NP³ Elementary 2021-2022

Matey Message

Matey Message Week 15 Nov 29 - Dec 3

Misfits we may be, but we will rewrite history.

Dear Matey Families,

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful week with family and friends. Our second set of student conferences are coming up. Your teachers will communicate their availability to you. All students will have a conference. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me and/or your students' teachers.

**Please make a note, below are important dates for December. During high school finals, the elementary and middle schools will dismiss earlier. On Thursday, December 16, and Friday, December 17, 2021, students will dismiss at 12:30 pm. This should help with dismissal, parking, and traffic on Del Paso.


Mrs. Dart

Lilliput Toy Drive DUE December 3: Help Foster Youth Celebrate Christmas

Annually, NP3 Elementary collaborates with Girl Scout Troop 975 to collect and provide toys for foster youth. For more information, please click on the link below (or button).

Lilliput Foster Youth Slide Show:

Leader in Me: Work First, Then Play

Big Rocks are the most important things for you to do, such as spending time with your family, planning family meals, and getting an education. Little rocks are the less important things for you to do, such as watching TV for long periods of time, playing video games, or aimlessly searching the Internet/social media.

Construction Updates:

Big progress was made over the Thanksgiving Break! Kinder, first grade, fourth grade, and fifth-grade walls are up! This week the third-grade and second-grade walls should be complete. The school looks massive! We are so lucky!

Running for Rhett:

Runnin’ for Rhett’s last week of practice is Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-3:30. Saturday is the MaraFUNthon. Come support the NP3 Elementary and Middle School Rhett runners. We have almost 100 runners this year. MaraFUNthon details

The organization that coordinates the Runnin’ for Rhett programs and races is looking for volunteers to help with the MaraFUNthon. If interested, please see the sign-up link.

MaraFUNthon Volunteer Sign-Up:

NP3 Spirit Week: December 13 - 17

Show your spirit during conference week by dressing up for these spirit days.


Opposite Way Monday

(wear your clothes backward)


Class Colors and ANYTHING...But a Backpack

(bring something other than your backpack to carry your stuff)


PJ Wednesday

(Wear your PJs)


Throwback Thursday

(Wear an outfit from a different time)


Formal Friday

(Come dressed to impress)

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 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 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:


December 4 Runnin’ for Rhett MaraFUNthon

December 1, 8 Early Release Wednesday

December 13-17 Student Conferences Early Release

  • NOTE: December 16 and 17 release time is 12:30

December 20-31 Winter Break

January 3 First Day Quarter 3 (Second Semester) Early Release Day

November Lunch Menu (December is not ready)

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.

MaraFUNthon Volunteer Sign-Up Link

The organization that coordinates the Runnin’ for Rhett programs and races is looking for volunteers to help with the MaraFUNthon. If interested, please see the sign-up link.

Lilliput Toy Drive for Foster Youth

Lilliput Families is an organization that provides kids in foster care with families to stay with until they get their forever families. Join us in our annual toy drive!