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September 19, 2016

Civic Learning Award

Let's celebrate NP3 Middle & High School's recognition presentation at Reagan Library last weekend! NP3 Middle was one of three schools in California to receive the Civic Learning award and as part of that award, they had the opportunity to share about their civic learning within our school. Thank you Ms. Silas and Justine for representing the middle school!

Personal mission statement

Let's celebrate personal mission statements! The joy of creating a personal motto that states what your life is about - deciding what your values are and setting goals! How will you honor yours?


Staff Only:
  • CELDT Testing: Rickards & Edwards will be testing kids on Sept 19-20 and they will be missing class. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR OUTLOOK NOTICE FOR DETAILS.

  • Report Cards: Report cards should be completed during prep this week with your department and are due on Thursday by 4pm.

  • Parent Conferences: Please share your conference schedule and attendance of parents at conferences with Anzelc. In addition, if you think presence is needed at a conference by Anzelc, Taniia, Jon or Aurora please invite them to conferences ASAP! Schedules fill up otherwise!

  • Project Guardian: Has begun! This first round of Project Guardian will continue through October. This year we are focusing on the application of the 7 Habits in and out of the classroom. See Silas and the following link for details. https://docs.google.com/a/natomasunified.org/document/d/1dTtF4RVgXjO4V8iKYBnzRaY55-6pIwbd7nG6SwLIbwM/edit?usp=sharing

  • Sunshine Loves You!: Please love them back by turning in your form.

  • 6th Grade Celebrations: September 23rd from 2-2:15 is the next one.

Advisories, Students & Families:

  • Open Enrollment: NP3 K-9th grade open enrollment is just around the corner! Open enrollment period is October 17th-November 17th. Applications will be available online and in the front office starting October 1st.

  • Fundraiser 5K Run: Natomas Schools Foundation is holding a 5K run Saturday, October 1st. For every racer who registers from NP3 or represents NP3, our school will get $10.00 back for each adult, and $5.00 from each child. Register here: www.natomas5k.org.

  • Yearbook: Pre-order your 2016-17 yearbook! For online orders, please visit www.balfour.com. Yearbooks can also be purchased in room O-3 by cash/check. All yearbooks will be hardcover and $23. Prices go up November 1st!

  • Parent Conference Week: September 26-30 is conference and they are all minimum days.

  • DC/NYC for Current 7th graders: DC/NYC 2018 Enrollment Trip meeting will be held on September 26th at 5:30pm in Silas’ room O-2.

  • Fall Break: No school October 3-14. We will resume classes on October 17th!

  • Box Tops: Boosters will be running our semi-annual box tops run. The winning advisory class that collects the most box tops gets a pizza party! Box tops must be trimmed and current (expired box tops are void). Last day for box tops will be Monday, October 24th.

  • Booster Meeting: The next booster meeting is on September 12th @ 6:30pm in the NP3 Library. Snacks are provided!

  • Club Meeting Information (all clubs are held at lunch with the exception of Football Club):

    Gardening: Every Monday by the fire lane starting Monday September 12.

    Outdoor Club: Every Tuesday in room I-4 staring September 13.

    Expressive Arts: Every other Friday alternating between I-7 and O-2 starting Friday September 16th .

    Electronics: Every other Wednesday in room I-6 starting Wednesday September 21.

    Campus Love: Every Other Tuesday (opposite of Outdoor club).

    Football: Every Monday starting September 12th from 3 – 4pm on the field. They will be playing flag football.

    Alliance: Every other Wednesdays in room K-1 starting Wednesday September 14th. Yearbook: Every other Friday in room O-3 starting Friday September 9.

  • Project Guardian: Has begun! This first round will continue through October. This year we are focusing on the application of the 7 Habits in and out of the classroom. Our goal is to celebrate and promote kindness as well as highlight students/staff members who are applying the 7 Habits at NP3. Students may nominate as many teachers or fellow students who exemplify Habit 1: Being Proactive for September/October. Advisory teachers have nomination forms.

  • Fundraiser Jamba Juice Cards: 8th grade East Coast Trip students are selling buy one get one free Jamba Juice cards for $10. They can be used up to six times each and they pay for themselves in just two visits! Contact a traveling 8th grader or Ms. Clark to get yours! Sales end 9/23.

  • Spirit Week: Spirit week starts Septemeber 19th. Students MUST be in dress code if they are not participating in spirit week. Monday: PJ Day; Tuesday: Sports Day; Wednesday: Cultural Day; Thursday: Throwback Day; Friday: Glow in the Dark Day.

  • Fundraiser Crazy Popsicle Stand: Student Government will be selling popsicles after school in the quad for 25 cents each on September 22 from 1-1:30pm. This will help raise money for school-wide events.

  • Glow In The Dark Dance: Our first dance of the year is on Friday September 23. The “Glow in the Dark” dance will be from 3:30-5:30 pm. Students MUST be picked up at 5:30. Tickets will be sold at lunch for $3 during the week and $5 at the door. If students are not going to the dance they must leave campus or be in BASE.