Nord Middle School
501 Lincoln Street
Amherst, OH 44001
Phone: (440)988-4441
Hours: 7:45 am - 2:45 pm

Nord News
K-6 Math Parent Nights
The district is hosting three Math Parent Nights to review the new K-6 enVisionMATH program. Parents can attend one of three nights to become familiar with the program and be introduced to the program resources that can be accessed online at home. (The content is the same for each Parent Night so parents only need to attend one of the three nights.)  We would like to have an accurate count of attendees, so please complete this RSVP to let us know you're coming!

Harris Math Parent Night - October 21 (6:30-7:30 p.m.)

Nord Math Parent Night - October 23 (6:30-7:30 p.m.)

Powers Math Parent Night - October 28 (6:30-7:30 p.m.)
5th Grade Full Band
Fifth grade full band will start the week of Oct 20th. Students in the Austin/Watkin and the Beetler/Hermensky/Homolya home rooms will need their instruments on Mondays. Students in the Boggs/Pfeiffer/Schneider and Giacobbe/Kerschner/Vale home rooms will need their instruments on Fridays. This is in addition to the days the students have specials band. 
Ebola Update from Lorain County General Health District
The Lorain County General Health District has been keeping us informed of available resources and information.  Click on the link to read their Key Points for School Officials regarding Ebola. 
Nord Running Club
The Amherst Running Club had their first race on Friday, September 26, at Amherst Junior High. About eighty Nord students have been training for the past month for this half mile race. The race was hosted by the coaches and runners of the junior high cross-country teams. Also in attendance was Amherst Junior High principal, Ryan Coleman who started both races. The Running Club races were split into fifth and sixth grade girls and fifth and sixth grade boys.

PowerSchool Parent Account
If you would like to create a PowerSchool Parent account to access your child's grades and information, please use the attached PowerSchool Parent Account document and the PowerSchool Parent iPad document. You may also find these downloadable documents on our website under Parent Resources or Forms and More. (If you are new to the district or are a Kindergarten parent, you will be receiving a letter with this information specifically for you and your children within the next few days.) 
E-mail Update
The Amherst Schools will be sending two or three updates a month via e-mail to parents beginning in mid-September. Updates will highlight student achievements, innovative classrooms, district operations, and plans. Videos may be included as well. If you are interested in receiving these updates, simply email our EMIS Secretary, Patti Killen, and include your name, names of your children, and your e-mail address. Thank you and Go Comets!! 
Homework Lab

Homework Lab is a supervised setting that offers students an opportunity to complete their homework, while receiving assistance from a certified teacher. The lab meets each week, Monday through Thursday from 2:50-3:50.  In order to cover the expenses for this lab, there is a monthly fee that is determined by the number of actual lab days during each month - the fee breaks down to $3.00 per day. The month of November will have 12 lab days, thus the cost for the month will be $36.00. It starts on November 3rd. Payment and forms are due by Friday, October 31st.

Nord Dismissal Procedure
Please see the link to our dismissal procedure at Nord Middle School. 
Amherst Schools Foundation
Since 1986, the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation has awarded more than $366,000 in teacher grants and almost $200,000 in student scholarships within the Amherst community. To make a contribution to the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation, simply go to the Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County's "Make A Gift Now" webpage and type "Amherst" in the Keyword section of the donation tool bar. Select the Amherst Schools Endowment Fund or the Amherst Schools Fine Arts Endowment Fund to make a donation. It's that easy! And remember, your donation is "A gift that gives forever"!
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