The Week Ahead (April 16-20)

Monday, April 16

Birthday Boxes

One of Mrs. Watson’s Leadership students is collecting birthday items for the Strathcona County Food Bank as a part of her IPP.

Last week, the student  made  brief presentations to other classrooms, and this week, she is  collecting items.

Birthday Box is filled with everything a family would need to throw a birthday party for their child. Completed Birthday Boxes will be donated to the Strathcona County Food Bank. Each class will be responsible for one box. The box will be for a child their age and the students will pick a theme. The theme for 5W is “Space.

Last week, all NHS parents were sent an email with instructions on how to sign up and donate.







  • Lunch Recess
    • Talent Show Auditions Continue
    • Dance Club
    • Jr. Reach

Tuesday, April 17

  • Running Club: 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
  • Junior High Badminton Practice @ 7:00 a.m.
  • Lunch Recess Dance Club
  • After School: Grade 5/6 Badminton



April 16-21 is Earth Week, and Mrs. Ward (student teacher in Mrs. Asquini’s classroom) and the grade 4’s are inviting students to challenge each other by making small choices that, when combined, make big differences.


Tuesday’s Challenge

  • Use recyclable lunchboxes and bottles.
  • Use less water- Be mindful of how much water we waste each day.

Wednesday, April 11

  • Volunteer Tea

    Day Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    Time:  9 am – 10:30 am

    Where:  NHS Gymnasium

    Why:  The NHS Staff would like to show our appreciation to the many amazing parent volunteers!

    Come enjoy a yummy breakfast supplied by the ever grateful NHS Staff.

    Entertainment supplied by NHS Students

    A HUGE thank you to all our volunteers!


  • After School
    • Sign Language Club



Wednesday’s Challenge

  • Use technology instead of paper today or use scrap paper for writing and art.



Talent Show

  • Dress rehearsal at 12:45 p.m.
  • Talent Show Evening Performance: 6:45 p.m.
    • Come join us for 95 minutes of students sharing their talents!

Thursday, April 12

  • Running Club: 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
  • Inspire and Create Event @ 8:50 a.m.
    • School-Wide creative problem solving.
  • Lunch Recess
    • Dance Club
    • Choir Practice
  • After School
    • Junior High Badminton: NHS Nighthawks vs. St Theresa


Thursday’s Challenge

  • Make sure you reuse items and you recycle aroundthe school; throw non-recyclables in the bin


Friday, April 13

  • Lunch Recess
    • Jr. High Leadership Organized Intramurals (Grades 7-9)


Friday’s Challenge

  • Dim or turn off the lights- Can you try to use less electricity today?


Saturday’s (Earth Day) Challenge

  • Go outside and plant a tree!




New Horizons School and the NHS School Council are hosting a FAMILY GAME NIGHT.

This event is to help raise money for one of our students who will be undergoing a bone marrow transplant in the United States. In order to support the family,  we ask that families bring$10.00 and/or a donation which will be collected at the door on the night of the event.

As well, there will be a few items available in a Silent Auction.

We hope to see you at this family event to visit with others in our school community and to support one of our own

This is an RSVP event. Please refer to the email that was sent to all parents last week.



  • FANHS Meeting : April 24 @6:30 p.m.
  • School Council Meeting : April 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Meeting of the Board: April 25 @ 7:00 p.m.