News From Nighthawk Nation

Elevating Excellence in Academics, Character & Community

Week of September 21, 2020

Leadership Corner

Nighthawk Nation,

We are in full preparation mode to gear up for the return of our students! In an effort to ensure that our teachers are well prepared in the safety protocol and procedures for the return of students we have set aside times to get them adequately trained in the next few weeks. Please be aware that next week (9/21-9/25) teachers are participating in professional development throughout the day. Due to the need for updated training regarding safety and procedures, K-5 teachers will be in trainings Wednesday-Friday throughout the day. As a result small groups during these days will not be offered and teachers might not be able to support students on demand as they have the past few weeks. If your student needs support please feel free to reach out to your teacher and they will get back to you when they are available.

6-8 grade students will have a regular schedule up to their return on 10/5.

There is a lot that has gone into planning for the safe return of students, please keep an eye on your emails for communications regarding specific information from your building principals. If you have not already done so, please make sure you have updated your email address in Infinite Campus so you are receiving these important communications.

We are excited to have students back in our buildings!

Return to School Schedule


September 28 - October 2nd

*Grade Levels: K-5

Mode: Hybrid - A/B Schedule

Days: A Group (students with last name A-L) - Monday, 9/28 and Wednesday, 9/30

B Group (Students with last name M-Z) Tuesday, 9/29 and Thursday, 10/1

No in-person learning on Friday, 10/2

*Grade Levels: 6-8

Mode: Continue With Remote Instruction

Days: Monday-Thursday and Finish Up Friday

October 5 and moving forward

*Grade Levels: K-5

Mode: Full return to in-person instruction

Days: Monday-Friday

*Grade Levels: 6-8

Mode: Hybrid - A/B Schedule Alternating Fridays.

Student Cohort Update: Due to a lack in alphabetical diversity in some grade levels we will be restructuring cohorts in grades 6-8 not based on alphabetization. Parents, you will get an email next week (9/23) informing you what cohort your student will be a part of.

Grades 6-8 will be attending class on a hybrid schedule until health/safety requirements for older students are modified by the Larimer County Health Department and the CDC.

NVCS Return to In-Person Learning Guide

This guide will give you pertinent information about returning to school for in-person learning.

NVCS Parent Expectations for Reporting COVID Exposure

Guidelines for reporting COVID Exposure

School Lunch Information

All students will be given free lunch until December 2020. Parents are highly encouraged to complete a free and reduced lunch application to continue free or reduced lunch in January 2021.

Thompson School District Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Daily Announcement Links

Mr. Hollingshead and his daily announcement students are hard at work to make sure you get the important information you need to be successful every day! Please use the links below to get the daily announcements while we are in remote learning! There are fun facts, activities, and opportunities to stay connected in the daily announcments. Book them in your bookmark bar today!

K-3 Playlist:

4-8 Playlist:

Student Medication Drop Off

Any parent that has a child that will need medications when we return in person learning will need to coordinate with their building health aide. Please follow the TSD Guidelines for safe med drop off:

  • Send communication to school health aide prior to school starting on when meds will be dropped off

  • Bring meds in the original container to the school you

  • Families will need to complete the Permission for Medication Form filled out by the doctor prescribing. This has to be done for both prescription and over the counter medications.

If you would like to drop medications off prior to the start of school please contact your building's health aide:

K-3 Denise Schultz

4-8 Whitney Champ

NVCS Library Books

We have been so busy collecting, sanitizing and reshelving our books from last year. We are so excited to start the check out process again, but first we need to have all of our books returned and inventoried.

If you have books that belong to NVCS, please bring them to either campus. If it is outside of office hours, just drop it in our mailbox. You will know it is an NVCS book if it has a barcode with our name on it. Most books also have our school stamp on the inside cover.

If you are having trouble locating your books, or they have been destroyed, please let us know. Your honest communication with us will help us to understand what we can expect to come back, and what is gone for good.

As always, thank you for your continued support of our Libraries and the love of reading.


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New Visions Got Talent!

Do you have a talent that you would love to share with the world? Are you creative, funny, chefy, or athletic and you want the chance to earn the title of Champion for your abilities? Check out the attached flyer to get involved with our first ever virtual talent show! Please contact Mrs. Glasscock ( for more information!
4-8 Grade New Visions Got Talent!

Click here to access the PDF with instructions on how to get involved in this awesome opportunity!

K-8 New Vision Amateur Chefs Club

Calling All Student Chefs!

Are you looking for a way to feel more connected to Nighthawk Nation? Do you enjoy cooking and/or eating delicious food? Then this could be the group for you!

Introducing - The New Vision Amateur Chefs Club! Born out of one teacher's desire to stay connected with her students during quarantine, we are now an official student organization and are thrilled to invite students K-8 to join in on the culinary fun! We are a virtual club, so it is easy to join and participate from the comfort of your own kitchen. For more information and to sign up, please visit our website linked in the button below.

K-8 New Vision Amateur Chefs Club

Click here for more information on the club and to sign up and start your culinary adventure!

New Vision Charter School Board Meeting

Monday, Sep. 28th, 6pm

299 Peridot Avenue

Loveland, CO

Upcoming Events

September 17 - X-Country @ Mehaffey Park vs. SMS - Mehaffey Park - Boys 4:30; Girls 5:15

September 21 - Virtual PTO Meeting - 6:00 pm. - Google Meeting Link

September 24 - X-Country @ Mehaffey Park - 4:00 p.m. - Mehaffey Park - Boys 4:30; Girls 5:15

September 28 - Cut off for shifts in learning models (remote/virtual)

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About Us

K-3 Campus: 2366 E 1st Street

4-8 Campus: 299 Peridot Avenue

Outside Resources for Families

These resources are not endorsed by New Vision Charter School, just an opportunity to share resources from the community.
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