GHNO News & Updates
Great Hearts Northern Oaks | Lower School | April 25, 2021
Community Engagement

Thank you GHNO Families!

Should you see this sticker, make sure and thank your fellow families for supporting GHNO!

Every gift counts and matters to us, if you have yet to make a gift this year, you can do so here.

Big thanks to the families who headed the call, we bumped up to a 50% family participation rate, which means about 1/2 of our families have made a gift this year (typically we are at a 64%).

We recognize this year has had its struggles, which is why your support is more important than ever!

Questions? contact DeAnna Macias.
PSO-Parent Service Organization
Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-7- An emailed announcement came out, but you can see the details anytime on the PSO website or read it here.

New '21-'22 GHNO T-shirt Designs Available Now on the PSO WEBSITE! - We're excited to announce an EARLY BIRD OFFERING of our '21-'22 GHNO Spirit t-shirts! You may order now through May 5th for in-class delivery in May or shop in person at our "Sidewalk Sale" (see next bullet point).

PSO Sidewalk Sale - May 8th 11 am-2 pm. Used Uniforms and our new GHNO Spirit t-shirts will be for sale on Saturday, May 8th, 11 am-2 pm. Tents will be located around the corner of the lower school front steps. Cash/check helpful, Cards accepted
Advocacy Corner
Texas Charter School Advocacy
GH Advocacy Corner 

The Texas Public Charter School Association has been tracking the non-discrimination bill -- HB1348 – that would prohibit cities and municipalities from creating a separate set of rules for charter schools to open and operate. The bill has been sitting in the House Calendars Committee for nearly a month, after which it must be scheduled for a vote on the House floor. Stay tuned for updates and action alerts on this priority legislation through the Texas Public Charter School Association by signing up here.

News to Know
Attendance & Absences: 
B&M Students: Student attendance is tracked at 10 a.m. daily. For absences, please e-mail Rebecca Danet if your student will be out for the day.  When they return, please remember to bring a doctor's note if appropriate. If e-mail is not available, leave a message on the attendance line at 210-888-9483, option 1 for Lower School, then option 0 for the attendance line.
DL Students: Parents must report any full-day absence during Distance Learning. Please contact Rebecca Danet if your child is sick and cannot attend distance learning for that day. 
Great Hearts Nutrition Program
To see the Breakfast & Lunch Calendar of Meals click here.
The Free and Reduced Lunch Application is available online at: Please complete the application if you think you may qualify for assistance with school costs. 
Parent Resources
Faculty emails, Parent Handbook, Supplies and Classics to Keep lists along with more school specific information can be found on the Great Hearts Northern Oaks Website.
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