Bay Haven Parent Newsletter

February 2nd - February 8th

Supplies Needed


Please consider donating disinfectant spray, wipes, and paper towels to our school. Due to the rise in illness, our teachers are working hard to keep the classrooms sanitized. Unfortunately, beginning of the year supplies are running low or have run out. Please bring all donations to the front office and thank you in advance for your help!

Important Dates

Mon Feb 5, 2018

3:00pm-3:45pm 5th Grade After School Chorus Rehearsal

6:00pm-9:00pm Majorette Practice

Tue Feb 6, 2018

7:30am 1st Grade Student of the Month

4:00pm Boys Basketball vs Surfside (at Surfside)

4:00pm Girls Soccer vs Surfside (at Surfside)

6:00pm-9:00pm Majorette Practice

Wed Feb 7, 2018

7:30am 2nd Grade Student of the Month

Thu Feb 8, 2018

7:30am Kindergarten Student of the Month

4:00pm Boys Basketball vs Jinks (at Jinks)

4:00pm Girls Soccer vs Jinks (at Jinks)

4:00pm Board Meeting at NBH

6:00pm-9:00pm Majorette Practice

Fri Feb 9, 2018

3:00pm-6:00pm PTSP Pop Up Clothing Shop

6:00pm-9:00pm Middle School Dance (Casual Dress Code Rules Apply)

Link to School Calendar

For full details, please visit the link below to our school calendar.

Secure your spot for 2018-2019 School Year!

Any current Bay Haven family with a sibling that will be new to Bay Haven in the fall must apply now for the sibling.

Deadline to apply is February 28, 2018

Bay Haven lottery March 10, 2018

Science Fair Winners

American Meteorological Society

Aleena Khan

Bay County Islamic Society

Madeleine Wilson

Broadcom Award

Madeleine Wilson

Matthew Matson

Jonathan Walker

Joseph Mandapat

Rebecca Cassidy

Austin Taylor

Genius Olympiad

Jonathan Walker

Gulf Coast State College Awards

Joseph Mandapat

Rebecca Cassidy

Austin Taylor

Jonathan Walker

Matthew Matson

Madeleine Wilson

Olive Leaf

Shelton Walker

US Office of Naval Research

Joseph Mandapat

Animal Science 3rd Place

Collin Glass

Behavioral and Social Science 2nd Place

Reem Albibi

Hibah Tariq

Biomedical and Health Science

2nd Place- Lena Dykes and Janna Rhodes

3rd Place- Emma Johnson

Cellular/Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 1st Place

Madeleine Wilson


1st Place- Matthew Matson

2nd Place- Wesley Littleton

3rd Place- Kai Biedermann

Earth and Environmental Science

2nd Place- Aleena Khan

Honorable Mention- Caleb Goodwin


Honorable Mention- Nathan Holmes and Luke Elmore

Environmental Engineering 1st Place

Jonathan Walker

Intelligent Machines Robotics and Software 3rd Place

Morgan Swindler

Mathematics and Computational Science Honorable Mention

Claire DeLonjay

Physics and Astronomy

1st Place- Austin Taylor

1st Place- Joseph Mandapat

Plant Science 1st Place

Rebecca Cassidy

Students going to State Science Fair Competition

Austin Taylor

Rebecca Cassidy

Aleena Khan

Joespeh Mandapat

Madeleine Wilson

Matthew Matson

Jonathan Walker

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History Fair Winners

Individual Exhibit Projects

1st Place- Kentrell Blackmon

2nd Place- Kahlan Waldman

3rd Place- Daniel Kling

Honorable Mention-Hannah Brown

Group Exhibit Projects

1st Place- James Sanders and Nathan Sanders

2nd Place- Hailey Reagan and Noran Kassem

3rd Place- Jordan Ramirez and Isla-Joy Ramirez

Honorable Mention- Austin Purdie and Landon Sauls

Individual Website Projects

1st Place- Zach James

2nd Place- Jonathan Walker

3rd Place- Emma Johnson

Honorable Mention- Wesley Littleton

Group Website Projects

1st Place- Lena Dykes and Meghan Jefferson

2nd Place- Kai and trevor Biedermann

3rd Place- Clara France and Mia White

3rd Place- Ava Zdiker and Issac Zediker

Individual Documentary Projects

1st Place- Joseph Mandapat

2nd Place- Tyler Smith

3rd Place- Shelton Walker

Honorable Mention- Collin Glass

Group Documentary Project

1st Place- Jordan Ifert and Cassidy Brannon

2nd Place- Madeline Morrell and Lauren Davis

3rd Place- Rebecca Cassidy and Matt Cassidy

Honorable Mention- Cole Mitchell and Carter Mitchell

Research Paper Awards

1st Place- Madeleine Wilson

2nd Place- Chase Posey

3rd Place- Logan Delgado

Honorable Mention- Kaiya Cornelius

Volunteers Needed for Hot Chocolate

Third Grade is asking for volunteers to set up and sell hot cocoa on Friday afternoon through February, 1:00 to 3:00. This fundraiser contributes to our beautiful garden here at school. Use the SignUp link below. Thank you!

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North Bay Haven counselors will visit all 8th grade students at Bay Haven on Feb. 6th during the History classes. Registration forms will be distributed and explained. Your child should bring the form home for your review and signature.

Parents of 8th graders from both BHCA and NBHCA are invited to attend a New-to-High School Parent Information Night Feb. 6th @ 6:30 in the NBH cafeteria. Graduation requirements, block scheduling and course registration are just a few of the topics that will be discussed. Please bring your student and their registration form. This is not a mandatory meeting but strongly encouraged, please plan to attend.

We hope to see you there.

NBH Shadow Days

HS Shadow Days at NBH – 8th grade ONLY

Every Friday in January

Shadow Days- Friday, 2-2 and 2-9. To participate in a shadow day, call the NBH office (850-248-0201) and let the receptionist know your child wants to shadow another NBH HS student. You may either choose another student that your child knows or we will provide one for you. There is an AM session (8-11:30) and a PM session (11:15-3:00)- you may sign up for either one- not both. If you have any more questions (such as lunch, dress code, etc. the office can answer these questions for you).

Please contact North Bay Haven High School to sign-up

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101st Day of School

2018 Radon Video Contest Winners:


Bay Haven students placed 2nd and 3rd in a statewide radon video contest sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

1st A. Chatterjee, Video: Don't Become a Statistic, Fairview Middle School

2nd K. Crook, Video: Radon A Cancerous Gas, Bay Haven Charter Academy Middle School

3rd J. Barnette, Video: Radon What's the Big Deal, Bay Haven Charter Academy Middle School

Preschool Enrollment

Enrollment for NBH and BH preschool is now open to current preschool students and employees for the 2018-19 school year. Applications must be submitted, along with supply and registration fees by February 15, 2018 in order to ensure a spot for your child.

Registration will open to the public on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Further information can be found on the school website under preschool.

Parent Teacher Student Partnership (PTSP) Corner

Get ready for the sponsorship drive for the color run! Lots of friendly & healthy competition coming up!

Special that to all volunteers of the Fish Fry! It was an amazing night with amazing volunteers!

Pop Up Shop- Feb 9th from 3pm-6pm

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Gummy Bear Genetics

Genotype , Phenotype - Ratio and incomplete dominance of gummy bears in Life science class.

Specific Heat Lab

Volunteer Opportunity

Mrs. Weaver is looking for parents who are interested in learning how to work with Celestron telescopes to assist with Astronomy Club. If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity, please email Mrs. Weaver at

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Mobile Dental Clinic

We are pleased to announce that the PanCare Denal Clinic is coming to Bay Haven. The preventative dental treatment done on the bus will be at NO cost to parents/guardians. However, if your child has Medicaid or any other dental insurance it may be billed for dental services rendered on the bus. This is a convenient way for your child to receive dental care.

Applications will be distributed this week and should be returned to your student's homeroom teacher by Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

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Please come 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 between parents, teachers, and faculty in an open forum. The general SAC meeting will be held at 5:00 P.M. on February 27th in the Cafeteria Teacher's Lounge followed by the PTSP general meeting at 6:30 P.M. SAC will have board positions available in May for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information, please join us or contact the SAC President, Natalie McSwane at or the Vice President, Erin Pickard at We look forward to seeing you there!

If you are interested in filling a position, please contact the SAC President, Natalie McSwane at or the Vice President, Erin Pickard at

Teacher of the Week Nominations

Sponsored by Panhandle Educators Federal Credit Union and Starbucks, nominations are open to students, parents, co-workers and any other community members. Nominations should include a brief description of a teacher who exhibits exceptional actions with students.

Golden Apple Nomination

In 100 words or less, tell us why your teacher should be the Golden Apple Teacher of the Week. Any teacher, grades K-12, in the WJHG viewing area is eligible to receive this award.
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