Netcong School District

Sent: Jan 10, 2020

News Blast 1-10-20

Netcong Elementary School

January 10, 2020


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1-10-20 News Blast


See the updated flyer below.

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Netcong Elementary School. All volunteers will be entered to win a 4 pack of Disney passes, so there is an added incentive to help out.

Netcong Community Cares Flyer - Disney (3).pdf 


Many students have still not ordered a yearbook.  Don't miss out.  January is the deadline.  Order a yearbook today.

Yearbook Order Form.pdf 

Netcong Education Foundation January Events Calendar:

January event calendar - NEF.pdf 


PTA meetings will now be held on Thursday's.  Upcoming PTA meetings are 1/16, 2/6, 3/5, 4/9 & 5/7

Student Council Announcements:

Penny Wars starts this upcoming Monday, January 13th and ends on Friday, January 24th.  Each grade will have their own jugs. Students should bring in pennies to earn points for their grade and silver coins to fight back against other grades.  Bills can be added to either add points to your team or fight against others. 

Penny Wars.pdf 

Other Upcoming Student Council Events:

1. Netcong Community Night - On January 22nd from 4-7pm we will be having a fundraiser at McDonalds in the trade zone near Walmart.  15% of sales support Netcong School. Raffles for prizes will be available to families who come! Come see your student's teachers at the registers!


2. We will soon be asking families to submit their family recipes to a school-wide cookbook.  Cookbook sales will begin in April in time for delivery for Mother's Day. More information to follow!

3. Spirit days are as follows - January 15th is national hat day so wear a hat to show your spirit! January 23rd is tye-dye day and January 31st is wear your favorite football team clothes or colors to prepare for the superbowl!


Remember, if you receive free or reduced lunch, you are eligible to receive free or reduced breakfast as well!  Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to get a great breakfast before school!

Team Nick Basketball Night! - Jan 30th

The Nicholas Wihlborg Foundation is pleased to partner with the Lenape Valley Patriot Boys Basketball team!


Growing Stage Production:

January 23rd-26th

The Growing Stage - Sing Down the Moon.pdf 

Winter Classes at Newton Theater Arts Academy:


Upcoming Events:                        

January               13          Basketball – Home

January               15          Ski Club / National Hat Day

January               16          Basketball – Home / PTA Meeting

January               17          Middle School Scheduling

January               20          Teacher In-Service (School closed for students)

January               22          Civil Air Patrol Assembly – (Middle School Only) 1:30pm

January               21          Basketball - Away

January               22          Ski Club / 4-7pm McDonald's Fundraiser

January               23          Tye-Dye Day

January               24          MP # 2 Ends

January               29          Ski Club

January               30          SADD Induction Ceremony 7pm

January               31          Morning Meeting / Wear your favorite football team clothes/colors for Super Bowl!

January               8            Ski Club


NEF - Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner - Save the Date - Sat, March 21st

NEF St Pat's Save the Date 2020 (2).pdf 



Help Us Celebrate the Good News:

Do you have a success story about your child?  Has your child received recognition for community service activities, sports, and/or the arts?  If you think a student or teacher's accomplishment should be recognized or publicized, let us know.  Your experiences are the content we are looking for.  Please help us share the great work and accomplishments of our students and staff by submitting news items.  Items can be sent to


After School Extra Help:

After school extra help is available for students who may need extra assistance each week from 3pm to 4pm.  Location and days are as follows:

K-2= Room 206 (Tuesday and Thursday)

3-5= Room 301 (Tuesday and Thursday)

6-8= Room Media Center (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

ESL= Room 201 (Monday and Thursday)


26 College Road, Netcong, NJ 07857

(973) 347-0020