Beginning November 16, 2020, Greenville County Schools will start the process of returning middle school students to full-time in-person instruction.
Clickable link for schedule to transition to full-time, face-to-face instruction for middle schoolers
Clickable link for additional details from Greenville County Schools
Clickable link to Mr. Lee's November 17, 2020 phone home regarding transition plans
Clickable link to Mr. Lee's November 17, 2020 presentation regarding dismissal procedures
If you have missed any of Mr. Lee's "phone home" messages, please take a moment to review his archive of messages.
Latest phone home date: November 22, 2020
National PTA's Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life. Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. This 50+ year-old program helps them explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.
The theme for the 2020-2021 program year is "I Matter Because ..."
Students may submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. The deadline for submission is December 7, 2020. Clickable link for details on the PTA Reflections program.
GCS Virtual Program students who participated in the SC ACT-142 Pre-assessments during LEAP Week (August 17-21) are invited to take the post-assessments at their home-based schools on Fri, December 11, 2020, from 8:30am - 10:30am. The deadline to register is Mon, December 7, 2020.
Clickable link to details on SC Act 142 Post Assessment Testing
Clickable link to register for testing
Questions? Contact Kim Long at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO WANTS A DRESS DOWN DAY?!?! Students who have no NHI's in all 6 classes by Thurs, November 19, will earn a FREE dress down day in December! Clickable link to NHI dress down day details. UPDATE: Approved dress down day is now set for Thurs, Dec 3 ... except for 8th grade blue/green students, who will dress down on Wed, Dec 2.
If your student does not receive approval from their homeroom teacher to dress down, they must wear their Northwood uniform to school. Students who arrive out of dress code will be given the option to call home for replacement clothing or the option to perform their school work in the ISS room.
*NOTE: Students are required to adhere to the GCS dress code policy on dress down days.
Greenville County Schools’ Change in Assignment (CIA) School Choice Lottery Window will be available from Monday, November 16 through Wednesday, December 2, 2020 where parents can submit a choice form for up to three schools for their child at their number one choice school. Choice forms are available at every school (except magnet schools) and must be completed and submitted at the #1 choice school. Order of receipt of CIA form at schools during the CIA Lottery Window does not affect lottery ranking or assignment.
Clickable link to full details on Change in Assignment School Choice Lottery Window
It's time for our annual CHRISTMAS KNIGHTS program!
"What is Christmas Knights," you ask? For over 15 years, Northwood has come together to provide members of our very own school community with food and gifts during the holiday season. Northwood students and families play an integral role in this project! Would you consider contributing to this great cause in the following ways ...
On Mon, November 16, and Tues, November 17, our PTA will be on campus in the morning with donation buckets to collect contributions from students.
On Wed, November 18, and Thurs, November 19, our PTA will be on campus in the afternoon with donation buckets to collect contributions from students.
And ANYONE can drop off donations in our Front Office Mondays - Thursdays between 7:30 am - 6:00 pm!
Our school-wide goal this year is $1,750. We are fortunate to partner with Modern Woodmen of American, who will match our donations in full. So every dollar you give will be doubled this year!
Grab your 2020-21 yearbook before the prices go up again ... just $40 between now and January 31, 2021.
Click the image above or HERE to order yours today!
Please ask your student to take a breakfast bag as they enter school each morning, even if they do not plan to eat all of the food. They can eat what they want, save it for a snack, or discard any leftovers. Clickable link to Free Meal Flyer
Celebrate your 8th grade student by purchasing recognition ad in the 2020-21 yearbook!
Packages start at just $40.
Clickable link to order 8th grade yearbook recognition ad.
Students are reminded to bring their face mask from home daily and to WEAR it!
Please take a moment to also review the Student Face Mask Compliance Expectations and Handling Guidelines.
Please keep your contact information up-to-date by notifying Northwood of any address, phone, or email changes. Contact our Registrar @ 864-355-7013.