North Bay Haven Charter Academy K-5


Please be sure to check the school calendar frequently. It can be found on the website.


Royalty Winner

Congratulations to this week's Royalty Winner, Lane Close. There are many fun things in store this week for Lane!



Temporary Bus Change

Attention!!!! Change in Bus/Van drop off and pick up location for Oct. 25, 26, and 27 (Wed, Thurs, and Friday).


Due to the construction of the administration offices, the bus loop will be closed this Wednesday-Friday (October 25-27).


All buses and vans will unload and load in the ELEMENTARY LOOP rather than in the front by the administration building.


The morning unloading will be approximately between the times of 6:45 am and 7:15 am.


The afternoon loading times will be approximately between 3:00 pm and 3:30 pm.


If you normally drop your child off or pick your child up in the elementary loop, please be aware of this change and be extra patient and watchful.



Thanksgiving Lunch K, 2nd, 4th Grades

Tuesday, November 14th, times TBA.  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!  Please see attached, MUST BE RETURNED TO THE FRONT OFFICE BY NOV. 7!



Student Information Changes

If you need to add people to your students check out list, the enrolling parent must come in to the office to make that addition. We cannot do those over the phone. If you need to make an address update, you must bring in 2 proofs of residency to the front office before we can make a change. Again, this must be the enrolling parent.



Pink Out Event

Friday, Oct. 27th, there will be a school-wide Pink Out Event for $5 to raise money for Breast Cancer awareness.



Report Cards
Report Cards have been published in FOCUS.



Picture Retakes

Thursday, October 26th

Don’t forget to turn in your picture proofs to the front office



Basketball Academy Registration

Please see attached



Lunch/Breakfast Menus

Please See Attached



4th Grade musical on Nov. 7th

The Fourth Grade will present, "We Honor You" on Tuesday, Nov. 7th in the gym.  They should dress in their buccaneer blue polo and a khaki uniform bottom and meet me in the gym at 5:00 p.m. for warm-up and placement.  The show will begin at 5:30 p.m. This is a wonderful musical that honors our veterans and our country.   Please invite any friends or family that are veterans or family of veterans.   This is a graded performance.  A written make-up assignment will be offered for any who are sick and unable to be at the performance on the evening of the 7th.



Movers for Mutts

We are accepting donation for Movers for Mutts, a program to help local animal shelters. They are seeking dish washing soap, liquid laundry detergent, hand soap, bath wipes, paper towels, kitty litter, Purina cat and dog food. This donation will go throughNov. 8th, 2017.



Parking/Drop Off and Pick Up Reminders
Parents, do not drop off or pick up your child in a road- this is not allowedYou must pick up your child or drop him/her off in the designated spot or park. This is a huge safety issue. Also, please drive with patience and focus. Phones should be put away and drive slow. Safety is our number one focus during this time so please help us out. Thank you.



Elementary Yearbooks

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Yearbooks are on sale right now for the cheapest price they'll be all year, $35.  You can buy them online at, or you can bring a check or cash to Ms. Lensink in room 112 (in the high school).  Our yearbooks sell out every year.  Don't miss out! We also have a few copies of the 15/16 and 16/17 Elementary Yearbook available in the Elementary office.




NBH MEN-tors program is designed for a dad, or father figure, to be able to come to the school and volunteer for the day. Dads will be given a schedule that will allow them to spend time in their child’s classroom and special areas, along with helping in the lunch room and monitoring hallways. MEN-tors will also be given a free t-shirt and their picture taken with their child to be put on the recognition board. This is a great opportunity to get 8 volunteer hours completed!

Click on the blogspot link to Sign Up to become a Buccaneer Men-tor and for information -

For more information, contact Tim Parker



Lost and Found

Lost and found items will be kept in the elementary lunchroom for 1 week. Any item with a name on it will be return to the student.After a week we will donate the unclaimed items to a benevolent organization.




Santa Experience

Please see website:







Teacher Appreciation Lunch

This year there will be 3 teacher appreciation lunches which will feed faculty and staff from all 3 schools.  That’s 150 people!  The first appreciation lunch has been coordinated by 4th and 5th grade room moms and is scheduled for October 27th.    In order to feed all 150 people we need help from parents from elementary, middle, and high school.  Please sign-up today to help with this special event for our hard working teachers and staff. 


All the food will be contributed by our parents and will be coordinated through  You can use to help work the luncheon too…we will need lots of help!  If you can help, please click on the following link and sign-up today:



Please note on the Signup there are opportunities to contribute money to purchase some of the food.  Please send your money in a sealed envelope with your name, your child’s name, to the attention of PTSP Teacher Appreciation Luncheon and drop off at the elementary office.  Money should be sent in by October 25th



Please drop-off your food and nonperishable items at the ELEMENTARY cafeteria on October 27th starting at drop off but no later than 9:00 AM.  A room mom will be available starting at 7:00 to receive your item(s).  Please do not send in items any earlier than the 27th.  Also, consider using disposable serving containers.  If you are using your own dishes, please make sure they are labeled.  Dishes can be picked up in the teacher lounge at the end of the day. 


Please email Amy Anderson at if you have any 




The book fair is coming!  The elementary book fair will open on November 2nd and run through November 9th. Please see schedule of hours and events below. 


November 2 – 6:45 am – 3:15 pm – Wear Your Own T-shirt fundraiser ($2)

November 3 – 6:45 am – 3:15 pm

November 6 – 6:45 am – 3:15 pm

November 7 – 6:45 am – 3:15 pm

November 8 – 6:45 am – 3:15 am - Donuts with Dad (6:45 – 7:30)

November 9 – 6:45 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer for the Book Fair:  If you would like to volunteer to work at the book fair please use the following link and register today.

Shop online for books – Want to get some great deals on some fantastic books from the comfort of your home?  You can shop the book fair online using the following link: online book fair will be open October 27th through November 9th.  The books will be delivered to your child’s classroom approximately one week after the fair closes.  

Wear Your Own T-shirt (All For Books):

This year, one of our book fair goals is to ensure as many children as possible receive have access to books. One of the ways we can accomplish this is through the All for Books program. With your help, all donations on the wear your own t-shirt day will be used to purchase books from the fair and will be distributed throughout the school.  Not only does your donation help our cause, but Scholastic Book Fairs® will match all monetary donations with a donation of up to one million dollars in books from The Scholastic Possible Fund which distributes books to children in need through organizations such as Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc. and Kids In Need Foundation.


Donuts with Dad at the Book Fair:

Donuts with Dad will be run by our MEN-tors this year.  Dads please join us for coffee and donuts while you help your kids shop for some great books.  If you are interested in learning more about the MEN-tor program, this is a great opportunity to talk to some of the dads that are involved in this amazing program just for dads on our elementary campus. 


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway – Order the soon to be released Dairy of a Wimpy Kid book paperback addition for only $8.99!  The book will arrive at school 5-7 days after its release on November 7th.  See attached flier. 



Upcoming School Events - Check the calendar for details


Upcoming Events

Oct. 25th - 1st Bravo Club Meeting

Oct. 26th - Fall School Picture Retakes

Oct. 27th - 8th Grade Showcase, Teacher luncheon, Pink Out Day for Breast Cancer awareness $5 (Wear pink school appropriate shirt)

Oct. 28th - Basketball Academy registration in the gym

Oct. 30th - Red Ribbon Day - Say NO to drugs by wearing red polo or red school appropriate shirt.

Nov. 2nd - Book Fair Fundraiser - Out of uniform shirt day (school appropriate)$3.00.

Nov. 2nd-9th - Book Fair in room 131.

Nov. 6, 7, 8 - SOM and HR Assemblies (Check the calendar)

Nov. 9th - Veteran’s Day Celebration




Weekly After School Club Meetings

Tuesday - Art, Choir, Girls on the Run, Bricks for Kidz

Thursday - Art, Girls on the Run

Saturday - Basketball Camp (11-4-17 through 2-10-18)


Monthly After School Club Meetings

Third Thursday - Jr. FCA

First Wednesday - Elementary SGA


Odyssey of the Mind Teams







North Bay Haven Elementary Charter Academy

1 Buccaneer Dr

Panama City, FL 32404

(P) 850-248-0205

(F) 850-215-0644