• Science Fair, THIS WEDNESDAY, January 31 – More volunteers needed!
  • Real-Life Parenting Classes begin Tuesday, January 30
  • School Picture Make-up Day, February 8
  • K-6 Spring Choir
  • 1st-6th After-School Art
  • How to Log Volunteer Hours
  • Art Auction – Save the Date
  • Upcoming Events
  • Annual Calendar & Quick Links

SCIENCE FAIR THIS WEDNESDAY – We still need volunteers to help with set-up, check-in, and take-down on Wednesday, January 31 – to sign up, go to  Please email Katherine if you have questions,

REAL-LIFE PARENTING CLASSES BEGIN TUESDAY – Taught by former NDPA behavior specialist, Shaunna Reynolds. POET is sponsoring this 6 week course, and offering it to the community, at a greatly reduced price. Please take advantage of this amazing opportunity and invite your friends and neighbors! Topics include: developing a strong parenting foundation, preschool through teen development, facilitating self-correction, electronic/internet boundaries, and a variety of parenting methods.

SCHOOL PICTURE MAKE-UP DAY, FEBRUARY 8 – New students, students who missed previous picture days, and students who need retakes are invited to come have your photo taken on Thursday, February 8, at 11:00 AM in the elementary building. If you would like to replace a picture packet you already received, you will need to give the picture packet to the photographer when you have your picture taken or you can order new photos.

NOTE: Students should wear regular uniform dress for pictures that will go in the yearbook. If you would like non-uniform pictures taken in addition to your school picture, you may change clothes.

K-6 SPRING CHOIR – Choir begins February 6, 3:00-4:00 PM in the elementary gym. Our theme for spring is “Over the Rainbow.”

  • Dates: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, and 20.
  • School performance Monday March 26 at 6:30 PM. Second performance to be announced.
  • Parent help needed for choir practices. If interested please come with your student.

ONE DAY ONLY! Wednesday, February 7, 8:15-9:00 AM at the elementary building
After-School Art is very popular, so please plan ahead. If you personally can’t come at 8:15 AM, send $ with your carpool or arrange with a friend to have them sign up your student(s).
Classes will be 6 Sessions: March 14, 21, 28. (Skip April 4 for Spring Break) and April 11, 18, 25.
3:00-4:00 PM in the Elementary Gym
1st-6th grades
Cost is $40

HOW TO LOG VOLUNTEER HOURS – NDPA Families, have you submitted your Volunteer Application in our new Raptor system? Once you enter and submit your Volunteer Application, you will have access to your own portal to log hours for all the volunteers in your family. You will also be able back log those volunteer hours you have been keeping track of since the beginning of the school year. This is a VERY important step to complete as we need a total count of all family volunteer hours for many reasons, including: immersion applications, Spain Study Abroad, and the Volunteer Appreciation Party in June.

Please email Tierra, the Volunteer Coordinator at, for questions or issues

ART AUCTION – SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 20, 2018 – for POET’s 13th Annual Art Auction held at the Davis Conference Center!

POET has chosen to make this event our largest fundraiser so our students don’t have to sell cookie dough, pizza, Wasatch Cards, or various other items door-to-door. This year we are raising money to purchase a security camera system for our buildings. Mark your calendars now and spread the word to your family, neighbors, and friends!

If you own a business or have a community group (book club, parenting group, etc), consider inviting them for a fun night out!

If you haven’t attended the art auction or are new to our school, check out this video to learn more:

JR. HIGH YEARBOOK – Fellow Photographers!
We are in need of your Kodak moments for our yearbook!!
We would LOVE for you to share with us:

  • Polar Plunge
  • Basketball Games boys and girls
  • National Jr Honor Society
  • 8th grade Ski Trip
  • 5K Walk/Run
  • Fieldtrips


Monday, January 29 – 8th grade Ski/Snowboard Field Trip, 8:30 AM
Monday, January 29 – AFTER SCHOOL: “Shrek” rehearsal
Monday, January 29 – HOME Basketball game vs Ogden Prep, Girls at 5:00 PM, Boys at 6:00 PM
Tuesday. January 30 – AFTER SCHOOL: Girls Basketball practice, 3:30 PM; Boys Basketball practice, 4:00 PM
Tuesday. January 30 – Real Life Parenting, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, January 31 – Science Fair
Wednesday, January 31 – AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad; “Shrek” rehearsal
Wednesday, January 31 – AWAY Basketball game vs Spectrum, Girls at 5:00 PM, Boys at 6:00 PM
Thursday, February 1 – AFTER SCHOOL: Boys & Girls Basketball practice
Thursday, February 1 – Theater II Dress Rehearsal, 6:00 PM
Friday, February 2 – Dollar Dress Day
Friday, February 2 – AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad; “Shrek” rehearsal, Boys & Girls Basketball practice, 3:30 PM, Mock Trial
Friday, February 2 – Theater II Dress Rehearsal, 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 3 – Science Olympiad Invitational at Centennial Jr. High
Saturday, February 3 – Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM
Saturday, February 3 – Theater II Dress Rehearsal, 9:00 AM

Monday, February 5 – AFTER SCHOOL: “Shrek” rehearsal
Monday, February 5 – HOME Basketball game vs Quest Academy, Girls at 5:00 PM, Boys at 6:00 PM
Tuesday. February 6 – AFTER SCHOOL: Girls Basketball practice, 3:30 PM; Boys Basketball practice, 4:00 PM; K-6 Choir
Tuesday. February 6 – Real Life Parenting, 6:30 PM
Tuesday. February 6 – Spain Parent Meeting, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, February 7 – AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad; “Shrek” rehearsal
Wednesday, February 7 – AWAY Basketball game vs Ascent, Girls at 5:00 PM, Boys at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 7 – NDPA Board Meeting, 6:00 PM
Thursday, February 8 – Kindergarten Field Trip, Mrs. Hansen’s morning and afternoon classes, 8:30 AM
Thursday, February 8 – School Photo make-up and retake day, begins at 11:00 AM in the elementary gym
Thursday, February 8 – AFTER SCHOOL: Boys & Girls Basketball practice
Thursday, February 8 – POET Meeting, 6:30 PM
Thursday, February 8 – Theater II Performance, 7:00 PM
Friday, February 9 – NDPA LEO Day at Buffalo Wild wings
Friday, February 9 – Kindergarten Field Trip, Ms. Alba’s morning and afternoon classes, 8:30 AM
Friday, February 9 – Jr. High Valentine’s Dance, 1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 9 – Theater II Performance, 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 10 – Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM
Saturday, February 10 – Science Olympiad, 9:00 AM
Saturday, February 10 – Theater II Performance, matinee at 2:00 PM, evening performance at 7:00 PM


  • “Show Your Love for Art” week, February 12-15
  • No school February 16 & 19

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