The Weekly What: Friday, March the 22nd, 2019

March 25th, 2019



Quarter Three Exhibitions

During Quarter 3, students have been integrating their passions and research into answering the following question:

 What social and /or environmental issue affects my community?

All week long, students presented their research during exhibitions.
We are so proud of the dedication they put into their projects this quarter. Their work has significantly improved from Quarter One, their conclusions were insightful, and their confidence to present was remarkable!
During Quarter Four they will continue to work on the same topic moving forward with the question
“What can I do about the issue that affects my community?”

Topics students researched

  • Colorism                                          
  • Homelessness
  • Sexism
  • Absentee Black Fathers
  • Bullying
  • Plastic Pollution and Overuse
  • Wage Disparity and Inequality

  • Gun violence
  • Mental Illness
  • Health Care
  • Produce / Food Waste
  • Pesticides
  • Light Pollution 
  • School Segregation 
  • Violence in the Media

Now Enrolling!

In Fall 2019, we will welcome our second freshman class to New Harmony High School!
If you are a rising freshman who is interested in visiting our campus to see how we:

  • learn through off-campus exploration
  • reinforce learning through peer-support
  • engage with career professionals through fellowships
…then, we may be a fit for you!
Contact us to set up a tour and/or Shadow Day.

Artwork by our student AJ.

Contact Us

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

Staff, students, and families of New Harmony are involved in various organizations around the city. Continue reading below to see what some of the offered events are.

Swamp Camp
for future
New Harmony Students!

This is a unique hands-on opportunity for kids aged 9-12 
Camp activities include
swamp tours, lessons on fish anatomy, presentations by wetlands experts, levee tours, a Cajun food fest, crabbing, water safety, USDA Sugarcane Research Station Tour, alligator farm tour and MORE!

The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center will hold its annual Swamp Camp from
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3-7, June 10-14 and June 17-21.

More Info



What is something you do well?

Doing my hair.

What is something you have learned in the past week?

I learned about colorism and that it mainly affects dark-skinned women.
Light-skinned women get bullied too, but it is mostly based off of dark-skinned women trying to make them feel the same way.

What is a misconception people have about you?

They think I’m “messy.”

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

I want to be a model on social media.

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

My sister-in-law because she is the reason I want to be a model. She taught me that beauty is more than skin-deep.

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

I would come to school in my pajamas.

What do you like about New Harmony?

It’s different from every other school. It helps us with our future, and it’s an inspirational place. You experience new things and break out of your comfort-zone.

Happy weekend!


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