TOP NEWS:
 
The first PTO meeting of the year is this Friday, September 4th at 9:15.  Come help us decide which Fall fundraiser theme to chose, hear plans for the upcoming year for PTO sponsored events, and hear from Mr. Johnson.  Everyone is invited and younger siblings are always welcome!
 

NBS Colt Newsletter for Week of August 31st, 2015

 
NBS Colt
Upcoming Events
 
 
Friday 9/4 9:15   

PTO First Meeting       

Monday
9/7
Labor Day
No School
Tuesday 9/8  7-8pm Taylor Mali at BHS
Thursday, 9/10

NBS Picture Day
Thursday, 9/10
  Back to School Night
Friday-Sunday
9/18-20 
F: 5-10
Sat: 12-10
Sun: 12-5 
 Grove Avenue Carnival
     
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    In This Issue   

    • Buddy Welcome to our new families joining the NBS community. The PTO sponsors a buddy program for new families joining the district to help you settle in and ask questions about the school and area. If you have not signed up yet and would like a buddy please contact Jodi Scavo by clicking here.
    • Back to school Back to School Night is set for September 10th. The staff of NBS will be present and many of the PTO members will be available to help answer questions.
    •  PTO Meeting The PTO is staffed by parent volunteers and there are many interesting opportunities to become involved. We hope you agree that a strong PTO means a more enriched place for our children to learn and grow. There are many activities to jump in and help, fun stuff at school and many tasks that can be done at home! For those that volunteer today thank you so much and hoping we have a few more to swell our team! Please join us for the 1st PTO meeting on Friday, September 4th at 9:15 am, it would be great to get some new thoughts and ideas for the coming year.  You can also contact our President, Becky Marsh at anytime to discuss ideas or ways to get involved at rmarshotr@mac.com
    • PTO The PTO needs your email addresses!  
    • If you did not write your contact information on a blue sheet of paper at Meet the Teacher please send: Child Name (first and last), Teacher, Parent name (first and last) and corresponding email addresses to Sara Roach at sroach@att.net .  Emails are used by the room coordinators and PTO to communicate classroom volunteer opportunities and events only.  Communication of all events and volunteer sign ups will be primarily by email.  If you opt out you may miss important and exciting information!  The PTO must receive you information directly from you to communicate with you.
    • Yearbook   Last Call for online ordering of 2015-16 yearbooks!  You may order them until Monday, August 31st.  Order today! Questions? please contact Dawn Patten, treasurer at dpatten57@gmail.com.
    • Box tops  The Box Tops for Education program will be running again at NBS. This is a very easy way for everyone to help raise funds for the school. So get collecting, the classroom competitions will start soon!

    HAPPENINGS IN THE COMMUNITY
    • BYB Calling all 2nd-5th grade boys! Join Barrington Youth Basketball, the fast track to playing varsity basketball for Barrington High School! 4th-5th graders: “Skills I” begins September 12; participation is mandatory for 5th graders seeking placement on a winter travel roster. 2nd-3rd graders: Coach Wall’s legendary development program starts November 9. REGISTRATION FOR BOTH PROGRAMS OPENED ONLINE ON AUGUST 20! Visit www.BarringtonYB.com for details and registration; email Anne MacIver at info@barringtonyb.com with any questions. Please see our BYB flyer.  We hope to welcome your son to the exciting world of feeder basketball! Get in the game!
    • Scouts Round Up for Cub Scouts will be on Tuesday, September 15 at 6pm followed by a Cub Scout Pack Meeting featuring the Science Guy! Cub Scouts is a really fun program for boys where they get to go great places, build amazing models, play all kinds of sports, go camping, learn about the world around them and so many more things! Cub Scout leaders will also be at the back to school night on Thursday, September 10.  Den leaders will be on hand to answer any questions about the program.  For more information about our pack, please check out our website.
    • Broncos read Broncos Read: An Evening with Taylor Mali 
    • Taylor Mali will be speaking to students during the school day on Tuesday, September 8th as part of the BHS Day of Literacy, and interested community members at 7pm in the Barrington High School Auditorium. Organized by Broncos Read, this event is the culmination of a new summer of reading initiative to help instill a passion for literacy in all students and staff.  RSVP at Barrington220.org/TaylorMali
    • Grove Carnival  The Annual Grove Avenue Carnival is September 18-20!
    • A family fun activity!  An old fashioned carnival with rides, games, and food. “Buy Early and Save!” Order your Carnival tickets by Sept. 11th and receive special discounts on tickets and wristbands. 10% of your school’s total pre-sale purchases will go back to our PTO. Check out the presale form for more information. 
     
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