NBS PTO Colt Newsletter, October 5th, 2015
NBS Colt - The newsletter of North Barrington Elementary School
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Key Dates
Picture Re-take Day Friday, October 9 
How to Raise an Adult 7pm- Tuesday, October 13
5th Grade Run       
 4pm-Tuesday, October 20
Parent-Teacher Conferences - No School
Thurs. & Fri. October 22 & 23

In This Issue  
Fall Conference Dinner for NBS Staff

Please help provide our teachers with a warm and delicious meal during the first evening of fall conferences; a great way to say thank-you for a successful first trimester!  Sign-up times are for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 20th and 21st.  For more details check out our signup genius.


NBS Dines IN on Pizza Night- Thank you!
We had a great turnout for our Pizza and Bingo Night with over 350 people!  Thank you to all of the great teacher, parent and student volunteers and NBS families for coming out for a fun night of pizza and bingo here at NBS!
October PTO Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Please click  to see the PTO Meeting Agenda from the October 2nd PTO Meeting and the approved Minutes from the September meeting.  Please join us for our next meeting on Friday, November 13th at 9:15 am in the multi-purpose room at NBS!

Discovery Language Classes at North Barrington
Fall 2015-2016 Registration for Spanish and Chinese Classes at NBS. Deadline for Registration is Oct.9th Click here for details and registration form.
Run the 5th Grade Mile
Join us on October 20th at Ron Beese Park, Barrington High School's Cross Country Team will be hosting a one mile district meet for 5th Grade students and a half mile fun run for all other elementary students. This is a fun way for all students to get out, get some exercise and meet some kids from other schools. Come out and cheer on our Colts! For more information check out the flyer here.
Community Happenings
Barrington Team Handball Club

Calling all 4th & 5th graders! Learn an Olympic sport in the early years of youth development in the U.S.!

Barrington Team Handball Club, coached by junior national team head coach Craig Rot, is the ONLY youth club in the United States sponsored by USA Team Handball, the national governing body for the sport. Last summer, U14 and U21 national teams competed with 40+ countries in the global youth championships in Gothenburg, Sweden — including 6 kids from Station Middle School!
Visit https://www.facebook.com/thcbarrington for details and registration or check out our flyer!
Starts October 5th at Barrington Park District!
How To Raise An Adult
How to Raise an Adult

Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and

Prepare Your Kid for Success

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 7 pm,

Barrington High School, 616 West Main Street, Barrington, Il, 60010
How successful will your child be? Are you raising a great student but a lousy adult? Put yourself out of a job by fostering your child's independence and allow them to "find their true selves". Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshman at Stanford University, graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School and mother of two, discusses her book How to Raise an Adult, the effects of over managing our children's lives and how to raise a happy and fulfilled adult. Space is limited so please RSVP to http://barrington220.org/RaiseAnAdult.
For more information please check out this link!  
North Barrington PTO, 310 North Highway 59, North Barrington, IL 60010, nbsptonewsletter@gmail.com