North Glendale Family Update

January 24, 2021

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Good morning!

Got a 5 year old (or almost 5 year old) for me? :)


Kindergarten registration is in full swing ~ please start the registration process at kirkwoodschools.org/register.


It is recommended that a laptop computer, desktop computer, or tablet device be used to complete registration. Registering using a smartphone is not recommended.


Enrolling now allows time for schools to plan for maintaining desired class sizes.


We are also enrolling kids in grades one through five for 2021-2022. I am always happy to talk through any enrollment quesiotns you may have.


Respectfully, Jennifer

REACH Information- Message from Dr. Bailey, Assistant Superintendent

Dear Elementary Families,


COVID, along with virtual instruction, and the need for multiple quarantines, has impacted our ability to conduct our normal gifted program screening process in the fall for 1st grade students. We are adjusting our normal screening process to ensure an equitable opportunity for all 1st grade students to participate. The REACH team will wait until the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year to screen the current 1st graders as 2nd graders. This process would begin the first or second week of school, and then the team would resume normal screening timelines for next year’s 1st grade students.


We know this will impact multiple students, but we wanted to ensure that we are able to screen students appropriately and in a manner equitable to all. If you have additional questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Dr. Matt Bailey, assistant superintendent, Elizabeth Lock, MTSS Coordinator, or your NG REACH teacher, Damian Pritchard.

Yearbook Cover Contest

We hope to have a great turn out of NG kids showing us their best artwork reflecting our yearbook theme: SUPERSTAR SUPER POWERS!


Entries are due January 28th and all NG kids, in person and Kirkwood At Home, are invited to submit an entry. Our fabulous PTO has put together supply packs for anyone who is needing some art supplies at home to participate (KAH as well!). Let your classroom teacher know, or send an email to Mr. Butler at tom.butler@kirkwoodschools.org. We can also deliver!

Upcoming Dates

Please see our website calendar for up to date info


ALL MONTH: KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION!

January 25

  • KSD BOE mtng.

January 27

  • 4th Grade Strings

January 28


  • Yearbook cover contest submissions due


February 1

  • Black History Month begins: Heroes in African American History

February 2

  • PTO via Zoom 6:30-8:00

February 4

  • Picture Re-Take Day

February 12

  • No School for IN Person and KAH students

February 15

  • District Closed: Presidents Day