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Oct 29, 2019

NDPA ¡Que Pasa! October 29, 2019

No school this Friday, November 1 - Teacher Comp Day

- Halloween Reminder: no costumes, no candy
- Bundle Up, it's cold outside!
- NDPA LEO @ Soda Crazy
- Volunteers Wanted: Classroom Help + Volunteer shout out
- Donations Chair Wanted
- Upcoming Events & Quick Links

HALLOWEEN REMINDER - We know students are super excited about their costumes, and want to show them to their friends, but here at NDPA, we save the dressing up and candy for after school. Please do not wear costumes, or bring candy during school on Halloween, Thursday, October 31.

Thank you,
NDPA Administration

BUNDLE UP, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE - The cold weather creeped up when we were not ready this year! Please be sure to keep an eye on the weather and send your children to school with appropriate clothing to keep them warm. Don't forget to label everything, so it doesn't end up in the lost & found.

MAKEUP PICTURE DAY & 7th-9th CLASS PICTURES - Thursday, November 7, is makeup picture day for anyone who didn't get their photo taken earlier, or needs retakes. To order photo packages in advance, go to

NDPA LEO - NDPA's next LEO Night is coming up on Friday, November 8, at Soda Crazy, located at 1058 N. Main, Layton. You can stop by anytime- all day long! Grab your family and friends and head over to enjoy a fun treat. Don't forget to tell them you are with NDPA.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Parents, we are short volunteers in first grade, and are hoping parents from other grades can help fill in!

Ms. Thornton (1st grade) needs volunteers to read with students
- Mondays and Wednesdays, between noon and 1:00 PM
- Thursdays, between 10 and 10:45 AM
Contact Cami Harper, Class Captain, with questions

Volunteer Shout Out - Corrinn McCord has been an excellent volunteer. She is always reaching out to me and asking how she can help. She is the one parent who is helping in my exposure class even though her child is in my immersion class. She is fabulous. --Ms. Thornton

WANTED: DONATION CHAIR - We are looking for a parent to lead our donation volunteers for this year’s art auction. This person can do most hours from home and will earn 20-30 hours. This person will be responsible for following up with other volunteers to ensure donations requests are being made weekly/monthly. This person will keep the spreadsheet up to date and add new ideas and columns as they see fit. This person will help recruit additional volunteers to ensure we have a successful event. This person will organize volunteers to pick-up donations as needed from retailers/donors. We need a great team leader who keeps our volunteers excited and focused!! Please contact Kati Wyman with questions or interest


Tuesday, October 29 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Pound, Spirit Squad
Tuesday, October 29 - HOME game vs Legacy Prep, Boys Basketball, 4:30 PM
Wednesday, October 30 - AFTER-SCHOOL: K-4 Art
Wednesday, October 30 - HOME Boys Basketball game vs Ascent Farmington
Thursday, October 31- AFTER-SCHOOL: Spirit Squad, V & JV Boys Basketball practice
Friday, November 1 - NO SCHOOL - Teacher Comp Day
Friday, November 1 - HOME Varsity Boys Basketball game, 3:30 PM
Saturday, November 2 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM PM

Monday, November 4 - AFTER-SCHOOL: K-6 Choir, V basketball practice (3:30, Jr. High gym), JV basketball practice (4:00, elementary gym)
Tuesday, November 5 - AFTER-SCHOOL: Pound, Spirit Squad, V & JV Boys Basketball practice (4:00)
Tuesday, November 5 - AWAY Boys Basketball game at Early Light Academy, 4:30 PM
Wednesday, November 6 - AFTER-SCHOOL: K-4 Art
Wednesday, November 6 - AWAY Boys Basketball game at Ascent Farmington, 4:30 PM
Thursday, November 7 - Make up picture day + 7th-9th class pictures, 8:20 AM
Thursday, November 7 - AFTER-SCHOOL: STEM, Spirit Squad, JV & V Basketball practice (4:00)
Thursday, November 7 - Evening of Fine Arts, 7:00 PM
Friday, November 8 - Last day of Trimester 1
Friday, November 8 - Dollar Dress Day
Friday, November 8 - LEO @ Soda Crazy - ALL DAY!
Friday, November 8 - AFTER-SCHOOL: V & JV Boys Basketball practice (3:30)
Saturday, November 9 - Spirit Squad practice, 7:00 AM

Monday, November 28 - AFTER-SCHOOL: K-6 Choir, V Basketball practice (3:30), JV Basketball practice (4:00)

- Barnes & Noble Day, November 23
- Thanksgiving Break, November 27-29,

VOLUNTEER PORTAL (to log hours, after completing application):
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FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH: Apply online via your Aspire login or obtain paperwork from the office.
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