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 Field Trips: PreK-12th grades 5-6 trips each year per class

 Community Service: weekly activities and various projects throughout the year. Student Mentor Program: 7th grade students mentor PreK-4th grade students weekly for 1 hr

 Gambia Project: Support humanitarian projects in Gambia, Africa including: Funding academic scholarships, a three week annual summer Service Learning Trip supporting special projects like building wells, schools and bridges, and environmental friendly solar ovens, and creating food and nutrition, health education and job training programs.

 Spelling Bee: grades 4-8 compete, with the winner representing NHA in the annual PG County Spelling Bee

 Geography Bee: grades 4-8 compete, with the winner testing to move onto state level

 Winter Holiday Performance: classes and dance teams perform for parents and friends.

 Standardized Testing: Terra Nova test taken in April for grades K-7 PSAT: Pre Scholastic Aptitude Tests given in October for grades 8-11

 Field Day: K-12th grade classes participate in games, race & activities; older students mentor and support elementary students

 High School Prom: formal dance, usually held in the spring for grades 10-12

 Award Ceremony: June assembly honoring achievement in academics, physical education, community service, homework completion and attendance etc...

 Graduation Ceremonies: Preschool graduation and High School graduation in early June

 Harvest Festival: food, fun, games and activities with funds going to classroom based trips

 Black History Performance: Student entertainment with a keynote speaker

 Music Department Performance: classes perform vocal and instrumental music

 International Night: food from around the world, student entertainment; funding to PTO

 Dance Parties: Social dances and parties offered during the year for various age groups

 End of Year Class Trips: Each class plans an end-of-year adventure.

 Poetry Slam: original student poetry read by authors during evening dinner performance

 Talent Show: Opportunity for students to present their individual talents.

 Classroom-based Activities: Donuts for Dads, Mother Day Teas, etc.

 Science Fair: grades 407 participate; entries judged by AP Biology Students




  League recreational sports with practices and games (Pre-K intra-mural only)
  Basketball, Soccer, Track, Volleyball, Flag Football, Tae Kwon Do, Cheerleading etc
  Boys and Girls Competitive Basketball from elementary - high school
  Nationally ranked Girls Varisty Basketball



 Dance Companies: Pre-professional troupes and recreational dancers participate in performances and competitions at NHA and the broader community
  Spring recital & performance opportunities
  Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, African, Classical Ballet, Spanish Flamenco etc...

 Drama: Spring student musical and performance opportunities



 RoboTech Club: students build lego robots and compete.

 Dungeons and Dragons: Upper School game play

 Student generated clubs welcome: find adult advisor and work with the administration