Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette wanted to create a place for all students, parents, and community members to come for any updates taking place within the elementary school. If you have any any questions or concerns please feel free to call the school at 330-435-6383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Principaw Videos During COVID-19 Facility Closure and Summer of 2020:
We will be having different videos during our extended break where students are able to connect with Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette remotely. We will have a variety of different videos to share with our students.
Norwayne Elementary Restart/Reopen Handbook and Frequently Asked Questions Document
You can access the Restart/Reopen Handbook and FAQ documents below by clicking the hyperlinks. Both documents are live meaning when we make changes they will be updated immediately. We will post the latest update after the links so you always have the most up to date information. Thank you for your time and as always if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or send an email.
2020-2021 NES Restart/Reopen Handbook - updated as of 1/19/2021 @ 8:00 am
2020-2021 NES Restart/Reopen FAQ - updated as of 1/19/2021 @ 8:00 am
2020-2021 Ohio Department of Health Mask Order - updated as of 1/19/2021 @ 8:00 am
July 24, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Another week has come and gone and we are quickly approaching the end of July. Things are picking up with the start of school a few weeks away and we can't thank you enough for remaining patient and understanding as we navigate these unknown times. We will be sending out a FAQ sheet for the elementary school early next week. This FAQ sheet will also be posted on the website for everyone to have access to. If we do not have your email please let us know ASAP so we can update our system accordingly. We hope everyone is enjoying the weather and staying safe. We miss you very much!
July 17, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats and Happy Friday! As we continue through the month of July we are pleased to update you with the weekly Principaw Video from Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette. All families should have received a letter from Mrs. O'Hare and the school through the mail this week that states some of the basic restart and reopening guidelines for the district at this time. Also in the letter was another paper that is asking for parents to let the school know if they plan on having their child or children attend the online option through Norwayne. We ask that you please get this back to us as soon as possible as it will help allocate resources for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. If you have any questions please give us a call or send us an email. We hope everyone is having a great summer!
July 10, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! It has been a few weeks since the last Principaw video update. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette will be back every Friday during the month of July with different updates as we approach the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Parents please note you will be getting a letter in the mail early next week which contains some important information about letting the district know if you intend to start school traditionally or with Norwayne's online option. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these times. If you have any questions please email Mr. Dreher or Mr. Sette and we will get back with you ASAP. Kids we hope you are having a great Summer. We miss you very much!
June 29, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Welcome to our last Principaw of June. It is crazy to think the first month of Summer is coming to a close in the next few days. We would like to thank all the parents, students, and community members that are patiently awaiting updates from the district. Your time and understanding is greatly appreciated. We hope everyone is having a great Monday!
June 26, 2020
Happy Friday Bobcats! We hope you are enjoying the nice weather on this beautiful Friday. No new announcements in today's video just a reminder to come out and support the NES PTO at the high school with a trip to the food truck for some french fries, gyros, and lemonade. There will also be opportunities to purchase raffle tickets for the spring fling baskets. We hope everyone has a great weekend and we will see you on Monday!
June 24, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! We hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Wednesday this week. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette have 2 big announcements to make during the principaw video today so we hope you take a few minutes to sit back and enjoy. Please come out Friday from 4 to 7 pm at the high school to support the NES PTO where there will be a food truck and the chance to buy raffle tickets for some awesome baskets. Also if you have not heard, for the 2020-2021 school year kindergarten will be moving to an all day program. We are so thrilled to be able to offer this to our students and cannot wait to see everyone next year. Have a great day Bobcats!
June 22, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! The summer days are rolling along and it is hard to believe we are in the middle of June already. We hope everyone enjoyed the weekend and we would like to say Happy Father's Day to everyone out there which was celebrated yesterday the 21st. No new announcements from the Principaws today, but we wanted to check in and say hello. We hope everyone is having a great Summer.
June 19, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! We hope you had a fabulous Friday to end the week. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette wanted to send out a little blurb to everyone letting them know that there will be no video this afternoon. Enjoy the weekend and please do not hesitate to send an email letting us know how your summer is going. We miss everyone!
June 17, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette check in with a new principaw video. We do not have a lot of new information but we want to remind parents if you have not picked your child's belongings up they are still in the foyer. Also if you have borrowed a computer we ask that you return that to school so we can get it cleaned up and ready to use next year. We hope everyone is enjoying the nice weather. Have a great day!
June 15, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! With a new week comes a new Principaw Video. We apologize for missing last Friday but due to some scheduling conflicts we were unable to get a video posted. We hope everyone enjoyed the weather this weekend and we thank you for tuning in. If you have any questions please get a hold of us. Have a great Monday!
June 10, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! We are checking in to say hi and give out a few reminders to parents. We hope everyone is doing well and enjoying their summer!
June 8, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette ventured outside with their Principaw videos using their phones to show everyone some changes taking place around the school. We have a special guest appear in the video as Mr. B says a quick hello to everyone. We hope everyone enjoys and we thank you for sticking with us as we try new technology and broaden our horizons.
June 5, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! We hope you are having a Fabulous Friday and we thank you for taking the time out of your day to check in with the Principaws. We hope you have a great weekend and we miss you all!
June 3, 2020
Good afternoon and happy Wednesday Bobcats! We hope everyone is enjoying this nice weather while staying safe outside. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette would like to remind you to drop off your equipment that you borrowed from the school this week in the office. We are open 8 to 3 Monday to Friday and until 4:30 on Saturday. If you have driven by the elementary school you may have noticed a few changes as we upgrading our parking and student drop off loop. Mr. Dreher was able to catch a cool video of a large tree being taken down. Have a great day Bobcats we miss you!
June 1, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! The first official Principaw Video of Summer has arrived. Take a few moments to catch up with Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette to see how their weekend went, and listen to the answers of the riddles of last week. We hope everyone is safe, healthy, and enjoying summer!
May 29, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! It is officially the first day of Summer break. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette will be making Principaw Videos throughout the summer months every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. We hope you will keep up and spend some time with us as we deliver the latest news. We are so proud of everyone for coming together to really make the most out of a difficult situation. We hope everyone has a safe and fun Summer and we hope to see everyone very soon. Have a Fabulous Friday Bobcats!
May 28, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats, today is a bittersweet day as we get to celebrate some good friends moving on in their careers and a great group of students moving up to the middle school. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette want to take some special time to say thank you to Mrs. Hall and wish her all the best with her retirement going forward. We also want to say thank you to the 5th grade class and their parents for letting us be apart of their lives these past years. We have really loved watching the students grow and we are so proud of everything they have accomplished. We will always be here if anyone needs anything and we will make sure to stop up at the middle school to check in on everyone. We hope everyone has a great Thursday and even better Summer. We love you all!
May 27, 2020
Happy Wednesday Bobcats! The Summer Send Off Parade was a huge success and we are so happy we got to see everyone. Thank you all for the past several weeks as we truly worked together and made the best out of a difficult situation. Remember Thursday May 28 in the afternoon the bus drivers will be around delivering a treat and some other belongings to the students at your PM bus drop off. Thanks again for making tonight amazing and we sure do miss each and every one of you.
May 26, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Today is Tuesday May 26th and we hope you are enjoying this beautiful stretch of weather in Ohio. Check out the videos for some important reminders of things taking place this week. Starting on the 27th at 5:00 pm we have the Summer Send Off Parade where students are going to be able to drive by and see their teachers one last time before Summer begins. The next day on the 28th the bus drivers will be going to the afternoon PM stops to deliver some treats and belongings for the students. We hope to see everyone tomorrow evening. Until then have a great day Bobcats!
May 22, 2020
Hey all you Bobcats we made it to Fabulous Friday! Even if the weather is not ideal and a little rainy today we hope you were able to find something fun to do and enjoy the day. Today marks the last day of new e-learning material that will be sent home. If you have work that needs to be completed you still have time to turn those items in until next Friday the 29th. Also remember our send off parade which will be happening on Wednesday May 27 starting at 5:00 pm and the bus drivers will be coming around with belongings and goodies for the kids at their afternoon bus stops on Thursday May 28. We hope everyone has a great weekend and we will see you back at the Principaw corner Tuesday May 26th.
May 21, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! We are approaching the end of the week and although this is a shorter Principaw Video it contains a few announcements that we are so happy to bring to you. Please take the time to watch and hear about a few of the things we have planned coming up next week for Wednesday May 27 and Thursday May 28. We hope everyone is doing well and we miss you all so much. Have a great day!
May 20, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! It is e-learner shout out Wednesday and once again we would like to express how proud we are of our students and families. Keep up the great work.
May 19, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Take a few minutes to watch the newest edition of the Principaw Corner where we have a special guest from the community stop by to chat with Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette. Keep up the great work kids!
May 18, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcat Nation! We hope everyone had a great weekend. Take a few moments to watch the new Principaw Video where we give some important updates including directions for parents on filling out the parent survey that was released today 5/18/2020 by the district. We thank you for your time and continued support. We hope everyone is doing well and encourage emails or phone calls with any questions you may have.
May 15, 2020
It's Fabulous Friday Bobcats! We hope you enjoy today's video as Mr. Dreher shares some American Flag facts with everyone and Mr. Sette shows off some of his new technology skills. Have a great Friday and enjoy the weekend.
May 14, 2020
Happy Thursday Bobcats! We hope everyone is having a good day even though it may be a little rainy. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette just wanted to check in and say hi to everyone. Keep up the great work we are so proud of you!
May 13, 2020
E-Learner Shout out Wednesday has arrived! Tune in as Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette acknowledge the e-learners from the past week in the beautiful spring weather outside. We hope everyone is having a great day. Keep up the great work Bobcats we are so proud of all of you.
May 12, 2020
Good afternoon Bobcats! We hope you enjoy the latest edition of the Principaw Corner where we have a surprise visit from Uncle Roger, a few more riddles, and Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette appear in two new locations. Have a great Tuesday and keep up the great work.
May 11, 2020
Happy Monday Bobcats! We hope everyone had a great weekend even if the weather was not ideal for this time of year. We hope all the mother's had a great mother day on Sunday as well. We are approaching the end of the school year and encourage everyone to continue to keep up the great work through the finish. We hope everyone has a great week.
May 8, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats. It's Fabulous Friday! We hope you had a great week and we cannot thank you enough for all your hard work throughout this difficult time. Kids if you have not had a chance to thank your teachers take a few moments and send a nice email to them. Also this weekend is Mother's day so take a listen to a few ideas from Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette on how to make it even more special. We miss you guys very much and hope that everyone has a great weekend.
May 7, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Thursday has arrived and we are approaching the end of the week. We answer some riddles, choose a few new places for "Where are the principaws?", and shout out the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers. Kids and parents take a few minutes to send some thanks to your teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. Have a great evening Bobcats!
May 6, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! We have made it to Wednesday and that means it is time for e-learner shoutouts! Our students, teachers, parents, and community are doing amazing things during this COVID-19 pandemic. Kids and parents take a few minutes to send some thanks to your teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. Have a great Wednesday Bobcats!
May 5, 2020
Hello Bobcats!!! We hope you are having a great Tuesday. Watch today's video for a neat little game Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette will be playing entitled "Where are the Principaws". Also it is teacher appreciation week and we want to make sure we are thanking our teachers who are working very hard to help answer questions and provide support throughout the current e-learning environment. Kids and parents take a few minutes out of your day to send them a thank you email! Have a great day Bobcats!
May 4, 2020
Happy Monday Bobcats! Watch the newest installment of the Principaw Corner as we start off the week with some riddles, jokes, and a bad hair day. We hope everyone had a great weekend and we miss you all very much.
May 1, 2020
Happy Friday Bobcats! We have reached the end of our work week and we are FIRED up! Take a look at the newest Principaw Video where we share a few riddles/jokes from the students as well as give some updates on items. We hope everyone had a great week and encourage everyone to finish the virtual spirit week on Saturday with our Senior Saturday showcase. We wish our Seniors the best of luck as they finish up their high school education. Have a great weekend everyone.
April 30, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! It is Tired Thursday and we are so happy we get to relax with you today. Keep up the great work and take some time to relax and recharge. Have a great day Bobcats!
April 29, 2020
We Love Pets Wednesday has arrived and we hope that everyone is able to share some time with their pets (real or stuffed). In the most recent video you get to meet Lyle the Crocodile as well as Oscar Brutus. We also celebrate our e-learners of the week with some shoutouts! Keep up the great work we are so proud of all of you. Have a great Wednesday!
April 28, 2020
Happy Talent Tuesday Bobcats! Take a peek at the new Principaw Video and learn about a few of Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette's talents. We hope everyone is having a great Tuesday.
April 27, 2020
Happy Monday Bobcats! It is officially our virtual spirit week and we start the week off with some great weather for Move It Monday. We hope everyone had a great weekend and want you to know we are so proud of all the hard work everybody is doing. Keep up the great work and please reach out to your teachers or Mr. Dreher or Mr. Sette for anything. Have a great evening.
April 24, 2020
Good Morning and Happy Friday Bobcats! Today is a special day as the Principaw Corner has a special guest join. Norwayne and Ohio State Graduate Kollin Moore took some time out of his day to chat about his educational and athletic career at The Ohio State University. We also discuss some of his musical talents as well. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette discuss the chances of Mr. Dreher being selected in the NFL draft as the 2nd round starts back up this evening. Finally we give some updates about drop off and picking up items along the virtual spirit week that will be happening next Monday. We hope everyone is staying safe and we sure do miss you. Have a great Friday and weekend.
April 23, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! On today's video you have the opportunity to watch Mr. Dreher put his tryout video together in hopes of getting drafted in tonights NFL draft. Take a look and let us know how you think he did in his 40 yard dash. We hope everyone is having a great Thursday!
April 22, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Today we celebrate our e-learners with the new spotlight section in the Principaw Video. Watch as our special guests come to celebrate all the students who are working extra hard during our online learning over the past few weeks. We will keep doing this every Wednesday to highlight different students! We hope everyone is having a great Wednesday. Also Happy Earth Day!
April 21, 2020
Good Morning Bobcats! We hope everyone is having a great Tuesday. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette were hard at work getting things ready for pick up in the next few days. We ask that if parents come to pick student belongings up they continue to practice social distancing guidelines. We miss everyone very much.
April 20, 2020
Happy Monday Bobcats! Take a look at Mr. Dreher's new hair style along with his cool hot dog tie. Mr. Sette's classroom at home continues to grow as he does his best to recreate all the fun times at the elementary. We will have more updates daily coming to the Prinipaw corner so stay tuned in. Have a great Monday everyone.
April 17, 2020
Good Morning and Happy Friday Bobcats! Take a look as we give the answer to the latest riddle and share some student art work. Also, Mr. Dreher was having an upside down kind of day this morning while Mr. Sette was trying to learn about some different animals and letter combinations on his white board. We hope everyone is doing well and can't wait to hear from you. Have a great weekend!
April 16, 2020
Good Afternoon Bobcats! Another NES Principaw Video for your viewing pleasure. Please be sure to check in with us daily as Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette will be making videos daily during the week going forward. We hope everyone is staying safe and encourage you to reach out to either of us or your teacher with any concerns for school work. We also enjoy hearing from the students even if it to say hi.
April 13, 2020
Good Afternoon/Evening Bobcats! We wanted to keep the videos coming and hopefully bring some smiles to everyone's faces. We hope everyone enjoyed their Spring Break and Easter weekend. Please know you can contact Mr. Dreher or Mr. Sette through email to say hello or make a request for a video. Have a great evening!
April 10, 2020
Good Afternoon everyone! We wanted to send some Happy Easter wishes to everyone as we head into the weekend. Check out the special guests we had today as well as listen for the riddle. If you think you know the answer to the riddle please email Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette. Have a great weekend! We miss everyone very much.
April 8, 2020
Good Morning Everyone! Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette wanted to check in during Spring Break and let everyone know we are missing them very much. We hope everyone is staying safe during the break. We also read a new book to the students and Mr. Dreher shows off his musical ability throughout the video.
April 3, 2020
Good Morning students and happy Friday. We hope everyone is doing well and staying up on their school work during the extended break. We wanted to send a quick video before the weekend begins. Please stay in touch, we miss you all very much!
April 1, 2020
Good afternoon students. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette with another daily check in. We sure do miss everyone very much.
March 31, 2020
Good Afternoon Students and Parents,
We hope you are doing well during this extended break. The video below shows Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette having some healthy snacks and we finish our Henry and Mudge book. It should be noted that Mr. Sette claims he is eating cantaloupe in the video but it is in fact pineapple. It was still his first time having the pineapple and it was delicious.
March 30, 2020
Good Afternoon Everyone,
We hope this video finds you having a great day. Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette will be video editing superstars by the time we come back to school. Students please send us emails if you would like to see different activities during our videos. We miss you all!
March 27, 2020
Good Morning Students! You can find Mr. Dreher and Mr. Sette first attempt at our video coverage below. We hope everyone is doing well. We miss everyone very much. Please check back next week for more videos.