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

Quick Calendar
August
August  24 - Meet the Teacher, New family orientation 2:30-3:30; Last names A-L 4:00-4:45; and Last Names M-Z 5:15-6:00.

August 28 - First day of school

August 28 to 31 - Kindergarten split week

September
September 1 - School closed 

September 4 - School closed (Labor Day)

September 13 - Back to School Night (Parents only)

September 14 - Picture Day

September 18 - PTA Meeting, 7PM

September 21 - School closed (Rosh Hashanah)

September 29 - Spirit Day

District Links

Red Clay Website
Home page

Red Clay School District 2017 – 2018 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. 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

2017/18 supply list
The list of student school supplies by grade has been provided by the school.

Parent/Student School Handbook
Parent/Student Handbook

Bear Care
Forms for Bear Care - Before and after care.
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.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS​

HOMEROOM ASSIGNMENTS
Lists will be posted on the school doors at approximately 3pm on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The PTA will be selling spirit wear and memberships (cash and checks accepted).If you can't make it to school, lists will be posted on the PTA website at approximately 3:15pm on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

MEET YOUR TEACHER EVENT
August 24, 2017
New family orientation from 2:30-3:30
Last names A-L from 4-4:45
Last names M-Z from 5:15-6
The PTA will be selling spirit wear and memberships (cash and checks accepted).

JOIN THE PTA FOR 2017/18
Please consider joining the PTA. Single memberships are $10 and two parent/guardian memberships are $15. 
By joining the PTA, you are supporting the many activities, assemblies, and more that are provided for the students and staff of North Star by the PTA. 
You can join by printing and completing the membership form and return to school with payment or bring to one of the events mentioned above, or join online.

AMAZON SMILE
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