Author Archives: Mary Mathias

New Summer Hours

Our school office will observe the following summer hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m Monday through Thursday Please be aware that the school will be closed on Fridays during the summer months until staff return in August. Thank you!

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A Summer Learning Series…

Spark, an original video series created by Suffolk Public Schools, intended to ignite curiosity and keep students learning this summer. From at-home science experiments and reading fun to computer coding, and everyday math, Spark is 90 seconds of simple, easy ideas. Subscribe to … Continue reading

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Happy Summer and See You Later!

Northern Shores Elementary would love to wish all of our students and parents a very happy summer! Don’t forget to enjoy summer reading, and explore learning opportunities in the world around you. See you back in September for the 2017-2018 … Continue reading

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Happy Last Day of School!

We would like to wish our students, parents, teachers, and community a very happy last day of school of the 20th year for Northern Shores Elementary.  Please have a safe summer, and we will see you back in September for … Continue reading

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Little Feet Meet

Northern Shores held our  “Little Feet Meet” on Tuesday, May 31, 2017. The student participants and student partners has immense fun competing together!

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End of the Year Award Assemblies Schedule

June 13 (Tuesday) 1st Grade-1:30 p.m. June 14 (Wednesday) 5th Grade-10:00 a.m. 2nd Grade-1:30 p.m. Early Start-9:30 a.m. (Cafeteria) Mrs. Oliphant-9:30 a.m. (Classroom) June 15 (Thursday) 4th Grade-10:00 a.m. 3rd Grade-1:30 p.m. June 16 (Friday) Kindergarten-9:30 a.m. Mrs. Goetsch-10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Field Day-Tuesday, May 30

Field Day is coming to Northern Shores! This year, classes will be wearing various colors to participate during the competitions. Please click “View Full Post” to see the link HERE for more information.

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Family STEM Night-May 25th

Discover a night full of fun science, engineering, and hands on activities for the whole family! Including BREAKOUT ROOM, our version of the ESCAPE ROOM! 6:00-7:30 p.m. For more information, click HERE  

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Virginia SOL Testing Schedule

Dear Parents/Guardians: Standards of Learning State Assessments (SOL’s) will begin on Monday, May 15, 2017-June 13, 2017.  During this period of time, the following reminders or procedures should be noted during the testing administration.  No volunteers will be permitted to … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Student Council Association Members

Congratulations to ALL the students who courageously ran for office and spoke during today’s election assembly. Special thanks to Miss Rawls, Mrs. Gaylor, and Mrs. McGhee for their guidance. We would like to happily announce the following students who are the … Continue reading

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Look What Our Gardens Are Growing!

A huge kudos to the garden club who have been tending to our school garden and growing all sorts of flowers and vegetables throughout the month!  Club sponsors Amber Nierman, Beth Fores, and Eric Pulley, in partnership with Healthy Suffolk, are teaching students … Continue reading

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Family Fitness Night-TONIGHT

Visit us this Friday for healthy snacks and fun ideas for the whole family! 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Raffle prizes Battleship Soccer Kickball Taste Testing BOOK FAIR WILL BE OPEN Girls on the Run ask for donations of paper products or … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you teachers for all that you have sacrificed and given for the success of our students! “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” C.S. Lewis

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Camp Out with a Good Book

Our book fair is still going strong! Please be sure to visit the media center this week for awesome books and book lover accessories! We would like to thank all of the parent volunteers who have given their time to … Continue reading

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Tonight-Last PTA Meeting of the Year!

Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of our talented art and music students! 6 p.m. Northern Shores Cafeteria BOOK FAIR WILL BE OPEN TONIGHT

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SPS Young Writers Winners

We would like to congratulate the following Northern Shores students for placing on the city wide level of Young Writers! Fiction 1st Place: Twyla Mitchell, 4th Grade, “Roller Dork” 3rd Place: Ryan Bittle, 1st Grade, “The Swordfish and the Crab” … Continue reading

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FREE Parent Workshop-Thursday, April 27th

“Diamonds in the Rough” Discover your child’s inner qualities that will transform into success. FREE CHILDCARE AND DINNER with registration. Hillpoint Elementary 1101 Hillpoint Blvd. Suffolk, VA 23434 Register HERE  

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March of Dimes Walk-Saturday, April 22

    2017 Suffolk March for Babies Saturday April 22, 2017-Constance Wharf Marina 100 East Constance Road Suffolk, VA 23434 Registration: 9 a.m.     Walk: 10:00 a.m. Contact: plusby@marchofdimes.org  (757) 383-8824    

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It’s Time to SHINE! Get Your Tickets NOW!

Northern Shores Talent Show Friday, April 28, 2017 6 p.m./Cafeteria   Tickets need to be purchased BEFORE the show. Students: $1 Parents: $2 Please see the following teachers for tickets: Mrs. Thomas Mrs. Hare Mrs. Burnor Mrs. Jennings  

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Spring Picture Day is Coming!

Come with your best smile! Thursday, April 6 Individual and class pictures will be taken.

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