NBS PTO Colt Newsletter, May 23rd, 2016
NBS Colt - The newsletter of North Barrington Elementary School
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Key Dates
5th Grade Recognition
Thursday, May 26th
Last day of School!   Thursday, May 26th
Have a great Summer!!! Thursday, May 26th

In This Issue  


Field Day 2016


 Thank you to all of the Teachers, Staff and Parent Volunteers that helped to make Field Day 2016 a great event!  


School Supplies Raffle!


You can win a $100 Raffle for a Starbucks gift card or NBS Spirit wear! Simply order your school supplies, yearbook and/or PTO Dues by May 30 and be entered to win a $100 gift card.  It is like getting one each for free!
Place your order here.  List to self purchase supplies will be available in the NBS virtual Backpack June 1st. If you choose to do so read item description carefully, folder and notebook colors must match to adhere to the system used throughout NBS.  Contact Dawn Patten at Dpatten57@gmail.com with questions.  


JJ's Yogurt!


You deserve a Yummy Frozen Yogurt!  Stop by JJ’s Yogurt in Lake Zurich from Wednesday through Sunday with the ticket coming home in backpacks this week and get a yummy treat!  10% of proceeds will be given back to NBS via the Student Council.


Parent Buddy Volunteers Needed for 2016-17


Parent Buddies Needed!  NBS offers parent buddies to new families each year as a way to help and assimilate them into our community.  Buddies are asked to contact assigned families to help answer questions and welcome them to NBS.  If you are willing to be a parent buddy please contact Karson Maxey at kmaxey03@yahoo.com.

2016-2017 Room Coordinators Wanted!

Are you interested in being a NBS Room Coordinator for the upcoming school year? If so, please complete the form at link, and return it to the school office by Monday, May 23rd,  or e-mail it to PTO Room Coordinator Chair Annette Isaacson at annette.isaacson@gmail.com.  Room Coordinator responsibilities typically include planning classroom parties, recruiting classroom volunteers, welcoming new families, and supporting NBS’ fabulous teaching staff. Please contact Annette Isaacson at the e-mail address above with any questions.  Thank you!


Thank you to everyone who volunteered at NBS in 2015-16!


Thank you to all of you that have made our NBS PTO such a success! Many hours of planning, supporting and executing events in and out of the classroom. We would also like to thank those who support the school in other ways such as fund raising and donations. It's been a great year and it's thanks to all of you! 

Virtual Backpack
virtual backpack

Don't forget to check the NBS Virtual Backpack! The Virtual Backpack is a place for Barrington 220 families to receive flyers and other information from the district and community organizations without the hassle of sorting through printed papers sent home with your child. 

Community Happenings
Barrington Educational Foundation

The 12th Annual Barrington 220 Educational Foundation 2016 Golf Challenge will be held at the Biltmore Country Club on June 23. Players of all skill levels are welcome to participate in a fun, relaxing day of golf.  Click here for more information.

Rock the Ride

July 3rd at the Barrington Brat Tent!

Enjoy great food, kids activities, entertainment and live bands all day!

This event celebrates Ride for 3 Reasons 2017! Barrington resident, Bob Lee has passed the torch to Barrington High School junior, Jan Gierlach, who will embark on a 3,300 mile solo bike ride along the Southern Tier of the United States in February of 2017. He will ride for three causes: Cancer, ALS, and Hospice.

Click here for more information.



Newsletter / Website Submissions:

Please send submissions for both the newsletter and the website to nbsptonewsletter@gmail.com. Submissions are due by Friday, 4pm for the following Monday's newsletter. Please keep submissions brief and concise as we reserve the right to edit. Please include all necessary forms and flyers.
North Barrington PTO, 310 North Highway 59, North Barrington, IL 60010, nbsptonewsletter@gmail.com