Gladiator Family Updates

September 4, 2022

Gladiator Gratitude

Last week, we held an emergency drill to practice our procedures and our Gladiators chose to R.I.S.E. during that time! We observed students walking, following directions, and engaging in safe behaviors.

Thank you, Gladiators!

Coming Up!

September 5th

  • Labor Day Holiday- NO SCHOOL

September 8th

  • Fall Pictures- Group 1 (CLICK HERE)
  • School Site Council Meeting
  • Northrup Community Session (CLICK HERE)

September 9th

September 13th

September 14th-15th

  • R.I.S.E. Kickoff Assemblies

September 16th

  • Minimum Day

September 19th-23rd

  • Parent Conferences (M/T/Th/F- Minimum Days)

September 29th

  • PTA Meeting- 6:00 p.m.

September 30th

  • PTA Membership Drive Deadline

Important Updates



Discuss this essential question at home and share your ideas with your teacher and classmates!

In addition to at school, where are some other places you might R.I.S.E.?

Gladiator Giftshop

We are so excited to continue with our Gladiator Gift Shop this school year!

Interested in helping our Gladiators R.I.S.E.?

CLICK HERE to see how you can support our Gladiator Gift Shop!

Student Arrival

Please be mindful of the following:

Atlantic Blvd.

  • If you find yourself in the RED ZONE, please remain in your vehicle, practice patience, and pull forward when appropriate. APD will cite vehicles who stop in the red zone to let someone out.
  • While in the coned-off lane, continue to pull forward, even if it is past the main front gate
  • All adults must remain in their vehicles
  • There is no parking permitted in the valet zone

Additional Options

  • Families are welcome to utilize the Curtis Ave. for drop-off & pick-up
  • If a child may need more support exiting/entering a vehicle, please park in a permitted area and walk your child to campus


  • Students must ALWAYS exit and enter vehicles on the passenger side
  • Do not stop in the middle of the street or double-park to drop-off or pick-up your child
  • Utilize crosswalks at all times

Please note that the parking lot south of campus is ONLY for Northrup staff.

Updated Contact Info

Communication is key! Please be sure to update the Parent Portal with accurate contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses.

CLICK HERE to access the Parent Portal and update your information.


  • It is important to monitor your children for symptoms related to COVID-19
  • If your child tests positive for COVID-19, keep them home and complete Northrup's student reporting form. The form can be found on our school website (

Technology Policy

We know that technology is an important tool for our students and children. CLICK HERE for more information regarding technology expectations.

Uniform Policy

All Northrup students are expected to adhere to the AUSD mandatory uniform policy (TK-8th). CLICK HERE for more information regarding expectations.


  • Uniform top: Polo shirt/blouse colors, navy blue, baby blue, white, yellow, Northrup apparel (i.e. PTA-sponsored shirts, Glad shirts)
  • Uniform bottom: pants, skirt, skort, shorts colors, khaki or navy blue; leggings may only be worn under skirts/dresses/shorts
  • Attire must be appropriate for school. No torn clothing. Closed-toe shoes required.

Please contact the main office if you have any challenges obtaining a uniform for your child. The one-month grace period will sunset the week of September 5, 2022.

Community Connections

Alternate Income Form

AUSD uses the Alternate Income Form to support District and Site components, including Title I and LCAP. If you haven't completed the form, please do so!

AUSD Game Changer

AUSD's Game Changer employee recognition program will continue this year!

CLICK HERE to award a deserving AUSD employee a "Beyond the Call of Duty" or "Spotlight" badge. Game Changers are selected each month from these employees.

Cub Pack Fall Recruitment

Northrup Website & Instagram

We are working to update our school website and Instagram- thank you for your patience!