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Thursday, May 19, 2016

North Elementary supports the Tour of Utah!


Tour of Utah is coming back to Cedar City for the third year in a row! Check out this exciting video!  For more information about the Tour of Utah, click here.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Check out these amazing pictures of artwork done by Mrs. Adam’s Kindergarten Class. These are fused glass panes that reflect their science unit about bugs. Could you have guessed as much? Look at all those bugs! This project was done as part of our SUU/North Elementary STEAM partnership. Retired SUU professor Carrie Trenholm assisted with the project. Click on each picture if you want to get a better look at those bugs!


Monday, April 18, 2016

Our annual Art’s Night is coming up on May 2!  Mark your calendars now.  This is a fun night for the whole family.  You won’t want to miss it!!

Our April Newsletter is now available!  Click here to view it.

New Habit of the Month: Sharpen the Saw.  Also known as, “Balance feels best.”  We have to remember to nurture ourselves with things other than work.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Important Notice to Parents:
The morning drop off zone AND afternoon pick up zone for car riders has moved to the East side of the building where the buses used to load and unload. Please use this new location effective immediately. Thank you for your cooperation.

You are invited to join us for our . . .

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The meeting minutes from the Community Council Meeting that was held on January 28, 2016 can be seen by clicking here.

Parents – Would your student be a good candidate for the new Student Leadership Team at North Elementary?  Click here to learn more about the new program and to download an application for your student!

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Kindergarten Registration is coming up!  Click here for more information.

Looking for something to do with your kids this 3-day weekend?  Check this out parents!


Friday, February 5, 2016

Thank you for attending the McDonald’s Fundraising Night.  We raised $702 in just 2 hours!!  Hope you enjoyed a night of no cooking.  Thank you to our fabulous PTA for organizing this event.

Parents – this week a Kite for Flight reading calendar came home with your student.  This is another great fundraiser for our school and it directly benefits each student while doing it.  All they have to do is read every day and record the number of minutes read on the calendar provided.  Be sure to read over the sheet for more information.

Monday, February 1, 2016


Iron County School District has declared a snow day for today, Monday, February 1, 2016.  School has been canceled TODAY! If you have a parent conference scheduled with your child’s teacher, you will be contacted by their teacher to reschedule. Stay safe and enjoy the snow!!

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Our January Newsletter is now available!  Click here to view it.

New Habit of the Month: Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood.  Also known as, “Listen before you speak.”
School Wide Goal:   Each class will have at least five days before February 24th where all students in the class will not need an adult to help solve their disputes and disagreements.
Reward for meeting goal:  Those classes who complete the goal will get to watch a movie in the gym.  If EVERY class completes the goal, then Mr. Whittier will provide popcorn!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016 McDonald’s Night for North Elementary

Bring your family to McDonald’s for dinner between 6 PM and 8 PM. North Elementary will receive 50% of gross sales from all dining in.  Thanks for supporting your school!


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Our new school is coming!!  Here is a peek at what it will look like!  Be sure to click on each picture to get the FULL view!  Isn’t it AWESOME?

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January Leader In Me Update
Habit of the Month: Think Win-Win
School Wide Goal:   No tardies for at least 2 days before January 22.
Reward if school wide goal is met:  Movie and popcorn for everyone!!

Parents:  Please help your students be successful. Get your students to school on time! We thank you for helping all of the students and teachers at North Elementary to be successful. Working together as a team is a Win-Win for everyone.


Thursday, December 17, 2015

A few important announcements:

The December Newsletter is ready for viewing.  It can be viewed in either English or Spanish.  Check it out here.

The North Elementary PTA has created a Facebook page.  Please sign up now to follow the North Elementary PTA on Facebook and always know about the latest announcements and opportunities to volunteer!  Click here to sign up.  Thank you for all of your support!


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Check out the latest The North Star:  Cedar North Elementary Newsletter!

Polar Pride Fridays are BACK!  Wear your North Elementary Polar Bears t-shirt or any shade of blue shirt to show off your school pride!  Students caught wearing our school colors will receive a treat.  Email the North Elementary PTA to order a t-shirt:  northelementarypta@gmail.com.

North Elementary Mini-Mall is coming on Friday, December 11.  Students can set up a small “business” in the gym or lunchroom and sell items for LIME tickets.  Check out this flyer for more information.  If you have questions, contact the school at 586-2845.

Why is reading 20 minutes a day so important?  Check this out to find out why!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Iron County School District Parent Awareness Night 
to be held

Thursday, November 19, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Canyon View Middle School

For more information, click here.


Thursday, October 22, 2015

The meeting minutes from the Community Council Meeting that was held on October 13, 2015 can be seen by clicking here.

Thursday, October 8, 2015


In compliance with the Utah Open Meeting Law, the public is hereby notified that the
Cedar North Elementary Community Council
will meet on
October 15, 2015 at 4:00 PM
in the school media center.
All are invited to attend and give input.

To see an outline of the topics of discussion click here.


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

On Thursday, September 23, the North Elementary PTA Walk-A-Thon took place. Students from all grades requested sponsorship from family, friends, and neighbors.  Students spent 30 minutes walking and/or running around the playground area and counted each lap they completed.  What a great way to get exercise and raise money for their school.  At total of $16,300 was raised this year!!  The money will be used to further develop technology in each classroom and enhance other existing technology programs.  A huge THANK YOU to the following businesses for their incredible support:

  • Craft Direct
  • State Bank
  • Glen N. Barker, CPA
  • Hunter-Cowan
  • Leavitt Insurance
  • Great Western Realty
  • Turning Point Family Care
  • Christensens
  • Bulloch Drug
  • Lin’s Fresh Market
  • MS Concrete, Inc
  • The Tire Company
  • Goodyear Tire and Auto Center
  • Coca Cola
  • Valley Underground, Inc.
  • Cedar View Pediatric Dentist
  • ERA Reality
  • Anderton Orthodontics
  • Cedar Land Title Inc
  • Jones Paint & Glass
  • Mountain America Credit Union
  • Mark J. Webster, DDS
  • Raindance Dry Cleaners
  • ZAGG
  • Color Country Pediatrics
  • HintonBurdick CPAs and Advisors
  • Utah Outdoor Power Equipment
  • Jones Paint & Glass
  • Lupita’s Mexican Food
  • Certified Insurance Services
  • Ladybug Nursery


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Open Public Review Meeting Announcement

All members of the Public are invited to attend and give their feedback on the
revised Utah Core State Standards in Elementary Mathematics.

November 12, 2015

Iron County School District
District Office Board Room
2077 West Royal Hunt Drive
Cedar City, Utah 84720
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Students experienced windier than normal conditions at North Elementary today!  Two helicopters, a Bell 206 and a Robinson R44, from Upper Limit Aviation landed on the playground area as part of Upper Limit Aviation’s Rotor and Read program.  Once the helicopters were powered down, a variety of Upper Limit Aviation personnel joined the students on the grassy area for a little story time.  To see more pictures and videos of the event, click here.


Dear Parents and Friends,

On behalf of North Elementary STEAM/Partnership School, I'd like to welcome you to our website! Please feel free to explore!

North Elementary has a long and proud heritage of excellence. In August, 2012, we took the next step in our quest to always provide the very best in educational services. At that time we became a partnership school with Southern Utah University and began the quest to fully integrate our instruction around "S.T.E.A.M." This means we find innovative ways to use science, technology, engineering, arts, and math to teach all the other subjects. We have found that this engaging and creative way of teaching helps keep kids interested in school and doing their best work. We've also implemented the well-known "Leader in Me" lifeskills program from the Covey Institute to help our kids make great choices, strive for their personal best, and become leaders among their peers.

In other words, we've got lots to offer. Come see!

Ray Whittier
North Elementary

January 2015 Parents- Please use this link to the district website for any Powerschool update instructions so that you can receive current information from the school and district as well as electronic report cards.

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