HS Daily Announcements
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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 30, 2014


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be a STAR meeting on October 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Mrs. Hannah's room. 
 
There will be a sophomore class meeting in the auditorium today, at 7:40am with Jostens.

Congratulations to Ashley Besancon for being nominated for FFA Student of the Month.

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
Northwestern Bad Dog Boarders and Skiers: The transportation is full. However, you can still join the club at our great price rates. Get the information code from Mrs. White to sign up online at Snow Trails. Awesome Hoodie & T-shirt orders are available until Oct. 29th.
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


Representatives from over 100 colleges, universities, technical schools and military branches will be available to pass out information and speak to students and parents about their institution.
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. 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.

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
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
                        9/30/2014  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.


ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS
      
Tuesday, September 30
5:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer @ Waynedale High School
5:30PM Girls JV Volleyball vs. Waynedale High School
7:00PM Boys Varsity Soccer @ Waynedale High School
7:00PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Waynedale High School

Thursday, October 02
5:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer @ Rittman High School
5:30PM Girls JV Volleyball vs. Rittman High School
7:00PM Boys Freshman Football vs. Loudonville High School
7:00PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Rittman High School

Friday, October 03
7:30PM Boys Varsity Football @ Hillsdale High School

Saturday, October 04
9:00AM Girls Freshman Volleyball vs Chippewa & Gilmour Academy
9:30AM Coed Varsity Cross Country @ Wayne/Holmes Invitational Orrville
10:00AM Boys JV Football vs. Hillsdale High School

Happy Birthday to:  Hannah Osborn

 

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