Parent News – May 4, 2018

Save the Date: Safe Kids Day – Sat., May 5

Make plans to attend the Safe Kids Day on Saturday, May 5 at the Boys & Girls Club in Casper where you can check out resources from community organizations. There will also be children’s face painting, and drawings for a Kindle Fire and a bike!

Click here to view the event’s flyer.

Click here to see an event page.


2018-19 NCSD Preschool Registration Information

Registration for NCSD’s preschool program will be from May 1-31, 2018.

Seven schools in Natrona County will host half-day preschool programs during the 2018–19 school year: Bar Nunn, Cottonwood, Evansville, Journey, Lincoln, Midwest, and Pineview Elementary Schools. Preschool students must be 3 or older by September 15, 2018.

A full list of required documents to register a preschooler and more information can be found by clicking here.

Click here to read more and see the students that were honored.


WDE Releases Summer “Student Opportunity Edition” Newsletter

Click here to view the complete newsletter from Wyoming Department of Education regarding summer opportunities for students. The following opportunities are described in more detail:

  • Native American Education Conference
  • Summer Learning: Reading and Math
  • VSA Emerging Young Artists Program
  • Barnes & Noble Summer Reading
  • SYNC Audiobooks for Teens
  • EngineerGirl Ambassadors
  • Physics/Astronomy Camp for 8th Graders
  • Wyoming Youth Summit
  • FBI Crime Scene Academies for Teens

P.I.C. Teacher Molly Voris Named K2TV’s Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to Pathways Innovation Center teacher Molly Voris for being named K2TV’s Teacher of the Month. Learn more about how Voris inspires her art students in K2TV’s story.

Check out the video story on Voris at the link here.


Academic Awards Banquet Celebrates Top Achieving Seniors

Class of 2018 top 10% graduates, from each of Natrona County School District’s high schools, as well as the educators that guided them, were honored during the annual Academic Awards Banquet on April 29, 2018 at the Casper Events Center.

Click here to see a list of the students and educators that were honored at the event.


Reminder: School Safety Videos

NCSD and the Casper Police Department teamed up to create several safety videos regarding safety issues around schools and buses. As the weather gets warmer the frequency of students as pedestrians is increasing. Please watch the videos at the links below to view good safety practices for drivers around schools and buses.

School Safety – Buses

School Safety – Crosswalks

School Safety – Walking/Biking to School

School Safety – 20 MPH School Zones


NCSD Dress Code Reminder

The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees believes the way you look and speak affects your behavior and academic performance. To make sure your students have the best opportunity to succeed there is a district dress code policy. As the weather begins to get warmer please keep the dress code in mind, and help your children be successful at school!

Please check out the link below for the dress code guidelines, the full policy, and the dress code video: https://natronaschools.org/parentsstudents/dress-code/


Good Attendance = High Achievement

NCSD recognizes that attendance is a very important part of learning.  Our community expects students to be present and participate in class every day, just as they expect their employees to be at work. Regular, complete, and continued class attendance by students is essential to the accomplishment of their educational goals and high achievement in school. Doing well in school is great, but there are plenty of reasons to have good attendance. Check out just a few of them in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkVPgC34z0Q


NCSD Bulletin Board

The  NCSD Bulletin Board is the place where parents can find flyers regarding relevant activities, events, and opportunities for students and their families in our community. Please check back to this page each week to see the latest updates.

Safe Kids Day – May 5

NCHS Dance Team Tryouts – May 10-11

Pitch, Hit, and Run w/ Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming – May 19

Cowboy State Games 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (in Casper) – May 25-27

Boys & Girls Club’s Summer Youth Basketball League – Register by May 30

Boys & Girls Club’s T-Ball/Coach Pitch League –c Register by May 31

Casper Recreation Summer Activities Guide

And many more!

 

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