Neil Armstrong Elementary School

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  • Important Announcements

    Here are this week's announcements:

    On the Tuesday, September 14th, we will be having our SAC meeting starting at 6:00 pm with the PTO meeting following at 7:00 pm in the media center.  Have you ever wondered what is SAC?   The School Advisory Council (SAC) is a school-based group intended to represent the school, the community, and families. The group shares responsibility for guiding the school toward continuous improvement. We discuss student achievement data and school and student programs that support Neil Armstrong’s school improvement plan.   At Tuesday’s meeting, we will be looking at Neil’s goals and strategies for the upcoming school year that are found in the School Improvement Plan.    We would like to invite you to attend both our SAC and PTO meetings.  Your voice and participation are always welcome. 

    Parents, we need your help!  Please encourage your Positive Astros to read at home and to carry a book with them.  Students are asked to read a book during dismissal as well. The top ten readers are posted in the hall for the students to see.  Students can earn AR shirts when they reach their grade-level AR expectations. The students get so excited to see their names on the list.  We have a student that is approaching one million words read.  

    Every month, the classes have the opportunity to earn the Traveling “Legacy” Award.  In order to earn the award, students must:
    Criteria #1: 100% of students taking an AR test for the month.  Kindergarten - either 100% of students taking an AR Test or 100% of students mastering 10 new sight words per month.
    Criteria #2: Class Average of a minimum pass rate or higher in both iReady Math and Reading.  Students will earn Spirit Sticks monthly by completing a minimum of 5 sessions monthly with the minimum pass rate.
    Criteria #3: Class with the highest increase in “Words Read” that month from the previous month. The classes that meet the three criteria receive a traveling “Legacy” trophy with a banner that proudly hangs outside their doors.  The students have until the end of September to help their classes earn the traveling “Legacy” trophy.  

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  • Drop a Pebble in the Water

    Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone;
    But there's half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on,
    Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea.
    And there is no way of telling where the end is going to be.

    Drop a pebble in the water: in a minute you forget,
    But there's little waves a-flowing, and there's ripples circling yet,
    And those little waves a-flowing to a great big wave have grown;
    You've disturbed a mighty river just by dropping in a stone.

    Drop an unkind word, or careless: in a minute it is gone;
    But there's half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on.
    They keep spreading, spreading, spreading from the center as they go,
    And there is no way to stop them, once you've started them to flow.

    Drop an unkind word, or careless: in a minute you forget,
    But there's little waves a-flowing, and there's ripples circling yet,
    And perhaps in some sad heart a mighty wave of tears you've stirred,
    And disturbed a life was happy ere you dropped that unkind word.

    Drop a word of cheer and kindness: just a flash and it is gone;
    But there's half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on,
    Bearing hope and joy and comfort on each splashing, dashing wave
    Till you wouldn't believe the volume of the one kind word you gave.

    Drop a word of cheer and kindness: in a minute you forget;
    But there's gladness still a-swelling, and there's joy a-circling yet,
    And you've rolled a wave of comfort whose sweet music can be heard
    Over miles and miles of water just by dropping one kind word.”


    ― James W. Foley

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Leading by Example

  • NAE 2021 5th Grade

    Promotion Ceremony

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    Promotion Ceremony Videos

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