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updated Nov. 21, 2014    
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Ryan L. is the most recent student to have found November's hidden Patriot Kid.

# entries - 8
Keira M. in Mrs. Boberg's class is October's contest winner! 
Scientist LibertyThe Parsley Science Fair is Jan. 15.  Visit Mrs. Perrone's Scince Fair page for more information and links to registration forms.
Freedom paintingPTA Reflections winners have been announced. 24 entries will advance to the county competition.
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Bank in schoolOctober Events

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Bank in schoolSeptember Events

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Facebook iconMore events and pictures are also posted on Parsley's Facebook page.

View the month-by-month events of the school year for a recap of events from previous months school years by visiting our Past Events web page.

Patriot Kids by Lost and Found box
Lost and Found:  Now that the weather is getting cooler, our collection of found items is growing. Outerwear garments, such as hoodies, sweaters, and jackets that you may have lost can be found on a table in our cafeteria. Visit our Lost and Found page for more information.

Annual Volunteer Orientation information and dates.
pencilVote for Mrs. Radford as your Favorite Teacher on the SHOREPICKS - 2014 Best of the Cape Fear Region.  She is one of three teachers across NHCS nominated for this honor.   Voting continues through Sept. 19!
3rd Grade nominations for AIG are due Oct. 20.  Read more....
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Battle of the Books
See the 2014-2015 Battle of the Books list. 
Learn about the books and authors
and print out a list.
Most of the authors have wonderful websites and are worth a visit. 

light bulbOn our Parent Resources page you will find a link to the NHCS Volunteer Program.
Please visit this resource for information about policies pertaining to volunteering in NHCS schools.

The Adventures of the
Patriot Kids...

View the Patriot Kids Blog!

Freedom at a Lighthouse in EnglandbulletFreedom's Winter Break Vacation in England with Chloe

bulletLiberty's Winter Break with Zoe in Michigan

bulletFreedom Vacations in Europe with Marley

Read all about these and other trips with our Patriot Kids

Attention Parsley Patriot parents, family and friends:  We invite you to also check out a Patriot Kid and then share with us a story of your adventure.  For more information visit the Traveling with the Patriot Kids page.

Liberty bankingBank in School has resumed this school year.  This is a great opportunity for students to begin saving for the future.
red arrowWalking Club:  Students in grades K - 2 walk on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students in grades 3 -5 walk on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Parsley has e-books!  E-books are viewable on desktop computers, laptops, iPads and other WiFi-enabled tablets, and even SmartPhones (iPhones, Android, etc.).  Students may read these books by logging into Destiny.  To learn more, visit the Media Center Book Search page.

Upcoming Events

Other events may be listed on our PTA website.
  • November:  Friends Feeding Friends Food Drive
  • Nov. 24:  Battle of the Books Afternoon Meeting 2:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Nov. 26:  Teacher Workday.  No school.
  • Nov. 27 - 28:  Thanksgiving Holidays
  • Nov. 30:  Last day to enter the Nov. "Where's the Patriot?" contest.  Entries must be received by 3:30 pm.  Winner announced on Tues., Dec. 2.
  • Dec. 4:  "Parenting Made Easy" Seminar sponsored by Parsley's PTA 6:30-8:00pm in the MPR
  • Dec. 8:  Interim Report go home
  • Dec. 9:  Battle of the Books Morning Meeting 7:30am
  • Dec. 15:  Battle of the Books Afternoon Meeting 2:30 - 3:30pm
  • Dec. 22 - Jan. 4:  Winter Break
Fridays are School Spirt Days.
Wear your red, white, and blue!

News Flash
updated Nov. 14, '14
starCongratulations to our PTA Reflections winners.. 24 entries will advance to the county competition.

starParent Portal How-To Guide Now Online

starCongratulations to our 2013-2014 Volunteers of the Year:  Debbie Langtry and Kelly Foreman.  Read more

starCongratulations to our 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, Stephanie Blackburn and Teacher Assistant of the Year, Julie Schiffer.

starNHCS launches new Parent Resources page.

starCongratulations to all our Science Fair winners.

starCongratulations to Brady Savard, Regan Williams, and Kate Reiniche. They are NHC Council of PTAs Reflections Winners!

Update: Kate's entry advanced to the state level competition!

E-News sign upNHCS E-News Parent Update, a monthly e-newsletter that reports on current points-of-interest within NHCS. Highlights about new programs, updates on NHCS initiatives, latest advances in academics and instruction, system-wide events calendar, and more. Learn more about this and other NHCS E-News.
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We Recycle. We want YOUR empty printer ink cartridges and used cell phones.

 magnifying glassNot sure where to find something on Parsley's website?
        Use our SEARCH feature! is available for all NHCS students. It's a one-stop shop for automated school meal account management. Go to our Cafeteria page or for more information.

Community Service Project logoParsley has a heart for Community Service.
Visit our Community Service Project Blog.

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 You found me!
Congratulations on being a good web detective!

The November contest will last until Sun., Nov. 30, 3:30pm.  When you find me, be sure to follow all the contest rules when sending your email. In your email to Parsley ( include 1. your name, 2. your teacher's name (or grade if you don't yet know your teacher's name) and 3. the URL of the page where you found me.  If you need help, refer to the Contest page. Remember, one student entry per email.
One student winner will be drawn from all eligible entries.

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