North Star Elementary PTA
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE  19707
(302) 234-7200

12/7 Winter Concert 6:30pm
12/15 Spirit Day
12/19 Ugly Sweater Day
12/22-1/2 Winter Break 

1/3 School re-opens
1/11 PTA meeting (In person and zoom)
1/15 School closed
1/25 Stuff A Polaris 6:30-7:30pm
1/26 Teacher In-service Day (school closed) 

District Links

Red Clay Website
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Red Clay School District 2023-2024 School Year Calendar

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School Closing Information
What's For Lunch Today?
Click here for the lunch menu

​             Staff Appreciation

Need ideas for our wonderful staff here at North Star? Check our "Staff Favorite Things."

 Thank you to everyone who donated to help us provide breakfast snacks for the November staff meeting. 

If you would like to donate to our December staff meeting breakfast, click HERE.

Our Vision
North Star Elementary School is a family of learners dedicated to nurturing the mind, body and spirit of each child by encouraging intellectual growth, developing character, and instilling a love of learning.

Our Mission
At North Star we are committed to creating a caring, nurturing environment, where all children achieve to their fullest potential, as they are actively engaged in exemplary instruction tailored to individual needs.

Parent/Student School Handbook
Parent/Student Handbook

Bear Care
 For Information about Before and After Care Contact: Tom Shinn
NSPTA Newsletters
Stay tuned for our Newsletters that will be sent through MemberHub!

Questions, comments or postings for our website and/or newsletters should be directed to the PTA general mailbox:

Ugly Sweater Day  12/19
Feel free to wear an ugly sweater to school today.

Join the PTA for the 2023-2024 school year
Please consider joining the PTA​! 

Join by returning this form to the main office or join online through MemberHub.​ Single memberships are $10 and Two parent/guardian memberships are $15. Additional Two-member membership levels are $25 and $50. 
By joining the PTA, some of your money goes toward the many activities, assemblies, etc. that are provided for the kids of North Star by the PTA. 
*As a reminder you need to re-join each year.*

Joining doesn't mean you have to volunteer. It helps the kids, but if you would like to volunteer, there will be many opportunities to help throughout the year. Please contact if you are interested in volunteering, or Click HERE to print out a PTA volunteer form and send it into school.

Join the PTA by 1/31 for a chance to win a Free Yearbook!
For every 100 members, we will raffle off 1 free yearbook. We are at 400 members right now! CLICK HERE to join.

*Winners will be announced in February.*  

Restaurant Nights
Check back soon for another restaurant night.

Spirit Wear 

Purchase spirit wear year-round through1st Day School Supplies, our school supply company.  They have designed some shirts for North Star.  Their spirit wear part of their business is called 1st Day Spirit Wear.  If you choose to order through this website, everything is done through their website and questions about orders placed should go to them.  For any other questions, contact Jen Stephenson today. 

PTA Meetings
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Nov. PTA meeting! Our next meeting is on 1/11 and will be in person and Zoom. Please email one week prior for Zoom information.
Meeting Dates for the year:
9/14 (in-person and Zoom)
10/12 (in-person and Zoom)
11/9 (virtual only)
1/11 (in-person and Zoom) 
2/8 (virtual only)
3/14 (virtual only)
4/11 (in-person and Zoom)
5/13 (in-person and Zoom) 

Yearbook Information
Help us make our yearbook great this year!
Please send us your pictures of events and activities throughout the year ​to

​Box Tops
Did you know Box tops has an app! You register for free on the website, download the app, buy products, scan your receipt and our school earns money. It’s very simple! For more information check out the Box Tops website at Two local grocery stores have a program for box tops. Acme's program is called Growing Local Learning and Shop Rite's program is called Shop Rite for my School.

   Help our office staff keep track of early dismissals and absences by using this handy form letter to communicate 
  with them

News from the School 

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