Hope Quilt

Northport third graders in Melanie Polascak’s class contructed a quilt for hope to learn about the history of September 11, 2001.  Mrs. Polascak used a powerpoint to tell the students all about the Survivor Tree at Ground Zero.  The story of one small pear tree that survived the devastion of that day.  The instructor encouraged…

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Commemorating 9/11

Northport K-8 School honorably commemorated the tragedy of September 11 with a program in the gymnasium recently.  The program included veterans clubs and chapters from across the county as well as Donna Carlsen, Veteran Services Coordinator for SLC.  Students listened as first responder, Albert Hickey, a New York detective, spoke about his first hand knowledge and…

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Chorus Prepares for Debut

Northport K-8 middle grades chorus,  under the direction of instructor and choral director, James Kirk have been diligently preparing for their debut as a distinguished chorus.  Students will don dress attire and sing an arrangement of America The Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates at the schools first assembly of the year.  Students will sing at the…

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Promoting Literacy

Northport K-8 School Media Center is open for business and promoting the joy of reading this year! Long range goals have been formulated with student achievement in the forecast. Students will learn to select books focusing on their interests and quality research skills are connected to classroom instruction. Premier literacy programs are offered through the…

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Parent Involvement

Northport K8 School administration and staff recognize the fact that parental involvement is critical for a truly successful school. Northport K8 PTO sponsors many events throughout the school year such as, Breakfast With Santa, Student of the Month, Fun Run, Fifth grade Moving Up ceremony, AYP celebrations, school wide beautification programs, Teacher Appreciation programs, faculty…

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Relay for Life!

Northport K-8 administration, faculty, staff and families united for a terrific cause recently.  The Northport family joined with the American Cancer Society to support Relay For Life held at Digital Domain Park.  The school based organizers, third grade instructor, Tiffany Tredor and middle grades math instructor, Mehgan Drost generated support for the walk by promoting…

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Students of the Month

Northport K-8 School honored well over one hundred students recently during the Student of the Month celebrations in the school’s Media Center.  Students from Kindergarten through eigth grade were selected by their teachers for Excellence in Education, overall great attitudes and improvement in conduct or grades.  Students were thanked by all three administrators and given rounds…

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