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Navigator News October 28, 2019

Message from Ms. Kerry

The school year got off to a running start in September, and it seems incredible that we’re turning the corner to November already! It’s a season to give thanks. I want to express how thankful I am for the incredible support our community has shown our school - and families in need. It is such a privilege to be part of this community.


Upcoming Dates:

October 28 to Nov 1- Red Ribbon Week

October 31 - Pumpkin Judging

October 31 - Halloween Parade

November 2 - 5th Grade Camp Woody Fundraiser Family Activity Night (FAN)

November 11 - Inservice NO SCHOOL

November 12 - Veteran’s Day Assembly

November 15 - Impact Aid Surveys Due

November 20-26 Book Fair

November 22 - Thanksgiving Feast

November 25-26 Student-Led Conferences, early release both days

November 27-29 Thanksgiving Break, No School


Volunteers make our world better! Thank you!


Diane Gould, Lia Sanford, Betsy Lund, Aaren Ellsworth, Kathy Tilley, Cory Pedersen, Dianne Ibarra, Jack Ackerman, Andrea Kouremetis, Eimeir O’Callaghan, Alexis Jackson, Esther Butler, Laurie Pedersen, Sharon Horn, Nicole Vosgien, Melissa Butler.


Dianne Gould, Lia Sanford, Alexis Jackson, Aaren Ellsworth, Laurie Pedersen, Barb Brown, John Ackerman, Joyce Gregory, Crystal Burnside, Sue Deevers, Cori Goodwin, Mel Waterbury, Betsy Lund, Ryan Sharratt, Travis Diemer, Melissa Bravo, Rebecca Fish, Jordan Harbison, Amber Harrison, Erin Mannelin, Peter Danelski, Matt Gandel, Penny Bosche, Jeremy McBride, Tracy Opheim, Abby Brown, Cullen Griffin, Pete Longrich, Rony Harden.


Red Ribbon Week

This week, we celebrate healthy choices! Plus, Spirit Week!  Mr. Foreman will teach counseling lessons focused on healthy choices and lifestyles

Mon. Oct. 28-Wear Red

Tues. Oct. 29-Crazy Hat or Hair Day

Wed. Oct. 30-Wear North Star Spirit or Sports Wear

Thurs. Oct. 31-Wear Your Costume

Fri. Nov. 1-Pajama Day


Impact Aid Surveys

Impact Aid surveys for 2019 were sent home today, one for each child at North Star. Please be sure to fill out this important form -it affects how much funding our district receives from the federal government. If you have questions or need help with the survey, give us a call at 481-2000. 


Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Submissions due on Wednesday

Judging on Thursday

Pumpkins go home on Thursday


Family Activity Night

Saturday, November 2, 5:30-7:30 PM

A Mexican Fiesta Theme!

Dia de los Muertos -Day of the Dead

Taco Bar and Agua Fresca!

Proceeds will support our 5th grade classes for their Outdoor Adventure Learning on Woody Island in May.

Check out the North Star and PTA facebook pages for more details about activities.


Halloween Parade

Please join us on October 31 for North Star’s Halloween parade! It starts at 1:15 pm.  Kids may wear costumes to school.  Costumes must be kindergarten-friendly, no weapons, blood and gore. Thanks!  Check in with your child’s teacher to find out how you can support the classroom party.


Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students)

Donuts for Dads Wednesday, November 6, 7:30-8:15 am. ‘Dads,’ drop off your student at school and enjoy coffee and donuts together in the Commons!


Thanksgiving Feast Friday, November 22

One of North Star’s most cherished traditions is coming up in just over 3 weeks! This is a huge community event for our school, and it requires a lot of planning and coordination of jobs.  There will be a sign up sheet in the office if you can help. Thank you!


Student-Led Conferences

November 25th and 26th. Details coming soon!