Norris News!

A weekly update from campus...

May 13, 2016

Upcoming Events

May 19: Last day to check out library books

May 20: Field Day

May 23: Makeup Field Day (if rained out on May 20th)

May 24: Kindergarten Celebration of Learning; 8:15 am

  • Master Builders Club Meeting; after school
  • Green Team Party; after school

May 24-25: PTA Labels for Education Collection

May 25: 1st Grade Celebration of Learning; 8:15 am

  • All library books are DUE

May 26: Parent Volunteer Breakfast; 8:00 am

  • Kids Count Players Assembly (Kindergarten-2nd grade); 8:15 am & 9:15 am
  • LAST NORRIS NOW; 2:10 pm
  • PTA Meeting & Choir Performance; 6:30 pm

May 27: No School - Bad Weather Make-up Day

May 30: Holiday - No School

May 31: 3rd Grade Celebration of Learning; 8:15 am

  • 5th Grade Bowling Field Trip; school hours

June 1: 4th Grade Celebration of Learning; 8:15 am

  • Bluebonnet Bash; school hours

June 2: 2nd Grade Celebration of Learning; 8:15 am

June 3: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

  • 5th Grade Ceremony; 8:30 am
  • Classroom parties; 1:45 pm

Field Day - Friday, May 20th

Please see the letter below about the upcoming Field Day. There is also a link to the Specials website for more information. Lastly, please remember that if Field Day is rained out on May 20th, we will have it on May 23rd.
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Field Day Reminders from Nurse Violet

Dear Norris Parents,

Field Day is coming up on May 20th! We will have a great day of fun and games! There are a few things you need to be aware of regarding seasonal allergies, sunscreen and asthma. Please take a moment to review this information to help your child have a great field day!


SEASONAL ALLERGIES: The students will be outside playing in the grass all day. If your child has seasonal allergies, please administer their allergy medicine to them before school on Field Day. FISD does not provide allergy medication, so there is no allergy medication available in the clinic.


SUNSCREEN: Please remember to put sunscreen on your child BEFORE they come to school on Field Day. That way you know they’ve got it on and that it was well-applied. FISD considers sunscreen to be a medication, so it can’t be sent to school without paperwork being completed by your child’s doctor. FISD does not provide sunscreen for students, and teachers may not apply sunscreen to students. Students may not bring sunscreen to school without this paperwork. You are welcome to come to Field Day, and you may bring and apply sunscreen to your own child as needed.


ASTHMA: If your child has asthma and it is possible that they will need asthma medication during Field Day, please be aware of the following:


Per FISD Policy, all asthma medications are to be kept in the clinic and will be administered by Nurse Violet. Students are NOT allowed to carry ANY medication at school unless their doctor has completed a specific form which must also be signed by the parents, nurse and principal.


If your child has an inhaler, it will need to have the Rx label attached either to the box it came in or the inhaler itself. Please also send in your child’s spacer if they have one. If you no longer have the label or box, your pharmacy will be happy to print a new label for you for free.


If your child uses nebulized asthma medication, it has to have the Rx label on the box and I will need the mask, chamber and tubing as well. I have a neb machine here in the clinic that we can use. If you no longer have the label or box, your pharmacy will be happy to print a new label for you for free.


Please go to the link on my website (found below this section) to find the forms you will need to complete and submit to me along with your child’s asthma medication:


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I’m always happy to help!


Sincerely,


Violet Tsai, BSN, RN

School Nurse

Clinic Phone: (469) 633-4083

Clinic Fax: (469) 633-4084

Email: tsaiv@friscoisd.org

End of Year Celebrations

Please save the date now for the upcoming grade level End of Year Celebrations of Learning:


UPDATE: All End of Year Celebrations will be held in your child's classroom!


Kindergarten: Tuesday, May 24th; 8:15 am

1st grade: Wednesday, May 25th; 8:15 am

2nd grade: Thursday, June 2nd; 8:15 am

3rd grade: Tuesday, May 31st; 8:15 am

4th grade: Wednesday, June 1st; 8:15 am

5th grade: Friday, June 3rd; 8:30 am


All celebrations will be held in your child's classroom. Visitors must have had their license scanned at Norris already, or be prepared to show photo ID.

Library Books

Thursday May 19th will be the last day for students to check out books. All student books are due back to the library by Wednesday, May 25. So, it is time to dig through closets and under the couches to find all those Norris Library books!

Last Norris Now

Mark your calendars - the last Norris Now for the year will be on THURSDAY, May 26th at 2:10 pm.


As always, all visitors must have photo ID, or have already had their license scanned this year. Thank you!

No School Days

There will be no school on the following days:
  • May 27: Bad Weather Make-up Day
  • May 30: Memorial Day Holiday


Enjoy the days off!

Yearbooks are Coming!

Yearbooks will be distributed on Tuesday, May 31st. They will be sent home with the students who have purchased them.


If your student will not be on campus on and after 5/31/16, please email Amanda Parish, at: parisha@friscoisd.org to arrange for an alternate pick up time.


Still need to order a Yearbook?

A limited quantity of yearbooks are available for purchase. Please log onto your student’s My Payments Plus account— www.mypaymentsplus.com-- on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8am. You will see an option to purchase underneath the Cafeteria Account Payments section. The cost is titled “Norris 15-16 School Yearbook”. This window will be open from Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8:00 am until Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:00pm. Yearbook sales through My Payments Plus are First Come, First Serve. Due to the limited number of books available, we cannot guarantee any purchases. Please log in once the sales window opens. The purchase information will automatically be removed from the website once we have sold of the remaining yearbooks. No additional books will be available once the fee has been removed. All yearbooks through My Payments Plus will be distributed on 5/31/16.

Infosnap Lab on May 17

Bright Elementary is hosting an Infosnap Lab for parents of returning FISD students on Tuesday, May 17 from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. in our POD 3 Computer Lab. This is for parents who speak another language or do not have access to a computer or internet.

They will have high school students available to interpret and assist families needing help.

FISD Parenting Series

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Child Nutrition Job Fair

The Child Nutrition Department is recruiting for the 2016-2017 school year. They will be hosting a Job Fair Open House in the Child Nutrition Service Center on June 27 & 28. See the flyer below for more information...
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Heritage HS Boys Basketball Camp

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