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Jan 23, 2023

Marinda Hender

NDPA ¡Qué Pasa! January 25, 2023

IN THIS EDITION:

LOTS OF INFORMATION IN THIS ONE, PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THROUGH THE WHOLE THING!!

  • Lottery Enrollment
  • Current Student Registration Reminder
  • Elementary Open House
  • Jump Into Junior High
  • Host Families Needed
  • Traffic Pattern Maps
  • Term 2 Report Card Information
  • Educator Spotlight - Mrs. Roundy
  • Girls Basketball Games
  • Supply Donation Request
  • No Math Tutoring
  • Clubs Information
  • Yearbook Cover Competition
  • Kitchen Job

LOTTERY ENROLLMENT

Open enrollment is here! NDPA is a state charter school with the number of applicants exceeding the number of openings. We handle this by accepting students via a lottery system. When a student is selected from the lottery pool, his or her siblings are given preference to other applicants; they are placed on a special sibling waiting list until openings are available.

If you applied for the 2022-2023 school year and your child has not been selected, you will need to re-apply for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications are not rolled over to the next school year. Every effort will be made to accept all siblings within an individual family, but this may not be possible due to capacity on class sizes.
Click here to visit our Enrollment and Registration Page

CURRENT STUDENT REGISTRATION REMINDER

As you are aware, we are starting to gear up for the 2023-24 school year already. To do this well, we need an accurate account of how many students we will have attending our school next fall. We appreciate and value our current students and families and so we give you first chance to ensure your spot in our student body. We have an extensive waiting list but would love to continue our relationship with each of you.

To avoid delays and guarantee a spot for your student at our school we need a completed registration as soon as possible. Without an updated registration we won’t be able to assign a homeroom class to you student(s), we also can’t process any class requests and elective class choices, which unfortunately will also delay your schedules for the next school year.

Registrations are filled out and completed every year.

To complete your students registration please follow these steps or call either office at 801-336-3601.
Note: We recommend using a computer, not a mobile device, as there are several documents to review.

STEP 1: Click here for the Aspire Online Registration Link

  • this will take you to the login page. If you have created an Aspire account for NDPA in the past, please use your current login credentials.
    • If you have forgotten your Aspire password, you can click on the “forgot your password” link. Please be mindful as how many times you enter your password as the program will lock your account if you enter the incorrect password too many times.

STEP 2: Upon logging into your Aspire contact account, you will see a hyperlink above your student’s address that read “Can register for grade ….” that will take you to their online registration portal. If you are registering more than one student, you will need to complete this process for each of them.

ELEMENTARY OPEN HOUSE - TODAY 1/26

Join us for our Elementary Open House! Come tour our Elementary Building! Meet and mingle with faculty, staff, and current NDPA parents who will be available to answer questions and clarify any information presented.

Thursday, January 26th
6:00pm to 7:00pm
NDPA Elementary Auditorium
1765 West Hill Field Road

JUMP INTO JUNIOR HIGH - TODAY 1/26

After a brief informational overview of our admission procedures, we invite you to enjoy a tour of our school, where teachers and students will showcase what makes NDPA special. Be sure to enter our Spain Study Abroad Scholarship raffle!

Thursday, January 26th
5:00pm to 7:00pm
NDPA Junior High Auditorium
1591 West Hill Field Road

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED

Each year, NDPA hosts student teachers from Spain to help them accomplish their educational goals. We are currently looking for host families for school year 2023-2024.

Host Family basic living arrangements:
- The Host Family provides free room, can share bathroom.
- Breakfast and dinner during the school week and most meals on the weekends. NDPA provides lunch during school time.
- Transportation to and from the school.

If you are interested in hosting or want to explore the option, contact Begoña Fortun, bfortun@northdavisprep.org.

TRAFFIC PATTERN MAPS

The K-4 Building traffic pattern is as follows:

The 5-9 Building traffic pattern is as follows:

TERM 2 REPORT CARDS

Term 2 Report Cards will be available through Aspire on January 20th.

EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT - MRS. ROUNDY

With the help of The Utah Film Center, a non-profit organization, and the Utah State Board of Education Professional Outreach Programs in Schools (POP), Media Arts and Film Education has been brought to classrooms across the state. By participating in this program one of our teachers, Mrs. Roundy, learned to incorporate filmmaking into her classroom curriculum in addition to learning the technical components of filmmaking.

Congratulations Mrs Roundy! This knowledge will bring new learning opportunities to our NDPA students.

Watch her project here: IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

GIRLS BASKETBALL GAMES

We have two girls basketball games next week! Both are home games, so all are welcome to come and support our girls!

Monday, January 30
vs. Syracuse Arts
Jr. High Gym @ 4:30pm

Thursday, February 2
vs. Quest Academy
Jr. High Gym @ 4:30pm

Practices & games will be listed at the bottom of each week's edition of ¡Qué Pasa! in the Calendar of Events section.

SUPPLY REQUEST

Our Art Specialist, Mrs. Mo, is looking for magazine donations for projects the kids can do. If you have any to spare, you can reach her at mcassel@northdavisprep.org

NO MATH TUTORING

There will be no math tutoring from Thursday, January 19th to Friday, January 27th. Please plan accordingly.

Tutoring will resume Monday, January 30th. We've been getting lots of questions regarding when and where math tutoring is, so we'd love to share some additional information! We offer math tutoring for grades 7-9 weekly. The schedule is as follows:
Mondays - 7th Grade
Tuesdays - 8th Grade
Wednesdays - 9th Grade
Thursdays - 7th - 9th Grade

If you have any questions, you can contact Mr. Cameron at cpingree@northdavisprep.org

CLUBS INFORMATION

Guitar Club - CURRENTLY FULL
Thursdays @ 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Room 218
Contact Ms. Kat with any questions at kconnolly@northdavisprep.org

Games Club (6th grade - 9th grade)
Fridays @ 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Room 218
Contact Mr. Cameron with any questions at cpingree@northdavisprep.org

YEARBOOK COVER COMPETITION

We are having a school wide art contest to determine whose design will be chosen as the cover of our yearbook. Elementary school and Junior high will have separate competitions. All artwork must be turned in with a submission form you can find here: Yearbook Submission Form . All submissions are to be turned in to the FRONT OFFICE no later than MARCH 31st.

KITCHEN JOB

Are you looking for a fun way to interact with the students at NDPA? Then join the kitchen staff! Email lfoxley@northdavisprep.org if you are interested in applying!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Wednesday January 25 - Girls Basketball Practice @ Jr High Gym 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thursday January 26 - Elementary Open House & Jump into Jr. High, Guitar Club @ 3:15pm-4:15pm in Rm 218
Friday January 27 - Girls Basketball Practice @ Elem Gym 1:30pm-3:00pm, Games Club @ 1:15pm-3:30pm in Rm 218

Monday January 30 - Girls Basketball Game vs. Syracuse Arts @ Jr High Gym 4pm
Tuesday January 31 - Girls Basketball Practice @ Jr High Gym 3:30pm-5:30pm
Wednesday February 1 - Girls Basketball Practice @ Jr High Gym 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thursday February 2 - Girls Basketball Game vs. Quest Academy @ Jr High Gym 4pm
Friday February 3 - Dollar Dress Day, Games Club @ 1:15pm-3:30pm in Rm 218

Monday February 6 -
Tuesday February 7 - 9th Grade Spain Trip Meeting

QUICK LINKS

2022-23 ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR: https://northdavisprep.org/uploads/document/attachment/346/2022-2023_NDPA_Amended_School_Calendar__BOARD_APPROVED_6-29-22_.pdf
JR HIGH YEARBOOK $25.44: https://link.entourageyearbooks.com/YBStore/YearbookStoreMain.asp?yearbook_id=61623
ELEMENTARY YEARBOOK $12.88: https://link.entourageyearbooks.com/YBStore/YearbookStoreMain.asp?yearbook_id=61641
POET VOLUNTEER APPLICATION: www.helpcounterweb.com/welcome/?en=270683085
NDPA ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/northdavisprep/
POET ON INSTAGRAM: poet.ndpa
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 WAIVER APPLICATION: https://www.schools.utah.gov/file/d90e7726-f4fa-47f1-a369-d82aa59691c9
(EN ESPAÑOL): https://www.schools.utah.gov/file/011fab88-e3d2-4116-b723-e4bef6f10b1b)
COVID UPDATE - https://coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts/ - There are no longer case count reports per school. However, you can find information per age group in the "School-Age Youth" tab.