Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The condition of the student is unknown at this time, but New Haven High School administrators report the form of meningitis is not contagious.
A New Haven High School student has been diagnosed with a non-contagious form of bacterial meningitis, according to a letter sent home to parents Tuesday. The student reportedly became ill at school Monday and was taken to a nearby hospital where it was later determined he or she was suffering from meningitis. New Haven High Principal Carl Wagner wrote in his letter to parents that he and other administrators "have been in constant contact with the (Macomb County) Health Department to make sure we are responding correctly for health and safety of our students and staff." While the health department has not given the high school any additional recommendations beyond universal precautions, Wagner said the school will be thoroughly cleaned …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Students studying alternative energy in New Haven Community Schools are expecting to see record amounts of energy produced by the 60-foot wind turbine at Endeavour Middle School.
Winds associated with Hurricane Sandy may mean scattered garbage cans and downed power lines for some in southeast Michigan, but for students studying alternative energy at Endeavour Middle School, it's a unique opportunity to study their wind turbine as never before. Students at Endeavour are expecting to see record amounts of energy produced by their 60-foot wind turbine as Michigan feels the effects of the storm now pounding the East Coast. “Students are making some predictions about wind speeds and the amount of energy we’ll produce in the next few days,” said David Rayes, principal of Endeavour Middle School, in a prepared statement. “Not only are they learning some great math skills, it truly helps them understand how a national news…
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Endeavor Middle School band students received 36 new instruments this fall.
The music is alive and well at Endeavor Middle School this year thanks to a grant from cable music station VH1. The station selected New Haven Community Schools for a “Save The Music” grant last year and the district was able to purchase 36 new instruments for its middle school band students. Follow us on Facebook Like a scene out of The Music Man, trombones, saxophones, clarinets, flutes and trumpets were handed into the waiting hands of aspiring musicians this fall. “New Haven expanded band and choir to the high school this year,” said Don Hibbert, band and choir teacher at both the middle school and high school, in a prepared statement. “Many of the instruments used last year at Endeavour were borrowed from the high school. Now, with …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The high school made Adequate Yearly Progress and is off the priority school list, according to the district and state.
The Michigan Department of Education has congratulated New Haven High School for substantial academic improvement, the district recently announced. "It was no surprise to us that your students' academic achievement improved. We've been impressed with the level of commitment your staff, students, and parents have demonstrated this past school year to help all of your students become career- and college-ready and, therefore, improve their opportunity to be successful in life," according to an Aug. 27 letter from the state. The letter from Noel Cole, supervisor of Coordinated School Health and Safety Programs and Bob Higgins, project manager of Safe and Supportive Schools Grant, is addressed to New Haven Community Schools Superintendent …
Monday, August 27, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012
Search through old photo albums and chances are you'll find a picture of yourself on the first day of school. Could be a photo of you smiling proudly the day you started kindergarten, or the time you rode the school bus for the first time. No doubt, the photographs highlight your new haircut, new clothes and new backpack and lunch box. And no doubt you've captured those same memories of your own children. Starting this week, you can share those highlights with your Patch community. Just attach your photos here by clicking the "Upload" button, or email Local Editor Christy Arboscello. And throughout this school year, there are several other ways to highlight the student in your life. Students We Should Know: Know someone who has done …
Friday, July 20, 2012
A new program at New Haven High School will allow students to receive their diploma and associate's degree in four years, free.
It takes most students four years to finish high school and another two to pursue an associate’s degree, but a new program offered New Haven High School will allow students to earn both simultaneously. Beginning this fall, students attending New Haven High School will have the opportunity to earn both their high school diploma and an associate’s degree in four years. Partnering with Macomb Community College and Oakland University, New Haven will provide this program free of charge to all students. In September, one class period will be added to the school day allowing students to take 14 elective courses over the course of their four years in high school. While those electives are at the discretion of the individual student, all 14 can be …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Data from the Michigan Department of Education shows the Class of 2013 at Anchor Bay, L'Anse Creuse and New Haven did better on the Michigan Merit Exam than their predecessors.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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Sunday, June 3, 2012
The class of 2012 is looking forward to future accomplishments but graduates and their loved ones are welcome to share their memories on Patch. Upload your favorite graduation pics of Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore students in this article for all to enjoy.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
New Haven Community Schools will implement the next phase of its alternative energy curriculum by using biodiesel fuel in its buses and building a 60-foot wind turbine at its middle school.
If the French fry-scented biodiesel buses don’t draw attention to New Haven’s new alternative energy curriculum, the 60-foot wind turbine behind Endeavor Middle School probably will. This spring, New Haven Community Schools will implement the next phase of its K-12 alternative energy curriculum, which includes the use of biodiesel fuel in its school buses and the construction of a wind turbine at its middle school. “We have been pursuing a K-12 alternative energy curriculum for about a year, and have been working with group called Energy Works Michigan on both the technical and financial aspects,” said Keith Wunderlich, New Haven Community Schools superintendent. At the high school level, students are currently studying bio-fuels and this …
Monday, March 12, 2012
New Haven Community Schools will have kindergarten classes with full-time certified teachers next school year and has round-up this month.
New Haven Community Schools announced kindergarten changes Monday for the next school year. The district, which stretches into Chesterfield Township, will move away from using paraprofessionals half of the day for full-day kindergarten. Instead, students will be with certified full-time teachers, according to the district. “Each school year we are adding more opportunities for students and families,” superintendent Keith Wunderlich said in a prepared statement. “By changing our full-time kindergarten to include full-time certified teachers, it shows the community how we value education and their children. "We’ve done a good job this year. Our kindergarten paraprofessionals are certified teachers, just paid at a lower paraprofessional rate…