The Weekly What: Friday, August the 16th, 2019

August 23rd, 2019

The Weekly What:
Friday, August the 16th, 2019

Logistics Updates

New Harmony Families,

Thank you so much for your patience as we smooth out transportation and student course schedules. We have been working diligently to ensure your students safe and timely arrival to school and will continue to do so until all families are satisfied. We are also working as quickly as we can to get previous credits into Powerschool and schedule your child accordingly. Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns by responding to this email.

What We’re Reading

This week the 9th grade began reading “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas in Jeff’s Humanities class. The book is a timely story that asks our students to consider the significance of justice, racism, and identity in a community. In turn, students will complete their own self-reflective projects titled “Know Thyself”, where they will consider how their identity is significant to the community. Stay tuned! 

Community Contributors

Some of our sophomore students volunteered at a backpack drive as well as the St. Roch Back to School Jam this week after school. They filled backpacks with school supplies and spent their time doing crafts with younger kids at the Back to School Jam.
Should out to those who spend their free time serving others!

Upcoming Events for Students, Families, & Community Members

Two New Harmony sophomores will be speaking about Storm Water Management at Global Green next week, check ’em out!



What is something you do well?

I am artistically creative.

What is something you have learned in the past week?

I learned that pesticides can cause blood cancer.

What is a misconception people have about you?

People say that I have mean facial expressions.

What is the biggest dream you have for yourself that you do not often say aloud?

To become a pop or R&B singer.

Who has had a positive influence on your life so far and why?

My mom because she is the bravest person I’ve met. She goes through a lot, but she still manages to deal with it and come out on top without ever giving up.

What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you? 

I would show more of the outside-me by being more of an extrovert.

What do you like about New Harmony?

That we get to have interviews and that we are set up for jobs, so that we have a better understanding of how to do one when the time comes.

Happy Weekend!
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