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No School - B - A - B - C

  • There will be a Yearbook Committee meeting today after school in room 321. Hope to see your there!
  • Fashion Club will be meeting today at 2:30 pm in room 181. All are welcome. Hope to see you there.
  • Today is the last day to purchase Homecoming tickets! Homecoming is Saturday, Oct.13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves today. Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming next week must fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms. The price per ticket will is $15.00. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • The Latin Club is again selling Mardi Gras Beads for Blue & Gold Day tomorrow. 4 for $1 (2 of each color). Beads will be sold during lunch waves and in Room 310 before and after school.
  • Any students planning to attend the Financial Reality Fair field trip, all permission slips must be turned in by 10:00 am today to Mrs. Ennis in room 200A, or you will not be able to attend.
  • Hey Indians are YOU ready? Blue and Gold day is tomorrow and you know what that means, PEP RALLY!!! Come by the Trading Post and get all your blue and gold apparel necessities. Make sure to show your school spirit during the day and at the football game in the fan section. Let’s go blue and gold, the Trading Post is where it’s sold!
  • College reps from 3 Schools will be here Friday, October 12th. Savannah College of Art and Design will be here during period 2, Culinary Institute of America during period 4, and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising will during period 7. 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.
  • Auditions for the Spring Musical Les Miserables start next Monday. Go to the Chorus room to sign up and get info!
    Tickets for the Chamber Choir Dinner Theater with Singing Waiters “Hex Marks the spot” are going fast! See a chamber choir member or Mr. Clark to get your tickets soon!
  • The NHS Academies will be hosting a car wash fundraiser at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home this Saturday, October 13th, from 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm. Please stop by room 200A if you would like to purchase a $5 ticket, or if you would like to volunteer to help.
    Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • A reminder that cars need to be registered ASAP. The Security Guards will begin enforcing parking violations next week. Only students that are registered in the National Honor Society are allowed to park by the tennis courts.
  • 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.

Posted by asunderland  On Oct 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM
  

No School - B - A - B - C
PSAT TESTING TODAY!

  • There will be a Yearbook Committee meeting tomorrow after school in room 321. Hope to see your there!
  • Attention Science Olympiad members and other students still interested in joining, there will be a meeting tomorrow after school in room 118.
  • Homecoming will be held on Oct.13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves today. Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming next week must fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms. The price per ticket will is $15.00. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Auditions for the Spring Musical Les Miserables start next Monday. Go to the Chorus room to sign up and get info!
  • Tickets for the Chamber Choir Dinner Theater with Singing Waiters “Hex Marks the spot” are going fast! See a chamber choir member or Mr. Clark to get your tickets soon!
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
    Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • 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.



Posted by asunderland  On Oct 10, 2018 at 12:37 PM
  

No School - B - A - B - C

  • There will be a Yearbook Committee meeting on Thursday after school in room 321. Hope to see your there!
  • PSAT testing is tomorrow. For testing, sophomores and juniors should bring with them a #2 pencil and an approved calculator. Sophomores and juniors will report to their homerooms for testing at 7:34 a.m. Freshmen and seniors do not have to test tomorrow and should not report to school until 10:50 a.m. When students arrive to school they should report to the cafeteria, so students taking the PSAT//NMSQT are not disrupted. A second regular bus run will be provided for non-testing students starting at 10:15 a.m. freshmen and seniors may arrive at the regular time and remain in the cafeteria until testing is completed. The PSAT schedule for tomorrow is posted on the NHS website on the main page. If you have any questions regarding testing, please go to the main school counseling office.
  • Auditions for the Spring Musical Les Miserables start next Monday. Go to the Chorus room to sign up and get info!
  • Tickets for the Chamber Choir Dinner Theater with Singing Waiters “Hex Marks the spot” are going fast! See a chamber choir member or Mr. Clark to get your tickets soon!
  • Attention Science Olympiad members and other students still interested in joining, there will be a meeting next Thursday after school in room 118.
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paper work is due by Tuesday October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
    Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Homecoming will be held on Oct.13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves. The price per ticket will is $15.00 beginning Tuesday 10/9. You can purchase tickets Tues and Wednesday next week. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming next week must fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • 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.


Posted by asunderland  On Oct 09, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  

A – B – O – E – C

  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming MUST fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • Homecoming will be held on Saturday, October 13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves today is the last day to buy tickets for $12.00. The price per ticket will increase to $15.00 on Tuesday. You can purchase tickets Tues and Wednesday next week. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Art Club meets today, remember to bring your plain colored t-shirts, sweatshirts or socks to design for Tie-Dye.
  • Seniors on Friday, October 5th school counselors will be in the lower library to assist students with their college applications. Common Application in Naviance.
  • A college rep from Nichols College will be here today Friday, October 5th at 12:00 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your counselor.
  • Table Tennis Club will be playing today from 2:30-3:30 in the cafeteria. All new members are welcome. Please see Mr. Miller in room 228 if you have any questions.
  • A college rep from Becker College will be here today Friday, October 5th at 1:30 during period 8. 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your counselor.
  • Do you like movies? Short films? Cinematography? We will be having an informational meeting today in Mr. Kravontka’s room. Be there or be square!
  • Attention Science Olympiad members and other students still interested in joining, there will be a meeting next Thursday after school in room 118.
  • Get Involved! Don’t let your day end at 2:20! Tables for different clubs and activities will be in the Café during each lunch wave throughout the week. Please take a look at the variety of different clubs we have to offer each day. Tuesday 10/2- Career Services, Crochet for a Cause, DECA, Drama, Fashion, and French. Wednesday 10/3- Diversity, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), German, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Future Health Professional (HOSA), Italian and Key club. Thursday 10/4: Latin, Math Team, Motorsport, Peer Tutor, Science Olympiad, Scribe, and Spanish. Friday 10/5: adventure, Student Council, Table Tennis, Tech Support, Ultimate Frisbee, Unified Sports, and Yearbook.
  • Audition sign-ups for the Spring Musical Les Misérables, information, and sign-up sheets are outside of chorus room. Any Questions see Mr. Clark. Break-A-Leg
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paperwork is due by Tuesday, October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • Heavenly Hats are Back! Last year, NHS alone raised $1,360. This year, in conjunction with all the schools in our district, we are once again, raising money for this wonderful organization. What is Heavenly Hats? Heavenly Hats was founded in 2001, by a young man named Anthony Leanna, who was only 10 at the time. The Heavenly Hats Foundation collects and distributes brand new hats of all kinds to those heroes of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer or the many other medical conditions which may cause hair loss. What do you need to do? It’s simple, on Wednesday and Thursday, homeroom reps will be collecting $1.00 during homeroom for anyone interested in donation to the worthy cause. You will get an “I donated to Heavenly Hats” sticker and on Friday, you can wear your favorite Hat. This is a special day and we get to wear hats all day. Make it crazy, make it fun, make it whatever you want! Show your favorite sports team, city, vacation, brand, or whatever you want.
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration, and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Oct 05, 2018 at 10:55 AM
  

A – B – O – E – C

  • Get Involved! Don’t let your day end at 2:20! Tables for different clubs and activities will be in the Café during each lunch wave throughout the week. Please take a look at the variety of different clubs we have to offer each day. Tuesday 10/2- Career Services, Crochet for a Cause, DECA, Drama, Fashion, and French. Wednesday 10/3- Diversity, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), German, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Future Health Professional (HOSA), Italian and Key club. Thursday 10/4-Latin, Math Team, Motorsport, Peer Tutor, Science Olympiad, Scribe, and Spanish. Friday 10/5- adventure, Student Council, Table Tennis, Tech Support, Ultimate Frisbee, Unified Sports, and Yearbook.
  • Homecoming will be held on Oct.13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves starting Monday for $12.00. Get your tickets early because prices will increase. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming MUST fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • Did you know a unicek chapter is coming to NHS. Well, what is unicek? Stop by on October 3rd for a brief informational meeting in room 336. Make a difference and learn about global issues.
  • Attention Seniors! Looking for a way to represent your class homecoming week and beyond? Class t-shirts will be on sale Wednesday and Thursday this week during lunch waves for a drastically discounted price of $5.00! See a class officer to get yours!
  • Anyone interested in joining the NHS Math Team should attend our first practice today in room 228 after school. Please see Mr. Miller if you have any questions.
  • There will be a yearbook committee meeting in room 321 on today after school. All grades are welcome!
  • Join Future Business Leaders of America for our 3rd meeting on Thursday, October 4th in room 202. We will be discussing dues, the fall conference, and fundraising. We will meet right after school. Speak to Mrs. Harding or Mrs. Dennis if you have questions!
  • Today, Wednesday, October 3rd, the NHS Bowling Club will hold its first informational meeting at 2:30 in room 325. Come prepared to complete registration so you can ride the bus to Bowl-O-Rama for practice. Those interested who cannot attend Wednesday should see Mr. McGoldrick and complete registration on line through the Newington Athletics website.
  • Film Club is back! Our first info meeting will be Thursday. It’ll be held in Mr. Kravontka’s room. Be there or be square!
  • The first meeting of the NHS Broadcast Media Club will be this coming Thursday, October 4th, in room 325, beginning at 2:30. We will be spearheading the introduction of the Newington High School TV Studio, welcoming guest speakers from local and national media and learning some great new software.
  • Attention all SENIORS: This is a reminder that the senior panoramic picture will be taken during the advisory period THIS Thursday, October 4th. ALL seniors should report to advisory first in order to take attendance and then should report to the gym. If you are interested in ordering a panoramic form, please bring your money and the order form to the gym with you on Thursday. If you need an order form, please see Mrs. Mannes in the Stoddard House Offices or Mrs. Narowski in room 321.
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paperwork is due by Tuesday, October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
  • Attention Science Olympiad members and other students still interested in joining, there will be a meeting next Thursday after school in room 118.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Audition sign-ups for the Spring Musical Les Misérables, information, and sign-up sheets are outside of chorus room. Any Questions see Mr. Clark. Break-A-Leg!
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration, and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • Heavenly Hats are Back! Last year, NHS alone raised $1,360. This year, in conjunction with all the schools in our district, we are once again, raising money for this wonderful organization. What is Heavenly Hats? Heavenly hats was founded in 2001, by a young man named Anthony Leanna, who was only 10 at the time. The Heavenly Hats Foundation collects and distributes brand new hats of all kinds to those heroes of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer or the many other medical conditions which may cause hair loss. What do you need to do? It’s simple, on Wednesday and Thursday, homeroom reps will be collecting $1.00 during homeroom for anyone interested in donation to the worthy cause. You will get an “I donated to Heavenly Hats” sticker and on Friday, you can wear your favorite Hat. This is a special day and we get to wear hats all day. Make it crazy, make it fun, make it whatever you want! Show your favorite sports team, city, vacation, brand, or whatever you want.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Oct 03, 2018 at 10:57 AM
  

A – B – O – E – C

  • Homecoming will be held on Saturday, October 13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves for $12.00. Get your tickets early because prices will increase. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming MUST fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • Audition sign-ups for the Spring Musical Les Misérables starts today. Information and sign-up sheets are outside of chorus room. Any questions see Mr. Clark. Break-A-Leg!
  • A college rep from Holy Apostle College and Seminary will be here today, Tuesday, October 2nd at 8:15 during Period 2. 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your Counselor.
  • A college rep from Southern CT State University will be here today, Tuesday, October 2nd at 9:15 during Period 3. 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your Counselor.
  • Attention Seniors! Looking for a way to represent your class homecoming week and beyond? Class t-shirts will be on sale Wednesday and Thursday this week during lunch waves for a drastically discounted price of $5.00! See a class officer to get yours!
  • There will be a yearbook committee meeting in room 321 on Wednesday after school. All grades are welcome!
  • Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 3rd, the NHS Bowling Club will hold it’s first informational meeting at 2:30 in room 325. Come prepared to complete registration so you can ride the bus to Bowl-O-Rama for practice. Those interested who cannot attend Wednesday should see Mr. McGoldrick and complete registration online through the Newington Athletics website.
  • Did you know a unicek chapter is coming to NHS. Well, what is unicek? Stop by on October 3rd for a brief informational meeting in room 336. Make a difference and learn about global issues.
  • Attention all SENIORS: This is a reminder that the senior panoramic picture will be taken during the advisory period THIS Thursday, October 4th. ALL seniors should report to advisory first in order to take attendance and then should report to the gym. If you are interested in ordering a panoramic form, please bring your money and the order form to the gym with you on Thursday. If you need an order form, please see Mrs. Mannes in the Stoddard House Offices or Mrs. Narowski in room 321.
  • Heavenly Hats are Back! Last year, NHS alone raised $1,360. This year, in conjunction with all the schools in our district, we are once again, raising money for this wonderful organization. What is Heavenly Hats? Heavenly Hats was founded in 2001, by a young man named Anthony Leanna, who was only 10 at the time. The Heavenly Hats Foundation collects and distributes brand new hats of all kinds to those heroes of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer or the many other medical conditions which may cause hair loss. What do you need to do? It’s simple, on Wednesday and Thursday, homeroom reps will be collecting $1.00 during homeroom for anyone interested in donation to the worthy cause. You will get an “I donated to Heavenly Hats” sticker and on Friday, you can wear your favorite Hat. This is a special day and we get to wear hats all day. Make it crazy, make it fun, make it whatever you want! Show your favorite sports team, city, vacation, brand, or whatever you want.
  • Film Club is back! Our first info meeting will be Thursday. It’ll be held in Mr. Kravontka’s room. Be there or be square!
  • The first meeting of the NHS Broadcast Media Club will be this coming Thursday, October 4th, in room 325, beginning at 2:30. We will be spearheading the introduction of the Newington High School TV Studio, welcoming guest speakers from local and national media and learning some great new software.
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paperwork is due by Tuesday, October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own.Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office.
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Oct 02, 2018 at 10:52 AM
  

A – B – O – E – C 

  • Homecoming will be held on Saturday, October 13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves starting today for $12.00. Get your tickets early because prices will increase. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming MUST fill out a ticket order form PRIOR to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • College reps from Western Connecticut State University, Tunxis Community College, and Western New England University will be here today, October 1st. Please sign up on Naviance and print your confirmation page as a pass.
  • Chess Club will be meeting after school today, Monday, October 1st, in the band room. No experience necessary. Come ready to play!
  • Crochet Club meets today at 2:30 in room 103. All are welcome!
  • Join the Diversity Club on October 1st for the 11th Annual World Day of Bullying Prevention by wearing blue. On this day, students, schools and communities all of the world go BLUE together against bullying. It also kicks off National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month every October. Let’s Blue Up!
  • Audition sign-ups for the Spring Musical Les Misérables starts today. Information and sign-up sheets are outside of chorus room. Any Questions see Mr. Clark. Break-A-Leg!
  • A college rep from Holy Apostle College and Seminary will be here tomorrow Tuesday, October 2nd at 8:15 during Period 2. 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your Counselor.
  • A college rep from Southern CT State University will be here tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2nd at 9:15 during Period 3. 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. If you need your User ID and password, please see your Counselor.
  • There will be a Yearbook Committee meeting in room 321 on Wednesday after school. All grades are welcome!
  • Did you know a unicek chapter is coming to NHS. Well, what is unicek? Stop by on October 3rd for a brief informational meeting in room 336. Make a difference and learn about global issues.
  • Attentional all SENIORS: This is a reminder that the senior panoramic picture will be taken during the advisory period THIS Thursday, October 4th. ALL seniors should report to advisory first in order to take attendance and then should report to the gym. If you are interested in ordering a panoramic form, please bring your money and the order form to the gym with you on Thursday. If you need an order form, please see Mrs. Mannes in the Stoddard House Offices or Mrs. Narowski in room 321.
  • Heavenly Hats are Back! Last year, NHS alone raised $1,360. This year, in conjunction with all the schools in our district, we are once again, raising money for this wonderful organization. What is Heavenly Hats? Heavenly Hats was founded in 2001, by a young man named Anthony Leanna, who was only 10 at the time. The Heavenly Hats Foundation collects and distributes brand new hats of all kinds to those heroes of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer or the many other medical conditions which may cause hair loss. What do you need to do? It’s simple, on Wednesday and Thursday, homeroom reps will be collecting $1.00 during homeroom for anyone interested in donating to the worthy cause. You will get an “I donated to Heavenly Hats” sticker and on Friday, you can wear your favorite Hat. This is a special day and we get to wear hats all day. Make it crazy, make it fun, make it whatever you want! Show your favorite sports team, city, vacation, brand, or whatever you want.
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paperwork is due by Tuesday, October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • This is a reminder about parking stickers. Please stop by the main office to obtain your form for a sticker. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration, and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing. Those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Oct 01, 2018 at 10:41 AM
  

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  • College reps from 3 Schools will be visiting today, Friday, September 28th. Mitchell College will be here during Period 2, Goodwin College during Period 3, and Central Connecticut State University during Period 4. Any juniors or seniors interested in meeting with the reps, please sign up for the visit in Naviance.
  • Homecoming will be held on October 13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves starting Monday for $12.00. Get your tickets early because prices will increase. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Attention Students! Anyone who is purchasing tickets for homecoming next week MUST fill out a ticket order form prior to getting in line. Your homeroom teacher has the forms.
  • Chess club will be meeting after school today, Monday, October 1st, in the band room. No experience necessary. Come ready to play!
  • Join the Diversity Club on October 1st for the 11th Annual World Day of Bullying Prevention by wearing blue. On this day, students, schools and communities all of the world go BLUE together against bullying. It also kicks off National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month every October. Let’s Blue Up!
  • College reps from Western Connecticut State University, Tunxis Community College, and Western New England University will be here on Monday, October 1st. Please sign up on Naviance and print your confirmation page as a pass.
  • Did you know a unicek chapter is coming to NHS. Well, what is unicek? Stop by on October 3rd for a brief informational meeting in room 336. Make a difference and learn about global issues.
  • Attention Freshman interested in running for class office… Please see Mr. Hartley in the library for the necessary paperwork to run for office. All paperwork is due by Tuesday, October 9th. See your Class of 2022 Advisor (Ms. Cote) with questions about the responsibilities of class office.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • Parking sticker forms are now available. Please come to the main office to obtain your form. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration, and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year. Students should not be parking by the tennis courts unless they have a registered Honor Society Sticker on their car. In about a week, we will start enforcing, those students who do not have a sticker will get a warning.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.

 

Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Sep 28, 2018 at 10:16 AM
  
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  • Boy’s Golf will have a meeting today in room 300 at 2:25 pm.
  • German Club will be meeting today in room 101. See you there.
  • The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club will meet after school today in Mr. Kravontka’s room. We will be discussing plans for the year and working on research for the Laramie Project. Bring something to research with.
  • Fashion Club will be meeting today at 2:30 in Room 186. All are welcome!
  • This is a reminder that Book Club meets today after school in the NHS Library. All students are welcome!
  • The NHS book club will meet tomorrow after school in the NHS library. Please bring your copy of Scythe. Anyone wishing to read our next book, All American Boys can stop by the library to pick up a copy.
  • College reps from 3 Schools will be visiting tomorrow, Friday, September 28th. Mitchell College will be here during Period 2, Goodwin College during Period 3, and Central Connecticut State University during Period 4. Any juniors or seniors interested in meeting with the reps, please sign up for the visit in Naviance.
  • Join the Diversity Club on Monday, October 1st for the 11th Annual World Day of Bullying Prevention by wearing blue. On this day, students, schools and communities all of the world go BLUE together against bullying. It also kicks off National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month every October. Let’s BlueUp!
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses, and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Homecoming will be held on Oct.13th. You can buy tickets during all lunch waves starting Monday for $12.00. Get your tickets early because prices will increase. A portion of all sales will go to Newington Food Bank.
  • Number 8 on the Top Ten Banned Books list last year was The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Despite winning multiple awards and being the most searched-for book on Goodreads during its debut year, this YA novel was challenged and banned in school libraries and curriculums because it was considered “pervasively vulgar” and because of drug use, profanity, and offensive language. Appreciate your freedom to choose at NHS Library.
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part-time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available after school Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office
  • Parking sticker forms are now available. Please come to the main office to obtain your form. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration, and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year.
  • Quick Reminder of our School Rules:
    • No Backpacks are allowed during the school day.
    • No Hats or Hoods are allowed during the school day.
    • All students must be in homeroom unless there is an emergency.
Posted by kaitlin.norton  On Sep 27, 2018 at 10:43 AM
  

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  • TAKE TIME TO THANK…Your challenge this week is write a thank you note to anyone who you would like to thank…Maybe it’s bus driver, a teacher, a friend, a coworker, or anyone you’d like. Once you deliver the note, don’t forget to submit your name to the KINDNHS bin in the cafeteria.
  • This week, join the NHS Library as we celebrate your right to read by observing “Banned Books Week” 416 books were challenged or banned in 2017, number 9 on the list was: Drama written and illustrated by Raina Tegemeier. This Stonewall Honor Award Winning 2012 graphic novel from an acclaimed cartoonist was challenged and banned in school libraries because it included LGBT characters and was considered confusing. Celebrate your right to read by choosing a book from the NHS library!
  • Don’t forget to submit a Veteran’s Day Photo of any important person you would like to have displayed. Give the photo to Ms. Slater or Mr. Urbanski. There are also envelopes in each house office.
  • To all prospective baseball players: Coach Alaimo will be having an informational meeting today from 2:30-3:00 in room 313. If you plan to try-out for baseball and cannot attend, it is important that you see Coach Alaimo.
  • Boy’s Golf will have a meeting tomorrow in room 300 at 2:25 pm.
  • There will be a meeting of the Scribe, NHS’ student publication tomorrow at 2:30 pm in room 305. If you want to contribute stories, ideas, poetry, photography or artwork, come to the meeting or see Mr. Rutigliano in room 305. Hope to see you there!
  • German Club will be meeting tomorrow in room 101. See you there.
  • The NHS book club will meet tomorrow after school in the NHS library. Please bring your copy of Scythe. Anyone wishing to read our next book, All American Boys can stop by the library to pick up a copy.
  • The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club will meet after school tomorrow in Mr. Kravontka’s room. We will be discussing plans for the year and working on research for the Laramie Project. Bring something to research with.
  • Join the Diversity Club on October 1st for the 11th Annual World Day of Bullying Prevention by wearing blue. On this day, students, schools and communities all of the world go BLUE together against bullying. It also kicks off National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month every October. Let’s BlueUp!
  • Students interested in manufacturing and engineering or just looking for a part time job, please see Mrs. Ennis in room 200A about an excellent opportunity here in Newington. You must be 18 and available afterschool Monday through Friday to apply.
  • Registration is now open for the Financial Reality Fair on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an excellent opportunity for ALL students to experience a real-world exercise in managing money, living expenses and finances once you are out on your own. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Students interested in aerospace and engineering, the Aerospace Components Manufacturers will be holding its annual Future Workforce Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, November 7th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Over 90 local aerospace firms will be available to discuss the career opportunities that exist in the industry as well as employer expectations. Please see Mrs. Ennis is 200A to sign up.
  • Students interested in sports management or marketing, there will be a field trip on Wednesday, November 14th to the XL Center for a Sports Management Seminar, followed by a special school day hockey game. Please see Mrs. Ennis for details.
  • Parking sticker forms are now available. Please come to the main office to obtain your form. Complete the form and return it to the main office with your driver’s license, registration and insurance card. Last Year’s sticker is not valid. Vehicles need to be registered each year.
  • 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.

Posted by asunderland  On Sep 26, 2018 at 3:36 PM
  
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