Northwoods Elementary School

February 2019

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

FEBRUARY 4---FEBRUARY 8--BENCHMARKS

FEBRUARY 7---MAGNET SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE 5:30-7:00PM

FEBRUARY 8---PBIS MINI CELEBRATION 76pts needed

FEBRUARY 13---CICI PIZZA NIGHT

FEBRUARY 15---PTO WINTERFEST 5:30-7:30PM

FEBRUARY 20---INTERIM REPORTS GO HOME

FEBRUARY 25---PARENT WORKSHOP 10:00AM

FEBRUARY 28---FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT 4:00-6:00PM

MARCH 1---STAR STUDENT RECEPTION

MARCH 13---END OF GRADING PERIOD

MARCH 13---PBIS MINI CELEBRATION 210pts needed

MARCH 14---MARCH 29---INTERSESSION FOR STUDENTS---NO SCHOOL


SPRING INTERSESSION NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS MARCH 14--MARCH 29

BENCHMARK EXAMS

Students in Grades 3 through 5 will be taking the Benchmark Exams the week of February 4 thru February 8 starting at 8:15am. We are asking that all students get a good night's rest, eat a good breakfast and come to school on time. Here is the tentative schedule for the testing:


February 5---ELA Benchmark Exam

February 6---Math Benchmark Exam

February 7---Science Benchmark Exam

MAGNET SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Northwoods Elementary School is one of the three magnet schools for Onslow County Schools. On Thursday, February 7, Northwoods Elementary will be having an Open House for those parents interested in applying for the lottery for our school next year. The Open House will be from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Magnet School applications will be available February 11 and will remain available until March 1. The lottery selection process will be held at 10:00am on March 4. This year the application is online at www.onslow.k12.nc.us.
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YEARBOOKS ON SALE

This is a reminder that yearbooks are still on sale. The last day to order the school yearbook is March 13. The cost of the yearbook is $20.00. Yearbooks can also be ordered online at strawbridge.net you will need to use the online code 106253 for that purchase.

PARENT INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOP

Our Guidance Counselor will be hosting a Parent Informational Workshop on Monday, February 25 at 10:00am and again on Thursday, February 28 at 4:00pm. The workshop is a focus on academic strategies to help students at home and the importance of school attendance.
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FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT

Come out and join us on Thursday, February 28 for Family Literacy Night from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Our teachers have put together some wonderful activities for you and your child to succeed with reading. Here are just a few of the activities planned for the evening:



  • Sight Word Folders
  • Reading at Home Resources
  • Fireside Fluency
  • Words in the Woods
  • Comprehension Catcher
  • Campfire QR Code Stories
  • Free Books



Please join us for a chance to share a yummy treat, read some great stories and receive wonderful reading resources that will help you and your child at home.