School News

March 5, 2021 - Hello NHS families. Like many of you, I was pleased to hear that we will have enough shots by the end of May to vaccinate all adults in the U.S. I am also heartened to hear the current plans to get vaccinations to all teachers and school staff by the end of March. While they are still testing the vaccines . . . [Read More]
February 16, 2021 - On Tuesday, February 23rd MOD Pizza, 13030 SE Kent Kangley Road, will donate 20% of Takeout, Delivery & Pick up orders to New Horizon School. Please help us by RSVPing to save the date and inviting a friend (or 2) to eat with you! RSVP & details here: Please register 2 days prior to the event New Horizon School Flyer . . . [Read More]
February 4, 2021 - Hello NHS families, and congratulations to our students for making it through the school year halfway point. Second semester transitions are always a good time to reflect on what has been accomplished and prepare for what comes next. Like many of you, I had the opportunity last week to attend the first family education night for high school students, and . . . [Read More]
December 7, 2020 - Dear NHS Families, Online Learning to Date: Overall, the NHS teachers and I believe that things are going well so far this year. Most of our students are making progress, attending their classes, turning on their cameras so that teachers can see them/engage with them, and doing their assignments. Many are increasing their independent work skills as well as organizing . . . [Read More]
December 7, 2020 - Supporting students in remote learning is a new experience for all of us, and we are learning as we go. Teachers will be focusing on teaching students how to use Schoology, our Learning Management System. In addition:  Identify an appropriate workspace for your student. Working in the same space every day will help your student be ready to learn. . . . [Read More]
October 20, 2020 - Join New Horizon School’s Zoom gardening club! Interested students should contact Ms. Vikki Colson by clicking this link. . . . [Read More]
September 29, 2020 - The NHS THRIVE program offers additional supports for students ages 18 and beyond. Today’s lesson focused on preparing Shepherd’s pie via virtual instruction with the Zoom meeting online program. If you’re interested in your son or daughter joining this incredible program, please contact our THRIVE program coordinator Christina Schaeffer. . . . [Read More]
September 29, 2020 - New Horizon School will be hosting a Minecraft session on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, September 29th. Please contact Mr. Nordlander if your NHS student is interested in participating.    . . . [Read More]
September 22, 2020 - Dear NHS Families,   There will be a slight schedule change beginning Monday, September 21st.  We’re making this change as a result of parent insights.  This change requires students to answer their discussion questions for period 4, 6, and 7, on Monday and for period 1, 2, and 3 on Wednesday each week.  It also adds an additional Office Hour . . . [Read More]
September 14, 2020 - Dear NHS Families and Friends, It was an interesting start to the school year, with a windstorm, power outages, and smoke/ash from wild fires. Aside from a few technology glitches on the first day of school, things seemed to be going well last week. I enjoyed seeing all of you who were able to join me for “virtual coffee” on . . . [Read More]