Northeast Cultural Bulletin Board

Thank you to all those who dressed for Heritage Day last Friday! Let’s continue celebrating our beautifully diverse community at Northeast all month long. You are invited to send in pictures and home-made posters for our cultural bulletin board that teach us about YOUR heritage. Tell us about your customs, favorite foods, traditional music, favorite celebrations, and traditional clothing. We want to fill our board with images that represent our community. Please feel free to send these posters and pictures to school with your child all month long. Email [email protected] with any questions. Thank you in advance for your participation and contributions!


Northeast Holiday Giving Tree FULL!

The Northeast Holiday Giving Tree is full. Thank you to all those who selected a student this year! Collection boxes will be set-up outside the front of the school building beginning Monday, December 13th. Please deliver your wrapped presents, labeled with the student number, any day during that week. All gifts should be delivered to school by Friday, December 17th. Thank you for helping to spread some holiday cheer!


Last Spirit Wear Pop-up Shops of 2021!


Still looking for that perfect holiday gift for your favorite Northeast student? Stop by our Spirit Wear Pop-Up Shop in the lower parking lot of the school on Tuesday, November 7th and Tuesday, November 14th (weather permitting). These are the last 2 shops planned for 2021! Spirit wear will continue to be sold through our virtual store on the PTO website.


Read A-Thon Grand Prize Winner

Yesterday, Mrs. Matsen’s Fourth Grade class got to enjoy their very own hot chocolate party! The grand prize winner of the Read A-Thon received this very generous donation from Maria of Caffe Bon of Fairfield. Her truck brought very special treats of hot chocolate, toppings and freshly baked cookies. Thank you to Maria for her wonderful service and to all Northeast families for their support!!

Heritage Day – Spirit Friday 12/3

This Friday is HERITAGE DAY!! December 3rd is the first Friday of the month, which means it’s a special, themed Spirit Friday! Students are encouraged to wear a color, pattern or material that represents their heritage.

But before you leave the house, take a picture, or have your child snap a selfie and send it to the Northeast Yearbook Committee at [email protected] Be sure to send pictures as “full” or “large” size images to help us document these fun memories of the year.


Read A-Thon Prizes!

REMINDER! Today — Monday November 29th — is the LAST day to order prizes with your Read A-Thon bucks. Any unused Rat bucks will go back to the company, so make sure to use your money! You can purchase gifts for classmates, friends, teachers, family members or for Northeast!
Thank you again for all your support!

Through the Years: Pictures of 5th Graders

The Yearbook Committee is collecting pictures of current Northeast 5th graders from school-related events that happened during their Kindergarten through 4th grade years. Some suggested events are: Halloween parades, classroom parties, ice-cream socials, daughter/son events, Field Days, Learning to Look, Talent Shows, musical performances, Northeast Art Shows, first day of school, or any fun candid photos of Northeast fifth graders when they were in kindergarten through 4th grade. Please email pictures as “large” or “full size” images to [email protected]. Be sure to include “Through the Years” in the subject line.

Deadline to submit photos is Friday, January 14th. Thank you for your help!


Northeast Holiday Giving Tree

Help spread some holiday cheer by delivering a gift to a Northeast student this year. You can select a child from the list using this sign-up sheet. All gifts should be delivered to school by Friday, December 17th. See the sign-up for further details.

Thank you for your generosity, and Happy Holidays!


5th Grade Students – Baby Photos Needed

Oh baby! The Northeast Yearbook Committee is collecting baby photos of all our 2021-2022 5th grade students for the yearbook. Please send one favorite baby photo of your child, between the ages of newborn through 2 years old. Deadline to send in your pictures is Wednesday, December 22nd.

There are two ways to send in your pictures.

  1. Please use this Google Form to upload a photo, and be sure to include your student’s first and last name with the picture.
  2. You can also email a photo to [email protected]. Be sure to send pictures as “large” or “full-size” images, and PLEASE include your student’s first and last name in the email.

Picture Retake Day

Northeast picture retake day is scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd. This is the final opportunity for students who missed picture day in October. Photos from picture days will be used in the 2021-2022 school yearbook.

If your child would like to retake their school photos, please return the undamaged, original packet of pictures on retake day and it will be replaced with the new photos in 4-5 weeks. If you are ordering a package for the first time, please go to to review package options. See PDF for details.

Please let your classroom teacher know if your child will be participating in picture retake day.