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Picture 1 Girl with head down captioned, I just want to give up. I don't see the point of trying. Picture 2 two boys smiling captioned, we'll look for hope. Picture 1 sad girl curled up captioned, I try to connect with others but it never works. Picture 2 students sitting in a circle smiling captioned, we'll find connections together. Picture 1 girl with head in hand, captioned, I don't know how to get through a day. It's so draining. Picture 2 two girls laying on floor with paint splattered, smiling captioned, we'll find your strengths and learn how to use them. Picture 1 boy looking at reflection in mirror captioned, I just wish I was normal, like everyone else. Picture 2 two girls with excited expressions captioned, we'll celebrate all of our differences. Picture 1 girl with blank expression with mother in background captioned, I've tried everything to help my kid. I don't know what to do. Picture 2 father and son eating, captioned we'll work as a team to help your family find relief.

Our Mission

NewHope Academy's mission is to provide students with a safe, therapeutic, and educational environment where they develop skills to become effective learners, gain personal insight, and acquire coping strategies. Students earn school credit while working to achieve their intellectual and social-emotional potential.

 

Our students tend to...

  • Be of average to above-average intelligence

  • Withdraw socially and emotionally

  • Experience difficulty “fitting in” a mainstream environment

  • Have difficulty reading social cues

  • “Slip through the cracks” until their problems are severe

  • Procrastinate (specifically with homework and long-term projects)

  • Have difficulty with executive functioning

  • Have talents in art and music

  • Have the potential for academic achievement

  • Struggle with gross and/or fine motor skills

  • Have difficulty with social skills

  • Use frequent illness to avoid school and may become “school avoidant” 

  • Appear sad, lonely, anxious, hopeless, or depressed

  • Harbor anger and hostility but do not act out in school or in the community

Calendar & Events

NewHope News

The Great Penny Wars of 2016

The Junior High Social Studies class is excited to announce that The Great Penny Wars of 2016 have come to a successful end. Students raised $512.41 for Doctors Without Borders!  NHA has agreed to match this donation for a total of $1,024.82!

Volunteer Service

NewHope is committed to increasing students' appreciation of service and community. We strive to build a strong sense of community through volunteer work, fundraising, and school spirit.

Our opportunities this year:

October

  • Somme Woods Restoration Work Day
  • Feed My Starving Children -- Our students, as well as other volunteers from the community, packed enough meals to feed 104 children for a year!!

November

  • Niles Township Food Pantry Food Collection and Donation

December

  • St. Jude's Hospital -- Creating bracelets and cards for patients staying over the holidays
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