New Britton Elementary
October 14th, 2022
No School October 17-21, 2022 for Fall Break
Like the "New Britton Elementary Parents and Teachers" Facebook page for regular informational updates, or go to the PTO page at https://nbe.hseschools.org/about/get-involved.
You can also reach out to the PTO at NewBrittonPTO@gmail.com.
Upcoming PTO Dates
Mark Your Calendars!
October 17-21 - Fall Break - no school
October 24th-November 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences
October 27 - Dine/Play to Donate at Urban Air - 4-8pm
Good Samaritan Network
Thanksgiving and Christmas DETAILS
We recommend that you apply ONLINE by the early part of November for Holiday Assistance.
GSN's signature holiday assistance program significantly impacts thousands of families every year. GSN clients are always able to receive food baskets for both Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. Additionally, clients receive new or gently used toys and clothing for the Christmas season - as part of our Christmas Distribution.
In order to be considered for any GSN Holiday event - a yearly application is required. We prefer you complete the Holiday Assistance Application ONLINE. Contact the office if you need a paper copy, or visit any Hamilton County agency.
Everyone will receive some form of assistance from only ONE Hamilton County agency or source. No one will receive assistance without submitting an application (digitally/online or hard copy/mail).
Families will either be assigned to a 1) private sponsor (provided thru GSN) or 2) households will be assigned to GSN. Not both!
Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Please see the Second Step Weekly Home Link attached at the bottom of the newsletter for specific information discussed in each grade level Week 9.
Snack Attack - Fishers Youth Assistance Program
NBE is pleased to announce the return of the Snack Attack program for those students in need. This program, supported by the Fishers Youth Assistance Program, is designed to provide students a little extra nourishment for the weekend until they can receive a hot meal at school on Monday.
Here's how the program works. Your student will pick up a small sack of food to be taken home over the weekend. The sack is filled with individually wrapped snacks such as granola bars, fruit cups, pop tarts, peanut butter/crackers, Goldfish crackers, etc. The type of snacks will vary each week. Please let us know if your child has a peanut allergy as he/she will receive a special bag of peanut-free snacks.
There is no cost to you or the school. This program is open to students that qualify for the reduced lunch program or have an increased need currently.
To be part of this free program, you must sign up your family online. https://forms.gle/xrKNaxRaLypSqKvV8
If you have any questions, please contact Sherri Leiner, NBE School Counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mudsock Youth Athletics Updates
We are currently hiring a full-time League Service Manager. We are looking for a passionate person in our community who has a knowledge of our programs and an interest in volunteer management. You can find our job listing here. If you'd like to make an impact in the community and join a fun and engaging team, please apply or reach out to email@example.com directly.
Winter Program Registration:
Registration for our recreational basketball programs for both boys and girls remains open for certain divisions at myathletics.com. The leagues welcome athletes in kindergarten through 8th grade. The girls season runs from November through early March. Boys (K) play January through March, (1st - 6th) November through March, and (7th/8th) January through March. Find the girls basketball information packet here. Find the boys basketball information packet here. Some divisions will form waitlists soon so thank you for registering now to play.
Travel Football Tryouts:
Tryouts for the 2023 Knights season for CURRENT 4th and 5th graders will take place on October 24th - 26th at Mudsock Field. All sessions will run from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Athletes must register to attend tryouts at myathletics.com. Learn everything you need to know here.
New Britton Elementary School
Mrs. Katy Lee, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Sherri Leiner, School Counselor