Parent News – October 20, 2017

No School on Friday, November 3

On Friday, November 3 there will be no school as teachers will be participating in Professional Development days. This is in two weeks. To stay up to date on important dates within NCSD, please check out the academic calendar here.

WY-TOPP Assessment System Information

Earlier this week information was sent out in a special Parent News about the WY-TOPP state assessment system. If you haven’t read the email, you can check it out here.

4th & 5th Grade C.A.S.P.E.R. Girls Basketball

It’s time to register for the 4th and 5th grade C.A.S.P.E.R. Girls Basketball program! Registration fee is $15 and registrations will be accepted at the Recreation Center or online through Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 24. Practices may begin the week of October 30, and games are held on Saturdays, November 4-January 6.

The City of Casper Recreation Division and the Natrona County School District work together to provide an opportunity for 4th and 5th graders to have an interscholastic sporting experience. The C.A.S.P.E.R. program is open to all 4th and 5th graders. All coaches are volunteers. Kids play on their school team and practices are held at the child’s school. Practices are scheduled by the coach and practice one or two times per week. Games are on Saturdays at the Casper Recreation Center unless an additional site is needed. Each season lasts 7-8 weeks with 6 officiated games. The C.A.S.P.E.R. program has an “everyone plays” philosophy and emphasizes sportsmanship, teamwork, fun, healthy lifestyles, and trying new things.

Community Recreation Foundation scholarships are available (apply at Recreation Center) if ability to pay registration fee is limited.

Casper Coats for Kids

This year the Kiwanis Club of Casper is partnering with the Salvation Army to organize the Coats for Kids drive.

New or used, good quality, clean coats of any size – infant to adult, new hats, scarves, mittens, gloves & snow boots – any size

DROP OFF SITES (accepting through Nov. 30):
All NCSD Schools & NCSD Central Services, First Interstate Bank, Platte Valley Bank, Hilltop National Bank (Country Club, Mtn Plaza & Downtown locations), WYHY FCU, HE Stuckenhoff Building @ Casper College

DISTRIBUTION DATES (at Salvation Army Hope Center – 411 S. Center St.)
Oct 21st; Nov 4th; Nov 18th; Dec 2nd
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For more information. please contact:
Linda Miller 307 262 5853 or Darci Andersson 307 258 1129

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. Here are a few:

2017 Ski, Board, and Bike Swap – Oct. 19-22

Fall Carnival – Casper Recreation Center – Oct. 21
Boys & Girls Club Indoor Soccer League – Sign up by Oct. 30
Math Carnival with Casper College Students at Library – Nov. 1

Trick Hunger and Donate Treats Food Drive – Oct. 29

And many more!




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