North Star Elementary School
Red Clay Consolidated School District
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
9/11 Back to School Night
9/15 PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
9/25 No School
9/26 Spirit Fest
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Join the North Star PTA!
The North Star PTA supports our school by providing funds for instructional materials, school improvement projects, family activities and various educational programs. Members are required to re-enroll each year in order to stay active in the PTA. Membership is $10 for one adult and $15 for two adults. Help us achieve 100% participation! Complete this form to join.
Use this link to make a credit card or Paypal payment. Please be sure to designate the PTA activity or function (such as Staff Appreciation) so we can apply your gift appropriately. Thank You!
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.
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.
Back to School Night - Thursday, Sept. 11
Join us for an adult-only orientation into this year's curriculum.
Grades K-2: 6:00-7:00pm
Grades 3-5: 7:30-8:30pm
Join us on Monday September 15 at 7:00 PM to learn more about the PTA's plans for the year, participate in parent volunteer training, and vote for the PTA's annual budget. To vote at a PTA meeting, you need to be an active member. Complete this form and send it in with your child addressed "NSPTA".
SPIRIT FEST SEPTEMBER 26
Students, teachers and parents wear their North Star green and blue, with lots of creative face and hair painting for this day. It is also the PTA’s first big fundraising event of the year. In addition to funding many academic programs and family activities, the PTA is trying to raise money to improve technology at North Star. We hope to purchase laptops, iPads, or iPad minis for
North Star's Let Me Run
Registration for North Star's Let Me Run program is now open! All 4th and 5th grade boys are eligible to participate in this program. The Fall 2014 program will begin in early October and end in early December and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:50 - 5:00 pm. The program fee is $100 per boy through 9/23/2014 ($115 after 9/23/14) plus the registration fee for the (5K) end of the season run. The program fee covers the program, training coaches, and supporting new sites throughout the season. Please go here to register.
Fall Launch Program
The registration deadline for Launch was September 9.
Showing your school spirit is a great way to encourage teamwork and comradery. You can purchase spirit accessories with this form. While it's too late to order other Spirit Wear in time for Spirit Fest, check back soon for a link to our year-round, online store. Please send into school in an envelope marked "North Star Spirit Wear". Checks can be made payable to NSPTA. Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shoes 2 Share
Donate unused shoes today, the shoe bin is located in the front lobby. Click here to find out more about Shoes 2 Share.
Early Dismissal/Absence Notes
Credit Card Donations to PTA
In order to reduce overhead costs, the PTA is switching to using Network for Good exclusively for credit card gifts. Set up your account here, and you can make gifts to the PTA online all year long. Questions, comments or postings for our website and/or weekly enews should be directed to the PTA general mailbox: email@example.com.