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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Friday, September 19, 2014


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

To all you people who enjoy writing creatively.  The Herald is hosting a creative writing contest. The topic will be horror.  Details will be in the library and English rooms.

Sra. Wyles and Madame Gillespi would like the students who went on the trip to Europe this summer to report for a short meeting during extra help today to discuss a couple of follow up items from the trip. Gracias

Congratulations to the following seniors for being elected senior class officers:  President: Ethan Beegle, Vice President: Courtney Dunn, Secretary: Kerri Manley and Treasurer: Bethany Forbes.
There will be a Student Council meeting today and Monday in Mrs. Kimmich's room 109. We are in the final stretch for Homecoming and need to get things finalized.
Homecoming is quickly approaching and is scheduled for Saturday, September 27. The theme is "Under the Neon Lights." Please make sure all dresses are school appropriate. If you are unsure if your dress is appropriate, ask Mrs. Nupp or Mrs. Kimmich. No inappropriate dresses will be permitted.  Also, Homecoming tickets are now on sale during lunch and also some mornings. Remember, you cannot purchase tickets to Homecoming if you have overdue fees. These must be paid prior to purchasing a ticket.  Ticket prices are $5 for a single ticket and $9 for a couple. If you are bringing a guest from another school, please make sure you have an out of school guest form turned in prior to the dance. These can be picked up in the front office.

There are event flyers in the front office for the West Salem Branch of the Wayne Co. Public Library.  Please stop by and pick one up to see what is happening at the library this month!  Please follow this link to bookmark the website on your computer:  http://www.wcpl.info/Services/LibraryEventCalendars.aspx

Attn Jrs. & Srs. Husky Hype will meet in room 116 today during Extra Help.  We will be organizing Homecoming Spirit.

Any sophomores interested in being a class officer should stop by the library to get a nomination form from Mrs. Hines. Completed forms should be returned to Mrs. Hines by the end of the today, Sept. 19th.
Hey Snow Lovers,
It's time to join the Northwestern Bad Dog Boarders Snowboarding & Ski Club. There are 8 charter bus trips planned this season to Snow Trails. Get your application in the office or from Mrs. White. The deadline is October 10th or when the bus is full.

Any freshmen who would like to be part of our STAR leadership team here at Northwestern High School needs to complete an application and turn it in to Mrs. Hannah by September 22!!  The applications can be picked up in your English class from Ms. Litten.

2013-2014 yearbooks are in! If you pre-ordered, you may stop by Mrs. Hudson's room in between classes or during Extra Help to pick up your book. Please do not come during class time.

Just a reminder that federal law requires males to register for the selective service when you turn 18.  Go to www.sss.gov to register.

Any student who will be driving to school this year will need to stop in at the front office and pick up a parking permit application. This year we will be issuing parking permits to be kept in your car.

GUIDANCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Senior student-athletes that are interested in applying for the Wendy's High School Heisman award may do so by October 3rd at WendysHeisman.com.  Stop in to the Guidance Office if you want more information.

Believe in Ohio is a free program from The Ohio Academy of Science to help students understand what job opportunities are available here in Ohio in STEM-related fields. All students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to attend a 1-day session to learn more about local jobs, college majors, and careers in STEM-related fields. The forum will be from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11 at Lorain County Community College in Elyria. A bus will provide transportation to and from Northwestern High School. This event is free and open to all high school students. Spots are limited and students must sign-up in the Guidance Office no later than Thursday, October 2, in order to attend.

College fairs are a fantastic way to pick up a lot of information from many different colleges at once. You can speak to college representatives from community colleges, 2-year and 4-year colleges, public schools and private schools. They are free to attend and a great way to start or continue your college search process. Here are some upcoming college fairs to consider attending:

1. Tuesday, September 23: College Fair at OSU-Mansfield & North Central State College in the Campus Recreation Center. The Fair is from 6:00 - 8:00 pm and includes a Financial Aid Session to learn about college financing options at 6:00 pm.

2. Monday, September 29: The Wayne County Counselor's Association College Fair at Wooster High School from 6:30-8:00 pm.

3. Wednesday, October 8: College Fair for Students with Learning Disabilities at Gahanna Lincoln High School Cafeteria from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Address is 140 South Hamilton Road, Gahanna, Ohio. This is your opportunity to explore various programs and you can compare/contrast the wide range of accommodations. For more information, contact Phyllis Solove at 614.478.5500 x126.

The next ACT test date you can sign up for is the October 25th test. The registration deadline is September 19. Students must register online at www.actstudent.org/start. If you register by the September 19 deadline, the cost is $38.00 for non-writing and $54.50 if you choose to take the writing portion. The October test is strongly recommended for any seniors still needing to take the ACT to ensure you are not missing any college or scholarship deadlines. Stop by Guidance if you have any questions about the ACT or need help with registering.
Attention Senior student-athletes: Seniors involved with at least one varsity sport, who has a 3.0 gpa or better, and who are an active leader in our school/community are invited to apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award by October 3, 2014. You will get a chance to be honored at the Hesiman Trophy ceremony in New York City. The first 25,000 completed applications will receive a $10 Wendy's Gift Card. Apply online at WendysHeisman.com.
The PSAT will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Northwestern High School. This is an optional test for sophomores or juniors interested in preparing for the SAT and gaining standardized testing experience. The National Merit Scholarship is also based off of top-scoring juniors who take the PSAT.  Students must sign up in the Guidance Office by Friday, October 10.  Cost is $14.00 per student and checks can be made payable to Northwestern High School.
ACT Test Dates 2014-15
Please register online at www.actstudent.org. Be sure to remember the username/password you create along with the email address you use to register so that you will be able to log-in to view test scores, register for additional tests, etc. You will need to upload a photo of yourself that will be printed on your admission ticket for ID purposes the morning of the test so make sure your photo is uploaded by the deadline and that you print off your admission ticket to take with you on Test Day. Also, you will need to have a valid photo id (i.e. Driver’s license).
Test Date Registration Regular Deadline  Photo Upload Deadline
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 October 17
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 December 5
February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 January 30
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 April 10
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 June 5

SAT Test Dates 2014-15
Please register online at www.sat.org/register. Like the ACT, you will need to upload a photo of yourself that will be printed on your admission ticket for ID purposes the morning of the test. Be sure to print off your admission ticket to take with you on Test Day. Also, you will need to have a valid photo id (i.e. Driver’s license). For more info, go to sat.org/test-day.
Test Date Registration Regular Deadline
October 11, 2014 September 12, 2014
November 8, 2014 October 9, 2014
December 6, 2014 November 6, 2014
January 24, 2015 December 29, 2014
March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015

updated:  9/12/2014    COLLEGE REP VISITS 2014/15
DATE OF VISIT PERIOD/TIME NAME OF COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY
9/25/2014  3rd (8:51)  Wayne College
9/29/2014  3rd (8:51)  Heidelberg University
  7th (12:23)  Bluffton University
9/30/2014  2nd (8:05)  Cleveland State University
  5th (10:21)  Youngstown State University
10/1/2014  7th (12:23)  University of Findlay
10/7/02014  3rd (8:51)  LaRoche College
10/8/2014  7th (12:23)  Muskingum University
10/14/2014  4th (9:36)  Ohio Christian University
10/16/2014  5th (10:21)  University of Mount Union
10/20/2014  3rd (8:51)  Walsh University
  4th (9:36)  Ohio State
10/21/2014  2nd (8:05)  Ohio Northern University
10/23/2014  2nd (8:05)  Baldwin Wallace University
  8th (1:42)  Ashland University
10/24/2014  3rd (8:51)  Ursuline College
11/4/2014  5th (10:21)  University of Akron
Juniors and seniors who wish to attend any of the above presentations must submit the proper form with teacher signatures to the
guidance office at least one day prior to the visit in order to have their names added to the approved list.
HIGLIGHTED SCHOOLS ARE RECENT ADDITIONS.


ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Friday, September 19
7:30PM Boys Varsity Football @ Dalton High School

Saturday, September 20
8:30AM Boys Varsity Golf @ State Farm Invite
9:00AM Coed Varsity Cross Country @ Malone Invitational
10:00AM Boys JV Football vs. Dalton High School
10:00AM Girls Varsity Volleyball Tri vs. Shelby/Ashland
10:00AM Girls JV Volleyball Tri w/Ashland@Shelby
11:00AM Boys JV Soccer vs. Norwayne High School
11:00AM Girls JV Soccer @ Norwayne High School
1:00PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Norwayne High School
1:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer @ Norwayne High School
      
Monday, September 22
8:30 AM V Golf @ Forest Hills Oberlin Sectionals
5:00PM Boys JV Soccer vs Buckeye High School
5:00PM Girls Freshman Volleyball @ Orrville High School

Tuesday, September 23
4:30PM Coed Varsity Cross Country @ Orrville Invite
5:30PM Girls JV Volleyball vs. Hillsdale High School
7:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Hillsdale High School
7:00PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Hillsdale High School

Thursday, September 25
5:00PM Boys JV Soccer vs. Waynedale High School
5:30PM Girls JV Volleyball @ Dalton High School
7:00PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Garfield High School−Akron
7:00PM Boys Freshman Football @ Smithville High School
7:00PM Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Dalton High School

Friday, September 26
7:30PM Boys Varsity Football vs. Smithville  - Homecoming

Saturday, September 27
10:00AM Boys JV Football @ Smithville High School
10:00AM Boys JV Soccer @ Coshocton High School
10:00AM Girls Freshman Volleyball @ Tuscarawas Central Catholic Tourney
11:00AM Girls JV Soccer vs. Triway High School
12:15PM Boys Varsity Soccer @ Coshocton High School
1:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Triway High School


Happy Birthday to:
Saturday:  Rachel Guidetti

 

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