HS Daily Announcements
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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday, December 18, 2014


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Detention will be held with Mr. Swartz in room 202.

The NHS Post Prom Committee will sponsor a “Fair” Chicken Dinner on Saturday January 24.  The cost is $10.00 to be prepaid.  Serving will be from 4-6pm at the Northwestern Middle School Cafeteria.  Carry-out is also available. There are order forms available in the front office.

Reminder students that your student fees must be paid by January 6th in order to continue to participate in all extra-curricular activities, this includes clubs, athletics, and dances, including prom.  If you need to know how much you owe, see Mrs. Reed in the front office.

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.

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.

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

Just a reminder to seniors that if they need transcripts sent out to colleges before break, you need to have the requests turned in to Mrs. Ryan no later than Friday morning to get out in the mail.

All seniors should be watching the mail for the Wayne County Community Foundation’s scholarship guide.  This booklet is to be used in conjunction with the scholarship list published and updated by the guidance department.
The NHS list will be updated before break.  Christmas break is a great time to search for scholarships! 

Interested in playing collegiate athletics?  All interested senior athletes need to register at the NCAA eligibility center as soon as possible.  Juniors should register by the end of their junior year.  Stop in to Guidance for more information.

The second ACT prep program will be starting after break.  The cost of the program is $100. Many returned forms in the fall for the Second semester program.  If still interested, and have not yet paid, please pay by the first week in January.  If not signed up, but are interested, please stop into Guidance for a registration form. 

The Duke Energy Academy will be held at Purdue University in Indiana the week of June 21st.  This opportunity is for current sophomores and juniors interested in science and engineering interested in learning more about energy issues.  This academy is also available to science teachers.  Deadline to register is January 18.  More information is available in the guidance office.
Information on a creative writing contest is available in the guidance office and also with the junior and senior English teachers. 

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
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
January 24, 2015 December 29, 2014
March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS


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.

Thursday, December 18
6:00PM Boys Freshman Basketball @ Waynedale High School
6:00PM Girls JV Basketball vs. Waynedale High School
7:30PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Waynedale High School

Friday, December 19
6:00PM Boys JV Basketball @ Rittman High School
7:30PM Boys Varsity Basketball @ Rittman High School

Saturday, December 20
10:00AM Boys Varsity Wrestling JB Firestone Invite @ Black River
8:45PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs Mt. Vernon WQKT Classic @ College of Wooster


Happy Birthday to:  David Agnes

 

 

 

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