Month: December 2016

Winter Concert

Nottingham’s 5th Grade Band and Strings Ensembles performed on Wednesday, December 14 with the 4th and 5th Grade Chorus. The Band and Strings demonstrated several marches as well as a song from the Medieval period. The audience was entertained by the Chorus’ waltz about Coffee and danced to the hit song “Holiday Road” from National Lampoon’s Christmas Adventure. […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – December 20, 2016

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter.  Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Dear Parents/Guardians, Winter Concert Update Mr. Koutsouftikis shared with me that it was a full house last Wednesday evening for our annual Winter […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners Announced!

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest winners were announced today.  Nottingham Elementary proudly boasts two recognized contestants.  In the Visual Art category, 5th grader Sarah Furches placed third in Grades 3-5, and 2nd grader Luc Penella placed second in Grades K-2.  A hearty congratulations to Sarah, Luc, and all Knights that […]

December 19/January 2

What would happen if children ruled the world? If children ruled the world, prices for snacks such as Doritos, Cheetos, Hershey’s, and Snickers, would go down to 10¢. Instead of bills and coins, it would be Yugioh cards and Life Saver Rings.  School would only be on Tuesdays, and instead of school buses, there would […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – December 14, 2016

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.                        G. K. Chesterton Dear Parents/Guardians, Judging by the holiday festivities taking place in our nation’s capital, we know December is here, and that winter vacation is impending.  Please join Mr. Koutsouftikis for tonight’s Choral and […]

UnSelfie – Continuing the Discussion

Unselfie by Michele Borba Come Discuss the Empathy Advantage 9 Empathy Habits January 18 – 7:00-8:00 p.m. – In the Nottingham Library TestImonials: Read this book. It will change your kids’ lives! A game-changing guide showing why nurturing empathy in our children isn’t optional-it’s essential. Unselfie Parent Guide We will continue to post resources on this topic […]

December 5

On March 8, 1965, Dr. King spoke about courage and said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Dr. King urged all of us to feel passionate about freedom and justice—when we feel strongly, we must speak up and not remain silent.Using this quote from Dr. King, describe […]

¡Bienvenidos al mes de diciembre!

During the first quarter, our Knights reviewed previously learned vocabulary and expanded on it by reading/writing sentences. During the month of December, our Knights will focus on writing sentences with the verb- “ir” (to go).  The sentences will describe where and when they go on any given day.  In addition, we will discuss Hispanic culture […]