Wisconsin State Testing season is upon us. Students in grades 3rd - 8th & 10th grades will be taking the Forward Exam. Students in grade 9th & 10th will be taking the PreACT. These are all state mandated tests. Letters are being mailed to homes with more details about each test. Here is a brief overview of the scheduled dates: - Grade 3 (ELA & Math) - Mar. 23rd, Mar. 24th, Mar. 28th, April 4th & April 5th. - Grade 4 (ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science) – Mar. 21st, Mar. 22nd, Mar. 27th, Mar. 29th, April 4th, April 5th, April 6th & April 12th. - Grade 5 (ELA & Math) - Mar. 23rd, April 6th, April 12th, April 13th & April 14th. - Grade 6 (ELA & Math) – Mar. 21st, Mar. 22nd, April 12th, April 13th & April 14th. - Grade 7 (ELA & Math) – Mar. 21st, Mar. 22nd, Mar. 24th, Mar. 28th & Mar. 29th. - Grade 8 (ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science) – Mar. 21st, Mar. 22nd, Mar. 28th, Mar. 29th, Mar. 30th, April 4th, April 5th, April 12th, April 13th & April 14th. - NorthStar (ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science) – Mar. 21st, Mar. 23rd, Mar. 28th, Mar. 29th, Mar. 30th, April 4th, April 6th & April 11th. - Grade 9 will be completing the PreACT on Tuesday, April 18th. - Grade 10 will be completing the Wisconsin Forward Exam (Social Studies) on March 23rd & March 24th and the PreACT on Tuesday, April 18th. If you have any further questions, please contact the school.
Next week is Spring Break for our Northwood Family. Enjoy!
Save the Date! The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Northwood School from Monday, March 27th through Friday, March 31st. Flyers will be going home with elementary and middle school students after Spring Break with more details.
Just a reminder that Thursday, March 9th is another Hats for Helping Day at Northwood. This month's designated charity is the Washburn County Humane Society.
Mark your calendars! The middle & high school band concert for the spring will be Tuesday, April 25th at 6:00 PM.
This is a reminder that there is school for all Northwood students tomorrow, Tuesday, March 7th. At the beginning of the school year, this day was just intended to be for Juniors only to complete the ACT but because of the multiple school closures this year, it was changed back by the school board to an all student instructional day. On a similar note, Juniors are asked to report at 7:50 AM tomorrow (Tuesday) for a planned breakfast in preparation for the testing and report to the library by 8:15 AM to begin testing. Please contact the district if you have any questions.
The Northwood 3rd Grade students will have a presentation of Dr Suess today at approximately 10:20am. The livestream can be viewed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9jv-5XpmJs
Just a reminder about our upcoming Spring Break.
School will begin with a 2 hour delay today, Monday, March 6th.
The Solon Springs Eagles will face the Drummond Lumberjacks in a Regional Boys Basketball in the Section 1 Regional Final on Saturday March 4th @ Northwood School. The game begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $6 at the door. If you can't attend in person, you can watch the livestream at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN0VzJLrDqk
Congratulations to Northwood's Dominik Rose. He has qualified and will be competing at the State Powerlifting competition in Appleton. Go, Dominik!
An upcoming event at Northwood is a Hats for Helping Day and it is sponsored by Northwood’s Honor Society. On Thursday, March 9th, students and staff can bring their favorite hat to school and for $1.00 they can wear it! All money collected will go to this month’s designated charity which is the Washburn County Humane Society.
The Northwood Boys Basketball team will face South Shore in the first round of the Regional Playoffs. The game begins at 7pm at Northwood School. If you can't make it to the game you can watch the livestream at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYl5NDUOlUQ
No School Today, Monday, February 27th
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Spring Break in two weeks. During the break, the office will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 AM - 3 PM.
Next week is our annual Read Across America Celebration and the Northwood Elementary (PK-5) will be having some fun dress-up days! See the graphic for more details.
No School today, Thursday, February 23rd
The Northwood Girls Basketball team has their first round of the regional tournament tonight. The girls will play Drummond and the game begins at 7pm. Just a reminder that tickets are $6 for adults. The game will be livestreamed at the following link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/drummond-high-school-drummond-wi There may be a fee to join the service.
The Northwood Boys Basketball team will face the Washburn Castle Guards on Monday, February 20th at Northwood School. The varsity game begins at 6:30pm. If you can't make it to the game in person you can watch the livestream at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkANkYEsndA
On February 3rd, NorthStar Charter students Ava Kildow (5th grade) and Tucker Madsen (7th grade) competed in Hayward at the Northwest Regional Conservation Speaking Contest. Both students placed first in their age divisions and will be competing at the state level on March 1st in Wisconsin Dells. Congratulations!