The Norcross Elementary Eagle

May 26, 2021

Dear Families,


Thank you for an amazing year!!!!


Have an amazing summer with your children. We look forward to seeing everyone in the fall.


Below are additional resources and activities.


Sincerely

Kassia Sutton

Proud Principal of Norcross

Summer Enrichment and Acceleration

Ride the wave of learning this summer!

Summer Enrichment + Acceleration activities will focus on accelerating and expanding on student learning for the current grade and previewing what students will learn at the next grade level. Students will work in flexible learning groups and will use a range of learning strategies as part of their summer learning. This year’s summer program includes enrichment opportunities outside the core subject areas (Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies). Students will participate in fun and engaging activities and learning typically offered in Specials and Connections courses.

Class sizes will be small and health and safety practices (masks, distancing, etc.) will remain in effect during this summer learning time. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost. A digital option is available for Summer Enrichment by logging into the MyeCLASS student portal and completing self-paced activities through Classworks.

Summer Enrichment + Acceleration for in-person students will be held at Norcross Elementary from June 14—July 2, 2021.

Students registered to participate in person will have the option to either ride the bus or be a car rider. Classes will begin on Monday, June 14 and conclude on Friday, July 2. Student hours are 8:00 am until 2:00 pm daily. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 am until 8:00 am and lunch will be from 11:00 am until 12:00pm. Teachers will be reaching out to the students in their SEA classes the first week of June to welcome them and provide more information.

Details and log-in information for students participating digitally will be emailed the first week of June as well.


Learn more about SEA in this GCPS Talks SEA Q&A session from GCPS TV. If you have questions or comments about the K-8 Summer Enrichment + Acceleration program, you can send those to sea@gcpsk12.org.

Summer Reading Bingo from the NES Media Center

Continue to read during summer months and play bingo.

Imagine Learning Summer Contest

See the flyer below.

End of the Year Meal Service

As we prepare for the last day of school on Wednesday, May 26, Gwinnett County Public Schools would like to remind families about the last days of meal service for this school year.

Elementary and Middle Schools

  • At GCPS elementary and middle schools, meals for in-person learners and curbside pickup will continue through the last day of school (May 26).
  • Limited distribution of meals to digital learners by bus will end on Friday, May 21.

High Schools

  • Curbside pickup of meals at high schools will end on Friday, May 21.
  • Limited distribution of meals to digital learners by bus will end on Friday, May 21.
  • High school cafeterias will provide breakfast only on high school exam days, May 24–26.

Summer Food Resources and Assistance

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Gwinnett Public Library

Please see the flyers below for Summer Reading Opportunities with the Gwinnett Public Library

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration will be by appointments.

Please visit our website for appointments and additional information for registration https://www.gcpsk12.org/NorcrossES.


Please visit our Norcross Elementary Website and watch the Kindergarten Transition Informational Video, complete the survey, and enjoy the Educational Websites we have provided for you to help you child at home get ready for August 2021. Together, we can make 2021 – 2022 a great year for your child.

Final Report Cards will be sent through the U.S. Postal Service.

Board of Education tentatively adopts FY2022 budget

Prior to the April business meeting, the Gwinnett County Board of Education held its second budget work session. Following this work session, the Board tentatively adopted the fiscal year 2022 budget in the total expenditure amount of $2,352,649,340 as recommended by CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks. Next steps are two public hearings, scheduled for May 20 at 6 p.m. and June 17 at 6 p.m. Following these hearings, the Board will adopt the budget and set a tentative millage rate. The final millage rate adoption will take place in July. Please click here for an overview of the FY2022 budget.

Save the Date: Meet Your Teacher Day is on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Revised School Calendar for 2020-2021

Revisions have been made to the calendar. Please review the calendar above (click on the button) and make note of the changes.

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)