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

3/10/2023 Staff Inservice (no school)
3/14/2023 Pi Day
3/21/2023 Rock your Socks Day (Down Syndrome Awareness Day)
3/21/23 S'more Stories 6:30-7:30 pm
3/28/2023 PTA Meeting In person and Zoom 7pm
3/31/2023 Staff Inservice (no school)

4/7/23-4/14/23 Spring Break
4/17/23-4/21/23 Book Fair
4/26/23 Kindergarten Registration 
4/27/23 &4/28/23 School Musical

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​             Staff Appreciation

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

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:

S'More Stories Event
March 21st from 6:30-7:30pm
Join us for a special story time with books being read by our own 5th graders! If you would like to sign up your 5th grader to be a reader, please sign up here. We will also be having a free book exchange. We ask that you bring 1 or 2 gently used elementary school age books to swap. We ask that you please RSVP on our Signup Genuis for this event. For questions, please reach out to Lauren Monaco or the For more information check out our S'more Stories Flyer.

Basket Raffle/Silent Auction Donations
It's time to start creating our raffle baskets for our carnival!
Help us create some fun baskets to raffle off. Our Silent Auction will be online again this year, Date TBD. All items will be previewed at the carnival. Donations can be made online through MemberHub or a paper form sent into school.  Donation deadline extended to March 21st.
The class from each grade with the highest donations will get 10 free tickets for the basket raffle. 
We will be looking for basket shoppers to help create our raffle baskets, if you would like to sign up to shop for a basket see our signup genius coming soon.  

North Star's Multicultural Carnival
May 5th from 5-7pm
Join us for a fun family event! We will be having our carnival with food, face painting, games and multicultural activities, basket raffle and silent auction preview and more! More information to follow.

School Supply Kits
School kits are now available for purchase from 1st Day School Supplies for the 2023 school year! Click here to order your kit today. Remember to order the kit for the grade your child will be entering next year. All orders are done through their website. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Stephenson.

Join the PTA for the 2022-2023 school year!
Please consider joining the PTA​
Thank you to everyone who has joined the PTA this year!

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 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. 

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 Jen Stephenson if you are interested in volunteering. 

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. 
​Check out the Spring Sale (25% 0ff sitewide) going on right now until March 27th! Click Here

PTA Meetings

 Our next PTA meeting will be March 28th, 2022, at 7pm in-person, (in the library), and on Zoom. For Zoom information please email a week prior to the meeting for Zoom information.  Agenda for the meeting Review budget, upcoming events, Principal's Report. 

Yearbook Information
Help us make our yearbook great this year!
Please send us your pictures of events and activities throughout the year ​to
Yearbooks with be distributed on the last day of school, June 9th.

​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
PARENTS! Connect to North Star Elementary using Artsonia to receive important updates on your child's art classroom activity. Click here and add the parent code R6Z2SWZF  

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