New Providence Elementary

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Week of October 10, 2016 at a Glance

Fire Prevention & School Lunch Week

Monday: Columbus Day

Tuesday: 1st grade field study to Koger Center (8:15 - 11:30); Green Team pick-up; Boys Run Hard & Tuesday Art Studio after school

Wednesday: Good News Club (2:25 - 3:45)

Thursday: Beta Society Induction @ 6:00; NPE Night @ Moe's (5:00 - 8:00); Boys Run Hard & Thursday Art Studio after school



Congratulations to Mrs. Valerie Byrd-Fort! Last week Mrs. Byrd-Fort was awarded $975.00 from Mid-Carolina Co-op for her Bright Ideas grant. This money will be used to purchase Speros for our wonderful Learning Commons.


Due to Hurricane Matthew, we have rescheduled Star Wars READS Day. It will be Thursday, May 4 at Books-A-Million in Lexington from 3:30 - 6:30pm. There will be story time, cafe specials, crafts, and more! Be on the lookout for more information closer to the date!

Book Fair

Ahoy, Matey! Book Fair is EARRRRRLY this year! Our Scholastic Book Fair is October 24 - 28!

Put these dates on your calendar!

  • Friday, October 21 Teacher Preview/Fill out wish lists (there will be snacks!)
  • Monday, October 24 7:20 - 3
  • Tuesday, October 25 7:20 - 3
  • Wednesday, October 26 7:20 - 1pm (Collaborative Planning Day - students dismissed at 11:40am. Join us for lunch with Pizza & Pirates 11:45am - will be available while supplies last!)
  • Thursday, October 27 7:20 - 3pm
  • Friday, October 28 7:20 - 2pm

A flyer with more information will go home this week!


  • Fall Picture Days next week. Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders will be photographed on Tuesday, Oct. 18th. & 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will be photographed on Wednesday, Oct. 19th.

Make Pride Everyday!

Lifelong Guidelines and Lifeskills-OCTOBER

Lifelong Guideline:

Truthfulness: "Friends Expect the Truth." Truthfulness means to be honest about things and feelings with oneself and others.


Integrity: "Always Be True to Oneself and Others." Integrity is to act according to a sense of what's right and wrong.

Initiative: "Do It Now."Initiative is to do something of one's own free will because it needs to be done.

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