Northside Notes

December 1, 2014

Important Dates for Thoroughbreds!

December: Winter MAP Testing

December 2, 9, 16: Math Bee Practice

December 9: Primary Christmas Program 6PM

December 16: Intermediate Christmas Program 6PM

December 18: Math Bee

December 18: Good Manners Meal for Students and Staff

December 19: Last Day Before Winter Break

January 5: First Day Back to School

January 5: Reading Event #2 Deadline. Turn in Reading Logs

Good Manners Meal

In conjunction with our theme that good leaders use good manners, Northside students and staff will practice proper meal etiquette at a Good Manners Meal on December 18th. Students and Staff are encouraged to dress in their "Sunday Best" for the event. We will be sure to take many photos for parents to enjoy.

Primary Christmas Program

Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grades

Date: Tuesday December 9th, 2014

Time: 6:00PM (please have students in their homeroom class by 5:45)


Preschool – Pajamas

Kindergarten – “Rag Doll Rock” Girls-dresses (red/white colors)

Boys-blue/white shirts with black pants

** Think Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy!!***

** If you have a white apron for the girls, please send it in.

1st Grade – “Teddy Bear Tango” Dress clothes (any color) (girls-dresses, boys-nice pants/shirt). Please send a teddy bear with your child on the following dates and the night of the performance. (Mizell: 11/25, 12/6, 12/8; Gordon: 12/1, 12/8; Hutchison: 12/2, 12/8)

2nd Grade – various characters.

Princess Dolls – Nice dresses (any color)

Puppets – khaki/tan pants with a solid color shirt

Soldiers – black pants with red shirt

Primary Songs:

Preschool song: Christmas Dreams -

Toys Intro -
Glee Under the Tree -

2nd Grade Only:
We're Alive -

1st Grade Only:
Teddy Bear Tango -

Kindergarten Only:
Rag Doll Rock -

Intermediate Christmas Program

“December Nights, December Lights”

3rd, 4th, 5th Grade

Tuesday December 16th, 2014

6:00 PM

Please have students in their homeroom classrooms by 5:45.

Dress is “White and black”

(white on top, black on bottom; girls may wear black/white dresses as well)

Intermediate Songs:

Singing By Candle Light -
December Nights, December Lights -
Holiday Lights -

3rd Grade Only:
Light the Candles all Around the World -

4th Grade Only:
A Candle for Peace -

5th Grade Only:
Like Diamonds in the Night -

Christmas Program: Flashlights Needed

Students in third, fourth, and fifth grades will need a flashlight for one of the songs in the Christmas program. Please label flashlights with your child's name using permanent marker (or on a piece of tape). If possible, please send these in before Thanksgiving break. If you have any extra flashlights, please send them!

Art: Bibelots

Several Northside students have bibelots on display at the Improbable Baubles art show at the Headley-Whitney Museum. Congratulations to Graciela M. and Aiden L. on receiving awards at the recent opening!

Trout in the Classroom

Rainbow trout eggs arrived in early November and have now hatched. We will be caring for them over the winter and releasing them in the Spring!

-Mrs. Brooks

Community News

Woodford County Public Library

Midway Branch

Saturday, December 06, 2014 2pm

Midway Branch Holiday Open House (All welcome)

Have fun petting and feeding the animals (including a camel!) from Rosie's Ponies Petting Zoo. Also listen to the Midway Children's Choir, enjoy refreshments, and make a great holiday craft.

Sunday, December 14, 2014 2:30pm

2nd Sunday Knitting Class (All ages)

Come to our drop-in knitting class. Stop in to learn the basics or for help with problems.

Friday, December 19, 2014 4pm

Lego Fun* (Grades K-5)

Join your friends for Lego fun! *Please call 846-4014 to sign up.

Main Library: Versailles

Friday, December 12, 2014 5-5:45pm

Henton Violin/Viola Studio Performance (All welcome)

Students from the Henton Violin/Viola Studio will play Christmas carols and more.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 3-4pm

Kids Read to Dogs* (Ages 5-11)

Practice reading skills with friendly therapy dogs. *Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program.