North Star Elementary PTA
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE  19707
(302) 234-7200
Calendar
August
8/26/19 - First Day for 1-5th grades
8/26-8/29/19 - Split Week for Kindergarten students (information will be mailed from the school in August
8/30/19 - No School
September
9/2/19 - No School (Labor Day)
9/26/19 - Open House (more information to come)
9/30/19 - No School (Rosh Hashanah)

District Links

Red Clay Website
Home page

Red Clay School District 2018– 2019 School Year Calendar

Red Clay is on Facebook
School Closing Information
http://schoolclosings.delaware.gov/
What's For Lunch Today?
Click here for the lunch menu


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. Other levels are $25 and $50. Help us achieve 100% participation! Complete this form to join or pay and join online.
Make an online donation to the PTA.  

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.
Announcements

Parent/Student School Handbook
Parent/Student Handbook

Bear Care
Forms for Bear Care - Before and after care.

Contact: Morgan Barnes
NSPTA Weekly e-News
If you are not receiving weekly emails from the PTA with the latest news, please take a few minutes to add yourself to our distribution list.
Questions, comments or postings for our website and/or weekly enews should be directed to the PTA general mailbox: nsptaboard@gmail.com.

HAPPY SUMMER!
We will update our website as we get information for the 2019/2020 school year.

School Supplies for 2019/2020 - TIME IS RUNNING OUT!  ORDER BY 6/30/19
It is time to begin thinking about next school year.  We have partnered with 1st Day School Supplies for third year and we are excited to offer a shopping free fall.  It is easy, just chose the kit for your son/daughters grade for next year and pay.  You will save money, time, and your child will have name brand items that match his/her classmates.  You can even purchase water bottles, book bags, and lunch boxes.  North Star teachers love these kits!  For any questions, contact Kristen Dassel.  Orders MUST be received by JUNE 30, 2019 to ensure delivery for Meet the Teacher Day in August.  ORDER TODAY and have a worry free summer!

Box Tops
Save your Box Tops over the summer!
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 www.boxtops4education.com. 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.

Join the PTA!
Please consider joining the PTA. 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 to the many activities, assemblies, etc that are provided for the kids of North Star by the PTA. Complete the membership form or you can pay online on the North Star PTA Cheddar Up page.  Information for the 2019/2020 membership year will be coming soon!
Joining doesn't mean you have to volunteer. It helps the kids, but if you would like to volunteer, there will be many opportunities throughout the year. Please contact Kristen Dassel

AMAZON SMILE
Keep shopping for all your summer needs and support the PTA at the same time! Please support the PTA while shopping on Amazon by using Amazon Smile. Shopping through Amazon Smile is the same as shopping via Amazon but with the added bonus 0.5% of the purchase price being donated to the PTA.
Also please don't forget to send into school your Box Tops and Zingos receipts too.

EARLY DISMISSAL/ABSENCE NOTES
Please help our office staff keep track of early dismissals and absences by using this handy form letter to communicate 
with them

Reflections Winners

Community Happenings