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N. B. Cook Elementary School of the Arts


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    1310 North 12th Avenue

    Pensacola, FL 32503

    (850) 595-6826

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    Become a Partner in Education

    N. B. Cook and O. J. Semmes Elementary Schools invite you to become a Partner in Education with us! Interested? Please fill out the interest input survey below.

    N. B. Cook and O. J. Semmes Partner in Education Interest Input 

    Headphones (NON-bluetooth) needed!

    Students need wired headphones for iReady, a new diagnostic platform we are using district-wide this year. If you are able to send headphones for your student, please put them in a Ziploc bag labeled with your student's name. We have some headphones already, but not enough for one-to-one, and are hoping to avoid purchasing extra this year with your help. If your teacher already included these on their wish list, please disregard. Ear buds are fine if that is the student's preference.

    After School Clubs!

    Please click on the resources tab near the top of the page to find out about after school clubs that are available. Many are grade specific and some have additional requirements or commitments.    If your child is interested, find one that fits his or her grade and interests.

    E-News for 2018-2019

    If you have not signed up for the e-news blast, please take a moment and do so through the link below. This e-news blast will keep you better informed about all news and events. We would like parents, teachers, and other interested people to subscribe. You can opt to unsubscribe at any time. Please go to the link below to input your information. If you have questions or need assistance, please call the school.

    N.B. Cook E-Newsletter Sign-Up

    History Fair Resources

    Fifth grade parents, use these links to find information and resources for History Fair:

    Handout

    National History Day

    Florida History Fair

    Online Gradebook Access for Parents

     

    The Focus Gradebook Parent Portal is available for use for parents and students in Escambia County, Florida.  “Parents and students will now have a tool in which to monitor success and will also be able to see where there needs to be improvement,” states Superintendent Malcolm Thomas.

    Parents will see two links on the district web site under Parent Portal on the main page (www.escambia.k12.fl.us).  One link allows parents to register for the portal (note that all parents must register to the new Gradebook).  Parents will click on the link that reads “Focus Parent Portal Registration", then select "I do not have an account ….”.  Parents will be asked to provide the parent's name and email address.  Once this information is submitted, the parent will be asked to provide the following student information: the last four digits of the student's social security number, the six digit student identification number as assigned by the school district, and the student’s birthdate.  After registration is complete, a password will be assigned and can be changed after the initial login.  The username will be the parent’s email address.  Also, parents will be able to link multiple children in the household to their account.

    The Focus Gradebook Parent Portal may then be accessed by providing the username (email address) and the password/passcode (as determined by the parent during the registration sign-in).  Parents will then be able to view their child’s class schedule, grades, and assignments for each class. 

    New FSA Resources

    The Florida Department of Education has provided family and parent resources related to the Florida Standards and the FSA (Florida Standards Assessment). The FSA is the test that replaced the FCAT in 2016. These resources are specifically for the English Language Arts (including reading) portion of the test. A link is provided below.

    FSA English Language Arts Resources

     

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    Emergency Transportation Change 2018-19 N. B. Cook

    To make EMERGENCY transportation changes, please complete the following form and someone will call you to confirm the change. 

    Use of this form should be limited to true emergencies. For the safety of students and to limit teacher and staff confusion, student transportation should be consistent as much as possible. 

    Examples of emergencies warranting a transportation change might be someone going to the hospital, getting delayed out of town on a flight, or a physician appointment change outside of the parent or guardian's control. 

    N. B. Cook 2018-19 Emergency Transportation Change Request Form

    ECSD N. B. Cook Volunteer Input

    There are separate forms which must be filled out on paper but please help us gather and compile potential volunteer information quickly by completing this form. 

    ECSD N. B. Cook 2018-19 Volunteer Information 

    Upcoming Events

    WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE EVENT OF A SCHOOL ELEVATED SECURITY NOTIFICATION

     

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    Office Depot

    5% Back to Schools: Office Depot has donated millions of dollars in credits for free supplies to thousands of US and Canadian schools through the 5% Back to Schools Program. All qualifying purchases made by school administrators, teachers, parents and students using a school's 5% Back to Schools ID number help that school get credits for FREE SUPPLIES.

    N.B. Cook Elementary School

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