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Aug 28, 2019

NDPA ¡Que Pasa! August 27, 2019

Wow! Did that week go by fast or what? As we start to get back into old routines, we wanted to remind you of NDPA's Food & Candy Policy (see page 141):

- NDPA Annual Fun Run, registrations closes THIS FRIDAY!
- Hoodies deadline to order THIS FRIDAY!
- Dollar Dress Days
- Picture Day, September 25
- Yearbook pre-orders open now + get your photos in the yearbook
- Science Olympiad Tryouts coming soon + Coaches Wanted
- 2019 NDPA Let's Eat Out
- POET Needs your Talents
- School Rewards Contest ends Friday!
- Upcoming Events & Quick Links

NDPA FUN RUN (on Monday, September 16) registration closes THIS FRIDAY, August 30! We need time to get shirts ordered - don't miss out on your only chance to get this awesome Spirit Shirt that can be worn on Fridays! Go to to register today.

HOODIES ON SALE NOW! The deadline to order is THIS FRIDAY, August 30, at 1:00 PM - POET will be available to receive credit/debit payments at 1:00 in both buildings. Zip for $21.00, pullover for $19.00. Please make sure you include all your contact information on the order form to ensure accurate delivery. Hoodies will be distributed prior to fall break. Please email questions regarding orders to Kristen Tate at

Download your order form here: - Sample hoodies available to try on at both buildings, no refunds, no exchanges after August 30.

DOLLAR DRESS DAYS: Your student can choose to donate $1.00 to the field trip fund for the opportunity to wear no-uniform clothing on the first Friday of the month! September 6th will be our first Dollar Dress Day this school year. You can pay for the whole year for only $9.00 by credit/debit/echeck online or by cash/check in the office.

K-6 online payments:
7-9 online payments:

This year, we are out of school for a couple of Fridays, here's a schedule for your reference:
- September 6
- October 4
- November 8
- December 6
- January 10
- February 7
- March 13
- April 10
- May 1

Please note: students may wear jeans with an NDPA Spirit shirt or regular uniform shirt on the other Fridays. There are also a few "free" free dress days this Qué Pasa for those dates.

K-6TH (and 7th-9th makeup) PICTURE DAY - This year's picture day will be Wednesday, September 25. Follow this link to order photo packages in advance: and enter code: 39219ZA.


Elementary - Yearbook pre-orders are available online. Cost of Elementary School (Grades K-6) yearbooks are $14 through December 27th, 2019. The cost will increase to $18 after. This link is specifically for K-6th grade yearbooks (school’s order number 20030):

Junior High - Yearbook pre-orders are available online. Cost of Junior High School (Grades 7-9) yearbooks are $22 through December 27th, 2019. The cost will increase to $26 after. This link is specifically for Grades 7-9 yearbooks (school’s order number 16104):

GET YOUR PHOTOS IN THE YEARBOOK - Students & parents we want your pictures for the yearbooks! Go to and use code: NDPA or go to eShare Direct Link:

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TRYOUTS - Do you love being part of a team? Love learning new things? Love Math and Science? If you said yes to all of these then Science Olympiad is for you!!!

Tryouts Information:
Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Time: 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Applications for tryouts are available in Ms. Adams Room 210
Must have application completed before tryouts
Team members will be announced on Friday, October 4th. First practice will be Friday, October 11th from 1:15 – 3:00 and every Friday there after. Good luck and hope to see you soon!

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD COACHES WANTED - Our Science Olympiad team needs coaches! Do you or anybody you know want to be a part of this amazing group of kids? We are in need of people to coach individual events for the upcoming season. You do not need to have a Math or Science background to be a coach. You just need to have a natural curiosity and willingness to learn. If you, or anybody you know are interested, please email me your thoughts or questions, and plan on attending the coaches clinic on Friday, September 20th from 2:00 – 3:00 in room 210. For more information on the events offered this year please visit:

2019 NDPA L.E.O. - The first "NDPA Let's Eat Out" for the 2019-20 school year is September 9, 2019. What's L.E.O.? NDPA is a commuter school, so we like to give our families a chance the get to know each other and build our school spirit by inviting everyone to a night out - since we bring the restaurant a lot of business, they give POET a percentage back to go toward improving our school!

Printable version of all 2019-20 LEO Nights:


  • POET is in need of an After School Choir Director for Mondays. It would be from 3:05-4:00 PM and would start September 30 and go 8 weeks (excluding PTC) with a performance the 9th week (December 2nd). If you are interested please email Amy Starks at or call (801)529-5012.

  • The FUNdraising Auction needs your artistic and/or fundraising talents. Please contact Kati Wyman,, to learn about some great ways to get volunteer hours you can do mostly at home.

SCHOOL REWARDS CONTEST: Ends this Friday, August 30. Gather your Box Tops and check your donation status with Smith's and Amazon Smile. The winning class will earn an extra recess or a class activity. See this flyer for instructions: If you have questions, contact Lanette Rupert 801-710-5515

Wednesday, August 28 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Science in Action meeting, Sr. Flores' room, 3:30 PM
Wednesday, August 28 - AWAY Girl's Volleyball, 3:00 PM @ Ascent Farmington
Wednesday, August 28 - HOME Soccer game at Ellison Park, 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 29 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Thursday, August 29 - Cross Country race, 4:00, at Ascent West Jordan
Saturday, August 24 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM

Monday, September 2 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Tuesday, September 3 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Wednesday, September 4 - HOME Girl's Volleyball, 3:30 PM
Wednesday, September 4 - HOME Cross Country race
Thursday, September 5 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Thursday, September 5 - HOME Soccer game at Ellison Park, 4:00 PM
Friday, Setember 6 - Dollar Dress Day
Friday, Setember 6 - Boy's Basketball Tryouts, 3:30-5:00 PM
Saturday, September 7 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM; Volleyball practice 11:00 AM
Saturday, September 7 - Boy's Basketball Tryouts, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Monday, September 9 - HOME Girl's Volleyball, 3:30 PM
Monday, September 9 - AWAY Soccer game at Ascent Farmington, 4:00 PM
Monday, September 9 - LEO at Chick-fil-A, 5:30-7:30 PM
Tuesday, September 10 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Tuesday, September 10 - AWAY Cross Country at Ascent Farmington, 4:00 pM

- Fun Run, Monday, September 16
- NO SCHOOL for students, September 23, Teacher Prep Day
- K-6th Picture Day, September 25

VOLUNTEER PORTAL (to log hours, after completing application):
AMAZON SMILE: Purchase through, and they give a % back to NDPA at no additional cost to you!
FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH: Apply online via your Aspire login or obtain paperwork from the office.
FEE WAIVERS: (en espanol:
NDPA ALERTS: Text “@k-4alerts” or “@5-9alerts” to 81010. If you have trouble using 81010, try texting to (385) 218-6887.