HS Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Wednesday school will be held with Mrs. Michalak in room 120.

There will be no school on Friday, November 28 and Monday, December 1 for Thanksgiving break.  Enjoy your holiday!

Northwestern High School is beginning our “Share A Christmas” campaign for this year!  We are starting a week early this year so you can do some early “Black Friday” shopping!! 
This campaign is run and sponsored by STAR and this is our 16th year of sharing our blessings and gifts with children in our own school district.
We have A LOT of children to buy for this year, so PLEASE share your love, care and concern during this holiday season and pick a card from the tree in the main office.  PLEASE make sure that you when you take a card, sign the sheet on the office counter with YOUR name and the NUMBER on the card. You can buy as much as you want, but PLEASE try and buy at least one clothing item and at least one toy for each child.
These gifts NEED to be wrapped and returned to Mrs. Hannah’s room by December 17th, WITH the card attached to it. 

Please support “Coats for Kids” sponsored by Salvation Army of Wooster and Howard Hanna Real Estate.  They are asking for gently used and/or new coats these may be brought to the front office and put in the red box.  Coats must be brought in by Friday, December 5th.  Thank you for your support.

Congratulations to the following:
JOB INTERVIEW:  Phil Eberly-1st, Ashley Besancon-3rd, Katie Stull-2nd, Amaya White-2nd, Jordan Sims
NOVICE PARLI:  1st-Cody Tegtmeier, Amaya White, Rae Rempher, Austin wood, Jessie Bair, Kennedy Hoffer, Emily Finley, David Miley, Christie Franks.
VARSITY PARLI:  1st-Phil Eberly, Katie Weber, Katie Stull, Kaci Way, Rachelle Howman, Adam Miley, Sarah Maximovich, Vickie Devore and Emily Flinn.

Students who are participating in the Talent Show should be released to the auditorium around 9am to prepare for the show.

There are Y-Ball basketball league forms available in the front office for any high school student not currently playing for their high school team.  The games are played on Saturdays at the YMCA /Woodland Facility. Registration deadline is December 31st.

Seniors! Your senior photos and baby pictures are due for inclusion in the yearbook by Friday, December 12th. Please email to Mrs. Hudson or drop off in her classroom.

The Wayne County Public Library's Event Calendar for December 2014 is now available online at:
http://www.wcpl.info/Services/LibraryEventCalendars.aspx  We also have copies of the calendars available in the front office.

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.


Students: You and your parents are invited to the Wayne County Schools Career Center Open House on Thursday, December 4, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Career Center in Smithville. All 25 Career-Tech programs will be open for you to explore!
Students visiting Exercise Science & Sports Medicine should go to Wooster High School, and those wanting to see Engineering Technologies should go to Orrville High School.
Sophomores wanting to enroll in Cosmetology must attend, as the required Reading Lexile test will be given that night.  For more information, call the Career Center.
Anyone with ACT Bootcamp registration money needs to turn it in to Mr. Burkholder or the front office. 

A mailing has gone out to all sophomores, juniors and seniors regarding an ACT Boot Camp being held at Black River High School on Tuesday, Dec. 9.  This workshop is designed to increase your ACT scores.  Please make sure to discuss this Boot Camp with your parents to decide if this is for YOU!
Information on a creative writing contest is available in the guidance office and also with the junior and senior English teachers. 

Looking for a summer adventure?  The Student Conservation Association is now taking applications for summer high school crews.  SCA members preserve America's national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and more.  If interested, see Mrs. Ryan for more info.

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:

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
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
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


Presale tickets for the Boys Basketball Holiday Showcase at Hiland on December 30th at 6pm are on sale in the High School Office. Adult tickets are $8.00, student tickets are $4.00. Adult tickets at the door are $10.00.

All fall athletes who received a special award at their respective awards night will need to report to the commons at the beginning of Husky Huddle, December 2nd for a picture.

Saturday, November 29
6:00PM Girls JV Basketball vs, South Central High School
7:30PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. South Central High School

Thursday, December 04
6:00PM Girls JV Basketball VS Hillsdale
7:30PM Girls Varsity Basketball VS Hillsdale

Friday, December 05
6:00PM Boys JV Basketball VS Triway
7:30PM Boys Varsity Basketball VS Triway

Saturday, December 06
9:00AM Boys JV Wrestling @ Tuslaw
10:00AM Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Ashland
10:00AM Boys Freshman Basketball VS Hillsdale
1:00PM Girls JV Basketball @ Mapleton
2:30PM Girls Varsity Basketball @ Mapleton
6:00PM Boys JV Basketball VS Mapleton
7:30PM Boys Varsity Basketball VS Mapleton

Happy Birthday to:
Sunday:  Derek Darnall and Mr. Thut
Monday:  Dawson Flinn




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