Warhawk Weekly 10/25/19

#Be A Warhawk!

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The Hall Way...

It is so hard to believe that It is almost the end of October. We are off and running into second quarter and first-quarter report cards will be mailed home at the beginning of next week.


Speaking of running, this past Thursday we had the 16th annual Great Pumpkin Run. Congratulations to all of the students for completing the run and to our students that placed in their grade!


This month the BE statement that we have been focusing on is BE DRIVEN. This week in PRIDE our students worked on setting goals and how they relate to BEING DRIVEN. Now would be a great time to ask your student about their goals and how they plan to accomplish them.


Have a great weekend, Warhawks!

Kindness Closet at NMS

Our Kindness Closet is a place in our building where students/parents can come pick up items they may not be able to afford, that can help students and their families feel confident and ready to take on the day! If you would like to donate or have a need, please check this newsletter each week, to see what we currently have available.


What do we currently have?

  • Clothing, including some winter gear

  • school supplies

  • dish soap and laundry soap

  • toothbrushes, toothpaste, full size and travel size containers of: shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, lotion, deodorant

  • NEW THIS YEAR: various items from the local food pantry

What do we currently need?

  • Clothing: Boys and girls coats/snow pants/boots/hats/gloves, boy and girl clothes (joggers, leggings, sweat pants, t-shirts, hoodies) sizes juniors - adult sizes, blankets, shoes, hangers, hanging clothing rack/wardrobe

  • Toiletry items such as shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, Q-tips, soap, paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, laundry soap, deodorant, washcloths and towels


If you have a need, please feel free to stop by any day that school is in session from 9am-3pm or by appointment. If you have any questions, please call the office or you can contact one of our social workers:



Together we can make a difference!

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Northwood Middle School Collection Items for the Woodstock National Guard.

The Woodstock National Guard was called to service this summer so as part of our Veterans Day of Honor, we would like to support our servicemen and women by collecting items they need overseas. Please consider donating from the list below or a monetary gift to help with shipping. Thank you!

ALL ITEMS ARE DUE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019.


NEW items we are looking for are:

  • Playing cards

  • Ankle socks

  • Canned Tuna/Chicken & crackers

  • Fruit Snacks

  • Pringles (snack size)

  • Trail Mix

  • Drink mixes (ie. Crystal Light packets)

  • Wet Ones (body wipes)

  • Travel size hygiene items:

    • Toothpaste, toothbrushes, Soap, Nail clippers, Deodorant, Shampoo/conditioner, Sunblock, Baby powder

  • Cash or change to mail these boxes to Afghanistan (Checks can be made out to: Northwood Middle School)

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PEER TUTORING IS BACK!

Does your student need help in math or literature? Does he/she struggle in social studies or science? Is homework a daily struggle?

WE HAVE A SOLUTION FOR YOU!

Woodstock North High School is offering PEER TUTORING on Tuesday and Thursdays after school! There is a bus that will bring students to WNHS and there is an activity bus to bring your student home!


Click on the links below to download a permission slip! If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Butler at sbutler@wcusd200.org

Social Services Snippet

Taking Halloween by the Horns - Tips for parents whose children aren't the happiest trick-or-treaters https://childmind.org/article/taking-halloween-by-the-horns/


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6th Annual Dual Language Family Night

November 7 - Come to celebrate our 6th Annual Dual Language Family Night - Creekside Middle School @ 5:00 pm

New this year! Come learn a dance, sing a song, make a craft, or participate in another cultural activity alongside your child.

We will have an interactive concert by 123 Andres, winner of the Latin GRAMMY in 2016 for Best Children’s Music Album, food for sale (cash only) and a Spanish book fair.


Noviembre 7 – Venga a celebrar nuestra sexta noche anual para familias de lenguaje dual - Creekside Middle School @ 5:00pm

¡Nuevo este año! Venga a aprender un baile, cantar una canción, hacer manualidades, o participar en alguna otra actividad cultural junto a su familia.

Tendremos un concierto interactivo de 123 Andrés, ganador del Latin GRAMMY en 2016 por el Mejor Álbum de Música para Niños, comida de venta (efectivo solamente) y una feria de libros en español.

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Just a reminder!

If your student has a fever of 100* or above, he/she must stay home from school. Additionally, your student must be fever free for 24 hours before they can return to school (without the use of medications).

Per the NMS handbook:

ILLNESS: Should a student begin to feel sick during the school day, he should ask the teacher for a pass to the nurse's office. The student must tell the nurse that he/she is not feeling well. Should the student be seriously ill, the nurse, or designee, will contact the family. Students are not allowed to use a cell phone or to call their parents from a classroom to tell them to pick them up from school. A student will be excused from school ONLY by the school nurse or by an administrator once already in school. Should a student be picked up without going through the nurse or administrator, the absence will be unexcused.

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SPIRIT WEAR ORDERS!

Spirit wear is OPEN for purchase!! Orders will be collected until November 22nd and will be handed out the week before winter break!


If you are ordering spirit wear as a gift, there is a box to check on the order form and you will be contacted to pick it up!

Please email Sarai Butler if you have any questions! She can be emailed at sbutler@wcusd200.org.

NORTHWOOD CLUB INFORMATION!

ART CLUB

Northwood art club meets in the art room (138 Inspiration Drive) each Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30. All students need to be picked up promptly at 4:30.


There is no fee to join art club, although there may be a small fee for individual projects if students sign up for them. Students are welcome to drop in at art club throughout the year as their schedule allows. Students typically have a choice of 3 different activities during each meeting, and students may also have the opportunity to help design and create large-scale projects for the school.


If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Rice at Northwood

(815.338.4900) or by email: vrice@wcusd200.org

WRITING CLUB

Do you like to write?


The NWMS Writing Club starts Wednesday, September 4th!


We meet Wednesdays in the library (100 Kindness Circle) from 3:30 to 4:30. All students need to be picked up promptly at 4:30. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Parrent at 815-338-4900 or mparrent@wcusd200.org.


We hope to see you there! It’s the write time to join!

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is starting September 10th and will be meeting in the library from 3:30 to 4:30. Girls Who Code's mission is to "...close the gender gap in technology" For more information visit www.girlswhocode.com

PTO MEETING

THE NEXT PTO MEETING IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 28TH AT 6:30PM IN THE LIBRARY.

ATHLETIC FEES FOR ALL SPORTS

There is a $75 athletic fee that will be added to your child’s account when they officially make the team. This payment or a payment plan needs to be made prior to the first competition. Schedules and detailed information will be given to your child by the coach. Schedules will be posted on the Northwood website (www.northwood.woodstockschools.org).

What's Happening, Warhawks!

10/28/19

PRIDE Store (during lunch)


10/29/19

Art Club (3:30pm - 4:30pm)

Girls Who Code (3:30pm - 4:30pm)


10/30/19

Writing Club (3:30pm - 4:30pm)


11/2/19

Band Escape Room Fundraiser

What's Cooking, Warhawks?

Attendance Line

If your student will be late to school or won't be in school please call the NORTHWOOD ATTENDANCE LINE to report the absence. Please feel free to call in any planned vacation prior to leaving and be advised your student is responsible to get his/her homework ahead of time.

NORTHWOOD ATTENDANCE LINE

(815) 337-8618

Keep in Contact with Northwood!

24 hour Attendance Line: (815) 337-8618

If your student will be late to school or won't be in school please call the 24 hour Northwood Attendance line.
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