Principals Notes from Nottingham

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – September 13, 2017

The path you are on is the fabric of imagination, but it is kindled with the fires of hopes and dreams… -Michael Delaware Dear Parents and Guardians, Many thanks for your efforts to assist us in helping your child develop and stick to routines that include a good night’s sleep, a healthy breakfast and on […]

Nottingham BTSN Info for Parents

Upon the subject of Education….I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.  -Abraham Lincoln Dear Parents/ Guardians: It has been wonderful, (yet tiring!) keeping up with our Knights these first few days of school! Mr. Koutsouftikis and I have enjoyed experiencing […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – September 1, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians Mr. Koutsouftikis and I were thrilled to see so many of you and your children at last week’s  Open House and our Knight to Remember evening! Teachers shared many stories of welcoming their Knights and of their excitement and enthusiasm for the year ahead. We look forward to seeing our Knights bright and […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – August 30, 2017

When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm.  They were spectacular and got a lot of attention.  But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – July 26, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, Despite the very warm temperatures here in Arlington, I hope you are keeping cool and enjoying a slower pace wherever you may be. Kudos and thanks to PTA president Stacy Rosenthal and her executive team who are working hard on your behalf to get PTA related items off to a strong start come […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – June 20, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, Monday was a whirlwind of activity here at Nottingham, what with class trips, publishing parties, Readers’ Theater, class picnics, and end- of-year activities. Hard as it is to believe, we are in the home stretch! This morning I enjoyed addressing our fifth graders/ rising 6th graders one last time, as they completed their […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – June 15, 2017

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  Dear Parents/Guardians, Our morning here at Nottingham began with an early faculty meeting in which instructional staff was asked to reflect on their own lessons learned this year, about themselves as role models […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – June 14, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, Reminder of Early Release Dates – Dismissal Time:  1:26 p.m. It is a busy week here at Nottingham as we continue to celebrate student growth and the realizations of their hopes and dreams.  I wanted to remind you that next week the following days are early release: Wednesday, June 21 Friday, June 23 […]

Strep Throat Alert – June 13, 2017

Dear Nottingham Parents/Guardians, Thank you for assisting us in keeping Nottingham a healthy school environment. Due to the recent outbreak of multiple cases of strep throat at Nottingham, below is a letter from the Department of Human Services giving guidelines to follow to minimize any additional spread. Several cases of Strep Throat have recently been […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham II – June 9, 2017

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.   Anthony J. D’Angelo Dear Parents/Guardians, Another busy, beautiful day in June can only mean that we are winding down the school year!  This week’s Publishing Parties at our primary levels as well as several mathematically based post SOL learning opportunities (including […]