May 8, 2016
PENNY WARS! Tomorrow is the LAST DAY!
Rules: Each homeroom is given a container for collecting money. Gain points by adding pennies and bills to your class container. Lower other classroom totals by adding silver coins to their containers. Containers will be labeled and located in the gymnasium from 7:20 to 8:15 each morning.
Pennies & Bills: All pennies and bills ADD to your homeroom’s total
Silver Coins: All silver coins subtract from the homeroom’s total *including dollar coins
Pennies +1 Point
$1 +100 Points
$5 +500 Points
$10 +1000 Points
$20 +2000 Points
Nickels -5 Points
Dimes -10 Points
Quarters -25 Points
½ Dollars -50 Points
$1 Coins -100 Points
The winning classes as of Friday, May 6:
K-4: Ms. White
MS: Mr. Hathaway
HS: Ms. Williard
The NCLA EARTH DAY - May 13
To celebrate Earth Day, we are inviting families to create upcycled art.
We will have the art on display during the Earth Day event on Friday, May 13th.
Pinterest has great ideas as well.
Click HERE for a link to a website with ideas.
2 dimensional and 3 dimensional art is acceptable!
All art needs to be brought into school by Wednesday, May 11.
Items can be brought to the front office.
Umbrellas and Stands
We are trying to prepare an outdoor cafe lunch seating area for upper school students.
Thanks to wonderful parents through SOAR we have picnic tables for them to sit on but it is really hot.
End of Grade and End of Course Exam Schedule
- HS elective final exams
Tuesday, May 24
- Reading EOG - grades 3, 5, 7
- Math EOG - grades 4, 6, 8
Wednesday, May 25
- Reading EOG - grades 4 , 6, 8
- Math EOG - grades 3, 5, 7
Thursday, May 26
- Science EOG - grades 5 and 8
Friday, May 27 (High School students not taking a math exam will not report to school)
- MATH I EOC
- Math 2 and 3 final exams
Monday, May 30 - NO School - Memorial Day!
Tuesday, May 31 (High School students not taking a math exam will not report to school)
- English 10 EOC - Online
- English 9, 11 - final exams
- HS students taking exams will be able to check out at 1 pm
Wednesday, June 1 (High School students not taking a math exam will not report to school)
- 8:00 - ALL HS science final exams
- 10:30 - ALL HS history final exams
Thursday, June 2
- Make-up exams
- Field Day for students in grades K - 4 in the morning and 5 - 8 in the afternoon
Friday, June 3
- Last Day of School - 1:00 Dismissal for everyone!
School Based Leadership Team
- Amber Brannan (E, MS, HS)
- Angela Tomes (E, MS, HS)
- Arika Miller (E)
- Casey Harrell (MS, HS)
- Claire Vogt (E, MS)
- Danielle Baur (E)
- Danielle Gray(MS)
- Diane Rowe (HS)
- Lisa Fowler (MS, HS)
- Jane Kamiab (HS)
- Jennifer Leister (MS)
- Jennifer Sodt (E, MS, HS)
- Katherine Alford (E)
- Keith Bandy (E, MS)
- Kittie Pearson (MS)
- Lloyd Johnson (MS, HS)
- Mary Sellmer (E, MS)
- Melanie Pulliam (HS)
- Melissa Roth (E, MS)
- Michelle Wild (E, MS)
- Sandi Nance (HS)
- Sherrie Quinones (E)
- Wena Podger (MS)
PTO Spirit Wear Shirts
Days in which the shirts can be worn to school will be on
Friday, May 6 and Friday, May 13.
PTO shirts can be worn, NCLA 5K shirts, or NCLA club t-shirts, Follow the Leader shirts, etc.
Proctors - WE NEED YOU!
We are preparing for testing and we desperately need your help!
Please ask grandparents for help as well. We need proctors for EOG and EOC testing.
The times needs are from 7:35 until 12. Please complete the google form if you can help.
Testing starts on Tuesday, May 24 through Wednesday, June 1st. click HERE for form!
All you need to be able to do to proctor is monitor students testing, monitor students in the hallway and walk them to the restroom as needed.
Interested in Band Next year? (grades 5 and up)
Band/Orchestra "Mouthpiece" night scheduled on Wednesday May 11 from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Please sign up for a time to come try out instruments.
Ms. Carrick's PE Camp
Ms. Carrick's PE Summer Camp will be held July 11-14th for grades K-6. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday beginning at 8:30am and ending at 12:00pm. More information and the official sign-up is below. Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns!
Dates to Remember
Monday, May 9 - Rising 7/8th grade meeting at 5:45
Monday May 9 - PTO Meeting and Leadership Team reps voting at 6:30
Thursday, May 12 - NHS and NJHS Induction Ceremony 7 pm
Friday, May 13 - The NCLA Earth Day
Friday, May 20 - Pre-5K Pasta Dinner at The NCLA
Saturday, May 21 - The 3rd Annual NCLA 5 K at school from 9 am to 2 pm
See full calendar on website: http://www.thencla.org
Summer Reading Camp for students in grades K - 3
Click HERE to complete an interest form and for more information.
See Mrs. French or Ms. Teves for more information. The school will not have information to provide.
e3 Robotics Summer Camp
click here for a link to website for more information.
ATTENTION JUNIORS: COLLEGE INFO
This is the site that NC is using and colleges in this area are starting to use it to receive electronic transcripts.
Click HERE to access website for college board.
BigFuture - Get Ready for College - College Planning, Financial Aid, Educator ResourcesChoosing a college is a big and exciting decision. Explore your interests and take the time to find a college that will put you on
College Planning - High School Students - Thursdays
HIgh School Trip Sign-up
All students in grades 9 - 11 are invited to sign up for High School European trip in June 2017. Students will visit London, Paris, Rome and Venice.
Price increases around December 30th so register before then if you can.
Visit EF Tours for more information and to register:
For Europe: www.eftours.com/1788214BZ
Information about fundraising will be available to those that sign up.
If you have questions, please contact Ms. Wood at email@example.com
SAT Dates and Information
The SAT and other College Board tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year.
Click HERE for the SAT website and more information and to register for the test.
SAT DATES: (last day to register in parenthesis)
- June 4 (May 5)