School News

July 27, 2020 - Dear NHS Families and Friends,   I am writing this evening to let you know that New Horizon School will re-open in September 2020, remotely.   Why? We know that online learning is not ideal, and we know that this decision will present some challenges for many of you.  We also know that our students learn best with in person . . . [Read More]
June 16, 2020 - June 16, 2020 Dear NHS Families and Friends, As the school year comes to a close, I have a few reminders for you. Today, June 16th, is the last day of classes.  Your student will need to log on to Schoology to answer discussion posts, and attend Zoom classes beginning at 12 PM.  All assignments should be turned in no . . . [Read More]
June 12, 2020 - New Horizon School in Renton, Washington, is pleased to announce the 2020 Graduating Seniors.  Congratulations to Rachel Chronister, Thérèse Miller, and Roger O’Brien.  We are proud of you!   . . . [Read More]
June 11, 2020 - “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  James Baldwin June 7, 2020 Dear NHS Families and Friends, Following the terrible murder of George Floyd, we have seen ongoing protests and other calls to action demanding change.  We need change.  Doing nothing condones the unjust actions of others. New Horizon School . . . [Read More]
June 2, 2020 - Dear NHS Families and Friends, Please join us in welcoming two student visitors this week: ·Gracelyn Wadena, Gr. 6, visiting in Ms. Hillman’s class ·Symphony Gibson, Gr. 9, visiting in Mr. Robnett’s class We hope you both enjoy your “great adventure” in the NHS Online Learning Program! We know that we will be required to be online for Summer School . . . [Read More]
May 19, 2020 - Join us for our Zoom Performance of Minimal Contact! Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 pm . . . [Read More]
May 18, 2020 - Dear NHS Families and Friends,   We have heard the following reports from parents regarding OTHER local schools and their approach to online learning during due to COVID-19:  “My child and I can barely keep up with the number of assignments posted for each class”, “My son is in direct face-to-face contact with his teacher for 30 minutes once a . . . [Read More]
May 14, 2020 -   As we complete our 9th week of online learning, it’s important to know that students are doing well, continuing their educational progress, and interacting regularly with their classmates and teachers.  We hope that they see themselves as learners every day! In Washington State, we continue to see positive signs in terms of increasing our capacity to test for COVID-19, trace . . . [Read More]
May 4, 2020 - Dear NHS Families, Welcome a new student and his family to our school community.  Joey Hunter enrolled last week in Mr. Robnett’s 9th grade class!  We hope you are happy at NHS, Joey! Please plan to attend our Annual Meeting on May 28th at 5:30 pm.  Our Board of Directors will meet to share updates about the school, and parents . . . [Read More]
May 1, 2020 - New Horizon School is proud to announce enrollment is now open for the 2020 Summer School Program! We’ve spent numerous hours putting together plans for on campus and online learning if needed. Click here to register or to request more information. . . . [Read More]