything that can be turned into a creative planter or garden ornament. If you are spring cleaning and find items you would like to donate, please contact me at aj-boland@hotmail.com or text me at 203-450-2992. I am happy to pick up any donations! – Amy Boland


NSS GOLF OUTING
Spring is here! And so is golf season! Hope you’ll join us at this fun, upcoming event. Please send in your registrations for Golf and/or Dinner by Friday, April 26th! Dinner, drinks, raffles and DJ! Don’t miss this fun night out!  Invitation Attached.
Thank you for all the amazing donations we have received so far for this event  – For anyone who would still like to donate, please send in all donations by Wednesday, April 24th.  Here is the link to sign up again: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4daaaa2da6fd0-2019 We truly appreciate any and all donations, large or small!
Also – any family or business interested in sponsoring a hole, or if you are interested in volunteering day-of, we would love to have you!  Please contact Daniella Kohler dkohl73@gmail.com or Laura Tavella Lmtavella@icloud.com with any questions, or interest.


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WALK-A-THON 
Get your walking shoes ready! The NSS Walk-A-Thon is coming on Friday May 17th! Parents, we need sponsors!! Please see the attached flyer, sponsor letter and form!


CHANGE OF PLANS 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!


NSS Friday Flash Info
If you have a submission for the NSS Friday Flash, send it to info@nsspta.org no later than 1:00 p.m. 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 1:00 p.m. on the previous day.
PeachJar
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.
Useful Links
NSS Website
NSS PTA Website
NSS PTA Members Group on Facebook – Not a member? Reach out to your room parent
NSS PTA Calendar
Infinite Campus for Parents
MySchoolAnywhere – Online directory
Food Services – Check out this month’s LUNCH Menu

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