NP³ Elementary 2021-2022

Matey Message

Matey Message Week 13 November 8-12

Look with kindness and you will find wonder.

Dear Matey Families,

We have another exciting week ahead of us! There is a lot of information in this week's Matey Message! Reach out if you have any questions.

Monday brings our first all-school virtual assembly. Staff and students are invited to participate in a Zoom call with our NP3 Elementary Board Member, Ms. Sumiti Mehta as she shares important information about Sikhism.

Then, this Wednesday we invite all teachers and students to participate in NP3 Schools' Lights Out Day. NP3 High School students have invited all classrooms to rethink their use of electronics during the school day. The goal is to bring more awareness to how we use our resources. Students are encouraged to wear black and teachers are encouraged to teach using limited electricity.

This Thursday is Veteran's Day. We encourage all of our students to use the holiday to thank a veteran. One way our kiddos can thank our veterans is in letter writing. I have included a link for families who might be interested in supporting the non-profit, Operation Gratitude:

On Friday, Natomas Unified will host its first (of two) free COVID-19 Clinics for students ages 5-11 and 12 and up. NUSD has fun activities (outlined below) to assist families at the clinic. In addition, Sierra Health is offering vaccinations. Below is more information and the links to sign up. Please call NP3 if you have any questions.

This week, I ask that families review appropriate restroom behaviors and expectations with their students. Our single temporary restrooms were closed for two days last week due to blockages. The blockages are caused by students shoving rolls of toilet paper and handfuls of seat covers down the toilet. Additionally, there is urine all over the walls in a couple of restrooms.

Proper Bathroom Etiquette:

Staff will also review expectations with students. After that, any destructive behaviors will be met with consequences. I really appreciate your help with our efforts!


Mrs. Dart

Sikh Awareness Month and Contest

During the month of November, California celebrated Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month. In support of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and our Sikh community, we invite all students to participate in a poster/writing contest to spread awareness and appreciation of diversity. Students are asked to illustrate the theme in a hand drawing or one-page essay about the importance/important information about Sikh culture.

Sikh Awareness Poster/Writing Contest:

Classes will participate

Enrollment Process for NP3's 2022- 2023 School Year

  • Complete the entire application for each student you wish to enroll for the 2022-23 school year.
  • Include a copy of the document establishing the date of birth (passport, state certificate of live birth, etc.)
  • Include (1) residency verification (SMUD, PG&E, utility bill, etc.). The name of the parent or guardian must be listed and be the student’s primary address.
  • Applications can be submitted online, dropped off at either NP3 office, emailed to, or faxed to 916-567-5749.

Applications are accepted until November 15th. Applications received on or after November 16th will not be included in the 2022 - 2023 school year lottery to be conducted in the Spring of 2022. Those applications will be added to the waiting list in the order they were received.

Leader in Me: Imagine a World Shaped by Life-Ready Leaders

Parents are our students’ first teachers. They play a big role in helping children become leaders. Let’s partner with them in their efforts to coach the social and emotional development of their children. Get started by using these social media challenges in the tweets, texts, and posts you share with families.

Construction Updates:

On Saturday and Sunday (past weekend), our walls started to go up! As Mr. Rutten, our Executive Director likes to say..."looks like our legos are being stacked!" EXCITING!

COVID-19 Updates: Sierra Health and Natomas Unified School District (NUSD)

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has received emergency use authorization for 5 to 11-year-olds. Below is information about how to schedule an appointment for My Turn California and COVID-19 (through Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) and Sierra Health).

Families looking to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 can visit or contact their primary care provider for available appointments, however, it will likely be a few more days until appointments for this age group are widely available.

Some providers, including retail pharmacies, are already scheduling appointments on their websites, but many providers are still receiving their pediatric vaccine supply and making final preparations to vaccinate 5 to 11-year-olds.

Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) COVID Clinics 11/12/2021 and 12/03/2021

Both are walk-in clinics. NUSD will have service dogs, bubble machines, a movie, stickers, suckers, and otter pops. Dr. O has a shot-blocker and Pain-ese to minimize the shot pain.

NUSD 11/12/2021 Clinics:

Urgent Care Now Natomas (7am-1pm):

12 years old and up at Natomas High School (3 pm - 6 pm):

5 to 11 years old, 3-6 pm at Natomas High School:

NUSD 12/03/2021 Clinics:

Urgent Care Now Natomas (7am- 1pm):

12 years old and up at Natomas High School (3 pm- 6 pm):

5 to 11 years old, 3-6 pm at Natomas High School:

Sierra Health Foundation

Sierra Health Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, and Sacramento County Public Health are hosting an online COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Forum for Parents and Guardians tonight, November 4 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. The focus of this session will be families with children ages 12 and up. We will record the session and make it available for viewing online afterward. We plan to host a session focusing on ages 5 to 11 later this month.


COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Forum for Parents and Guardians

Thursday, November 4 • 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Please join us for this special educational forum specifically for parents who have children 12 years of age or older.

Click Here to Access the Training on Zoom

Meeting ID: 160 508 0482 Passcode: 925670 Phone: (669) 254-5252


المنتدى التعليمي الخاص بلقاح كوفيد – 19 للأباء وأولياء الأمور

الخميس الموافق 4 نوفمبر/تشرين الثاني من الساعة 6 مساءً حتى 7:30 مساءً

رجاء الانضمام إلينا في هذا المنتدى التعليمي المخصص، لاسيما لأباء وأولياء أمور الأطفال الذين تبلغ أعمارهم 12 عامًا فأكثر.

انقر هنا للدخول إلى التدريب من خلال برنامج زووم Zoom

رقم تعريف المقابلة: 160 508 0482 كلمة المرور: 925670

هاتف: (669) 254-5252


Lub Rooj Sib Tham Qhia Txog Tshuaj Tiv Thaiv Tus Kab Mob COVID-19 rau Cov Niam Txiv thiab Cov Neeg Saib Xyuas

Hnub Thursday, Lub Kaum Ib Hlis Ntuj Tim 4 • thaum 6 teev mus 7:30 teev tsaus ntuj

Thov koom nrog peb rau lub rooj sab laj kev kawm tshwj xeeb no rau cov niam txiv uas muaj me nyuam hnub nyoog 12 xyoos los sis loj dua.

Nyem Qhov No Txhawm Rau Nkag Mus Rau Kev Cob Qhia Hauv Zoom

Tus ID Rooj Sib Tham: 160 508 0482 Tus Zauv Nkag: 925670

Tus Xov Tooj: (669) 254-5252


针对家长和监护人的 COVID-19 疫苗教育座谈会

11 月 4 日(星期四)• 下午 6:00 至 7:30


专门针对有 12 岁或 12 岁以上孩子的家长的教育座谈会。

单击此处,在 Zoom 上访问培训

会议 ID:160 508 0482 密码:925670

电话:(669) 254-5252


Образовательный форум по вакцинам от COVID-19 для родителей и опекунов

Четверг, 4 ноября с 18:00 до 19:30

Присоединяйтесь к нам на этом специальном образовательном форуме, предназначенном специально для родителей, имеющих детей в возрасте от 12 лет.

Нажмите здесь, чтобы получить доступ к тренингу в Zoom

Идентификатор встречи: 160 508 0482 Пароль для доступа: 925670

Телефон: (669) 254-5252


Foro educativo sobre vacuna de COVID-19 para padres y guardianes

Jueves, Noviembre 4 • de 6 p.m. a 7:30 p.m.

Acompáñenos en este foro educativo especial diseñado específicamente para padres con hijos de 12 años o más.

Haga clic aquí para ingresar a la capacitación por Zoom

ID de la Reunión: 160 508 0482 Contraseña: 925670

Teléfono: (669) 254-5252


Pang-edukasyong Forum para sa COVID-19 para sa Mga Magulang at Tagapag-alaga

Huwebes, Nobyembre 4 • 6 p.m. hanggang 7:30 p.m.

Mangyaring samahan kami para sa espesyal na pang-edukasyong forum na ito partikular para sa mga magulang na may mga anak na 12 taong gulang o mas matanda.

Mag-click Dito para Ma-access ang Training sa Zoom

Meeting ID: 160 508 0482 Passcode: 925670

Telepono: (669) 254-5252


Diễn Đàn Giáo Dục về Vắc-xin Ngừa COVID-19 dành cho Cha Mẹ và Người Giám Hộ

Thứ Năm, ngày 4 tháng 11 • từ 6 giờ chiều đến 7 giờ 30 tối

Hãy cùng chúng tôi tham gia diễn đàn giáo dục đặc biệt này dành riêng cho các bậc cha mẹ có con từ 12 tuổi trở lên.

Bấm Vào Đây để Truy Cập vào Khóa Đào Tạo trên Zoom

Mã Số Cuộc Họp: 160 508 0482 Mật Mã: 925670

Điện Thoại: (669) 254-5252

From NUSD Superintendent Evans:

NUSD Staff and Key Stakeholders,

In this extraordinary time of a pandemic, political divisiveness, and other stressors our plates are already full. But I am asking for your help right now. It can be a quick effort or extended - your choice. I promise that your feedback matters and IS NEEDED because a decision in 13 days will radically change how this district is led and your students are served.

Below are questions that I need you to consider. You can answer 1 or all of them (and everything in between). This can be anonymous or if you share your email we will share a participation badge you can add to your email that recognizes your assistance. We don’t even need your name. Just an email gets you a badge.

Please complete this survey:

Front Office Clothing Donations:

Families, we are looking for donations for our kiddos who have bathroom accidents. If you have any gently used girls/boys underwear, pants/leggings, and/or shirts we would appreciate them. Sizes 4-8.

NP3 Elementary Lost and Found:

Please check the lost and found at the front of the school. There are items ranging from metal water bottles to jackets to food containers. Any items left at Thanksgiving Break will be donated.

Important Dates:

November 3, 10, 17 Early Release Wednesday

November 11 Veteran’s Day No School

November 22-26 Thanksgiving Break No School

Sikh Awareness Contest

Poster/Writing Contest in Celebration of Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month!

November Lunch Menu

Please note: due to food shortages, items may be substituted for items of equal nutritional value. This will also allow you to access breakfast and supper menus.

Runnin' for Rhett December 4 MaraFUN

Parent sign up for the December 4 event

NP3 Schools Volunteer Packet for 2021-2022

Download the NUSD/NP3 Schools Volunteer Packet here. You must complete or have one on file to volunteer. This can be turned into the front office when complete. Reach out to Aericka Westerfield with questions at

NP3 Schools COVID-19 Dashboard

Weekly COVID-19 numbers are tracked here. Please contact Mrs. Baker at if you have any questions or concerns.

NP3 Elementary Ranks as #1 Elementary School in Natomas

Congratulations Matey Families! NP3 Elementary has been honored as the #1 elementary school in Natomas! Thank you so much for your unconditional support for all things NP3 Elementary. We are so proud of our learning community!