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Volunteer To Be A Room Parent

We are looking for volunteers to be room parents for the 2021-2022 year. Room parents are needed to assist each teacher and act as a liaison between the PTO and the parents of the children in each class. At various times throughout the year, room parents will be asked to disseminate communications from the PTO to the class parents via e-mail. This is a great way to get involved with the PTO and also be involved in your child’s class without a big time commitment.

Please email Christine Meek by Friday, September 3rd if you are interested in being  a room parent for your child’s classroom.

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Dr. Marinello’s Reminder Regarding Out-Of-State Travel and COVID Precautions

As the holidays approach, Northeast families may be planning travel to see family or may be planning to host family from out-of-town. Please take a minute to review Dr. Marinello’s reminder of the Connecticut’s executive order regarding travel. It is important to remember that you or your family members may need to quarantine before returning to school. It takes all of us to keep our community healthy & safe. Thanks!

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Volunteer To Be A Room Parent!

The Northeast PTO is looking for a caregiver from each classroom to serve as a “Room Parent” for the school year. While there will be no in-school activities for parents this year, the Room Parent can help distribute information from the PTO and classroom teacher to families in the classroom.

If you are interested in serving as your class’s Room Parent for 2020-2021, please reach out to Christine Nanos. Thank you!

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7/29 & 7/30: SPS Hosts Parent Pop-Up Webinar “Let’s Talk: Strategies & Tips to Support Your Child’s Reading, Writing & Math Skills at Home!”

Stamford Public Schools invites you to join a Parent Pop-Up Webinar called, “Let’s Talk: Strategies & Tips to Support Your Child’s Reading, Writing & Math Skills at Home!” A panel of SPS experts will provide guidance in two sessions. One session will be geared toward for parents with students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 and a second for those with students in Grade 4 through Grade 8. Join the appropriate session via the Zoom Link.

Session 1: Grades K-3 
Date:  Wednesday, July 29, 2020,
Time:  4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Session 2: Grades 4-8
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Time:  4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
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Love Northeast? Support Our School by Joining the NEPTO Board for the 2020-2021 School Year!

As the 2019-2020 school year wraps up, the Northeast PTO Board will have several openings in the 2020-2021 school year. The PTO is responsible for so many things at Northeast from fun events like the Ice Cream Social to fundraisers like the Scholastic Book Fair. We also book cultural programming for assemblies, put together the Yearbook, organize SpiritWear sales, run clothing & food drives for members of our community, and SO MUCH MORE. And, we can’t do it without YOU. Please reach out to PTO Co-President Stephanie Zelazny to find out more about openings on the PTO Board and how you can get involved. There are opportunities for all schedules and commitment levels. Northeast runs on Parent Power, so please get involved! Thank you!!

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6/12: Start the Conversation- Resources for Talking about Social Justice, Inclusion, Cultural Sensitivity, and Racism with your Children

Dr. Marinello, Media Specialist Mrs. Gerber, School Psychologist Mrs. Coyle, and School Social Worker Mrs. Orr have put together a list of resources in English and in Spanish to help caregivers talk with their children about social justice, inclusion, cultural sensitivity, and racism. These are just starting points and should be reviewed by you– the caregiver– before being passed along to your children. The teachers and administrators at Northeast are also available to support you in these conversations. Feel free to reach out to them with questions via their school emails.

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5th Grade Parents– The Yearbook Needs Your Baby Photos!

5th Grade Families, you have homework! Please take a few minutes over the Holiday Recess to submit a baby photo of your 5th grade student to [email protected]. The photo will be used in a special section of the school yearbook.

The Yearbook Committee is also asking for pictures of 5th graders “Through the Years.” Please email pictures of your child and their classmates at school-related events to [email protected]. Email photos as full-size or large size attachments. Please download the flyer for more info. Contact Stephanie Zelazny with any questions.

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Join the Northeast PTO Board– Get Involved!

There are few more open positions on the Northeast PTO Board! If you are interested or know someone who might be, please contact Christine Nanos.  Open positions listed below. THANK YOU!

  • CO-TREASURER: Officially start in May 2020.
    If you’re organized, detail-oriented, good with numbers and can work from home a few hours every couple of weeks, please consider. Great opportunity to volunteer now so you can shadow current treasurer.
  • CO-VP NON-FUNDRAISING 
    If you like to plan, help organize/ implement school events and have fun getting to know other parents – then this could be a great role for you!
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8/29: Get Involved at Northeast! Annual Volunteer Fair, 8:15am

Northeast runs on Parent Power! The PTO invites all parents and caregivers to our annual Volunteer Fair on Thursday, August 29th at 8:15am. Please stop by the Main Hallway of the school, enjoy some coffee, and check out the many ways you can get involved in the 2019-2020 school year. From helping with the annual Art Show to making the Spring Plant Sale a success, there are volunteer opportunities to fit even the busiest schedules.

Can’t make it, but still want to lend a helping hand? Check out the Volunteer Interest Form on this website and let us know how you might be able to help. Thank you! Contact Christine Nanos with any questions.

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5th Grade Families: Order Your Class of 2019 Photo TODAY!

The Commemorative Class of 2019 class picture is available to order now. Pictures are $8.50 each and your order must be submitted by December 2nd! Follow the prompts at CoffeePond.com to order online, or download the flyer and return to the Main Office no later than 12/2 with your payment by check. Checks should be made out to “Coffee Pond” and placed in an envelope marked “5th Grade Class Picture.” Contact Ruth Balladares with any questions.