We will have grade level contests each month with the grade turning in the most box tops will participate in a special event or get a special treat
For further details, go to the web site listed at the bottom. You will find such information as:
Clipping box top coupons for North Side.
Sign up at the Box Tops website to support North Side and see where to shop.
Shop online at the Box Tops Marketplace where up to 8% of each qualifying purchase is donated to RESC.
Go to the “Reading Room” feature, buy books from Barnes & Noble, and we up to 6% of your purchase.
Click on the "Earn" link and "Clip Coupons" at the website below to see lists of products that are accepted for this program.
North Side Elementary is a K-6 facility offering excellent literacy instruction, full day kindergarten, and Reading Recovery assistance for those students who need extra help to become successful readers. These opportunities are presented by a caring and knowledgeable faculty/staff resulting in successful results on state assessments.
Union City Jr. - Sr. High school offers a diverse array of courses and career paths. Opportunities are include a variety of programs including on-site courses, a local TV station, Indiana University ACP Program, Muncie Career Center facility, and an alternative energy education program created in conjunction with the construction of two 1 megawatt wind turbines; one for the city and one for the school. These wonderful learning resources provide revenue for the school and community in the coming years. We are proud of the successes of our students and believe we can more than meet the needs of your children.
The Randolph County YMCA Kids Club at North Side operates M - F on school days from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. There is a $30 registration fee and the cost is $18 per week. Registration packets are in the NS Office. It is not open on days off and if an early dismissal occurs, Kids Club will not be in operation.
A grant from the Indiana Department of Education established support for a small group literacy program in Kindergarten through Grade Two. This program is now locally funded and uses strategies and programs aligned with student literacy needs.
Morning Meeting / Lifeskills
North Side students gather in the multi-purpose room each morning to hear announcements and to focus on lifelong strengths such as integrity, responsibility, perseverance, etc.
Math Bowl Team
Qualifying 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students participate on a Math academic quiz team.
An intense program designed to work with readers in Grade One that need extra assistance.
Kids Hope Mentoring
Students are paired with a trained adult mentor from an area church. The mentor meets with the student once a week for one hour during the school year. Together, they work on specific skills identified by the classroom teacher and various fun activities to reinforce good citizenship.
--Engage students and keep them engaged
--Prepare students for life beyond HS
--Open lines of communication between students, faculty, and parents
We believe that students will become producers of knowledge instead of consumers of knowledge and become pilots of their learning not just passengers along for the ride.” Research shows that the 1:1 initiative “levels the playing field” for all students, regardless of any families’ economic situation.
--Creates 21st Century Learners
--Demands collaboration between students & students and students & teachers
--Promotes student engagement
--Reduces textbooks and worksheets
--Guides students in the production of knowledge
--Opens opportunities for education at all levels in our community.
--Allows access to current information and a means to manipulate information in ways that connect it in meaningful ways
--Increases enthusiasm due to the ability to use the web and other technological sites
--Promotes student pride through creative opportunities as opposed to textbook and worksheet assignments
--Improves students’ ability to self-assess and set learning goals
--Increases interactive possibilities with teachers and other students