Knights of Note

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 […]

Arlington Arbor Day Ceremony 2017

by Mary Beth Pelosky, Nottingham Prinicipal Earlier this spring we received notification that Nottingham was selected for the honor of being chosen as the elementary school site for the annual Arlington Arbor Day ceremony. During my remarks at this morning’s ceremony, in which Nottingham Knights were the fortunate recipients of two new Oak trees, I […]

2nd Annual Discovery/Nottingham Friendship 5k

Congratulations to all who participated in the Discovery/Nottingham 5K March 25, 2017 brought a sea of red to the neighborhood for the 2nd Annual Discovery/Nottingham Friendship 5k.  The race was enthusiastically completed by 250 runners and walkers.  It was a great day for a race and there were lots of smiling parents, teachers, students, and […]

World Languages Day – March 8, 2017

FLES Performance:An update from Sra. McKenzie: Nottingham Knights made us proud! Only in their third year since FLES was implemented at Nottingham, our Knights did a great job at reciting poetry, performing a skit, and singing a song for the World Languages Day at the Arlington Career Center on Wednesday, March 8. Second graders Emery, […]

Odyssey of the Mind Results are In!

Ms. Moore, Third Grade Mountaineers teacher, reported on the Nottingham Knights experience in the 2017 Odyssey of the Mind NOVA East Regional Competition on March 4, 2017: “Our five teams had a great time. The team that participated in Problem One (Catch Us if You Can), placed 10th in their division.   The other four teams did Problem Five (Superhero Cliffhanger).  One […]

Knights Caught Being Kind Feb 6th -17th

Students at Nottingham Elementary were “caught being kind.” Students and staff filled out circles when they saw someone doing something kind from Feb. 6 through Feb. 17. If you are at Nottingham, stop by the library. You can see all the circles on the windows and wall.   There has been a lot of kindness shown […]

Food Bus Initiative Coming to Nottingham

Thanks to Nottingham PTA members, Mimi Shah and Rachel Riley for researching and getting Nottingham up and running to participate in this worthwhile cause. The Food Bus http://foodbus.org is an Arlington-based program with over 40 schools participating across the country.  This public charity designs, implements and maintains systems by which unused/unopened food leftover from elementary school […]

Crossing Guard Appreciation Day – February 8

Please join Mr. Koutsouftikis and Ms. Pelosky, along with our school Safety and Wellness Coordinator, PE teacher Mike Giusto, in recognizing the efforts of our school safety crossing guards.  Thank you for continuing to model for your children and encouraging them to follow our crossing guards’ directions in the mornings!   Mr. Stuckie – Little Falls […]

National School Counseling Week!

Thank you, Dr. McCormac! National School Counseling Week 2017, “School Counseling: Helping Students Realize Their Potential,” will be celebrated from Feb. 6-10, 2017, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping […]