Newsletter 10/09/2020


HALLOWEEN: Just a friendly reminder that for Halloween, we will NOT be doing any costumes this year for ALL grades.

NO SCHOOL: On Friday, October 23rd , and Monday, October 26th, there will be no school for the students.

Friday October 23rd 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 26th, 2020.

ABSENCES: Please contact the office if your child is sick or not able to attend school for a short period of time due to Covid 19. Thank you for helping the school.

END OF FIRST QUARTER: The first quarter (40 days) will end on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020. Report cards will be given to parents at the Parent/Teacher Conferences scheduled for Monday, October 26th, 2020, 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.

KQNK 1530 AM 106.7 FM Norton
KRVN 880 AM Lexington, NE
KKAN 1490 AM Phillipsburg
KQMA 92.5 FM Phillipsburg

KSNK NBC Channel 2 and 8
KBSH CBS Channel 7
KAKE CBS Channel 11
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, like a comfy chair with a reading light for bedtime stories, or visit your public library regularly, find and read together the books that were your favorite when you were a kid.

JACKETS/COATS: There are a large number of coats, and or jackets that have been left at school. Right now they are on the railing going up the ramp by the cafeteria. We have encouraged students to look and see if any of these jackets belong to them.

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE: A reminder that conferences will be held on Monday, October 26th. You should have received notice from your teacher on when your conference is scheduled. If not, please contact your teacher or the office for support.