Northwood Notes

Royal Oak Schools: A Community of Excellence

Week of 12.6.15 & 12.13.15

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Mission Statement

Northwood Elementary School will provide higher-level learning opportunities for all students to maximize their potential in a safe, nurturing, respectful, and diverse environment.

Looking for Lunch Monitors

If you are interested in becoming a lunch monitor please email

Erin's Law and Haven Lessons - Reminder

When are the lessons:

December 15: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th

December 16: 3rd


All questions/concerns should be sent to Keith Doody Email is best.

Student Goal Setting Article

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PBIS/December Focus

We will focus on BATHROOM BEHAVIOR Lessons during the month of December. Teachers will review and practice all four areas in the OAKS Matrix. Please discuss BATHROOM expectations with your child.

Do you know what is happening this month? Click the bar above.

REMINDER: The Northwood Notes are now being sent every two weeks.

I hope to see you at some of the upcoming events.

The Tech Department is working with Mrs. Till on access and items on the sign. The break had been entered prior to her arrival and the dates are noted below. We hope to have the sign corrected by the end of this week. Thank you.

12/8 Safety Patrol Game Night @ 3:35 (Contact Mrs. Hughes if you have questions

12/8 PTA Battle of the Books in Cafe @ 6:30

12/9 Late Start

12/10 PTA Art Reception in Media Center @ 6 PM (Enter Door #3 - Main Entrance)

12/11 PTA Donuts for Dads in Cafe @ 7:20 (Enter North Doors)

12/14 PTA Meeting @ Hamlin Corner 7 PM

12/15 PTA Holiday Gift Shop @ 3:30

12/16 Late Start

12/16 5th Graders participate in the All CIty Vocal Concert at ROHS; Concert starts at 7 PM (Contact Mrs. Richert with questions about arrival time and the concert

12/19/15-1/3/16 WINTER BREAK - NO SCHOOL




Check for PTA event information and volunteer opportunities.




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Please follow the directions on the signs. Thank you.

Parent Connect

Please remember to make the following changes in Parent Connect if you need to.

Changes in the following are completed by parents in parent connect:

Phone numbers

Email Addresses

Primary and Emergency Contacts (who can pick up your child from school)

The update may not be reflected for 24 hours.

You cannot change your home address in the system. You must go to the Board Office.

Please email if you have any questions. We have computers available for parents to use. Thank you.

Behavior at Events

The link includes behaviors that should be reviewed with students/practiced at events that extend beyond the school day. Appropriate behavior is for the safety of all participants. Supervision at events is the responsibility of parents.

Target - Free money for Northwood

Target has a wonderful program that donates money to the school of your choice (choose Northwood). Click on the button and sign up if you would like to support us every time you shop at no extra cost to you. The program is ending May 14, 2016.

School Information and Student Handbook

Please make sure you keep this as a reference.

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