Friday 1/27 Message to Families
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Our last full week in January has been one of exciting student work. Last night, in our Performing Arts Center, our Unified Drama class presented their performance of three one act plays, two of which they wrote. The plays were creative, humorous and insightful. A reception hosted by our Nathan Hale Community Organization followed the performance.
This past Wednesday, January 25th, we celebrated our annual student-led Unity In The Community! Our day was filled with learning experiences curated by students with the design of the day developed entirely by our amazing student leaders. I am so proud of our students in their efforts to build our community and lead us into the future! We would like to thank our student organizers and workshop presenters, our students who participated in each of the workshops, NHHS alumni who returned to present, our parent and community presenters who stepped in to share their expertise with our students and staff, our staff who supported every aspect of the day, and our NHCO who provided hospitality and lunch for our presenters. On days like this at Nathan Hale, we get a glimpse of how our students will be a positive force in the world and it gives us hope.
As a reminder, the last day of First Semester is Wednesday, February 8th. As we approach the end of the semester, I encourage you to review Schoology and The Source with your student to have a full grasp of how your student is performing in all of their classes. If there are additional questions and concerns regarding your student’s academic performance, do not hesitate to reach out to their teacher.
Lunar New Year
새해 복 많이 받으세요, с Новым Годом, San Nin Fai Lok – Gung Hay Fat Choy, 新年快樂, chúc mừng năm mới, próspero año lunar, Bonne année lunaire, 明けましておめでとうございます, Tashi Delek, maligayang bagong buwan, Happy Lunar New Year!
Lunar New Year began Sunday, January 22, 2023 – Welcome to the Year of the Water Rabbit and Cat! The rabbit is a sign of peace and prosperity – we look forward to a gentle year of hope and patience, building solid foundations and deeper connections with family and community.
Celebrate by trying some of the different family traditions: making dumplings, steaming rice cakes, decorating doorways, and spending time with family!
You can also join one of the many celebrations happening around the city:
Lunar New Year Fair at The Wing
Lunar New Year Family Celebration at SAAM
Lunar New Year Celebration and Food Walk in the C/ID neighborhood
Semester 1 Finals Schedule
Finals will be held on Thursday and Friday, February 2nd and 3rd. The schedule for those two days are posted on the Nathan Hale website under School News/Semester 1 Finals Schedule and on the website calendar.
William Jackson, Ed.D. (he, him)
Nathan Hale High School