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Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:22

May Minutes availableMinutes from the May 20th meeting are now available.

May Minutes

The last PTO meeting of the 2013-2014 school year is scheduled for 6:30 pm in the Library on June 17th, 2014.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 10 June 2014 13:58 )
 
June Student Calendar now available PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 04 February 2014 08:41

The June Student CaJune School Calendarlendar is now available.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 June 2014 16:45 )
 
Principal's message PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 08:28

principal's message

Dear North Community,                                                         June, 2014

On June 16 from 6:00 to 7:00 North, Chase, and South schools will be holding open houses for new students and families that have been reassigned due to the redistricting of school ines. This month is filled with parent presentations and field trips. It's been an amazing year of learning; enjoy the leisurely days of summer. You will receive class placement postcards during the week of August 25th. Listed are the scheduled events for the remainder of the year. Thank you for your continued support on our journey of learning.

End of Year Scheduled Events June 2014

  • Tuesday June 3: Field day ( Rain Date June 12)
  • Wednesday, June 4: Audubon KR/KB
  • Thursday June 5: 9:00 KR/KB Tour of the Town, 1:00 2nd grade Reading Round-Up
  • Friday June 6: 5th grade Field Trip Holiday Lanes, 9:30 3rd grade Massachusetts presentation mini aud, KS/KW Audubon Field Trip, 4th grade field trip to the Whaling Museum 4V/4R>
  • Monday June 9: 4M/4S Field Trip Whaling Museum
  • Monday June 9: 5th grade information session with middle school representative mini 10:00
  • Tuesday June 10: 5th grade celebration 11:30 AM
  • Tuesday June 10: 4th grade strings travel concert performance travel to Wilbur and South
  • Wednesday June 11: 5th grade strings perform at Somerset Housing Authority
  • Wednesday June 11: KW/KS Tour of the Town, 3rd grade 1:45-2:45 Colonial Presentation gym
  • Thursday June 12: 5th Grade Band concert at North and Chase
  • Friday June 13: Kindergarten Performance 9:30 Mini auditorium
  • Monday June 16: 2nd grade Audobon 2D/2T
  • Monday June 16: 1:45 4th grade Invention Convention
  • Monday June 16: 6:00 to 7:00 New Families Open House at Chace, North, and South Schools
  • Tuesday June 17: 9:30 1st grade Poet’s Picnic, 5th grade step up day to middle school
  • Wednesday June 18: Audobon grade 2 2H/2S
  • Wednesday June 18: Incoming K orientation 9:30
  • Thursday June 19: 9:30 5th grade Award Ceremony
  • June 20, 23, and 24: half day for students 12:30 dismissal

Below are PATHS messages that will be included in the morning announcements the month of June. PATHS is the social/emotional curriculum that has been implemented k-5.

Week of June 2: Playing fair can make games a lot of fun. Remember one of our important rules. Everyone takes turns and everyone plays. Did you follow this rule in the last game you played?

Week of June 9: We can learn from our differences, and we can celebrate what makes each of us special.  Today, celebrate all our wonderful differences by seeing what’s wonderful in others.

June 16: Today, let’s remember that when we communicate, body language, tone of voice, and words convey the message.

June 23:Today, say something to a friend that will make him or her smile.

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 June 2014 21:51 )
 
Is there too much homework? PDF Print E-mail
Written by 4th grade reporter   
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 19:49

Too much homework?

Many parents and kids think the amount of homework given to students by schools is too much. Some parents spend the whole weekend doing homework with their children. Many kids are staying up till 10:00 p.m. doing homework assignments. Some kids even burst into tears from the amount of homework given to them. One kid in 1st grade in another school was given an assignment where he had to write a paper about a significant person in history that is at least two pages long with a bibliography. This 1st grader had just learned to read and write a couple of months ago and he had to do it all by himself. A 5th grade teacher in San Francisco says they are stressing their kids out, however researchers say american kids are getting the right amount of homework. Kids with this much homework don’t have a life and spend all day doing homework. Kids absolutely hate having this much homework. Kids have to complete up to two hours of homework a day. Kids always get in trouble for not completing their homework. They can’t complete their homework a lot because they don’t have time to do all the homework given to them. They have too do other stuff at home and sometimes have to go places. This why kids can’t finish their homework. Do you think kids have too much homework?

 
2nd grade update PDF Print E-mail
Written by Staff at North News   
Saturday, 22 March 2014 23:25

 

“Hi my name is Mrs.Bacon. Yes my name is spelled like the food and yes I like bacon.” If you are in Mrs. Dimarzio's second grade class or participated  in health class, you have heard this phrase before. Mrs. Bacon is filling in for Mrs. Dimarzio while she is having her second baby.

Second grade has been very busy this February. In math, Mrs. Bacon’s class is working with money, and double digit numbers with regrouping. In reading and writing, they are comparing and contrasting the “5 finger retell.”  Mrs Bacon explained the five fingers.

Pinky Finger: Characters: Who is the story mostly about?

Ring Finger: Setting: Where does the story take place? Where are the characters?

Middle Finger: Problem: What is the problem or challenge that that the character must face?

Index Finger: Events: What happens in the story? What does the character do to face the problem or challenges?

Thumb: Solution: How is the problem solved or the challenge met?

In social studies, they are learning about countries of the world. In science, they are learning about matter such as solids, liquids, and gases. The PATHS’ feelings for the week of February 10,2014 were shy and lonely.

Students interviewed think Mrs. Bacon is a great teacher.


Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 April 2014 08:37 )
 
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2014 MCAS Schedule

2014 Spring MCAS Dates

ELA MCAS dates are in March

Math and 5th grade Science are in May

For complete schedule, click MCAS Complete Schedule.

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This month's activities

June 3 (Tuesday) Field Day

June 4 (Wednesday) KR/KB Audubon trip

June 5 (Thursday) 2nd grade Reading Round-up 1pm
KR/KB tour of the town

June 6 (Friday) 3rd grade MA presentation
KS/KW Audubon
4V/4R Whaling Museum
5th grade field trip bowling

June 9 (Monday) 4S/4M Whaling Museum
10: am info session for 5th graders
(with Middle School rep)

June 10 (Tuesday) 5th grade celebration
4th grade strings Wilbur/South

June 11(Wednesday) KW/KS Tour of the town
5th grade strings Council on Aging

June 12 (Thursday) Rain date Field Day
10:45 Band presentation

June 13 (Friday)  9:30 Kindergarten Performance (Mini Aud)

June 16 (Monday) 2H/2S Audubon 
4th grade Invention Convention
6:00 to 7:00 Open house New Families

June 17 (Tuesday) Step Up Day (grade 5)
9:30 1st grade Poet's Picnic

June 18 (Wednesday) 2D/2T Audubon
9:30 Incoming K orientation

June 19 (Thursday) 5th grade Award Ceremony

June 20 (Friday) 12:30 Dismissal--Lunch Served

June 23 (Monday) 12:30 Dismissal--Lunch Served

June 24 (Tuesday) 12:30 Dismissal--Lunch Served.

 

 

Lunch Menu

 

Whitson's, our new school lunch provider, has an interactive menu on their website.

Somerset School Lunch Menus

The new price structure is as follows:

MEAL PRICING

Elementary Lunch $2.40

Middle School Regular Lunch $2.75

Middle School Premium Lunch $3.00

Reduced Price Lunch $0.40

Milk $0.50

100% Juice $0.50

Bottled Water 16.9 oz $1.00

Soy Milk $1.00