NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Congratulations to Paige Nutter for being chosen Student of the Day!
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. – Omar N. Bradley, American General
Detention will be held with Mr. Ferrell in the Industrial Arts room.
Reminder that there is no school tomorrow, 2/12 and Monday, 2/15.
The Bad Dog Board & Ski Club will spend a fun red, white, and pink night on the slopes. The charter bus departs at 2:45p.m. and returns to the Middle School at 10:15 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best Valentine colors!
Students: You are encouraged to pick up a nomination form for the Northwestern Schools-Ruritan Business Recognition Award. You would be nominating a business that has made some sort of contributions to the schools and/or community. You will find the forms in the front office.
FFA Week is February 16-19:
Tuesday: Tie-Dye Day
Wednesday: Hat and Boot day
Thursday: Blue and Gold Day
Friday: Dress to Impress Day
The winning grade each day gets ice cream the following day. We will be ending the week with an assembly on Friday – sign-ups are in English classes.
All members of the robotics team will be meeting in room 110 during extra help on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Reminder: Fees are now past due. These must be paid in order to continue participation in athletics and school clubs or to buy tickets for prom in the spring. If you have any questions regarding your fees please come to the front office.
Early Release Days, Dismissal 1:49pm: 2/18, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21
This month's Event Calendars have been updated on the WCPL website. Visit http://www.wcpl.info/events-classes/ to check out all our upcoming programs for this summer!
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.
Seniors—need help filling out the FAFSA? This Sunday, 2/14, is College Goal Sunday. ATI will be hosting a FAFSA help session at 2 pm. See the poster outside of the guidance office, or see Mrs. Thomas or Mrs. Ryan.
Applications for the Kristen Jackson Scholarship are available either in the guidance office or on the Wayne County Community Foundation website. To qualify for this scholarship, you must be a member of the Northwestern high school band. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28.
Are you a junior or senior considering a career in veterinary medicine? There will be a Veterinary Exploration Conference and College Fair on Saturday, February 27th at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus. Fee for this event is $5 for students, and $10 per parent. This includes program materials and lunch. Any interested students should stop in to guidance for more info.
It’s not too late! Even if you missed the priority deadline to apply to the Career Center, they will still accept applications. However, the sooner the better to get YOUR trade choice.
Interested in West Point? The Air Force Academy? One of the other U.S. Service academies? There will be informational meetings held around the state on requirements to apply. The closest to us will be held at North Central State College on April 14th. For more information, stop into the guidance office.
Interested in pursuing a career in engineering? The Ohio Department of Transportation is hosting a “Shadow an Engineer Day” on Wed., February 24. For more info, see the guidance office
The mandatory spring athletic meeting will be February 18th at 6pm in the high school auditorium. If you have already played a sport this year, you only need to report to your individual team meeting at approximately 6:30.
The Roy Bates Scholarship is now available from the front office. You must have played basketball, baseball or softball to be eligible to apply. The application must be mailed to the Daily Record no later than March 16th.
Thursday, February 11
6:00PM Girls JV Basketball @ Norwayne High School
7:30PM Girls Varsity Basketball @ Norwayne High School
Friday, February 12
6:00PM Boys JV Basketball vs. Rittman High School Home
7:30 PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Rittman High School YOUTH CHEER NIGHT Home
Saturday, February 13
1:00PM Girls JV Basketball vs. Orrville High School Home
2:30 PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Orrville High School Senior Night Home
6:00PM Boys JV Basketball vs. Orrville High School Home
7:30 PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Orrville High School SENIOR NIGHT Home
Tuesday, February 16
6:00 PM Boys JV Basketball vs. Crestview Local High School Home
7:30 PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Crestview Local High School Home
Saturday, February 20
9:00 AM Boys Varsity Wrestling Division III Sectionals Home
Happy Birthday to: Brady Murphy