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Volunteer Clearances for 2017/2018 School Year

Every volunteer for our schools this year will need to have the proper clearances in place and on file with the district or they will not be allowed in the school to help, per Pennsylvania law.  Thankfully, these clearances are free to obtain.  Please go to this link to learn more about what is needed and …

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Links/Contacts for Student Sports/Activities

Sports Garden Spot Little League: http://www.gardenspotbaseball.com/ Garden Spot Youth Soccer: http://www.gsysc.com/ Garden Spot Wrestling: http://www.gardenspotwrestling.com/ Garden Spot Midget Athletic Association (Football, Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Basketball): http://www.gsmaa.org/ Upward Basketball & Cheerleading: http://nhcnazarene.org/basketball Signature Dance Studio: http://www.signaturedancestudio.com/ Positive Fitness (Gymnastics): http://m.positivefitness.com/ CAVOD Academy: http://cavodacademy.com/home Archery: http://www.lancasterarcheryacademy.com/ Middle School Sports Info: http://www.elanco.org/pages/Eastern_Lancaster_County_SD/Activities/Athletics/General_Info Music/Other Activities Music on Main: (717) 351-5598 …

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Welcome Miss Basmajian!

My name is Maud Basmajian and this is my first year as an Autistic Support Teacher at New Holland Elementary School! I graduated from Bloomsburg University with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. I knew I really wanted to be a special education teacher after student teaching in a life skills …

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It’s Talent Show Time Again!!

Our Annual Talent Show is coming up! Sign-ups are due by Friday, May 15th!  Please check out the flyer for details and sign-up info: Talent Show 2015 We hope to see an amazing turn out!

Meet Miss Chernigo!!

My name is Brittany Chernigo, and I have been so lucky to join the New Holland Elementary staff as a Title I/ Learning Support teacher. I graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education. Last year I graduated from Wilkes University with a Master’s degree in Classroom …

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Welcome Mrs. Loher – Health Room Nurse!

I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University School of Nursing in 1981.  I have been a School Nurse since 1998 and have worked in PA, FL and CO. I am originally from NJ, met my husband in High School.  We moved to PA to raise a family and then relocated to FL …

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Introducing Mrs. Tran!

My name is Kim Tran and I am a sixth grade teacher. I received a BA in English and a BA in Communication from the University of Scranton, and then went on to earn my teaching certification and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education at Millersville University. I taught for several years in the Cocalico School …

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Welcome Miss Humphrey!

My name is Megan Humphrey and have been so fortunate to join the first grade team here at New Holland Elementary. I grew up outside of Philadelphia in Lansdale. After graduating high school in the North Penn School District, I attended Kutztown University. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and am …

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End of Year Celebration Volunteers Needed!

NHES Family – We are in need of volunteers to help run the games at this Friday’s (May 1st) End of Year Celebration.  Volunteers can be parents, grandparents, etc.  No need to volunteer for the whole night – any time that you can spare will be GREATLY appreciated!  If you are able to help, please …

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Teacher Appreciation Breakfast Donations Needed!

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 4th-8th and we will be honoring our teachers and staff with an Appreciation Breakfast the morning of Friday, May 8th. If you would like to help by donating items, or by volunteering your time, please follow this link to sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4ca5a822a13-teacher

Meet Miss Tempone!

I’m teaching K-4th Autistic Support at New Holland. I graduated from Elizabethtown College last year; I student taught in Autistic Support.  That’s when I knew I loved working in Autistic Support! I enjoy running and painting.  I run for a club track team Greater Philadelphia and I enjoy racing with them on many weekends.  I …

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Welcome Miss Guy!

My name is Breighana Guy, I am an Autistic Support Teacher at New Holland. I began teaching Autistic Support last year at Brecknock Elementary, but am excited to be a part of the NHE team this year! I graduated Millersville University with a dual degree in Special Education and Elementary Education in 2013. I am …

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Introducing Mrs. Betzner!

I am excited to be the librarian at New Holland Elementary!  It is quite a change from Garden Spot where I had been the middle school and high school librarian since the fall of 2000.   At Garden Spot, I also taught an Information Literacy Class, a Communications Course, and a Research Course, and worked with …

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Welcome Mrs. Minnich!

I am a Penn State alumna with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education.  I have many years of experience with children both inside and outside of the classroom.  Here at New Holland Elementary, I have been a 6th grade long-term substitute as well as a 1st grade long-term substitute.  …

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Meet Miss Lasak!

My name is  Johanna “Jennie” Lasak. I am a long term substitute teacher for Mrs. Reif in 2nd grade. I went to Millersville University for Elementary Education. I have been teaching for the last few years now. I taught 3rd grade at Octorara Area School District before coming here. I was also a 5th and 6th grade Title 1 …

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Introducing Miss Simmons!

I am teaching third grade at New Holland Elementary School. I graduated from West Chester University in 2007 with a BS in Elementary Education. I taught third grade, kindergarten, and 6th grade as a long term sub for 3 years. I then taught 4 years of kindergarten at Ad Prima Charter Schoo My hobbies include reading, …

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Welcome Miss Boyer!

My name is Erica Boyer and I am one of the Autistic Support teachers.  I previously taught at Brecknock and the middle school.  I attended Millersville University and graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Special Education in December, 2011 after student teaching at Garden Spot High School and in 2nd grade at Brecknock.  …

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2015 Spelling Bee

On Thursday, February 5th we will be holding our yearly Spelling Bee for Grades 2-6.  There will be participation ribbons for everyone; as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies for the winners.  Forms are to be handed out this week, and we need them returned by Thursday, January 29th.  Any student that turns …

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Meet Mrs. Hillen!

Position: 2nd and 3rd grade Title Support- New Holland Teaching Experience:  I started teaching first grade at Highland Elementary School in the Ephrata Area School District. I then moved to Elizabethtown where I taught kindergarten and first grade at East High Elementary and Rheems Elementary. I also coached girls’ soccer at the middle school level …

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Introducing Mr. Austen Lambert!

My name is Austen Lambert. I am the long-term substitute teacher for Mrs. Gaffney in third grade.  I grew up not far from New Holland, in Denver, PA. I graduated from Cocalico High School. After high school I attended Millersville University to earn my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.  I was happy to find …

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