• Polar Plunge 2017 TOMORROW! You can still jump!
  • Science Fair – Judges still needed on January 25
  • NDPA 2017-18 Recommitment
  • K-6 Yearbook Cover Contest
  • Be Informed: Join NDPA Text Alerts/Like us on Facebook
  • Don’t forget to sign up for your 9th grade CCR’s
  • NDPA Marquee Greetings
  • Art Auction Silent Auction & Decoration Donations Needed
  • Need help logging volunteer hours?

POLAR PLUNGE 2017 TOMORROW! Don’t forget the Polar Plunge is TOMORROW, Saturday, January 21, at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden. Check-in and late registration begin at 9:30 am. $25/adults, $15/students. We’ll have hot cocoa and snacks, Dance & Cheer will be performing, and of course we’ll be watching our brave Lions jump into the icy, cold water. Remember to wear shoes that can get wet and muddy if you are plunging. Spectators, dress warmly and bring small bills for a raffle. See you at the Polar Plunge!

SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES STILL NEEDED – Judges are still needed for NDPA’s Annual Science Fair on January 25! Judges will be treated to a continental breakfast while being trained on how to score projects at 8:15 AM. Judging will be from 9:00–11:00 AM (or until are projects are judged). If you can help out, please contact Mrs. Adams at for more details or to sign up. Thank you in advance for supporting NDPA’s 11th year of Science Fair!

NDPA 2017-18 RECOMMITMENT – PARENTS: You should have received an email asking you to recommit for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline to declare your intent is January 31. Your recommitment helps us determine the number of openings we will have available for those who are trying to enroll into NDPA. You can also add siblings, such as new kindergarteners. Please check your inbox for this important email. If you did not receive an email, contact Karyn Baker,

Submit your Black & White drawing, sketch,
doodle on PLAIN white(no lined) paper of any size,
with NDPA related things to the POET desk.
**Deadline Extended to Friday, February 24th
Include your Name, Grade & Teacher with your entry!
Questions or Concerns about what to draw?
Contact-Audrey Laser or Shelly Madsen

BE INFORMED: JOIN NDPA TEXT ALERTS – Be in the know about snow days and other important school information by joining NDPA Text Alerts. Text “@k-4alerts” or “@5-9alerts” to 81010. If you have trouble using 81010, try sending a text to (385) 218-6887.

Remember to “LIKE” North Davis Preparatory Academy on Facebook:

DON’T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR 9th GRADE CCR’S – We’re using to organize our upcoming 9th Grade CCR’s. If your student is in 9th grade please sign up to come meet with your student and the Counselor regarding their next step in their high school academic career.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to see our SignUp on
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

NDPA MARQUEE GREETINGS – Go to the website, under the POET section to see samples and how to order your Student Celebrations or Teacher Kudos:

ART AUCTION SILENT AUCTION & DECORATION DONATIONS NEEDED – Donations Needed from YOU for our Annual Art Auction!

FIRST: If you’ve never been to NDPA’s Annual Art Auction or are new to our school, you should check out this short, informative video!

SECOND: We need YOUR help! The Art Auction relies on donations to raise money for our school. Do you own a business, work for a company that gives generously, or just want to give? We appreciate and accept it ALL!

Here are just a few ideas:

  • Gift Certificates/Cards
  • Money/Coupons/Tickets/Vouchers
  • Small business items
  • Massage, Dental, Vision Certificates
  • Supplies for Art, School, Baby
  • Date/Family Night Experiences
  • New Toys, Equipment, or other items
  • And Much More!

Please drop off all donations at the Elementary front desk between NOW and mid-February. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Isabel Patterson at

THIRD: Decoration donations wanted- We are looking for some items to take our Art Auction to the sea! Below is a list of items we are in search of. Please put donations in the designated box at the elementary POET desk.

  • Cylinder glass vases – larger sizes
  • Ivory candles – floating & big enough to fill cylinder vase
  • Twine/jute
  • Tin cans #10
  • Spray paint – silver, gold, blue, teal, coral
  • Sand
  • Starfish – natural colors
  • Shells – natural colors
  • Glass fish bowls – varying sizes

NEED HELP WITH VOLUNTEER HOURS? If you need help logging your volunteer hours or finding out how many you’ve logged, please go to the volunteer page on our website: or contact Rebecca Miner,


Monday, January 23 – AFTER-SCHOOL: EcoGeeks, “Joseph” rehearsal, Volleyball open-gym (5:30-7:00 PM)
Monday, January 23 – Boys & Girls Basketball AWAY games, 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM @ Ascent Academy, 22 S 650 W, Farmington
Tuesday, January 24 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Basketball
Wednesday, January 25 – NDPA Science Fair, open house 6:30, awards 7:00
Wednesday, January 25 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Techno Club, “Joseph” rehearsal, Bagpipes (4:30-5:15), Cheer (6:00)
Wednesday, January 25 – Boys & Girls Basketball AWAY games, 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM @ Ogden Prep, 1435 Lincoln Avenue, Ogden
Thursday, January 26 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Basketball, Zumba, Mock Trial
Friday, January 27 – Parent-Teacher Conference Scheduler opens to parents
Friday, January 27 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Basketball, Music Club, EcoGeeks, Mock Trial, “Joseph” rehearsal, Dance, Cheer (3:30), Volleyball open gym (5:30)
Saturday, January 28 – #4 Science Olympiad Practice, 10:00 AM
Saturday, January 28 – Volleyball open-gym, 10:00 AM

Monday, January 30 – AFTER-SCHOOL: EcoGeeks, “Joseph” rehearsal, Volleyball open-gym (5:30-7:00 PM)
Monday, January 30 – Boys & Girls Basketball HOME games, 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Tuesday, January 31 – 2017-18 School Year Recommitment Deadline
Tuesday, January 31 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Basketball
Wednesday, February 1 – AFTER-SCHOOL: FBLA, Bagpipes (4:30-5:15), Cheer (6:00)
Wednesday, February 1 – Boys & Girls Basketball AWAY games, 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM, American Prep, 1255 W 2590 S, West Valley City
Wednesday, February 1 – NDPA Board meeting, 6:00 PM, elementary library
Thursday, February 2 – AFTER-SCHOOL: Basketball, Zumba, Mock Trial
Thursday, February 2 – Community Council, 3:30 PM, Jr. High library
Thursday, February 2 – NDPA Jump Into Jr. High, 7:00 PM
Friday, February 3 – Dollar Dress Day
Friday, February 3 – AFTER-SCHOOL: LA Honors Discussion Group (1:30-4:00), Basketball, Music Club, EcoGeeks, Dance, “Joseph” rehearsal, Cheer (3:30), Volleyball open gym (5:30)
Saturday, February 4 – Science Olympiad Invitational
Saturday, February 4 – Volleyball open-gym, 10:00 AM