Attendance + Academics = Achievement
Please make every effort to get your child here on time each day, and to make any appointments before or after school.
Northwood school had a 97% average regarding attendance in the month of The district goal is 96%.
The top five classes at Northwood will receive the attendance banners for the month.
Please make sure to notify the office when your child is absent.
Call 566-2705 and press the #2 for our attendance hotline.
Northwood Events & Notices
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The staff, students and community will work together to provide a safe, supportive learning environment in which students strive to achieve their full potential.
Northwood Elementary School utilizes various specialized programs to support its curriculum. English Language Development instruction is administered by classroom teachers certified with CLAD (Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development) credentials.
Northwood is collecting Boxtops! Please bring them to the office.
State Testing - CAASP
May 4, 2015 - May 19, 2015
Please come to school on time and ready to do your best on the test!
Events at Northwood School
Crocker Art Museum
4/21/2015 - 4/27/2015
Form & Function: African and Asmat Art, a dynamic experience of sculpture, musical instruments, textiles, masks, and other objects from diverse African communities and the Asmat people of New Guinea. Form & Function enables students to explore the history, geography, culture, and creativity of African and Oceanic peoples through exposure to original artwork and active learning.
GATE Testing Information
Testing to qualify for the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program for students in grades 3-8 for 2014-15 will be April 25th and May 2 at the Twin Rivers Unified District Office. Twin Rivers uses the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test-Second Edition (NNAT2) as one measure to identify students in grades 3-8 for the GATE Program. Signed permission slips are required for students in order to participate in testing and must be returned to the Northwood Front Office on or before March 23, 2015.
Celebrating Attendance Winners at Northwood in February :
Ms. Kuhlmann 97.2%; Ms. Murphy 96.2%; Ms. Kouzel 95.5%
Ms. Velasquez, 98.9%; Ms. Vitone, 97%: Mr. Matthews, 95.0%
Red Ribbon Week
Our 2014-2015 school schedule remains the same. School begins at 8:45 AM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Our Late Wednesday schedule continues with school starting at 10:10 AM. School ends at 3:20 PM every day.
Our school goals emphasis is 21st century learning with an integration of the arts to help students achieve their very best. Become an active member of our school! We have many ways and opportunities for families and community members to volunteer.
We will be posting updates on this website so stay tuned for more information.
Fresh Market Day at Northwood School - March 12, 2015
TWIN RIVERS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
"Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSDnon-discrimination policy are available upon request.
To Inspire Each Student
To Extraordinary Achievement Every Day
Home of the Road Runners
Dismissal and Arrival Time Reminders
Mon. Tues. Thurs. and Fri.—School Begins Promptly at 8:45
Þ Breakfast served from 8:10-8:40
Þ Students who are NOT eating breakfast should not arrive before 8:25, yard supervision begins at 8:25
LATE START WEDNESDAY—School Begins Promptly at 10:10
Þ Breakfast served from 9:35-10:05
Þ Students who are NOT eating breakfast should not arrive before 9:50, yard supervision begins at 9:50
Þ If special arrangements need to be made for late start Wednesday, please contact the school office
Dismissal is at 3:20, parents should pick students up in the front of the school-teachers will walk students to the front area at dismissal.
Facilities Master Plan Town Hall Meetings
Twin Rivers Unified School District will hold its third Town Hall Meeting to provide information to the public and receive input on the development of the district's Long Range Facilities Master Plan. A primary goal of this plan is to dev... Continue
Ready, Set, Test!
A new kind of testing is happening this year, replacing the previous Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. Our District will test between April 21 and May 29, 2015. Students in grades 3-8 and grade 11 will take the California Assessme... Continue
Facilities Master Plan Town Hall Meetings
Twin Rivers Unified School District will hold four Town Hall Meetings to provide information to the public and receive input on the development of the district's Long Range Facilities Master Plan. A primary goal of this plan is to develop high... Continue