Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to raising children, questions come with the territory! We’ve put together the answers to the questions we hear the most so you can get the information you need 24-7. If we haven’t answered your question here, please give us a call. We’re always happy to help.

What is the Facebook page address?

We have two. One for Northside Elementary School and one for our Northside Elementary PTA.

What time does my child have lunch?

Lunch for Kindergarten 11:25-11:55 AM.

First Grade Lunch 11:40-12:10 PM.

Second Grade Lunch 11:50-12:20 PM.

Third Grade Lunch 12:05-12:35 PM.

Fourth Grade Lunch 12:15-12:45 PM.

Can I use a debit card to pay for lunch?

No. The school does not accept debit cards. However, you can pay for your child’s lunch online at MySchoolBucks.

How can I get a message to my child?

We Do Not give out messages to the student's, if you have an emergency, you may come by in person and show your ID and then give us the message for your student.

What time do I pick up my child?

Our dismissal bell rings at 3:55 PM.

Can I bring cupcakes for my child’s birthday?

Yes. We celebrate birthdays on the first Friday of each month. Please note: Due to certain allergies, we cannot allow homemade sweets. You may bring in nutritional birthday snacks any day of the month. However, most teachers still try to designate one day per month for birthdays. Please contact your child’s teacher for more information.

Do I need to send a note to school if my child is absent?

Yes. If your child was ill or absent, please submit an excuse within three school days. You may also contact the Attendance Office and report your student's absence.

Can I speak to the teacher during the school day?

We do not forward telephone calls during class time. We will give the message to the teacher and ask that they return your call.

When are parent/teacher conferences?

We schedule parent/teacher conferences in the fall and spring. Please see our calendar for specific dates.

When is spring break?

Please see our calendar for important dates including spring break.