FOR THE WEEK OF: March 25, 2019
Central Elementary Staff wishes you a safe and fun Spring Break! No School Friday, March 15-March 22, for Spring Break.
The Last Week of School
Due to the winter weather we have had this year, the last day of school is Friday, May 31 with an 11:30 a.m. dismissal. That means we will come to school for the FULL DAY on Tuesday, May 28; Wednesday May 29; and Thursday, May 30. Thank you!
Show Off Your Comet Spirit with Custom North Polk Vinyl Window Decals!
Customize a decal with your favorite Comet’s activity, jersey number and even their name. Two custom decals for just $20, with free shipping. These custom vinyl window decals are a great way to show your North Polk Comets spirit. And 20% of each order comes back to our North Polk Foundation to support students. Visit https://masterinnovator.wixsite.com/npspiritdecal and select North Polk Comets to order your decal today!
K-12 Art Show
The Ankeny Art Center has invited the K-12 art students at NP Schools to display their work at the gallery from March 19th through April 3rd. Students who have art work displayed and their guests are invited to attend a private gallery opening reception from 5:00-7:00, Thursday, March 28th at the Art Center.
Art Show Hours:
Closed Sunday and Monday,
Spring Break Reading Inventive went home with your child. Every day your child reads, have them read and record their minutes. Please return completed forms to school by Fri. March 29th.
The North Polk Central PTA Reading Challenge Fundraiser forms and donations should be returned by March 14th. If you for got please turn in Mon. March 29th. Thanks for your support of Central Elementary teachers and reading!
Our next meeting is Monday April 15th so mark your calendars!
AES Softball Registration
AES SOFTBALL registration for the 2019 softball is still open. Registration forms are available in the Central Elementary office. All forms are due by March 15th and there is no late fee.
Registration for AES Baseball
Registration for AES Baseball is still open! Registration forms are available in the Central Elementary office. Registrations accepted until March 15th and no late fees.
2019-20 Pre-School Program & Sign Up
We would like to make you aware of upcoming changes to the district’s 2019-20 pre-school program, the benefits of this new structure, as well as details for how to get your student(s) signed up for pre-school. If this applies to you, please follow the link below for more information.
2019-20 Kindergarten Sign Up
**If your child currently attends Central or West Elementary they are automatically rolled over to the kindergarten list**
Starting Monday, January 21, Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before September 15, 2019 are requested to go to the North Polk Homepage to place their child's name on the kindergarten list. If this applies to you, please follow the link below for more information https://www.
Baseball Camp Registration1st - 8th Grades
North Polk Community Sports Equipment Swap
Save the Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
** NEW LOCATION: NORTH POLK MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA
North Polk is hosting an equipment swap of gently used sporting equipment. Clean out your closets and garage to donate used sporting equipment.
Old North Polk uniforms and equipment will also be available at the swap for a good will donation.
Start looking through your equipment you don’t use anymore and want to donate for others to use. All sporting equipment, dance, outdoor and indoor items that are in gently used shape can be donated.
Any proceeds to go the North Polk Athletic Boosters.
Ballard Sharks Swim ClubBallard Sharks Swim Club is a competitive swim club open to youth in and around southern Story, north Polk, and eastern Boone counties. Our home pool is in Slater.
Practice Information: Monday-Friday from 7:50-8:55 am (1st-3rd year swimmers) & 6:45-8:00am (4+ years of swimming)
Contact information: Ballardsharks@gmail.com, FB: Ballard Sharks Swim ClubSummer Sailing CampsStarting in 2019, the Saylorville Yacht Club Sailing School, a non-profit school focused on developing young sailors and water enthusiasts. We're expanding our sailing summer camp offering into three courses:
Spring Break: March 15-22, No School
2Hr Late Start: April 1
Brick 4 Kidz: April 1, 9-10am
2nd & 3rd Grade Spring Music Programs: Mon. April 8, 6pm at HS
4th Grade Spring Music Program: Mon. April 8, 7pm at HS
Spring Pictures: Wed. April 10, starting at 8:30am
2Hr Late Start: April 15
Brick 4 Kidz: April 15, 9-10am
Kindergarten & 1st Grade Music Program: Thur. April 25, 7pm at HS
PreSchool Conferences: Mon. April 29 and Tues. April 30 (No school for Pre School Students)
Last Day of School: Friday, May 31, 11:30am Dismissal.