Norup PTA

Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year! We wish to invite you to become a member of the Norup International School PTSA. Membership is not exclusive to persons who have children in any given school. Several members of our organization are also members of PTA/PTSAs throughout our metro region and beyond. The main criterion for membership is to have a shared commitment to enrich and better the lives of children.

The following are few the events and activities that YOUR membership dollars provided this past year:

  • Trunk or Treat
  • 8th Grade Robotics
  • Incoming Kindergarten Playdates
  • 5th Grade Camp
  • Elementary Reading Month
  • Child Advocacy
  • Caring and Sharing
  • Middle School Assembly
  • 7th Grade Trip Student Sponsor
  • PYP JET Assembly
  • Delinquent Lunch Grants
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Elementary FIRST Robotics Community Service Events
  • Motor Moms and Dads
  • Berkley Education Foundation
  • Race for the Cure
  • 8th Grade Robotics
  • March Miracles
  • Tumble Books
  • Elementary Tamarack Trip
  • 6th Grade Science Trip Grant

NEW this year: Purchase your PTA Membership through the Member Hub. If you wish to pay by cash or check, click on the PTA Membership form below for a printable form.

PDF DocumentPTA Membership Form 2019-20

Online memberships are $11 per individual, $22 for dual. Cash or check memberships are $10 per individual, $20 for dual. 

2019-2020 Officers and Chairs:

President - Jenn Johnson
Vice President - Mikey Smith
Treasurer - Jeff Ginn
Secretary - Marie Dereniewski
Membership Chairperson - DeAngelo McWilliams
Co-Membership Chairperson - Janell McWilliams
Legislative Chairperson - Brian Johnson, Michigan PTA VP of Membership
School Board Observer- Alycia Schoof
PTSA Council Representative – Brian Johnson
Teacher Representatives – Georgiann DiMercurio and Jim Bowering

  • Auction Chair- PENDING
  • Landscape Committee Chair – PTSA Student Leadership
  • Box Tops and Labels Chair- PENDING
  • Caring and Sharing Chair- Timi Wittig
  • Founders Day Chair- AVAILABLE
  • Motor Moms and Dads Coordinator - Traci Hoppa
  • Monthly Movie Night Sign Up Coordinator - Jenn Johnson
  • Newcomers-Kindergarten Coordinator - Mikey Smith & Jennifer Willcocks
  • Newcomers-6th Grade Coordinator -  Marie Dereniewiski
  • Norup Healthy Hawks Chair (Formerly Fun Run) - Joyce Krom
  • Picture Day Coordinator PYP (Aug 28th) - PENDING
  • Spirit Wear Chair - PENDING
  • Staff Appreciation Chair - Patrick Lancaster
  • Trunk or Treat Coordinator - Marie Dereniewski
  • Volunteer Appreciation & Fair Events - Emily VanNest
  • Year End Party- Afshan Siddiqi *Shadow Opportunity Availability

Welcome Letter from the PTA

PDF DocumentPTA Welcome Letter 2019-20

Welcome to the 2019/2020 School Year!  We wish to invite you to become a member of the Norup International School PTSA. Membership is not exclusive to persons who have children in any given school, district, state or even country. Several members of our organization are also members of PTA/PTSAs throughout our metro region, the United States and beyond.

The main criterion for membership is to have a shared commitment to enrich and better the lives of children. You do not have to volunteer for everything or anything, although doing so helps our Norup Student Community immensely.

The following are a few of the events and projects that the Norup PTSA sponsored this past year thanks to amazing individuals, families, and community partners, like you, who chose and continue to become members:

  • Reading Month Activities
  • 5th Grade Camp
  • LIONHEART Assembly
  • Teacher Wish Lists
  • K- 8th Grade Field Trip Grants
  • 8th Grade Robotics
  • K-8th Grade Tumble Books Access *Partnership with Media Center & Learning Specialists
  • 6th Grade Transportation to Broadway in Detroit
  • FIRST Robotics 1st Grade Pilot Program

The mission of the Norup International School PTSA, Michigan and National PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. We value collaboration, commitment, diversity, respect and accountability in everything that we do.

Forms & Reimbursement Information

Tally Sheet to Turn in After Event

PDF DocumentVolunteer Tally Sheet for PTA Event

2018/2019 PTA Reimbursement Request Policy

PDF DocumentCheck Reimbursement Form

All requests for PTA reimbursements must be submitted the Thursday prior to the PTA meeting, unless otherwise noted, in addition to, the following:

  • Request must be submitted on the Norup PTA official form (revised 10/2018)
  • Receipts must accompany the reimbursement form
  • Form must be completed in its entirety

Reimbursement request forms are located in the main office in the metal file folder next to the staff mailboxes. Electronic copies are available online in the Norup PTA section.

The following will no longer be accepted

  • Handwritten/typewritten/electronic lists
  • Receipts without accompanying official reimbursement form
  • Reimbursement requests not on official reimbursement form

Notification of approval or denial of reimbursements will be provided, in person, at the PTA meeting and/or via email. This policy allows for proper accounting and processing of requests. It is also beneficial for auditing purposes.

Effective: 11/26/2018

Healthy Hawks Day (Formerly Fun Run)

The Norup PTA is excited to announce that the annual Norup International Fun Run will now be called Norup Healthy Hawks Day. This year, Healthy Hawks Day will take place on October 31, 2019. Please stay tuned for more exciting information!

 

Room Parent Request

Volunteer Opportunities

Parents are encourage to volunteer in classrooms, chaperone field trips, and be a volunteer driver. In order to volunteer, all parents volunteering in the classroom or during school sponsored functions or field trip must complete the Volunteer Release Form prior to any activities.  Parents driving or chapperoning a field trip must have the Volunteer Driver Form and Chapperone Responsibility Form completed in addition to the Volunteer Release Form.  All forms can be found on the District Volunteer/Chaperone page.