School News

April 27, 2020 - Dear NHS Families,   We hope that you and your family are settling into a new routine at home, and that on-line learning is going well.  As the we continue to assess and adjust our program to better meet the needs of NHS students each week, we look with an eye toward equity to make sure that all of our . . . [Read More]
April 20, 2020 - Dear NHS Families,   Over the past weeks, the teachers and I have been focused on getting and keeping your student engaged in the on-line learning environment.  We see that most students are engaged, utilizing the technology, logging in, responding to discussion posts, checking each class for assignments, uploading assignments, and attending Zoom classes.  Many students are also attending teacher . . . [Read More]
April 14, 2020 - Dear NHS Families,   On April 6th we received the news that Governor Inslee and Superintendent Reykdal ordered school campuses closed in Washington through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.   While this news was hard for us to hear, because we miss seeing you and your student every day, we also know it is the best decision for . . . [Read More]
April 7, 2020 -     Governor Jay Inslee and Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced this afternoon that all private and public school campuses will remain closed through the remainder of the school year to help stem the spread of coronavirus; however, distance learning is still allowed.   New Horizon School will continue to provide on-line learning to our students to ensure continuity of their . . . [Read More]
March 31, 2020 - Dear NHS Families, As things continue to change in our world daily, the NHS faculty and I continue to work very hard to adapt and modify our on-line learning format to provide success for our students. The teachers meet within their departments, the department heads and I meet, and the entire faculty and I meet daily. Kudos to the NHS . . . [Read More]
March 21, 2020 - Dear NHS Families, I hope that being at home with your family is going well for you. It is a big transition, and I’m sure we are all having some trying moments! I’m grateful that to the best of my knowledge, no one in our NHS school community has tested positive or fallen ill to COVID-19. That is good news! . . . [Read More]
March 15, 2020 - Dear NHS Families and Friends,   New Horizon School has transitioned to on-line learning to include daily check-ins with teachers, assignments, chats, video conferencing, and a variety of other learning activities on several digital formats:  Schoology, ALEKS, Kurzweil 3000, Zoom, and others.  Please contact the teacher if you have any questions about assignments or activities. We are reaching out to . . . [Read More]
March 13, 2020 - March 12, 2020 Dear NHS Families, I want to again reassure you that we have no reports of presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID-19.  All of our staff and faculty have been present at school and healthy, and although a few students have been absent this week, they appear to be home with mild cold symptoms only.  Today we implemented . . . [Read More]
March 13, 2020 - March 12, 2020 Story Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that all public and private K-12 schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties will close for the next six weeks. This decision impacts 43 school districts throughout the three counties. Public health officials hope the science-driven decision can help minimize COVID-19 exposure in Washington counties hit hardest by the virus. Schools . . . [Read More]
March 9, 2020 - As communities within our state prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will share information on our website.   At New Horizon School (NHS), we have received no reports of a student, staff member, family member of a student, or family member of a staff member who is suspected of having been exposed, being tested, or diagnosed with . . . [Read More]