Warhawk Weekly 5/22/20

#Be A Warhawk!


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The Hall Way...

Happy Last Day

Let's give a Thank You and Good Luck at WNHS to Mrs. Spear!

Hi, Warhawks!


Wow! This school year didn't end the way we expected it! I'm pretty sad that I didn't get to say "Goodbye!", "Take care!", "Have an awesome summer break!" or "See you in the fall!". Actually, I was only going to be able to say that last one to the 8th graders.


Some may already know, but for those who haven't heard, I have decided to go back to being one of the assistant principals at Woodstock North High School when we return to school in the fall. I will miss all the great things that make Northwood an awesome place to work and learn, but I'm also excited about taking all I've learned with me and seeing what these awesome students can do in high school.


So 8th graders, I will see you in the fall! Have an awesome and healthy summer, but be ready to join me in embracing all the exciting things of joining the Thunder Nation!

6th and 7th graders - I hope you also have a fun and healthy summer break! I will be waiting for you to join me at North in the next few years, and I'm so excited to see how you will grow over our time apart. Continue to demonstrate the Warhawk Way each and every day!


From the bottom of my heart, thanks to all students, staff, and Northwood families for giving me an amazing two years at Northwood! Go, Warhawks!

We would like to give a Warhawk Welcome to Mr. Baier

Hello Warhawks!


My name is Tony Baier and I am going to be the new Assistant Principal here at Northwood for the upcoming school year. I am beyond excited to be a part of this amazing school community! During these times of uncertainty, there was one thing I knew was for certain, Northwood is a place that I wanted to be a part of. Meeting the teachers and staff at Northwood on Google Meets has been a wonderful experience. Through these meetings, it was abundantly apparent that the staff love working at Northwood and love the community of Woodstock. Even though we may not know what the beginning of the school year will look like, I do know that this school and this community will rise above and go beyond for the students of Northwood!


A little more about me: I have been married to my wonderful wife for five years, and we have a spunky almost two year old daughter named Everly and have another girl arriving in July! I reside in Elgin and have been in education for 14 years, 8 of the last years have been spent teaching special education in the Batavia School District at the middle school level. I believe the key to success at any level of education, but especially at the middle school level, is building truly meaningful relationships with students. This is what I bring to Northwood, a desire to get to know the students, staff, parents, and community. Together we can do great things! Again I look forward to being a part of this awesome school community!


Stay safe and have a great summer Northwood!

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Fourth Quarter and Final Grades for 2019-2020

Fourth Quarter Grades:

Fourth quarter and rotation five grades will be marked with a “P” for passing or an “I” for incomplete. Students receiving an “I” overall for any course will be required to enroll in, and successfully complete, a summer program to ensure they have been instructed on the necessary skills for next school year. An email will be coming out to all of the parents of the students that will be enrolled in the class. Mr. Wilson will be teacher for the course and will be reaching out to students next week.


Final Grades for 2019-2020 School Year:

Final grades for courses will be a cumulative average from quarters 1, 2, and 3. Report cards for fourth quarter and final grades will be available through Home Access the week of Monday, May 25th.


Please visit Home Access (linked below) to view the current grade reports.

Congratulations to Mrs. Carlson on her retirment!

Congratulations to Mrs.Carlson on her retirement! A little rain couldn't stop us from celebrating with her for all of her dedication and love for our students. Thank you for teaching all of us to stay in the struggle and spread kindness whenever we can. ❤️

D200 Food Services Will be Available In the Summer

District 200 is pleased to announce that they will continue to distribute breakfast and lunch throughout the entire summer break. Click below for details!


Please see the D200 Food Services newsletter for drop off schedules and other additional information.

8th Grade

Congratulations to our 8th grade students on their promotion to high school. We hope you enjoyed the virtual promotion ceremony and you know how proud we are you. We wish you success and happiness as you begin your high school experience at Woodstock North in the fall. Take your Warhawk PRIDE and connect to THE THUNDER WAY. Warhawks, You Got This!
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7th Grade News

Welcome to the last day of 7th grade. We have enjoyed being your teachers and wish we were together for this presentation. Teachers have chosen students for awards based on excellence and positive attitude in the subject area.

Have a safe and fun summer! See you in the fall! Go WARHAWKS!

GO THE DISTANCE, 7TH GRADERS!

6th Grade News

The 6th grade teachers are so proud of our students and families for persevering through fourth quarter. It was definitely a year none of us will ever forget. We hope all of you have a wonderful, safe, and healthy summer, and we will see you in the fall!

D200 Middle School Summer School Information

D200 is still planning to have summer school this year and there are many options available including stay sharp mini sessions and advancement sessions. Students that are required to go to summer school will be contacted soon to register. Registration for summer school can be done online. The link to the Summer School brochure can be found below.

Yearbooks will be Distributed in Fall 2020

Yearbooks will be distributed when we return to the building in the fall. We will send yearbooks that were ordered by 8th graders over to WNHS for distribution as well.

Locker Belongings Pick Up

If you were not able to pick up your student's locker belongings on 5/15 we are storing the items safely in our school. Once the office staff returns to the building, we will share information with families about how to come and pick up the items.

Lion King Jr the Musical

We are all disappointed that Northwood couldn't perform this years musical! Please enjoy the 8th Graders as they perform one of the songs!

Chromebook Issues?

District 200 families who experience problems with a Chromebook, or who have other technology-related questions or concerns, are asked to reach out directly to the D200 Technology Department. District technicians are working hard to help keep our digital learning running as smoothly as possible, and will respond to emails sent to the following address:

techsupport@wcusd200.org

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Do you or someone in your family need support during the pandemic? The Illinois Call4Calm Text Line is free and will link you with a local counselor. There are a number of other supports available by text, phone, and web to get help while maintaining social distancing.

  • IDPH Call4Calm Text Line - Struggling with stress related to the pandemic? Text TALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish.

Have you registered for the 2020-2021 school year?

Registration for the 2020 - 2021 school year is open. Please refer to the registration link you received in your email or visit our website here . As a reminder, payment is not due at the time of registration. If you have any questions or need help registering your child, please feel free to email one of our secretaries.


Mrs. Butler (Spanish) sbutler@wcusd200.org

Mrs. Dycus sdycus@wcusd200.org

Mrs. Maldonado cmaldonado@wcusd200.org

eCheck is now available on ePay!

Need to pay your registration fees? Now you can pay with a check online. eCheck is now available on ePay! Please follow the same process as using a credit card but select check instead of credit card for the payment method and fill in the account number and routing number. If you need assistance please contact our office at 815-338-4900.
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Keep reading over the summer!

Bored? No longer! Check out the Northwood Library LibGuide for activities, challenges, eBooks, and more!

Interested in Writing? Here are 2 Writing Contests!

NaNoWriMo Young Writers' Flash Fiction Short Story Contest - submissions can be made from May 16- 31. There are two divisions: ages 13 and younger, ages 14-18.


Barnes and Noble Writing Contest - short story contest running through May29th for students 6-12

Here is some information on this years Art Show!

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Keep in Contact with Northwood!

24 hour Attendance Line: (815) 337-8618

If your student will be late to school or won't be in school please call the 24 hour Northwood Attendance line.
Northwood Facebook Page

Have you checked out our Facebook page? Click here and give it a like to receive updates!

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