Parent News Letter
September 10th - September 16th
Dates to Remember
Mon Sep 10, 2018
Rotation 2: Periods 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 7
6th-8th MAPP Testing
4 pm Volleyball (Vs. University Academy), Where: Bay Haven
Tue Sep 11, 2018
6th-8th MAPP Testing
3:15pm Student Council Callout Meeting
Wed Sep 12, 2018
6th-8th MAPP Testing
4 pm Volleyball (Vs. Surfside), Where: Surfside Middle School
Thu Sep 13, 2018
6th-8th MAPP Testing
6 pm Football Bay Haven v. North Bay Haven, Where: Bay Haven Charter Academy
Fri Sep 14, 2018
Elementary School Spirit Shirt Friday
Middle School Spirit Shirt Friday
1-3 pm Book Fair (Set-up)
5 pm PTSP Movie Night
As a Haven mom myself I often wondered why do screenings when my children see a pediatrician regularly? And here's the answer: On our screening day, we receive the benefit of having several nurses from the Department of Health and special equipment that most pediatric offices do not have. If your student does not pass a portion we simply send home a letter to inform you of that and it is then your choice whether or not to seek further evaluation.
We do NOT bill you nor your insurance. We do NOT require that you follow up. The charter schools are conducting our screenings in the same way we've done in the past. There have been no changes in the way health services are provided for our schools this year. If you are considering whether or not to allow your child to be screened I highly encourage it! Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions.
Amanda Johnson RN BSN
Charter School Nurse
Congratulations, Mr. Steve Beck! Golden Apple Award Winner
Help Needed ~ Please Sign-Up for Volunteer Hours
Book Fair Dates & Times (In the Media Center)
Fri., Sept. 14th: 5pm - 7:30pm (Open During Family Movie Night)
Mon., Sept. 17th: 7am - 3:30pm
Tues., Sept. 18th: 7am - 3:30pm
Wed., Sept. 19th: 7am - 3:30pm (Pastries with Parents 7-7:45am)
Thurs., Sept. 20th: 7am - 3:30pm
Fri., Sept. 21st: 7am - 12:30pm
The Online Book Fair is Open: Sept. 7th - Sept. 24th
Book Fair Volunteer Sign-Up
Join Us for a Night with Dr. Bill Daggett
Science Fair Workshop
It's Time for a Cyber Safety Tune-Up
Please come to join the Student Advisory Council (SAC) and see how your thoughts and ideas can help make Bay Haven better! SAC is a way to provide communication directly with parents, teachers, and faculty in an open forum.
The general SAC meeting will be held at 3:30 P.M. on September 25th in the Media Center.
We Need Substitutes - Contact Human Resources for Details
2019-20 school year lottery
is now open
Current students do not apply; they will complete a recommitment survey at a later date.
Students who will be new to Bay Haven must fill out an application prior to February 28th, 2019. Please visit bayhaven.org and click on the top left hand link to Bay Haven Charter Academy. Follow the instructions to apply for application. Again this is for new students only.
8th Grade students wishing to attend North Bay Haven next year for high school must apply. Please visit bayhaven.org and click on the top right hand link to North Bay Haven and follow instructions to apply for application.
Please let us know if you have any questions.
Bay Haven Charter Academy
Our goal is 100% family membership in Ptsp. Please see the link below to join for the 2018-2019 school year!
News from the Lunchroom
Here are a few notes from the café!
NEW LUNCH PRICES:
You are encouraged to complete a free/reduced lunch application NOW. Even if you’re unsure if you would qualify, it’s simple. Just go to www.myschoolapps.com and be sure to select Bay Haven as the district. September 21st, 2018 all prior year status will expire. Your student will go to a full paying status. Also, if your child has transferred, their status from their previous school does not transfer with them. They will be full paid status until your new application has been approved.
There is a convenient way for you to add money on your child’s lunch account. www.MySchoolBucks.com. This also allows you to keep track of what your child is spending, as well as get “Low Balance” notifications. You DO NOT have to add money this way to get the notifications! We will gladly accept cash or check.
Bay Haven INC. has a “No charging” policy that will be enforced. If your child does not have lunch money, they will be given an alternative lunch. This is listed in the student handbook.
We are excited to offer our students ala-cart items. These are additional whole grain snacks, drinks, and ice-cream that are approved thru the state that can be purchased at the snack area daily. Students can use cash or have money taken from their account. If you would like to put a “limit” or a “No Ala-Cart” note on your students account, please Email your child’s school cafeteria manager for assistance with that.
Jennifer Stovall (NBH Campus): firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy Surber (BHCA Campus): email@example.com
We are also excited to offer new products to our students this year and need your help! Please encourage your child to utilize our cafeterias! For elementary we have four options daily to choose from. The hot meal option or three Grab& Go options which include peanut butter and jelly sandwich, yogurt or ham & cheese sub sandwich. We also have something new for middle school this year. On line 1 we have the hot meal option. On line 2 we have pizza, burgers, corn dogs and nuggets w/fries or chips, salad and fruit. On Wednesdays we have a bake potato bar as well. Lunch menus are sent home monthly in the e-blast.
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me:
Tammy Surber Bay Haven Cafeteria Manager
2018-2019 School Calendar
Mon Sep 17, 2018
Rotation 3: Periods 5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7
4 pm Volleyball (Vs. Jinks), Where: Bay Haven Charter Academy,
6 pm Competition Twirl Team Practice
Tue Sep 18, 2018
4th Grade to Biophilia Center
3:15pm Wash DC/Williamsburg Teacher Chaperone Meeting
4 pm Bay Haven Football (vs. Surfside)
5 pm PTSP Meeting, Where: Teacher's Lounge in Cafeteria
6:30pm 2nd Grade Performance at PTSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018
4th grade field trip to E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
Thu Sep 20, 2018
4 pm Volleyball (Vs. NBH), Where: Bay Haven Charter Academy
Fri Sep 21, 2018
All day Elementary School Spirit Shirt Friday
All day Kindergarten Field Trip to Library
All day Middle School Spirit Shirt Friday