HS Daily Announcements
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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday, April 17, 2014

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Detention will be held with Mrs. Woodruff in room 124.

There will be a 10 minute meeting during the first part of extra help today for students going on the trip to Europe in June. The meeting will be held in room 136 with Senora Wyles

The Out-of- School guest application for this year’s prom is now available in the front office.

They will be selling Post Prom tickets in the commons during lunch periods today thru Thursday.  Please have your paperwork ready to turn in at that time.  Ticket prices are $5.00 for everyone except for Northwestern HS seniors who are free.

Prom tickets will be on sale starting next Wednesday, April 23rd. Tickets will be available the mornings of: Tuesday, April 29
                   Thursday, May 1
                   Tuesday, May 6
We will also be selling tickets at the WCSCC on Wednesday, April 30th during lunch periods.
Northwestern Juniors are $40 per ticket.
Northwestern Seniors are $30 per ticket.

All out of school guests are $40 per ticket.
All out of school guests must have an out of school guest form completed and turned in with your ticket.  YOU CANNOT BUY A TICKET IF YOU HAVE SCHOOL FEES!!!

Attention male volleyball players! Muscle Volleyball is back! Girls-get your teams together and make sure your all male team is ready for some grade level and teacher based competition that will take place on Wednesday, May 7 at 5:30. Last year the teachers won-let's see if they can take home the win again. If your team is making t-shirts, make sure they are approved by Mrs. Nupp or Mr. Renner prior to ordering.

There will be a senior class picture taken during graduation practice on May 29th @ 9am in the gym.

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

Juniors: There is a scholarship available for current juniors in high school. The Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship Program is for students who have overcome tremendous adversity to achieve academic excellence, leadership in their community and who aspire to continue their education. The deadline to apply is May 30, 2014. Come to Guidance for more information or check it out at www.cdfohio.org.

Deadlines are quickly approaching for the following local scholarships:  The Donald and Marjorie Hartman scholarship is due by Friday, Apr. 18, and the Sharon Kline scholarship is due Monday, April 21.

Americorps National Civilian Community Corps program is a service organization looking for young people wanting to serve others.  It is a full time, 10 month residential program.  Any senior who is looking for a citizenship opportunity, and is planning on either delaying college, or knows that college is not for them, see Mrs. Ryan for more information.

The following local scholarships are now available in the Guidance office: Lodi Community Hospital, American Legion Post 499, Donald and Marjorie Hartman, Sharon B. Kline Memorial, Quota of West Salem, and the Don and Teara Buren scholarships.  Please check the guidance office scholarship list on the Northwestern website for guidelines for these scholarships.

Interested sophomores can apply for next year’s Junior Leadership Wooster program, sponsored by the Wooster area Chamber of Commerce and The Commercial and Savings Bank. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be returned to Guidance by April 30, 2014. This program involves students in a monthly trip, usually to somewhere in Wooster, and set up by the Chamber of Commerce. Sessions have included Orientation and Team Building, Business and Career Day, Health and Wellness Day, Leadership Development Day, Community Service and Volunteerism Day and City and County Government Day.  Visits to the Wayne County Justice Center, the County Administration Building, Poplar Ridge and to Wayne County businesses, such as LuK, OARDC and Wooster Community Center were taken this past year for program sessions. Students also have heard from a variety of speakers from organizations such as Goodwill, Habitat for Humanity and Viola Startzman Clinic. Northwestern will be selecting from applicants who meet the deadline as a limited number of students may attend from each participating school district. Hurry in for your application!

Are you a senior taking Calculus or English 12 accelerated, or have you taken Animal Science? If you took these classes for Dual Credit, you are eligible to be awarded a $1000 renewable scholarship this fall, if you enroll at University of Findlay and are accepted. Check it out!

Buckeye Wellness on Wheels is bringing health screenings and education to Wooster on April 17, 2014. This event will be held at the Wooster Community Center, 241 Bever Street, from 10 AM to 1 PM that day. Free health screenings include blood pressure checks, height, weight, body mass index, stress and nutrition assessments, wellness education and more. Free healthy snacks and refreshments will be available. To register, call 800-762-5646 Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 5 PM. The entire family is welcome to attend.

US Senator Rob Portman’s office has notified the Guidance Office of his interest in nominating students to attend the various military academies. He will be holding informational sessions, co-hosted with Senator Sherrod Brown, during the month of April. Liaison officers from the Naval, Military, Air Force and Merchant Marine academies will be present to speak and answer questions. Academy Coordinators will be available to discuss the congressional nomination process used to select qualified men and women. Students in the 9th, 10th and 11th grade, who are interested in attending one of these seminars, should contact Michael Dustman, Academy Coordinator, or Suzanne Cox at 800-205-6446 or 614-469-6774. (The closest location is Mansfield on April 9th or Cleveland on April 26th.)
 
The Northwestern Scholarship list is available all year through the high school web site. Go to the Guidance tab and look for the link near the top. This list is updated as scholarships come in to the office. Many scholarship applications are online now so they can be obtained without coming to the Guidance Office.

Juniors and seniors: Don’t forget to be doing college visits, if you have not already!

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

There will be a meeting on April 25th for all boys interested in playing basketball next year during Extra Help.

Boys basketball spring open gym schedules are available on the counter in the front office.

The All-Sports Association Scholarship and the Todd Boatner Memorial Scholarship applications are now available from the front office.  The deadline is April 28th.

Thursday, April 17
5:00 Freshman Softball @ North Royalton
4:30 V Track Tri Meet @ Chippewa

Friday, April 18
10:00 Freshman Baseball vs. Medina Highland – Double Header
3:00 V SB vs Clearfork

Saturday, April 19
11:00 JV Softball @ Black River – Double Header
11:00 Freshman Softball @ Black River – Double Header
1:00 V Baseball @ Western Reserve Academy – Double Header
1:00 JV Baseball vs Western Reserve Academy – Double Header
1:00 Track & Field HealthPoint Husky Invitational


Happy Birthday to:
Friday:  Katelynn Harper, Emily Herbst, Danyelle Smith
Saturday:  Lindsey Gortner

 

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