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Apr 20, 2018

Ryan Robinson

NDPA…¡Qué Pasa! – April 20, 2018


  • Art Auction TONIGHT!
  • After School Karate
  • 3rd grade Lunch with Parents – May the 4th Be with You!
  • Summer Literacy Camp
  • Summer Lego Robotics Camps
  • Congrats 2018 Ritchey Science Fair Participants!
  • Please Check Your Student’s Lunch Balance
  • Congratulations to Science Olympiad!
  • Spain Summer Exchange Program
  • Upcoming Events
  • Annual Calendar & Quick Links

ART AUCTION – TONIGHT! APRIL 20, 2018 – Don’t forget about the Art Auction tonight! We are excited about all the projects and silent auction items. Can’t wait to see you all at the Davis Conference Center!

AFTER SCHOOL KARATE – The focus of these classes will be self-discipline, self-esteem, confidence, focus, respect and concentration.

  • Dates: Monday, April 30; Wednesday, May 2nd; Monday, May 7th; Wednesday, May 9th
  • Time: 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Place: Elementary Gymnasium
  • Open to all students in grades 1-6
  • Cost $25; cash or check payable to “NDPA POET” – Place payment in POET box.
  • All proceeds from this after school activity will be donated to NDPA.
  • Includes a graduation ceremony

Taught by Sensei’s from Championship Martial Arts located at 865 West 450 North Kaysville, UT 84037

3rd GRADE LUNCH WITH PARENTS – MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU! Friday, May 4, at 12:05 PM. Click here for your order form to reserve your spot with your student now:

SUMMER LITERACY CAMP – LITERACY camp is a educational program that is a fun and engaging place for your child to practice his/her reading and writing skills. Each day kids participate in either a fun craft, science experiment, or game, as well as work on reading, writing, and spelling. The program is differentiated according to your child’s current level, and accommodates struggling-readers as well as students who need a challenge over the summer. This structured and exciting program will help prevent “summer slope” so that your child is ready and prepared for the school year in the fall. Register now to reserve your child’s spot:

  • WHO: Students going into 2nd-4th grades
  • WHERE: North Davis Prep Academy (except for a couple field trip days)
  • WHEN: Tuesdays/Thursdays June 5-July 31 (flexible scheduling, so you only sign up for the days you want)
  • TIME: 9:00 am- 11:00 am
  • COST per session: $15 for one student or $25 for two siblings, cash or check payable to Jennifer Larson
  • Camp Interns will be 9th graders earning money to go to Spain!

Program coordinator: Jennifer Larson, first grade teacher (and former 3rd grade teacher) and K-12 Reading Specialist Endorsed. Want more information? Email


Lego Robotics-BASIC– Come use your imagination to build and design with amazing WeDo 2.0 Lego Robotics kits. You can create and animate your new robot with basic computer programming skills you learn while at camp! You will make animals, race cars, helicopters and more! Sign up form for BASIC camp here:

Lego Robotics-ADVANCED* – Come use your imagination to build and design amazing space age Lego Robotics kits. You will create and animate your new robot with coding skills you learn while at camp! * Prerequisite Lego Robotics-Basic camp. Sign up form for ADVANCED camp here:

  • WHO: Both camps are for ages 8-12 years old. Basic camp is a prerequisite to Advanced camp. 20 spots available per camp session.
  • WHERE: North Davis Preparatory Academy
  • WHEN: Choose between two 1-week sessions (each class has a limit of 20 kids)
    • SESSION 1 – Monday, June 11 – Friday, June 15
    • SESSION 2 – Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 13
  • TIME: Choose morning, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM or afternoon, 1:00-4:00 PM (no afternoon class available for Advanced Robotics June 11-15)
  • COST: $95.00 each session – Cash or check, payable to Jill Gibson.
  • Camp Counselors will be NDPA students earning money to go to Spain!

STEM COORDINATOR: Jill Gibson (Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, 24 years of teaching & LEGO Extraordinaire because of her two young sons.) Want more information?


Parker N. – 2nd Place for project “iCompost”
Collin S. – Excellent for project “Laser output”
Caroline T. – 3rd place for project “El Nino vs. La Nina”
Special Award from Association for Women Geoscientists
Abigail D. – 2nd place for project “Microbial Fuel Cell”
Sabrina M. – 2nd place for project “Commensal Microorganisms”
PLEASE CHECK YOUR STUDENT LUNCH BALANCES – As we near the end of the school year, it is important you stay on top of your student’s lunch balance. You can check it online in your Aspire account. Please make sure your student’s lunch is not interrupted due to lack of funds. You are welcome at any time to apply for free or reduced lunch. Applications are at the school and available online: ”This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

Meal Pricing: K-6 $2.00 / 7-9 $2.40 / Non students $3.50
Monthly Payments:
Rest of April – Reduced $6.40; Grades K-6 $32.00; Grades 7-9 $38.40
May – Reduced $7.60; Grades K-6 $38.00, Grades 7-9 $45.60
Pay to the end of the school year and forget about it:
April 20 to end of year – Reduced $10.40 / Grades K-6 $52.00 / Grades 7-9 $62.40
SO LogoCONGRATULATIONS TO SCIENCE OLYMPIAD! In the words of Ms. Adams: “Our kiddos truly are amazing because on Saturday, March 31st, at the University of Utah, in what was a very loooong day, our kiddos did very well going up against the top 28 teams in the state, most of which are district junior high schools. Be sure to congratulate them on all the hard work they did. They have certainly earned it!”

1st place: Thermodynamics: Lauren C., Mason T.
3rd place: Herpetology: Gavin K., Haley Y.
3rd place: Crime Busters: Savanna C., Kennedy C.
3rd place: Road Scholar: Savanna C., Haley Y.
Overall Score: 5th in the state!
“Can you believe it? Truly an amazing day! But these kids couldn’t have done it without the support of the staff and teachers at NDPA. One of the many reasons I feel truly blessed to be a part of such an amazing school.”

SPAIN SUMMER EXCHANGE PROGRAM – Israel Jarabo, a former NDPA JH teacher, has a group of students in his current school, ages 13-16, who are interested in doing a summer exchange with NDPA students. This is a great opportunity for families to host a Spanish student and help them experience American culture and, in return, help your student learn more about Spanish culture. Mr. Jarabo will facilitate the exchange program, visitors to Spain will go to his home town of San Vicente del Raspieg (information about the city here: Date and length of stay are flexible. Please contact Israel Jarabo with questions,


Monday, April 23 – Soccer HOME (at Ellison Park)
Monday, April 23 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Tuesday, April 24 – AFTER SCHOOL: Soccer Practice, Mighty Kicks
Tuesday, April 24 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Wednesday, April 25 – 8th grade BizTown (formerly Reality Town), meet at Clearfield FrontRunner Station at 8:10 AM
Wednesday, April 25 – AFTER SCHOOL: K-6 Art, Spirit Squad
Wednesday, April 25 – Soccer AWAY vs OPA
Wednesday, April 25 – “Shrek” rehearsal (6:00-8:00 PM)
Thursday, April 26 – AFTER SCHOOL: STEM, Science in Action
Thursday, April 26 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Friday, April 27 – 6th-8th Student Government Application Due
Friday, April 27 – NDPA Immersion Application opens
Friday, April 27 – 6th grade field trip to Central Davis Sewer Plant
Friday, April 27 – AFTER SCHOOL: Soccer (2:30-4:00), Spirit Squad
Friday, April 27 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, April 28 – Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM
Saturday, April 28 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday, April 28 – Volleyball Skills, 2:30 PM

Monday, April 30 – AFTER SCHOOL: 1st-6th Karate
Monday, April 30 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1 – AFTER SCHOOL: Mighty Kicks
Tuesday, May 1 – “Shrek” rehearsal, 6:00-8:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1 – Student Government Parent Meeting; 6:00 PM, rm. 217
Tuesday, May 1 – NDPA LEO Night @ Zupas
Wednesday, May 2 – AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad
Wednesday, May 2 – “Shrek Jr” performance, 7:00 PM, tickets available at box office
Wednesday, May 2 – Community Council, 3:30 PM
Thursday, May 3 – AFTER SCHOOL: Science in Action
Thursday, May 3 – “Shrek Jr” performance, 7:00 PM, tickets available at box office
Friday, May 4 – Dollar Dress Day
Friday, May 4 – Libraries closed for the year – get those books turned in!
Friday, May 4 – 7th grade field trip to DATC, 8:30 AM
Friday, May 4 – “May the 4th Be with YOu” 3rd grade lunch with parents
Friday, May 4 – AFTER SCHOOL: Spirit Squad
Friday, May 4 – “Shrek Jr” performance, 7:00 PM, tickets available at box office
Saturday, May 5 – Spirit Squad, 7:00 AM
Saturday, May 5 – “Shrek Jr” performance, 1:00 PM, tickets available at box office
Saturday, May 5 – “Shrek Jr” performance, 7:00 PM, tickets available at box office


  • Teacher Appreciation Week – Monday, May 6-Friday, May 11
  • Last Day of School – Friday, May 25