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Sep 03, 2019

NDPA ¡Que Pasa! September 3, 2019

K-4 Parents: Please be aware that the city has added some new signs and curb paint to the street by the elementary building.

You must remain in your car at all times during the posted hours, and never stop or park in red curb areas. To avoid getting a ticket, please be sure to obey these traffic indications.

- Dollar Dress Day, THIS FRIDAY, September 6
- NDPA Let's Eat Out @ Chick-fil-A, Monday September 9
- R.O.A.R. Spirit Week, September 16-20 + volunteers wanted
- Picture Day, September 25
- Yearbook pre-orders open now + yearbook photos
- Science Olympiad Tryouts coming soon + Coaches Wanted
- POET Needs your Skills
- Upcoming Events & Quick Links

DOLLAR DRESS DAY, THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: Your student can choose to donate $1.00 to the field trip fund for the opportunity to wear non-uniform clothing this Friday. You can also pay for the whole year for only $9.00 by credit/debit/echeck online or by cash/check in the office. Students can also wear an NDPA spirit shirt with jeans or regular uniform clothing. Please see the dress code for Dollar Dress Day guidelines:

NDPA LET'S EAT OUT - NDPA’s First LEO Night of the 2019-20 school year is coming up on Monday, September 9th, 5:30-7:30 PM at the Layton Chick-Fil-A. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors!

R.O.A.R. SPIRIT WEEK SEPTEMBER 16-20 - Join us the week of September 16th through September 20th and show your school pride! It’s LION R.O.A.R week at NDPA! What is R.O.A.R? - R: responsibility - O: ownership - A: achievement - R: respect - By learning more about each of these we will be able to have pride in ourselves and in our school to make each day the best it can be!

MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY YOU MAY WEAR JEANS AND A UNIFORM OR SPIRIT SHIRT and join us outside during your lunch for a fun activity! FRIDAY WILL BE A FREE-FREE DRESS DAY! Please see the school's website if you have questions regarding free dress day guidelines . We will also have an activity outside during lunch on Friday.

We will be looking for volunteers to help us with the lunchtime activities in the elementary building. Here is the link to sign up on Please let Mikell Peck know if you have any questions at Thank you all so much for making our school great! Please join us and show us how you R.O.A.R. for lion pride!!!

  • - Attention 5th-9th parents! ROAR Spirit Week is coming up and we need your help for lunch activities the week of September 16-20. Watch for a sign up coming next week, but for now, save the date/s! Thank you!

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):

YEARBOOK PHOTOS - Going to an NDPA Event? Taking photos? Share your pictures of NDPA events with the yearbook staff on Instagram. Elementary (Grades K-6): #ndpayearbookelementary2020. Junior High (Grades 7-9): #ndpayearbookjuniorhigh2020. If you do not have an Instagram account and still want to contribute to the yearbook, please send photos to

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:


  • POET is looking for someone who is interested in being the Treasurer Assistant for this year to take over the position for next year. Interested parties can contact Stephanie Norton, or Kammie Watt,

  • 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.

Tuesday, September 3 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice, Volleyball practice
Wednesday, September 4 - HOME Girl's Volleyball game, 3:30 PM
Wednesday, September 4 - HOME Cross Country race
Thursday, September 5 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Thursday, September 5 - HOME Volleyball game, 3:30 PM
Thursday, September 5 - HOME Soccer game at Ellison Park, 4:00 PM
Friday, September 6 - Dollar Dress Day
Friday, September 6 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Volleyball practice
Friday, September 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 game, 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, Volleyball practice
Tuesday, September 10 - AWAY Cross Country at Ascent Farmington, 4:00 PM
Wednesday, September 11 - AWAY Girl's Volleyball, 3:00 PM @ Ascent Farmington
Wednesday, September 11 - HOME Soccer game at Ellison Park, 4:00 PM
Thursday, September 12 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice
Thursday, September 12 - HOME Girl's Volleyball game, 3:30 PM
Thursday, September 12 - POET Meeting, 6:30 PM
Friday, September 6 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Volleyball practice
Friday, September 6 - AWAY Cross Country at Legacy Prep, 4:00 PM
Saturday, September 14 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM

Monday, September 16-Friday, September 20 - R.O.A.R. Week
Monday, September 16 - POET Annual Fun Run, check-in begins at 5:30 PM

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

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FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH: Apply online via your Aspire login or obtain paperwork from the office.
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