Quarter three Exhibitions are coming up in just a few weeks. Parents, your child will receive their presentation time by March the 11th. Their advisors will let you know their presentation slot time so that you can plan to attend. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Off Campus School Days
Jazz Fest is right around the corner! Since New Harmony is located in such close proximity to the Fair Grounds, we will be holding all classes at the University of New Orleans Campus on Thursday 4/23, Friday 4/24 and Thursday 4/30, Friday 5/1. Parents, please stay tuned for details regarding transportation, lunch, and more.
Freshman, Emery, is a Finalist in the Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge. Support his Big Pitch!
The Big Pitch is the culmination of that 8-week series. At the event, the semi-finalist teams will give their pitch in front of a panel of local entrepreneurs (and a crowd of family, friends, and guests). Teams will be scored on their creativity, their pitch, and their passion for their ideas.
At the end of the night, 3 teams will win scholarship money, and the top team will be invited to represent New Orleans at the State Finals in Lafayette on March 19!
We intern for a company called Water Block. The company is focused on architecture and flooding in the Greater New Orleans area. Their goal is to not only make citizens aware of the issues our city faces but to build buildings that are safe and Eco-friendly in these neighborhoods. They also ask the community members in these neighborhoods what they do in their everyday life that is Eco-friendly.
Do you enjoy doing your job?
Yes it’s very interactive and it is teaching me skills I may need to know when I create a business.
What is the easiest part of your job?
Everything I do fun which makes it easy!
What is the hardest part of your job?
The hardest part of my job is doing research.
Would you like to do this in the future?
Yes! I will try to intern with Water Block for the summer.
Would you recommend this to anyone?
Yes I would!
Jeff’s freshman humanities class is participating in Pizza Poetry 2020. The Pizza Poetry Project celebrates National Poetry Month and the power of youth voice by publishing poems written by New Orleanians, ages 6-18.
Working together with some of the best pizza joints in town, 826 New Orleans publishes poems of all kinds on pizza boxes for delivery and pick up on Pizza Poetry Day—April 24th.
Youth Yoga Nola
Youth Yoga Nola has recently launched new classes
Weekly classes offered:
Mondays, MLK library in the lower 9th, 5-6pm
Tuesdays, Nora Narva library, 4:15-5:15
Wednesdays, Harmony Oaks community center, 5-6pm
CRCL needs volunteers to help them bag and prepare their recycled oyster shell in Buras, LA. By bagging shell, you will play an important role in the creation of oyster reefs — which in turn will grow new oysters, create fish habitat, and act as wave breaks to slow coastal erosion.
NOLA Public Schools (formerly the Orleans Parish School Board) will be hosting our third annual Transitions Fair on April 21, 2020 from 3-6 PM at Delgado Community College.
About the Transitions Fair: The Transitions Fair is an opportunity for families of and individuals with disabilities to connect with more than 40 local organizations and programs that provide support to individuals with disabilities and their families. The fair is open to all individuals but will focus on students with IEPs or those receiving 504 accommodations. The event will provide students and families an opportunity to learn about programs and organizations available to provide support across their lifespan with the intent to transition into and support life as an independent citizen.
Zein, Class of 2023
What is something you do well?
I like to finish my work on time.
What is something you have learned in the past week?
How to shoot a bow and arrow during our L2L this week at NORD.
What is a misconception people have about you?
Not being helpful.
What is the biggest dream you have for yourself that you do not often say aloud?
I say my dreams aloud which is to be rich and famous.
Who has had a positive influence on your life so far and why?
My mom had a positive influence on my life so far because she helped me when I needed help.
What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
What do you like about New Harmony?
I really like the teachers and how we have leaving to learn trips.