News From Nighthawk Nation
Elevating Excellence in Academics, Character & Community
Week of February 22, 2021
Such amazing things have been happening at the K-3 campus this week. Our students have been working incredibly hard this month on earning crests. As of Friday morning, students have earned 23,130 crests in the month of February. What an awesome testament to the wonderful students that are at New Vision Charter School. Awesome students are raised by incredible parents and fantastic teachers and we are so happy that you are part of the New Vision Family.
Thanks to our Wellness Committee, a tower garden has been purchased and 1st grade has planted their 1st seeds. We can't wait to see them grow and watch the children experience new things. Talk about engagement in learning.
Have you placed your book fair order yet? Purchasing from our book fair is a win win. Your child gets books to add to their library and our library earns books. What a great way to celebrate a culture of literacy.
With extreme gratitude and much love,
Mary Baker - K-3 Principal
Happy Friday Nighthawks,
How is it already the end of February?! Time has flown by since we have been able have all students back to 100% full time in person learning. This week was a fun one. We celebrated our class that had the highest growth rates on iReady from our Mid Year Diagnostic with a pizza party (great job to Mr. G's class), celebrated the end of a successful girls volleyball season, and students got to participate in some great activities (egg drops in STEM were a highlight). We know this is a different year, but we are trying to celebrate students as much as possible and make their school days memorable!
Data Driven Instruction
Our students are in the midst of an iReady progress monitor assessment, some took this last week, that will tell us how they are progessing this school year. This local data is important for us to ensure students are getting the differentiation they need during the school day. Other data sources for us include Lexia, Prodigy, grades, and attendance.
Parent Teacher Conferences:
Parent teacher conferences are right around the corner. Spring conferences will be held virtually (via Google Meets) on March 10th and 11th. A conference sign up email will be sent to all parents Monday, February 22 at 10 am. Middle School Parents, please sign up for slots with your student's teachers and not just their homeroom teachers.
I want to end with thanking you all for choosing New Vision. We appreciate you entrusting us with your childs education. If there is anything you need, or have questions about, please do not hesitate to reach out.
Have a great weekend,
4-8 Campus Principal
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Valentine's Day Jewelry Fundraiser Update
Thank you all for your generosity, your involvement in this fundraiser has made a profound impact on the lives of many!
TSD Student COVID Testing Site Open to NVCS Students
Thompson School District COVID-19 Testing for Staff and Students
How do I get tested for COVID-19?
In partnership with the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE), TSD staff and students ages five (5) and older will be able to access free COVID-19 testing through the district. Staff and students will register through LCDHE’s COVID-19 testing portal. Registration will open at least two days prior to the testing event. TSD staff and students will use a link provided and a pin specific to the TSD testing events.
Testing Link: https://larimerhealth.secure.force.com/RegisterForTest/
TSD Pre-Registration ID #: TSDRAPIDTEST20
What should I expect when I arrive at the TSD testing center?
Expect to be greeted and asked for your TSD badge/ photo ID. If you do not have a TSD badge, staff will verify your eligibility in our student/staff record system.
You must wear your mask/face covering.
You must sign a liability waiver. If the individual is under 18 years of age, their parent/guardian must be present to sign the waiver.
You will be given a label that aids with reporting results.
Note: Parents/Guardians must be able to safely control their minor child or we may be unable to perform the test due to safety concerns.
COVID-19 Testing Information:
Symptomatic (sick)--RAPID TEST*
Details: The Health Services Team will only administer tests to people who have at least one COVID-19 symptom and are at least 5 years old
Location: Ray Patterson Stadium at Thompson Valley High School (1669 Eagle Drive; Access testing site from Eagle Drive)
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (excluding holidays; Student testing beginning January 20, 2021)
Time: 6:30-8:30 a.m.
Results: Same day email
Details: This testing can be completed on people with or without COVID-19 symptoms and are at least 5 years old
Location: Thompson School District Administration building (800 S. Taft Avenue; Access the testing center from Carlisle and Taft (near Ziggi’s Coffee).
Days: Wednesday (excluding holidays; Student testing beginning January 20, 2021)
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Results: Typically available within 2-5 days and will be sent by email. There are sometimes delays at the lab and some results could take longer. If you do not receive your results from LCDHE within this timeframe, please call 970-498-5500 (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) or text LCDHE anytime at 970-999-1770.
* Both tests are completed using a nasal swab procedure
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Florida Virtual Update
Website Link: Florida Virtual @NVCS Website
Parent Teacher Conferences: Please mark your calendars for conferences on March 10th and March 11th. Conferences will be held virtually through Google Meet. The Front office will send out an email with the links to sign up on Monday, February 22nd. The sign up links will also be posted on the FLVS Website Monday afternoon. Please sign up for a conference by March 5th. If you do not have a Gmail account, please use your student’s account.
End of Quarter 3: Quarter 3 ends on Thursday, March 11. Students need to be caught up with assignments by 5pm.
NVCS Online Book Fair : FLVS Students can participate in the Online Book Fair from February 14th until February 27th. For more details, please visit our website.
NVCS Extra-Curricular Activities: FLVS students are more than welcome to join extra-curricular activities that New Vision offers such as the Talent Show, Amateur Chef's Club and Middle School Sports. Please visit our website for more information.
K-3 DIBELS : 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!
Thank you all so much for your continued support and partnership!
COVID - 19 Information
Help your student develop their social and emotional skills with fun activities you can do together at home.
New Vision is Hiring!
K-3 Classroom Teacher
4th Grade Classroom Teacher
K-3 Spanish Teacher
K-8 Substitute Teachers
Check out our website to learn more about each position and apply.
Spirit Week March 1st-5th
Monday- Decade Day
Tuesday-NV Spirit wear or sports day
Wednesday- Wacky Tacky and CrAzY sock day
Thursday-Favorite Book Character
Friday- Hat or CrAzY hair day
Important Dates to Remember
March 1 - 5: Spirit Week
March 1 - 15: Spirit Wear Sale
March 10 and March 11: Parent Teacher Conferences
March 12 - March 19: Spring Break