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May

Camino Seguro Food Drive - Thank you!
2021-2022 YEARBOOK

Yearbook memories last FOREVER, so don't miss this year's YEARBOOK! The yearbook will be available but only those that are pre-ordered will be printed.  


We will have pre-orders available next week. Stay tuned!

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MS Warrior Night - May 6
MS StuCo Bakesale! - May 4
Camino Seguro Food Drive

The Camino Seguro Food Drive has started! We are asking for all students to donate canned food and non-perishables to the families served by Camino Seguro. Donations can be left in boxes located in front of the Admin build near the traffic circle.

Camino Seguro is an organization that provides assistance to families that live below the poverty line in Guatemala. Education and nutrition are their main focuses for the children and their families. If you want to know more about this organization and what they do their website is linked here. We will be collecting food until May 13th. Thank you for your support! 

https://www.safepassage.org/es/ 

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Return of Wonderful Colegio Maya Tradition: Guerreros por Guate Ticket Sales Now Live!

IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING! You can now officially start buying tickets for the Guerreros por Guate race through the following form!! 


This is the general information:

Location: Cayala 
Date: Sunday, May 15th 
Ticket price: Q130


All proceeds from the race will go to one of NHS’ service projects, Alcance Por Mi Barrio, an organization that helps at-risk youth by providing a variety of after-school classes like English, math, art, and more. 


For any questions or concerns, please contact carreraguerreros@gmail.com or visit our Instagram page @guerrerosporguate.


Sincerely,

The NHS Race Committee.

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April

Camino Seguro Food Drive

The Camino Seguro Food Drive has started! We are asking for all students to donate canned food and non-perishables to the families served by Camino Seguro. Donations can be left in boxes located in front of the Admin build near the traffic circle.

Camino Seguro is an organization that provides assistance to families that live below the poverty line in Guatemala. Education and nutrition are their main focuses for the children and their families. If you want to know more about this organization and what they do their website is linked here. We will be collecting food until May 13th. Thank you for your support! 

https://www.safepassage.org/es/ 

Read More about Camino Seguro Food Drive
Return of Wonderful Colegio Maya Tradition: Guerreros por Guate Ticket Sales Now Live!

IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING! You can now officially start buying tickets for the Guerreros por Guate race through the following form!! 


This is the general information:

Location: Cayala 
Date: Sunday, May 15th 
Ticket price: Q130


All proceeds from the race will go to one of NHS’ service projects, Alcance Por Mi Barrio, an organization that helps at-risk youth by providing a variety of after-school classes like English, math, art, and more. 


For any questions or concerns, please contact carreraguerreros@gmail.com or visit our Instagram page @guerrerosporguate.


Sincerely,

The NHS Race Committee.

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Clash of Colors Spirit Week!

We are looking forward to enjoying Clash of Colors on April 8. In the lead-up to Clash of Colors, we will have a Spirit Week and all students are encouraged to participate. In order to join the Clash of Colors activities on the early release day, April 8, each student must submit a permission slip.

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AirPods Pro Raffle

Want to win an AirPods Pro? Get your tickets now to register for the AirPods Pro Raffle! All tickets cost Q50/$7, and for every ticket you purchase, you will be issued an entry into the raffle. The raffle opens today, March 27, and will close on April 17. Join us for our live show on April 20 at 5:00 PM, where we will determine who wins the grand prize (Zoom links will be sent via email to all raffle registrants).

*All funds will help support NHS-sponsored service projects. 

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MayaPaca!

Please donate your old clothes to MayaPaca! All you need to do is give the school garita a bag of your clean clothes with a "MayaPaca" label on it. We will collect your donations and host another sale in June for our school workers. Our workers need your help.

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March

Clash of Colors Spirit Week!

We are looking forward to enjoying Clash of Colors on April 8. In the lead-up to Clash of Colors, we will have a Spirit Week and all students are encouraged to participate. In order to join the Clash of Colors activities on the early release day, April 8, each student must submit a permission slip.

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AirPods Pro Raffle

Want to win an AirPods Pro? Get your tickets now to register for the AirPods Pro Raffle! All tickets cost Q50/$7, and for every ticket you purchase, you will be issued an entry into the raffle. The raffle opens today, March 27, and will close on April 17. Join us for our live show on April 20 at 5:00 PM, where we will determine who wins the grand prize (Zoom links will be sent via email to all raffle registrants).

*All funds will help support NHS-sponsored service projects. 

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MayaPaca!

Please donate your old clothes to MayaPaca! All you need to do is give the school garita a bag of your clean clothes with a "MayaPaca" label on it. We will collect your donations and host another sale in June for our school workers. Our workers need your help.

Read More about MayaPaca!
Warrior Store

After much anticipation and organization, the Warrior Store is finally back!! We are going to be open every morning this week before class starts. Our merch is limited so make sure to purchase it and show your school spirit. All profits are directed to NHS and NJHS supported activities, which include the Workers Fund, Alcance Por Mi Barrio, and so much more. Let’s embrace the Maya Spirit by wearing the pieces with great pride.

P.S. There is a new limited edition merch coming out soon ;). If you have any questions, contact yrsong@cm.edu.gt. 


*Order your merch through this form or at school!

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DEIR Club Bakesale

The D.E.I.R Club is excited to host a bake sale on March 8, 2022. This coincides with International Women’s Day, which aligns with the D.E.I.R Club’s goal to initiate and push Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect within our school. 


There will be a sheet in case you do not bring money on the day of the bake sale - please make sure to pay the money back. The proceeds will be going to future D.E.I.R Initiatives including a Children’s book in the making seeking to introduce these ideas to the young minds at Colegio Maya. 


If you have any questions, please feel free to email: Travis B. - tbluemling@cm.edu.gt


In addition to this, we would like to use this email as an opportunity to allow for students to reach out to any of us should they feel discriminated against or alienated within our school so we can address these topics - anonymously - and bring change in our school community.
 

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Guerreros por Guate

Every year, NHS hosts a race to support Alcance por mi Barrio, an organization that helps at-risk youth by providing a variety of after-school classes like English, math, art, and more. We are excited to announce that we are organizing an in-person race this year. Stay tuned for more information regarding dates, location, and protocols!!! 

If you have any questions please contact: carreraguerreros@gmail.com
 

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February

Warrior Store

After much anticipation and organization, the Warrior Store is finally back!! We are going to be open every morning this week before class starts. Our merch is limited so make sure to purchase it and show your school spirit. All profits are directed to NHS and NJHS supported activities, which include the Workers Fund, Alcance Por Mi Barrio, and so much more. Let’s embrace the Maya Spirit by wearing the pieces with great pride.

P.S. There is a new limited edition merch coming out soon ;). If you have any questions, contact yrsong@cm.edu.gt. 


*Order your merch through this form or at school!

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If you have not done so already, please fill out the consent form. We have been given an extension by the Ministry of Education until Monday, February 28. Please email it to assistant@cm.edu.gt.

Without this form filled in by the 28th, a student will not be allowed to attend school in person when the Semaforo is in Red. While we are in Orange now, we are required to file this paperwork, before the next Semaforo update.

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This week, we are uniting to support one another and call out bullying in all its forms. Pink Shirt Day will be recognized at Colegio Maya on Tuesday, February 22, and everyone is encouraged to come to school that day wearing pink. In solidarity, we will show our support to make everyone feel included and supported and to identify the ongoing need to address bullying in our schools.

Join us in participating by wearing something pink! If you don't have anything pink, HS STUCO will be selling pink sweatshirts Tuesday before school! 

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In discussion with the Ministry of Education, we are moving with regards to filing paperwork for being able to be open for instruction should there be a RED Semaforo. 

The student consent form was sent to your Colegio Maya email accounts. This form must be completed by Tuesday, February 22, at 3:00 pm. Please fill out the attached form and mail it back to: assistant@cm.edu.gt.
 

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Guerreros por Guate

Every year, NHS hosts a race to support Alcance por mi Barrio, an organization that helps at-risk youth by providing a variety of after-school classes like English, math, art, and more. We are excited to announce that we are organizing an in-person race this year. Stay tuned for more information regarding dates, location, and protocols!!! 

If you have any questions please contact: carreraguerreros@gmail.com
 

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NHS Silent Auction

The Silent Auction is back! From February 7th to February 16th, NHS will be holding the second silent auction of the 2021-2022 school year. You will be able to get the chance to enjoy savory goods, treats, and so much more! The bidding process will be the same as last year.

 

Happy bidding!
 

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January

Congratulations to the Maya MUN team members who participated in the AMERIMUNC IX Conference at American University this weekend. Special recognition to Seung Min B., voted Best Delegate, and Juan Fran V., voted Honorable Mention and winner of the Diplomacy Award.

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Parent Workshops - Zen Parenting Summit 2022

Take a look at this exciting opportunity featuring Rosalind Wiseman, one of the developers of our social-emotional curriculum Cultures Of Dignity!

Zen Parenting will host Rosalind Wiseman as one of the speakers to focus on Caring For Ourselves And Our Children In An Unpredictable World, from January 31st to February 4th.
 
Cultures of Dignity’s founder, Rosalind Wiseman, will be speaking about creating Cultures of Dignity in:

Our schools
Our homes
Our world

Please join us for five inspiring days of discussion as we celebrate compassion and understanding within ourselves and between our children.

Registration is free, and you can access this great educational content until the end of February!

The events of our planet in recent years have taken uncertainty in living — that becomes especially evident in our role as parents — to a whole new level. We are faced with navigating a new set of social, emotional, and intellectual challenges, calling on our need for community and connection like never before. Join us for five illuminating days of discussion and exploration as we celebrate compassion and come together in a spirit of self-care and commitment to our kids. Registration is free and you can access content until the end of February!

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AASCA Debate

Congratulations to our AASCA Debate teams! They debated against several other teams in the region on important issues and topics. The Junior Varsity team won 1st place, and one of the JV team members, Roslyn H., was voted best speaker of the tournament. Congratulations to our Varsity team as well, who competed hard and helped to support our Junior Varsity students.

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Bottle Collection

Please keep and donate your clear plastic soda and water bottles (small and medium sizes) to Ms. Sasha in Secondary Art for a recycled bottle chandelier project. There will be bins placed around campus for collection. You can also drop them off in the Secondary office with Ms. Paola or Mr. Kupperstein, and they will be collected.

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