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January 8th 2018 Announcements

 

TUTORING:

During Lunch M-F, C104 w/classmates, peer tutors

After School M-TH., 2:30-3:30, A202 w/peer tutors

+ individual teachers offer before/after school options

Students, you are expected to leave the building each day at dismissal, unless you are under the supervision of a teacher, coach, or staff member. If you are waiting for a ride, you should do so at Door #1. You should not be anywhere else in the building, without supervision.

ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS:
-If you had a low account balance alert set-up in MyPaymentsPlus last year for your lunch account, those were reset at the start of the school year. You need to log in and reset the system to alert you for low balances. You also need to stay informed of your balance at all times.
-If you have been informed that you no longer have money in your account, please do not go through the line before seeing your counselor or Mrs. Maynard in the main office for lunch plans. Or, you can visit the BFC for a lunch loan.
-Financial assistance is available for textbook rental and classroom fees, as well as meals (breakfast and lunch). Apply online at www.nafcs.k12.in.us. Under the Parent tab, choose Free/Reduced Meal & Textbook Aid Application.
-Talk to your counselor with any questions regarding meals!

Students, this is a reminder that, during your lunch, you are to remain in the cafeteria, lunch tutoring room or library. You may not leave those areas until it is time for your entire lunch group to return to class. This is similar to the expectation that you remain in your classrooms during classroom time. You may not come and go or walk around the building.

Students, you should not be using the elevators unless you have a pass from the nurse. If you have been issued such a pass, you should have it with you at all times.

Students, you can nominate one teacher per month for Teacher of the Month via the following link. You have to be signed into your school e-mail account to access the link. There will also be hard copies of the form in the main office.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd32ln4QONm5n8i0OQfJMtjX0zWc6x5gOiTemZ2cm2QNdlT0Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

TUTORING OPTIONS:

Rose-Hulman Homework Hotline-help you with your math and science questions, FREE service with tutors available Sundays – Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (ET). Call a tutor at 877-Ask-Rose (877-275-7673) or chat with a tutor at AskRose.org or e-mail by visiting AskRose.org at any time and they will respond during operating hours.

CELEBRATIONS:

Hannah Lynch came in 2nd at the South Regional and has Qualified for Girls State this Friday.
Boys competed at Zionsville this past weekend and had some standout performers. CJ Hatfield 4-0
Terence Brown 4-0, RJ Johnson 4-0, Joe Gohl 4-0, Jaden Sonner 4-0, and Tanner Probst 4-0.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Attached is a flyer announcing a volunteer opportunity for students coming up on Sunday, February 18th, for assisting with the Gilda’s Club Louisville race.

Any student who has taken part in Community Service of any type this school year, please submit a description of the service, along with your full name, to Mrs. Lacy in the main office. We will begin posting students’ pictures and their community service involvement on the board across from the health office. You can also e-mail the description and your name to Dr. Ginkins at mginkins@nafcs.k12.in.us .
We look forward to filling the board!

CLASSES/CLUBS/TEAMS/GROUPS INFO:

Students interested in joining the NAHS Computer Programming Team need to attend a short meeting after school on Thursday, January 11. See Kristin Scott in B117 with any questions.

Anyone interested in playing football next year, Football night in New Albany resumes Tuesday from 5:30-7:00pm at the Silver Street indoor facility.

There will be a meeting for Girls Tennis in B233 this afternoon at 2:45pm.

CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS:

New Scholarship information from Mrs. McGuirk in the announcements.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS/OPPORTUNITIES:

The Floyd County Redevelopment Commission would like to make you aware of a high school entrepreneur pitch competition taking place throughout Indiana: Ball State University, in conjunction with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is hosting a one-of-a-kind pitch competition open to all high school students in the state of Indiana. This competition will serve high school innovators who have an idea for a business, product, service, technology component, or other venture that helps identify Indiana as THE place to start and grow a business or other venture that helps drive the state forward and sustain economic success. https://innovatewithin.org/competition-details Also, the Floyd County Redevelopment Commission would be willing to provide some guidance and feedback to any student or group as they prepare a proposal for the event. Any interested student/student group can contact Don Lopp Director of Operations and County Planning Pine View Government Center (812) 948.4110. Deadline to apply is 2/5/18.

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue University is an immersive program for high-achieving high school juniors and seniors (as of fall, 2018), and secondary science teachers. During the week-long course on STEM-related energy topics, participants will be provided with resources and incentives to inspire both students and teachers in sustainable energy solutions. The program is free to all participants. The application deadline is 1/16/18. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ONLINE APPLICATION
Indiana’s 38 electric cooperatives are accepting applications from high school students for the Indiana Electric Cooperative Page Day program. The Electric Cooperative Page Days are held in Indianapolis at the Indiana Statehouse. Page Day is an interactive, educational experience that allows students the opportunity to learn about the daily activities that take place in the Statehouse during the legislative session. All applicants must be high school students and have adequate transportation to and from the Statehouse. The application deadline is Jan. 22 (for Wednesday, Jan. 31) or Jan. 29 (for Wednesday, Feb. 1). See attachments.

NAHS EVENTS/ADDITIONAL INFO:

The bank, BFC, will be closed Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and will reopen Thursday, January 11, 2018. Thank you for your business.

We will start collecting money for our Coins for a Cure (formerly known as Pennies for Patients) in February. Start setting your coins, dollars, donations aside to help find a cure for Leukemia/Lymphoma.

Teachers Got Talent is coming! Mark your calendar: Tuesday, January 23rd, 7PM in the auditorium. Join us for the 4th Annual Teachers Got Talent! It’s always a good time, and all proceeds benefit the NAHS Scholarship Fund!

Did you know: NAHS has a clothing closet stocked with clothes, shoes, socks, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc? Also, if your family is in need of food we can provide a box of non-perishable items to your family. If you or someone you know needs food, clothes, or personal hygiene products please see Mrs. Nolan or your counselor.

COMMUNITY INFO:

New Albany-Floyd County School District’s 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Please come and celebrate with us. Tickets are $15 for adults and our students are free. See the attached flyer for information and how to order tickets.

The Prosser Open House will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm. Attached is the information for the event.

PTO:

Our next PTO meeting will be on Tuesday, January 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Griffin Rec Center. This will be an especially important meeting for anyone who wants to be a part of our After Prom! E-Mail nahspto@nafcs.k12.in.us for more information!

Please join the PTO!! There are so many benefits for all. https://donorbox.org/nahs-pto-membership

Help support our NAHS PTO by enrolling in Kroger Rewards! Every time you shop, we earn money! Enrollment will work the same way as the past. You can sign up on www.kroger.com or call 1-800-
KROGERS, option 3. Be sure to choose NEW ALBANY PTO!
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Athletic Events: No Events

Fans, remember to know and demonstrate the fundamentals of sportsmanship at all events. Stimulate desired crowd response using only positive cheers, signs and praise without antagonizing or demeaning opponents (http://www.ihsaa.org/MembershipServices/Sportsmanship.aspx).

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