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March 5th 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.

CELEBRATIONS:

Congratulations to the NJROTC Academic Team comprised of Mark Cooper, Luke Kaiser, Brandon Evans, Benjamin Meriwether and Jacob Hall for finishing in the top 3% in the country on the National Academic Exam!  There were 550 schools with a total of 1,771 academic teams across the country competing. Great job cadets in representing our NJROTC Unit and New Albany High School extremely well!

CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS:

Scholarship and standard applications have just opened up for Camp Cardiac Louisville & Camp Neuro Louisville 2018! Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro, run by medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, are 1-week summer day camps for high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.  Students may learn more and apply by visiting http://www.campcardiac.org and http://www.campneuro.org.

Attentions seniors… Ms. McGuirk has a new scholarship list. This week’s scholarship list has several new awards for NA seniors only including one for football players. See Ms. McGuirk for details. FAFSA Friday information is in the attached flyer.

Students, check out the following link for information on IUPUI's Math Contest, with scholarship
opportunities:  https://math.iupui.edu/math/highschoolmathcontest​ Deadline March 9 th

NAHS EVENTS/ADDITIONAL INFO:

Saturday March 10th (Seymour Regional=10:00 am – Evansville North vs Center Grove 12:00pm – New Albany vs Bloomington South – Championship Game 8:00 pm).
Student Tickets go on sale Tuesday see Mr. Breeding – Ticket price 10.00 dollars
Athletic Event workers please see Mr. Breeding for ticket orders.
Ticket Draw for Season Ticket Holders will be Wednesday 3/7/18 at 6pm Main Gym.

Prom guest passes are available starting today thru March 13 at Ms. Trulock-Jones desk in the main office. They are only available before school, after school, during lunch and during passing periods.  They are not available during class time. All passes are due back by March 13 no exceptions. Please refer to the Prom pamphlet for guidelines on bringing a guest.

The Annual Spring Food Drive is upon us! Students please contribute by bringing non-perishable food items to your fourth period teacher. The fourth period with the highest amount of food donated will win a Chick-fil- A lunch. Help out your fellow Bulldogs!

Coach Vigar would like to meet with any girl or boy soccer player after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday, March 7th about serving as volunteer assistant coaches with 6 URec Soccer teams.  The Recipients of daily announcements, not including staff and students, who would like to be removed from the group, can call 812-542- 8506, ext. 2627. Do not reply to these e-mails. E-mails sent to this address will not
be read. meeting will be brief.  If you are interested, but can’t attend, send coach Vigar an email (dutchvigar@gmail.com).

To any boy interested in playing golf for New Albany High School:  There will be an informational meeting next Tuesday, March 6th immediately after school in Coach Belcher’s room – B222.  The meeting will last no longer than 30 minutes.  Schedules and important season information will be shared so please plan to attend

Join the NAHS softball team for a pancake breakfast March 10th, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran
Church. See attached flyer.

Spring Drivers Education:  Anyone interested in taking Drivers Ed in the spring needs to pick up a registration packet in the bookstore.

Students, get ready for the most anticipated sporting event of the year. The New Albany Volleyball Free for All is coming up on March 9. Get a team of 6-10 together and register at lunch or in Ms. Ricke's room. There's a $10 registration fee for each player, which goes straight to the New Albany Dance Marathon.

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

Check out the following link for additional information on our IB Programme.  Talk to your counselor to be directed to additional information. NAHS IB Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZnHngPJaR4#action=share
http://www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/

Students, when you receive your SAT results, make sure you take advantage of linking your results to Khan Academy for individualized practice.  Here is a short video with the 3 steps you must take to link them: linking their College Board and Khan Academy online accounts and unlocking their free, personalized SAT study plan. Research shows that studying on Official SAT Practice for 20 hours is associated with an average score gain of 115 points from the PSAT/NMSQT to the SAT—nearly double the average score gain compared to students who don't use Khan Academy.  See your counselor if you have any questions.

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.

Recipients of daily announcements, not including staff and students, who would like to be removed from the
group, can call 812-542- 8506, ext. 2627. Do not reply to these e-mails. E-mails sent to this address will not
be read.
 Attention all Juniors: there are NEW shot requirements for next school year!  You will need to have 2
doses of the hepatitis A vaccine as well as 2 doses of the meningitis vaccine (MCV4).  Please make sure
you have all of those required vaccines for the start of next school year!!  If you have any questions or
concerns please stop by the health office for more information

SUMMER & OTHER PROGRAMS:

University of Dayton has several programs in engineering for minorities and women. Go to: go.udayton.edu/metec or go.udayton.edu/wie or go.udayton.edu/shec.

2018 Speed School Summer Camps are now live and ready for enrollment! We have camps for elementary, middle and high school students.  This summer we have an assortment of offerings that range from App Development camps to The World of Drones Camps. If you have any questions please contact the Camp Director Jessica Newsom at offoss@louisville.edu

If you are interested in Engineering U of L has some summer programs. Here is the website: https://uofl.campwizard.net/

IU is offering an engineering summer camp for high school students. For detail and apply: sice.indiana.edu/summercampisecamps@indiana.edu. Camps are held in June.

Go to this website, www.precollege.gwu.edu, to see the different summer programs at George Washington University in Washington D.C.

There are several different summer program opportunities at Boston University. Visit
www.bu.edu/summer/highschool.
The following link contains information regarding summer reading programs offered by EKU.  For middle/high school, there is focus on comprehension, study habits, note taking.  http://communityeducation.eku.edu/readingprograms

Amatrol, Inc. is hosting a Robotics Engineering Summer Camp the will be a fantastic experience for 9 th graders. Check out the information for a great summer camp experience. Go to www.amatrol.com for registration form and detailed information or see Mr. Campbell.

All sophomores please look at a great leadership program through NEXGEN. See Mr. Campbell today. Application deadline is March 16.  https://leadershipsi.org/nexgen-application/

Eastern Kentucky University Psychology Department is sponsoring Inner Space Camp in Richmond, KY. For questions send them to the co-direct baileymcguffin@mymail.eku.edu or Camp Director khrista.neville@eku.edu. Inner Space Camp 2018 (https://psychology.eku.edu/inner-space- camp-information) Deadline, March 6 th .

Louisville Bar Institute Summer Program-Applications are now being accepted for the LBA’s annualSummer Law Institute, a law camp for high school students interested in the law or legal careers. The2018 camp, scheduled for June 10-16, is a partnership between the LBA, Brandeis School of Law andBellarmine University. The application deadline is April 11https://www.loubar.org/news/article/?id=212

Recipients of daily announcements, not including staff and students, who would like to be removed from the group, can call 812-542- 8506, ext. 2627. Do not reply to these e-mails. E-mails sent to this address will not be read.

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!

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

 

  Open Doors Youth Services Vince Klein Run Like a Superhero Memorial 5K April 14th.  More info at:  http://www.opendooryouthservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/race_flyer_revised_pic.jpg

  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!

 

COMMUNITY INFO:

Pollinator Day is a free, family-friendly event packed with hands-on activities for all ages.  It will be hosted by the Purdue Extension Floyd County at the Purdue Research Park at 3000 Technology Ave., New Albany, IN on April 28 th from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Gina Anderson 812-948- 5470. gmanders@purdue.edu

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Athletic 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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