NBS Colt - The North Barrington Elementary School PTO Newsletter
Barrington220.org/North December 5th, 2016
Key Dates
PTO Holiday Luncheon Friday, December 9th
Classroom Holiday Parties Thursday, December 22nd
Winter Break December 23rd-January 9th

In This Issue

NBS Environmental Committee Green Corner

recycle Don’t know what to do with your old holiday lights, crayons,      crayola markers or batteries?

We’ve got solution for you! Drop them off in the collection bins in the NBS front vestibule!

                       We will make sure they are recycled!


green logo

Thank you to all of the students that submitted their artworks for the Green Corner Logo contest!

NBS Students are busy casting their votes through December 7th.

The winner will be announced by the end of the week!

NBS Horseshoe Hoe-Down 2016: Volunteers Needed!

horseshoe The NBS Horseshoe Committee is lassoing up students for a Horseshoe Hoe-Down on Tuesday, December 20th, and we need to rope you in to help! NBS students have been working hard to earn 25 Horseshoes by displaying safe, respectful and responsible behaviors, and now is their chance to party with their fellow buckeroos!

Volunteer times are either 9:00-11:30 (grades K, 3, 4, 5 will enjoy the Hoe-Down), or 1:45-3:30 (grades 1 and 2 will be at the Hoe-Down).  There will be nine stations during each shift that need ranch hands Please click here for the sign-up schedule.

Educational Foundation Teacher Tributes

edu found Honor a teacher this holiday season with a donation to the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation!

Show your appreciation for any District Teacher or Staff member with a Teacher Tribute. Each Honoree will receive a personalized seasonal card to commemorate your donation to the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation. Cards will be delivered to all schools the week before Winter Break. Honorees will also be acknowledged on the Educational Foundation website.

In order for the staff member to receive your Tribute prior to the winter break, gifts must be received by December 14, 2016. Click here to make your Teacher Tribute today!  

You Holiday Shop, and Shops give back to NBS!


Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3957984 and Amazon donates to Parent Teacher Organization Of North Barrington School.

In the Community
BARRINGTON GIVING DAY 2016- Saturday December 10th
BGD  Each December Barrington Giving Day invites families on the Free and Reduced lunch program residing in Barrington 220 School District to a Giving Day. Families receive food, warm coats, hats, gloves, snow pants, boots, books, blankets, and gifts. Members of Barrington churches, schools, businesses and civic organizations have always been generous in their support of this day. Giving Day 2015 helped over 750 families, this included 2,500 children, and senior citizens. These families live in our school district. They are our friends and neighbors. Each year the need is greater. Please see our flyer for more info or check out our website at http://www.barringtongivingday.org/

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