Principal's Post - Week of September 23rd

posted Sep 19, 2019, 1:17 PM by Jorge Goncalves   [ updated Sep 25, 2019, 6:35 PM ]
Order Your 2019-2020 NAMS Yearbook
We are already hard at work making the pages our 2020 yearbook, and it's time for you to think about buying your child a copy! Please simply click this link below to purchase online; and buying now gets you the best price on the yearbook!
If you'd prefer to call in your order, please dial 866-287-3096 for both English and Spanish operators. 
Thank you - NAMS Yearbook Team

NAMS Open Houses
Open houses are by grade level and serve as an opportunity for parents/guardians to meet teachers and learn more about curriculum and classroom practices. Open houses begin at 6 p.m. in the auditorium and Team meetings beginning at 6:15 p.m.
8th grade - Thursday, September 26, 2019
☑6th grade - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
7th grade - Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Wheelchair Basketball Expo
On Saturday, September 21st the Andover/North Andover YMCA is hosting an introductory lesson in wheelchair basketball for youth and young adults ages 8-21 from 10:30-12:00 p.m. Please see the flyer below for more information.
Please contact Stacey Consiglio at sconsiglio@mvymca.org with any questions.

Upcoming Events (from the NAMS Calendar)

Monday, September 23rd


Tuesday, September 24th

•PTAC Meeting @ 9:00 a.m.


Wednesday, September 25th

•Early Release for Students @ 1:05 p.m.


Thursday, September 26th

•Team 7B Team Building Activities

•Grade 8 Open House from 6-7 p.m.


Friday, September 27th

Deadline to submit Grade 8 Nature's Classroom forms


Rosh Hashanah - Begins the evening of Sunday, September 29th and continues until sundown on Tuesday, October 1st.


Monday, September 30th


Tuesday, October 1st

•Team 7A Team Building Activities


Wednesday, October 2nd

•National Custodian's Day

Team 7A Team Building Activities


Thursday, October 3rd

•Team 7C Team Building Activities


Friday, October 4th


REMINDERS


North Andover Middle School Parent Teacher Advisory Council

Parent involvement is an essential part of NAMS.  The PTAC (North Andover Middle School Parent Teacher Advisory Council) is a great way to find opportunities that might interest you.  Our first meeting of the year is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the NAMS cafeteria.

NAMS PTAC relies mainly on direct donations from the NAMS Community to raise the funds necessary to support these programs at the middle school. Our fundraising goal this year is $20,000. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support the NAMS PTAC. 

All donations are greatly appreciated and we thank you for your support.

Please check out the Direct Donation Flyer here for more information and how to donate.



Music Parents and Students, NAMA Offers Music Stipends for Tuition and Fee Assistance for the  July 2019-June 2020 Year!
The North Andover Music Association can help with the cost of tuition or application fees for NAPS music students attending music honors programs, music training programs, and summer music or music theatre camps or programs.

If you are interested in applying for a stipend please fill out the NAMA Stipend Application and ask your music teacher to sign and submit it to the NAMA stipend committee. Only one stipend per calendar year for each student.  If you attended a music or musical theatre summer program and had fees associated with it, please submit an application for funds! More information about NAMA and how you can volunteer as a music parent can be found at https://northandovermusic.org/A link to the application is also posted in General Forms under the Documents and Forms tab on the NAMA website  https://northandovermusic.org/documents/


The North Andover High School Scarlet Knights Marching Band will host its 10th annual New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) home marching band competition on Saturday, September 28th.  Twenty local and regional high school and college bands are scheduled to perform! Don’t miss the show!

Tickets $10 adults, $8 students and seniors. Children ages 5 and under are FREE! A variety of concessions will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit NAPS music programs!  Gates open at 12:00pm. The show begins at 1:00pm! Click for Schedule of Bands

Click here for the flyer advertising the event.



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