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Oct 05, 2021

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- NDPA Fall Festival at Black Island Farms, TOMORROW!
- PTC Online Scheduler closes tomorrow, Wednesday, October 6
- Book Fair during PTC
- Lost & Found
- Log your volunteer hours & win!
- K-6 & 7-9 yearbooks on sale now
- Share your photos for the yearbook
- Congratulations Cross Country!
- COVID update
- Calendar of Events & Mark Your Calendars
- Quick Links

When: Wednesday, October 6, 4:00-9:00 PM, Dance performance at 4:45 PM
Where: Black Island Farms, 2075 S 4000 W, Syracuse
Pricing: $6 (maze & courtyard), $9 (maze, courtyard, & hayride)
Bring your own water & bug spray

YOU MUST HAVE A FLYER TO GET DISCOUNTED PRICING - Flyers will be given to students TODAY Tuesday, October 5, and extras will be provided at Black Island Farms for any who forgot them from 4:00-6:00 PM. Look for the NDPA table.

PTC ONLINE SCHEDULER CLOSES TOMORROW - The Parent Teacher Conference Online Scheduler is now open for appointments on October 11, 12, or 13. All appointments will be virtual; your teacher will send you a link before the conference. If you feel you need to meet with a teacher in-person, please contact your teacher directly.

To schedule your appointment, go to:
• The password is: special
• You will need your student’s four-digit Aspire ID to proceed. If you do not know their ID, you can select “lookup student ID.”

PTC BOOK FAIR, 8:00-8:30 AM and 1:00-4:30 PM, in the elementary gym. Any purchase enters you to win ad Bookfair gift basket!

You can also shop online, October 11-24, here:

LOST & FOUND - It's that time of year when chilly mornings require a jacket and warm afternoons! Be sure to write your student's first and last name on any clothing items they might remove during the day, and regularly check the lost & found in both buildings for anything you're missing. All lost & found items will be picked up and donated to a local charity during Fall Break, October 14-15.

LOG YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS & WIN - Win a $5 gift card to Twisted Sugar, Jamba Juice, or Chick-fil-a! POET is giving away gift cards to 3 lucky volunteers who have recorded at least 10 volunteer hours by October 25. To be entered into the drawing, make sure to get your hours recorded on HelpCounter! There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available – please contact your class captain and check HelpCounter’s upcoming opportunities for ideas!

To apply to be a volunteer at - Text Kira at (801) 368-7199 or email with questions. Please note, when volunteering, younger children should be left at home.

YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW - Don't wait...order your student's yearbook today! Take advantage of LOWER PRICES this time of year!

-K-6 Elementary only $10.95:
-7-9 Jr. High only $20.95:

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS - Do you have photos of NDPA events you want to share? Go to this QR code and upload them today!

CONGRATULATIONS CROSS COUNTRY! This season as been so much fun! All of our runners did amazing! At the State Meet last week, our runners represented our NDPA Cross Country Team beautifully. We had 5 runners place in the top 10...

3rd place: Charlotte
9th place: Natalia

7th place: Liam
9th place: Boston
10th place: Joey

Our girls team placed 3rd and our boys team will be bringing home the 1st place trophy!! Congratulations!

We are so proud of all of the runners, each of you are such a vital part of the team! We feel so blessed to be able to run with and get to know each of you! Thank you for making this such a great Cross Country season! - Coach Aimee and Coach Vicente

COVID UPDATE - NDPA schools currently have less than 5 cases.

Tuesday, October 5 - 1st grade field trip to Hogle Zoo
Tuesday, October 5 - After-school: Art, 3:00-4:00 PM
Wednesday, October 6 - Kindergarten field trip to Black Island Farms
Wednesday, October 6 - POET Fall Festival at Black Island Farms, 4:00-9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 6 - NDPA Board meeting, 6:00 PM, elementary library
Thursday, October 7 - After-school: STEM, 3:00-4:00 PM
Thursday, October 7 - POET meeting, 6:30 PM, elementary library

Monday, October 11 - EARLY OUT for Parent Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, October 12 - EARLY OUT for Parent Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, October 12 - Spain Parent meeting, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, October 13 - EARLY OUT for Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, October 14-Friday, October 15 - NO SCHOOL - FALL BREAK

- 7th-9th grades Fall Dance, Friday, October 22
- NO SCHOOL, Monday, November 1, Teacher Professional Development Day

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FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH: Apply online via your Aspire login