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PTA upcoming events

Hello NRE Families / PTA Volunteers - It is hard to believe school will be back in session soon! 

We are excited about the 
​school ​

year ahead at Northridge! We wanted to send a PTA update to share some NRE/PTA event dates and ask for some volunteers. 

Back to School Open House Event - Wednesday August 9
First Day of School Thursday August 10
Back to School Carnival Friday August 18 5:00-7:00PM - Free Community Event - Learn about all the great clubs & activities at NRE
FUN RUN - Running of the Pronghorn Fundraiser - Tuesday August 29
First PTA Meeting - Tuesday September 5 2:15PM
Cold Stone Creamery Fundraiser - Wednesday September 6 4:00-8:00PM
August 1, 2017 | By aharvey | Category: Northridge Elementary School

District News

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Ponderosa Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Tim Ottman led a 30-minute assembly Wednesday for Cohl, joined by Cohl’s parents, his coaches from the Olympic Training Center, his former Ponderosa wrestling coach (and current Assistant Principal) Corey McNellis, and current wrestling coach Tito Rinaldis.

Student Climbs stairs with Firefighters

“Never forget” became permanently ingrained in our heads and our hearts after the attacks of September 11, 2001. But now, 16 years later, our schools are full of students who weren’t even alive when history was made; leaving many teachers to decipher how and what to teach students about a moment in our history that changed our world forever.