10-18-18 Newsletter



BOOK FAIR:  The Eisenhower Elementary Library will be hosting a book fair October 22nd -24th.  Students will have the opportunity to browse the items the week before, completing a wish list to share at home.  Profits from the book fair will be used to purchase new books for the library.  Purchases can be made during Parent/Teacher conferences, all day October 23rd, or till noon on October 24th.  You can go on-line to view the book fair at:


HALLOWEEN: Just a friendly reminder that for Halloween only Kindergarten students dress in costumes.

NO SCHOOL: On Friday, October 19th, and Monday, October 22nd, there will be no school for the students.  Friday will be the end of the first nine weeks of school. Teachers will use this time to prepare their grades and also to get ready for Parent/Teacher conferences scheduled for Monday, October 22, 2018.

END OF FIRST QUARTER: The first quarter (40 days) will end on Thursday, October 18th, 2018. Report cards will be given to parents at the Parent/Teacher Conferences scheduled for Monday, October 22nd, 2018, for Early Childhood through sixth grade.

EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSING: In the event there is a need to start school late or close schools due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the announcements will be made on the radio and television stations listed below. KQNK Radio of Norton (1530 AM or 106.7 FM) is the primary broadcast outlet for the Norton schools. If inclement weather develops during the school day, parents should attempt to listen to one of the designated radio or television stations below. In the event there is an early dismissal, students will be allowed to call their parents if instructions are needed. If school is not called off, but parents believe the weather to be too hazardous to send their child to school they are to follow the normal procedure for reporting absences.


RADIO STATIONS:                                                                       TELEVISION STATIONS:

KQNK 1530 AM 106.7 FM Norton                                      KSNK NBC Channel 2 and 8

KRVN 880 AM Lexington, NE                                             KBSH CBS Channel 7

KKAN 1490 AM Phillipsburg                                               KAKE CBS Channel 11

KQMA 92.5 FM Phillipsburg                                                NTV ABC Channel 10 and 13


TITLE READING/MATH: Math—Help your child find some appropriate number and problem solving games to play online, or play card or board games that involve counting or patterns. Reading—Set aside a time and place for reading,