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Market Day Pick Up
We need parent and teacher volunteers for Market Day pick up. Our PTO receives the funds raised for Market Day. Please email me at or call the school if you are able to help on any of the dates listed below.

Thursday September 11
Thursday October 9
November 17th
Thursday December 4
Thursday January 15
Thursday February 12
Thursday March 12
Thursday April 16
Thursday May 14
Thursday June 11

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday morning. Remember that orientation is for students only.
10:00-10:45 5th and 6th Grade
1:00-1:45 7th and 8th Grade

Students will receive their schedules and meet with their homeroom or study hall teacher. Please tell your child where you will pick them up after orientation. Let them know which door and whether you will be in the front or back of the building.(front is the circle drive)áThis is very important for students who are new to the building. Siblings should arrange a meeting spot to walk home.

Beginning on the 20th, bus drop off and pick up is in the front off of 1st Street in the circle drive. Parent drop off and pick up is in the back off of Bloomington Street.
If students are late to school or picked up early for an appointment, they should be dropped off or picked upááin the front. The back doors are locked at the start of the school day.
Parents should arrange after school transportation before their child leaves for the day.
Students who attend sports activities should be picked up at the back door by the gym.
Students who stay after school for detention or the after school program should be picked up by the front doors.
If you have any questions, please call us.
Keri Jancek, Principal
Northlawn Baseball
Northlawn Junior High School baseball tryouts will be held Monday, August 11th and Tuesday, August 12th from Noon to 2pm both days.á Physical forms and information sheets can be turned in on Monday from 11:00 a.m. to Noon at the Northlawn baseball field.
After School Homework Help
 After school homework help and tutoring is available in the NL library from 2:50-3:50 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students must arrange transportation the night before with their parent. A late bus is available to transport students to a location near their home. Students or parents can pick up a copy of the late bus routes at school or see them on this web page. The bus leaves school at 4:00PM. If you are picking your child up from tutoring, they should be picked up in the front. (flag pole side) off of 1st Street.
Welcome New Fifth Graders
 We would like to welcome our new fifth grade students to Northlawn Junior High School. The first day of school is always exciting and this year will be no different. The month of July will fly by and we will soon be back to school. We realize that traffic flow is always a concern and after the first week of school it seems to work out. We address this by having many staff members outside directing parents and students.  Traffic also improves as students learn their routes and feel more comfortable with the changes. Please remember that bus drop off is in the front off of Baker Street and parent drop off is in the back off of Bloomington. We ask that students do not arrive at school before 7:45AM when adult supervision is available. 5th graders are released five minutes early each day.( 2:45 on normal release days and 1:45 on early release days on Wednesdays and Heat Days) Fifth graders also come into the building five minutes early.
We have many exciting activities planned for the start of the year including a back to school dance and motivational speaker. We are also launching a Reading Around The World School-Wide theme. 
I look forward to seeing you at future PTO meetings and at Open House on September 29th. We are looking forward to a great year. Please feel free to contact me if you have a question, concern or comment. I am here to assist you in any way that I can.
Keri Jancek
Principal, Northlawn Junior High School
Northlawn Summer reading/School Supply Information
Will you be moving over the summer?
 If you will be moving over the summer and your child will not be attending Northlawn in the fall, please call or stop by Northlawn to let us know. 
Big Hall Detention

If your child receives a detention, he or she will be given a sheet with information about the detention and an assigned day to serve it. It will generally be the following day. Students staple the detention in their planner so that parents will see it when they go home. We ask that you look at your child's planner each night and sign it once a week. Some teachers may ask that it is signed more often. Detention is held in a classoom. Students should bring homework or a book to read. They may not talk or sleep. Detention is held immediately after school  until 3:50PM. It is supervised by a teacher. Students are allowed to ride the late bus but should have this arranged with their parent the night before. Students who skip detention receive further consequences.  Receiving multiple detentions escalates consequnces. (see student handbook)
Please take time to thank all support staff and substitute teachers as we celebrate Support Staff Day and Substitute Teacher Day.
After School Program Bus Stops

Bus#1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stop – Oakley Ave. & Ponderosa

 Stop – Oakley Ave. & Eastwood

 Stop – parking lot after turn

 Stop – Eastwood & Golf Rd (Country Club Parking lot)

 Stop – Richards & Frech

 Stop– Van Buren & Stanton

 Stop - Columbus & Bridge

 STOP-Bloomington St & 11th



Bus #2

Stop – Bazore & Walnut

 Stop – B&R Grocery

 Stop – Otter Creek & Broadway

 Stop – Main & Otter Creek

 Stop – Lundy & Powell


Box Tops for Education
Northlawn is collecting Box Tops for Education again this year! 

For each small box top that is turned in, Northlawn receives ten cents!  
It doesn't seem like a lot, but it sure adds up quickly! 

Students should turn in box tops to their study hall teachers!  

Each study hall is competing this year, and one study hall from each grade level will be crowned the winner at the end of the year! 

Let's raise some money for our school! GO PANTHERS!