NDPA ¡Qué Pasa! February 15, 2023
IN THIS EDITION:
- Lottery Enrollment
- Current Student Registration Reminder
- Long Weekend/PTC
- Student Drop Off & Pickup
- Student Checkout Procedure
- Host Families Needed
- Girls Basketball Games
- Yearbook Cover Competition
- Yearbook Reminder & Links
- Supply Donation Request
- Math Tutoring Info
- Games Club Salt Lake Magazine
- Clubs Information
- Kitchen Job
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. 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.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE & LONG WEEKEND REMINDER
Wednesday, February 15 & Thursday February 16th we will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences. These two days will be early release to make time for PTC. Friday, February 17th & Monday, February 20th, there will be no school. Enjoy your long weekend!
Survey QR Code will be available at both school buildings during conferences.
STUDENT DROP OFF AND PICK UP
We'd like to again remind you all of our traffic pattern to follow during drop off and pick up. Please be sure to be kind and courteous to other parents! We recognize that mornings especially can feel rushed, but in order to ensure the safety of our students, we ask that you all treat other parents with respect & kindness.
The K-4 Building traffic pattern is as follows:
The 5-9 Building traffic pattern is as follows:
STUDENT CHECKOUT PROCEDURE
Parents, as a reminder, photo IDs are required when checking students out of school. We'd like to also remind you to check that your emergency and release contacts are up to date in order to avoid hiccups. Student safety is one of our top priorities, so we appreciate your cooperation!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIRLS BASKETBALL GAMES
Home Game vs. Ogden Prep
Thursday February 23rd @ 4:30pm
Junior High Gym
Practices & games will be listed at the bottom of each week's edition of ¡Qué Pasa! in the Calendar of Events section.
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.
The time for yearbooks is coming up soon! We invite you all to preorder your yearbooks because we will have a VERY limited amount to sell for cash on the last day of school. In order to guarantee your child will have one, we highly encourage you to place your orders as soon as possible. The last day to preorder yearbooks will be Monday, April 14th.
Click Here for Junior High Yearbook
Click Here for Elementary Yearbook
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
GAMES CLUB - SALT LAKE MAGAZINE
We will be having visitors from the Salt Lake Magazine on February 24, 2023. On this date they will be taking pictures and interviewing 1-4 students for our Games Club. If you are ok with your student being included in these photos, please sign and have them return the form to any Games Club Teachers before this date. If you would also be ok with your student having the possibility of being selected for a quick interview and having their name mentioned in the article, please sign that line as well. We will have sent home the release form with students after club Friday the 10th, and we will have extras in room 132 at the Jr high as well for them to grab.
You can find the release form here: Student Photo & Video Release Form - Salt Lake Magazine (docx)
Guitar Club - CURRENTLY FULL
Thursdays @ 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Contact Ms. Kat with any questions at email@example.com
Games Club (6th grade - 9th grade)
Fridays @ 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Contact Mr. Cameron with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking for a fun way to interact with the students at NDPA? Then join the kitchen staff! Email email@example.com if you are interested in applying!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday February 15 - Parent Teacher Conferences, Early Out
Thursday February 16 - Parent Teacher Conferences, Early Out
Friday February 17 - NO SCHOOL (TEACHER COMP DAY)
Monday February 20 - NO SCHOOL (PRESIDENT'S DAY)
Tuesday February 21 - Girls Basketball Practice @ 3:30pm-5:00pm Junior High Gym
Wednesday February 22 - Jr. High Ski Trip
Thursday February 23 - Girls Basketball Home Game vs Ogden Prep @ 4:30pm Junior High Gym, Guitar Club @ 3:15pm-4:15pm in Rm 218
Friday February 24 - Games Club @ 1:15pm-3:30pm in Rm 210
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.