NDS
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09.26.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

Don't forget the first Apples with Admin will be held TODAY, Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. in the middle school auditorium, on FaceBook Live or in Zoom. If you would like the Zoom link, please email Dr. Burleson at dburleson@ndschool.org.

Also, with our NDS Fall Festival approaching very soon, Friday, October 7, 4-7 p.m., we are still in need of lots of candy donations to give out for prizes. In addition, if you have a small business or know of someone in the community who would be interested in attending and having a booth, please share the Booth Rental Form below. Forms and payment must be returned no later than Friday, September 30.

Finally, we will have a $1 Dress Down Day on Friday, September 30 to support Cub Scout Pack 190.

Enjoy your beautiful Monday!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.25.2022

Remember that morning drop off at New Dimensions is from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. When leaving the school grounds, you can turn right onto Lenoir Road if going across the road is backed up. You can make a U turn in 1/10 of a mile.

Please remember that there are special reserved parking spaces at the front to the school. These are no parking spaces from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Our first Apples with Admin will be held on Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium, on FaceBook Live or in Zoom. If you would like the Zoom link, please email be at dburleson@ndschool.org.

Please take a few minutes and read our September 2022 newsletter.

Wednesday, September 28 is our next Warrior Wednesday. Students and staff may dress down in Warrior colors or attire. Remember that jeans with holes in them are not approved.

Our soccer team will be in action at home on Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. Come out and support the Warriors.

Check out this week's NDS Channel 5 News broadcast.

Finally, The NDS Fall Festival will be here very soon! This year, the festival will be held on the NDS Athletic Field on Friday, October 7, 4-7 p.m. If you have a small business or know of someone in the community who would be interested in attending and having a booth, please share the Booth Rental Form below. Forms and payment must be returned no later than Friday, September 30.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

09.21.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

We have a few reminders for you to finish out the school week. Please remember to send $2 with your student(s) tomorrow, Thursday, September 22, for the first of our monthly Icee Days. Flavor options are listed on the flyer below. Icee money will be collected by your student's homeroom teacher upon arrival.

Also, don't forget to order your lunches for October. The ordering window is open, but it will close for October orders on Friday, September 23 at 11:59 p.m.

Finally, the NDS Fall Festival will be here very soon! This year, the festival will be held on the NDS Athletic Field on Friday, October 7, 4-7 p.m. If you have a small business or know of someone in the community who would be interested in attending and having a booth, please share the Booth Rental Form below. Forms and payment must be returned no later than Friday, September 30.

Have a great afternoon and enjoy your final day of summer!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.18.2022

Thank you for your helping to make grandparents’ day a huge success. We appreciate all our grandparents coming out and supporting our students. We filled every parking spot on our entire campus.

Remember that morning drop off at New Dimensions is from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. When leaving the school grounds, you can turn right onto Lenoir Road if going across the road is backed up. You can make a U turn in 1/10 of a mile.

The Lego Robotics after school program starts on Monday. Be sure to check your email from Mrs. Ishuin.

Please remember that there are special reserved parking spaces at the front of the school. These are no parking spaces from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The lunch ordering window for October will close on Friday, September 23.

Please take a few minutes and read our September 2022 newsletter.

Wednesday, September 21 is our next Warrior Wednesday. Students and staff may dress down in Warrior colors or attire. Remember that jeans with holes in them are not approved.

Icee day at New Dimensions will be held on Thursday, September 22. Be sure to bring $2 for the icee of your child’s choice.

The Josten’s website is now up and running. NDS families can now order yearbooks!

Please take a moment to view our video that helps explain a new program we are using this year called i-Ready. The program helps assess the learning needs and progress of our students from the beginning of year to the end of year and allows teachers an added tool to assess the needs of each individual student.

Also, remember to check out our first NDS Channel 5 News broadcast.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

09.15.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

Thank you for an amazing Grandparents' Day today! We were thrilled to see so many families back inside our school enjoying a special day with grandchildren, children and/or special friends. Thanks again for your support in all of our special events.

Remember, tomorrow, Friday, September 16, we have a $1 Dress Down Day to support Girl Scout Troop 2396 and their Silver Project. We also look forward to hosting our special guest author, Margaret Peterson Haddix, tomorrow. All grade levels will have a designated time for pictures, autographs and readings with Ms. Haddix. Her books will be available again tomorrow during the visit.

Finally, remember to check out our first NDS Channel 5 News broadcast released yesterday.

Enjoy your afternoon!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.14.2022

We are so excited about Grandparents' Day at NDS tomorrow, Thursday, September 15! We look forward to hosting all grandparents and/or special guests with kindergarten through second grade beginning at 8:30 a.m. and third grade through middle school beginning at 9:30 a.m. Parking will be available entering Gates 1, 2 or 3. For guests of students in 5th and middle school grades, you can park in available areas inside gate 2 and enter at the side of the school at our new entrance for middle school. You be much closer to your first gathering location. There will be staff to direct all guests.

Also, we look forward to hosting our special guest author, Margaret Peterson Haddix, on Friday, September 16. All grade levels will have a designated time for pictures, autographs and readings with Ms. Haddix. Her books will be for sale in a special area beside the book fair during Grandparents' Day and also available on Friday during the author's visit.

Be sure to view our very first student news program. The link is at the bottom of the message.

Please refer to the attached information sheets for further details and schedules for the next two special days at NDS.

Have a great afternoon!

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

09.12.2022

Good morning Warrior families,

The Girl Scout parent meeting that was originally scheduled for this evening at 6 p.m. has been rescheduled to Monday, September 19 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at New Dimensions Charter School in the Middle School Auditorium. The meeting is for any current members of Troop 2396 and for anyone interested in joining Girl Scouts.

Also, you can show your support for Troop 2396 and their Silver Project by participating in a $1 Dress Down Day on Friday, September 16.

Have a great Monday!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.11.2022

Hello NDS Families,

Thank you for your help and support in making our first days of school a success. As always, we have a few things to improve.

Remember that morning drop off at New Dimensions is from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. When leaving the school grounds, you can turn right onto Lenoir Road if going across the road is backed up. You can make a U turn in 1/10 of a mile.

Congratulations to the New Dimensions Warriors for having the most runners in the Morganton Sunrise Run. To celebrate, all students who registered may dress down and wear their commemorative t-shirt on Tuesday, September 13. We will also do a group picture.

The lunch ordering window for October will be open from Monday, September 12 to Friday, September 23.

Please take a few minutes and read our September 2022 newsletter.

Wednesday, September 14 is our next Warrior Wednesday. Students and staff may dress down in Warrior colors or attire. Remember that jeans with holes in them are not approved.

New Dimensions will be celebrating grandparents’ day on Thursday, September 15. All grandparents will be invited to come to school, eat breakfast and spend time with their grandchild. Please refer to the schedule that was emailed earlier. To help us prepare for that special day, please complete a short survey - https://forms.gle/6ExF41a8YavjU4YMA to give us an idea of how many visitors may be attending. Also, our first NDS Book Fair will also be going on next week, to include Grandparents Day, and we need the help of volunteers. Please use the following link - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E044EABA82BA7F85-spring to sign up to help.

On Friday, September 16 NDS will host author Margaret Peterson Haddix. Her books will be on sale at the book fair.

The Josten’s website is now up and running. NDS families can now order yearbooks!

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

09.10.2022

Hello NDS Families,

Please take a few moments to read our September NDS newsletter for the latest news, announcements and important upcoming dates.

Also, don't forget all the exciting events we have planned for next week. The NDS Book Fair will be held Monday, September 12 - Friday, September 16. Grandparents' Day will be held on Thursday, September 15 and a very special author visit by Margaret Peterson Haddix will be on Friday, September 16. You don't want to miss any of those events!

Enjoy your weekend!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.08.2022

Good evening Warrior families,

New Dimensions will be celebrating Grandparents Day on Thursday, September 15. All grandparents will be invited to come to the school, eat breakfast and spend time with their grandchild. To help us prepare for that special day, please complete this short survey to give us an idea of how many visitors may be attending. Also, our first NDS Book Fair will also be going on next week, to include Grandparents Day, and we need the help of volunteers. Please use this link to sign up to help.

Finally, the Sunrise Run will be held Saturday, September 10 at Catawba Meadows Park beginning at 9 a.m. We look forward to seeing you there if you are registered to participate.

Thank you in advance for your help in preparing for our special upcoming events! Have a great evening!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

09.04.2022

Good Afternoon Warrior Families,

Thank you for your help and support in making our first two days of school a success. As always, we have a few things to improve.

Remember that morning drop off at New Dimensions is from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All students enter gate 3. All K-5 students will be directed into either lane 1 or 2 in order to drive around the building for drop off. Middle students will immediately turn right after entering gate 3. Middle schoolers have 2 lanes this year and students will be directed when to exit the car. All siblings can also be dropped off at this area. When leaving the school grounds, remember that you can turn right onto Lenoir Road if going across the road is backed up. You can make a U turn in 1/10 of a mile.

Afternoon pick up begins at 3:10 p.m. Again, enter gate 3 and you will be directed to the appropriate lane. Eighth grade parents only will turn right after entering gate 3 to pick up their eighth grader and any siblings. Eight grade parents should not use the PikMyKid app.

The video about drop off and pick up. Here is the link to the Arrival/Dismissal Video Please give us a little extra grace and patience over the next few days as we get problems corrected.

All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. Please remember that New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

Wednesday, September 7 is our first Warrior Wednesday. Students and staff may dress down in Warrior colors or attire. Remember that jeans with holes in them are not approved.

Our first fire drill of the year will be held on Friday, September 9. Be sure to talk with your child(ren) about this is just a drill to help them practice how to exit the building.

The Sunrise Run will be held Saturday, September 10 at Catawba Meadows Park beginning at 9 a.m. I look forward to seeing you there if you are registered to participate.

New Dimensions will be celebrating grandparents’ day on Thursday, September 15. All grandparents will be invited to come to school, eat breakfast and spend time with their grandchild. A detailed schedule will be sent out soon. Our first bookfair will also be going on at this time.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

08.31.2022

Warrior families,

We have one final reminder for your evening. Please remember that all students will need to pack lunches the first two days of school (Thursday and Friday). For those who ordered lunch through our online ordering system for September, those lunches will be served starting on Tuesday, September 6. If you missed the ordering window for September lunches, you will have your next opportunity beginning Monday, September 12 through Friday, September 23 for October lunches.

Have a great evening and we'll see you tomorrow!

08.31.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

The New Dimensions staff is excited to welcome everyone back to school tomorrow, Thursday, September 1. I hope you are as excited about the new school year as we are. Let’s all commit to making this the best school year ever.

New Dimensions will be “staggering” the enrollment dates for our kindergarteners so each child will receive as much individual attention on their first day as possible. All our kindergarten girls will be in school on Thursday, September 1 and just the boys on Friday, September 2. The entry times for staggered kindergarten will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Kindergarten parents may park at the front of the school and walk their child to their classroom. If a parent has another student at New Dimensions, it is fine to drop the kindergartner off early. Remember that dismissal for all students including kindergarteners begins at 3:10 p.m. All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

Morning drop off at New Dimensions is from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All students enter gate 3. All K-5 students will be directed into either lane 1 or 2 in order to drive around the building for drop off. Middle students will immediately turn right after entering gate 3. Middle schoolers will have 2 lanes this year and students will be directed when to exit the car. This year, middle schoolers will not go around the traffic circle and they will enter the building through the new side entrance. All siblings can be dropped off at this area. This year our K-2 student will stay in cafeteria one until 7:30 a.m. and our 3-5 students will be in cafeteria 2 until 7:30 a.m. Middle school students will be in the new multipurpose area until 7:30 a.m. Siblings may stay together.

Afternoon pick up begins at 3:10 p.m. Again, enter gate 3 and you will be directed to the appropriate lane. Eighth grade parents only will turn right after entering gate 3 to pick up their eighth grader and any siblings.

Be sure to watch the video about drop off and pick up. Here is the link to the Arrival/Dismissal Video Please give us a little extra grace and patience over the first few days as we get problems corrected.

Coach Brooks is still needing runners for the Sunrise Run on Saturday, September 9. Registration forms are due before noon on Friday, September 2. You can pay cash or write a check to HMF. Let’s work together to have the largest number of runners.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

08.31.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

Excitement is in the air after a successful two nights of Open Houses at NDS! We saw many smiles on the faces of parents, students, teachers and staff. As we're now less than 24 hours until our arrival time, we'd like to share with you a video of a one-on-one drive through experience with Dr. Burleson as we ride along with him through the arrival/dismissal traffic patterns. You can view the video on our school homepage - ndsschool.org or directly through the following link - https://tinyurl.com/4az99s3s.

Also, Kindergarten parents, please remember that New Dimensions will be “staggering” the enrollment dates for our kindergarteners so each child will receive as much individual attention on his or her first day as possible. All our kindergarten girls will be in school on Thursday, September 1 and only the boys on Friday, September 2. The entry times for staggered kindergarten will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow and Friday!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

08.28.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

I want to remind everyone that our students come back to school on Thursday, September 1. I hope you are excited about the new school year. Please know our staff is committed to making this our best school year ever.

To get everyone ready for the new school year, there will be two days for open house at New Dimensions. Open house will be held on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. We encourage students with last names starting with A to J to attend on August 29 and K to Z on August 30 but if those dates are not convenient families may attend the day that is best for them. Open house will give everyone an opportunity to meet each other, tour the school, meet the teachers, drop off any school supplies, and ask any questions that you might have. Be sure to watch the video that was emailed to everyone yesterday. Check out this video to preview what Open House nights will look like and the specifics of where you need to go.

New Dimensions will be “staggering” the enrollment dates for our kindergarteners so each child will receive as much individual attention on their first day as possible. All our kindergarten girls will be in school on Thursday, September 1 and just the boys on Friday, September 2. The entry times for staggered kindergarten will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

Also, we have extended the online ordering deadline for September lunches. Ordering will now close on Sunday, August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Don't delay! Order your lunches NOW for food service beginning Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 30. If you have placed orders through Orgsonline.com in previous years, you will simply login using your existing username and password. If you are new to our school, you can find the information you need on our school website - https://www.ndschool.org/parent-student-info/warrior-lunch-program to create your account.

Breakfast service for our students may be an opportunity for our school this year, if there is enough interest. Please take a moment to complete the survey at the following link - https://forms.gle/J2upUAj2aGZ6DxQS7 in order to indicate your interest in your student(s) receiving a FREE school breakfast throughout the 2022-2023 school year. Please submit the form no later than Friday, September 9.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

08.27.2022

Good afternoon Warrior families,

Breakfast service for our students may be an opportunity for our school this year, if there is enough interest. Please take a moment to complete the survey at the following link - https://forms.gle/J2upUAj2aGZ6DxQS7 in order to indicate your interest in your student(s) receiving a FREE school breakfast throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

Please submit the form no later than Friday, September 9.


Thank you in advance for your help and support.


08.27.2022

Good morning Warrior families,

We are so excited about nearing the start of our 2022-2023 school year! Our teachers and staff have been preparing for your arrival all week, and we're all looking forward to inviting you in for NDS Open House nights to start the week. On Monday, August, 29, from 4-6 pm., those families who have students with last names A-J are invited to attend Open House night. On Tuesday, August 30, from 4-6 p.m., we will host our second night of Open House for families with students having last names beginning with K-Z. If you can't attend on your designated night, please feel free to attend the opposite night if it works better for your family's schedule. Check out this video to preview what Open House nights will look like and the specifics of where you need to go.

Also, we have extended the online ordering deadline for September lunches. Ordering will now close on Sunday, August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Don't delay! Order your lunches NOW for food service beginning Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 30. If you have placed orders through Orgsonline.com in previous years, you will simply login using your existing username and password. If you are new to our school, you can find the information you need on our school website - https://www.ndschool.org/parent-student-info/warrior-lunch-program to create your account.

Have a beautiful weekend and we look forward to seeing you next week!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

08.27.2022

Good morning Warrior families,

We are so excited about nearing the start of our 2022-2023 school year! Our teachers and staff have been preparing for your arrival all week, and we're all looking forward to inviting you in for NDS Open House nights to start the week. On Monday, August, 29, from 4-6 pm., those families who have students with last names A-J are invited to attend Open House night. On Tuesday, August 30, from 4-6 p.m., we will host our second night of Open House for families with students having last names beginning with K-Z. If you can't attend on your designated night, please feel free to attend the opposite night if it works better for your family's schedule. Check out this video to preview what Open House nights will look like and the specifics of where you need to go.

Also, we have extended the online ordering deadline for September lunches. Ordering will now close on Sunday, August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Don't delay! Order your lunches NOW for food service beginning Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 30. If you have placed orders through Orgsonline.com in previous years, you will simply login using your existing username and password. If you are new to our school, you can find the information you need on our school website - https://www.ndschool.org/parent-student-info/warrior-lunch-program to create your account.

Have a beautiful weekend and we look forward to seeing you next week!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

08.22.2022

Hello New Dimensions Families,

I want to welcome you back for the new school year. This fall, we will be offering the following sports with signups at Open House nights. Signup forms will be available these evenings.

We will begin the fall sports with 6th-8th grade co-ed outdoor soccer tryout sessions September 6-8 after school until 5:00 p.m. on the NDS Athletic field across from where the buses are parked. After tryouts, practices will typically be Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays until games begin.

County little league outdoor soccer practices will likely begin the 1st full week of September. Ages for little league outdoor soccer are the following with an age deadline of August 31:

Pre-Pee Wee 5 and 6 yr olds

Pee Wee 7 and 8 yr olds

Mighty Mite 9 and 10 yr olds

Midget 11 and 12 yr olds

Practices and times for practices will depend on our volunteer coaches schedules.

If you are interested in coaching or assisting our little league outdoor soccer teams please let Coach Brooks know as soon as possible. We cannot do little league sports without your help.

Cheerleading for K-8th graders will be starting the week of September 12. Cheerleaders should meet for practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school until 4:00 p.m.

Girls and boys cross country for 4th-8th graders will be starting Monday, September 19. Practices before meets begin will typically be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays after school until 5:00 p.m. on the NDS school campus.

The 4th-5th grade archery club will begin Monday, October 1 with the club meeting each Monday from after school until 5:00 p.m. And, the 6th-8th grade archery club will begin Wednesday, October 3 with the club meeting each Wednesday also from after school until 5:00p.m. The two archery clubs will run through the beginning of October until likely the middle of November. Competition teams for archery will likely start in late November or early December.

In addition to sports sign ups at Open House there will also be opportunities to sign up for the annual Sunrise Run and to purchase our new athletic apparel.

If you have any questions please email Coach Brooks at mbrooks@ndschool.org or text him at 813-215-4879.

Thank you and I'm looking forward to a great school year!!

Coach Brooks

08.21.2022

Hello Warrior families,

Just a reminder that our students come back to school on Thursday, September 1. I hope you are excited about the new school year and my wish is that this will be our best school year ever.

To get all of us ready for the new school year, there will be two days for open house at New Dimensions. Open house will be held on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. We encourage students with last names starting with A to J to attend on August 29 and K to Z on August 30 but if those dates are not convenient families may attend the day that is best for them. Open house will give everyone an opportunity to meet each other, tour the school, meet the teachers, drop off any school supplies, and ask any questions that you might have.

New Dimensions will be “staggering” the enrollment dates for our kindergarteners so each child will receive as much individual attention on their first day as possible. All our kindergarten girls will be in school on Thursday, September 1 and just the boys on Friday, September 2. The entry times for staggered kindergarten will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

For those families interested in ordering catered lunch for September 6 to 30, please use the orgs online information that is located on or school website or that will be emailed to you. The ordering window will be open until August 26.

New Dimensions is working on a free breakfast program beginning in October. Be expecting a survey is the coming week related to this program.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions

08.16.2022

Good morning Warrior families,

Please be advised that the Orgsonline Lunch Ordering System is currently down. If you have tried to place lunch orders, you have been unsuccessful. Please know we are aware, and you should be able to begin orders by tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17 and continue placing orders through Friday, August 26. Those orders will be for food service beginning Tuesday, September 6 through Friday, September 30.

If you have placed orders through Orgsonline.com in previous years, you will simply login using your existing username and password. If you are new to our school, you can find the information you need on our school website - https://www.ndschool.org/parent-student-info/warrior-lunch-program to create your account. The information is also included below.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Have a beautiful day!

Kelly Lookadoo, NDS Public Relations

To get started:

New Users:

  1. Go to www.orgsonline.com to set up a new account.

  2. Enter your name and contact information. All fields are required.

  3. Enter the New Dimensions School Code: 516NDCSNC and select Continue.

  4. Enter the remaining registration information, and follow the prompts to review and complete registration.

  5. When you order in subsequent months, you will simply log on with your email address and password, then choose menu options for each child for the month, and submit payment.

Existing Lunch Program Users:

  1. Go to www.orgsonline.com to order

  2. Log in with your email address and password you previously created

  3. Choose menu options for each child for the month

  4. Submit online payment

There are a few of things you will want to remember.

  • You need to place a separate order for each child who is ordering lunch.

  • The first time you visit the school lunch website, login as a FIRST TIME USER to activate your account.

  • You will use the school code shown above to activate your account (516NDCSNC).

  • Follow the on-screen prompts to setup your family account.

  • If you encounter a login problem, use the GET HELP button to request assistance.

  • The submitted information will be recorded and used next time you return to the school lunch program.

  • You will need to log in each month to place an order. Once you log in, you will see your family account.

You MUST process each order until you see the Order Confirmation page. Do not stop until you see an Order Confirmation for the order being submitted. The system does not recognize an order until you see the Confirmation Page. We cannot process your order if it has not been fully submitted and confirmed.

08.14.2022

Good Afternoon Warrior Family

It is hard to believe that summer is over, and our students come back to school on Thursday, September 1. I hope you are excited about the new school year and my wish is that this will be our best school year ever.

To get all of us ready for the new school year, there will be two days for open house at New Dimensions. Open house will be held on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. We encourage students with last names starting with A to J to attend on August 29 and K to Z on August 30 but if those dates are not convenient families may attend the day that is best for them. Open house will give everyone an opportunity to meet each other, tour the school, meet the teachers, drop off any school supplies, and ask any questions that you might have.

As most schools do, we will be “staggering” the enrollment dates for our kindergarteners so each child will receive as much individual attention on their first day as possible. All our kindergarten girls will be in school on Thursday, September 1 and just the boys on Friday, September 2. The entry times for staggered kindergarten will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. All kindergarteners will be in school on Tuesday, September 6. New Dimensions will be observing the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5.

For those families interested in ordering catered lunch for September 6 to 30, please use the orgs online information that is located on and school website and that will be emailed to you between August 15 and August 26 to place your student’s order.

I want you to know what an honor it is for me to be the Director of the New Dimensions School. It is a privilege to lead such a qualified team and serve such a fine group of young people. I look forward to working with you to meet the needs of your children and to prepare them for a successful future.

Please know that my door is always open for you. I wish you and your family the very best.

David Burleson

Director, New Dimensions