New Horizon School

April 25, 2022

Dear NHS Parents/Guardians, Board Members, Staff, and Faculty:
The NHS Board of Directors is busy getting ready for our open Annual Membership
Meeting. All members of the NHS organization (those receiving this letter) are invited to
attend the Annual Meeting.

The purpose of this meeting is to elect new board members for open positions, report on
the state of the school, and answer questions. There will also be a Town Hall style
segment of the meeting where I will encourage attendees to share their experiences
with NHS over the past year, and raise any relevant topics they’d like the Board to

All members of the NHS organization have the privilege of nominating new board
members. This year, several vacancies exist; however, we are specifically looking for a
number of parents/guardians, alumni, and community members to join our board. We
need your help and serving on the Board is a great way to connect more deeply
with the school!

Next steps:
We are actively seeking candidates now. Please review attachments A & B to
understand the roles and needs of the board. While you are able to nominate someone
the day of the Annual Membership Meeting (just before the meeting is called to order), I
am asking that you submit all nominations by May 11th. Doing so will allow us to be
better prepared for the meeting and have a chance to invite all nominated individuals.
Open Positions:
 1 – Parent/Guardian Position to serve a minimum 3-year term. Parents/Guardians
of a currently enrolled student in the school may be nominated to serve in these
 6 – Community Positions to serve a minimum 3-year term. Community members
who do not have a child enrolled in the school may be nominated to serve in these
 3 – Alumni/Parent of an Alum Positions to serve a minimum 3-year term. Parent or
Guardian of a former student, or a former student over eighteen years of age may
be nominated to serve in these positions.
Thank you! On behalf of all of the Board, we look forward to seeing you at our Annual
Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 5:30 PM, on Zoom.

Nick Corrigan
Nick Corrigan, NHS Board President

April 25th, 2022

Posted In: School News

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April 22nd, 2022

Posted In: School News

Dear NHS Community,

Our largest online fundraiser of the year, #GiveBIG begins today! At this time, families, friends, board members, and staff come together to support New Horizon School. Your gift to NHS makes a BIG impact for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD. Our donation page will go LIVE on April 19th, only a few days away. Check out our organization’s page at and plan to GiveBIG between April 19th and May 3rd-4th. Thank you for your continued support and generosity!

Ways that you can support NHS during GiveBIG:

Create a signature tag line, something like the one down below, and temporarily modify your signature on your emails to increase awareness about our participation in this event.

Go to the web address above and create your own fundraising page within our NHS page.  It’s quick and easy to do, and it’s a way to keep your friends, family, and business connections updated about our progress in raising money.

Use #GiveBIG on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and elsewhere to increase our presence on social media.

Follow GiveBIG social media accounts:




Like and share any posts you see on social media regarding New Horizon School and GiveBIG.


Marla L. Veliz

Marla L. Veliz, Administrator

New Horizon School

1111 S. Carr Rd.

Renton, WA  98055

Ph: 425-226-3717

Email: mveliz@new-horizon-school


April 19th, 2022

Posted In: School News

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