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North Lake Middle School Weekly Newsletter

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WEEK OF October 4th, 2021


2202 123rd Ave NE

Lake Stevens 98258

425-335-1530

Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:00

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8TH - NON STUDENT SCHOOL DAY

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CONFERENCE WEEK IS OCTOBER 25th through 29th

FYI - This year, parent-teacher conferences will be held virtually and not in person. More information will be shared as we get closer to conference week.

OCTOBER IS WCAS and SBA TESTING FOR 6TH & 7TH GRADE STUDENTS

Starting October 4th, students will be taking the SBA and WCAS tests in both 6th and 7th grades. These tests were postponed from last Spring.


REMINDER - Students will need headphones that are wired/plugged in. Bluetooth headphones will not work for SBA testing.

* * * * COUPLE OF FRIENDLY REMINDERS * * * *

WATER BOTTLES - Please have your student(s) bring a water bottle daily to school. We don't provide water containers to use at the filling stations and the water fountains are shut off due to Covid restrictions.


EARLY DISMISSAL/PARENT PICK UP - When possible, please call ahead or send a note with your child to bring to the office if you need to pick them up early. This way, we can have them waiting for you in the office and save you time from having to wait while we track down your student.

Bulldog Bark, October 1, 2021

Download the PDF below to read about the Chromebook Protection Plan

NLMS Mary Shelley Tell Me A Scary Story Contest

Click on the box to see the details of the North Lake Scary Story Contest!

NORTH LAKE LIBRARY HIGHLIGHTS

Click on the box above to read about Hispanic Heritage Month

~ ~ ~ ~ CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE ~ ~ ~ ~

It's Hispanic Heritage Month! The idea for Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated throughout the latter half of September and the first half of October began as a way to promote the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic-Americans - specifically those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Communities mark the achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans with festivals and educational activities.

Check out some stories by clicking the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeGwCP905Qs

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CLICK ON THE BOX ABOVE for the North Lake website

WASHINGTON STATE VOLUNTARY HEALTHY YOUTH SURVEY * * SEE BOTH ENGLISH & SPANISH INFORMATIONAL LETTERS ATTACHED BELOW

Dear North Lake families,


6th Grade students at North Lake Middle School will be participating in the voluntary Washington State Healthy Youth Survey during fall 2021. The survey will be given to all 6th graders on Tuesday October 12th during their Wellness class.


The Healthy Youth Survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, sexual behaviors, abuse, risk and protective factors, and access to school-based services. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks. Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.


We will be administering the survey online this year. No privacy issues were identified in the E-survey pilot conducted in 2019. This year, schools and districts are being instructed to disable any recording, keystroke tracking, and video capture software on school-issued devices used to take the survey.