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Welcome to Northwest Elementary School Hutchison Rd. Tampa, FL fax
Who Can Help at Northwest? Bryan QuigleyPrincipal Christine ChengAssistant Principal Gina JonesCounselor Belinda PopeMedia Specialist Sharon BuggReading Coach Susan ZakCafeteria Manager MaryJane ChamberlainSocial Worker Linda HillPsychologist We all can!
Northwest Elementary School Mascot: Nighthawk Colors: Red, White and Blue Motto: Where Futures Begin. Uniforms: Optional – Red/White/Blue shirt Khaki/Navy Blue Pants
Communication with Parents Website Monthly School/PTA Newsletter Kindergarten Daily Folders ParentLink phone calls Scheduled Parent Conferences Phone/ (24 hours response) Attendance – – Select Option 1 to report absence
Arrival No earlier than 7:30 am Car line begins at 7:30 am in the side parking lot. Form a single line. Pull all the way to the end of the covered area before students exit on the right side of the car only. Bikers Bus students will be dropped off in the front of the school.
Arrival Students go to breakfast before going to class. Except K the first 2 weeks. The front of the school is for buses only until 8:00 am. School begins at 8:00 am After 8:00 am students report to the front office for a tardy slip. Tardy students are to be walked to class by an adult.
Cafeteria Universal Breakfast (All students eat free) Special Dietary Needs. Lunch Price - $2.25 Snack Bar How to send payment envelope labeled with student and teacher name, student lunch # Online pay - Free/ Reduced Meals complete application and submit for approval online or to cafeteria Birthday Treats No parties, can send store bought cookies or cupcakes to share at lunch Eating Lunch with Students Must prearrange with teacher. Please sign in at the office. Serve form required.
Emergency Cards Keep updated – If there is a change in phone, update card as soon as possible Photo IDs required to sign out student Only people on the card can pick up students Medications All medicines have to be distributed by School Nurse/Health Assistant – Doreen Lewis Have to have a prescription No over the counter Cough drops / Medicine Creams Tylenol/Aspirin
Dismissal No sign outs after 1:45 pm. (12:45 on Mondays) Dismissal is at 2:15 pm. (1:15 on Mondays) Car riders are picked up in the afternoon the same way as morning. Walkers and bikers will be supervised in the media center and released at 2:30 pm. (1:30 on Mondays) From 1:45 pm to 2:30pm the front driveway of the school is for buses only. (12:45-1:30 on Mondays) If there is a change in the way home- Call or write note Cannot change buses/stops
PTA PresidentMalani Satyajit Membership = $5.00 Boxtops/Campbell Soup Labels Bingo General Meeting – Thursday, January 16th
Dads Club David Prieto – Monthly Meetings Students invited to every meeting Workdays Golf Tournament Northwest support No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.
Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer application required (SERVE) You do not need to come to the school to volunteer. Both PTA and Non PTA opportunities Be a part of the school community
School and Family Events Conference Nights Restaurant Nights Fall Fest Great American Teach In Concerts 100 th Day Celebration Monthly Curriculum Nights SAC Meetings/events Patriotic Program
Kindergarten Schedule 7:30-8:00Morning Work 8:00-8:30RTI Block 8:30-10:30 ELA Block Shared Reading/Phonics Guided Reading Daily 5 Centers Writing 10:36-11:06Lunch 11:06-12:00Math 12:00-1:00Science 1:00-1:30Teacher Directed PE 1:30-2:10Social Studies/Social Centers 2:10Dismissal
Getting Ready Letter Names and Sounds Read with your child daily Library Time VPK Talk and Have Fun!!!!
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way! Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!Dr. SeussOh, the Places You'll Go!