We have a few more copies of the yearbook available for purchase!
Bring $50 exact cash to school any morning next week (May 28-31), while supplies last.
As a follow up to Mr. Lee's May 21 phone home, please take a moment to review these important end-of-year reminders!
If your student is interested in participating in our summer basketball open gym practices, please take a moment to review the open gym details!
Students must have a sports physical dated 04-01-19 or later on file prior to participating in any capacity.
Questions? Contact Ms. Muriithi at email@example.com or Ms. Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are already planning our 8th grade trip to Chattanooga, TN, on March 31 - April 1, 2020!
Register your student & make the down payment anytime between now and September 13, 2019.
Registration through Orange Sky Travel (Booking code: 10315)
Questions? Contact Ms. Baughman @ 864-355-7066 or email@example.com
Please note that over-the-counter, non-emergency medications checked into our health room will be destroyed on Fri, May 31.
Please consider picking up your student's medication prior to that date.
Prescription medications may remain in our building until the last day of school on Wed, June 5.
Please contact Nurse Arness with any questions @ 864-355-7007.
ATTENTION RISING 6TH, 7TH, & 8TH GRADERS:
Complete at least 5 items on our summer reading bucket list by August 30,
and you will be invited to attend our summer reading party in September!
Reminder that SC law requires that students entering 7th grade receive a dose of Tdap vaccine. Students entering the 7th grade who have NOT received the Tdap vaccine by the first day of school on August 20, 2109, will not be allowed to attend school until they have received the vaccine and provided proof to the school nurse.
If you are unsure if your child has met this requirement, please contact our school nurse, Ms. Arness, at 864-355-7007.
Registration is now open for our 2019-20 Extended Day Program!
This program operates from 3:15-6:00 pm on regular school days.
Students are provided snacks, homework supervision, recreation, computer time, and special activities.
Extended Day Program 2019-20 Information & Registration Forms
Contact our EDP Director with additional questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volleyball workout and tryout dates have been announced!
Spring/summer workouts will take place in May, June, & July and are detailed here.
Tryouts will be held on August 5 & 6, from 10:00-12:00 pm at Northwood. You MUST be in attendance on these dates to tryout - there will be NO early or late tryouts!
Your student must have a sports physical on file with our school prior to participating in any capacity. Participation on/after July 1, 2019, requires an updated sports physical dated April 1, 2019, or later.
Volleyball Information and Sports Physical
As of May 1, we will no longer be able to accept checks for this school year.
Please bring EXACT CASH ONLY to clear any of the following fees ...
Lost / damaged textbooks
Lost / damaged library books
Chromebook repairs, chargers, etc
Thank you for your understanding!
Information on 2019 summer school is now available!
Registration opens May 1 and closes June 13.
Mark your calendars NOW for standardized testing dates!
Please avoid absences, tardies, and early dismissals on these days.
All students will take the following:
Thurs, May 9 - SCReady Math
Tues, May 14 - SCReady ELA Day One
Thurs, May 16 - SCReady ELA Day Two
Tues, May 21 - SCPASS
Students taking high school courses will take the following:
Fri, May 17 - English I EOC Day One
Thurs, May 23 - Algebra I EOC
Tues, May 29 - English I EOC Day Two
Please visit the GCS school choice informational page for full details on applying for "school choice" and lottery results for the 2019-20 school year.
It's a fact ... middle school can be a nightmare! Even Nik, a first-time student at Northwood, feels nervous. We hope you enjoy this 11-minute video written and directed by Mr. Boone and starring our very own students. Venture along with Nik to discover the true meaning of KNIGHTS:
Kindness, Nobility, Integrity, Grit, Honesty, Tolerance, Self-direction
Please keep your contact information up-to-date by notifying Northwood of any address, phone, or email changes. Contact our Registrar @ 864-355-7013.