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May 02, 2023

NDPA Main Campus

NDPA ¡Qué Pasa! May 3, 2023

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Student Appreciation Fridays
  • Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
  • Fees Reminder
  • Chromebook & Charger Return
  • Immersion Lottery Now Open
  • Math Tutoring Announcement
  • Games Club Announcement
  • Spring Musical - OPENS TODAY
  • Class Captain Applications
  • Chaperones Needed for 9th Grade Field Trip
  • Girls Soccer Games
  • POET Application for 2023-2024 School Year
  • Utah School Climate Survey from the Utah State Board of Education
  • Student Drop Off & Pickup
  • Student Checkout Procedure
  • Host Families Needed
  • Math Tutoring Info
  • After School Activities
  • Clubs Information
  • Lottery Enrollment
  • Kitchen Job
  • Instagram Info

STUDENT APPRECIATION FRIDAYS

Below you will find the schedule for activities and dress up themes for Student Appreciation Fridays! Any parents that would like to help volunteer, please get in touch with a member of our POET board: https://northdavisprep.org/poet_board

May 5th
Jr High: 9 square
Elem: Tug-of-war
Dress up: Decade Day (Both buildings)

May 12th
Jr high: Tug-a-war
Elem: Dance Party
Dress up: Wear Pink and Black day (Both buildings)
May 19th
Jr high: Red\Green light with music
Elem: Balloon games
Dress up day: Sports day (Both buildings)

TEACHER AND STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK

This week is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week! Below, you will find a flyer containing different activities your students can do to make our faculty and staff feel valued!

FEES REMINDER

Parents, the end of the year is fast approaching. Please log into your Aspire account to ensure that your student(s) don’t have any fees due.

Any students with negative balances will be unable to receive their yearbook.

CHROMEBOOKS & CHARGERS RETURN

Junior High Students MUST turn in their Chromebook and charger on Monday, May 22nd during their Advisory class. Please make sure you have your Chromebook and charger turned in at this time to avoid being charged.

IMMERSION LOTTERY OPEN

Our Immersion Lottery is now open for applications! Current exposure students in grades K-5 are invited to apply. You may apply anytime between Monday, May 1st, and Monday, May 15th. Please fill out all fields correctly to ensure there are no problems when we draw names. (If your student is currently in the Immersion program, please do not fill out the survey.)

https://northdavisprep.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4MU6FXPfqPzAqou
(Copy and paste link into a new tab, if not working)

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 shortly after the end of this school year. As we get closer to the new school year, and even after school starts, we often find out we have additional openings. We will draw from the lottery as openings occur and will notify you by email if your child's name is drawn.

MATH TUTORING ANNOUNCEMENT

The last day for math tutoring will be Thursday, May 18th.

GAMES CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT

The last Games Club meeting will be Friday, May 12th.

SPRING MUSICAL

NDPA Theater presents… Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
May 3-6, 2023, 7 p.m.

Tickets will now be sold at the door. Tickets sold at the door will need to be purchased with cash or check only. Card payment will not be accepted.

Reserved seating ticket orders are filled on a first come, first served basis. All ticket order forms need to be paid for and turned into the NDPA Jr. High Office, they cannot be purchased online. Pre-ordered tickets will be available in ‘Will Call’ at NDPA Jr. High 30 min. before each show. $7 per ticket. (April 11th beginning at 8:00 a.m.-April 13th at 4 p.m.)

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. All sales are final.

CLASS CAPTAIN VOLUNTEERING

Want to volunteer, but can't always make it to the school? Sign up to be a Class Captain! We need Class Captains for the new school year. Class Captains are assigned to teachers in the elementary school. They volunteer from home and assist the teachers by sending emails to the parents. They may send out information regarding class trips, assignments, or any other help the teachers may need. It's a great way to be involved in your child's class. Please sign up using the link below. Class Captains will be chosen and notified in August. If you have any questions, please email Isabel Patterson at cccndpa@gmail.com Thank you!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfG7KrdcRpVk22lmbyHXpLv2vOq3gmN_dyMFzTx2SRdTbbQaQ/viewform

CHAPERONES NEEDED FOR 9TH GRADE FIELD TRIP

Parents, we are looking for chaperones for the 9th grade Davis Technical College tour on May 5th from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Contact Lanette Rupert, LRupert@northdavisprep.org if you're interested!

GIRLS SOCCER GAMES

Away Game @ Early Light Academy
Wednesday May 3rd @ 4:00pm
11709 Vadania Dr, South Jordan, UT 84009

POET APPLICATIONS FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

POET is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year. Serving on the POET Board is an excellent way to be involved in your student's education. POET is the parent executive board but is also a Part Of Every Thing! If you would like to join the board, please fill out the form linked below. Thank you for your willingness to make NDPA awesome for our students.

POET Application for 2023-2024 School Year

UTAH SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEY FROM THE UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

We invite all parents, guardians, and caretakers to complete the NDPA School Climate Survey. Please submit your survey responses no later than May 4th, 2023. Students will participate in their classrooms during the month of April.

The surveys are anonymous, completely confidential, and brief, there are no right or wrong answers. Below is the link to the adult survey, which is also available on the website, Facebook, Instagram, and in Que Pasa.

https://northdavisprep.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cAqmwmwH7AHMjRA

We hope you will take the time to provide us with this valuable input. All grouped results will be used to inform and develop strategies, procedures, and programs to enhance our school climate.

STUDENT DROP OFF AND PICK UP

We'd like to again remind you all of our traffic patterns 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.

Please visit our Contact Us page for our traffic pattern maps!
https://northdavisprep.org/contact_us

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 the 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.

MATH TUTORING

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
The last day for Math Tutoring will be Thursday, May 18th.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

After School Activities are now over. Thank you to all the students, staff, and volunteers for your participation!

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 210
Contact Mr. Cameron with any questions at cpingree@northdavisprep.org
Be sure to check out our games club students featured in the May issue of the Salt Lake Magazine! Pages 58-65!
The last day for Games Club will be Friday, May 12th.

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 was not 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

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!

INSTAGRAM

Follow us on Instagram for fun features and staff highlights!

Click here to follow us on Instagram!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Wednesday May 3 - Girls Soccer Game @ Early Light Academy, 4pm | Fiddler on the Roof Jr Musical @ 7pm in Jr. High Gym
Thursday May 4 - Fiddler on the Roof Jr Musical @ 7pm in Jr. High Gym
Friday May 5 - 9th Grade Field Trip | Student Appreciation Friday (See above for details) | Games Club 1:30pm-3:30pm | Fiddler on the Roof Jr Musical @ 7pm in Jr. High Gym
Saturday May 6 - Fiddler on the Roof Jr Musical @ 7pm in Jr. High Gym

Monday May 8 -
Tuesday May 9 -
Wednesday May 10 - 4th Grade Field Trip
Thursday May 11 - 5th Grade Program
Friday May 12 - Games Club 1:30pm-3:30pm (Final 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)