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Enrollment for 2020-21

EnrollmentAre you new to the area and zoned for Northwood Middle School? 

Please see below for important information regarding enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. 
(NOTE: This does not apply to returning students nor to rising 6th graders who are already zoned for Northwood.)

Not sure what school you are zoned for?  Visit the Find Your School website!

Our office will be open for enrollments ONLY on the following dates from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm:  
July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
Aug 3, 4, 5, 6
*Please be in the door at least 30 minutes prior to closing*

You may download and complete Enrollment 2020-21 Forms prior to your visit. 

Questions?  Contact Dana Hack at dhack@greenville.k12.sc.us or 864-355-7013.


Transportation for 2020-21 - Deadline July 15

Transportation
We are asking all GCS families to complete the GCS Transportation Form for 2020-21 by Wed, July 15.   
The form should be completed for EVERY student, including bus riders, car riders, walkers, bicyclists, and daycare bus riders. 


Return to School Parent Resource Page

Return To School
Please visit the GCS "Destination Return to School" Parent Resource Page for the most up-to-date information regarding the 2020-21 school year. 


GCS Virtual Program - Deadline July 27

Virtual ProgramIn response to the needs of our community, GCS has added a new full-time virtual option for students in grades 5K-12. Unlike eLearning, which was implemented under emergency conditions during last spring's school shutdown, students in the Virtual Program will have a normal daily instructional schedule, earn grades, and receive timely teacher feedback in response to class or homework. Teachers experienced in online platforms and virtual instruction will help and support student engagement using live and recorded lessons and tutorials.

Parent Information on GCS Virtual Program
GCS Virtual Program Application
Submit additional questions to gcsvirtual@greenville.k12.sc.us 


Free & Reduced Lunch Application

Lunch ApplicationOnline Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications are now available for the 2020-2021 school year. While paper applications will be provided for parents when students return to school, the online applications are by far the most accurate and efficient method to apply for Free or Reduced Priced Meals. On average, online applications are processed within 24-48 hour of completion. We highly encourage all parents to take advantage of this simple to use and fast process. 

Free and Reduced Price Meal Application 
For more information, contact Food and Nutrition Services at 864-355-1251 or bhogue@greenville.k12.sc.us 


Tdap Requirement for Rising 7th Graders

Tdap Requirement

As a reminder, SC law requires that students entering 7th grade receive a dose of Tdap vaccine. Students entering the 7th grade who have NOT received the Tdap vaccine by the first day of school on August 17, 2020, will not be allowed to attend school until they have received the vaccine and provided proof to the school nurse.

If you are unsure if your child has met this requirement, please contact our school nurse, Ms. Arness, at 864-355-7007 or barness@greenville.k12.sc.us 


Athletic Announcement!

SportsIf your student is a rising 7th or 8th grader and interested in playing sports during the 2020-21 school year, please note that you will need to have a Planet HS account AND completed physical forms dated May 4, 2020, or later prior to being able to participate in any capacity.  Don't delay - set up your profile and complete your forms today so your student is ready when conditioning and try out information is released!

As a reminder, your student must be in 7th or 8th grade to participate in school sports.  Northwood plans to offer volleyball in the fall, boys' & girls' basketball in the winter, baseball and softball in the spring, and boys' and girls' soccer in the spring.  If your student is interested in any sport NOT offered by Northwood, please contact the high school you are zoned for to inquire as to eligibility. 


School-Wide Summer Reading

Summer Reading
We are encouraging all students to expand their reading horizons this summer and join the "Reading Without Walls" challenge!
Clickable link to school-wide summer reading program info.
Clickable link to submit a record of the book(s) you read


Summer Meal Distribution Sites

Meals
GCS Food & Nutrition Services will continue to provide meals during the summer.
Please visit the FANS meal information page for more details. 


Principal's Phone Home Messages

Phone Home
If you have missed any of Mr. Lee's "phone home" messages, please take a moment to review his archive of messages


Extended Day Program 2020-21

EDPAre you interested in learning about or signing up for our Extended Day Program for 2020-21?
Clickable link for Extended Day Program 2020-21 information
Or, contact Director, Dana Hack, at dhack@greenville.k12.sc.us or 864-355-7013. 
Note: Fees will be collected at a future date/time to be determined. 


Can Tab Collection

Can TabsWe want to give a shoutout to everyone who donated can tabs during the 2019-20 school year to benefit the Ronald McDonald House!  
DON'T STOP NOW ... keep collecting those tabs for next school year. 
Label containers with your name and homeroom to get credit towards rewards.


Lost & Found

Lost & Found
We have compiled a photo library of the items in our lost & found.
Please call 864-355-7000, if you recognize any of these items as belonging to your student!


Keep Your Contact Info Updated!

Phone


Please keep your contact information up-to-date by notifying Northwood of any address, phone, or email changes.  Contact our Registrar @ 864-355-7013.