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Oct 26, 2018

-Halloween Reminder
-School Rewards Contest
-Order your yearbooks & We need your photos
-Barnes & Noble Day Contest
-Spirit Shirts for Sale in the Elementary
-Upcoming Events & Quick Links

HALLOWEEN REMINDER - Please remember, NDPA students do not wear costumes to school on Halloween, nor are they allowed to bring treats. If you woud like to bring a non-food item to share with the class, please make arrangements with your student's teacher.

SCHOOL REWARDS CONTEST - Now through Tuesday, October 30. There are 4 ways to earn points:

1) Turn in Box Tops for education at school (in a baggie with teacher’s name) at the POET desk – 1 Point per Box Top
2) Go to to support North Davis Preparatory Academy-- 50 Points*
3) Smith’s Inspiring Donations enrollment for NDPA— 30 Points*
4) Box Tops for Education website or App enrollment for NDPA— 30 Points*

*To get credit for 2, 3, & 4, send screenshots or photos that show proof that your support is for NDPA to, with NDPA School Rewards Contest in the subject line or text to 801-710-5515, please include each of your children’s homeroom teacher’s names in the body of the email.

Because Every Year Is A Milestone...
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Elementary Code: 20030
Jr. High Code: 16104

- Share your pictures! As we are writing the stories of this school year, we are also capturing the memories. Share your awesome shots with us and with luck you will see them in the Yearbook! Use the link below to upload your files. It is super easy!
Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

BARNES & NOBLE DAY CONTEST - Students, now is a great time to think about entering the “I am Thankful for…” contest. Take this weekend to think about the ONE thing you are thankful for and why you are thankful for it. Then, write a one-page paper or create a picture about it. Turn it in at either school in the box at the POET desk. All entries are due by Tuesday, November 14. Good Luck! We can’t wait to see your work!

Due to limited space at B&N and time constraints, please follow these guidelines:

  • Entries are due Tuesday, November 13 by end of school. Late entries will be not be accepted.
  • Artwork can be no larger than 10×14 (no exceptions and can be any medium (paint, crayon, pencil, etc.).
  • Essays can be up to one page in length (typed or handwritten) in Español or English.
  • Entries should be created during the current school year (Aug 2018 to now).
  • ON THE BACK (as they may be displayed publicly): First and last name, grade, and homeroom/advisory teacher.
  • Turn entries in at either POET desk in the marked box beginning October 30th.
  • Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, and following the guidelines.
  • 1st place winner per grade per category (K-9) will win a B&N gift card.
  • Students may be asked to read their essay at B&N and all artwork will be displayed that day. Please attend that day to read or view your entry.
  • Late entries or those that do not follow contest guidelines will be returned to the student.

Any questions, please contact Katie Beesley at, 801-910-9770.

- BARNES & NOBLE DAY – Save the date! Our annual Barnes & Noble Day will be here soon. Saturday, November 17, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM to be exact. Watch for more details in the next issue of ¡Qué Pasa! If you would like to volunteer to help make this day great, watch for a sign up in the next ¡Qué Pasa! or contact Katie Beesley at

SPIRIT SHIRTS - Now available for sale, NDPA Spirit Shirts for $6! These shirts can be worn on Fridays in lieu of a regular uniform shirt. Child and adult sizes available only at the elementary.


Monday, October 29 - AWAY Basketball Game @ Ascent, Farmington, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, October 30 - AFTER SCHOOL: K-6 Choir, Spirit Squad, Basketball practice
Wednesday, October 31 - 4th & 6th grades "Spooktacular" lunch with parents
Wednesday, October 31 - AWAY Basketball Game @ Ogden Prep, 4:30 PM
Thursday, November 1 - AFTER SCHOOL: STEM, Spirit Squad, Doodle Club, Basketball 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 1 - NDPA LEO Night at Pizza Pie Cafe, 5:00-9:00 PM
Friday, November 2 - Dollar Dress Day
Friday, November 2 - AFTER SCHOOL: Science Olympiad practice, Basketball practice (3:30 PM)
Saturday, November 3 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM

Monday, November 5 - HOME Basketball Game vs DaVinci, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, November 6 - AFTER SCHOOL: K-6 Choir, Spirit Squad, Basketball practice
Wednesday, November 7 - AFTER SCHOOL: K-6 Art
Wednesday, November 7 - HOME Basketball Game vs Hawthorne, 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 8 - AFTER SCHOOL: STEM, Spirit Squad, Doodle Club, Basketball 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 8 - Fine Arts End of Term Concert, 7:00 PM
Thursday, November 8 - POET meeting, 6:00 PM
Friday, November 9 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM
Friday, November 9 - AFTER SCHOOL: Science Olympiad practice, Basketball practice
Saturday, November 10 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM

- Barnes & Noble Day, Saturday, November 17
- Thanksgiving Break, Wednesday, November 21-Friday, November 23

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