North Elementary Newsletter

October 2020

Spotlight On Kindergarten

As new kindergarteners at North Elementary, we have been learning all about being a toy expert! This means we have practiced how to play with our toys and how we can describe the toys we have played with. We have read books about sharing and how sharing makes playing fun! We have written a letter to Dr. McClard explaining what toys we prefer to play with in the classroom. In addition, we have talked with partners about the toys we play with and what toys we prefer! We can't wait to continue to be toy and kindergarten experts!

Announcement for Home Football Games

Children/Students that are Junior High/Middle School/Elementary age will be required to sit

with their parents if entering a Jackson Football game.

Face coverings are required to enter any venue in the Jackson R-2 School District for adults and

students over the age of 10. Face coverings must be worn at all times while on the property

when social distancing isn’t possible. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Day with the Mayor

2nd Grade students enjoyed a Zoom session with Mayor Hahs to learn about his role in local government.

Picture Retakes

Don't forget picture retakes are on Tuesday, October 20th.

Counselor's Corner

The month of October is Disability Awareness Month. The theme will be “Everybody Counts.” Students will be taught lessons and participate in activities that help them learn about disabilities. They will also learn the importance of treating everyone with respect, that we all have different abilities, and that “Everybody Counts!”

The month of October is also bully prevention month. Students will be taught lessons on living a healthy lifestyle, making good decisions, and the importance of kindness and not being a bully.

Mrs. Isaac

Notice from our Nurse

    • Reminder: Students who have had a fever of 100 or higher must be fever free for 48 hours without the use of over the counter medication such as Tylenol or Motrin, before turning to school.
    • If your child has been vomiting, they should not return to school for 48 hours. If students return to school with a fever or are vomiting, they will be sent home.
    • The student flu shot clinic will be on Oct 14th. Permission forms have been sent home.


Nurse Kimber

Art Remarks

Hello North Families! It has been a pleasure teaching your young artists this past month - they are extremely talented and enthusiastic about art! We have discussed and explored several mediums such as watercolor, printmaking, and more. This fall, we will be discussing fall colors, the changing of leaves, composition and different values. Looking forward to October!

Artfully yours,

Miss Hopson

Music Notes

Happy October! Music classes are starting off and blossoming into wonderful experiences! We are learning everything from note names, using different voices, melodic lines and even playing instruments in the classroom.

Musically yours,

Joseph Moore

Music Teacher at North, Millersville and Gordonville Elementary



Sept.21-Oct. 4th

Our book fair is online! Support our school and help your child discover new books, favorite characters, value packs, and more!

Orders are delivered right to your home and you can take advantage of FREE shipping on book-only purchases over $25.

It's a new school year...let's instill a new-found love of reading!


Ms. Lisa Hooe


Custodian Appreciation Day

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 12am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO


Monday, Oct. 12th, 8am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

DisAbility Awareness Week

Monday, Oct. 12th, 12am to Friday, Oct. 16th, 2am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO


Monday, Oct. 12th, 8am to Friday, Oct. 16th, 10am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

End of First Quarter

Friday, Oct. 16th, 12am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

First quarter ran from August 24, 2020 to October 16, 2020.

National School Bus Safety Week

Monday, Oct. 19th, 12am to Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO


Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 8:15am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

2nd Quarter Zoom PTO Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 6:30pm

This is an online event.

To contact our wonderful Parent Teacher Organization, please email

Current PTO members can be found here.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 4-7pm

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

These will be scheduled individually with your student(s) teacher.

First Quarter Report Cards Emailed Home

Friday, Oct. 23rd, 8am

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

All report cards are emailed home except:

If you prefer to have every progress report and report card in hard copy form, please contact your child's teacher.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 4-7pm

10730 State Highway W

Jackson, MO

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