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May 11, 2021

IN THIS EDITION:
- Student Appreciation Week: going on now!
- Immersion lottery open through this Saturday, May 15
- New volunteer tracking program
- Save the date: POET Pool Party
- Upcoming Events
- Quick Links

STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK is THIS week!

-Wednesday- Decade Day (50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s…)
-Thursday – spirit shirt & jeans day

If you don’t feel like dressing up, you can wear uniform or jeans and NDPA spirit shirts all week.

Remember, regular school dress guidelines still apply (no sandals, tank tops, or short shorts/skirts).

IMMERSION LOTTERY NOW OPEN, though this Saturday, May 15 - Current exposure students, in grades K-5, are invited to apply. Students who have already been in Immersion do not need to reapply. Please fill out all fields correctly to ensure there are no problems when we do the drawing: https://northdavisprep.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4MU6FXPfqPzAqou

Once the lottery closes, student names will be randomly selected according to the number of Immersion spots we currently have available in each grade. You will be notified by email before the end of the school year if your student's name was drawn.

ATTENTION NDPA VOLUNTEERS - POET has a new program to track volunteer hours! The program is called HelpCounter and will be an easy tool for parents to input and track volunteer hours and sign up for volunteer opportunities. This program is separate from the school’s system, keepntrack. Volunteers will need to sign on to keepntrack for any onsite school activities.

How to get started:

1 - Submit a volunteer application online by following the link. You will need to provide your name and email. helpcounterweb.com/welcome/?en=270683085

2 - After submitting your application, watch for an approval email (check your junk folder). This email will have a link for creating a home access account. You can create your account online or on the app. (Search the app store for HelpCounter Home Access)

3 - Once you have created and logged onto your account you can add volunteer hours (by activity or classroom), fill out an interest form and sign up for volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers interested in applying for POET Spain K-7th Scholarships

No K-7th scholarships will be awarded for this school year (20/21). However, your volunteer hours for this year will count towards your total hours for the next school year (21/22) which will provide you with more tickets for the lottery. We will award double the scholarships for the next school year (21/22). For your hours to be eligible you must provide a detailed description of your volunteer hours including your activities and what classroom, teacher or staff you were working with.

If you have any questions or concerns contact Kira Lambert by text 801-368-7199 or email poetvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com

SAVE THE DATE: NDPA COMMUNITY POOL PARTY! POET is having a pool party to celebrate surviving the school year! Please join us Saturday, June 5, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the Roy Aquatic Center. We can’t wait to see you there!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Now-Thursday, May 13 - NDPA Student Appreciation Week
Tuesday, May 11 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice, 3:30 PM
Thursday, May 13 - POET meeting, 6:30 PM
Saturday, May 15 - Spirit Squad, 8:30 AM

Tuesday, May 18 - AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad practice, 3:30 PM
Friday, May 21 - 6th grade Etiquette Lunch
Saturday, May 15 - Spirit Squad, 8:30 AM

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
- NDPA Field Day, Monday, May 24
- Last day of school, Thursday, May 27 (early out at 1:00 PM)

COMING SOON: Spirit Squad Tryouts! Keep watching Qué Pasa for the details...

QUICK LINKS:
SCHOOL WEBSITE: https://northdavisprep.org/
2020-21 ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR: https://northdavisprep.org/uploads/document/attachment/198/final_2020-2021_School_Calendar__BOARD_APPROVED_2-05-20__-_NDPA_final.jpg
NDPA ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/northdavisprep/
POET on INSTAGRAM: poet.ndpa
SUBSCRIBE TO THE NDPA YOU TUBE PAGE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTkFNh_OVKToRZjii8f2Mqg
BOX TOPS: http://www.boxtops4education.com/bonusapp
AMAZON SMILE: Make your purchases through smile.amazon.com, and they give a % back to NDPA at no additional cost to you!
FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH: Apply online via your Aspire login
FEE WAIVERS: https://northdavisprep.org/uploads/document/attachment/224/FeeWaiverApplication712.pdf - EN ESPAÑOL: https://northdavisprep.org/uploads/document/attachment/225/FeeWaiverApplication712Spanish.pdf