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Aug 24, 2018

-K-6 Picture Day & 7th-9th make-up, Wednesday, August 29
-NDPA Don Quixote Fun Run, September 10 - Deadline to get a shirt, Monday, August 27
-Time to order yearbooks
-LEO Night @ Chipotle, September 4
-Dollar Dress Days
-Science Olympiad Coaches Wanted
-Help Wanted at NDPA
-Easy ways to be "Part Of Every Thing" at NDPA
-Loads of Volunteer Opportunities! Lion Pride week, FUNdraising Auction (at home), Fun Run
-Upcoming Events & Quick Links

K-6 PICTURE DAY & 7TH-9TH MAKE-UP - Wednesday, August 29, we will begin at 8:30 and go until we've got everybody. You can pre-order packages at, use school code: 28530YF. 7th-9th GRADERS: If you missed registration day pictures, make sure you come ready to have your photos taken on August 29!

NDPA DON QUIXOTE FUN RUN - NDPA's 8th Annual Fun Run is less than a month away! Buy your tickets by Monday, August 27 if you want a shirt!

-DATE: Monday, September 10th, Check-in: 5:00-5:30 PM
-PARKING: On Hill Field Road, NDPA Elementary building, or you may park at Ellison Park or Ellison Elementary
-RACES: There will be a 5K race course and 1 mile race course
-COST: $12 per runner. 4 or more runners use code "quixote" for a discount!

- Elementary code 20030
- Jr. High code 16104

LEO NIGHT @ CHIPOTLE - NDPA’s next LEO Night will be on September 4 at Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1035 W. Antelope Dr., Layton. Make sure you tell them you are with NDPA. Bring your family, friends and neighbors between 4:00-8:00 PM for some delicious food! YUMMM!

DOLLAR DRESS DAYS – Our first Dollar Dress day is coming up on Friday, September 7. Click one of the links below to donate for your student’s entire year of Dollar Dress days (only $9) in advance!

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD COACHES WANTED - Science Olympiad needs event coaches! Help us get to 4th in the state this year!! It’s a fun way to get volunteer hours and a great way to be part of something amazing, with some amazing kids! You don’t need to be an expert in Math or Science to coach! That’s why I am hosting a coach’s clinic. All interested in coaching an event for Science Olympiad must attend the coaches clinic. Coaching will require on average 1 hour a week starting November 1, 2018, and may require more time weekly prior to competitions. More information will be given on the benefits of coaching at that time.

For more information on this year’s events please visit:
If you do plan on attending the clinic please RSVP to Ms. Adams at:
*Please remember to bring a photo I.D. for our Raptor check in system.

Substitute Teachers - Closing Date: Open until filled
Substitute Teachers are put on a call list and must be available to work with short notice.
Substitute Teachers are paid an hourly rate, based on education level.
Minimum qualifications: clear a background check, high school diploma, previous experience working with school-aged children a plus.
Send resume to Lorie Cherone at

Go to this link for more job openings:

- Collect Box Tops-Turn them in at the POET desks.
- Sign-up for the Smith’s Inspiring Donations Program and designate NDPA as your school choice.
- Use Amazon Smile when shopping on-line and designate NDPA as your charity choice.
- Join us for LEO (Lions Eat Out) Nights! Watch for the LEO announcements of various food establishments that donate money to our school when we visit there.
Money collected from these sources help to fund the POET budget. The budget is used to support student activities like Fiesta Grande, Spirit & Pride Weeks, Spain Scholarships, and Field Day.


LION PRIDE WEEK - Hey Parents! I am Mikell Peck, the co-chair of Health and Safety on NDPA's POET board. LION PRIDE week is coming up! This year, the theme for LION PRIDE week is R.O.A.R.- Respect, Ownership, Achievement, Responsibility. It is scheduled to start on Monday, September 10, and will go through Friday, September 14.

We are looking for some volunteers to help with our activities during the elementary school lunches. We will need 3 to 5 volunteers each day from about 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM. There are various activities planned for each day. Some will be indoors and some will be outdoors. Volunteers will help set up, assist students with the pre-planned activity and then help take down and put away any supplies used. This is a great way to get some volunteer hours! Thank you so much for all you do to support our school to make it a great place for our kids! Use the link below to to reserve your volunteer spot!

Sign up for LION PRIDE week!
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

FUNDRAISING AUCTION (at home work) - Need flexible volunteer hours? Come join the Donations Committee for the 2019 FUNdraising Auction (formerly known as the Art Auction). You will be part of the team that is responsible for gathering donations from businesses for the silent auction portion of the FUNdraising Auction. These volunteer hours are easy to get, and the best part is they work around YOUR schedule! No need to feel intimidated by the phone – we have a proven script that makes phone calls easy! We will hold one meeting the first week of September. Please contact Sara LeBaron @ (801) 888-1964 or with any questions and interest.

VOLUNTEER FOR THE FUN RUN: Help us make this event fun for all!

Please sign up! Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Monday, August 27 - AFTER SCHOOL: Science in Action, Soccer practice
Tuesday, August 28 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad, Volleyball practice
Wednesday, August 29 - K-6 Picture Day & make-up pictures for 7th-9th
Wednesday, August 29 - AFTER SCHOOL: Soccer practice
Wednesday, August 29 - HOME Volleyball game
Wednesday, August 29 - AWAY Soccer game @ Ogden Prep
Thursday, August 30 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad, Soccer practice, Volleyball practice
Friday, August 31 - AFTER SCHOOL: Volleyball practice
Saturday, September 1 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM, Volleyball practice, 10:00 AM

Monday, September 3 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Tuesday, September 4 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad, Volleyball practice
Tuesday, September 4 - 1st day of After School Mighty Kicks
Tuesday, September 4 - AWAY XCountry meet @ Ascent Farmington
Tuesday, September 4 - LEO Night @ Chipotle, 4:00-8:00 PM
Wednesday, September 5 - AFTER SCHOOL: Soccer practice
Wednesday, September 5 - AWAY Volleyball game @ Legacy Prep
Wednesday, September 5 - AWAY Soccer game @ APA West Valley 1
Thursday, September 6 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad, Soccer practice, Volleyball practice
Thursday, September 6 - Community Council, 3:30 PM
Thursday, September 6 - 1st day of After School Zumba
Thursday, September 6 - AWAY XCountry meet @ Legacy Prep
Friday, September 7 - Dollar Dress Day
Friday, September 7 - AFTER SCHOOL: Volleyball practice
Saturday, September 8 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM, Volleyball practice, 10:00 AM

- Don Quixote Fun Run, Monday, September 10

NDPA ALERTS: Text “@k-4alerts” or “@5-9alerts” to 81010. If you have trouble using 81010, try texting to (385) 218-6887.