May 11th 2018 Announcements


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

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 or e-mail by visiting at any time and they will respond during operating hours.


Ø Congratulations to senior, Lili Kaelin for winning First Place in the Indiana 9th Congressional District Art Competition!! Her art work, a colored pencil drawing of Romeo Langford, will go to Washington, D.C. and hang in the tunnels that run between the Capitol Building and the Congressional Offices for the next year!!

Ø The Boys Track and Field Team competed at the Hoosier Hills Conference Championship last night. Outstanding performances include Joel Myers placing 2nd the Discus, Travis Miller placing 2nd in the Pole Vault, Alex Wallingford placing 2nd in the 1600 M Run. Aaron Mosley having 1st places finishes in the 110 M High Hurdles and the 300 M Intermediate Hurdles. The Team placed 3rd overall.


Ø Attention seniors… if you have received a college or organization scholarship, enlisted in the military, or an Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient, please notify Ms. McGuirk. We want to recognize you at Class Night on May 23 and put the information on WNAS.


Ø Students, 8 local high schools have decided to take part in a project in response to the incident at Parkland in Florida. The catalyst for this project came from two students in the area, who stated “We decided a couple months back when the Parkland school incident took place that we in Southern Indiana should do something about it. We are the next generation and we don’t want this to be something our kids fear like we do. We decided to make this heart sculpture and connect with schools around us to show that we don’t stand for school violence, we want school to be a safe place.” The sculpture and materials will be delivered to NAHS Monday, 5/14/18. It will be placed in the door 1 atrium. Please stop by on your way to lunch to take part in the project. It will be here Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before moving on to another local high school, then will be displayed in the community.

Ø Eat ice cream at Zesto’s on Charlestown Rd. & support the Jacob Trulock Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, May 16th. Take attached flyer for 20% of sales going toward the scholarship.

Ø Senior Bulldog Scholars, please remember to RSVP to or Mrs. McGarvey with if you will be attending, and with how many guests, the Senior Scholars Dinner on 5/24/18.

Ø Seniors, Dr. Ginkins sent you an e-mail on 5/7/18 with a link to a survey to submit your post-secondary education, military, or career acceptance information. This information will be used for the 5/17/18 senior recognition assembly in the main gym during the AM activity period. You must submit your status before next Monday, 5/14/18, in order to be included in the assembly. Let her know if you have any questions.

Ø Members of the Principal’s Advisory Committee are invited to join Dr. Ginkins in the hospitality room for lunch on Friday, May 11. Pizza, chips, and water will be provided. You may bring your own lunch if you prefer.

Ø The deadline to order the 2017-2018 ​yearbook ($55) has been extended to Tuesday, May 15. Order online at or see Mrs. Faulkner in B305. **Buyer list as of 5.3.18 attached.

Ø Class of 2018 posters are in. Check out the poster in your senior English classroom. See Mrs. Faulkner in B305 to buy a poster – $5 if you’ve ordered a yearbook, $10 if you have not. Limited quantity ordered!!

Ø New Albany Theatre Arts proudly presents THE ODD COUPLE. Performances are tonight and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday, May 13 at 2:00PM. See Ms. Harpenau for tickets! Student tickets just $6.

Ø Lost & found items will be donated TODAY. If you have lost or misplaced an item, please stop by the office to check for it.

Ø Bulldog Scholars, per Dr. Ginkins’ e-mail to you, your end-of-year picnic will be Tuesday, 5/22/18, 2:30-5:30 in the auxiliary gym. See her e-mail for details.

Ø Attention all students: Computer Lab B212 will be open after school each day, through the end of the school year, for all students needing to complete credit recovery courses. The lab will be open each day from 2:30-3:15.

Ø 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:

Ø 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.

Ø 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.

Ø 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.

Ø 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.


Ø Please join the PTO!! There are so many benefits for all.

Ø 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 or call 1-800-

KROGERS, option 3. Be sure to choose NEW ALBANY PTO!


Ø 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 .

We look forward to filling the board!


Ø Bridge to Success

High School seniors and families are invited to join us for an Open House to learn how Adult Education can assist young adults transition into the next step in life.

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018, 4pm-7pm, Reisz Center, 1613 E Spring Street, New Albany, IN (Next to Rally’s). Open House will allow participants to meet admission representatives from several local colleges, training providers for certifications, apprenticeship programs, and student-friendly employers. Financial aid services will also be discussed. Adult Education opportunities are completely free. *College prep classes*Assistance seeking funding for college*Certifications such as Truck Driving, C.N.A. and MORE*Workshops including Budgeting, Career Planning, Interviewing Skills*College/Apprenticeship visits with Adult Education staffContact: Wendy McCarty-Transition Specialist (812) 981-3777 or (864) 777-0441,

Ø Floyd County 4-H Fair Queen & Princess Pageant will be held on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00 PM. Go to the following web pages for more information and an application. and Or call Pageant coordinator Betsy Wilson 502-644-2246.

Ø High School seniors and families are invited to join River Valley Resources for an Open House to learn how Adult Education can assist young adults transition into the next step in life. See attached flyer.

Ø Stop Addiction Walk, NA Riverfront Amphitheatre, May 19, 2pm – more information at

Ø Addiction Forum, Falls of the Ohio, May 19, 9-11am – more information at


Ø Habit for Humanity Clark and Floyd County Indiana has a new Program Coordinator, Amy Mattson.

They are looking for volunteers to build two homes starting in June on Tuesdays thru Saturdays. Lunch will be provided. If interested contact her at or by phone 812-948-1235.

Ø 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 and

Ø Summer Drivers Ed Registration: If you are turning 15 over the summer and would like to take Drivers Ed pick up a registration packet in the bookstore.

Ø Any student that is interested in the field of Medicine, see Mr. Campbell in the counseling office to sign-up for an awesome opportunity. Above is information about the program.


Ø For any boy interested in running cross country next fall there will be an informational meeting after school on Tuesday, May 15th. The meeting will take place in room A325. See Coach Ellis with any questions.

Ø Anyone interested in playing football in the fall needs to stop by the weight room and see Coach Cooley or the main office for a summer schedule.


Athletic Events:

v Girls Tennis HHC @ Bedford 5:30 PM Home

v Boys Varsity Baseball HHC @ Bedford 6:00 PM Home


v Boys Varsity Baseball versus Jennings County 11:00 AM Away

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