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Friday, February 12th
Staff Development Day -
There will be no school on
Monday, February 15th,
in observance of Washington’s Day.
IUSD RESIDENCY VERIFICATION
Dear Parent or Guardian:
The Irvine Unified School District will once again require residency verification for all IUSD students enrolling for the 2016-17 school year. This process is an annual legal requirement in California and it helps our district ensure that all available resources are spent efficiently and effectively to the benefit of our Irvine families. Moreover, these additional steps will help provide a full and precise accounting of our student population as we review staffing for the coming year.
By completing the following forms for each of your students, you will be making a formal declaration that your child lives within IUSD’s attendance boundaries.
2016-17 Residency Verification and Affidavit
(To complete forms, you must click “enable editing”)
•If you are considered a co-resident (you and your family are living with the owner or renter of your residence), please also note the “Co-Residency Supplemental Form.” This documentation must be completed as part of the Residency Verification and AffidavitForms by parents or guardians who share a home with another family or individual.
Debra Krumpholz Memorial Fund
Northwood Elementary lost a dear staff member, Debra Krumpholz. Mrs. Krumpholz served as our school psychologist at Northwood for 33 years and 35 years in education.She was known for her passion, dedication, advocacy, and support of our students, staff and families.
The Krumpholz family has created a memorial fund that would support Northwood students and staff that honors the legacy of Debra Krumpholz.
If you would like to make a donation,
please click on the link.
Enroll NOW to secure your spot.
CLASSES OFFERED CLICK HERE!
Registration for our Winter IPSF ACE classes is OPEN.
ACE classes are a sure boredom buster and are offered right here on the Northwood campus after school. We are proud to welcome back some old time favorites like Chess, Clay, Cartooning and Jedi Engineering with Legos. We are also excited to offer Acting with Shakespeare and Marine Biology.
To register for any of the classes
log on to:
Irvine Junior Games Sign-Up
Grades 4 - 6
How do I sign up??
It is easy!
and complete the simple registration process online!
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 4TH -6TH GRADES
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH.
Entry fee is $30/ athlete and includes an Irvine Junior Games 2016 T-shirt, track clinic, and "free day" at Camp James.
Sunday, May 15th
Check in 8:30am, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Irvine Unified School District
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education, in conjunction with Orange County Department of Education, Fullerton School District, and Irvine Unified School District, presents a free opportunity for parents and teachers of gifted learners.
An Educational Night for Parents:
Understanding the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children.
Featured Speaker: Ian Byrd, Educational Consultant/Trainer
Space is limited for this free event; however, registration is required.
Please note the online registration links
Registration Link: http://ocde.k12oms.org/1287-108950
Irvine Unified School District Learning Center;
Conference Room 1
3387 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA 92606
at Northwood Pizza
Monday, February 22nd
Located in Northwood Town Center. Call for Delivery or Pick-up.
Bring in flyer and 20% will be donated to Northwood Elementary
Click here for flyer
Thank you for your support!
NORTHWOOD GATE PARENT
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:00 to 7:00 pm
What is the selection process for The Gifted and Talented (GATE) identification in Irvine? What is APAAS all about?
Parents interested in discovering the answers to these questions and see firsthand examples of how the Common Core State Standards are differentiated for our gifted and talented students at Northwood Elementary are invited to attend our information night.
Our parking lot can accommodate our staff but our school was designed for a walking community. With many parents driving, we are experiencing excessive traffic and delayed pick up for kids while fostering an atmosphere that could become dangerousfor our community. After observing our traffic patterns, I would like for you to consider one or more of the following options in order to provide a safer environment for our Northwood students, staff and parents:
- Walk - It's healthy, environmentally friendly, and a great way to bond with others.
Parents can wait in one of three areas:
- In front of the school
- Next to the park (must stay on grass - the blacktop is for instructional use)
- Next to entrance off Lewis (please stay near wall)
- Park on the street OR in our our parking lot (pick up only) - Get out and walk your child to your car. This may cost a few extra minutes, but it will reduce the traffic back up and ensure your child is safely boarded inyour vehicle.
- Park Behind the School - There is a long stretch of sidewalk. If you drive in off of Trabuco, left on Lewis and then on Lindberg, you can park along the long stretch behind our school. Agree on a meeting place and have your child scan and look for your car behind our school - this is a great practice for upper grade students
- Please be respectful to our neighbors and do not block their driveway.
Please note that there is no supervision for students and students must be picked up within 10 minutes of dismissal.
Students can simply log on to http://stmath.com/
and enter their picture password to participate.
What is ST Math? Created by MIND Research Institute, Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math®
is game-based instructional software for K-12 and is designed to boost math comprehension and proficiency through visual learning. Integrating with classroom instruction, ST Math incorporates the latest research in learning and the brain and promotes mastery-based learning and mathematical understanding. The ST Math
software games use interactive, graphically-rich animations that visually represent mathematical concepts to improve conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills. Whether in the classroom, computer lab or at home, learning never stops with ST Math.