School lock down practice

We had our school lock down practice this morning and it went well in the classrooms as instructions were followed and students were calm. In our practice, we announce that a lock down is needed. At that time, every class practices being quiet in a corner of the room, away from the door. After a few minutes, we begin to account for all students and adults. Once everyone is accounted for, we announce that the lock down is over. We… Read More

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Our Mindset

Great reminder for us at NES – Change your Mind – Change your Mindset! We have phrases on our bulletin board that help us! Instead of ‘it’s good enough’…say “Is this my best work?” Instead of ‘I already know this’….say “I’m on the right track” Instead of ‘I can’t do math or reading’….say “I’ll use some of my strategies and make a plan to problem solve.” Instead of ‘this is too hard’…say “This might take some time and effort.” We’re… Read More

in: General Principal's Message