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Northeast Elementary School
425 Winthrop Drive,
Ithaca, NY 14850

Liddy Coyle, ​Principal

Main Office: 257-2121

School Fax: 257-8157

Attendance Line:

Nurse: 266-3559

Transportation Office:

Kids Count: 257-9400

Welcome to the Northeast PTA Homepage! Your source for information about PTA events, its members, the programs we support, and how you can get involved in helping to enrich your child's experience at Northeast Elementary School.
Stay Informed by Joining the Northeast PTA Listserv!

To join, click on the link,, and type "Please add me to the PTA listserv." in the subject line, mention your child's name and grade in the body, and the administrator will add your email address to our list.

If you no longer wish to receive notices from the listserv, you can remove yourself from the list by following the instructions here.​​

News and Events
Sign Up Now for Summer Enrichment Camp

​Art and Math Camp, click here.

STEM Camp, click here.​​​​​​

​Carnival Planning Meeting

Tuesday, March 19
6:00 – 7:00pm

The Northeast Carnival is a fantistically ​​​​​​fun, well-loved community event. Come to the first planning meeting to learn the many ways you can help with this amazing event.

4th Grade Concert
Thursday, March 21

Watch backpacks for more information from Ms. N.

Family Movie Night: Hidden Figures rated PG
Friday, March 22
Doors open at 6:00pm
Movie Starts at 6:20​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Please join us on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 for a family movie night in the NE cafeteria.
We will be showing Hidden Figures which is rated PG and recommended for ages 10+.
For additional information about the movie and viewing recommendations, please check out

There will be a brief intermission at the halfway point with the movie ending at approximately 8:30 pm.

​Food: Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase.

Younger or older siblings are welcome to attend. All children must have an adult at the movie who is responsible for them. No drop-offs are allowed. Feel free to bring blankets, chairs, sheets or towels to sit on and pillows too for extra viewing comfort.

Scholastic Book Fair​​​
Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29
8am-10:45am, 12pm-2pm
Wednesday Evening, March 27

Children will visit the fair early in the week to make "wish lists" to go home to families. (There is no obligation to purchase items on your child's wish list.) Parents are welcome to come in and browse during open hours.

New to the book fair this year: ​​​​Family Literacy Night
During the fair’s evening hours on Wednesday, March 27th, Northeast will be holding a Family Literacy Night, run by Principal Liddy Coyle and Northeast staff! There will be literacy activities for children and free pizza to enjoy from 5:30-7pm. Keep an eye out for details on this wonderful evening!

5th Grade Concert
Thursday, March 28

Watch backpacks for more information from Ms. N​​.

International Night
Friday, April 5
5:30 – 7:30​

Come celebrate our school's amazing diversity. Join us for the best dinner in Ithaca. Bring a dish to share (that serves 12) that represents your family's culture. Stay for a wonderful show. This event is FREE. ​​​​​​For more information, click here.

​School Supply Fund Raiser

This year the PTA is partnering with YUBBLER, When you purchase your school supplies on, our school will receive 50% of the profits!​​​​​ Click here for information. School supply list to come.

Northeast PTA has teamed up with LabelDaddy.

​​If you were considering ordering personalized labels to help your kids keep track of their things, look no further! You will receive 10% off of your order and Northeast PTA will receive 10%, too. To order, click on this link and place your order.

​​Before you check out, be sure to type NORTHEAST in the coupon code. For more information see the poster on the Virtual Backpack page (below the school supplies list). The more orders placed, the better!

Here's to a tiny lost and found in the 2016-2017 school year!! ​​

Help Raise Money for the Northeast PTA with AmazonSmile!

Northeast PTA has enrolled in the AmazonSmile program so that now 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases will be donated to our PTA. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Northeast PTA every time you shop, and at no cost to you. Follow these simple steps to register Northeast PTA as your favorite charity: 
  1. Go to our Northeast PTA Amazon signup link:
  2. Sign in to Amazon with your username and password.
  3. Shop away!
​To support Northeast PTA, remember to start your Amazon shopping from Thanks for your support!

Sciencenter Offers Free Memberships
​to Low-Income Families

​​Through the Sciencenter's Membership Access Program (MAP), regular Sciencenter family memberships are available—free of charge—to families with children who qualify for free or reduced-cost lunch at school, and who reside in Tompkins, Cortland, Cayuga, Seneca, Schuyler, Chemung, or Tioga counties.

​If you or someone you know would like to take advantage of the Membership Access Program, visit our website at to download an application, or call (607) 272-0600 x18.​​

Social Media Presentation
Last spring, Celia Clement, our school social worker, gave a a very informative presentation on social media. Please check the Social Media Resources under the Virtual Backpack page for the list of resources she prepared for the presentation.

School Hours:
7:40 am
​Buses Arrive

8:00 am
​School Starts

2:00 pm
​School Ends​​​