Walmart gives back to teachers

 

 

Wal Mart Teacher Rewards

 

As part of Walmart’s “Teacher Rewards Program” some of Northern School District’s elementary school teachers received a $1,000 donation to use in their classrooms. Shown from left to right are Northern Elementary School principal Joyce Cal, kindergarten student Alejandro Bustamante and Walmart representatives Steve Myers and Carol Shew.

 

 

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Northern teams place at Envirothon

Teams of third- and fourth-graders from Northern Elementary earned a bronze award in the York County Envirothon at John Rudy Park. Pictured are, from left, front row, The Bandits team of Lauren Sober, Maddie Bagrosky, Sadie Bowen, Kimberly Keiffer and Rylee Martin, and back row, the Clever Cottontails team of Abby Fetrow, Victoria Stone, Josh Sullivan, Meredith Chance and Alyssa MacKay, with coach Karen MacKay.

Teams of third- and fourth-graders from Northern Elementary earned a bronze award in the York County Envirothon at John Rudy Park. Pictured are, from left, front row, The Bandits team of Lauren Sober, Maddie Bagrosky, Sadie Bowen, Kimberly Keiffer and Rylee Martin, and back row, the Clever Cottontails team of Abby Fetrow, Victoria Stone, Josh Sullivan, Meredith Chance and Alyssa MacKay, with coach Karen MacKay.

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Northern third-graders create bio display

Third-graders at Northern Elementary recently created a likeness of individuals they felt have made a contribution to our world using bottles and other props.

During an exhibition, all grade levels and other visitors cycled through the display area to learn more about each biography from the third grade expert.

Carter Smith presents Steve Jobs.

Carter Smith presents Steve Jobs.

Logan Doll presents Harry Truman.

Logan Doll presents Harry Truman.

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Northern Elementary students Adopt a Troop

Northern Elementary first-graders salute after completing gifts bags for their adopted troop.

Northern Elementary first-graders salute after completing gifts bags for their adopted troop.

Jason Kieffer assembles a gift bag for a soldier serving in Kuwait.

Jason Kieffer assembles a gift bag for a soldier serving in Kuwait.

First-graders in Lori Gilbert’s class at Northern Elementary assembled gratitude gift packages for their adopted troop in the school café.

The school-wide program reaches 46 army soldiers each month with packages to coincide with the building’s themes of gratitude, joy and energy.

The soldiers, now serving in Kuwait, are responding with letters and American Flag badges which are displayed in the school lobby.

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Northern students Race for Education

Pictured, Northern Elementary second-graders hit the track Oct. 5 during the annual Race For Education event. Students from all grade levels participated throughout the day with a second race held at South Mountain Elementary. Through sponsors, students at the two schools raised more than $40,000 to help fund PTO events and activities.

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Clifford visits first-graders for library program

Clifford and Barbara Virtue, of Dillsburg Library, pose with first-graders after the program at Northern Elementary.


Clifford visits with first-graders at Northern Elementary.

On Sept. 17, Clifford the Big Red Dog visited first-graders in Northern York County School District’s four elementary schools to promote GOAL (Grow your Own Area Library).

Sponsored by York County Libraries, the program encourages students to sign up for a library card.

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Northern Elementary students got a taste of Belize

Northern Elementary students got a taste of Central American culture when Principal Joyce Cal, far right, a native of Belize, organized a celebration of her country’s Independence Day on Sept. 21. Cal treated students to 400 red, white and blue cupcakes organized in the form of Belize’s flag, played traditional music and shared a cultural video.

Pictured with the principal are, from left, students Alexa Smith, Shea Paxton and Raina Diziki.

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First-graders rewarded for clothing drive efforts

First-graders in Karen Repetto’s class at Northern Elementary collected the most hats, mittens, and scarves during a school-wide clothing drive in January. Many of the items were used to re-decorate the school’s Christmas tree and Repetto’s class received a hot cocoa party for their efforts. The drive was held as part of the school’s Character Counts program. The 300-plus items collected will be shared with a local charity. Pictured from the winning class are, front row, Madelyn Ward, Ethan Smith and Grace Rudy, middle row, Carter Smith, Jackie Pressel, Meredith Chance, Yvonne Wang, Tayte McNair and Connor McEnany, and back row, Mitchell Lampron and Matthew Jacobs with school nurse Mary Zinn.

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