Weekly Newsletter

  • FOR THE WEEK OF: March 25, 2019

    Spring Break

    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, 

    Tuesday-Friday: 9am-1pm

    Thursday: 4pm-7pm

    Saturday: 9am-noon


    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.northpolk.org/Page/2556

    Baseball Camp Registration 



    1st - 8th Grades

    North Polk Community Sports Equipment Swap

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    Save the Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019


    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.


    Questions? Email: 

    Jeff Koudelka: jkoudelka@iowaplains.com 
    Julianne Manock: juliannemanock@gmail.com 
    Bonnie Murphy: bonnie.murphy@hotmail.com

    Ballard Sharks Swim Club
    Ballard 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 Club

    Summer Sailing Camps 
    Starting 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:
    While the students are in class, our US Sailing Certified Instructors will teach campers sailing basics, safety on/around the water, and how to sail a boat on the water (youth and teen).   


    NP Bash

Lunch Menu

  • 3/25/2019

    (Day 3) Breakfast Pizza

  • 3/26/2019

    (Day 4) Hot Dog

  • 3/27/2019

    (Day 5) Walking Taco

  • 3/28/2019

    (Day 6) Chicken Nuggets

  • 3/29/2019

    (Day 1) Fettuccini Alfredo




    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. 

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