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Barnes and Nobles Fundraiser

On December 8th-17th, 2017 visit Barnes & Noble in Hickory to complete your shopping. The Little Read is a community-wide elementary education reading initiative of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series. It supports and encourages literacy development by providing interaction with a nationally recognized visiting children’s author during a spring residency week as well as providing curriculum materials, activities, and resources to the local school districts, including Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba County Schools, Alexander County Schools & Hickory Day School.

Support the Little Read Program by mentioning it when you check out!
Shop in-store or online!

Visit bn.com/bookfairs to support us online from 12/08/17 to 12/17/17
by entering Bookfair ID# 12238325 at checkout.

A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit our program.
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Events for the Week of December 4th-8th

Monday, December 4th: Can food drive begins through the 18th.

Tuesday, December 5th: Kindergarten & 1st grade performance at Annual Christmas in the Park celebration. Arrive by 6:25. CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN!
Last day to send in orders for Spirit Wear!

Wednesday, December 6th: SIT meeting 3:15-5:30

Friday, December 8th: School Spelling Bee
2nd grade field trip
Smencil sale in lobby 7:45-8:15 am
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Parent's Night Out-Winter Blast

You do NOT want to miss the opportunity to have a night out (or in) while your children are having a blast here at Shuford! Don't forget to sign up by this Friday, December 1st!
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One Hour Delay

Good afternoon Newton-Conover. We hope you’ve all enjoyed the snow and have been safe this weekend. Although the roads, parking lots, and sidewalks seem to be clear and dry, as a precaution we will operate on a one hour delay tomorrow for students. Staff are to report to school at the normal time. Kid Connection will operate on a one-hour delay as well. Again, we will have a one hour delay for students tomorrow with staff reporting at normal time. Thanks, and we will see you tomorrow!
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Weather Information Update - 12/8 at 12:45pm

Good afternoon! We are monitoring the weather situation closely. At this time, temperatures are well above freezing, and there is no danger to students or staff and no cause for early dismissal. Of course, we will continue to monitor the weather closely in collaboration with Catawba County Emergency Services, and if there is a cause for early dismissal, we will certainly contact you immediately. As a precaution due to dropping temperatures later in the evening, all high school athletic events have been canceled for this evening. At this time, Kid Connection (after school) will remain open on a regular schedule for your convenience. Thank you for your support!
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Events for the Week of November 13th-17th

All week: Book Fair until 4:00 except for Tuesday until 6:30

Tuesday, November 14th: Student Council meeting at 7:45 am
Title 1 Math Night: 5:00-6:30 pm (Spirit Wear will be sold in front lobby)

Friday, November 17th: Kindergarten Field Trip to Kid Senses
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