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The resource page is a collection of ready-to-use and up-to-date information.  Much of what you will find here changes often, so that you can rely on these pages for the latest news at New Covenant.   The current Reading Lists, Supply Lists, Uniform Guides, and much more can be found on the menus at the top of this page or on the left menu bar.

 

 

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May
23
2016

Read Quid Novi for the week of May 23 >>>

You can view or download our weekly newsletter here: [download id="956"]        

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Mar
15
2016

Key Dates for Academic Year 16-17>>>

View, download or print the key dates for the next school year, including first day of school, all breaks and other events that affect your planning.    Look here: [download id="995"]

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Feb
29
2016

March 1, 2016 – Is my child challenged at school? >>>

From time to time I hear concerned parents wondering about whether or not their children are challenged at school.  At New Covenant I hear this question primarily in grammar school, rarely in middle school, and never in the school of rhetoric.    Here's why. First, grammar school students ...

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Sep
14
2015

Sep 14 – Next Level Placement in Athletics: Do’s and Don’ts for Playing at the College Level, pt 2 >>>

Part II of a series by Kyle Alexander, Athletic Director So you want to play in college? Previously, Athletic Director Kyle Alexander published the first in a two-part article, listing do’s and don’ts for parents of athletes who want to play at the college level. Here's a summary: * Do ...

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Sep
14
2015

Sep 14 – The Butting Order: How Middle School Students Rank Themselves in School >>>

Last week’s middle school retreat was a great success, with beautiful weather (after Thursday’s rain cleared to sunshine on Friday) and very happy students. We were joined by former parent and long-time friend of the school, Brian Donohue, who spoke to our students in four sessions, teaching ...

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Aug
24
2015

Aug 24 – So You Want to Play in College? Do’s and Don’ts for Playing at the College Level, pt 1 >>>

This is the first in a series of articles from our Athletic Director, Kyle Alexander. Do's and Don'ts for Middle and High School Athletes Many young athletes dream of someday playing college athletics. There is something very natural in a young person’s desire to excel at the sport he or she ...

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Aug
24
2015

Aug 24 – Present in the Moment: How Technology Degrades Your Child’s School Experience >>>

It’s 3:15. School’s out for the day, and practice doesn’t start for another hour. Students grab their stuff, but most importantly, their phones. The earbuds go in, the music turns on, and the texting begins. Am I concerned yet? Not really. I don’t mistrust our students; they’re good ...

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