NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Monday, April 27, 2015
Monday detention will be held with Mr. Negro.
There will be a National Honor Society meeting today during Extra Help.
Prom will be held Saturday, May 9. Tickets will be on sale Thursday, April 23, Tuesday, April 28, Thursday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 5 before school and every day during 5th & 6th period lunches. Ticket prices are $35 for NW seniors and $50 for NW juniors and any out of school guest.
The Out of School Guest forms for the 2015 prom are available in the front office for anyone taking a guest from another school.
PARENTS/FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 2015 Now is your chance to submit a message, a memory, a photo, or all of these things to be included in your senior's yearbook! Parental Displays of Affection (PDAs) will be published in the senior section of the 2014-15 yearbook. All ads will be in color. You may purchase a senior ad from now until April 30th. Please see below for ad sizes and ad prices. Sample ads may be viewed in the most recent publication of The Northwestern or by looking at a recent yearbook. Please make all checks for senior ads payable to Northwestern High School and write "Yearbook Senior Ad" in the check memo. Photos and messages may be emailed to email@example.com. Hard copies of pictures may also be submitted. They will be scanned and returned as quickly as possible.
Senior Ads/PDA Prices
-1/8 page ad with one photo and a message=$25.00
-1/4 page ad with up to two photos and a message=$50.00
-1/2 page ad with up to three photos and message=$75.00
Graduation picture forms are available in the office for any seniors who wish to purchase a photo of their graduation ceremonies.
In honor of National Poetry Month, the library is sponsoring a poetry contest. There will be extra credit for those who participate and prizes for the winners. Stop by the library or see your English teacher for more details.
Attention students, with prom season coming up you need to make sure that your school fees and any lunch charges are paid or you will not be allowed to even purchase prom tickets or continue to participate in any athletics or graduation. If you are not sure if you owe fees, please see Mrs. Reed in the front office.
TO SIGN UP FOR OHIO ALERTS:
This service will text your cell phone in case of an emergency dismissal or delay.
Go to http://www.ohioalerts.com/.
Click on Wayne County and then Northwestern Local Schools.
Make sure you get District Alerts AND your child's Building Alerts.
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.
The American Legion scholarship application is now available in the Guidance Office. Deadline for this scholarship is May 9.
Attention High School Juniors and Seniors: Luk USA will be having their first ever Career Fair for High School Students on Saturday, May 16 from 8am - 12 noon at Wooster High School. LuK representatives will be on site to talk about career paths in manufacturing and engineering as well as the LuK apprenticeship program. Buses will also be available to transport students and families to LuK for a brief plant tour. For more information, see Mr. Shearer or stop in Guidance.
The Wayne County Student-Athlete of the Year scholarship application is now available in the guidance office. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have played high school softball, and will be competing in collegiate athletics.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is once again accepting applications for their Teen Ambassador Board. The Teen Ambassador Board is an excellent opportunity for your rising high school juniors and seniors to engage in law and government. Students will have the opportunity to solve issues affecting Ohio’s teens, work with our Assistant Attorneys General, attend regional events, and much more. The application can be found here: http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Files/Government-Entities/High-School/2014-15-TAB-Application-Form.aspx. Applications are due by April 30.
If you signed up to take US History to 1877 or Music History through Wayne College, you must complete the online application by May 15. Stop by Guidance if you have any questions. If you've already filled out the online application for either or both schools, make sure you've told Guidance so we can mail your transcript and ACT scores to the right school(s).
Hey Juniors and Seniors! The Guidance office has received information on an essay contest sponsored by the Ashland County Bar Association to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Top prize is a notebook/tablet. For more info, stop into the guidance office or check with Mrs. Kimmich or Mr. Martin.
Interested in learning more about the application process for the Service academies? Informational sessions are being held in April across the state. If interested, stop in to Guidance for more information.
The Guidance Office has information on the following summer experiences:
DEADLINE to apply OPPORTUNITY WEBSITE
April 2015 US Naval Academy STEM Program www.usna.edu/admissions/STEM
June (week varies depending on grade) residential camp
for rising 9-11th graders
ASAP US Naval Academy Summer Seminar www.usna.edu/admissions/NASS
Week long residential seminar for rising seniors has academic focus.
June 2015 Summer @ Hiram Academies: www.hiram.edu/summerathiram
Residential camps in Science and Technology, Writing and the Arts,
June 2015 Wright State University Summer STEMM programs www.wright.edu/precollege
Overnight STEMM camps in late June
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
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
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015
Monday, April 27
5:00PM Varsity Baseball vs. Waynedale
5:00PM JV Baseball @ Waynedale
5:00PM Varsity Softball vs. Waynedale
5:00PM JV Softball @ Waynedale
Tuesday, April 28
4:30PM Varsity Track Field Tri−Meet w/Chippewa Waynedale − Senior Night
5:00PM Varsity Baseball @ Waynedale
5:00PM JV Baseball vs. Waynedale
5:00PM Varsity Softball @ Waynedale
5:00PM JV Softball vs. Waynedale
Wednesday, April 29
5:00PM Freshman Baseball vs. Fairless
5:00PM Varsity Softball @ Norwayne
5:00PM JV Softball @ Norwayne
Thursday, April 30
4:30PM JV Baseball @ Crestview
5:00PM JV Softball vs. Black River
Friday, May 01
5:00PM Freshman Baseball @ Buckeye
5:00PM Varsity Track Field Red Rider Relays @ Orrville
Saturday, May 02
11:00AM Varsity Baseball vs. Loudonville
11:00AM JV Baseball @ Loudonville
11:00AM Varsity Softball vs. Loudonville
11:00AM JV Softball @ Loudonville
11:00AM Freshman Softball @ Jackson
1:00PM Varsity Baseball vs. Loudonville
1:00PM JV Baseball @ Loudonville
1:00PM Varsity Softball vs. Loudonville
1:00PM JV Softball @ Loudonville
1:00PM Freshman Softball @ Jackson
Happy Birthday to Jimmy Volcansek and Mr. Shearer