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Sharks Raise Vocabulary Skills

Sharks Raise Vocabulary Skills

Students in Georgia Stone’s World History 4th Period Class practiced vocabulary  strategies to help increase their content vocabulary skills. The learning goal for the students this week was to understand how the Nile shaped Egypt.   The target was to learn the vocabulary words associated with the geography of Egypt.   The students’ geography of Egypt vocabulary words were papyrus, delta, Black Land, Red Land, Nile River, ...

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Northport principal, Glenn Rustay shook off his Santa suit one more time to bring joy and good wishes to the entire Northport community at the Annual Breakfast With Santa held recently in the school cafeteria.  On a Saturday morning, assistant principal, Lisa Cash and assistant principal, Lorie Monroe suited up to play Mrs. Claus and an elf to bring joy to all as a pancake breakfast was served by Northport PTO.  Besides Santa, Mrs. Claus...

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Coding at Northport

Coding at Northport

Technology Education is alive and thriving at Northport! As part of the National Hour of Code celebrated worldwide each December, Kevin Fess and his Technology classes are trying their hand at coding pictures, animations and character movements.  Students as young as first grade are engaging in coding enterprises at Northport this month. The national Hour of Code is an initiative by Code.org, which aims to get students of all ages...

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Gold Star Program

Gold Star Program

Wonderful morning in the Northport Media Center as we work through our “Gold Star Family Education Week!” Two wonderful Gold Star moms, Linda Schuman and Karen Zook who both lost sons in recent years visited the Media Center to help educate our students about key qualities that help our community and families instill attributes that make awesome citizens. The women gave solid examples of the words; Integrity, sacrifice,...

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Dedication Gift

Dedication Gift

Since 2006, Northport K-8 School has proudly incorporated a thriving Veterans Partners in Education program throughout the school.  Veterans are visible and can be recognized as part of the fabric of Northport.  One of the founding partners in the school’s veteran program was Peter Popolizio.  Peter was a corporal who served valiantly on Pork Chop Hill in the Korean War.  Mr. Popolizio earned many medals on Pork Chop Hill including...

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Northport Accepts Remarkable Gift

Northport Accepts Remarkable Gift

Northport Principal, Glenn Rustay and Northport Media Specialist, Lynne Gruszka proudly accept one of  the most valuable gifts that a military hero can bestow, the Purple Heart.  Dr. Miles J. Gill Jr., a local Vietnam Veteran and paratrooper has dedicated his fathers Purple Heart to the children of Northport K-8 School.  The Purple Heart was earned by Sgt. Miles J. Gill Sr., 1 Company, 311 Infantry, 78 Division at the Field Hospital in...

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Walmart Distribution Center Adopts Northport

Walmart Distribution Center Adopts Northport

Northport K-8 School administrators and teachers are over the moon with the news that the school has been “adopted” by the local Walmart Distribution Center.  On a recent morning, teachers were called to the Media Center for a surprise visit from several representatives from the Distribution Center.  The group expressed to teachers that several of the staff who work at the center have children who attend Northport and that they...

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Last Modified: November 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm