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Novemeber 14, 2014

posted Nov 18, 2014, 11:49 AM by jmarcotte@sau4.org

Winter Activity packets were sent home this week to those who expressed an interest in having their child participate in the skiing, snowboarding, or skating programs.  Paperwork, along with payment, must be returned to us no later than Tuesday, November 25.

FUN RUN - $468.70

As we’ve recently mentioned, Kenny, a Bristol Elementary student, has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.  In support of Kenny and his family, the TTCC, Bristol United Church of Christ, Alexandria United Methodist Church, and Kids for Kenny are sponsoring a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Saturday, November 15, at the Bristol United Church of Christ, located at 15 Church Street. Ticket prices are: $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  Tickets are available at the TTCC and at the door.

We are collecting addresses for all active service members.  If you have friends or family members who are presently serving in the armed forces or stationed at a military base, please send their names and addresses to us.  We will be organizing and sending out holiday cards and could use your assistance.  Please call the office (744-3221) with this information.

We are continuing to collect BoxTops for Education.  If you have any BoxTops (often found on packages of food items), please send them in with your children.  The money received from BoxTops for Education helps to fund student activities, assemblies, and field trips.  These BoxTops are collected throughout the year.

Hannaford Helps Schools is a program that provides NHCS an opportunity to raise funds for our student activity account.  The program began on August 30 and will run through December 6.  When certain items (listed on the flyers that were recently sent home) are purchased from Bristol Shop & Save, you will receive “school dollars” that may be deposited in the box marked “New Hampton Community School” which you’ll find toward the front of the store.  If you shop at any of the other Hannaford stores in the area and receive “school dollars”, please send them in with your child and we will bring them over to the Bristol store in order for our school to receive credit.

Throughout the school year, we will be “Capturing CARES” and recognizing students who have been caught modeling our mission statement, “NHCS CARES” (Character, Achievement, Responsibility, Excellence, Spirit).  During Wednesday’s lunch time, the following students were recognized:

Zoë Davol - Character & Responsibility

Gabby Frasca - Character

Mrs. Kilmer’s Class - Character & Responsibility

Calendar of Events

November 21 Gr. 3D & Gr. 4 Readers’ Theater performances, 1:30 p.m.

November 26 Student-Led Conferences (no classes for students)

November 27-28 Thanksgiving Recess

December 3 PTO Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

December 5 Term 1 Progress Reports sent home

December 7 Gr. 4 & 5 “Sing for Santa” at Manchester Monarchs game

December 24-31 Holiday Recess

January 7 Morning rehearsal for NHCS Winter Concert, Newfound Regional High School

January 7 NHCS Winter Concert, NRHS, 6:30 p.m. (snow date, 1/16/15)

January 8 First day of Winter Activity Program

January 14 Early Release Day (students dismissed at noon, following lunch)

January 19 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 20 Gr. 3-4-5 to Capitol Center for the Arts to performance of “The Lightning Thief”