Wednesday, October 31

Day 5

Lunch:  Salisbury Steak or Multi Cheese Sandwich

To Report an Absence – call the front desk at 507-663-8806 x 0, or send an e-mail to   Please contact us when your student will be absent from school, arrive late to school or leave school for an appointment, family event, etc.

Northfield High School Theater Presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder. A Pulitzer Prize winner celebrating its 80th anniversary. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30 PM, Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:00 PM in the NHS auditorium. Tickets available at the door. $4 for students, $6 for adults.

  Lunch Room Announcements:

Middle School Students – if you ordered a lunch for tomorrow, you will receive a bag lunch to take on the field trip.  If you don’t remember if you ordered, please ask Amy during lunch today.  (Amy is the one who wears her hair in a bun and checks off names near the end of the salad bar!)  If you didn’t order a lunch, please remember to bring a bag lunch for the field trip.

Random Recognitions  

Today’s random recognition goes to Matt, Kim M, Lynda, Patty, Missy and Jennifer for helping with the M.S dance and coming in early to decorate and making sure everyone was safe and having a fun time!

If you know someone who deserves an anonymous random recognition, just email Barb at

A message from Northfield High School:

The Northfield High School Raider SPEECH TEAM is gearing up for our 2019 season!

Speech is an incredibly diverse activity with something for everyone! While some of us give actual speeches (like informative or persuasive), others perform one-man or one-woman shows of drama, humor, or poetry. Some team members compete in more debate-like categories, such as Discussion (this year’s topic is “The Impact of Media and Popular Culture on Society”) or Extemporaneous Speaking (you have thirty minutes to craft a response to a question about a foreign or domestic current event). Some members perform their own creative writing, while others read aloud from a published work of prose (this year, it will be from Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories”).

Speech is a great way to make new friends, gain confidence and communication skills, and have fun! If Speech sounds like it is a good fit for you, here are two key dates:
*Weds., Nov. 14th: Veteran Speech Member session right after school (veteran members only, no newcomers)
*Weds., Nov. 28th: a no-strings-attached informational meeting for all who are interested in high school speech and have not participated before. You will learn about the 13 categories as well as how our season works and our schedule. Students must be available most Saturdays Feb. 2- March 16 to be eligible for the team. You can join our Schoology course (it is a course, not a group) using the access code ZS5ZT-RJT7R (
Questions may be directed to Head Coach Saxton West at


Thursday, November 1 – Middle School Field Trip – Children’s Theater

Friday, November 2 – Presentation Night 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Monday, November 5 – No School –  Staff Development Day

Friday, November 16 – All School Field Trip – Science Museum

Monday, November 19 – Lifetouch Picture Retake/Makeup Day

Monday, November 19 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Tuesday, November 20 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Tuesday, November 20 – Arcadia School Board Meeting 6:30 pm

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 21, 22, 23 – No School – Break

Friday, November 30 – Thanks-Give!  – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, December 5 – Innovation Day

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