~January 24-26-Your child is bringing home a packet for science. We are asking you to talk with your child about what he/she can see in the night sky. They will log what he/she sees on each page and return it to school on Monday, January 27th.
~January 28th- Our 100th Day of School--Dress like you are 100 years old!
~January 28th-Mama's Pizza & Scream' Nuts Spirit Night
***If you have not put in warmer clothes in your child's backpack, please do so this weekend. Accidents always happen :)
Some reminders and upcoming dates to add to your calendars.
***Please sign and return the report card envelope!***
~January 20th DR. MLK jr. Day! No School!
~January 24th and 25th School play (3rd - 5th graders)
~January 28th-Mama's Pizza & Scream' Nuts Spirit Night
***Wash your child's back packs, this will help with limiting the spread of germs. Georgia is ranked the highest state for sicknesses this season.
***If you haven't sent in additional warmer clothes for those times of accidents, please do that soon. You never know when your child might want to play in the mud. :-)
Happy First Day of Winter (Dec.21) and first day of our much anticipated Winter Break!
Just a few reminders!
~School for students will resume on January 6th!
~If your child gets bored over the winter break, have them work on iReady and iRead. :-)
~Have a great Winter Break! Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali and Merry Christmas!
Well, that week went fast!
Some reminders of upcoming events! Mark your calendars!
~ Our holiday shopping is on Monday or Tuesday depending on your child's class schedule.
~Please help your child to build a ramp this weekend and make sure they bring it in on Monday. This doesn't have to be a big ramp. Just big enough for a matchbox car or a small block to go down.
~Our Super Author celebration is December 16th from 8:15 - 9:00!
~Our Winter Class Party is December 17 at 1:00. You must be a registered volunteer to come join us.
~ School Wide Pajama Day is Friday, December 20th!
November 20th - Schlotzsky's Spirit night from 5:00 - 8:00
November 21st - Thanksgiving Feast with your child! Please RSVP and send in $4.00 to cover the cost of your meal. :-)
November 25 - 29 Thanksgiving Break!
November 4th and 5th are vacation days for students (no school).
November 6th is the last day for Super Authors Orders.
November 7th Taste of New Prospect at 6:00 - 7:30
Remember to send back your child's pizza form. We need a headcount and they will not be able to participate without it. Thanks!!
Thanksgiving Lunch will be Thursday, November 21st. Tickets are $3.50. The lunchroom cannot give change back so if you send in cash they will donate the change to the PTA. You can also write a check.
Fill out the form and return your check or cash with your child by November 18th.
The weather is getting cooler. Your child must wear a jacket because we will continue to go outside for recess. Please check your child's change of clothes in their backpacks and make changes to them accordingly (exchange the shorts for pants, etc).
Next week is Red Ribbon Week
Monday - wear your NPE school gear!
Tuesday - Mismatched clothes and socks!
Wednesday - Favorite outfit that expresses who you are!
Thursday - Book Character costume
Friday - Wear pajamas to school!
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night! Wednesday, October 30th from 5:00 until 8:00 15% of the proceeds will be donated to New Prospect PTA! Bring food donations for your chance to win a Five Below gift card! Foods needed are, canned beans (not green beans), creamed soups, Ramen Noodles. They also are accepting shampoo!
Book Character Parade
This will be on October 31st at 8:00 in the morning. Kindergarteners will parade through the halls and parents can watch from the sidelines!
Super Authors - Parents you have until November 6th to type in your child's bio and upload their picture. Go to mysuperauthors.com and register.
No School for students on November 4th and 5th! Go somewhere fun! Make memories!
We have been working so hard on our Super Authors books. If you'd like to order a book, the form came home (yellow or blue) last week, these are due no later than November 6th. Let me know if you need another. We do have a job for you parents though, next week we need each of you to upload a picture of your child and write a short author’s bio for their Super Authors book, no later than October 25th! These bio’s will be published at the front of their book and will be displayed when we have our Author’s Celebration on Dec. 16th!
In order to do this you will go to: to https://app.mysuperauthor.com/parent and register as a parent with your child’s code. This will allow you access to add their picture, their bio, and see what their book is all about! I will email you your child's code over the weekend.
In addition, our STEM teacher, Mrs. Davis is in need of 2 medium sized pumpkins for the class to do a couple of different experiments with!
As the weather is changing, please be mindful about how your child is dressing. We will continue to go outside at 9:10AM and 12:00PM for recesses until the weather drops below 30 degrees.
October 16th is our Spirit Night at Chronic Taco! 5:00 - 8:30 20% of the proceeds will be donated to our school!
Our field trip is Thursday 10/17, if students have a blue NPE shirt they should wear that. If you are sending a lunch from home please place it in a gallon size ziplock bag with their name on it. Remember to only send things that can be thrown away. Have your child wear tennis shoes too! We will be walking a lot!
On 10/31 we will have a character parade—students should dress as their favorite book character (or a Halloween costume). There will be no toy weapons permitted. Parents are invited to attend the parade, 8:00-8:30 on 10/31 in the front lobby and front atrium.
Report cards will be coming home on 10/17, the envelope they come in must be signed and returned, but you KEEP the report card. We just need the envelope back, signed.