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NAMS Message to Families - 5/27/22

Please consider supporting a School Supplies Drive for a village in Zimbabwe

During the last two weeks of school there will be a school supplies drive taking place to help better the education of the children in Ngamo, a small village in Zimbabwe. Ideally, if you have any new or gently used pens, pencils, colored pencils, erasers, and crayons please donate to the boxes in your school. You may find more information and an Amazon wish list here.Thank you! 

Message from the 11th graders leading this effort…

Hello NAMS Families,

Our names are Fallon Hurley, Jackie Rogers, and Kate Fitzgibbons, and we are three juniors at North Andover High School. This year we decided to start a project for our nonprofit class that is centered around a small village in Ngamo, Zimbabwe. We will be collecting new and gently used school supplies from both students and parents to donate to the primary school in Ngamo. 

Ideally, we are looking specifically for pencils, pens, colored pencils, crayons, and erasers, but any item will go a long way. 

Thank you so much for your consideration and for taking the time to read about our project and contribute towards helping the children of Ngamo. 

Sincerely, 

Fallon, Kate, and Jackie 

 

Student Leadership Students Beautify NAMS Courtyard

Thank you to our NAMS Student Leadership Students for staying after school this past Wednesday to beautify the NAMS Courtyard. The courtyard is used for classes, during lunch, and will be one of the main locations for our Class Night for our Grade 8 students. Thank you Mr. Gosselin, Ms. Melnick, & Ms. Gordon for leading this effort as our Student Leadership Advisors. At the end of this message, you will find even more pictures.

 

Remaining MAP Testing Schedule - Spring 2022

Week of May 23rd & June 1st - Math

  • Grade 6 - Wednesday, June 1st (After Homeroom)

  • ½ Team 8A - Wednesday, June 1, 2022

  • Grade 7 - Thursday, June 2nd (After RA Classes)

  • ½ Team 8A - Thursday, June 2, 2022

  • Team 8C - Friday, June 3rd (After Homeroom)

 

End-of-Year Events & Schedule Changes

You may find a list of the NAMS End-of-Year Events 2022 for Families here and also copied and pasted at the end of this message. There are lots of events to add to your family calendar!

 

Students Not Attending North Andover in the Fall 2022

If a student will not be attending North Andover Public Schools for the upcoming school year, parents/guardians will need to notify Mrs. Barron as soon as possible by either email or coming into the main office of NAMS.  At the end of the school year your student’s records will be forwarded to their new school.  Please contact Mrs. Barron with any questions at barronm@northandoverpublicschools.com  

 

North Andover PTO Hosting Food Drive Benefiting People’s Pantry

Are you interested in helping?

Kids and families are invited to drop off food but ALSO to volunteer at the event to remove food from cars as people drop off and to sort it out. The volunteer sign-up may be found here.

Where: North Andover Middle School

Where Exactly: Drop Off Loop in Front of NAMS Main Entrance

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022

Time: 12:00-3:00 p.m.

What items are needed?

Peanut Butter, Jelly, Tuna, Pasta, Condiments, and more…

 

Support Our Seniors

DID YOU KNOW?  

Every year, the North Andover community pulls together to provide a safe, fun-filled, substance-free, overnight celebration for the entire North Andover High School graduating class. This year’s June 3rd SOS “All-Knight” Graduation Party marks the event’s 28th anniversary, making it one of the longest running of its kind! 

The annual efforts of a dedicated committee, dozens of volunteers, and generous donations of food and funds by numerous local businesses and individuals highlight how much this tradition is valued in our town.

ATTENTION PARENTS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, WE NEED YOUR HELP!  

We aim to give senior parents the night off, so we’re counting on you to pay your “dues” in advance.  Help keep this wonderful tradition going, and one day soon you’ll sleep well knowing your own child has a safe place to celebrate on their graduation night.  SOS Volunteers

Please visit the SOS Website for more information!  Follow SOS on SOS Facebook, and on Twitter @SOSNAHS!

Thank you for your support!

The SOS Committee

 

More Courtyard Pictures