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District Announcements
Entrovirus D68 prevention

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for important information on keeping your child from getting and spreading the Entrovirus D68.


 
Grades 2-4 Auditions
 

Attention Singers and Dancers
Auditions for Oklahoma
When: Tuesday, September 16th
Where: Leominster High School Room E310
(Auditorium Entrance) 5:30-7:00pm
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Northwest Announcements
Open House & PTO Newsletter
Northwest PTO Newsletter and Open House Letters are now available for download.
 Welcome Newsletter 2014

 Open House Letter
Welcome Message
Welcome to all of the Northwest families! We are off to a great start to the school year. We are very excited to see our returning students and pleased to meet our new ones.
 
Here are some important dates and information:
 
  • School hours are from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Students can only be dropped off after 8:00 AM. If you need child care before 8:00 AM, the district offers a fee-for-service program called Creative Choices. They can be reached at 978-534-7700 ext. 313.
  • Northwest does not release a required supply list for students. Necessary supplies are provided by our school and our wonderful Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO)!
  • Open House is on Thursday September 11th. There will be two identical presentations at 6:40 and at 7:30 p.m. Parents should choose the one that is better for their family.
  • Northwest PTO will hold our first meeting on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • If you do not receive emails from Northwest School, please call the office to update your email address in our student information system. You could also email us at steven.mammone@leominster.mec.edu with the request.
2014-2015 Northwest Calendar of Events
2014-2015 Activity Calendar:
September 12-23 – PTO sponsored Magazine Drive
September 16 – PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafe
September 17 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
September 25 – Progress reports term 1
September 26 – Professional Development Day
September 26 - Wonderworks (Intervention) training for Title I, Special Education and ESL teachers – Full Day
September 29 – Peter and the Wolf Grade 3 show: 9:30 am @ Mechanics Hall
October 1 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
October 6-20 – PTO sponsored fall fundraiser – Jeannine’s
October 10 – Professional Development Day
October 13 – No School – Columbus Day
October 15 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
October 21 – Grade 4 field trip to Boston Museum of Science (pending grant funding)
October 16 – Lifetouch fall Pictures
October 21 - PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafe
November 3 – Marks close term 1
November 4 - Professional Development Day
November 5 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
November 6 – Northwest School Pasta Supper
November 10 – Report cards term 1
November 11 – No School – Veteran’s Day
November 18  – PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafe
November 19 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
November 21 – Power of One Bullying Program – 3-5 @ 9:00, K-2 @ 10:05
November 24 – Early Release ½ Day 11:45 Dismissal
November 24 – Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:30-8:30 p.m.
November 25 – Early Release ½ Day 11:45 Dismissal
November 25 – Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:00-5:00 p.m.
November 26-28 – No School – Thanksgiving Recess
December 3 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
December 10 – Progress reports term 2
December 10 – PTO sponsored Jingle Bell Fair
December 17 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
December 24 – January 2 – No School – Winter Recess
January 5 – January 12 – DIBELS mid-year assessment window
January 5 – February 5 – MAP Mid-year assessment window (details to follow)
January 7 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
January 13 – PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafe
January 16 – ½ Day Professional Development Day – Early Dismissal @ 11:45
January 19 – No School – MLK Jr. Day
January 21 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
January 23- Marks close term 2
January 30 – Report cards term 2
February 4 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
February 6 – Father / Daughter Dance
February 11 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
February 16-20 – No School President’s Week Recess
March 3 – Progress reports term 3
March 4 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
March 10 – PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafι
March TBD – PTO Sponsored Mother / Son event
March 13 – ½ Day Professional Development Day – Early Dismissal @ 11:45
March 16-April 10 – PARCC Performance-based Assessment (PBA) for grades doing Computer-based Testing (actual dates and grades TBD)
March 23-April 3 – PARCC Performance-based Assessment (PBA) for grades doing Paper-based Testing (actual dates and grades TBD)
March 18 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
April 1 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
April 3 – No School – Good Friday
April 6 – Marks close term 3
April 10-16 – PTO Sponsored Book Fair (tentative)
April 13 – Report cards term 3
April 14 – Northwest Bulldog Bingo and Book Fair
April 15 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
April 20-24 – No School – Spring Recess
May 4-8 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4-29 – PARCC End-of-Year Assessment (EOY) for schools doing Computer-based Testing (TBD)
May 6 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
May 11-22 – PARCC End-of-Year Assessment (EOY) for schools doing Paper-based Testing (TBD)
May TBD – PTO sponsored Calendar Raffle
May 11 – June 16 – MAP assessment window K-2
May 11 – June 1 – MAP assessment window 3-5
May 12 – PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafe
May 14 – Progress reports term 4
May 20 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers
May 25 – No School – Memorial Day
June 3 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
June 6 – LHS Graduation
June 8 – Grade 4 Nashua River Canoe Trip – Flaherty/Hudak
June 9 - Grade 4 Nashua River Canoe Trip – Munday/Santucci
June 9 - Grade 4 Nashua River Canoe Trip – Yoder
June 10 – Curriculum Meeting for teachers (60 minutes)
June 12 - Grade 4 Nashua River Canoe Trip – Raindate
June TBD – DIBELS End of Year assessment
June TBD – Marks close term 4
June TBD – Field Day grades K-2
June TBD – Field Day grades 3-5
June TBD – Report cards term 4 (distributed last day of school)
June 16 – Last Day for Students and Teachers (this day may change if snow days are used)

 

 
Virtual Backpack


Are you tired of sorting through your child's backpack looking for notices that have been sent home?  Here you will find such information as notices of upcoming events, forms, permission slips, newsletters, etc.  We hope this new "Backpack" will help to keep open lines of communication between home and school.


To visit the virtual backpack, please click on the link on the side navigation to the left.

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