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Feb 08, 2019

¡NDPA...Qué Pasa! February 8, 2019


-After-School STEM
-After-School POUND - begins February 13
-Jr. Spirit Squad Clinic
-Keep bringing those Box Tops
-WSU Storytelling Festival - free tickets!
-Upcoming Events & Quick Links

AFTER -SCHOOL STEM - Come join us after school for some STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities at the Elementary. Activities will include coding to move an Ozbot robot, inventing the best way to protect an egg for an egg drop, Lego fun and several other hands-on projects. Students in grades 4-6 will be able to engage in a virtual reality activity and create their own video game that they and others can play. Each week will be filled with activities that are interesting and relevant to students.

Sign up: ONE DAY ONLY at the POET desk in the elementary building, Wednesday, February 13th, at 8:15 AM.
Classes limited to the first 25 students in each level who sign-up; 4 levels available: (1) K-1st, (2) 2nd-3rd, (3) 2nd-3rd, (4) 4th-6th. (This after-school activity has been so popular we opened up an additional 2nd-3rd section for Spring to hopefully accommodate all interested students.)

-Who can come: Students in grades K-6
-Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, cash or check only, make checks payable to POET
-Dates: Thursdays; March 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25. (Skip April 4 for Spring Break.)
-Time: 3:00-4:00 PM
-Place: NDPA Elementary Library

AFTER-SCHOOL POUND - After-School Generation POUND Classes for students in K-6. POUND classes allow students to move, rock, play, and make noise with plastic drumsticks. NDPA elementary students have had an opportunity to try this with their classes.

-Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 PM
-Dates: February 13, 20, 27 & March 13, 20, 27 (skip March 6 for PTC).
-Elementary Gym
-$20 for first student, $5 each for additional siblings.
-Sign up at the POET Elementary POET Desk.

JR. SPIRIT SQUAD CLINIC - Girls and boys in Kindergarten-8th grade are invited to join NDPA's Spirit Squad to learn some fun cheers and dances and perform at the Faculty vs Students Basketball game on Monday, March 4.

-Clinics will be held Thursday, February 28, 3:30-5:00 PM and Friday, March 1, 1:30-3:00 PM.
-Performance at 4:00 on Monday, March 4.
-Cost is $25 per person and includes a t-shirt. Family discount $20 per person for 2 or more participants.

To sign up print this form, fill it out, and turn it in to the office in either building with payment:

Contact Hollie Draney, with questions.

BOX TOPS - Remember to keep sending in those Box Tops! The more we submit, the more benefit to our school. You can turn them in at the POET desk at either building. Thanks!

WSU STORYTELLING FESTIVAL - NDPA families are invited to WSU's 23rd Annual Storytelling Festival AND you can get in FREE if you bring this flier:

  • Monday, February 25, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden - Bedtime Stories at 6:30 PM, Campfire Tales at 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 27, Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton - Family Fun at 6:30 PM, National Storyteller's Showcase at 7:30 PM


Monday, February 11-15 - POET Love for Art week
Monday, February 11 - Kinder field trip to Seaquest, 9:15 AM-12:15 PM
Monday, February 11 - AFTER SCHOOL: Musical rehearsals, Spirit Squad (4:30)
Monday, February 11 - Girls Basketball AWAY game vs Ascent Farmington
Tuesday, February 12 - AFTER SCHOOL: Basketball practice
Tuesday, February 12 - NDPA Community Connection Night, 8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 13 - K-6 STEM sign-ups, at the POET desk, 8:15 AM
Wednesday, February 13 - AFTER SCHOOL: K-6th Pound, Musical rehearsal
Wednesday, February 13 - Girls Basketball HOME game vs Legacy Prep, 4:30 PM
Thursday, February 14 - 3rd & 5th grades "Love It" lunch with parents, 5th grade at 11:33 AM, 3rd grade at 12:05 PM
Thursday, February 14 - AFTER SCHOOL: Jr. High Doodle Club, Spirit Squad
Friday, February 15 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM
Friday, February 15 - AFTER SCHOOL: Science Olympiad, Musical rehearsal, Girls Basketball (3:30 PM)
Saturday, February 16 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM

Monday, February 18 - NO SCHOOL - President's Day
Monday, February 18 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM
Monday, February 18 - Basketball practice, 3:30 PM
Tuesday, February 19 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS - Teacher Professional Development Day
Tuesday, February 19 - Basketball practice, 3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 20 - AFTER SCHOOL: K-6th Pound, Musical rehearsal
Wednesday, February 20 - Girls Basketball AWAY game vs Ascent LEHI, 4:30 PM
Thursday, February 21 - UVU Language Fair
Thursday, February 21 - AFTER SCHOOL: Jr. High Doodle Club, Spirit Squad, Basketball, Jr. High Book Club
Thursday, February 21 - Fine Arts Concert, 7:00 PM, Jr. high gym
Friday, February 22 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM
Friday, February 22 - End 2nd Trimester
Friday, February 22 - AFTER SCHOOL: Science Olympiad, Spirit Squad, Musical rehearsal, Girls Basketball (3:30 PM)
Saturday, February 23 - Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM


-Early out for PTC, March 6-7
-Parent Teacher Conferences, March 6-7
-No school, Friday, March 8 - Teacher Comp Day

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