Orientation Announcement

New Haven Academy

804 State Street ∙ New Haven, CT 06511 ∙ (203) 946-8995 •
email: Gregory.Baldwin@new-haven.k12.ct.us
http://www.newhavenacademy.org

July 28, 2014

Dear Parents / Guardians of New Haven Academy students,

Here’s some important information about ORIENTATIONS and to get you ready for the 1st day of the 2014-15 school year:

New 9th Grade Welcome Day and Required Student Orientation Schedule
NHA 1-day Summer transition program for new 9th grade students:
For ALL incoming, new 9th graders (team-building and an introduction to how we work at NHA)
What day?:Thursday, August 7th Who?: All new 9th grade students What Time?:9AM UNTIL 1:45 PM

Mandatory New Student Orientation Sessions – Monday, 8/25:
All parents/guardians and students are required to attend 1 orientation session before the start of school. NHA will hold the following session in the Auditorium @ NHA:
What Day(s)?: Monday, August 25th Who?:New Students What Time?:9 AM or 6 PM

Mandatory Returning Student Orientation Sessions – Tuesday, 8/26:
All parents/guardians and students are required to attend 1 orientation session before the start of school. NHA will hold the following session in the Auditorium @ NHA:
What Day(s)?:Tuesday, August 26th Who?:Returning Students What Time?:9 AM or 6 PM

Note: Students cannot start attending classes unless they and a parent/guardian have attended orientation. Families that cannot make the day/times above must plan to come to a make-up orientation on Wednesday, 8/27 @ 9 or Thursday, 8/28 (1st day of school) @ 8:30.

REMINDERS – 2013-14 Report Cards & Narrative Reports: If your child was not in school on 6/25, you should have received the report card in the mail; you can check jupitergrades.com for final grades as well.
2014-15 Schedules: Student schedules will be available at the mandatory orientation sessions. Book Return Problems: Students who have not returned or paid for a school book in 2013-14 will not receive a 2014-15 schedule until they return or pay for missing books.

Required School Supplies: We expect students to come prepared every day with a daily planner, with a calendar and space to write down assignments; pens and pencils; a three-ring binder with subject dividers & folders or a five-subject notebook; Pocket Folders (for handouts, assignment sheets, etc); *Strongly Suggested: A TI-83 or TI-84 Graphing Calculator for use at home (all math teachers have class sets in school).

Summer Reading List: Follow this link for the summer reading list: https://sites.google.com/site/nhalibrary/

School Opening Information:
1st day: Thursday, August 28th, 2013, full day of school – 8 AM-2:30 PM
1st PTO Meeting: Tuesday, September 9th – Pot Luck Dinner & New Parent/Child Meeting, 6-8PM
1st Quarter Mid-quarter Parent Conferences, Wednesday, September 24th – 5:30-8PM
NHA PICTURE DAY – Monday, September 29th
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Best,

Greg Baldwin, Principal and Meredith Gavrin, Program Director