Norton Creek Elementary
Thursday Tidbits - September 23, 2020
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
- 9/23/21-Norton Creek Open House For Parents(5:00-6:20pm)
- 9/24/21- Eagles Eat Out/Colonial Cafe from 4pm-8pm
- 9/27/21- Rescheduled School Board Meeting @7pm(Haines Center)
- 9/29/21- Early Release Day(dismissal at 2:10pm)
- 10/4/21- Picture Retake Day
Support Mr. White for the Kick-A-Thon!
Mr. White will be participating in the event on October 8th at the St. Charles East varsity football game. Your student can bring in any donation to donate to the cause. Donations are being accepted now. Students will be signing the Kick-A- Thon banner which will be seen at the football game on October 8th.
Every year, CUSD 303 students and community members come together to raise money for this important event. The Kick-A-Thon is a joint effort by St. Charles North and East High Schools to raise money to help fight cancer. To date, over $1M has been raised!!! If you are interested in donating, please use this link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stcharles-kickathon?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer
Parent Teacher Conferences
Band - Noteworthy News!
All 5th-grade band members will begin morning rehearsals next week! Please drop off students at the main entrance between 7:05-7:10 so that we can begin to play at 7:15AM. All band students will need to bring instruments and their method book. I look forward to seeing the band together as a large ensemble!
Band spirit wear is available for purchase at www.celticcustom.com. Sales end on Friday, September 24, so don't delay!
SCHOOL DAILY SCHEDULES
Kindergarten thru 5th Grades-
Our school office is open from 7:30am until 4:00pm on school days.
Attendance For Students
Please call the school attendance line if your student will be absent/tardy/leaving early from school at 331-228-2700. Please spell your students first and last name or their student ID number when you leave a message. If you are emailing the teacher please also email
firstname.lastname@example.org indicate students first and last name.
When picking up your child early from school please come to the main office with your picture ID. Students will only be released to individuals that are listed under the contact information on the students account.
Early Release Wednesdays
The following dates below are early release Wednesdays. Please plan accordingly for your children.
Students will be released at 2:10pm on the followings dates this year-
- September 29th
- October 27th
- December 1st
- January 26th
- February 23
- March 23
- April 27
Dismissal Changes/Bus Changes
Picture Retake Day
Big Hearts Holiday Gift Program Enrollment
5th Grade: 10:50-11:10
1st Grade: 12:05-12:25
3rd Grade: 12:30-12:50
4th Grade: 12:55-1:15
If your student forgets their lunch please email the classroom teacher and drop off at the main office. Please label with the students full name.
Lunch Ordering Information
If your child orders a lunch it comes with a milk choice only. If your child orders breakfast in the morning it will be sent home that day for them to eat at home the next morning. Breakfast does not occur at school. Please call the office at 331-228-2700 with any questions.
Information From The Nurse Below regarding COVID Guidelines
PTO'S E-NEWS THIS WEEK!
Thank you for all that came to our PTO meeting on Tuesday, September 14th @ 7 PM. Sorry, we missed you if you couldn't attend but you can read the minutes here: PTO Minutes (Sept. 2021) to stay in the loop. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting, October 12, 2021, @ 7 PM.
LOOP THE LAKE
Loop the Lake on Friday, October 1st from 4:45-6:30 PM.
Register Here: https://nortoncreekpto.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/162724
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Sign-up on MTK
Check-in starts at 4:45 and people can start laps at 5 PM. Strollers are welcome, but no other scooters or bikes (we want to keep everyone safe). Also, please bring a canned good to reach our goal of 500 cans for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. If we reach our goal, an extra recess pass can be cashed in by classroom teachers. $20 of an optional registration fee per household to participate (registration on MTK opens next week). Show your school spirit with a "Wave of Color" shirt from home on race day: K-red, 1st-orange, 2nd-yellow, 3rd-green, 4th-blue, and 5th-violet/purple!
Norton Creek spirit wear sale starts Monday, Sept. 20th.
Deadline to order: Oct 3rd - Late orders not accepted
See flyer attached
EAGLES EAT OUT
Colonial Cafe (dine-in or take-out)
Friday, 9/24 @ 4-8PM
See Flyer Attached
BAND / ORCHESTRA
A reminder that the early morning band and orchestra start next week.
Don't forget to register on our Norton Creek website (MTK). MTK allows you to sign-up for our fun events, get the school directory, and volunteer.
A meeting of the minds will be scheduled soon. Want to help? Want to get involved? Reach out to your PTO board members: