News From Nighthawk Nation
Elevating Excellence in Academics, Character & Community
Week of April 26, 2021
NVCS Board Elections-Election Closes 4/23 at Midnight!
The NVCS Board of Directors is excited to announce that there are 4 exceptional candidates to join the Board for the 2021-2022 school year. Each board member will serve 3 years and support the policies of New Vision Charter School.
You can read more about these candidates at this link.
Email ballots for the Board of Directors election will be sent out Saturday morning 4/17. The election will close at midnight on 4/23. Each parent will receive one (1) email and one (1) vote. If your family only has one email address on file with NVCS, both ballots will go to that email address. The email will have a unique link that will allow you to vote once. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM folder. If it is not in your SPAM folder, please confirm which email address you have on file with NVCS and make sure to check that email inbox.
Teacher Appreciation Week
National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7. Please send your grade level principal an email with your kudos for our teachers so that we can decorate teacher doors with parent and student appreciations for this special week. You can always get creative with how you want to show your appreciation for our amazing teachers during this week as well, the possibilities are endless!
PTO Donation Request for Teacher Appreciation Week
Please help us spoil our teachers by donating to PTO for teacher appreciation week
Just a reminder as the weather gets warmer and we have more workers, to take extra caution in driveline. Please remain off your phones and take an extra look before leaving the parking lot. We want to keep all our students and staff safe.
We are so excited to announce that we have a published writer on the K-3 campus. Mrs. Williamson, 1st Grade Teacher, has written a beautiful book titled the Mother of Monterey Canyon. You can learn more about this amazing book here. What an awesome way to put writing in action for our students. We are so proud of you Ms. Williamson!
Thank you for sharing your wonderful children with us. It is our honor to partner with you in their education.
Four grades done with CMAS, one to go! I cannot tell you how amazing it is to have a building full of supportive, enthusiastic teachers and students who are cheering each other on to do their best on the test! Next week (4/26) our fabulous 6th graders will test in the area of math. If you see a 6th grader this weekend, wish them the best on the test!
Earlier this year NVCS applied to be a part of the Mizel Museum Eyewitness to History Virtual Program. We were chosen as one of a few schools to participate in this program and this week we hosted the program "Countering Hate with Respect" with Mr. Jack Adler. To learn more about this amazing opportunity please click on the link below:
Have a great weekend,
Spring Has Sprung: Dress Code
We Want Your Referral
Thompson School District Art Show
Florida Virtual Update
Website Link: Florida Virtual @NVCS Website
Website Link: Florida Virtual @NVCS Website
CMAS THANK YOU! Thank you all so much for allowing your students to participate in CMAS testing this spring. It was such a pleasure to see students in person at the 4-8 building. All of the students worked incredibly hard on their tests and they had some fun too! We are all so proud of them. Thank you again for your support.
NO SCHOOL - Friday, April 23rd Advisors will not be available on this day. No new work will be assigned
K-3 DIBELS Progress Monitoring : If your student is signed up for progress monitoring, please help your child connect with their advisor at the correct time.
Advisor Appointments- Please help your student attend scheduled appointments with their advisors. We love to check-in with students and help them succeed!
I-Ready Testing: Please mark your calendars for i-Ready Testing in the month of May. Your student's advisor will give you a more detailed schedule.
End of Quarter 4: All work for Quarter 4 will be due by Wed, May 19th by 5pm
Thank you all so much and have a wonderful weekend!
COVID - 19 Information
RAISE Families for Health
The Center for Family Outreach brings you a free parenting group focused on creating healthy behaviors for yourself and your family. $25 gift cards will be rewarded for completion of the 5 week program. Follow the link for more information and registration: https://www.tcffo.org/raise-program.html
Screenagers Next Chapter - Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience
A FREE on-demand moving screening presented by TSD
Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level with Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience—a film that examines the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.
For more information and to register: https://watch.screenagersevent.com/screenings/thompson-school-district
Help your student develop their social and emotional skills with fun activities you can do together at home.
New Vision is Hiring!
K-8 Substitute Teachers
7th Grade Science Teacher
Teaching Aide - Learning Center 4-8th
Check out our website to learn more about each position and apply.
NVCS Board of Directors
Important Dates to Remember
May 3 - May 15: Dibels Testing (K-3)
May 7: 1st and 3rd Grade Field Day (More information to come)
May 14th: Kinder and 2nd Grade Field Day (More information to come)
May 18: Last Day of School for Kindergarten
May 19: Kindergarten Graduation
May 20: 8th Grade Continuation
May 21: Last Day of School for 1st - 7th Grade - Dismissal at 11:30