Nugget News

August 2022

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Ms. Porter's Monthly Message

Hello Nob Hill Families and Community,

It is my pleasure to welcome everyone back for another great year at Nob Hill. We are all excited to have students back in our classrooms and hallways filling them with energy and enthusiasm for learning. I cannot wait to hear from the students about their summer adventures. For returning families, I look forward to continuing to serve you, your children, and the entire Nob Hill community. For families new to Nob Hill, I am excited to meet you and your child, and know that we are all here to support your child to transitioning to an amazing school. Our staff and school community are committed to providing the best educational experience possible for your child. Let us know how we can help!

It is our mission to help every child feel welcomed, connected and a part of our Nob Hill family. Additionally, we strive to challenge each student to grow in his or her academic abilities. We have great teachers who spend hours planning and creating classroom activities to engage our students in learning. Our teachers utilize best practices and student data to determine current levels and to set goals for growth and improvement. It is through this hard work that I am excited to share with you that we received a school grade “A” based on our student assessment results! Our theme this year is “TEAM- Teach, Encourage, Achieve, and Motivate”. It is with this framework that we will continue our success.

I am very happy to introduce to you our new Assistant Principal, Mrs. Susana Cruz. Mrs. Cruz comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experiences! She is excited to get to know all of you and is eager to work with the entire school community to support the academic and social growth of each of our Nob Hill students. Please take the time to introduce yourself to her when you see her on campus.

We cannot do the work we do without you, and each year we strive to strengthen our home-school partnership. We encourage each of you to set a goal to become more engaged in the Nob Hill school community. Attend a Parent Night, take time to volunteer at the school, or join a school committee such as the school Parent Teacher Association or School Advisory Committee. We are fortunate to have a wonderful parent community, and your support makes a huge difference. Thank you for your commitment in helping make Nob Hill an amazing place for students to grow and learn.

The Nob Hill Staff is back to work and ready to assist you with any needs you may have. We are also eagerly preparing for the return of our students on the first day of school on Tuesday, August 16th. We look forward to seeing all our families at Meet and Greet on Monday, August 15th. Teachers will be reaching out on Friday, August 12th to introduce themselves. Make sure to check your voicemail in case you miss the call! Please let us know any way that we can serve your family’s educational needs in the coming year and welcome back!


Traci Porter


Mrs. Cruz

Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! I am honored to be the newly assigned Assistant Principal at Nob Hill Elementary. Your children are my top priority, and it is my goal to work together with Ms. Porter to see that each student succeeds socially, emotionally, and academically.

Our theme this school year is “TEAM Up and Succeed Together”. I truly believe that schools need parents and families to play an active role in our children’s education. I encourage everyone to participate in any way that you can, whether it is by joining our PTA, volunteering at the school, or by just keeping in constant communication with our teachers and staff members.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your child or just to say hello!

Your proud Assistant Principal,

Mrs. Cruz

Meet and Greet - Monday August 15th!!

Welcome Back!!

Please come and join us on Monday, August 15th to meet your teacher and see the classroom! (see flyer below)

PTA will also be here in the cafeteria selling our school spirit shirts!

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Independence day

For the first three days of school, parents will be allowed to walk their students to their classrooms.

On Friday August's Independence day!! Parents will no longer be allowed to walk their student(s) to the classroom on that day. (please see flyer below)

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Nob Hill Aftercare

Here at Nob Hill, we are proud to offer our own on site aftercare.

Please see flyer below to learn how to join this amazing program!

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Front office information

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Student drop off and pick up

Student safety is critical to us.
There are no staff members to supervise children before 7:15 am. Therefore, students should not be dropped off at school before this time. The cafeteria opens at 7:30 am for complimentary breakfast for all students. Students who eat breakfast at school should report to the cafeteria as soon as they enter the building.

Arrival Procedures For Car Line and Drop Off

Parent/Guardian Role:
Parents/Guardians will enter, pull all the way forward, and remain in your card. They will drop off their child in the main car loop or south car loop. Parents will continue the flow of traffic and exit. There is no parking at any time in the parent drop-off loop.

Student Role:
Children will walk safely to the building and enter through the central entrance doorway. Children will proceed to their classroom and sit in the hallway against the wall in a single file line until the bell rings. There are indicated stickers set three feet apart to help students with social distancing. The arrival bell will ring at 7:55 am, and students may enter their classrooms calmly.

Staff Role:
Staff members will monitor and assist morning and afternoon to supervise students and ensure their safety.

Dismissal Procedures For Car Line and Parent Park Pick Up
Parent/Guardian Role
Parents will enter and remain in the parent loop and wait at their assigned stop to retrieve their child. Parents/Guardians must display their car tags with their student name and teacher. Parents will continue the flow of traffic and exit. Please schedule a conference with your child's teacher if you would like to find out their progress. Car loop line is not a time to discuss with the teacher.
· Soccer Park Entrance Gate is ONLY for Prek and Kinder Pickup. Parents will not be allowed to park at the Soccer Park parking lot and walk through the North Gate to the school's front.
· Front Car Loop: is designated to First grade, Van Riders, and Students with Special Needs
· South Car Loop: is designated for second -5th grade.

1. Please make sure to use the correct route and loop for dismissal. (Please see attached map) Please DO NOT use the north bus loop to either park or drop off children.
2. Please do not speed through the school zones.
3. Do not block the road when turning into the loops while waiting for pickup.
4. Please be aware of blocking the driveways of people who live in the community.

Student Role
Students need to wait until their car comes to a complete stop. Students must get into the vehicle by the passenger side. Each teacher has practiced the dismissal procedure with their students to make sure they understand what is expected.

Students with siblings - Dismissal

The older sibling will sit with the younger sibling's class until a parent or guardian picks up both students.

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All current, eligible students using bus transportation for the upcoming school year must register for bus assignment. (please see link and instructions below)

The eligibility of students to receive school transportation services has been defined in Florida Statutes (F.S.) Section 1006.21, to include the following:

  • Kindergarten through grade 12 students whose homes are more than 2.0 miles walking distance from the assigned school.
  • Pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students with special needs or disabilities, regardless of the distance from home to school.
  • All students enrolled in a Teenage Parent Program and the registered children of such students.
  • Elementary age children who live within two miles of their assigned elementary school and who are subject to hazardous walking conditions as defined in Section 1006.23 F.
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transportation open house

Saturday, August 13th 10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday, August 14th 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please visit/call your student’s school prior to coming to Open House if you have any questions about school bus transportation for SY22-23. The Transportation Open House affords parents/guardians an opportunity to drive up to a transportation location and ask questions about a student’s school bus assignment.

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Media Center Minutes

We are starting the 2022-2023 school with a refreshed Media Center and a lot of excitement for the stories we will share, interesting things we will learn, and great books we will enjoy this school year. Book checkout for students will start a few weeks into the new school year. Until then, please access the many online reading resources available to your child as a student in Broward County Schools. Information for online books can be found at:

Nob Hill Elementary and our PTA will be having an EARLY book fair this year. Information will be sent home for our Book Fair in September. If you are interested in helping at the books fair, please register to be a volunteer through the Broward County Schools website and email Mr. Rowe or our wonder PTA.

In the first quarter of this school year, our Fourth graders will be getting a special gift that the whole family will be able to use. After we complete a series of lessons from the National Park Service, fourth graders will receive a ticket for a yearlong America the Beautiful pass which will get them and their entire family into any National Park (and many State parks) for FREE during their fourth-grade year. If your student in not in fourth grade yet, they will be participating in the program when they reach fourth grade. We are in our 12th year doing the Every Kid Outdoor program.

Finally, if you are interested in helping as a volunteer in the media center this year, please register through the Broward County Schools website as a volunteer and then contact Mr. Rowe at Let's have a great 2022-2023 year.

Cafeteria Corner

Nob Hill Elementary is happy to announce it will operate under the Community Eligibility Provision or (CEP) for the 2022-2023 school year. The provision is available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs with 40% or more students receiving SNAP, TANF or Extension of Benefits.

This means all students enrolled at Nob Hill Elementary are eligible to receive Breakfast and Lunch at no cost. There is no further action required of you or your child.

Due to supply chain issues, ice cream will not be available until further notice.

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Volunteer at Nob Hill!!

All potential adult volunteers must complete an application and receive approval as Level 1 volunteers before service begins at school.

  • Complete and submit a volunteer application.
  • Check application status. Wait one week and contact the school or department you selected to check your approval status.
  • Get a volunteer badge at the school or department. This badge may be used at any District location during the school year.

2022/2023 School Calendar

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