Wednesday, Oct 26: Bus 20 will not run its route this morning or afternoon due to bus driver illness and a shortage of bus drivers. Please make arrangements to transport your children to and from school today. We apologize for the difficulty this may cause. Please know our transportation department seeks and will train bus drivers but have a shortage at this time.
3 months ago, Teresa Blevins
If your child sold fundraiser items, they will be ready for pickup Wednesday, October 26, 1:30-2:50 and Thursday from 10:00-2:50. We will not send items on the bus. Please park in a parking spot and enter the front of the building. Please do not park in the bus lane.
3 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Next week is going to be very busy for our Wildcats! Oct 25-31 is Red Ribbon Week. See the special dress up days on the announcement. Oct 24- Flu shots for students and staff who already submitted permission forms Oct 25- Health screenings for K and even grades. Oct 25-Basketball at Riceville. JV starts at 5:00. Oct 26- Pep Rally for grades 4-8 then Juvenile Services will present to our 5th-8th grades. Oct 27- Fire Prevention presentation by the Niota Volunteer Fire dept for grades K-3. Please have students wear jackets to school this day because part of the presentation is a trip outside to explore the fire truck. Oct 27- Basketball at HOME against EKB. JV starts at 5:00. Oct 28- Fall picture retakes plus sports and club pictures. If your child was absent during our first pictures or is new to Niota, tell your child to have a picture made this day.
3 months ago, Teresa Blevins
red ribbon days
Thursday is the last day to turn in any T-shirt order money. Friday is the last day to turn in picture order money as well. Fall picture make-up and sports pictures are October 28.
4 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Thursday is the last day to turn in any T-shirt order money. Friday is the last day to turn in picture order money as well. Fall picture make-up and sports pictures are October 28.
4 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Next week, September 26-30, will be College and Career Week at Niota: Monday: NES shirts (your future starts here) Tuesday: Neon (bright future) Wednesday: College wear day Thursday: Dress for success like what you want to be when you grow up. Friday: PJ day for having big dreams for the future (List inspired by our Calhoun friends)
5 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Monday, September 19, is Fall picture Day. If you still have money for the fundraiser, please send it in with your child on Monday as well. Thank you for all your help. You sold over $21,000 of items. The school will receive a portion of this to use for daily school and classroom needs in addition to incentives for students who meet attendance, behavior, academic, and competitive goals. The company will also provide a Mega Prize party in May to celebrate these successes. Go Wildcats!!!
5 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Monday, September 19, is Fall picture Day. If you still have money for the fundraiser, please send it in with your child on Monday as well. Thank you for all your help. You sold over $21,000 of items. The school will receive a portion of this to use for daily school and classroom needs in addition to incentives for students who meet attendance, behavior, academic, and competitive goals. The company will also provide a Mega Prize party in May to celebrate these successes. Go Wildcats!!!
5 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Please use the following link to review our School-Family Compact for 2022-2023. The draft was presented on August 5 at our Annual Title 1 Information Night. The final draft may be viewed at: https://5il.co/1ga6p. Paper Copies will be sent home in backpacks on Friday, August 19.
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Please use the following link to review our Family Engagement Policy for 2022-2023. The draft was presented at our Annual Title 1 Information night on August 5 for feedback. The final draft may be reviewed at: https://5il.co/1ga6o. Paper copies will be sent home in backpacks on Friday, August 19.
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Just a reminder Title 1 Information and Open House tonight from 5:00-7:00 PM. We cannot wait to meet our Wildcat families!!!
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
The final basketball tryouts for both Wildcat teams will be held Monday, August 8, 3:45-5:00. Even if students tried out in the Spring of last year, they will need to participate in this final tryout. Only grades 6-8 may play on the teams with a current completed physical. 5th grade students who are interested in being managers should attend tryouts as well.
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Niota's Title 1 and Information Night will be Friday, August 5, from 5:00-7:00 PM. Please enter and sit in the cafeteria to receive our annual Title 1 update then you will be dismissed to tour the school with your family. We will have lost and found items laid out in the gym for you to gather belongings. Anything left after Friday will be donated somewhere.
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Good morning, Wildcats!!! Here are some important dates and times: August 1- Students report but will dismiss early at 10:30 AM. Buses will run. August 2&3- Full School Days August 4- Election Day/No School for students August 5-Full School Day August 5- Welcome Back Wildcats Open House from 5:00-7:00 PM. Families can tour the school and meet teachers.
6 months ago, Teresa Blevins
PTO sponsored basketball training and open gyms are cancelled for the remainder of the summer due to vacations and appointments. Enjoy these last few days of summer with your families and keep practicing those skills on your own. Again, no training or open gym this month.
7 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Niota supply lists and homeroom rosters will be posted on the front doors of the school after 6:00 PM today. All homerooms are final. We look forward to seeing our Wildcats on August 1.
7 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Please see the attached school calendar for 2022-2023.
7 months ago, Teresa Blevins
2022-2023 School calendar
There will not be any PTO sponsored basketball training or open gym this week (July 5-8) since many people will be traveling. Don't forget the YMCA is having summer camp at Niota this month 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Register on the YMCA website. We hope everyone has had a great Independence Day!
7 months ago, Teresa Blevins
We are excited for improvements being made at Niota. Our carpeted rooms are getting brand new flooring and look amazing, and our bleachers are getting much needed repair. Due to bleacher repairs, our gym will be closed the remainder of this week. Basketball training and open gym are cancelled until repairs are completed. No basketball training or open gym the week of June 20-24.
8 months ago, Teresa Blevins
Dear Families, we are working to improve our school by removing carpet and replacing it with beautiful new tile. This process does have a smell due to the adhesive they have to use. It is non-toxic. We have made arrangements to minimize any future exposure of our kids to the unpleasant smell.
8 months ago, Teresa Blevins