September 15, 2019

NSS Friday Flash 05/10/2019


NSS PTA Friday Flash
May 10, 2019

DATES TO REMEMBER

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 27 No School (Memorial Day)
May 28 No School (Professional Development)
May 31 5th Grade Bonfire @ Jennings
June 6 NSS PTA Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the APR
June 7 NSS Field Day
June 7 5th Grade Party @ ECC 7:00 p.m.
June 10 5th Grade Graduation @ FWMS 5:30 p.m.
June 12 9:30 Spirit Day, GYM & Volunteer Reception, APR
June 14 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – 1:40 p.m. Early Dismissal

2018-19 Elementary 6-Day Rotation
Week: May 13, 2019
Monday-E, Tuesday-F, Wednesday-A, Thursday-B, Friday-C

PTA NEWS

A BIG THANK YOU TO…

Amy Boland and Brian Carroll for all their hard work on the Plant Sale. Our gardens will be looking great this year thanks to you!!

Ms. Mansi and Bonnie Liang for another wonderful art show. We just might have a future Picasso at NSS!!
Thank you to all the volunteers: Swarna Anagani, Dipti Haria, Rose Guarnaccia, Jen Whelpley, Jo-Ann Epstein, Stephanie Stellato, Kathleen Torpy, Samantha Walker, Hannah Choi, Deirdre Sikora, Kelly Lovegrove and Jackie Galan.

Tracy Palmer and Stephanie Landau for all their efforts in making Teacher Appreciation Week such a generous and thoughtful week at NSS. Our teachers & Staff certainly felt the love. Thank you to all the parents who donated items too.

…”Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week” was a HUGE success due to the generosity of our amazing NSS community! We wanted to thank everyone that donated items and their time to help out! Our teachers were so happy with all of our preparations! Special thanks to Bonnie Liang and Annie Ringelheim for helping us re-decorate the lounge! And the incredibly talented Bonnie Liang for making an amazing poster for the “Kids Activities”! A special thanks to Carolyn Wasserlauf for the incredible flyer for the week’s activities. A big shout out to Troy Strauser and Trevor Landau for helping us haul the furniture for the lounge. Thanks to Tricia Todd for helping us with the “NSS Sweatshirt Raffle”. Torey Strauser and the 5th Graders for the great banner!! A special thanks to Monique Griller Jara, aka “The Fairfield Cake Lady” for the incredibly beautiful, and delicious cupcakes!! Thanks to Lauren Brill for endless support, and 1 million text messages. :-). And to the entire NSS PTA for providing these wonderful treats to our beloved teachers. A big thank you to Mrs. Healey for helping us pick items for the lounge, and to Mrs. Jackson and the NSS Office Staff, for always helping us with our millions of requests.
We are so grateful to our lovely NSS Staff! And our NSS community showed their love tremendously this week! We are lifted UP by your generosity!!! Thank you! – Stephanie Landau & Tracy Palmer.


2019 INDUCTION DINNER
You’re invited to the 2019 NSS PTA Induction Dinner on Thursday, May 16th.  We’re going to be celebrating our volunteers and welcoming on our new board members! Please see the attached invitation for details!


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The WALK-A-THON  is coming – Friday May 17th
Thank you to everyone who has sent home family pledge forms, keep them coming! Looking forward to another great NSS Walk-A-Thon! Form also attached here for reference.


SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS
You can now order your school supply kits for the 2019-2020 school year! Forms should be coming home any day with additional information. Orders are only made online and can be made from May 1st through June 14th at www.shopttkits.com – ACCT# 83268.
If you have any questions please contact Jen Nori at kappajenny@comcast.net.

5TH GRADE END OF YEAR PARTY @ ECC
Please see attached RSVP form for the 5th grade party on June 7th from 7:00-9:15 p.m. at the ECC (364 Sport Hill Rd., Easton). This form also went home in backpack mail this week. Please be sure to RSVP to this event. This is a drop-off event open to all 5th graders and there is no cost (paid for by the 5th grade end of year fee). See you there!



BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
It’s time to send in those BOX TOPS you have been collecting! A great way to donate to our school without spending an extra cent. Just put them in an envelope or a Ziploc marked ‘Box Tops’ and send it in via backpack mail!

SCOUTING NEWS 
NSS CUB SCOUT PACK 95
Pack 95 invites possible future scouts & siblings to come join us at NSS, in the APR, Wednesday 5/15 @ 7pm with a decorated 2 liter soda bottle for launching! Parents, there is a high probability that the kids will get slightly wet, all in the good fun of Scouting! Looking forward to meeting you all then! Please see attached flyer.


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.
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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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