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  • Conferences Parent / Teacher Conferences are February 20 & 21

    Please please make arrangements with your child's teacher or use the online scheduler if you still need to schedule a conference.

    All families who attended Oct/Nov conferences are automatically signed up for the same day of the week and time that they attended fall conferences.


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  • science fair It's Science Fair Time!
    Joy Science Fair will be held February 22
    nd in our gym.

    All students are encouraged to participate.
    Kindergarten projects participate for experience. However, if the Kinder project is strong enough, and time allows, we will judge them as well.

    Sorry, NO LIVE ANIMALS permitted in presentations. Photos of creatures and your work with them are welcome and appropriate on your presentation board.

    If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Bodily our Science Fair Coordinator.


    Information can also be found at our school website k12northstar.org/joy There is a Science Fair page located under Activities.

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  •  New to our district? Enroll on line   Please enroll online at  http://http://www.k12northstar.org/enrollment

    You may bring necessary documents to the school if you are unable to upload them.

    Enrollment checklist- 

    Help speed up enrollment by bringing along these important forms: (**students will not be enrolled in school without these forms)
    • **Birth Certificate
      A birth certificate is required for students entering kindergarten or first grade who haven't been enrolled in the district before.
    • **Proof of Immunization
    • Transcripts or Report Cards
      These help with class placement
    • **Proof of Current Physical Address
      Utility bills such as phone, water or electric-proof of one of these services at the home resident is required

    Reminder: Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1st to enroll in Kindergarten

    OAA REQUESTS: If you do not live in the Joy attendance area and wish to have your child attend Joy school you will need to enroll in your home school and fill out an OAA request at that school that will be submitted to Joy. Out of Attendance Area requests will not be considered until after the first 10 days of school. Students must be enrolled in their home school for the first 10 days of school. Families will be contacted on day 11 day, if there is an opening in the requested grade level.


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