Northwood Weekly Bulletin
September 10, 2021
Mission and Vision at Northwood
As a unified community we will proactively engage students, staff, and families in creating an environment that is supportive of the academic, emotional, and social success of all students.
Our vision at Northwood is to empower all students to be successful members of a global society by fostering their academic, emotional, and social growth.
Please keep this link handy and familiarize yourself with the District handbook.
Please review the notice that was sent out to middle school parents who wish to have their students participate in sports.
SHIELD testing is for unvaccinated students who want to participate in weekly testing provided by the district. Please fill out a consent form if you would like your child to participate.
Dear Northwood Family (Video):
This has been a brief week full of learning for all of us. Thank you for placing your trust in the teachers and staff of Northwood Middle School.
-In order to keep up with all the activities, please bookmark this Activities Calendar so you don't miss a thing.
-Students will be using a MAP Accelerator as it "provides a personalized learning pathway for every learner." For more information, please see the flyer below.
-Due to security measures taken by the District, the emails of teachers are not on the website. If you need to get in touch via email with teachers, please know that you can get access to their teacher's email by clicking on the schedule via the Parent Portal.
Have a beautiful weekend!
Peace and Calm,
Dr. Efrain Martinez
6th grade physicals due OCTOBER 15, 2021
Click here to read the letter to parents in English from Nurse Flicher.
Questions or concerns, you can contact Nurse Flicher directly 224-765-3609 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Expectations for spectators*****
Mathematics Office Hours
Regular Office Hours will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:00pm in Room 257. All students are welcome and encouraged to request a meeting. Students may set up a time to ask questions, get help on problems, clarify directions or anything else they may need! Just send an email to schedule a time.
Join Debate Club!!
Do you like to argue? Do you want to get better at winning those "exchange of views" with your friends and family members? Do you just want to sharpen your discourse skills? Then DEBATE CLUB is for you!
Come join Mrs. Cohen and Mr. Mall for the first Debate Club meeting of the year on FRIDAY, September 10th after school (2:50 pm - 4:00 pm) in Mr. Mall's room (126). If you are not sure about it, come check it out and see what you think.
Northwood Gives Back
Open to 7th and 8th grade students:
Do you love making a positive difference in your community while having fun with your friends? Then Northwood Gives Back is the place for you!
All 7th and 8th graders are invited to attend an informational meeting on September 13th immediately after school in Mrs. Cunningham’s room.
A message from Student Council
Thank you so much to those of you who encouraged your child to join Northwood's Student Council. Current members are busy reviewing student interest survey responses and determining a plan of action.
If your child is interested in joining but missed the informational meeting - don't fret! There is still time to join! Please have them fill out the form here so they may be added to the email list.
Lego Robotics Team
There was an informational meeting for Robotics on Thursday, September 2nd during YOUR lunch period.
If you missed the meeting but still want to join please see Mrs. Hales in the library.
Regular practices will begin on Thursday Sept. 9th from 2:50 to 4:00 pm in the STEM lab.
Remember to sign up for the PTO Directory and join via the membership link. Download the membershiptoolkit app
Register for the Fun(d) Run! Recognition for the school with the most registrants and proceeds benefit all of our schools. Anyone can register to walk or run! Ask your family members and neighbors to join virtually or in person. Select Northwood as the school you are running to support.
Spirit wear available now!
Thank you to all who attended our 1st PTO meeting last night.
Our next meeting will be Wednesday, October 13 via Zoom.
All the best,
Click here to take you directly to the webpage for information and registration
The Anti-Drug (CTAD) Coalition
Here you will find the September newsletter for CTAD. CTAD is an organization that works to keep teens drug and alcohol free in Highwood, Highland Park, Bannockburn, Deerfield and Riverwoods.
September 13th: Cross Country Away @ Highland 4:15-6:15 pm
September 13th: Girls Volleyball Home vs Edgewood 4:15-6:15 pm
September 13th: Soccer Home vs Edgewood 4:15 pm-6:15 pm
September 15th: Early Release @ 12:55 pm
September 16th: No School (Yom Kippur)
September 20th: Cross Country @ Deerpath Invitational @ 4:15 pm
September 20th: Girls Volleyball @ Highland 4:30-6:30 pm
September 20th: 8th Grade Soccer @ Highland 4:30 to 5:30 pm
September 21st: Cross Country @ Carl Sandburg 4:30-6:00 pm
September 22nd: Girls Volleyball Home vs Carl Sandburg 4:30-6:30 pm
September 22nd: Soccer Home vs Carl Sandburg 4:30-6:30 pm
September 23rd: Girls Volleyball @ Oak Grove 4:15 to 6:15 pm
October 29th: Picture Day