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Originally delivered on 11/19/2021 10:00 am

SUBJECT: NFE PTA Newsletter - November 19, 2021

PTA News
Turkey Trot Tomorrow!

It's back!  Mr. Napier has mapped out an exciting route and will start things off at 8:30am with fun stretches and then the racers are off. Students, parents, relatives, and friends are all encouraged to run or walk as many laps as they feel like during this free, non-competitive event.

We are partnering up with our sister school, Johnson Elementary, to help restock their food pantry. The food pantry at Johnson directly supports their Friday Backpack program. This program sends food and snacks home over the weekend with students to ensure they are getting something to eat outside of the school setting.  

They specifically requested easy to open items or meals that require little preparation. (Ravioli, spaghetti o’s, Mac & cheese, granola bars, applesauce, raisins, cereal, anything pre-packaged) There will be boxes available at the start of the course to collect all items for Johnson. Let’s show them how amazing our Fox Families are!

Reflections Winners Announced

Congratulations to all our 2021-2022 NFES PTA Reflections participants! We were able to gather together virtually on the evening of Wednesday, November 17 to celebrate everyone’s exceptional effort and the inspiring entries submitted by students from Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Reflections certificates and ribbons will be provided to all the students at school.

 Here is our list of award winners: 

Visual Arts - Primary

Emma Victoria Chen Granados – Outstanding Interpretation

Penelope Leary – Award of Excellence

Aiden Wetzel – Award of Merit


Visual Arts - Intermediate

Morgan Watts – Outstanding Interpretation

Brynn Leary – Award of Excellence

Josh Whyte and Nakshatra Pillai - Award of Merit (tie)


Film Production - Intermediate

Divit Gangrade – Outstanding Interpretation

Mithun Sethuraman – Award of Excellence


Dance Choreography - Intermediate

Nakshatra Pillai – Outstanding Interpretation


Photography - Intermediate

Divit Gangrade - Outstanding Interpretation

Luke Scott - Award of Excellence

Music Composition - Intermediate

Haven Johnson – Outstanding Interpretation

Carrigan Glover – Award of Excellence

Ellie Peterson - Award of Merit


Literature - Primary

Morgan Manry – Outstanding Interpretation


Literature - Intermediate

Andrew Wilson – Outstanding Interpretation

Lilly Hobson – Award of Excellence

Logan Manry – Award of Merit

Jay Li and Caitlyn Collins – Honorable Mention


Thank you to Mrs. Metzger, our entire PTA, our judges, and the students and their families! Nuckols Farm is so proud of these wonderful students and all their hard work.  Congratulations!!


Many blessings,

Jenny Scott

NFE Reflections Chair

PTA Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to October's Volunteer of the Month, Celia Barrett, one of our Spirit Wear Co-Chairs. While we are extremely fortunate to have 2 amazing Spirit Wear Chairs, Celia has recently pulled double duty to complete our spirit wear orders for the fall. Thank you, Celia, for your awesome efforts and time donated to Nuckols Farm!

Fox Fund

It's still not too late to donate to the NFE PTA Fox Fund!  We've seen participation just under 50% NFE families and we'd love to get closer to 100%.  Every donation earns an NFE car magnet!

Garden Paver Deadline Extended

Leave a permanent mark on NFES! Personalized Garden Pavers are now available for purchase until November 30th. 

Each paver includes 3 lines of text so your student(s) can continue to show their Fox Pride long after they move to middle school.  Perfect for a 5th grade recognition gift or a fun way for your younger student to see their name in the garden each time they are there.  

The paver garden serves as an outdoor learning space for all grade levels and for GLAMP classes as well.  Getting in the garden is a wonderful way to learn.

Please use this form to purchase your paver TODAY.  This is the LAST opportunity to purchase and be included in the Spring 2022 installation. Don't miss out, you won't regret getting one!

Garden Paver Order Form

Hospitality Gives Thanks

The Hospitality Committee would like to express our appreciation to the NFE Families for your contributions to the November Hospitality Events!  Thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to sponsor a snack cart for the NFE Teachers and Faculty, in addition to donating our monthly lunch to our sister school, Johnson Elementary. 

Thank you!

Yearbook Sale

2021-2022 Yearbooks are officially available for purchase! This year, sales will be done directly through the Herff Jones website.  

Please visit and enter code 10385. You can choose from a soft or hard cover and booster/ad messages are available again this year. Questions or comments? Please email Kristen Lorden and Jennifer Huddleston at

Share Your Fall Photos

Share your school photos for possible inclusion in our yearbook! We'd love to see pictures from field trips, Spirit Week, and Walk to School Day. AND, please share fall pictures for a "fall fun" yearbook page - pumpkin patch, apple picking, all your favorite fall activities! 

To share, go to, enter 10385 for NFE, and follow the directions from there OR download the Herff Jones eShare app to share pictures directly from your phone. Check out our website for more information. 

School News
Picture Day Coming Soon!

Mark your calendars, school picture day is coming soon on Wednesday, December 1.  Class photos will be taken this year and, as the photo shoot will be very brief, students will be unmasked as they pose with their class.  Click HERE to order your pictures ahead!

MakerSpace Donations Needed

Ms.Young is collecting supplies for the library MakerSpace, where 3-5 graders use their imaginations to create.  Donations can be sent in to school with your students.  

Supplies needed: googly eyes, fabric pieces, season items, pipe cleaners, muffin tin liners, paper towel/toilet paper rolls, pom poms, popsicle sticks, stickers, buttons, ribbon, tissue paper, colored/patterned tape, and peel-and-stick gems.

Faculty Faves

Looking for a way to thank your child's teacher?  Check out the NFE Staff Favorite Things list!

Support the Farm Every Time You Shop!
Box Top Rewards

Download and try the BTE App and encourage family and friends to as well. It's free and easy to use. Please select Nuckols Farm Elementary so that our school can receive credit on scanned submissions. This can be done all year long! 

The more families participate, the closer we come to meeting our goal. Thank you for your efforts in supporting our school by participating in the Box Tops for Education Program. Together, we all can make a difference in the community and for our school! 

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