Weekly Planner

Week of October 19 – October 25

Oct. 16-21: Spirit / Booster Week Events MORE INFO

Sat. Oct. 21: Homecoming,  7:00 – 10:00 pm at NHS. Tickets will be sold Thurs. Oct. 12 – Fri. Oct. 20 before school and after school in front of the office. Tickets are $10 each.

Thursdays, Oct. 19 – Dec. 7: Strengthening Families Program (PLEASE NOTE: dates changed) MORE INFO

Sat. Oct. 28: Electronics Recycling at JFK MORE INFO

Fri. Nov. 3: Youth Conference MORE INFO

Thur. Nov. 9: Heat Smart Northampton Info Session, 7 pm, NHS Library

Thurs. Nov. 16: Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth film showing, 7 pm, NHS Black Box Theater

Sat. Nov. 18: Let’s Dance! A night of dancing and celebration to support enrichment programs for people with intellectual disabilities. Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MORE INFO

Tues. Nov. 21: Yearbook due date for senior photos and baby pictures MORE INFO

College Visit Calendar

Thurs. Oct. 19:
Pitzer College: 11:00 am
Fitchburg State University: 12:00 pm
Wesleyan University: 1:00 pm

Fri. Oct. 20
Wentworth Institute of Technology: 8:30 am

Visit the Guidance College Visit Calendar for a full list of visits for the month.


Northampton High School Parent Teacher Organization (NHSPTO) monthly meeting, second Tuesday of the month in NHS Library, 7pm

Northampton Athletic Booster Club (NABC) Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6pm in the NHS Library.

Friends of NHS Theater
SAVE THE NHS MUSICAL
MORE INFO

The Transcript
The NHS student news broadcast, The Transcript, is released every Friday morning (7:30am) at www.nhstechnology.orgThe Transcript is produced by NHS students through the Technology Department’s Communications and Media Production course.

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Study Space and Tutoring Available

The Study Space is the new area in the back of the library for working and studying organized by the National Honor Society. A place to come every day to do homework, and on Wednesdays after school, Honor Society members will be there as tutors. Tutors can help students study for a test, write an essay, prepare for a presentation as well as help with homework from any class. They will provide snacks, stress toys, and bean bag chairs!

Also, if any National Honor Society members are looking for school-related service hours, sign up to be a tutor for the Study Space at the bulletin board in guidance. For questions, contact Sydney White or Quinn Nortonsmith.

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NHS BikeShare Program

Students needing a bicycle to go to a Smith College class, internship, athletic practice at JFK or Smith College can now borrow one from NHS. Helmets and locks are also available.

To borrow a bicycle,  students must complete a 5-10 minute training with Ms. Dollard in 224. Training is available every day after school at 2:05 in 224.

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Spirit Week

Spirit Week –
October 16 – 20

Friday – Wear Blue & Gold for School Spirit!

CAN DRIVE – The Key Club will be coordinating a can and non-perishable food drive next week as part of Spirit Week scoring.

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NHS Choral Program Field-trip

Members of the NHS Choral program (Chorus semester 1 or 2, Chamber Choir, Tones, Songwriting), are invited to join a field trip to NYC March 28th, leaving NHS at 7:30am and returning around 10pm.

The day will include lunch at Ellen’s Stardust Cafe and the musical CHICAGO. Free time after the show, leaving NYC at 6pm. The total cost before fundraising is $180. After fundraising the cost will hopefully be lowered to $160. Financial aide available to anyone on free and reduced lunch.

There is a limit of 55 spaces available. If interested, come see Beau in The Little Theater and sign up.

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Club Information

NHS Env. Club –
The Env. Club will be hosting the following events:
Thur. November 9, 7 pm, NHS Library – Heat Smart Northampton Info Session
Thur. November 16, 7 pm, NHS Black Box Theater – Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth film showing

Key Club –
The Key Club will be coordinating a can and non-perishable food drive next week (Oct. 23 -27) as part of Spirit Week scoring.

Outing Club –
Fri. October 20 – Mt. Tom Hike after school has been postponed until Fri. October 27.
Wed. October 25 – Bike Path bike ride
Please see Ms. Dollard in 224 for permission slips.

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Weekly Planner

Week of October 12 – October 19

Thu. Oct. 12: Bake sale to benefit Puerto Rico MORE INFO

Fri. Oct. 13: Sophomore Class Wellness Education trip to Berkshire Outdoor Education Center

Oct. 16-21: Booster Week

Oct. 16-19: Auditions for Twelfth Night and The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds MORE INFO

Tue. Oct. 17: College Financial Aid Workshop MORE INFO

Thursdays, Oct. 19 – Dec. 7: Strengthening Families Program (PLEASE NOTE: dates changed) MORE INFO

Wed. Oct. 18: Audition Workshop MORE INFO

Sat. Oct. 28: Electronics Recycling at JFK MORE INFO

Fri. Nov. 3: Youth Conference MORE INFO

Sat. Nov. 18: Let’s Dance! A night of dancing and celebration to support enrichment programs for people with intellectual disabilities. Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MORE INFO

Tues. Nov. 21: Yearbook due date for senior photos and baby pictures MORE INFO

College Visit Calendar

Thurs. Oct. 12:
UMass Amherst: 9:00 am
LaFayette College: 9:35 am

Mon. Oct. 16:
Kenyon College: 8:30 am
Endicott College: 10:45 am
FIDM: 11:30 am
University of Maine: 1:00 pm

Tues. Oct. 17:
Goucher College: 8:30 am
Elms College: 9:30 am
University of Miami: 12:45 pm

Thurs. Oct. 19:
Pitzer College: 11:00 am
Fitchburg State University: 12:00 pm
Wesleyan University: 1:00 pm

Fri. Oct. 20
Wentworth Institute of Technology: 8:30 am

Visit the Guidance College Visit Calendar for a full list of visits for the month.


Northampton High School Parent Teacher Organization (NHSPTO) monthly meeting, second Tuesday of the month in NHS Library, 7pm

Northampton Athletic Booster Club (NABC) Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6pm in the NHS Library.

Friends of NHS Theater
SAVE THE NHS MUSICAL
MORE INFO

The Transcript
The NHS student news broadcast, The Transcript, is released every Friday morning (7:30am) at www.nhstechnology.orgThe Transcript is produced by NHS students through the Technology Department’s Communications and Media Production course.

 

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College Financial Aid Workshop

The Guidance Department will host a Financial Aid Workshop for all parents and guardians of seniors on October 17, 2017 at 6:30pm in the Little Theater. The workshop presenter, Mr. David Belanger, Director of Student Financial Services at Smith College, will give an overview of the financial aid process and review what forms are required to apply for financial aid. There will be opportunities to ask questions following the presentation. We hope to see you October 17th.