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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Friday, March 27, 2015


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

The NHS theater group is performing the musical production of Godspell Junior this Friday and Saturday at 7PM.  Tickets are $4.00 for students and $6.00 for adults and are available at the door each night.  It's a great show!  Why not join us?!

Have you ever wanted to sing, dance or act in a musical theater production?  The Wayne County Performing Arts Council will be holding tryouts for a production of Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr” in early April.  There are singing and non-singing parts as well as speaking and non-speaking parts for students from ages 6 to 18.  Tryout dates are April 6th, 8th and 11th at Layton School in Wooster.  For more details please stop by the front office and pick up a flyer.

Liberty Tux will be here on April 14, 2015 to take orders for Prom.

We will now be making up our snow days/cancellations on Monday, March 30 and April 6.
Entry forms are now available in the front office for the Northwestern 5K Spring Balloon Run that will be held on Friday, April 24 at 6:30 PM.
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Go to 
http://www.ohioalerts.com/.
Click on Wayne County and then Northwestern Local Schools.
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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

A reminder to any student who signed up to take any Northwestern class for college credit next year: If you signed up to take Calculus, English 12 or Animal Science for college credit through University of Findlay, you must complete the online application by April 1. 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.
 
Students accepted into the Career Center will meet with Mrs. Bower during Extra Help for scheduling today, March 27.
 
Applications for the Sharon B. Kline, Northwestern Ruritans Josh Canada, and Weltmer
scholarships are now available in the Guidance Office.  Check out the qualifications for these
and many other scholarships on the scholarship list located on the NHS website under the
guidance tab.

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,  
 and Leadership 
June 2015 Wright State University Summer STEMM programs 
www.wright.edu/precollege

 Overnight STEMM camps in late June 

A national college fair is coming to Cleveland on Sunday, April 12 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center. Check out hundreds of colleges from across Ohio, the country and even from around the world! This is a great chance for current sophomores and juniors to pick up lots of information on colleges, speak with college reps, sign up for mailing lists, etc. To view a list of the colleges who will be represented at the Cleveland National Fair and to register for the event, go to www.gotomyncf.com. For more information, visit www.nationalcollegefairs.org.
 
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
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
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

There will be a volleyball meeting for those interested in playing next year on Monday, April 6th during Extra Help.

The All-Sports Scholarship and the Todd Boatner Memorial Scholarship are now available for pick-up from Mrs. Reed in the front office.  You must have participated in sports all four years of high school to be eligible to apply.

Interested in cheerleading for the 15-16 school year?  Please be sure to sign-up at the front office.


Saturday, March 28
11:00 V Baseball vs. Columbia - scrimmage
11:00 JV Baseball @ Columbia - scrimmage
11:00 V Softball @ Buckeye – scrimmage
11:00/1:00 JV Softball vs. Buckeye – double header game

Monday, March 30
5:00PM Varsity Baseball @ Lucas Local Schools
5:00PM JV Baseball vs. Lucas Local Schools

Tuesday, March 31
4:30PM Varsity Track & Field Tri Meet vs Lucas/Hiland
5:00PM Varsity Baseball @ Smithville High School
5:00PM Freshman Baseball @ Hiland High School – Double Header
5:00PM Varsity Softball @ Smithville High School

Wednesday, April 01
5:00PM Varsity Baseball vs. Smithville High School
5:00PM Varsity Softball vs. Smithville High School

Thursday, April 02
5:00PM JV Baseball vs Smithville High School

Saturday, April 04
10:00AM JV Softball @ Crestview High School – Double Header
11:00AM Varsity Baseball @ Black River High School – Double Header
11:00AM Freshman Softball vs. West Holmes High School – Double Header

Happy Birthday to:  Logan Malott
Saturday:  Jared Alberts and Kayla Basinger
Sunday:  Isaac Rivera

 

 

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