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  • This is a reminder that tomorrow is SAT School day. On March 27th only Juniors will report to school. SAT Testing will begin at 7:30 am and students should report to their homeroom for testing unless directed otherwise. Please bring with you a non-mechanical #2 pencil and a calculator.
  • Book Club scheduled for this Thursday has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 4th. All students interested in participating in this month’s discussion of Salt to the Sea should bring their copy of the book to the meeting.
  • Ready to cheer? Buy your Newington gear! The Trading Post has a Mega March Madness sale until Friday March 29th. Head down today to cheer on our Newington Teams with discounted prices off the best-selling clothing.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL Powerschool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • Come watch the NHS students beat the NHS Teachers and the Newington Police Department in games of basketball. The Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic is being held on Friday, March 29th in the NHS Gym. The 3- point contest starts at 6:00 pm and the games begin at 6:30 pm. There will be lots of fun had by all and chances to win prizes. Tickets are on sale this week during all lunch waves. Tickets are $5.00 in advance and $7.00 at the door. We hope to see you there!
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 26, 2019 at 9:23 AM
  
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  • A college rep from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be here today at 12:00 pm during period 6. Any Junior or Senior interested in meeting with the rep, please make sure you sign up for the visit in Naviance and print your confirmation page to use as your pass.
  • Ready to cheer? Buy your Newington gear! The Trading Post has a Mega March Madness sale until Friday March 29th. Head down today to cheer on our Newington Teams with discounted prices off the best selling clothing.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL Powerschool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • Come watch the NHS students beat the NHS Teachers and the Newington Police Department in games of basketball. The Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic is being held on Friday, March 29th in the NHS Gym. The 3- point contest starts at 6:00 pm and the games begin at 6:30 pm. There will be lots of fun had by all and chances to win prizes. Tickets are on sale this week during all lunch waves. Tickets are $5.00 in advance and $7.00 at the door. We hope to see you there!
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 25, 2019 at 9:21 AM
  

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  • The Library needs volunteers this Sunday from 1:30-2:30 pm and 4:30-5:30 pm. Please see Mrs. Ennis in 200A ASAP for details.
  • Buy your Newington clothes and strike a pose! Head to the Trading Post today and select short sleeve t-shirts for $8 and long sleeve shirt and sweatshirts for $10. Don’t forget the iconic bucket hat is on sale for only $5. Don’t wait, head down today. The sales end on Friday, March 29th.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL Powerschool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • A college rep from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be here Monday, March 25th at 12:00 pm during period 6. Any Junior or Senior interested in meeting with the rep, please make sure you sign up for the visit in Naviance and print your confirmation page to use as your pass.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 22, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  

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  • The Library needs volunteers this Sunday from 1:30-2:30 pm and 4:30-5:30 pm. Please see Mrs. Ennis in 200A ASAP for details.
  • Fashion Club will be meeting after school today in room 186. See you there! All are welcome.
  • Today the GSA Club will be meeting in Mr. Kravontka’s room (336) after school. We will be discussing LGBT history. All are welcome.
  • Buy your Newington clothes and strike a pose! Head to the Trading Post today and select short sleeve t-shirts for $8 and long sleeve shirt and sweatshirts for $10. Don’t forget the iconic bucket hat is on sale for only $5. Don’t wait, head down today. The sales end on Friday, March 29th.
  • Attention Math Team: If you plan on attending the awards banquet please contact Mr. Miller today. Permission slips can be picked up in room 228. Thank you.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL Powerschool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
      o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 21, 2019 at 11:19 AM
  

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  • There will be a Debate Club meeting today after school in room 336. Come to debate GMO’s and take a yearbook photo. Hope to see you there!
  • Attention Math Team: If you plan on attending the awards banquet please contact Mr. Miller today. Permission slips can be picked up in room 228. Thank you.
  • Hola! Spanish Club will meet today after school in Ms. Redman’s room. Gracias!
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL Powerschool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will meet tomorrow after school and Thursday, March 27th. New projects are starting. See you there!
  • Attention all March Madness fans! There is a mega March Madness sale at the Trading Post. All prices are slashed! Head down to the trading post today through Friday, March 29th to get all your Newington gear and represent.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.


Posted by asunderland  On Mar 20, 2019 at 10:38 AM
  
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  • National English Honor Society volunteers are needed to organize applications during periods 3, 6 and 8 or after school in room 303.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom ticket season is just around the corner. ALL PowerSchool delinquencies must be paid prior to purchasing prom tickets. Please pay delinquencies to Mrs. Valenti in the Main Office. Any questions, please see Mrs. Valenti or one of your class advisors.
  • Attention all March Madness fans! There is a mega March Madness sale at the Trading Post. All prices are slashed! Head down to the trading post now through Friday, March 29th to get all your Newington gear and represent.
  • Hola! Spanish Club will meet tomorrow after school in Ms. Redman’s room. Gracias!
  • There will be a Debate Club meeting tomorrow after school in room 336.
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will be meeting Thursday after school and Thursday, March 27th. New projects are starting. See you there!
  • The NHS Library has 12 copies of this month’s book club title Salt to the Sea available for any interested students to borrow. Stop in to the library to get a copy! Book Club meets on March 28th to discuss the book. All are invited.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 19, 2019 at 12:02 PM
  

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  • Attention all March Madness fans! There is a mega March Madness sale at the Trading Post. All prices are slashed! Head down to the trading post today through Friday, March 29th to get all your Newington gear and represent.
  • Baseball Tryouts will be held today in the gym. All players need to wear appropriate baseball attire; bring your glove, helmet and sneakers- no cleats! See Coach Alaimo in room 313 with questions. 12th graders 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 11th graders 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm and 9th and 10th graders 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm.
  • A college rep from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be here today at 12:00 pm during period 6. Any Junior or Senior interested in meeting with the rep, please make sure you sign up for the visit in Naviance and print your confirmation page to use as your pass.
  • There will be a Diversity Club meeting after school today in room 318. All are welcome!
  • Hola! Spanish Club will meet Wednesday, March 20th after school in Ms. Redman’s room. Gracias!
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will be meeting Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 27th. See you next week with new projects.
  • The NHS Library has 12 copies of this month’s book club title Salt to the Sea available for any interested students to borrow. Stop in to the library to get a copy! Book Club meets on March 28th to discuss the book. All are invited.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 18, 2019 at 9:27 AM
  
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  • A very Happy 40th Birthday to Mrs. Redman today. Feliz Cumpleanos!
  • Attention all March Madness fans! There is a mega March Madness sale at the Trading Post. All prices are slashed! Head down to the trading post from Monday, March 18th to Friday, March 29th to get all your Newington gear and represent.
  • Tickets are available for Les Miz at the box office today or you can buy them at the door tonight. Show starts at 7 pm- come early and enjoy the show!
  • Baseball Tryouts will be held Saturday, March 16th and Monday, March 18th in the gym. All players need to wear appropriate baseball attire; bring your glove, helmet and sneakers- no cleats! See Coach Alaimo in room 313 with questions.
    Saturday- 9th and 10th graders from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm and 11th and 12th graders 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
    Monday-12th graders 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 11th graders 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm and 9th and 10th graders 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm.
  • Covenant Village, a retirement home in Cromwell, is holding a hiring open house this Saturday, March 16th from 10 am – 1 pm. They are hiring for wait staff and dishwashers and have flexible schedules to accommodate school and after school activities. Please see Mrs. Ennis in 200A for more information.
  • A college rep from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be here Monday, March 18th at 12:00 pm during period 6. Any Junior or Senior interested in meeting with the rep, please make sure you sign up for the visit in Naviance and print your confirmation page to use as your pass.
  • There will be a Diversity Club meeting after school on Monday, March 18th in room 318. All are welcome!
  • Hola! Spanish Club will meet Wednesday, March 20th after school in Ms. Redman’s room. Gracias!
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will be meeting Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 27th. See you next week with new projects.
  • The NHS Library has 12 copies of this month’s book club title Salt to the Sea available for any interested students to borrow. Stop in to the library to get a copy! Book Club meets on March 28th to discuss the book. All are invited.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 15, 2019 at 9:36 AM
  
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  • Congratulations to the NHS Math Team for going undefeated this season and a division championship. The team will compete at the state competition in April. Great job and Good luck!
  • Future Business Leaders of America will be meeting in room 202 today after school. We will be passing out permission slips for our upcoming trip and discussing our upcoming fundraiser. Join us for a quick 15 minute meeting today.
  • Attention Table Tennis Club- We are meeting today in the café from 2:30-3:30. We will also be taking our yearbook photo. See Mr. Miller if you have any questions.
  • Today is the Day!!!! Q1 and Q2 were such a big hit, we are ready to have more fun at our Quarter 3 Family of Learner Event. Come join us as we have more fun with dodge ball, basketball, ice cream, music and obstacle courses from the National Guard. Can’t wait!
  • Thank you to all that came to the Les Miz teaser! Opening night is tonight! Tickets are available at the box office today or you can buy them at the door tonight. Show starts at 7 pm- come early and enjoy the show!
  • Baseball Tryouts will be held Saturday, March 16th and Monday, March 18th in the gym. All players need to wear appropriate baseball attire; bring your glove, helmet and sneakers- no cleats! See Coach Alaimo in room 313 with questions.
    Saturday- 9th and 10th graders from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm and 11th and 12th graders 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
    Monday-12th graders 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 11th graders 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm and 9th and 10th graders 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm.
  • Covenant Village, a retirement home in Cromwell, is holding a hiring open house this Saturday, March 16th from 10 am – 1 pm. They are hiring for wait staff and dishwashers and have flexible schedules to accommodate school and after school activities. Please see Mrs. Ennis in 200A for more information.
  • Hola! Spanish Club will meet Wednesday, March 20th after school in Ms. Redman’s room. Gracias!
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will be meeting Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 27th. See you next week with new projects.
  • The NHS Library has 12 copies of this month’s book club title Salt to the Sea available for any interested students to borrow. Stop in to the library to get a copy! Book Club meets on March 28th to discuss the book. All are invited.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 14, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  
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  • There will be a Key Club Meeting today in the cafeteria starting at 2:30 pm. We hope to see you there!
  • Diversity Club will meet today in room 318 after school. See you there!
  • There will be a Junior Prom Committee meeting today in room 332.
  • Q1 and Q2 were such a big hit, we are ready to have more fun at our Quarter 3 Family of Learner Event. Come join us tomorrow as we have more fun with dodge ball, basketball, ice cream, music and obstacle courses from the National Guard. Can’t wait!
  • Covenant Village, a retirement home in Cromwell, is holding a hiring open house this Saturday, March 16th from 10 am – 1 pm. They are hiring for wait staff and dishwashers and have flexible schedules to accommodate school and after school activities. Please see Mrs. Ennis in 200A for more information.
  • Don’t forget to buy your tickets for the Spring Production of the musical Les Miserables. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and Senior Citizens. Buy them at nhsdrama.booktix.com! If you have ordered your tickets at the box office, please remember to pick them up.
  • Attention Art Club Members: we will be meeting Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 27th. See you next week with new projects.
  • The NHS Library has 12 copies of this month’s book club title Salt to the Sea available for any interested students to borrow. Stop in to the library to get a copy! Book Club meets on March 28th to discuss the book. All are invited.
  • Think you’ve got the skills to win a Large, Flat-Screen TV? Sign up for the 3 point shooting contest at the Ciara McDermott Basketball Classic being held on Friday, March 29th. The cost to enter is $5.00 per person. Please see Officer Kaufmann to sign up.
  • There will be a field trip to the State Capitol for students interested in manufacturing and engineering on Wednesday, April 24th from 9 am – 1 pm to connect students to careers in manufacturing. Local manufacturing companies will be present to showcase their products and also speak with students about careers, apprenticeships and internships. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. Arnett or Mrs. Ennis in 200A.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    o No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    o No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    o All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
    o Refrain from running in the hallways.

Posted by asunderland  On Mar 13, 2019 at 11:49 AM
  
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