North Pointe News

April 8, 2018

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Happy Spring!

I hope everyone enjoyed your spring break! It actually is beginning to feel like spring time... It's hard to believe we only have 9 weeks left in the school year. Looking forward to an excellent end to an excellent year!
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Congratulations to our Teachers and Employees of the Year!


Food Service Staff: Pat Mull


Custodial Staff: Demaris Mercado


Support Staff: Brenda Harris


Instructional Support Staff: Joy Harrison


Rookie Teacher of the Year: Jennifer Slattery


Teacher of the Year: Jessica Green

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Literacy Night: Graphic Novels!

On Thursday evening this week, from 6:00-7:30, we will have our Family Literacy Night! We hope you can bring the whole family for pizza, photo booth, the Book Fair, and literacy activities at every grade-level! You don't want to miss this FUN-filled evening for all!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 10th
  • Report Cards go home
  • Firehouse Subs Night


Thursday, April 12th

  • 8:15 PTO Board Meeting
  • Literacy Night 6:00-7:30


Friday, April 13th

  • Animal Ambassadors - If you want your child to attend this super cool, educational assembly, he/she MUST RETURN the permission form. Photos are optional. Please see form for details, sent home before break.


**April 20th Career Day has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize and plan to resume this event next school year.


Thursday, April 26th

  • Art Show @ 5:00 - Come by to view your child's artwork!
  • 5th Grade PTO Performance @ 6:00


Friday, April 27th

  • Spirit Day: Students may pay $1 to wear a hat. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
  • Kona Ice

Testing Season is Approaching!

Spring MAP Testing for Kindergarten - 2nd grade students in Math and Reading will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1st and 2nd.


State Testing for 3rd - 5th grade students will take place as follows:

Tuesday, May 15th - SC Ready ELA 1

Wednesday, May 16th - SC Ready ELA 2

Thursday, May 17th - SC Ready Math


Tuesday, May 22nd - SC PASS: Science (4th grade only)

Tuesday, May 22nd - SC PASS: Social Studies (5th grade only)

Kindergarten Orientation Day

Our Kindergarten Team is planning an Orientation Day for rising kindergarten students and their parents on Friday, May 4th at 9:00 am. If you or someone you know has registered their child for next year, please spread the word! This will be a great time for students to experience a kindergarten classroom environment and for parents to learn more about our wonderful school!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7 - 11!

End of Year Awards Days

Kindergarten Awards Day

Friday, June 1 at 8:30 am in Auditorium


5th Grade Awards Day

Friday, June 1 at 10:00 am in Auditorium


3rd Grade Awards Day

Monday, June 4th - Held in Each Teacher's Classroom

8:30 Mr. Coughenour and Ms. Talmage

9:00 Ms. Hayes and Mrs. Lazarus


4th Grade Awards Day

Monday, June 4th - Held in Each Teacher's Classroom

**Times TBD


1st Grade Awards Day

Tuesday, June 5th - Held in Each Teacher's Classroom

8:30 Ms. Slattery

9:00 Mrs. Blake

9:30 Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Silknetter


2nd Grade Awards Day

Tuesday, June 5th - Held in Each Teacher's Classroom

10:30 Mrs. Finley

10:30 Ms. Edwards and Mrs. McDavid

10:30 Mrs. M. Brown


4K Awards Day

Wednesday, June 6th

9:00 Mrs. Farmer

9:00 Mrs. V. Brown

9:00 Mrs. Woodson


11:00 Early Dismissal Days for Students

Wednesday, June 6

Thursday, June 7

Friday, June 8