News from the Nest

New Hope Elementary School

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What's For Lunch?

Week of Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Monday: Chicken Nuggets, Veggie Pinwheel, PBJ, Turkey & Cheese Sub

Tuesday: Nachos (Beef, Cheese), Pillsbury Mozzarella Garlic Pull-A-Parts, PBJ

Wednesday: Meatball Sub (Beef), Mini Cheese Calzones, PBJ, Yogurt/ Muffin Munchable

Thursday: Mini Chicken Corndogs, Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Tomato Soup, PBJ

Friday: Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice, Veggie Chik’n Nugget Rice Bowl, PBJ, Ham & Cheese Sub

Week of Dec. 5-9

Monday: Hamburgers/ Cheeseburgers (Beef), Cheesy Bread, PBJ, Turkey & Cheese Sub

Tuesday: Nachos (Beef, Cheese), Black Bean Burger, PBJ

Wednesday: Chicken Nuggets, Buffalo Chicken Nuggets, PBJ, Yogurt/ Muffin Munchable

Thursday: Holiday Lunch: Roasted Turkey, Veggie Burger, PBJ

Friday: All-Beef Hotdog, Lasagna Roll-Up, Chicken Tender Wrap

Please add: Availability of food, early release days and special school situations may require changes in menus without notice

Lunch Visitor Info

We are so happy to have lunch visitors!! Please note that New Hope does have a no outside food policy which is designed to support the Forsyth County School's Wellness Policy. Parents and guests are always welcomed as customers of the school’s nutrition program to eat with their student in the cafeteria. We hope to see you soon!

A Word from Mrs. Webb

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Attendance Reminders

School Attendance

Regular school attendance is an important aspect of academic achievement and overall student success at New Hope. When students miss school, they miss out on participating in important classroom learning. We ask all our New Hope parents/guardians to review the Board of Education policy on school attendance that we must follow as a school community.

If your student is absent from school, please make sure you notify us using one of the following options:

Parent/guardian, doctor and dental notes should be submitted within five (5) school days of an absence. The note must include the student’s first and last name, the date(s) of absence(s), and the reason for the absence. The principal may require students to present appropriate medical or other documentation upon return to school for the purpose of validating that those absences are excused.

Family vacations or extended travel is not considered an excused absence from school. If a student misses more than ten (10) consecutive school days for travel, the student will be unenrolled. If your child is going to miss school because of a trip or other unexcused absence, the teacher is not required to have work available prior to the time of the absence. Your child may be allowed to make up the work upon their return to school. However, the teacher is not required to provide make-up work for an unexcused absence. Most work cannot be made up with a book or paper-and-pencil assignment, and absences of any type impact student learning and/or grades.

When a student has accumulated a total of 5 days of unexcused absences, we will send a notification letter to parents. For 8 days of accumulated unexcused absences, we will notify the school social worker.

Parents/guardians can monitor student attendance in the Parent Portal. If you are not able to log into your Parent Portal account, please come by the school during school hours with your photo ID and our office staff will assist you.

If you have any questions, please contact our Attendance Secretary Amanda Supple at

Important & Useful Links

Afternoon Transportation Changes - please complete the online form located here. It's also located on our website under the Quick Links section.

Mandated Reporter Video & Sign Off Sheet - The video may be found here. After viewing, complete the sign off sheet here.

No check outs after 1:45 PM.

Science Olympiad is Here!!

Collection for The Place

Please note

Our last week to collect items for our new toy drive will be the week after Thanksgiving Break. We are having fun with this project by creating some friendly competition between houses (each item= 1 pt.; house with most donations receives an extra 25 pts.) We hope to have lots of support as we show compassion to those in need.
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Way to Go, 2nd Grade!

For their recent Veterans Day project, second grade raised enough money to buy 14 trees for Trees for Troops! The trees will be donated by Bottoms Tree Farm and will be delivered to 14 very deserving military families stationed around the country. We are so proud of our second graders!

PTO News & Events

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PTO Holiday Shop

The PTO's Holiday Shope will be Dec. 5-9. Students will shop with their class for holiday gift items priced within a child’s budget–from pocket change to $12.00, with most gifts under $4. You’ll find something here for everyone on a child’s list: Mom, Dad, Brothers, Sisters, Grandparents, Teachers, Special Friends and Pets. More information will be coming home with your student the week of Nov. 28.

Lost & Found

Notes from Nurse G

It is that time of year when colds and allergies begin affecting students. Many times they wake up not feeling well, and it’s hard to decide if they should go to school. I have a section called, “Is your child too sick for school?” located on my page on the New Hope website. It will help you decide what to do. A link to the page is also located here.

If your child has a health condition (new or old) that may require additional support while he/she is at school, please make sure all necessary healthcare action plans have been completed and brought to school. The required forms can be found on the New Hope website on the school nurse page or by clicking here. Please complete the form and return to me as soon as possible so that I can continue a high quality of care that your child deserves.

If your student requires medication to be kept at school, a Request for Administration of Medication form (1 for each medication) must also be completed. If your child has a condition that is not covered by a specific form please use the Individual Health Care Plan form. In addition, please note most forms require both a physician’s signature and the parent/guardian’s.

Please be aware that students may not carry medication and/or paperwork to school themselves. This should be done by the parent/guardian.

As always, thank you for your support!

Your partner in health,

Nurse G

Gillian Sampson, RN

School Nurse

New Hope Elementary School

678-965-5101 x562106

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Sign Up For Publix Partners & Win Prizes

Please remember to sign up for the Publix Partners program. New Hope is now a registered Publix Partner school. This means New Hope earns money back on all qualifying purchases. The program is digital so there is no physical card required. You simply enter your phone number at checkout.

Thank you for signing up for a Club Publix account TODAY!!

Around Our Community

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Partner in Education Program

We are so thankful for the local businesses who have joined our Partner in Education program. Their support makes such a difference and allows us to fund items in our media center and stem lab, host school events and provide items like playground balls, jump ropes, and more! If you own a business or know of a business who would like to support our school, please find the forms to join on our website here.
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