The NSC e-Newsletter
January 13, 2021
In-person Students Scheduled to Return Jan. 19
If parents have any questions regarding the in-person option for students in grades PreK to 5th, please contact the building principal at your child's school.
Share Your Thoughts - Normandy Facilities Survey
The Normandy Schools Collaborative would like you to share your opinion on a few important issues to assist us in our facilities planning.
The survey is being managed by ExcellenceK12, a company that works with school districts on community research. It should take you 3 to 5 minutes to complete.
Please note the survey can only be taken once per device (laptop, tablet, etc.). Your answers are confidential.
Link to the survey:
- Parent: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NormandySchoolsCollaborativeParentSurvey2021
- Community: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NormandySchoolsCollaborativeCommunitySurvey2021
The survey will close Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
During the same time as the online survey, 300 school district residents will be contacted at random to participate in a phone survey.
We really want to hear from you, so please participate in our online survey and let us know what you think!
Families Can Receive District Communications Via Text Message
If you have any questions, please contact the Communications Department.
NSC Grab & Go Meal Program Resumes for 2021
Families can pickup meals from the Normandy Grab & Go program 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday at select sites (see flier at right), now through Friday, January 15.
Don't forget -
- There is no food pickup at Jefferson School. Families are free to pick-up meals at any of the other locations.
- We also have the Friday Food Box giveaway on Friday at Normandy High School, 4 to 6 p.m.
For more information, see the graphic at left or visit the Food Access & Resources page at www.normandysc.org/return2learn
Normandy Parents as Teachers Receives National Recognition as Blue Ribbon Affiliate
The Normandy Schools Collaborative Parents as Teachers (NCS/PAT) program has earned a prestigious endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., (PATNC) as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top-performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC’s international network.
PATNC affiliates are family-focused organizations that have chosen the Parents as Teachers’ home visiting model as one of the services they offer to families with small children.
To read the article, click the link: https://www.normandysc.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=15&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=7324&PageID=1&Comments=true&fbclid=IwAR2SYdjGz_tN_2HfPrvBb6JNjRPV-aFFHX8iC4X5mRPLG9jzWD3Lbeq2wDE
ICYMI - NHS Fine Arts Department Featured in Post-Dispatch Article
The Fine Arts department also shared its holiday concert, A Merry Viking Carol, via YouTube. The link to the concert is here: https://youtu.be/oXoJB6_3kD8
Gray, Barnes Join Normandy Leadership Team
Shonda Gray has joined the Normandy Schools Collaborative as its new Career and College Coordinator.
In her new role, Gray will collaborate with stakeholders in the business and education sectors to develop and lead a comprehensive career readiness program for Normandy students. Gray is also responsible for ensuring that students receive the appropriate guidance to develop and improve necessary post-secondary skills, introducing students to a variety of career options. She will work with these stakeholders to provide opportunities for students to explore their areas of interest by way of internships, apprenticeships, or similar opportunities.
Dr. George Barnes has joined the Normandy Schools Collaborative as its Director of EleMiddle Education.
In this newly created role, Dr. Barnes will serve as the administrator of the EleMiddle (grades 1-8) schools, developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum, and managing budgets to promote the professional development of staff and improve student achievement.
New Hours for Onsite IT Helpdesk
2 p.m. to 6pm - Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8 a.m. to noon - Tuesday and Thursday
Normandy High School - North Hall
6701 Saint Charles Rock Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63133
PLEASE NOTE: The IT Helpdesk will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.