Month: May 2017

Nicole Gustafson, 2017 Teacher of the Year

Nottingham’s selection for our 2017 Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Nicole Gustafson, Nottingham’s librarian. To us, her colleagues here at Nottingham, she embodies the highest ideals of being a cherished educator: a love of children, a passion for her Library Media Services content and a challenging, creative approach to instilling a love for reading in our Knights.  […]

The Nottingham Shakespeare Players: Macbeth

On Thursday, May 18th, The Nottingham Shakespeare Players performed William Shakespeare’s Macbeth before a packed house of family, friends and theater fans.  Months of preparation and hard work paid off as the 29 member 5th grade cast gave an outstanding performance of this tragic tale complete with ambition, murder, blood, madness, cackling witches and even […]

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week –  May 8-12, 2017

Nottingham appreciates the support of our PTA in sponsoring a delicious and heartfelt week of thank you’s for our instructional staff!  We are fortunate indeed to experience daily the creative and engaging work of our colleagues and their efforts to provide a fun and engaging educational experience for our Knights.   Our teachers enjoyed the following PTA sponsored […]

Pirates! Choral Performance

The Nottingham Chorus recently set sail on a swashbuckling adventure musical, Pirates! by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. The musical told the story of a stowaway hiding on a pirate ship bound for a choral music competition.  At first the stowaway is marked and sent to the brig, but when the beloved pirate king and star […]

May 15

A baby bunny has appeared in a basket on your doorstep.You soon discover it has one special,  magical ability. Write a story about this bunny. Once upon a time, in a land full of wizards and fairies, a fuzzy little baby bunny was born. Once he was old enough to go to school, he realized […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – May 15, 2017

In this place we open our minds.  Here, we don’t just learn, we learn how to learn.  Here, we don’t just answer questions, we uncover new questions to ask.  Here, we see opportunity and direction, purpose and reason.  In this place we take the knowledge of the past and mould it into the ideas of […]

May 8

Pretend that “Spring Fever” is a real illness. Make a list of symptoms that people with Spring Fever would have. Then create a treatment plan. If “Spring Fever” was a real illness, then the symptoms would be green fingers, small seizures, and a bit of a high temperature. Symptoms would also include maximum silliness and […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – May 5, 2017

And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest. —Percy Bysshe Shelley Dear Parents/Guardians: Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week –  May 8-12, 2017 Mr. Koutsouftikis and I appreciate the support of our PTA […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – May 3, 2017

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.                                                                                                            Theodore Roosevelt Dear Parents/Guardians, It will be a busy Nottingham filled weekend! I look forward to seeing current and former Knights and their families for our May Fest this Sunday, May 7 – […]