Northpointe Newsflash

September 19 - September 23, 2022

Northpointe Intermediate School

On Thursday we will be kicking off our campus fundraiser for the school year: Big Kahuna! Your students will be receiving lots of information Thursday morning, so be on the lookout for that to come home this week. This coming week, we will be focusing on the Great Expectations Life Principle of Effort: doing one's best in an endeavor.

Below is a guide for you to discuss the Life Principle of Effort with your student at home this week:

  1. Why is effort important?
  2. Is it always easy to show effort?
  3. How can you overcome your own thoughts when effort is difficult?

Picture Day- September 20th

Picture day is Tuesday, Sept. 20th. Students will be bringing home a flyer/envelope with all the information on Wednesday. Parents can send money back with their child or pay online at

Clubs at Northpointe

Clubs at Northpointe will start meeting on Tuesday, October 10th and will meet from 3:30 - 4:30 after school. In order to participate, students must be picked up at 4:30 in the car rider line, or be able to walk home. This year's clubs will include Run For Your Life Club, Journalism Club, United Champions Club, and others. If your student is interested in participating in a club this year, please remind them to obtain a Parent Permission Form from the front office starting Monday, September 26th and submit the completed form to the front office no later than Wednesday, October 5th.

Counselor Corner

Bullying Prevention Flyer - Created by Mental Health America of Greater Houston as a listing of local and web-based resources to prevent and treat bullying for all ages.

National Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 – National Hispanic Heritage Month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. During this period, the United States recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Northpointe Intermediate celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month and encourages our Wildcats to embrace the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans in the United States.

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Spelling Bee

The District Spelling Bee Planning Committee has taken into consideration the recent updates to the Scripps Spelling Bee formats available to make a determination for the plan of the 2022-2023 campus and district level spelling bees.

On September 8, 2022 the consent letter and the list of words for the Classroom Bee was sent home with the students who volunteered to participate in the Classroom Bee.

The signed letters are to be returned to the student's RLA teacher on September 14, 2022.
NIS Classroom Level Bee will be held on September 19 and 20, 2022. We will be holding the Bee with the participants only.

The Campus level Bee will be held on October 19, 2022 at 8:30 AM in the school's cafeteria. Parents are welcome to attend.

The TISD Spelling Bee will be held at the Tomball Event Center (20235 Cypress Rosehill Rd, Tomball,TX 77377):
Scripps English Bee- Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 8:30 am
Parents will be allowed to be present with the student. Parents will be allowed to check their student out from school, as needed to participate in the spelling bee time.

Spanish Spelling Bee

If your child is interested in participating in the SPANISH spelling bee, please email Michelle Urquizo by September 20th at


Si su hijo está interesado en participar en el concurso de deletreo en ESPAÑOL, envíe un correo electrónico a Michelle Urquizo antes del 20 de Septiembre a

Rock the Block: TMHS Homecoming Parade

Save the date for Wednesday, September 28th! More information will be coming soon regarding the Tomball Memorial Homecoming Parade.
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Bus Transportation Information

Bus transportation has changed a bit for this year, so below are a few highlights.

  • All students are required to have their SMART tag from last year on the first day of school until they have received their new SMART tag from their campus.

  • If you did not select a bus when completing annual enrollment, please contact our transportation coordinator at (281) 357-3193.

  • If your address has changed then send a proof of residence to so she can change the address in our online system.

  • Bus information will be available in the SMART tag Parent Portal to locate bus stops and approximate pick up and drop off times.

  • InfoFinder will be available for you to enter your child’s physical address for bus information. This will be available starting August 8th. Please use this if you do not find your bus information in the SMART tag Parent Portal.

  • If no bus has been assigned in the SMART tag Parent Portal yet, please use the InfoFinder to locate your bus information.

  • If you can’t find your bus information in SMART tag Parent Portal or InfoFinder, please contact transportation. It can take up to 10 school days to add a stop location to an existing bus route. Parents will be responsible for transportation during the 10 school days. Transportation can be reached at (281) 357-3193.

Student Dress Code Reminders

We will continue to enforce our dress code policies per the TISD Student handbook with an emphasis continuing on the following items:

- All students must wear clothing that adequately covers the body. Shorts and/or skirts must reach the mid-thigh. Spaghetti straps, strapless, backless, see-through and low-cut tops are not allowed. Tops must cover the midriff.

- Students are not allowed to wear hats, bandanas, or other head coverings.

- Female students are permitted to wear ear piercings only. No other body piercings are allowed to be visible.

- Student hair must be that of natural color.

- Pajamas are not acceptable.

All dress code policies can be found in the TISD Student Handbook linked HERE.

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