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Boone County Schools are CLOSED

Boone County Schools are CLOSED for WEDNESDAY MARCH 1st. There will be no Elementary School bus pick up. Students already at school will stay until it is safe to release them. Parents may pick up students from their schools. High School driving students will be released when their principals deem it's safe to release them.

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to inclement weather all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY for Monday January 30th. ‪There will be NO AM KINDERGARTEN or PRESCHOOL for Monday January 30th. ‬‬ 

Events and Activities

All events for Friday January 13th are occurring as scheduled. There will be NO events/activities on Saturday January 14th prior to 12PM.

Evening Activities

All evening activities for Boone County Schools are CANCELLED for tonight, January 5th.

Boone County Schools Closed

‪Due to inclement weather all Boone County Schools will be CLOSED on Thursday January 5th. ‬

Winter Break winter break

From our family to yours! We hope you all a safe and enjoyable holiday season!
Winter Break is from Dec 22, 2016 thru January 4, 2017! There will be NO SCHOOL over winter break! School will resume on Thursday, January 5, 2017! Happy Holidays and see you all next year!

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to possible icy conditions all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY Tuesday December 13th.  There is no AM kindergarten.  Continue to monitor for possible updates.‬

Two Hour Delay

‪Due to overnight snow and slick road conditions, all Boone County Schools will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY Friday December 9th.‬. There is no AM kindergarten. 

What Do You Want To Be? Career

Attention NH Students~
On December 16th we are encouraging all of you to dress up as a career choice you might like to do or work in when you are out of college! So, dress up as a doctor, vet, horse trainer, teacher, lawyer, whatever you wish to be when you grow up! We can't wait to see what your choice will be!
Please remember all career clothing must still follow our NH dress code. Please keep that in mind when you are deciding what to wear! If you have any questions about this activity, please ask your teacher. :-)

 

An Old Kentucky Christmas Old KY Christmas

Come one and all! Lets go back to the good ole days! An Old Kentucky Christmas will take you back to Colonial Kentucky, where things seemed simpler, right? The smell of grandmas cookies, the sounds of Carols and laughter. Old Kentucky Christmas is an event that is hosted by First Church of Christ. See below for times and dates! We hope to see you there!
When: December 8 - 11th
Where: FC Burlington Campus
                 6080 Camp Ernst Road
                 Burlington, KY 41005
Times/Dates: 12/8 (5-8pm)
                              12/9 (5-8pm)
                              12/10 (2-8pm)   
                              12/11 (2-8pm)

One Stop Shop! Happy Holidays!

Attention All:
Hopeful Lutheran Preschool is hosting a Holiday Shopping Marketplace! You will be able to get all your holiday shopping done in one place!

  • When: December 3rd
  • Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
  • There is a $1 admission which also includes a raffle ticket for a variety of prizes.

Click HERE to learn more!

Trunk Or Treat Treat

You're Invited to Trunk or Treat! Several of our community churches are hosting a Trunk or Treat! See times below!
First Church of Christ - Burlington campus (6080 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, KY)
Fun is from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Church of Christ - Union campus (12993 Frogtown Connector Rd, Walton, KY)
Fun is from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beaver Lick Baptist Church (11460 Highway 42, Union, KY)
Fun is from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Upcoming Blood Drive blood drive

The Sophia Kappen Blood Drive is coming up! Click HERE to learn more about donating to this cause. Sophia Kappen is a student at Longbranch Elementary!

"NHES PTA will BLOW you AWAY!! Gumball

Please help New Haven students and staff by joining the NHES PTA. 
We will be holding a PTA Membership Drive from October 11th - November 7th.
If you have not signed up for NHES PTA yet please do so by clicking on the link below and creating an account.  Your child will get to add a 'gumball' to their class gumball machine in the main hallway. 
Each class with 75% membership will receive a hat day and extra recess.  The class with the highest membership will receive a basket full of classroom games and supplies!  

Please go to:  www.newhavenpta.com   Then create or log in>go into your account>shop/join PTA.

Student Reflections Contest PTA

Is your child interested in participating in the National PTA sponsored arts competition this year?
It involves students Schoolwide, Districtwide, Statewide, and National. This competition is open to all students through grade 12! Click HERE to learn more.

Ryle Youth Raider Wrestling Raiders

Is your son or daughter interested in joing the Youth Raider Wrestling team? If so, click HERE to read more about cost, time, tryout dates, etc.

NH Book Fair Needs Voluteers Book Fair

Attention Parents,

It’s time again for the Fall Book Fair here at New Haven. The dates this year will be October 28th – November 10th.  If you would like to sign up to help work the book fair, please click on the link below to see available times and dates. Thank you for volunteering!

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0D4CAFAE2EA2F85-book

Are You Interested in Being on the New Haven Archery Team?

Parents~
If your child is interested in being a part of the New Haven Archery Team...there will be a parent informational meeting on October 3rd at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held in the New Haven Cafeteria! Don't miss out on this fantastic oppurtunity! If you have questions please contact Coach Padgett at dawn.padgett@boone.kyschools.us.
*Please note this is only open to 4th and 5th grade students.

 

Parents- NH Needs Your Input...

Parents~
We invite you to be a part of our standing Site Based Decision Making committees that are comprised of teams of teachers and parents. The purpose of the standing committees are to serve as a school council resource for gathering data and information and making recommendations for the betterment of the overall school program. Click HERE to find out more about our SBDM committees and how to join them.

Junior Fire Marshall Poster Contest

Lets all join together and help promote fire saftey! Students from K - 5th grade can submit an entry in this year's 2016 poster contest! Click HERE to view more about this contest!

PTA Student Reflections Contest

Reflections is a national PTA sponsored arts contest which allows children to express themselves creatively! 
There are six categories:  Literature, Dance Choreography, Musical Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, and Film Production.
The theme this year is: "What is Your Story?"
Due Date: October 11, 2016
Rules and entry forms are available in the literature rack in the front office as well as the New Haven PTA website: www.newhavenpta.com.
If you have any questions, please email reflections@newhavenpta.com.

Pull the Tabs for NH

As a community service project, New Haven Elementary will be collecting Pull Tabs to donate to Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House.  We’re helping keep families together when it matters most, and we’re teaching our students the value of recycling!  Students can bring tabs to school in any non-breakable container to be sent to Mrs. Danner’s room (A011).
Click HERE to read more about this wonderful service learning project our students are taking a part in!

Happy Veterans Day! veteran

New Haven Elementary staff and students want to wish all those who have served a very Happy Veterans Day! We Thank You for your service to our country!

Upcoming Dates: remember

August 14- First day of school for teachers
August 16- First day of school for students
August 21- Solar Eclipse
August 25- Extreme Spirit Day @ NH
August 30- Primary Curriculum Night (4:30-6:30p)
August 31- Intermediate Curriculum Night (4:30-6:30p)
September 4- No School (Labor Day)
September 9- Popcorn Friday
September 23- First Annual Tiger Tee Off, golf outing
September 26- KY Kids Day/ PTA General Mtg

KFB Local Hero Congrats

We are so excited to announce one of our very own was recently reconized as a Kentucky Farm Bureau local hero! Congratulations Kay Rodgerson on your recent achievement! Click HERE to learn more about Kay!

Mother/Son Dodgeball dodgeball

Attention Moms and Sons -
Are you ready for some fun? All New Haven Elementary boys are invited to bring their Mom (Grandma, Aunt or other special mother-figure) to the Mother/Son Dodgeball event! Tickets purchased by February 10th to Mother/Son Dodgeball are $20 per couple, $5 for each additional boy! We look forward to seeing you all! Click HERE for more information!

Scholastic Book Fair is coming to NH Scholastic Book Fairs

Its that time again! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to New Haven. The book fair dates are from Monday, March 20th - Tuesday, March 28th! Parents may shop with their child during their class shopping time. Please check with your child's teacher for their class shopping time! If you wish to help our Media specialist, Mrs. Rider with the book fair this year- we would greatly appreciate it! Please click the link below to volunteer!
Volunteer sign up link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D4CAFAE2EA2F85-happy
Online shopping link: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/newhavenelementaryschool6

SBDM Parent Elections SBDM

Attention New Haven Parents and Families-
On May 2nd you will have the oppurtunity to elect two new parent represenitives for the NH Site Based Decision Making Council. Your elected Parent reps will serve on our committee for a term of two years starting July 2017. We encourage all parents of New Haven students to vote on May 2nd. Please come to NH to place your ballot. The parent nominees are:

  • Mr. Rick Crowder
  • Mr. Ralph Simpson
  • Mr. Gregory Todd Haren
  • Mr. Patrick Brown
  • Mrs. Jennifer Gray

Please click HERE to view their resumes.

Come Vote on the following days:
May 2 - 6-8pm
May 2 - 8:15-9:15am (lobby of the school)
May 3 - 3-4pm (parent pick up)
If these times do not work for you, You may vote any time on these two days in the NH office.

New Haven Spirit Wear spirit wear

Show Your NHE Spirit!
Spirit Wear is available & ready to order!
Our newest designs are now available online. Just click HERE to get your order in.
This year’s designs are available in youth, adult, and ladies cut. To view the designs click HERE. The sale will run now until August 25th, with an estimated delivery of mid-September.
Hurry and get your spirit wear before it becomes to late!

New Haven "Canes" Fundraiser Canes

Come Join us on November 14th at Canes! All benefits go back to New Haven. Hope to see you there!

Light Up the Night for FMD Light Up the Night

Lace up your running shoes and come "Light Up the Night" with glow sticks, music, and fun! All proceeds go to Ryle High School's Fine Motor Development class! To learn more about this event and register click HERE!

Solar Eclipse

eclipse

Important Information about the Solar Eclipse

On Monday August 21st, 2017 we will experience a total solar eclipse, an event that hasn’t occurred over the U.S. mainland since 1979.  A total solar eclipse, which is when the moon completely covers the sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. along a 70-mile-wide swath of the country.  While Boone County is not located in this area, we will still be able to view the partial solar eclipse.

This event will be an extraordinary educational opportunity for our students.  Many of our schools will have special activities or lessons planned for this day to accompany the event.  While this event is extremely exciting for our students, we must also acknowledge the importance of proper eye safety.  While it should be common sense not to stare directly at the sun with your naked eyes, this advice will be even more important during this event.  The eclipse must be viewed only through proper eclipse glasses.  Schools with planned viewing activities will require students to wear proper solar eclipse glasses.

In order to protect our students’ eyes during this event:

  • Students will not participate in any unstructured outdoor activities, including recess
  • Students will be advised to not look directly at the sun without wearing solar eclipse glasses
  • We will provide additional personnel until 4pm for parents who do not want their children riding the bus during the eclipse.Children who do not ride the bus for that reason will have to be picked up by parents at 4pm.
Calling All 5th Grade Girls! GOTR

New  Haven's Girls on the Run Program wants you!!!
GOTR is a program that encourages pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through interactive lessons and running games. This program culiminates in a celebratory 5k race downtown Cincinnati! We would love to have you join our program! Online registration begins January 23- February 1st. Information regarding GOTR has already been distrubuted to all 5th grade girls. If you have any questions regarding this program or the registration process, please contact Mrs. Genie Langhals at betty.langhals@boone.kyschools.us.

***Please note this program is open to only 5th grade girls this season.

 

KY Department of Education Changes Birthday Cutoff for Kindergarten Kindergarten

A change in the birthday eligibility cutoff for Kentucky kindergarteners will take effect in the 2017-2018 school year. The new date for Kentucky students is August 1. Any child who turns 5 years old on or before August 1, can enroll in Boone County’s ½ day Kindergarten Program. This change affects student’s statewide.

Camp Invention camp invention

Does your child like to invent, create, and test out their own inventions? This summer Erpenbeck Elementary is hosting a "Camp Invention" for students who are in the 1st thru 6th grade. The camp runs June 12-16, 2017. If you think your child may be interested in attending this innovative camp please register at campinvention.org. Click HERE to learn more about this upcoming camp and the registration process.

School Is Cool! NHOM

New Haven's  Odyssey of The Mind team is going to Worlds! Please help support them! Pay $1 each day to participate in their fundraiser "School is Cool!" This fundraiser is running from May 16-19th.

Tuesday, May 16th - Wacky Hat Day
Wednesday, May 17- Mismatch Day
Thursday, May 18- Crazy Hair Don't Care Day
Friday, May 19- Ready for the Weekend (PJ Day)

Boone County Schools Grading Scale grades

During the 2016-2017 school year, Boone County Schools reviewed the board policy for grading (08.221). A revision to the grading policy was enacted in May 2017 based on multiple meetings throughout the year to analyze and evaluate local, regional, and national data surrounding grading scales and their impact on student success.
The grading scale changes directly affect all students in grades 4-12. Details of the changes are listed below.
Boone County PREVIOUS Grading Scale:
● 94-100 = A
● 87-93=B
● 86-78=C
● 77-70=D
● Below 70 failing grade
Boone County Schools NEW Grading Scale Effective July 1, 2017:
● 90-100 = A
● 80-89 = B
● 70-79 = C
● Below 70 is “I” for INCOMPLETE until June 30 of the academic year. Students with an “I” will be provided support by the school to remediate learning to reach a 70. If the grade is still listed as an “I” after June 30, then it becomes a failing grade.
This new grading scale provides comparability of student achievement between Boone County Schools and that of many other districts across the nation.

SBDM Parent Elections sbdm

Every two years, the parents of the school elect SBDM representatives - these Representatives are parents of students in New Haven that help facilitate decisions to help improve student learning.  These decisions, in correlation with school administrators and several elected teachers, create a process where all interest groups (educators, administrators, principals, staff, parents and community) can work as a team to enhance student learning.  

If you are interested in running or for a position please read the Parent SBDM Interest Form and fill out the nomination form with your resume attached and have it postmarked to school by April 7, 2017.  Meetings are monthly after school, day of the week still to be determined, and there is a training you must attend over the summer.

KPREP Baby! You Rock!

New Haven teachers and staff wanted to wish our students the best of luck on their upcoming KPREP testing! We are so proud of ALL of you and your accomplishments! Click HERE to view!

Summer Learning-Reading summer-learning

Parents- Just because school is out doesn't mean learning should stop! Are you looking for a way to keep your child in the learning mode during the summer months? To help prevent the dreaded "summer loss"...Click below to view the Summer Learning Challenge we have set for our students in the areas of reading and math!
Summer Learning Challenge
Summer Reading Registration Link

2017-2018 NH Student Dismissal Parent Pick-Up Change PPU

Attention Parents:
Beginning this 2017-2018 school year, we will be moving our parent pickup to the front and side of our building after the busses dismiss. This will delay parent pickup to about 3:45-3:50. We are sending this information out now because we are aware that club and appointment scheduling will be affected by this change. Please click HERE to read more about this upcoming change.

New Haven GOTR Wants You! GOTR

Calling all 4th grade girls...
GOTR is a program that encourages pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through interactive lessons and running games. This program culminates in a celebratory 5k race downtown Cincinnati! We would love to have you join our program! Online registration begins Monday, August 21, 2017.  Information regarding GOTR will be distributed to all the 4th grade girls here at NH during the first week of school. If you have any questions regarding this program or the registration process, please contact Mrs. Genie Langhals at betty.langhals@boone.kyschools.us.

Click HERE to view how to register your 4th grade girl for our NH GOTR fall team.

***Please note this program is open to only 4th grade girls this season. There will be a 5th grade team in the spring. Stay tuned for more information regarding the 5th grade GOTR spring team.

Boone County Schools Inclement Weather Policy snow

Have you ever wondered what determines school delays or if it will end up being a Snow Day? Boone County Schools has a guideline that we follow. As always, the safety of our students and staff is our top priority. Click HERE to read more about Boone County Schools Inclement Weather Policy. 

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten

There have been some changes to the law regarding kindergarten enrollment. Starting the 2017-2018 school year, all incoming kindergarteners will need to be 5 years old by August 1, 2017. All elementary schools in Boone County will be holding kindergarten registration on March 27th, from 4:00 to 7:00. We do not have open enrollment, so you must register at the designated school in which you reside.

Warmer Weather Dress Code Announcement- from Mrs. Goble shorts

Attention Students and Parents of NH:
          I just wanted to send out a reminder that per our school policy students can wear shorts / warm weather attire beginning after spring break. I do want to highlight that students cannot wear flip-flops, or shorts/ skirts that do not surpass fingertips when hands are held to the side. Shirts need to cover all of the torso, and shoulders should be a minimum of 3 fingertips in width.

Summer Learning Scholars kids reading

Summer Learning Leader Board (as of June 23rd):

AR Challenge (most AR points)~

K-1st:  1st - Keller Tammaro
            
2nd - Logan Cayze 
1st-2nd:   1st - Trent Buschur
                
2nd - Emily Ertel
               
 3rd - Cole Schwenke
2nd- 3rd:  1st - Alaina Hill
                2nd - Jocelyn Dietz
                3rd - Aubrey Poore
3rd-4th:  1st - Dale King
               2nd - Emma Hodge
               3rd - Olivia Bright
 

Summer Break summer sun

The last day of school for this 2016-2017 school year for students was: May 24th
It's amazing how fast this school year has flown by! The New Haven teachers and staff would like to wish all of our students and their families a happy summer! Thank you for your support and involvement this school year! Have a safe and enjoyable summer break! See you next year!

Cougar 5k Walk/Run cougars

The Conner Cougars are hosting a 5k walk/run event to benefit the "Character Counts Program!" If you are interested in participating, please click HERE for the registration form and to learn more!

Lego League Jr. Season aqua

Attention Grades K-3~
Get pumped for the FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. 2017/2018 season. In the AQUA ADVENTURESM Challenge, more than 40,000 children will navigate the uncharted waters of this important resource. Find out where the water you use in your daily life comes from, and what happens on its way to you. Where will this current voyage carry you?
Visit this website for more information:   https://www.firstinspires.org/node/3661
If you are interested in being a coach, please contact:  angela.dammeyer@boone.kyschools.us

Calling all Golfers NH Golf

We are so excited to offer our 1st Annual "New Haven Tiger Tee-Off!" This exciting event is sponsored by Apex Realty Group and includes your golf game, dinner and drink tickets! Come out and hit a round while supporting your New Haven Tigers!
When: Saturday, September 23rd
Where: Lassing Pointe Golf Course
Time: 12:30p check in
Contact: If you have questions regarding this exciting event please contact Bill Thorton at
 billthornton25@gmail.com or call at (513) 504-6001!
All proceeds benefit New Haven Elementary! 
*Click HERE to view the information flyer.

Words of Encouragement during the first week of school... paw print

Happy New Year or rather, Happy New School Year that is!
We are excited about seeing our 925+ students on Opening Day, August 16.

To help our Kindergarten and 1st Graders get excited about our new school year, NHE Mascot Paws would like to email him/her a few words of encouragement.

Join New Haven's PTA paw print

Attention New Haven Parents~
Don't miss out on exciting opporunities and school announcements within our school! Click HERE to learn how to register and become a member of our AMAZING Parent-Teacher Organization!

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