THE NORCROSS ELEMENTARY EAGLE

August 18, 2021

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Curriculum Night

CURRICULUM NIGHT

This school year our Curriculum Night will be different. On Monday, August 23, each grade level will post pre-recorded information related to the curriculum, instruction, assessment, behavior, and other helpful information for a successful school year at Norcross Elementary School.

Please watch the pre-recorded session to learn about your child’s class. Then on Thursday, August 26 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. grade levels teams will be available via Zoom to answer questions about the pre-recorded information or other questions.

Teachers will communicate (through eClass pages, Dojo, etc.) information on how to access the pre-recorded information for viewing and the Zoom link for the Question/Answer session.

Please plan to watch the pre-recorded session for your child’s grade level and join the live Zoom Session on Thursday, August 26 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

*Recordings and Zoom Links will be available on Monday, August 23.



NOCHE DEL CURRÍCULO

Este año escolar nuestra Noche de Currículo será diferente. El lunes 23 de agosto, cada nivel de grado publicará información pregrabada relacionada con el plan de estudios, instrucción, evaluación, comportamiento y otra información útil para un año escolar exitoso en la Escuela Primaria Norcross.

Mire la sesión pregrabada para aprender sobre la clase de su hijo. Luego, el jueves 26 de agosto a partir de las 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 pm. los equipos de niveles de grado estarán disponibles a través de Zoom para responder preguntas sobre la información pregrabada u otras preguntas.

Los maestros comunicarán (a través de las páginas de eClass, Dojo, etc.) información sobre cómo acceder a la información pregrabada para su visualización y el enlace Zoom para la sesión de Preguntas / Respuestas.

Planee ver la sesión pregrabada para el nivel de grado de su hijo y únase a la sesión Zoom en vivo el jueves 26 de agosto a partir de las 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 pm.

Free/Reduced Lunch Forms

Please complete the Free and Reduced Priced Meal Application using the button below. You may also request a paper application by contacting your child's teacher or the school.
Free/Reduced Lunch Applications

Please complete the Free and Reduced Priced Meal Application using the button above

Parent Learning Opportunities at Norcross Elementary.

Please see the document below for a learning opporunity.

AKS at Home

AKS at Home is a Gwinnett County Public Schools’ family engagement initiative that empowers parents with tools to support the learning of their children at home. This initiative highlights foundational skills and activities taught in the areas of Math and Language Arts for grades K-5.

YOU ARE INVITED!

We invite all our families of students in K-5 grades to sign up for our AKS at Home virtual sessions.


See the information below.

GCPS Learning Hub

GCPS Learning Hub

Click on the button to access resources for a successful school year

Gwinnett School Board to host Area Board Meetings

This fall, the Gwinnett County Board of Education will go on the road, meeting once in each Board member’s district. At this year’s Area Board Meetings, attendees will have the opportunity to meet Gwinnett County Public Schools’ new superintendent, Dr. Calvin J. Watts, and members of the Gwinnett County Board of Education. During the meeting, Dr. Watts will share information about the new school year and his focus as he begins leading Georgia’s largest school district. In addition, meeting participants will learn more about the district’s work to engage the community and will be able to provide input through an online survey to share topics that are of interest to them.

Please note that interpreters will be available at all meetings to assist attendees who speak Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, or Chinese.

Stream Area Board Meetings

Unable to attend any of the scheduled Area Board meetings? Join us online! The meetings will be streamed live on GCPS TV and on the GCPS TV app. The mobile app is available for these devices: Apple, Android, Amazon Fire, and the Roku Channel. In addition, each meeting will be recorded and available to view on the website

The Area Board Meetings are organized to host students, families, and staff members from school communities located in each Board member’s electoral district. The physical location of the school determines which Area Board Meeting each school is designated to attend. However, citizens may attend any one of the five meetings. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the host school’s theater, with a Board Governance Team Meet and Greet beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Masks are required for all students, families, staff, and community members attending events in GCPS facilities. For the Area Board Meetings, seating will be limited to accommodate the need for physical distancing under COVID-19 mitigation strategies. However, citizens can watch the meetings live on GCPS TV.

SCHOOL HOURS

SCHOOL OPENING AND CLOSING TIMES

The designated school hours for Norcross Elementary School are 8:50 A.M. to 3:20 P.M. For safety reasons, please abide by these hours. Students may begin arriving at 8:20 A.M. Students may NOT be dropped off prior to 8:20 A.M. because supervision is not available. Students arriving after 8:50 A.M. will be marked tardy. If your child is late, students will need to be checked in by a parent or guardian. Please walk them into the building.


HEALTH UPDATES

Students, staff, and those who enter our school are required to wear masks. Also, students will be allowed to use the water fountains. Students are allowed to have water bottles.

STUDENT PASSWORDS

We have important information to share regarding the password students will use to obtain initial access to the student portal and instructional resources at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.

On July 23, 2021, student passwords will be reset to reflect their birthdays.

To access the student portal, students will be required to type their numeric birthday in the password field using two digits for their birth month, two digits for their birthday, and four digits for their birth year. For example, if a student’s birth occurred on June 9, 2015, their reset password would be 06092015.


Students in Grades K-5 will retain their birthdate password for the first six weeks of school. After Labor Day, K-5 students will be provided a unique passphrase as their password. More information on how to access an elementary student’s unique passphrase will be provided during the first few weeks of school.

The privacy and security of the information belonging to our students, families, and employees is a strategic priority and we appreciate your support in the district’s efforts.

SAVE THE DATE

CURRICUCLUM NIGHT THURSDAY, AUGUST 26

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How to Stay Connected

Principal – Kassia Sutton (kassia.morris.sutton@gcpsk12.org)

Assistant Principal - Gr. K, 1 – Jamie Elsey (jamie.elsey@gcpsk12.org)

Assistant Principal - Gr. 2, 3 – Staci Gelbaum (staci.gelbaum@gcpsk12.org)

Assistant Principal – Gr. 4, 5 – Contacia Cross (contacia.cross@gcpsk12.org)