NHS Announcements

Monday, October 23, 2017

You need to know:

  • Fall Festival 2017, brought to you by NHHS Girls Basketball, will be held November 4th from 4-8 pm.

  • The district wide anti-bullying day is set for Oct. 27. The theme for the day is "Be a hero, not a bully." Everyone needs to wear their favorite super hero shirt.

  • Red Ribbon Week is October 23-27. Mrs. Carr's lessons through November center on the theme: "Don't let drugs get in the way of your dreams." Kids are encouraged to decorate a pumpkin to look like what they want to be when they grow up to display in the library that week. There will be a winner from each grade level.

  • Book Fair November 8th- 17th.

  • New Hope High School is sponsoring Fall Festival Bingo on November 4th from

    6:00 p.m-until ???? in the Elementary School Cafeteria.

  • The NHMS Cheerleaders will be competing at the North Alabama Regional Cheerleading Competition held at Sparkman High this Saturday, October 28th. Time is TBD.

Rec Center Happenings

Basketball Registration in October

Only 2 days left to sign up!!

Wednesdays-25th from 4:00-7:00 pm

Saturdays-28th from 9:00-1:00 pm

Registration Fees: 5U/$45 6U & 7U/$80 8U-14U/$90

*all prices include a concession buy-out fee*

October dates to remember

10/13-10/25: Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser

10/23 & 24: Scan, 3rd grade

10/24: 6th grade to Sand Mountain Corn Maze & downtown Huntsville, 7:45am-2:30pm

10/24: Special Needs to Special Olympics, 8:30am-1:30pm

10/24: NHMS Basketball vs. DAR, 4:00pm

10/25: Special Needs to Gullion Farms, 8:00am-1:30pm

10/25: 3rd grade to Huntsville High School, 8:45am-11:00am

10/25: Pre-K to Tate Farms

10/25 & 26: Scan, 5th grade

10/26: NHMS Basketball vs. Whitesburg Christian, 4:00pm

10/27: 2nd grade to Lyon Farm

10/27: NHHS Football vs. Plainview, 7:00pm

10/28: Lions Club pancake breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m.

10/30: K to Tate Farms

10/30: NHMS Basketball @ Brindlee Mountain, 4:00pm

10/31 & 11/1: Scan, 7th grade

Teacher News

  • If you have any event that needs to go on the school wide calendar or on announcements, please e-mail it to me. As information becomes available, the front office will need ball schedules, club info and PTO events. My e-mail is sburgess@mcssk12.org

  • Coat Form information must be returned to the office before November 3. Any questions, please contact Melody Whitaker at 256-509-0499.

  • Employee Wellness Screening for New Hope Elementary and High School:

    Oct. 25th from 8-11; 12:30-3:00 in the middle school gym lobby.

    Laura Zastrow sent an email to all that registration was now available online.

  • Progress reports go out Nov. 7.

  • Attendance needs to be posted by 8:30 AM. Please post in iNow. If you can not code your absences, please ask for help.

  • Remember: lunch folders need to be in the lunchroom by 9:00 AM.

Tax Prep Help

“Did you know that you don’t have to pay for tax preparation? SaveFirst, sponsored by United Way of Madison County and UA-Huntsville offers FREE certified tax preparation and electronic filing services for working families and individuals. We provide these services for households earning up to $55,000 with children, or up to $20,000 without children.


Appointments begin mid January. To make an appointment call the SaveFirst appointment hotline at 1-844-44-TAX-AL.”

PTO Box Tops

Want to help our school earn money? Here’s an easy way! Clip---Clip the Box Tops from hundreds of participating products and send them to school. Each classroom has a collection tub. Each clipped Box Top earns our school 10 cents, and with your help. To learn more, visit www.boxtops4education.com.

MCBOE Info


Hot-Line Number


Madison County Schools has a HOT-LINE NUMBER. To report suspicious activity in or related to our schools, call 256-713-0257. You will remain anonymous.


Student Code of Conduct


Guidelines that govern the students of Madison County Schools can be found in the Student Code of Conduct. At the beginning of the school year, each student should have received a copy. The Student Code of Conduct should be signed by the parents in grades K – 4 and by both student and parent(s) in grades 5 – 12. A copy can be found at www.madison.k12.al.us/departments/pupilservices/Documents/CodeofConduct2010.pdf


The Madison County School System:

Does not discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to programs or activities on the basis of race, religious preference, disability, age, gender, national origin, citizenship, non-English speaking ability, or homeless status.