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Elementary Students Donate to Local Food Bank

Once a month different classrooms will have the choice to donate something from the list to help the SENCA food Pantry. This is strictly a volunteer assignment, as this activity will be used to teach citizenship in helping the community. . . .

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September R.O.A.R.S. Jam

Students were recognized at the September R.O.A.R.S. Jam for positive behaviors. Dudley the tiger visited North School to reward students with a coupon for cash in for a snow cone. We want to thank P.I.E. for the donation of the snow cones . . .

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Homecoming Week Celebrated at North School

North School students enjoyed participating in the homecoming week events. The highlight of the week was having the high school student athletes come over for a pep rally!

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Makaila Nicholas speaks to North School

Speaker Makaila Nicholas speaks to North School about being Blatantly Honest about bullying. Students in grades K-5th grade had the opportunity to listen to her message.

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Buster Visits the Library

Buster has come back to the North School library to visit his friends. Buster is a therapy dog that will spend some time at North School in the library. Students are able to sit and read with Buster when he is here!

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First Day of School

North School welcomed Kindergarten through Second Grade students back to school on Wednesday, August 14. Looking forward to a year of academic and social growth. 

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North School Book Parade

North School students celebrated Children's Literacy week, April 29 through May 3. A book parade was held on Thursday, May 2. Students and staff particpated by dressing up or bringing their favorite book!

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Second Grade Students Receive Books

Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, Extension Educator at the Kimmel Education and Research Center in Nebraska City, shared her book “I Wonder” with second grade students. The book encourages children to think about the world in which they live. . . .

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F&M Bank presents to 2nd Grade

F&M Bank presented second grade students with their own piggy bank after a presentation on saving money. All second grade students received a bank. 

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North School: Donuts with Dad

Students from PCC to second grade had the opportunity to invite dad, or a male figure to school for Donuts with Dad. This was a great success! Students had the opportunity to enjoy a donut and read a few books with their special guest. Thank . . .

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Kids Heart Challenge

This year’s event was another successful event!  This year the event formally known as Jump/Hoops for Heart was changed to “KIDS HEART CHALLENGE.”  This year we did all jumping and hooping in physical education . . .

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North School: Muffins with Mom

Students from PCC to second grade had the opportunity to invite mom, or a female figure to school for Muffins with Mom. This was a great success! Students had the opportunity to enjoy a muffin and read a few books with their special guest. . . .

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Parent Child Center and SENCA Head Start Partnership

The Parent Child Center (PCC) and SENCA Head Start have partnered to provide high-quality early childhood services for decades to the districts' young children. This partnership is an effective collaboration where PCC provides preschool . . .

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Kindergarten Class Receives Books

Steve Kottich and his family purchased a book for every kindergarten student from the Scholastic Book Fair at North School in memory of his late wife, Diana. The books were hand delivered on Monday, March 11.

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North School Receives $1,000 Grant

Falls City North Elementary School was recently awarded $1000 from the 2018 Bowling to Schools Grant Program through the Kids Bowl Free Summer Bowling Program hosted at Falls City Lanes.  Local Elementary and Middle Schools were . . .

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R.O.A.R.S. Table

North School students are rewarded for positive behaviors in the lunchroom with a "special table" on Fridays. Students are working hard to earn R.O.A.R.S. tickets and individual incentives. 

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Read Across America Week

Read Across America was celebrated at North School February 25 through March 1. During this week, 23 parents and community members came in and read their favorite children’s book to the students. We would like to thank all those . . .

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North School Drop off and Pick up Procedure

Morning/Afternoon Drop off and Pick up Routine:   Morning drop off begins at 7:45 a.m . - The cut out in front of the school is for DROP OFF ONLY . No parking in the front cut out. . . .

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Special Reader

First grade students had a special reader visit their classrooms. Joyce came and read a story about John Deere tractors. After she read the book, it was presented to the library. 

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Buster Joins North School

Buster the therapy dog will join North School students on Thursday mornings. Buster will spend time in the media center as he becomes acclimated to the students. He will then move out into different classes to spend some time visiting. The . . .

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Mrs. Kearney Named Jaycees Outstanding Educator

Mrs. Kearney, second grade North School teacher, was named the Falls City Jaycees Outstanding Educator. During the presentation it was mentioned Mrs. Kearney is an extraordinary educator and spends time research different teaching strategies . . .

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100th Day of School Celebration

North School students celebrated the 100th day of school. Mr. 100 came and delivered donut holes to all students. 

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North School Receives SunMart Check

North School received a $1,000 check from SunMart receipts. This money goes back into the classroom to purchase materials. Thank you to our stakeholders who continually support our school.  

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Christmas Around the World

Students at North School enjoyed Christmas Around the World the last day of first semester. Students rotated to various classrooms to listen to stories and music as well as complete activities to the Christmas Carol theme. 

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Santa Visits North School

Santa stopped and visited his North School friends before leaving for break. Students gathered in the gym and sang Christmas carols, led by Mrs. Ankrom. 

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Snowman Activity

Students in first grade and second grade work together on roll a snowman activity. The activity included team work and collaboration while working with cross grade level friends. 

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December Food Bank Donations

During the month of December, 2nd grade students were able to donate food to the local bank. Pictured in the photo: Ariana Hull, Jolee Clary, Noah Howard, Zade Franzen, Brantley Sells, Alexa Timothy, Ashlyn Alexander, and Miss . . .

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November BoxTop "Race For Recess" Winners

The November BoxTop "Race For Recess" winners was the students in K1. Each month, students bring in BoxTops and the class with the most BoxTops receives an extra recess with Mrs. Leyden. BoxTop money is used to . . .

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Mrs. Fischer Awarded Shopko Grant

  FALLS CITY NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECEIVES $500 GRANT FROM THE SHOPKO FOUNDATION Falls City North Elementary will use the grant to fund the purchase of sensory materials for special education classroom. Falls . . .

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Veterans Day Parade

North School participated in the annual Veterans Day Parade. Students enjoyed the brisk afternoon at the parade. 

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November Food Bank Donations

The first grade class collected food items for the local food pantry during the month of November. Students have opportunity each month to donate and collect items for our local food bank. 

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Fire Prevention Week

Students at North School were visited by the Falls City Fire Department for a fire prevention presentation during Fire Prevention Week. We thank the volunteers that spent the morning at school!

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First Grade Students Receive Books

All First Grade students received  My Favorite Book  from Community Medical Center. Linda Santo hand delivered these books to each class. 

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Bring a Friend to Lunch

October 8th-12th was Bring a Friend to Lunch. Students were able to invite a special guest to eat lunch with them. We want to thank everyone who was able to participate and make lunch special!

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