Math Olympiad Returns!

Math Olympiad will be starting on September 27th as an after school program for 4th/5th/6th graders at NSM.  Math Olympiad is a great way to explore program solving and mathematics in a collaborative environment.
Fill out the attached flyer and return it to the office if you would like your
child to participate. All interested students are invited to join.


Middle School Author Visit & Book Sale


Michael Dante DiMartino, co-creator of the animated show Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra will visit the Middle School to discuss his new graphic novel Rebel Genius on October 10, 2016.  Copies of Rebel Genius are available for sale and personal dedication by the author.  Please turn in all book orders by Monday, September 26 to Carol. (flyer attached)

International Potluck 2016

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We will be having our first campus wide (Pre-K-8th grades) event on Friday, September 30th.

Next Friday evening, we still need help! Here is a great opportunity to fulfill your required 30 volunteer hours. Please sign up and volunteer:

If you have any questions, please contact me at

We look forward to seeing you all on the 30th!

Greens and Grounds

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:30am-3:00pm, Gym

We will be having our second Greens & Grounds event for 2016-17 on Saturday, Oct 1 from 9:30 to 3:00. Greens & Grounds committee helps with maintaining the school grounds. We clean, fix and beautify our campus and it cannot be done without all our volunteers. Pass the word and get families and friends together to help with our school campus G&G event.   Please RSVP using the google form link below.

Book Lovers Rejoice!

The annual Book Fair starts with our classroom and teacher viewing on 10/3 in the NSM Library. Then on Tuesday 10/4 at 8am, the Book Fair opens to families, students, and teachers. Purchase books and gifts in person at the NSM library, or shop the Online Book Fair at now. All purchases help raise funds for NSM. Also, it’s not too early to start accumulating volunteer hours, please check out the Book Fair opportunities at Thanks to all who have signed up already.



Dinner Night Out: October 4th

Tuesday, October 4, 11 am – 11 pm, Round Table Pizza, 430 S. Norfolk Street

Enjoy dinner night out, take-out or home delivery with family & friends Tuesday, Oct 4th at Round Table Pizza.  RTP will donate 15% to the PTA which will help support fun and educational programs scheduled throughout the year. No need to bring any flyer just mention our school when making your order.  If you have any comments or suggestions about increasing participation of the DNO program please email


Fall Picture Day is Coming!


Picture Day is Coming Soon!

Picture Day will be on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.  Your child will be receiving his/her picture forms next week.  If you would like to order pictures, please do one of the following:

1. Order online at and use Picture Day ID: BY416335Q0 (no paperwork required the day of)


2.  Complete a picture order form, attach payment and return these to your child’s teacher by Thursday morning, October 6th.

All classes, students and staff will be photographed. Be sure to mark your calendars.  And don’t forget to smile!  Questions?


Día de la imagen es muy pronto!

 Día de la imagen será el jueves, 6 de octubre de 2016. Su hijo va a recibir su / sus formas de imagen la próxima semana. Si desea ordenar las imágenes, por favor, siga uno de los siguientes:

1.) Completar un formulario de orden de imágenes, adjunte pago y devolverlos a la maestra de su hijo por la mañana del jueves, 6 de octubre.


2.) Compra en línea a y utilizar Picture Día ID: BY416335Q0

Todas las clases, los estudiantes y el personal serán fotografiados. Asegúrese de marcar sus calendarios. Y no se olvide de sonreír! ¿Preguntas?


Middle School Enrichment Help Needed! (Materials, not Time!)

Do you have a point-and-shoot digital camera in the back of a drawer which has been replaced by your phone?  If so, please consider loaning (or donating) the camera to NSM so that some of our middle schoolers can have the opportunity to explore photography this fall.  Please contact Karen Kristiansson if you have one the kids can use (

Boy Scouts are Recruiting!

Many of you are already aware, but in case you are not, NSM has an
active Scout community. Pack 132 is a Cub Scout unit that focuses
on fun and adventure. If your child is interested in outdoors,
adventure, and especially fun, contact Pack 132 for information and
meeting times. Cub Scouts serves grades 1st through 5th grade boys.

Pack Leader:
NSM Liason: (Andrew Prock)