North Star Elementary PTA
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
April 14 to 21 - No school (Spring break)
May 2 - Staff Appreciation lunch
May 5 - Spirit Day
May 5 - Cafeteria staff appreciation coffee
May 9 - Lip Sync for KN & 1, 5:30pm
May 16 - Lip Sync for 2 & 3, 5:30pm
May 17 - Spring chorus concert
May 22 - PTA board meeting, 7:00pm
May 23 - Lip Sync for 4 & 5 5:30pm
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School Closing Information
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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 or pay and join online.
Make an online donation to the PTA.
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.
Parent/Student School Handbook
North Star Homework Policy
The letter regarding the current homework policy from school is on their website.
Food Allergy Information
For information on Food Allergies and School Meals Program please click here.
Lunchtime visits start Monday September 26th and end Friday May 12th. There are no parent lunches on delayed opening of the school as schedule is changed.
SMARTER BALANCE ASSESSMENT INFORMATION
Box Tops, Zingos receipts, and Amazon Smile.
Proceeds from all of these help fund school and PTA programs. For further details click here.
If every student brought in 3 Box Tops a month during the school year we would raise nearly $2,000!
2016-2017 Bear Care Registration Forms
Details and enrollment forms for Bear Care for the 2016-2017 school year are available here. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Bear Care at (302) 463-6188. Questions, comments or postings for our website and/or weekly enews should be directed to the PTA general mailbox: email@example.com.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
School Supplies for 2017-2018
North Star staff and PTA would like to take away the stress of school supply shopping by offering a unique way to shop for supplies. By clicking on the link for North Star
you can purchase your child’s back to school supplies online. If your child needs a backpack, lunch box, or water bottle, 1st Day School Supplies also offers a wide selection. Everything will ship with your child’s kit and allow you to check off even more from that long back to school shopping list without leaving the comfort of your home! Start your shopping and save lots of time at the end of the summer! All orders will be available to pick up on your way to meet your child's teacher at Meet the Teacher Day in August. Any questions, email Kristen Dassel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't delay! All orders must be placed by June 30, 2017 for delivery or Meet the Teacher Day.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION EVENTS
North Star is hosting two Kindergarten registration events on April 26th and May 11th, both dates from 4:00-6:30pm.
We are looking for current North Star parents to volunteer to help out. If you are able to help please sign up.
Also please spread the word to families in the North Star catchment who have rising Kindergarten students.
TEACHER APPPRECIATION DAY STAFF LUNCHEON
TUESDAY MAY 2ND
The PTA is hosting a staff luncheon on May 2nd to celebrate North Star staff on Teacher Appreciation Day. To make the event a success we need parents help with donations, for further details on how to help, visit the sign up sheet.
OUTDOOR CLASSROOM MEADOW CLEAN UP AND CONSTRUCTION - MAY 2ND
The outdoor classroom meadow needs a spring clean up, and there is also some light construction to do. Sign up here.
HELP THE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM GROW
The outdoor classroom is a wonderful space for all students to enjoy, and to maximize the learning opportunities supplies are needed. Classroom supplies will be kept in a wagon and general supplies will be stored in the outdoor classroom shed.
If possible please sign up for an item (or two) and then send into school marked for "outdoor classroom".
Thank you for your support.
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.
ONILINE MEMBERSHIP, PAYMENTS AND DONATIONS
We have a new system for taking online payments, for more details click here.
EARLY DISMISSAL/ABSENCE NOTES