24-Hour Attendance Line: 425.408.4410.
Save the Date!
Picture day is coming on Friday, December 4th, time and details TBD pending district approval. Details coming soon!
First Quarter Progress Reports
For elementary students, the end of the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year is Friday, November 13. Progress Reports will be sent home to families on Monday, November 23rd. Assessing student progress in the distance learning setting is challenging, and our teachers will do their best to gauge your child’s progress toward grade level standards in core areas so far this year. On the progress report for grades 1-5, teachers will note whether or not a student is performing at standard at this time in Reading and Math with a Y for yes, and an N for no. These reports also contain a section on “Behaviors that Promote Student Learning.” Teachers will note if a student exhibits these traits “Consistently,” “Often,” “Sometimes” or “Rarely.” For Kindergarten students, teachers will note on the progress report whether a child is making satisfactory progress overall or if some areas are still developing.
We are hoping to use email to send home these progress reports, and we want to check to make sure that method will work for each family. We can also send progress reports via US Mail. Please take this short survey to let us know your preference for receiving the progress reports (email or US mail): https://forms.gle/zpQEYWWH2YykVtKW7 Thank you!
Northshore i-Ready Family Night
The “i-Ready: Supporting Student Learning at Home” session is designed to provide Northshore School District families with an understanding of the i-Ready Online Instruction for reading and mathematics. Families will learn how the i-Ready Diagnostic is used to create a personalized pathway of instruction for every student. The i-Ready Team will share ideas for motivating learners, monitoring progress, and supporting children when they need assistance. Finally, tips and resources will be shared to support families in preparing for the next i-Ready Diagnostic assessment.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 2
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Register for Northshore i-Ready Family Night: https://cainc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rx6jQWuZTRuxwunIWiIkfw
Annually the District provides parents/guardians with notification of forms that must be acknowledged, including:
State Attendance Letter
Rights and Responsibilities Handbook
Student Housing Questionnaire
Immunization Record Sharing Form
Typically, these forms are included in welcome back packets, but because of COVID-19 they have been moved online to ParentVUE. We ask that you login to ParentVUE today to view these forms. If you’ve never logged into ParentVUE, you will find instructions on how to do so when you click the link above. Please know that when you next login to ParentVUE, you will be prompted to download, read, and take action for each of the forms listed above. Families are encouraged to review the handbook together in ParentVUE with their students.
Please complete these forms by Tuesday, Nov. 17. Learn more by visiting our District website.
October/November Trait - Self-Advocacy
Self-Advocacy Definition: You are able to tell people about your thoughts and feelings. You are able to ask for what you need and want. You know your rights and you speak up for your rights.
Winter Coat Donation
The Knights of Columbus are generously donating winter coats for students in need. Please contact Nurse Gerry if you are interested in receiving a coat for your child(ren). (firstname.lastname@example.org)
View the East Ridge Calendar: https://eastridge.nsd.org/our-school-clone/calendar
No School Wednesday, November 11th - Veterans Day
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After School Enrichment Classes
Socialize with classmates in after-school enrichment activities: NSD has partnered with 6crickets to curate specialized virtual enrichment classes from quality providers throughout the nation on a variety of topics, including visual and performing arts, STEM, entrepreneurship, and world languages. This is a great opportunity for students to socialize with classmates and have fun learning the topics that they love!
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Photo of the Month!
To help make this year’s yearbook fun and different, we are launching…
PHOTO OF THE MONTH!
Each month for the next few months we will ask you to take a picture or 2 of your child in a certain way, or with something special. We want to encourage EVERYONE to participate in a fun and easy way.
For the month of November, we have 2 photo themes:
Take a picture with your pet and/or favorite stuffed animal.
Take a picture with art you have created. This is a great way to show off your Reflections artwork!
SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS ONLINE TO: https://images.schoolannualonline.com/415494067
If it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username 415494067
Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information'
Click “Upload Chosen Images.” It’s that easy! Submit your photos today!
Thank you - Yearbook Adviser and the 2020/2021 Yearbook Staff
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