Staff Appreciation Ideas

School books and apple on teacher desk

We will observe Staff Appreciation Week May 2 through 6, 2022. While we are thankful for our staff every single day, we take this week as a special opportunity to celebrate the teachers, instructional assistants, cafeteria workers, counselors, administrators and other employees who create a safe, supportive environment for our students. The PTA Staff Appreciation Committee has … Read more

Garden Workday – Sunday, April 24 2022

April is Earth Month, and you can celebrate with your Northwoods family at a special Garden Workday on Sunday, April 24 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Sign up today!  For more information about the Northwoods garden, including a map of where the garden is located on campus, head over to Mel’s Garden Page!  You can also … Read more

Recess in the Garden Signup – April-May 2022

Recess in the Garden has brought dozens of students from all grades into the garden to grow food and flowers. Help keep the momentum growing by donating an hour of your time over the next eight weeks. Pick a slot today at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0E4EABA62CA0F58-nesrecess1 For more information about the Northwoods garden, including a map of where the garden … Read more

Spring 2022 Recess in the Garden Volunteers Wanted!

students in the garden

Spring is near, and we want all Northwoods koalas to experience the wonder of growing food and flowers.  Adult volunteers are needed to lead small groups of students in working in the garden during their designated recess time. Sign up for a slot today at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4eaba62ca0f58-nesrecess For more information about the Northwoods garden, including a map … Read more

Staff Appreciation News

NC School Counseling Week Graphic

The PTA Staff Appreciation Committee was blown away by the koalaty response to the December teacher supply drive. Your generous donations brought smiles to our wonderful teachers’ faces.This month the committee will show our collective love for school counselors and bus drivers. The committee will distribute small gifts to Ms. Birkenstock and Ms. McMillan during … Read more

School Garden – Fall 2021 Maintenance

Thanks to a few volunteers, the garden is starting to shape up!As we begin to make plans to get kids back into the garden, we’d love your help with maintaining it! Check out our sign-up to find out more! ~Garden Team Learn more about our school garden on our garden page!