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Attendance News!

 

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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 OUR MISSION

      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.

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Northwood is collecting Boxtops! Please bring them to the office.

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Important Dates:

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

Art Ark

from

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 :

K-3:

Ms. Kuhlmann 97.2%;  Ms. Murphy 96.2%; Ms. Kouzel 95.5%

 

4-6:

Ms. Velasquez, 98.9%; Ms. Vitone, 97%: Mr. Matthews, 95.0%

 

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Displaying their attendance banners proudly!

Red Ribbon Week

Northwood Roadrunners

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

Grade 3

 

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 and/or Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request."

 

 

Staff/Employees

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.perez@twinriversusd.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSDnon-discrimination policy are available upon request.

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To Extraordinary Achievement Every Day

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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.

 

 

 

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Congratulations 2015-2016 Teachers of the Year
Two teachers will represent Twin Rivers in the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year program through the Sacramento County Office of Education. READ MORE Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 5/21/15

News, Notes & Votes
On Tuesday, June 19, 2015 the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.

Please click HERE for meeting highlights. Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 5/21/15

Letter from Superintendent Martinez / Area 5 Election
Voters in Area 5 elected Sonja Cameron as their representative to serve on the Board of Trustees in TRUSD.

Please click HERE to read a letter to all members of our school community.

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Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 5/13/15