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Welcome to third grade! We are thrilled to be your child’s teachers this year and know it will be an exciting time filled with great learning adventures, academic gains, and new friendships.
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Study Trips (students should wear red polo and khaki bottom)
Quarter 1: Microsoft Store and Hill Country Science Mill
 
P.E. Days (students must wear tennis shoes):
July and August: All Mondays and Wednesdays, plus these Fridays: 7/28, 8/11, 8/25
September: All Tuesdays and Thursdays, plus these Fridays: 9/8 and 9/22
 
All through September - NYOS Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

NYOS is collecting items of immediate need like bottled water, toiletries, diapers and cleaning materials. The supplies will then be donated to evacuees through our local non-profit partners. We are also asking for donations of school supplies. NYOS is partnering with two charter schools in the affected area, Odyssey Academy in Galveston and KIPP Houston. The school supplies will assist their students, staff and families. Supplies will be collected in bins located at the front desks of both the Kramer and Lamar campuses.

 
Thursday, September 7 - PTA General Meeting & Potluck
6:00-8:00pm in the Kramer Gym. Third grade families are asked to bring a pasta dish.
  
Thursday, September 7 through Tuesday, September 12 - Conferences
Half day on Monday, September 11.
 
Wednesday, September 13 -  Hat Creek Burger Spirit Night
Stop by the Domain location and be sure to put your receipt in the bucket!
 
Thursday, September 14 -  School Board Meeting
6:00pm in the Kramer Library
 
Thursday, September 21 - NYOS Talent Show
6:00pm in the Kramer Gym
 
Saturday, September 23 through Sunday, October 8 - Fall Break
School resumes at 8:00am on Monday, October 9
 
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An updated classroom wishlist is available here. Thanks so much for your support and generosity!
 
 

 
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Notebooks Please!

Hello Parents,
We had a great first week. It is so nice coming back to so many familiar faces.
 
At NYOS we end every day in circle and give appreciations. This year we will be extending that idea to gratitude journals. This is an opportunity for your kiddos to bring in those decorated notebooks that have never been on our supply list. If possible, I would like to have them 8/4/17. The only requirement is that they not have a lock and that they are lined. Fee free to just grab a composition book or go all out with a fancy journal. Thank you in advance! 
-Sarah Gamble

Garden Work Day at Kramer Campus

April 14th (no school), 9am-12

NYOS has been invited to participate in the NXNA Garden Tour again this year! We need your help clearing, trimming and weeding the boardwalk gardens at Kramer campus.

- No experience required!
- Limited number of garden tools will be available, so please bring your own garden tools or extras to share. 
 - Pack a lunch and enjoy the morning with us!

 If you want to participate but are unable to attend, there will be additional work days scheduled for April and May.

Save the Date!

The NYOS PTA has some fun and exciting fundraisers happening this month and next. Save the date for:

 

April 25th Phil's Ice House/Amy's Ice Cream- all day fundraiser

May 19th Round Rock Express Game- Spirit Night

May TBA PTA Meeting

Fine Arts Night

Dear NYOS Parents,

 

Our Fine Arts Night will be held Thursday, April 20th from 5-7 pm in the Kramer Campus Gym.

 

The evening will feature a gallery of framed student artwork.  Each student will have a piece in the show.  Framed artworks will be sold for $25 to help raise money for our arts program.  Framed works can be purchased with cash or check.  Checks must be written out to NYOS Charter School.  (If you do not purchase your child’s framed artwork, they will get it back without the frame in the following weeks).  If you cannot make Fine Arts Night but want to purchase your child’s art, you can send cash or check to your homeroom teacher or Mrs. Ellis before the show and the framed artwork will be held for you. 

 

Fine Arts Night will feature a work from every child created in art class.  The Art Club has also created works for the gallery.

The night will include music performances by orchestra, steel drums and choir. Spanish Class projects will be displayed.

5th grade Student Council will also be running a fun art activity fundraiser.

 

We are looking forward to the big night- Hope to see you all there!

 

Allie Ellis

K-5 Art Teacher

Field Day

As you have most likely heard, Field Day is next Thursday. We are representing Samoa and the kids are getting into the Polynesian spirit (thanks, Moana!). We will be watching some exerts from a documentary today and we are hoping to have a chance to interview someone who lives in Samoa next week. Polynesia is a fascinating part of the world and I encourage you to do some research with your family. Did you know they were navigating the open ocean over 3,000 years ago?! 
 
To help with our outfits on Friday we were hoping to have some flower necklaces. You might call them leis, but in Samoan they are called ulas. If you are able to donate leis, please email Ms. Gamble. 
 

Blue Intent to Return Form

Attention! Intent to Return forms are coming home TODAY! These forms must be returned for your child to keep their spot at NYOS.