Monthly Archive: December 2014

Talent Show Auditions

Attention students in grades 3, 4, and 5: Talent show auditions will take place right after winter break. Grade 3 Auditions: Tuesday, Jan. 6 Grade 4 and 5 Auditions: Friday, Jan. 9 Talent Show: Friday, Feb. 6 Things you should know: You must have a parent’s permission. Auditions will start at dismissal time on the …

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Northeast Students Named Runners Up in City Art Contest

Congratulations to our talented fourth graders, Kevin Unger and Alexis Kovach, for being named Runners Up in the 2014 Holiday Greeting Card Competition sponsored by Stamford Public Schools. Kevin was named the Mayor’s Runners Up for his artistic rendition of Penguins in winter, and Alexis was named the Superintendent’s Runners Up for her holiday scene of homes …

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4th/5th Grade Book Club: Wonder

Attention, fourth and fifth grade readers! Please consider joining other readers for a book club discussion of Wonder by R. J. Palacio. Date: Wednesday evening, January 21, 2015 Time: 6:30-7:45 pm Place: Northeast Media Center Please respond by filling out the RSVP form and returning it to Mrs. Radonich’s mail box in the main office. …

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Fundraising Update

We had a successful start to the fundraising goal of $79,000, or $114/student. As you can see on our official fundraising thermometer, we have raised almost $15,000 toward this goal, or $21/student! We look forward to our spring events: Bi-Annual Auction (“Lights, Camera, Auction!” Friday, April 17, 2015) Plant Sale Book Fair Just a reminder …

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The Dojo Raises Funds for Northeast

The Dojo in Stamford works closely with educators and organizations in the community. They are offering a four-week course focuses on character development, child safety and basic self defense. Sessions are held at The Dojo on Long Ridge Road. The course is $65, which includes a uniform, and all proceeds are donated to Northeast. For …

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Mrs. Gerber Recommends: Kids and Apps E-Book

Overwhelmed by the array of apps and the management of screen time across devices? Our school library media specialist Mrs. Gerber recommends a new, free iBook from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center called “Family Time With Apps.” The 20-page guide helps parents select apps, manage screen time, use apps together, and more. For more information …

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CT Ballet: The Nutcracker

Add some magic to the holiday season by going to see The Nutcracker, performed by the Connecticut Ballet. Students from Northeast will be dancing! Download the flyer for more information.

Wednesday is an Early Release Day

Don’t forget! School’s out at 12:30 on Wednesday, December 10.

Save the Date: Northeast Fundraising Auction

This is it! The biggest fundraiser of the year. Save the date: Friday, April 17, 2015. The auction will take place at the Italian Center on Newfield Avenue, and the evening will feature music and dancing in addition to the auction. More information to come. If you would like to get involved, please contact Holly …

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Fifth Grade Musical Announced

We are pleased to announce that the Fifth Grade Musical this year will be “The Phantom Tollbooth, Jr.” Performance dates are May 14, 15, and 16. Auditions will be in January, and more information will be available soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask Natasha Fenster at northeastmusical@gmail.com.