News from the Nest
Issue #70 Week of March 19th
WOW! Words of the Week
Here are this week's words:
mode: The most frequent number—that is, the number that occurs the highest number of times.
root word: a basic word with no prefix or suffix added to it
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Track Sign Ups: Grades 5-8
Now is the time to sign your child up for Track & Field! The season begins on Monday April 3rd. Track is open to students in grades 5-8. You can find the schedule here! Track Schedule
We have recently switched to a paperless sign up. Please use the following link: https://forms.gle/7gTP5fqyZ2oLXLBAA
There will be a mandatory parent meeting on the back field on April 4th immediately following practices.
Ellis students will have the chance to learn and participate in the following events: 75m hurdles, 100m dash, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m, shot put, discus, and long jump.
Athletes will need to make sure they come prepared with water, good running sneakers (no spikes), and warm clothes on meet days! An Ellis Eagle t-shirt will be provided for the meets.
We will take sign ups right up until the start date (April 3rd). We will NOT accept late sign ups. Please check with the school nurse and make sure your child has a recent physical on file! If not, your child will not be able to participate until they do!
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out!
Hannah Kimball & Kelli Booth
Coming Soon: Summer Enrichment Sign Ups!
Spring Picture Day is Coming!
Public input needed for 603 Bright Futures Survey
The 603 Bright Futures survey includes an opportunity for anyone interested to provide feedback that will be a useful source of information to improve schools, programming and policies statewide. The NH Department of Education will open its survey on March 13, which will remain available through April 28 to allow everyone the opportunity to respond. Once the survey closes, the results will be shared on the NH Department of Education's website.
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
Unfortunately, the USDA program providing free school meals to all students ended on June 30, 2022. Meals will no longer be free to all students in the 2022-2023 school year.
- Breakfast: $1.50 Full Price, $0.00 Reduced
- Lunch: $3.25 Full Price, $1.50 Reduced
If your child will be purchasing breakfast or lunch, please add funds to his/her account here:
Breakfast will be available for students to purchase each morning in the gym after they arrive at school.
Free and Reduced Applications can be found HERE
Please read the Fresh Picks Welcome Letter!
Fremont School District Food Service Director: Carole Humes 603-895-2511 x427 Fremont@freshpickscafe.com
March 21st: Fremont School Board Meeting 6:00pm
March 22nd: Early Release
March 23rd: 2023-24 Kindergarten Information Night
April 3rd: Spring Pictures
April 12th: Early Release
April 13th+14th: Shrek: The Musical
The Fremont PTA is looking for assistance with some upcoming events and with committee work. If you are able to help, please click on the link below.
The Boys' Glow Dance Party
Can you help March 25th before, during or after the event?
Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d44a9ad2ea0fac70-boys#/
Committees: H.S. Scholarships, Field Day & Officer Nominations
There are additional events coming up the next few months so look out for those sign ups as well! The end of the year will be busy with the Spring Book Fair, Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week, and Field Day!