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Originally delivered on 3/5/2021 3:01 pm

SUBJECT: NFE PTA Newsletter - March 5, 2021


 

PTA NEWS

 

Hi, Fox Families-

It has been a busy time on the Farm with recent schedule changes and the return to in-person learning. I hope the transition has gone well for all!

I was excited to see that a countywide Reflections ceremony took place virtually last week and some of our Foxes received county level awards! Congratulations to these award recipients and to all the Reflections participants. Way to go!

Our recent spirit night with Groovin’ Gourmets was a success, fun March Hospitality snack carts for faculty and staff are coming soon, and our yearbook and spirit wear sales continue for just a little while longer. Thank you to all the volunteers making these events possible!

Carrie Settar

2020-21 PTA President

 

      Spring Spirit Wear Sale!


We are excited to announce that NFE spirit wear is now available to order under "my forms/sign-ups" on  Membership Toolkit! Spirit wear is a GREAT way for our students, both in-person and virtual, to show support for our Nuckols Farm family. We even have adult sizes so there's something for the whole family! We've also brought back the garden flags and fox decals.

We will accept orders through Friday, March 12th. Place your orders now! 


 

             Signed Books by                Visiting Author Ginjer Clarke


Grades K-3 had an awesome virtual visit with non-fiction author Ginjer Clarke on Wednesday!  

Signed copies of many of her books are available for purchase at local bookstore bbgb through Friday, March 5.  

Click HERE for directions on how to order!


 
 
Reminder to Update Membership Toolkit
 
With the changes related to in-person learning, we have updated teacher choices in MTK so that we have up-to-date class lists. Some parents will need to go back into MTK to affiliate their student(s) with the new, appropriate teacher so that they receive the most current class information.

To affiliate your children with their teachers: you can go to My Account (far right tab in sub-bar at the top of Home Page), Click on Family Information, it will show your info, then click Next Step, and your child(ren) should be there. There is a box to the right of your child's name for the teacher. Pick from the drop down menu. Make sure to SAVE your update! NOTE: if your child did not change teachers, nothing needs to be updated; only those that now have a new teacher.

YEARBOOK UPDATES

 

 Yearbook Order Deadline Coming!

Thank you again to all of the parents and teachers who have submitted portraits and candids for possible inclusion in the yearbook! 

Last Call--Don’t forget to place your orders and upload photos--

MARCH 15th is the DEADLINE for submissions!

  • Purchasing a yearbook
  • Submitting theme photos through hjeshare.com or the HJeshare app
  • Purchasing a booster/ad for your child

Please note that make-up photos unfortunately cannot be included in the yearbook due to printing deadlines.

NO extra yearbooks will be ordered this year, we will receive only the number ordered through the website. Click HERE to place your order or purchase an ad by March 15th. 

 

March Photo Themes:

  • Science - Let’s see your student exploring science or nature.
  • Chalk - Let’s see your kids with their chalk or driveway art. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Jamie and Janet at YearbookNFES@gmail.com, and thanks again for helping make this yearbook possible!

 

Chipotle Spirit Night Coming!


Save the date, March 17, for Chipotle Spirit Night!  Visit the Chipotle at 11728 West Broad Street between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and tell the cashier you're with NFE or use code F3X7CVV if you're ordering online. 33% of sales will come back to the NFE Kindergarten Team!


 

County Reflections Winners!


The NFE PTA would like to congratulate our 2020/21 Henrico County Reflections winners - Hayden, Orielle, Carrigan and Morgan!
 
We are so proud of these NFE Foxes! 

SCHOOL NEWS

 

Library Helpful Hints

Have questions about the NFE Library?  Check this information page from Ms. Young and Ms. Lawrence.    

SUPPORT THE FARM EVERY TIME YOU SHOP OR EAT!

BOXTOP UPDATES!

Due to Covid, we have placed a collection box outside of the front door of NFE. It is a plastic gray box clearly labeled as belonging to Boxtops.


-Boxtops can be turned in inside a plastic ziplock bag or we have included (as attachment in this email) a blank collection sheet that can be printed off and used at home.


-If the parent would like their child entered in to a random draw raffle for a prize, they may include the student’s name on their submission.


-All physical Boxtops should be turned in by our second deadline of the school year March 2021.  


- Please download and try the Boxtops App and encourage family and friends to as well. So long as a Nuckols Farm Elementary is selected we will receive credit.

Thank you for your efforts in supporting our school by participating in the Box Tops for Education Program.


Visit AmazonSmile and choose Nuckols Farm Elementary PTA as your charitable organization. Contact Karen Szobota, Business Rewards Coordinator, with any questions.

 

Visit Kroger's Community Rewards web site to register your Kroger Plus card after checking out the registration instructions.

 

With Publix Partners, NFES earns cash as you shop. Register your family for a Publix.com account, then simply select Nuckols Farm under “My Settings” and ”My Publix Partner/Select a School”. Contact Karen Szobota with questions. 


COMMUNITY YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

Futsal United U9 Team Tryouts

Second Grade Parents! Do your 2nd graders enjoy soccer or want to learn how to play? Want to further build their skills in a fun, encouraging environment? Try Futsal with Futsal United! Click HERE for tryout information and sign-up.
 
Questions about U9 team or other age groups?  Email us at futsalunitedva@gmail.com

 


 



Nuckols Farm Elementary PTA
12351 Graham Meadows Dr
Richmond, VA 23233

nuckolsfarmpta@gmail.com