The NSC e-Newsletter

January 6, 2021

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Normandy Wraps Up 2020 with Spirit of Giving & Cheer

NSC Teachers and staff throughout the district wrapped up 2020 with a spirit of giving and generosity of holiday cheer.


  • Several buildings held a Spirit Week for staff as part of the countdown to Winter Break. Campus Support Center staff held a socially distanced holiday luncheon, door decorating and ugly sweater contest.
  • Normandy High School staff held a food giveaway for families before leaving for the Winter Break.
  • Campus Support Center employees collected toys and gifts for residents at the Annie Malone Children and Family Support Center.


Thank you to the Normandy teachers and staff for thinking of others and helping bring cheer to families and staff during the holiday season.

'Snow Days' Are Now Virtual Learning Days

Dear Normandy Families:

As the winter season is approaching, school districts are planning for those days when weather would typically be deemed unsafe to attend school. In the past we have had to cancel school due to unsafe road conditions and/or frigid temperatures.


This year, with our shift to remote learning as a result of COVID-19 mitigation, Normandy has the structure in place to provide remote/virtual learning to students on what would previously be considered a ‘snow day.’


On those days when we have severe weather, the district will communicate to families and media outlets that the district will have a remote learning day. Students will remain at home, but will login for classes as they typically would for remote learning. We are working with teachers to make sure students are ready to learn from home on those days.


Under extenuating circumstances (e.g., area internet or power outages), the district may need to cancel school altogether (no remote learning). We will use our normal communication channels (phone, email, text, social media, website) to inform families as to what the status will be -- remote learning or class cancellation.


If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher or building principal.


Sincerely,

Marcus C. Robinson

Superintendent

No Friday Early Dismissal for ELC & EleMiddles

Early Learning Center and EleMiddle school students will have a full-day of classes Friday, January 8. No students will be dismissed early on Friday.

Families Can Receive District Communications Via Text Message

If families would like to receive district communications via text message, please text 'Y' or 'Yes' to 67587. Answer the question and you're in. Parents will be able to receive important district announcements on any mobile device. (Text messaging rates may apply.)


If you have any questions, please contact the Communications Department.

New Hours for Onsite IT Helpdesk

The Information Technology department has new hours for its onsite IT Helpdesk, beginning immediately. The hours are:


When:

2 p.m. to 6pm - Monday, Wednesday and Friday

8 a.m. to noon - Tuesday and Thursday


Where:

Normandy High School - North Hall

6701 Saint Charles Rock Road

St. Louis, Missouri 63133

Grab & Go Meals Resume Jan. 6

Families can pickup meals from the Normandy Grab & Go program 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday at select sites (see flier at right), now through Friday, January 15.


Don't forget -

  • There is no food pickup at Jefferson School. Families are free to pick-up meals at any of the other locations.
  • We also have the Friday Food Box giveaway on Friday at Normandy High School, 4 to 6 p.m.


For more information, see the graphic at left or visit the Food Access & Resources page at www.normandysc.org/return2learn

Sign Up Today for Virtual After School Program

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Friday Food Box Giveaway

Friday, Jan. 8th, 4-6pm

6701 Saint Charles Rock Road

St. Louis, MO

Free boxes of food will be distributed at Normandy High School. Just drive up and a volunteer will place the items in your vehicle. The food is available to all Normandy families and staff.

Joint Executive Governing Board Meeting

Monday, Jan. 11th, 6pm

This is an online event.

The public JEGB meeting will be held in a virtual environment. The Zoom link will be posted on the district website calendar the day of the meeting.

Late Start Day for High School Students

Monday, Jan. 11th, 10:15am

6701 Saint Charles Rock Road

St. Louis, MO

Monday, Jan. 11 is a late start day for NHS students. Students will login for their first class at 10:25 a.m.

NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, Jan. 18th, 12am

3855 Lucas and Hunt Road

St. Louis, MO

The district will be closed in observance of the federal holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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