Bobcat Broadcast

February 26, 2021

A Message from Mrs. Caudill


March…..In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb! It seems February passed by in the blink of an eye, and I, for one, am looking forward to sunshine and brighter days!


The month of March is a time of transitioning from the many winter activities into the anticipation of spring. As we hope for warmer weather, we want to keep our students focused on continuing to strive to do their best. I appreciate all of the effort you put in at home to ensure this carries over into their school day, as it impacts their success here at school. Thank you to all of our students, staff, and families for your participation and continuous support.


Stay Safe,

Devon Caudill

Mark Your Calendars

February 27 - Northville Parent Camp

March 3 - Bobcat Pride Day

March 5 - End of 2nd Marking Period

March 10 - Bobcat Pride Day

March 17 - Bobcat Pride Day

March 22 - Report Cards Viewable in MiStar

March 24 - Bobcat Pride Day

March 25-26 - Optional Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 29 - April 2 - Spring Break

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A Note About Student Teams

We hope that everyone enjoyed this week’s Leadership Activities. It was fun to celebrate our Bobcat leaders in many different ways.


We know that a lot of things have been different this year, but students wanting to lead and make a difference have been constant all year long.


We haven’t been able to open our Application Station as we have done in the past. We are working on a plan for teams for the last part of the year. We may have student teams again. They will only be for 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders. Students will have to be willing to meet after school, at recess, and in Zoom.


To help us with our planning, a Team Interest Survey will be emailed to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students this weekend. Be sure to remind your leader to check his/her email and reply.


If you have questions or need help, please contact Ms. LaManna: lamannael@northvilleschools.org


Have an amazing day Bobcats!

The Staff and Student Lighthouse Teams

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Anchored in Reading

THANK YOU!!!

A big thank you to all the families who have submitted reading photos to me. My inbox is so full I haven’t had a chance to respond to everyone individually. I am still taking photos through this evening. Please email photos of your Bobcat(s) reading to lamannael@northvilleschools.org by February 26th!


We will share the montage in the weekly Broadcast once it is put together.


OUR ANCHORED IN READING ACTIVITIES BEGIN THIS WEEK!


ALL SCHOOl READ IN - D.E.A.R. style for all BOBCATS

Our annual tradition takes place Monday afternoon.


Guest Author Day - March 18th - Welcome Spriya Kelkar!

She is joining us via a webinar, so entire grade levels will get to participate at the same time. Book order information will be in next week’s Broadcast. www.supriyakelkar.com



Read My Shirt Day - Every Friday in March

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Family Activity Calendar

This is full of optional activities for you to do as a family to celebrate being lifelong readers all month long.


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Reading Goals and other activities

These will be communicated to you from your child’s teacher.


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Hello Future Engineer!

We welcome you to join us in attending the Michigan State University Women in Engineering Mentoring Program.


This event is FREE and open to all. It will be a great opportunity for your student to experience hands-on engineering and meet others interested in STEM.


We will be hosting the following session dates:

  • 1st through 4th Grade Sessions - Tuesdays from 4-5 pm on Zoom - March 9th, 16th, and 23rd
  • 5th through 8th Grade Sessions - Thursdays from 4-5 pm on Zoom - March 11th, 18th, and 25th


*activity difficultly varies based on age group*

If you cannot attend your age group's day, you may sign up for other group days.



If you are interested, please fill out this form: https://tinyurl.com/WIE-Mentoring


Registration Ends March 1st!


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at msu-wie-ambassadors@egr.msu.edu.

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Mark your calendars! Northville Parent Camp is Tomorrow

Northville Public Schools and Northville Educational Foundation have again partnered to bring you Northville Parent Camp; a morning filled with resources, speakers, and workshops put together to give you the practical knowledge, resources, and tools to help equip you to support and guide their children.


This year, Parent Camp will be virtual so you can enjoy the event from the comfort of your own home! A special Parent Camp website (https://sites.google.com/northvilleschools.org/northville-parent-camp/home) has been created which contains the agenda, workshop topics and descriptions, e-program, resources, and all of the necessary zoom links to participate. We hope you take some time to explore the topics and resources to make the difficult decision as to which breakout sessions you want to attend! We are still adding resources daily, so please check back often.


If you have any questions, please contact us at contact@supportnef.org. We hope you will join us!

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Northville Baseball-Softball Association

Registration for the youth baseball and softball house recreational leagues for the 2021 season is now open. Registration ends March 21st. See the web site for details.


http://www.nbsaonline.org

To determine which league your child should be playing, consult the grid below and/or the House Leagues web page for age/grade breakdowns.


Coed Baseball

Rookie House – Ages 4 - 5 Coach Pitch House – Ages 5 – 7


Boys Baseball Girls Softball

Machine Pitch House – Ages 7 – 8 Girls Machine Pitch – Grades 1 - 3 Boys H-League House – Ages 9 – 10 Girls Primary – Grades 4 - 5 Boys G-League House – Ages 11 – 12 Girls Intermediate – Grades 6 - 7 Boys F-League House – Ages 13 – 14 Girls Advanced – Grades 8 - 10 Boys E-League House – Ages 15 – 16


Disclaimer: “Notice: Distribution of this information does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Northville Public School system. If requesting to place items at the counter in the school office, printing costs for these flyers is paid for by the sponsoring organization.”

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The Northville Youth Football

The Northville Youth Football Association (NYFA) is a non-profit organization committed to teaching the fundamentals of football and cheerleading in a positive, safe and FUN environment.


The Colts and Stallions are looking for new players and cheerleaders to fill their teams/units for the 2021 season.


Veteran registration starts February 15th-February 28th.


New player and cheerleader registration begins Monday, March 1st, 2021

Flag (6 & 7 year olds, on August 31st)

Freshman (8 & 9 year olds, on August 31st)

JV (10 & 11 year olds, on August 31st)

Varsity (12 & 13 year olds, on August 31st)


Teams/units are filled on a first come, first served basis based on address/middle school affiliation. (i.e., Hillside = Colts and Meads Mill = Stallions)


Practices will start at a yet TBD date. Games are played on weekends in late August through early November. All home games are played at Tom Holzer Ford Field (Northville High School football field).


For more information or to register, please visit our website. www.northvilleyouthfootball.com

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UPDATED SYMPTOM SCREENING TOOL AND quarantine period

If your child(ren) are currently traveling internationally, or if you plan to travel internationally, in the coming months, please be advised of the updated requirements (below) from the Wayne County Health Department. Additionally, As you may be aware, multiple SARS B.1.1.7 variant COVID cases have been confirmed in Wayne County. As a result, the Wayne County Health Department has adjusted the screening forms, including the 14 day quarantine requirements in most cases



We thank you in advance for being mindful of these requirements, as they keep your children and ALL of our children and staff safe.



SCREENING FORM UPDATED

The Wayne County Health Department has updated the COVID-19 Daily STUDENT Symptom Screening Tool (2.16.2021) Please use this updated form each morning to determine if your child can come to school.


INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

The Wayne County Health Department has updated the requirements for students returning to school after international travel, These changes are included within the updated screening tool and require that students stay home to quarantine for 7 days from the date that they returned to the U.S. No earlier than the 7th day of return, a student must have a COVID-19 PCR test and have a negative result before returning to school.

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Community Financial - Student Run Credit Union

Deposit Days are Back!

If your child would like to make a deposit into their Community Financial Student Run Credit Union account they may do so on the following dates:

  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 13
  • June 10

Deposits can be made in the Amerman Office.

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yearbook News!

Miss picture day? No problem!

If you were unable to attend picture day but would like your child’s portrait to be included in the yearbook, please email a picture of them to amermanyearbookchair@gmail.com. To make the pictures easy to format, please make sure all pictures are portrait style with a plain background. Please send all photos in by March 5. Thank you!

Order your yearbook today!

Order your yearbook today at ybpay.lifetouch.com


  • Yearbook ID Code 9994421
  • Cost $18.00 and up (depending on package)
  • Order Deadline - March 26, 2021

Parents We need Your Help!


Parents - We know 2020 is a year we will never forget so let’s try to have some fun with the yearbook! Whether your child is learning virtually or in person, please submit pictures of them to amermanyearbookchair@gmail.com. Zooming? Doing homework? Walking into school with a mask and hand sanitizer? We want to see it! We’d rather have more pictures than not enough so please send whatever you have and let them coming throughout the school year!

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PTA NEWS and EVENTS

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Open positions for the 2021/2022 school year

The PTA is happy to kick off our nomination process for next year’s PTA board! Open positions for the 2021/2022 school year include secretary, vice president and treasurer. We are looking for people who wish to make a positive impact on our school community. Please reach out to amermanpresident@gmail.com to learn more about what we do and get involved, at any level!

Birthday Book Club is Open!

Shop our online link for this fun program:

https://amerman.new.memberhub.store/store/items/129832

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Join the PTA!

If you haven’t had a chance to yet, please support our Amerman Bobcats by Investing in your child and joining our PTA!

https://amerman.new.memberhub.store/store

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March Focus: Trustworthy! Habit 6: Synergize!

Every month Amerman Focuses on a new theme and Leader in Me Habit of the Month. The focus for the month of March is Trustworthy and our Habit of the Month is Habit 6: Synergize!



This month’s Habit: Habit #6 - Synergize


What this means: Working together is better. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.


“I get along well with other people and work well in groups.”

“I value the strengths of others and allow myself to learn from them.”

“I know that working together as a team we can get more done and come up with better solutions than we could alone.”

“I seek out other people’s ideas to solve problems.”


How can I do this in my life?

With your children, choose a problem you may have (like curfew or completing tasks). Use the Synergy Action Plan to summarize your child's solution and your solution: (1) define the problem, (2) share your views, (3) think of solutions, (4) choose the best solution together. See if you can reach a better solution (The High Way) than either of you could come up with alone.


Great Books for Habit #6- Synergize

Saturdays and Teacakes by Lester Laminack

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman

Swimmy by Leo Lionni

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall

My Friend is Sad by Mo Willams

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

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Spotlight on our Amerman Bobcats

Virtual Survival Guide by Mrs. Tiba's Class
Mrs. Tiba's 5th grade class created a survival guide to help students who are looking for things to do while at home to keep them busy.