North Pointe News

November 14, 2021

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Upcoming Events

November 15-19: Fall Book Fair!


November 18

  • Guy's Pizza Night


November 19

  • Spirit Day - Wear a hat for $1


November 24-28: Thanksgiving Break


November 29

  • Winter MAP testing begins. Your child's teacher will let you know which days to be prepared for this testing. This is only for K-5 students.


November 30

  • Interim Reports
  • School Improvement Council Meeting, 9:00 am - In-Person AND Virtual. See details below.


December 1

Online Bidding Continues!

Thanks for all who showed up for our LIVE event on Friday night! Online bidding will continue through November 19th! Click image below to go to the bidding site.

School Improvement Council (SIC) Meeting

On Tuesday, November 30th at 9:00 am, we will be holding the first of two meetings this year. This meeting is intended for all stakeholders of our school, including parents, staff, and community members. You may attend this meeting in-person at the school, or you may join virtually through this link.


We will be coming together to review school information about our staff, building improvements/needs, safety, instructional goals, Covid updates, State Report Card information and much more. We will answer your questions or concerns and enjoy conversations about all of the wonderful things happening in our school!


We will meet in the school's auditorium, so please park in the side parking lot where you will enter and exit through the auditorium doors.

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Coming soon...

As Covid numbers decrease significantly, we are looking forward to resuming normal activities mid-January.


When we return from Winter Break, we will be making plans for an updated calendar which will detail events for the spring semester. We are looking forward to having parents back in our school! We are planning for the following -


  • Lunch in the cafeteria where parents are welcome!
  • Performances and Art Shows
  • Field Trips
  • Awards Days
  • The Sweetheart Swing Dance!
  • Terrific Kid Celebrations in person


And much more!


Let's keep our fingers crossed that the numbers stay low so we can enjoy all of these events!

Great news!

Superintendent Wilson is giving each elementary and middle school $25,000 for capital improvements to the schools. We have already begun working with our PTO Board and school staff to identify these needs.


Please join us for the meeting on November 30 to hear more about this!

Click link below for Mrs. Hodges' Fall Newsletter!

Thank you to "Say it with a Sign" for supporting North Pointe!

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Need a Tutor?

Discus is pleased to announce extended tutoring hours in Tutor.com.


Beginning immediately, real-time tutoring is available from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Sunday – Saturday for English and Spanish speakers with no appointment needed!


This service is available for all South Carolina residents of all ages. Tutor.com offers:


  • Math assistance and drop-off for Elementary, Algebra I & II, Pre-calculus and Calculus, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Statistics
  • SAT, PSAT, ACT, and AP test prep
  • Grammar, literature, and vocabulary assistance
  • Biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics assistance
  • Writing tutors
  • Computer literacy
  • ESL and ELL
  • U.S. History, European History, World History, and Civics assistance
  • French, German, Spanish, and Italian tutors
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From Katie Curran, PTO President


Have you joined our PTO this year!? Your membership donation is simply a show of support! There are no strings attached in terms of attending meetings or volunteer requirements. If you’re feeling particularly generous, you can adopt a family to boost your child’s class’s chance at receiving an ICE CREAM PARTY! Yes, any class with 100% participation will receive an ice cream sundae treat. It’s only $12 per family and your donation goes a LONG way in supporting the teachers and staff at North Pointe. Simply click the link below to be directed to the membership link. Upon payment, a North Pointe PTO decal will be sent home to you via your child.


https://pto-membership-2021-2022-30781.cheddarup.com


I can’t thank you all enough for your support this year! I hope to see many of you logged in to our Silent Auction LIVE kickoff on November 12 at 6:00 pm. As always, if you need anything or have ideas on how we can work together to better our school, please reach out!


Katie Curran

PTO President

ptonorthpointe@gmail.com

Have you bought your child's yearbook yet?

If not, you can click the link below to place your order. Yearbooks are $25.


Josten's Yearbooks