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Sep
26
2016

The Unseen Side of Safety>>>
by John Heaton

by John Heaton, Headmaster If you had told me when I was a sixth grader that someday I would say, “I love getting up in the morning and going to school!” I would have stared at you with all the blankness a middle-schooler could muster.  But it’s true. I DO love my job.  I work with ...

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Sep
26
2016

Read Quid Novi for the week of Sept. 26 >>>
by Sarah Burton

You can view or download our weekly newsletter here: [download id="1005"]  

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Sep
04
2016

Growing Interest in Classically Educated Students>>>
by John Heaton

Grammar. Logic. Rhetoric. The Socratic Method.  You might be hearing these terms more and more, as there appears to be a new and growing interest in what is loosely called “classical education.”  Read the whole article here:

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Aug
29
2016

Lady Gryphons Take #1 in Temple Tourney: Defeat Temple, Carlisle, Holy Cross and VES
by John Heaton

Our Lady Gryphons started their season with a huge victory at the Temple Invitational on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The varsity girls gathered early and went out strong in pool play.  They defeated Holy Cross in a 2-0 victory to start the day and followed with a commanding 2-0 victory against the ...

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Aug
22
2016

Cell Phone Policy Explained>>>
by John Heaton

New Covenant has amended the Student Handbook regarding cell phone policy. For students in the School of Rhetoric, nothing has changed. Phones are permitted at school, but must remain in lockers during school hours. After school and on athletic travel, the phone is permitted for students in grades ...

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Aug
22
2016

August 22, 2016 – Privilege and Protection: Monitoring Your Child’s Phone>>>
by John Heaton

It’s become increasingly common for parents of students as young as fourth and fifth grades to provide phones for their children. While I have opinions about this matter for my family, I’m not advising you on when it’s appropriate for yours. When­ever you decide that a phone is right for ...

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Aug
22
2016

A Sample Phone Contract>>>
by John Heaton

Do you need more control with your child when it comes to phones?  Consider using a "Phone Contract" with your student.  Here is an example that might help you have a conversation with that child who really wants a phone: Phone Contract

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Aug
09
2016

2016-17 Calendar
by Kathy Mosher

You can view or download the 2016-17 Calendar here: [download id="1002"]

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Aug
25
2015

Social Media Guidelines>>>
by John Heaton

New Covenant recognizes members of our community participate in online social networking. The following guidelines are designed to create an atmosphere of good will, honesty, and individual accountability. Students, faculty, and staff should always keep in mind that information produced, shared, ...

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