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December Happenings from the PTA

December Happenings from the PTA

With the holiday approaching don’t miss out on these December Happenings!

Winter Wonderland on the Commons – December 11th – Brought to you by all the town Elementary PTAs

Polar Express Movie Night – December 13th – A North School only movie night!

North School Lights Up the Night – Holiday Lights map (coming soon!)

Show off your Snow Sculptures! – North School kids Snow Men and Sculptures to behold (coming soon!) 

Chipotle Fundraising Night – October 20th

Chipotle Fundraising Night – October 20th

Come out and get a fresh and fantastic meal at Chipotle in Manchester while supporting the North School PTA, what’s not to love! Eat in the restaurant or get it to go and 33% of the proceeds go directly to North School!

When: Wednesday October 20th from 5pm to 9pm

Where: Chipotle – 926 S Willow Street, Manchester, NH

If you order online make sure to use ordering code: 6YQJ3MT or if you are ordering over the phone or in person make sure you bring in one of the fliers below

Add this to your calendar now and there is one day no one has to worry about “what’s for dinner?”

2021-2022 Box Top Collections

2021-2022 Box Top Collections

2021 – 2022 Box Tops Collections   

Greetings North School Bears!

My name is Jaclyn Cipolletta, and once again I’m our school’s Box Tops for Education Coordinator this year.  The Box Tops for Education (BTE) program has helped North School earn nearly $31,967.08 in the last 16 years! We would like to once again invite you to join us this year in beating our Box Tops best (31,634 Box Tops!!) and help keep this tradition alive!

For the current year, with families scanning their receipts into the app during the summer we are currently at $58.70.  Our 2021/2022 goal is $1,000.  We are currently researching what our Box Top earnings will go to from this point on, and will keep you updated on those decisions as we become closer to our goal.

Download the Box Tops for Education App today and start scanning – I promise, it is a super-easy task to get used to.  Make an account; if you don’t already have one, and use North School / School ID: 207504 as your supporting school. Each time you shop (mostly groceries), scan your store receipt, give credit to your student / classroom teacher and if you’ve purchased any participating products, the earnings start to add up automatically and the monies earned will go directly to North School. 

We are still collecting and will be earning with the clipped Box Tops, but these are being phased out by the program very quickly.  You may continue to clip & save for North School until further notice.  Please send in any clipped box tops you have and be sure to properly label Box Tops that are submitted with your child’s name and teacher on Ziploc bags, box tops collection sheets or submitted receipts at any time.  Don’t forget to give credit to your student using first name, last name and teacher, if submitting through the app.  This ensures your child is entered into the raffle and other incentives. We will be sending out reminders on when our submissions are approaching so you can send in your clippings at that time too.  

I encourage you to join our North School PTA Facebook page for additional reminders on Bonus Box Tops available. 

Now for the fun part! To help us reach our goal and as we’ve done in past years, we will have
two school-wide Box Tops Challenges for all North School staff, students, and families to see who can collect the most Box Tops between now and May 13, 2022. First, will be a Scanning
– each family that earns $15.00 using the App from (August to April) will be able to pick a prize from our Box Tops Prize box.  Photos will be posted on our North School PTA Facebook page.  Second, is the Clipped Box Top Individual and Classroom Challenge takes place August – May.  Rewards & bragging rights are given to the top earning classrooms. 

Be on the lookout for more details in the coming months.

Attached are some helpful details if you are new to Box Tops.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need support getting started!  Contact Info: DM via Facebook or

If you see this… CLIP IT

If you see this… SCAN IT

Londonderry Art Council 2nd Annual Art Contest

Londonderry Art Council 2nd Annual Art Contest

Does your child love to draw, paint, color, etc? Then you may be interested to know that the Londonderry Arts Council is hosting it’s 2nd Annual Arts Contest for NH students.

This year’s theme is Wishes.

Entry is free and winners will see their artwork featured on the Art Council web site as well as take home a gift card to an art supply store.

You can download the application and view the guidelines here

Interested In Becoming a North School PTA Event Chair?

Interested In Becoming a North School PTA Event Chair?

The North School PTA has an exciting array of events that are run every year and these are made possible by fantastic volunteers! If you are interested in becoming one please reach out to or join as at any PTA meeting. The link below is to the descriptions of the chair positions and of course the entire board and PTA as a whole is always available for anything a chairperson may need

Chair Position Descriptions

May Events!

May Events!

I cannot believe that the school year is coming to a close! Our amazing fifth graders will be moving onto the Middle School and all our little ones will be stepping up to the next grade. With the end of the year comes a lot of events. In order to keep you on top of all the PTA events going on, we wanted to organize them all in one place. Some events have online registration and some do not, so make sure you keep a look out in those backpacks for any registration forms that need to be sent back into school.

May 6-10 we will be celebrating Staff Appreciation Week to recognize how much the North School teachers and staff for our children! You can find the sign ups for luncheon items by clicking here.

May 7 Spirit Sticks will be on sale beginning at 8:30. Watch our Facebook page for updates on what sticks will be available!

Be sure to return your Police Car raffle tickets to school by May 10. Please be sure to cut them into individual tickets before sending them in.

On May 11 Business Cents will be hosting its annual shredding fundraiser. Each box of paper you bring to them to shred will cost $5. That is 50% off from their usual fee!!!! Please be sure to tell them you are from North because the school who brings in the most boxes will get an extra $100!

May 13-15 will be our Spring Book Fair! You can find the sign up genius to volunteer by clicking here.

May 15 will be a Honey Pot Bank morning as well as our Ice Cream Social and evening book fair. You can pay for your ice cream social tickets here.

FIFTH GRADE PARENTS: please remember to purchase your yearbooks and fun day tshirts. You can that all online here. Deadline is May 17.

Dads, get your dancing shoes ready because May 17 is our Father Daughter Dance. Our theme this year is Enchanted Garden! I can’t wait to see all those beautiful pictures from this event! The forms for this event went home in backpacks. May 17 is also Popcorn Friday, so send in those quarters.

May 18 the Londonderry Women’s Club will be hosting their annual Toy Sale. This is a consignment sale and the sellers retain 2/3 of their sales while the remaining 1/3 will be divided between Moose Hill and all the Londonderry Elementary Schools. The sale will be held at Matthew Thornton. If you would like to sell your items at the sale, you can find out more here. To volunteer to help, click here.

May 24 will be our last Box Tops collection for the school year.

Looking toward June:

June 5 Honey Pot Bank

June 14 Popcorn Friday

June 17 Last Day of School

Our Mother Son event is being planned and we will give you that date soon.

Please remember we have an ongoing Yankee Candle fundraiser. This fundraiser is completely online and the items will be shipped directly to you. For every sale, North School PTA will receive 40%! So be sure to get all those summer scents! This sale continues until JULY 10. Click here and enter our Group Number: 99326933 to make a purchase.

Finally, the North School Library will be hosting a Book Grab in June. Please see this flyer for more information.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the chairperson of the event or to any member of the board.