Custodian Appreciation Day

Today — October 2 — is Custodian Appreciation Day! NEPTO would like to sincerely thank our incredible Custodial staff for all their hard work and dedication to our school building and grounds. Big shout out to: Chris, Rich, Dwaine, Sean and Gary! You are awesome and an important piece of our school. We appreciate you!!


Sports Day Spirit Friday, 10/7

Calling all Sports Fans!! MARK YOUR CALENDARS — Friday, Oct 7th is Sports Day Spirit Friday!
Wear your favorite sports gear or team jersey, sweatshirt, t-shirt, hat, or jacket to show off your sports team spirit. Sportswear can be for a local team that you support, a college team, or a professional sports league. So grab your gear, and let’s have a ball Northeast Stars!

National Principals Month – THANK YOU DR. MARINELLO!

October is National Principals Month! This month we honor principals for their significant impact on the success and well-being of our nation’s students. Join NEPTO this month and show your appreciation as we celebrate our very own Principal, Dr. Marinello!

THANK YOU Dr. Marinello, we appreciate you and all that you do for our community! #ThankAPrincipal


Northeast Fun Run Fundraiser

Get Ready…Get Set…It’s almost time for the Northeast Fun Run Fundraiser!!! Every student will participate in a fall-themed obstacle course run/walk event on Friday, October 21st. Stay tuned for more details and the big reveal soon on our Fall Fun Run Fundraiser page.

This fundraiser will be fully planned by the Northeast PTO, which means we keep all funds raised during the event! Volunteers will be needed to direct the course and cheer for our students on the day of the run. Please keep a lookout for more details coming soon.


PINK OUT at Northeast

Friday Oct 14th is PINK OUT day at Northeast in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please join by wearing PINK for Spirit Friday on the 14th, along with a suggested $1 donation by sending cash/check in an envelope with your student to school or via Venmo @NEPTO.


Help Us Organize Our Closets

Are you a “Home Edit” fan? Is organizing one of your best skills? Then Northeast needs YOU! We are organizing a space to store extra clothes and items for Northeast students as needed. If you have a few hours to spare and are willing to donate that time at your convenience, please email the Northeast PTO. Feel free to bring friends and make an event out of it. This project will start as soon as we have interested volunteers.


School Picture Day


Northeast School Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th. Photos will be taken outdoors again this year, weather permitting. Keep a lookout for order forms coming home this week. You can also conveniently order picture packages online by going to Click on the big red button that says Order Portraits. Please read the flyer below for a QR code and for more ordering details.



Picture Day Volunteers

Northeast Picture Day is Wednesday, October 12th. We need volunteers to help direct classes to photographers and to freshen up students for photos. If you are available, please use this link to sign up.


Northeast Talent Show

Northeast has talent…and it’s time for our Stars to shine! We want YOU to be a part of this year’s Talent Show!

The Talent Show is coming back to Northeast with a live in-person performance on Friday, December 9th at 6:30 pm. All students in grades 3 – 5 are invited to participate. Musicians, dancers, comedians, poets, gymnasts, magicians, announcers, stage crew and more are all welcomed to join the show.

Rehearsals will be held after school on Mondays and Tuesdays in the auditorium beginning Monday, October 17th.

Be on the lookout for the permission slip being sent home this week. We are also in need of volunteers to assist Mr. Barbour with rehearsals and planning of the show. Please email your interest to [email protected].


Odyssey of the Mind is Coming!


Odyssey of the Mind is an innovative, extra-curricular learning experience in which teams are tasked with solving problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own theatrical interpretation of literary classics. Odyssey of the Mind is the largest international creative problem-solving program in the world. Stamford students have been participating in the program for over 20 years!

THE PROGRAM IS 100% DEPENDENT ON PARENT VOLUNTEERS. If you are interested in starting a team and can commit to the program as described above please join our mailing list:

Contact Stamford OM Town Coordinator Julia Kempton ([email protected]) for more info.