North Bay Haven Charter Academy K-5

11/7/17 Email Blast

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



Federal Impact Cards will be sent home, Friday, November 3rd  Cards are due to the front office by November 13th!!!!! 

All military members and civilian employees, (including contractors) who are parents or legal guardians of children attending public schools (including charter schools) in grades K-12 should be on the lookout for the 

To qualify, they must be in one of the following categories:

  1. Have a parent or guardian active in the military (uniformed service);
  2. Live on one of the military bases;
  3. Have a parent who works on one of the military bases - this includes civil service and those who work for military contractors.

Funds received through Federal Impact Aid help off-set the tax revenue that is lost due to the tax exempt status of the federal property located within the school district. Federal Impact Aid is a source of desperately needed funding and other benefits for our local school district.



Royalty Winner

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



Veteran's Day Celebration 

Our annual Veteran's Day Celebration is coming up on Nov. 9th. Please RSVP to 248-0205 if you haven't already done so.  The celebration will start at 8:30 and end at 9:45 am.



Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive

Please give to the Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive. THIS THURSDAY IS THE FINAL DAY OF THE DRIVE. We’re asking students and staff to bring in at least 2 canned goods per person.  If everyone did that we could donate over 1400 cans of food!



Thanksgiving Lunch Kindergarten, 2nd and 4th Grades

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

Kindergarten and 4th Grade lunch will be in the MS/HS lunchroom at 12:40 pm

2nd Grade lunch will be in the MS/HS lunchroom at 10:25 am.




Thanksgiving lunch volunteers!

We need volunteers to assist with preparation, serving, and clean up for the Thanksgiving lunch scheduled on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Please click on the link below to sign up for a shift. This is a great way to serve and help the students and families enjoy a lunch together!


Thank you for volunteering!!


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

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The book fair is here!  The elementary book fair will run through November 9th.  Please see schedule of hours and events below. 


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.  


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.  


Thank you!

Special shout out to and thank you to Nika Parker for organizing Family Night. Everyone enjoyed a spaghetti dinner and bingo. It was a great night.


Thank you to 4th grade, 5th grade and MS/HS volunteers who donated to the teacher appreciation lunch. Faculty and staff enjoyed the tailgate party.


PTSP would like to thank everyone who volunteered for the Walk a thon. This year's event was a success ad we thank you.

Special shout out to Michele Krane for her continued hard work and dedication to this event.


Thank you to the September Volunteers of the Month:

Starr Olivia

LeAnn and Robert Fleming

Teresa Evans 




Upcoming School Events - Check the calendar for details

Upcoming Events

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

Nov. 8 - 5th Grade SOM and HR Assembly 9:45 am

Nov. 8th - 3rd Grade SOM and HR Assembly 1 PM.

Nov. 7th -  "We Honor Your" presentation by Fourth Grade, 5:30, Gym

Nov. 9th - Veteran’s Day Celebration, 8:30-9:45 am

Nov. 10th - School closed for Veteran's Day




Weekly After School Club Meetings

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

Thursday - Art, Girls on the Run, Moosical Rehearsal

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


Monthly After School Club Meetings

Third Thursday - Jr. FCA (5th Thursday during Nov)

First Wednesday - Elementary SGA

Next Bravo Meeting - Nov. 29th


Odyssey of the Mind Teams