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February 3, 2020
Dear Northwood Families,
We have had a busy start to 2020 with our extended Great Kindness Challenge Month, Global Reading Challenge, classroom enrichment activities, and several days of snowy weather. February promises to keep us hopping, too.
This newsletter contains the following content:
•Arrival and Dismissal
•Northwood Family Literacy Night
•Northwood Scholastic Book Fair
•Northwood International Night
•Mindfulness and Focus Character Trait
•Upcoming Events and Activities
Arrival and Dismissal
Normal school hours are 9:10am to 3:45pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9:10am to 2:05pm on Wednesdays. The school office is open from 8am to 4pm. The playground and school grounds are unsupervised before and after school hours. Please plan for your child to arrive at school no sooner than 9:00am unless they are attending a supervised club or activity. Children are expected to leave campus at dismissal per their parents' daily plan to ensure parents know where they are after school.
Northwood Family Literacy Night
Northwood’s Family Literacy Night returns this year on Wednesday, February 26 from 5:30-7:00pm. We are excited to invite parents/guardians and students to come to Northwood for an evening of learning together. Our Northwood staff have been planning lessons and gathering supplies to make this a great night, and we hope you will join us. For more information about the evening and to register to attend, please see the Family Literacy Night flier to RSVP. Remember, you must RSVP by February 14 to attend!
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Northwood Mission Statement
About NorthwoodAt Northwood, our mission is to provide all students access and opportunity to learn and grow academically, socially, and emotionally through meaningful relationships and relevant and engaging learning opportunities, supporting all members of our community to be better than we think we can be, and preparing to embrace the challenges of a changing world.