Nixon Elementary School

Notables From Nixon

Important Dates

March

3/22/21 Nixon Spirit Day - Effort - Cohort A


3/23/21 Nixon Spirit Day - Effort - Cohort B


3/24/21 7:45-11:45 Asynchronous Learning for Students

Food Pantry Collection

11:45 Early Release Day

Parent-Teacher Conferences

12:00-2:00 Parent Volunteers Put Desks Together (PTO Sign Up Genius)

School Meeting Video Release - Resiliency Theme

3:00-5:00 Remote Student Materials Pick Up (NOTE: For those remote students that are coming back full time on April 5, the families should take home their remote bins, fill them with all of their remote learning materials and bring them back on March 31 during the Remote Student Materials Pick Up time of 3:00-5:00)


3/25/21 Food Pantry Collection

9:00-9:30 Coffee Talk Link Here

7:00-8:00 Transition to Curtis Virtual Event for All 5th Grade Parents


3/26/21 Food Pantry Collection


3/30/21 11:00-11:30 Coffee Talk Link Here


3/31/21 7:45-11:45 Asynchronous Learning for Students

11:45 Early Release Day

3:00-5:00 Remote Student Materials Pick Up (NOTE: For those remote students that are coming back full time on April 5, the families should be returning all of their remote learning materials in their bins)


April

4/1/21 Professional Day - No School


4/2/21 Good Friday - No School


4/5/21 Full In-Person Learning for Students Begins


4/7/21 11:45 Early Release Day


4/8/21 9:00-9:30 Coffee Talk Link Here


4/9/21 Nixon Spirit Day - Mismatch Day

3:00-5:00 Remote Student Materials Pick Up (Now on Fridays)


4/13/21 11:00-11:30 Coffee Talk Link Here

PTO Staff Appreciation - Spring Catered Lunch

2:35-3:35 School Advisory Council (SAC) Meeting


4/14/21 11:45 Early Release Day


4/16/21 3:00-5:00 Remote Student Materials Pick Up (Now on Fridays)


4/19/21-4/23/21 No School - April Break


4/28/21 Food Pantry Collection

11:45 Early Release Day

2:30 School Meeting Video Release


4/29/21 Food Pantry Collection

9:00-9:30 Coffee Talk Link Here


4/30/21 Food Pantry Collection

3:00-5:00 Remote Student Materials Pick Up (Now on Fridays)

Nixon PTO Makes Us Shine!

For the month of March we are developing a rainbow of kindness from and to staff and student. Thank you to the Nixon PTO for initiating this amazing opportunity to show gratitude for each other and moments throughout our school days!
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Updates For the Return to In-Person Learning Starting April 5th

Arrival/Departure

There are anticipated shifts that will occur for dismissal car pick up to facilitate a smoother student release at the end of our school day starting April 5. Our walker list roster has increased, with the return to in-person learning beginning April 5, and we may be releasing our walking students at the end of dismissal. Currently, our walkers depart in the first wave of dismissals, this shift would have walkers leave the schoolhouse at a later time.


Recess

Children will play with their classmates at recess time and have a section of the playground scheduled for their recess time. Each classroom has a rotating schedule for playground play to have an equitable play-space experience across the week. Classes will remain apart and masks will be worn at all times.


Lunch

Children will eat lunch in the cafeteria at assigned desks and remain 6' apart. Classroom teachers will decide on the seating placement for children. Children will sit at the same seat at lunch each day. The eating space will be cleaned after each lunch session with GE Fight Back.


Snack/Mask Breaks

Snack will occur in the cafeteria at 6' distance. There are also eating spaces designated for snack and mask breaks outdoors. The decision to eat inside or outside is dependent on weather and also teacher preference.


Chromebooks

All SPS Chromebooks will be returned to the carts at school starting April 5. Students will not be taking them back and forth to their homes.

For the most current information, please visit the district website and the Increased In-Person Learning and COVID-19 Resources page.


Asynchronous Instruction on Wednesdays, March 24 & 31

In order to provide essential time for staff to prepare for all the changes ahead on April 5, we are providing students with asynchronous learning activities for the mornings of March 24 and 31. This means there will not be any “live” interactions.


PooledTesting

We are pleased to share that the week of 3/15/21 had negative results. We have a high percentage rate of our students participating in pool testing, as well as the majority of staff. We will continue doing free, weekly pooled testing on Mondays and Tuesdays for all who have registered with results expected within 24-48 hours. It’s not too late to register your child to participate.


Desk Assembly

Thank you to our families and to the Nixon PTO for assisting us to assemble desks on 3/24/21 from 12:00-2:00! We have a full sign up and appreciate this community turn out!

A Note About Nixon Coffee Talks - Back On!

Nixon Coffee Talks will begin again!


Tuesday's from 11:00-11:30

Thursday's from 9:00-9:30


We currently have two opportunities per week for connection. This frequency may shift as two times a week can pose s scheduling challenge, we will keep you posted!

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