HS Daily Announcements
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NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
Friday, March 6, 2015


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

The rescheduled ski club date is Monday, March 9th and we will return at 8:30pm.    Reminder:  this Saturday, March 7th is a club day with NO transportation, your passes will be good since we didn’t go on Tuesday.

The American Red Cross and Club Wood will host a blood drive, Monday, March 9.  To be eligible to donate you must be 16 years old (16 year old students must have a parental consent form) and a valid I.D.  See Mr. Ferrell for sign up times.

We will now be making up our snow days/cancellations on March 30 and April 6.

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.
 


The Wayne County Public Library's Event Calendar for February 2015 is now available online at:
http://www.wcpl.info/Services/LibraryEventCalendars.aspx 

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

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.
Acceptance letters for the Career Center will be mailed out on March 16. On Friday, March 27, accepted students will meet with Mrs. Bower during Extra Help to fill out scheduling request sheets for the Career Center. Applications are still being accepted for the Career Center.
Applications for both the Weltmer Foundation Academic Gift and the Josh Canada Memorial
Scholarship is available in the Guidance Office.  Check out the qualifications for these and many other scholarships on the HS Guidance webpage scholarship list. 

Deadline for the Goodyear STEM Career Day is March 13.
Any student interested in the College Credit Plus program and was unable to attend the meeting during conferences, please stop in to Guidance. We are compiling a list of students who need to be caught up on the program.  This includes students interested in taking the classes offered here at Northwestern for college credit.
The deadline to register for the April ACT test is next Friday, March 13.  If you are interested in participating in the College Credit Plus program next year, and have not yet taken the ACT, it is very important that you sign up for this test date.  If you need assistance, please stop into our office.
Just a reminder that scheduling forms are due into the guidance office by today, Mar. 6.
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
March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

There will be an informational meeting for students interested in trying out for the 2015 Flagline.  The meeting will be held today, March 6, in the HS band room directly after school.  The first practice will be held on Tuesday, March 10th at 2:45pm in the HS gym.

There are pre-sale tickets for sale in the front office for the boys tournament basketball game this evening; this will be a home game.  Prices are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.

The Roy Bates Scholarship Application is available in the front office from Mrs. Reed.  It must be mailed in to The Daily Record by March 16th.  You must have played basketball and/or baseball or softball to be eligible for this scholarship.

Friday, March 06
5pm Friday - Boys Varsity Wrestling District Tournament @ Garfield Hts.

7:00PM Boys Varsity Basketball Sectional Tournament @ Northwestern vs
Fairless

Saturday, March 07
10am Boys Varsity Wrestling Districts @ Garfield Hts. Away

 

Happy Birthday to:  Katelyn White and Seth Roder

 

 

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