This Week:

          • Tuesday, December 17:  Flu Clinic for students who submitted a consent form, 10:45 AM (see below)
          • Thursday, December 19:  Zeke’s Coffee orders distributed
          • Friday, December 20:  Report Cards Mailed
          • Friday, December 20:  Lost & Found items will be donated to a local charity
          • Friday, December 20:  1 PM DISMISSAL, Beginning of Winter Break

                           Mark Your Calendars:

          • Monday, December 23 through Wednesday, January 1:  SCHOOL CLOSED for Winter Break
          • Thursday, January 2:  School resumes


Flu Clinic: Tomorrow!

We reached our 25 person minimum, and our flu clinic will be held on Tuesday, December 17 for those students and staff who submitted a consent form.  The clinic will begin at 10:45 and take place in Ms. Rashida’s office.


Zeke’s Coffee Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Zeke’s Coffee Fundraiser!  We’ll have a total of what we raised after the break.

Orders will be distributed on Thursday, December 19.  Thank you and enjoy!


Lost & Found:  Last Call!

Whatever remains in the Lost and Found by 1 PM dismissal on Friday, December 20 is being donated to a local charity.  Now is the time to stop by or send your child in search of a lost article of clothing.  The Lost and Found bin is located in the Cafe.

Thank you!


Summer Job Opportunities for Students 14 and Older

It’s not too early for your teens to begin thinking about a summer job!  Summer jobs can provide opportunities for students to earn real pay for real work, learn about the workplace, apply education they received during the school year, contribute to communities and families, and connect with positive role models.  YouthWorks summer jobs program is available to students ages 14 to 21.  Beginning January 2, students can apply at  Find out more at


2020-21 Calendar

Baltimore City Public Schools just announced the dates that were approved for their 2020-21 calendar.  For all of you planners out there, here they are:

  • School Starts: August 31, 2020
  • Winter Break: December 23, 2020- January 1, 2021
  • Spring Break: March 29 –April 5, 2021
  • School Ends: June 11, 2021
  • Inclement Weather Recovery Days: June 14-18, 2021

Because we are a Baltimore City Public School, these dates apply to us.  However, our calendar does not always align when it comes to Professional Development dates.  The CNH calendar is typically finalized in March and we’ll have a more complete picture for 2020-21 then.


Enrollment Season Open for 2020-21!

We are now accepting applications from new families for 2020-21 inclusion in the enrollment lottery through 3 PM on Wednesday, February 5.  Please share this information with anyone who may be interested.

We request that CN staff and current families submit sibling applications by Monday, January 27, 2020 so we can determine how many available seats we will have open when we conduct our lottery.  Applications are available in the office or on our website.  You can submit them to the office directly or by scanning and emailing to

Any questions about enrollment for 2020-21?  Contact Stephanie at


Ways to Support City Neighbors Hamilton

Did you know that you can give to City Neighbors Hamilton through United Way?  Well, you can!  And your employer might even match your donation!  If you and your employer give through United Way, please use code 43909.


Now that the holidays are upon us, you might be shopping through Amazon.  If you do, City Neighbors Hamilton can benefit from your purchases if you connect by using and select City Neighbors Hamilton as your charity.  You get the same great Amazon bargains and products–it just allows you to support CNH every time you shop there.

Thank you!


Holiday Happenings in Baltimore

Click to access 2019DPOBHolidayGuide.pdf



Check out all of the great things happening in November and December at the Enoch Pratt Free Library!


Arts/PE Integration and Class Blog

Introducing the Arts/PE Integration and Class Photo Blog. We are excited to share photos of the great work happing in physical education, dance and visual art classes. Check out the photoblog on Mondays to see highlights from the previous week.


Please Share!


Registration Open!



Wanna Meet with Dr. Shyla or Ms. Rashida?

You are invited to make an appointment to meet with either of us using our appointment calendars. Be sure to add the topic/agenda of our meeting in the Notes section, so that we are prepared for the meeting. We look forward to speaking with you. 

Here is the link to Shyla’s Appointment Calendar.

Here is the link to Rashida’s Appointment Calendar.