Noble News Weekly: 1/28/2021
Noble Office: (763) 504-4000
Principal Michael Rieckenberg: (763) 504-4001
Attendance Line: (763) 504-4010
Fax: (763) 504-4009

Dear Noble Families,

We are finishing up the second week of in-person learning with our kinder, first and second graders. It has been so great to have our young Lions back in the building! In many ways it feels like the beginning of the school year, as teachers and staff are teaching classroom and building-wide routines and procedures daily. Students and staff are working hard to ensure that we have a safe, successful school experience.

We are looking forward to having our third, fourth and fifth graders join us next week. These students will return on Monday, February 1. It has been nearly 11 months since we've had K-5 students together in the school! We are excited to see more students return. We will also think of and support our Noble Lions who continue to learn virtually with the 281 Distance Learning School.

Students returning to Noble should bring their electronic device (iPad or Chromebook) and charger to school and back home each day during in-person learning.

Parent and Families Drop Off and Pick Up procedures have changed slightly. Please read the section in this newsletter addressing these procedures.

Please review the documents attached. If you have not submitted online forms, please do so by Friday, February 12.

Submit:

Review:

Additional school/district notices, events, and flyers from community organizations will be added to our weekly email. Please ensure the office has your updated contact information to receive these emails and you have indicated in Parent Portal that you would like to receive emails from the school. 

We welcome parent involvement and open communication. School community is important in the development of a student’s education. We highly encourage you to consider volunteering for opportunities within our Parent Teacher Association. They are planning amazing events to help benefit our school and students. Together we can do great things. 

We look forward to an amazing year. If you have any questions, please feel free to let us know.

Principal Michael Rieckenberg
Parent/Families Drop Off & Pick Up
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Parents/families have the option of dropping off and picking up students to and from school. If you are planning on picking up students at the end of the day, we ask that families please follow the procedures below.

Parent/Families Drop Off: 
Students should not arrive at Noble before 9:15 each morning. Families should park and drop off students on Noble Ave. Students will walk to the school. Parents/families may park their vehicle and walk their students up to the building; however, parents/families will not be allowed into the building.

Parent/Families Pick Up: 
Parent/Families Pick up begins at 3:36 pm. To sign up for parent pick up, please review the parent pick up process in this documents. Parent Pick up pr0cedure
Outdoor Recess
Our Noble Lions will be going outside for recess as we begin in-person learning during the winter. Please make sure that your child(ren) comes prepared with appropriate winter gear (warm coats, hats, gloves/mittens, scarves, snow pants and winter boots). We will not be able to lend any of these items to students due to covid restriction.

Students are expected to go outside for recess daily. Physician’s notes are required when requesting a student stay indoors. When the air temperature is 0° and/or wind chill is -10° or lower, students will remain indoors.
Noble Picture Day

Noble Students that are doing In Person learning will be have picture day at school on the following dates.


Grades K, 1, 2: Pictures were taken today, January 28
Grade 3, 4, 5: February 11


There will be no order forms and families will be sent information on how to order to their emails. Information on the picture day ordering process are below.


Please contact the office if you need to update your contact information. Orders will be shipped directly to families this year.

Yearbooks will also be offered this year. Watch your email for more information.
Girls On The Run
Girls on the Run is an afternoon program like no other! Twice per week for 10 weeks, girls of all abilities will have fun, make friends, increase their physical levels and learn important life skills. The season will end with a noncompetitive 5K event.

Girls on the Run Registration Starts February 1st!
Open to 3rd-5th Graders!
We would love for you to join us!

Love. Ms. Larson and Ms. Cook




Noble Elementary PTA Update
Greetings, Noble Families! You are invited to join the PTA this year. The PTA is an organization of teachers and parents working together to enrich our students’ learning and strengthen our sense of community throughout Noble.

We invite you to check out and "like" our Noble PTA Facebook page !

The next PTA meeting will be Thursday, March 25, from 6:30 -7:30 pm. This will follow Principal Rieckenberg's Listening Session from 6-6:30 pm.

Here are the Google Meet links for the Principal Listening Session
and the PTA meeting. Meeting dates and times can also be found on the Noble School calendar.

PTA board members this year are:

  • Kristin Hockert, President
  • Mary Hall, Co-Vice President
  • Aeja Carlson, Co-VicePresident
  • Shonna Quigley, Secretary
  • Phil Carlson, Treasurer

You can reach us by email at nobleelementarypta@gmail.com
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COVID-19 Dashboard
The district has created a COVID-19 Dashboard to share information and data as it pertains to Robbinsdale Area Schools. The dashboard will be updated on a weekly basis. Here is a link to the Hennepin County COVID-19 as well.