Tenderness

Tenderness is a multilingual theater piece that focuses on the dehumanization at the core of all violence and contrasts it with the power of human tenderness and connection.Tenderness is inspired by the ensemble members’ personal experiences of human-rights abuse in war. Fri., Jan. 12, 7pm, NHS Black Box Theater. Tickets are free for NHS students!

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Weekly Planner

Week of January 11 – January 17

You can donate to the NHS PTO through our Razoo page.

Fri. Jan. 12: Mandatory meeting for students planning to take a Smith College Course in the spring semester, 9:30am, Little Theater  MORE

Fri. Jan. 12: Last day to order NHS Athletics Apparel  MORE

Fri. Jan. 12: Tenderness, a multilingual theater piece, 7 pm, NHS Black Box Theater. Free for NHS students. More

Mon. Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No school.

Fri. Jan 19: The Teen Brain & Risk Taking  MORE

Tues. Jan. 23: Last day of first semester.

Wed. Jan 24: No school – teacher work day. Teacher Appreciation Luncheon  MORE


College Visit Calendar

Mon. Jan. 22
Universal Technical Institute

Go to the Guidance College Visit Calendar for a complete list.


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

FoNHST – The Friends of Northampton Theater booster club – meets every 4th Tuesday at 7pm in the black box theater at NHS.

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

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.

To submit information to Hamp Highlights, email nhsptonews@gmail.com

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Help with Teacher Appreciation Luncheon


Each year, the NHS PTO and parents host a lunch for the teachers and staff during their January professional development day (Wednesday, January 24). It’s a short-term commitment for parents, and the teachers and staff are deeply appreciative. This is a great opportunity to meet other NHS parents and get to know the school community.

Please sign up to bring food, supplies, and/or to help at the event on our SignUpGenius page. Monetary donations are also welcome.

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Guidance News

Attention Seniors: On Thursday, January 18, from 9:00 – 11:00 am, in the first floor computer lab, Greenfield Community College’s admissions counselors will meet with seniors who are interested in attending GCC this fall. Seniors will be applying to GCC on that day with GCC’s admission staff. Many seniors have signed-up but there is still space available. Please stop in the guidance office if you want to sign up or if you have questions about GCC.

 

Clubs and Activities

The Key Club is hosting a sock drive for homeless shelters in our community running until the end of January. Please drop off new, unworn, pairs of socks outside of the Guidance office.

NHS Social Justice Week is back for the fourth consecutive year, Jan. 8-12, hosted by the Environmental Club, SOCA, GSA and the Feminist Collective.

Girls Ultimate Frisbee informational meeting to be held Wed. Jan. 17th in Ms. Podel’s room. For questions or more information, please contact team captains Claire and Lilli at cbabbottbryan@northampton-k12.us or lliebermanbachman@northampton-k12.us.

Community Action Youth Program’s Northampton Youth Empowerment Group is hosting a pizza party, Thur. Jan 25. 2:30 – 5pm at 17 New South St., Northampton. An enrollment form is available at the Front Office.

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Weekly Planner

Week of January 4 – January 10

You can donate to the NHS PTO through our Razoo page.

Fri. Jan 5 (snow date): Screenagers – Growing up in the Digital Age  MORE

Fri. Jan. 12: Mandatory meeting for students planning to take a Smith College Course in the spring semester, 9:30am, Little Theater  MORE

Fri. Jan. 12: Last day to order NHS Athletics Apparel  MORE

Mon. Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No school.

Fri. Jan 19: The Teen Brain & Risk Taking  MORE

Tues. Jan. 23: Last day of first semester.

Wed. Jan 24: No school – teacher work day. Teacher Appreciation Luncheon  MORE


College Visit Calendar

Mon. Jan. 22
Universal Technical Institute

Go to the Guidance College Visit Calendar for a complete list.


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

FoNHST – The Friends of Northampton Theater booster club – meets every 4th Tuesday at 7pm in the black box theater at NHS.

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

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.

To submit information to Hamp Highlights, email nhsptonews@gmail.com

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Help with Teacher Appreciation Luncheon


Each year, the NHS PTO and parents host a lunch for the teachers and staff during their January professional development day (Wednesday, January 24). It’s a short-term commitment for parents, and the teachers and staff are deeply appreciative. This is a great opportunity to meet other NHS parents and get to know the school community.

Please sign up to bring food, supplies, and/or to help at the event on our SignUpGenius page. Monetary donations are also welcome.

Guidance News

Attention Seniors: On Thursday, January 11, from 9:30am – 12:30pm, Holyoke Community College’s admissions counselors will be at NHS to meet with seniors interested in attending HCC this fall. Seniors must complete an HCC online application located on the HCC website, www.hcc.edu/admissions by Monday, January 8.

Many seniors have already signed-up, but there is still space available to meet with HCC on January 11. Please stop in the guidance office if you need assistance with the online application, want to sign up for the day, or have questions about HCC.

On Thursday, January 18, from 9:00 – 11:00 am, in the first floor computer lab, Greenfield Community College’s admissions counselors will meet with seniors who are interested in attending GCC this fall. Seniors will be applying to GCC on that day with GCC’s admission staff. Many seniors have signed-up but there is still space available. Please stop in the guidance office if you want to sign up or if you have questions about GCC.

 

Scholarship Information for Seniors

 

 

 

Scholarships
There is a bulletin board in the Guidance Area that has scholarship information for college-bound seniors. Stop by and see what’s available!

Northampton Dollars for Scholars applications are now available online at www.northampton.dollarsforscholars.org. Dollars for Scholars is a community-based volunteer organization serving the cities and towns of Northampton, Leeds, and Florence, with the mission to provide scholarships for local students’ post secondary education. Dollars for Scholars accepts completed applications through March 31, 2018.

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts application is also available online at communityfoundation.org/scholarships. The CFWM provide scholarships and interest-free student loans to support students’ college educations. The Community Foundation of Western MA accepts completed applications through March 31, 2018.

**Even though both deadlines aren’t until March 31 – it is strongly recommended that you begin working on your applications soon. It generally takes 2 – 3 weeks to complete the application process and you will need to submit a Request for Documents Form, available in Guidance, that will be due by March 20.**