North Hillsborough School Parent Group


 
Dear North School Parents:
 Welcome to the North Parent Group (NPG) home page.  The NPG's mission is to support North School students, North School staff and provide community building activities for North Families. The NPG is part of the Associated Parents' Group (APG) of Hillsborough. 
The North Parent Group wants you to feel well informed and connected to our wonderful community. Below and in the navigation bar to the left are some of the ways for you to enjoy that experience. If you ever have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to our 2018-2019 NPG President, Susan Pfendtskpfendt@gmail.com

IMPORTANT DATES:  Click here to see next year's events and other important dates, and for calendar links for Google Calendar, Outlook, etc.  Whether you’re on a committee or enthusiastically attending our events – everyone has an important role to play at North.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Monday, June 11th:    
Meet our new principal, Heidi Felt at the Traffic Circle, 8:10am-8:30am and 2:45pm-3:15pm. Ms. Felt will be greeting students and would love to say hi to you!

Tuesday, June 12th:   
Yearbooks will be distributed by classroom teachers. Students can bring their yearbooks back all week for signing. Thanks to Yearbook Co-Chairs: Kim Keyak and Amy Wang and their entire committee for the beautiful archive of North memories. If you feel moved by their efforts, send them a note of appreciation!

Thursday, June 14th:  
NO EARLY DISMISSAL. This is a "regular schedule" day.
Field Day- look for an email from your teacher with more details and your grade level color to wear on Thursday. Note- activities will be taking place on the North Field in the afternoon, so a full water bottle and sunscreen are a must.  A baseball cap would be a good idea too.

Friday, June 15th:   
Last day of school! 8:30am start and 10:30am Dismissal. (no lunch!)
Note- parking for pickup is CRAZY! Leave plenty of time.
5th Grade Promotion begins at 8:30am on Friday, in the North MPR. Please leave lots of time for finding a parking spot. The ceremony ends around 10am with plenty of time for hugs, photo ops and refreshments.

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

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THE NORTH ART SHOW WAS A HUGE SUCESS!  
Thank you to our Art in Action co-chairs and miracle-workers, Shawna Droese, Sheila Druskin and Tina McCutcheon. Together they organized more than 100 Art in Action lessons in our classrooms this year! Students had the opportunity to get creative while sketching, painting, drawing, working with clay, wire and paper mache. Thanks to all of the parent Docents and Assistants that made these lessons come to life.  At the unbelievable Art Show, those creative and artistic pieces were displayed in a setting you had to see to believe! A bakery, a magic shop, and a black light glow gallery were just a few ways student art was displayed for all to view and enjoy.





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STEAM FAIR WAS AMAZING!  
Thank you to the STEAM Leadership Team for planning and producing an EPIC night of innovation! Over 180 students participated and our community came together to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design and Math!

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HCSD Approves Calendar for 2018-19

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

The Board approved the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar as presented.  The first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year will be August 27, 2018.  The calendar has a new format; to view the whole calendar please click here.

First day of school: Monday, August 27, 2019

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THANK YOU FOR PAYING YOUR DUES! http://hcsdnpg.corecommerce.com  
North Parent Group (NPG) Dues -   At North, we depend entirely on your NPG Dues to fund many enriching programs and events like our STEAM Fair, Movie Night, school assemblies, Heritage Day, Service Learning, staff appreciation, and Art in Action to name a few. Your NPG Dues also cover student school supplies, teacher gifts, your school directory AND your child's yearbook.  Dues are paid online by clicking here.  We need to be at 100% participation! Concerns?  Contact Erin Lager: northvpfinance@gmail.com  
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GET INVOLVED:
Volunteering at North -  Volunteers are integral to our efforts.  Volunteering gives us the chance to build community and foster new friendships.  We are looking for dedicated committee members and rockstar committee chairs to step up and help out!  Please don't hesitate to JUMP IN and participate- your kids will be impressed and we will be so grateful! It's never too late to sign up. We could use a few more pairs of hands to help on Staff Appreciation Luncheon Committee. Please email Melodie Rubin if  interested in  helping with this fun event on May 3rd. melodie@houseofruby.com
For the link to the committee sign-ups click here  

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WELCOME NEW FAMILIES!
New Families to North School Grades K-5 - We hope you are feeling like you have become part of our great community. If you ever feel like you could use some additional outreach from our parent group, or have a question or concern, you can always reach out to our New Parent Ambassadors: Melodie Rubin and Rochelle Kushner at NorthNewParents@gmail.com