Daily Announcements Thursday 10/19/2017

Announcements

Thursday, October 19th F Day

 

Academic:

 

  • The MCAS retest date is quickly approaching. MCAS tutoring for 11th and 12th graders needing to take the retest in November is on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Math is in room 207 and English is in room 420. Passing the MCAS is a graduation requirement so all should be attending. There is a 3:30 after school bus on Wednesday and Thursday for those that need it.

 

Sports:

  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Varsity and JV Volleyball teams in their wins yesterday over South Lancaster.
    • Varsity won 3 sets to 1
      • JungSun Batino had 6 kills and 4 Assists,
      • Rietzl Gilardez had 10 kills and 12 Aces
      • and Arlyenis Garrastegui  had 13 Straight service points for JV

 

North plays Burncoat at home at 3:30 on Friday

 

  • Congratulations to the Boys soccer team in their win over South
    • The score was 2-1
      • Goals were scored by Estiban Pillco & Gabriel Souza

Next game is tomorrow versus Holy Name

 

  • “Any boys interested in trying out for the high school hockey team need to attend a mandatory meeting at the Foley Stadium Athletic Office located at 305 Chandler Street in Worcester on Wednesday November 8th at 4PM”, which is of course the day we picked because it is after the winter coaches meeting.

 

College or Career Prep:

 

  • Attention Seniors and Juniors
    • Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place this Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

  • On Saturday, October 28th it is FASFA Day at Worcester State University. We encourage any student who needs help completing the FASFA form to attend. This is open to all students regardless of the school you plan to apply to. This event will take place at Worcester State University in the Sullivan Building (enter in rear door) on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1pm.

 

 

  • Student that were invited to attend the UMASS Amherst Isenberg School of Business field trip, please see GEAR UP this week. Please be advised that the trip is back on!

 

 

 

Other:

 

 

  • Tomorrow North High School will be starting a Kiwanis Key Club. This is open to all students. It will start @ 1:50 in room 215. If you have any additional questions please contact either Sra. Gregorio-Bowen or president Velocity Lopolito.

 

  • The National Honors Society continues to run its fundraiser to help Puerto Rico! The home room that raises the most amount of money will be treated to a continental breakfast. Secondly, we will also have boxes in every office for staff, students and friends to bring in nonperishable goods. We are encouraging items like baby wipes, diapers, formula, baby clothes, snacks etc. Finally we will run a penny war competition that was postponed to add to our fund raising efforts during all lunches. Every penny earns the class jar a point and all silver coins or bills subtract from the jar. The class with the most points wins the top 2 jars for their class fund and the remaining jars go to our Puerto Rico funds and National Honor Society.

 

  • Teacher consider buying raffle tickets to benefit “coats for kids”. For $10 you could win great prizes. The two prizes are:

 

  • # 1- —- $1000 restaurant gift cards and
  • # 2- —- $500 restaurant gift cards.

There are also tickets to attend the event on November 1st at WSU. $ 10 includes appetizers and door prize raffle. Only a limited amount of tickets will be sold and we have a few left. First come, first serve

 

  • Picture day for all faculty, staff, and students is tomorrow.  Regardless if you are ordering your photos or not, every student must get their picture taken as these photos will be used for IDs.  Order forms were mailed home and pictures can also be ordered online.

 

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Daily Announcements Wednesday 10/18/17

Announcements

Wednesday, October 18th E Day

 

Academic:

 

  • MCAS tutoring for 11th and 12th graders needing to take the retest in November is on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Math is in room 207 and English is in room 420. Passing the MCAS is a graduation requirement so all should be attending. There is a 3:30 after school bus on Wednesday and Thursday for those that need it.

 

Sports:

  • “Any boys interested in trying out for the high school hockey team need to attend a mandatory meeting at the Foley Stadium Athletic Office located at 305 Chandler Street in Worcester on Wednesday November 8th at 4PM”, which is of course the day we picked because it is after the winter coaches meeting.

 

College or Career Prep:

 

  • Attention Seniors and Juniors
    • Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

  • Tonight North High School will be hosting a College/Career Fair from 5-7pm in the school cafeteria. The local colleges will be in attendance to share the popular majors they offer. We also have the 4 branches of the military and GEAR UP staff will be available to assist with financial aid.

 

  • Student that were invited to attend the UMASS Amherst Isenberg School of Business field trip, please see GEAR UP this week. Please be advised that the trip is back on!

 

  • Becker would like to thank all the students that attended the college and career program yesterday. Your commitment to your future is commendable. Keep up the great work.

 

 

Other:

 

 

  • On Friday October the 20th that’s this Friday, North High School will be starting a Kiwanis Key Club. This is open to all students. It will start @ 1:50 in room 215. If you have any additional questions please contact either Sra. Gregorio-Bowen or president Velocity Lopolito.

 

  • Let’s continue to help our friends in Puerto Rico! National Honors Society will be running a Home Room Fund raising competition. The home room that raises the most amount of money will be treated to a continental breakfast. Secondly, we will also have boxes in every office for staff, students and friends to bring in nonperishable goods. We are encouraging items like baby wipes, diapers, formula, baby clothes, snacks etc. Finally we will run a penny war competition that was postponed to add to our fund raising efforts during all lunches. Every penny earns the class jar a point and all silver coins or bills subtract from the jar. The class with the most points wins the top 2 jars for their class fund and the remaining jars go to our Puerto Rico funds and National Honor Society.

 

  • Teacher consider buying raffle tickets to benefit “coats for kids”. For $10 you could win great prizes. See Antonella in the main office for tickets

 

 

  • Picture day for all faculty, staff, and students will be this Friday, October 20th.  Regardless if you are ordering your photos or not, every student must get their picture taken as these photos will be used for IDs.  Order forms were mailed home and pictures can also be ordered online.

 

 

Daily Announcements Monday 10/16/17

Other:

 

  • If you are a student that will be retaking the MCAS ELA or MCAS math test it is highly recommended that you stay after school for tutoring. MCAS tutoring will be every Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm, up until each test in November.  MCAS math tutoring will be in room 207. ELA will be in room

 

  • On Wednesday’s and Thursday’s there will be a late bus at North at 3:30.  Priority for riding will go to those students attending MCAS prep or staying for academic assistance with a teacher.  Those staying with a teacher for academic support must have a note from the teacher stating that they stayed and until what time.

 

 

  • Attention Seniors and Juniors
    • Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

  • “Do you like “empanadas”?   Bring a dollar!  Bring two!

Mrs. Mendez’ AP Spanish Language class will be having an Appetizer & Sweets bake sale today at all lunches”!!

 

 

  • “Auditions for the Drama Club winter play will be Tuesday in the auditorium from 2-4pm.”

 

  • Next week let’s help out our friends in Puerto Rico! National Honors Society will be running a Home Room Fund raising competition. The home room that raises the most amount of money will be treated to a continental breakfast. Secondly, we will also have boxes in every office for staff, students and friends to bring in nonperishable goods. We are encouraging items like baby wipes, diapers, formula, baby clothes, snacks etc. Finally we will run a penny war competition that was postponed to add to our fund raising efforts during all lunches. Every penny earns the class jar a point and all silver coins or bills subtract from the jar. The class with the most points wins the top 2 jars for their class fund and the remaining jars go to our Puerto Rico funds and National Honor Society.

 

  • “Any boys interested in trying out for the high school hockey team need to attend a mandatory meeting at the Foley Stadium Athletic Office located at 305 Chandler Street in Worcester on Wednesday November 8th at 4PM”, which is of course the day we picked because it is after the winter coaches meeting.  I will stop in next week with the other odds and ends that we talked about.  Thanks so much Dave!

 

Happy Birthday:

 

Happy Birthday Jamilka. From Jodi Rivera

Happy Alejandro Quinones from Mame & Kisha

Daily Announcements 10/13/17

Announcements

Friday, October 13th B Day

 

Sports:

  • North High football is playing tomorrow against Holy Name. Good luck boy!!

 

Other:

 

  • If you are a student that will be retaking the MCAS ELA or MCAS math test it is highly recommended that you stay after school for tutoring. MCAS tutoring will be every Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm, up until each test in November.  MCAS math tutoring will be in room 207.

 

  • On Wednesday’s and Thursday’s there will be a late bus at North at 3:30.  Priority for riding will go to those students attending MCAS prep or staying for academic assistance with a teacher.  Those staying with a teacher for academic support must have a note from the teacher stating that they stayed and until what time.

 

  • Attention Seniors and Juniors
    • Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

  • Starting next week North High will begin to raise funds for Puerto Rico. This effort will be run by the National Honor Society. Details to come!!
  • “Do you like “empanadas”?   Bring a dollar!  Bring two!

Mrs. Mendez’ AP Spanish Language class will be having an Appetizer & Sweets bake sale today at all lunches”!!

 

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy 16th birthday to Brenda Fose

Daily Announcements Wednesday 10/11/17

Announcements

Wednesday, October 11th F Day

Other:

  • Today is PSAT day for grades 9, 10 and 11. Test room assignments have been and all students should what room they will reporting to. Teachers please check with your students to make sure they know where they are to go.
  • AVID College Fair permission slips are due today to Mrs Goldstein
  • Mrs Becker wants to thank all the students that attended the college & career readiness program yesterday. You all did a great job focusing on your task. If you were unable to attend, please stop by 418 and grab an agenda.
  • The MCAS ELA and Math re-test season is upon us.  MCAS tutoring will be every Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm starting this week, up until each test in November.  If you are a student that will be retaking the MCAS ELA or MCAS math test it is highly recommended that you stay after school for tutoring.   The room locations will be announcement later today.
  • On Wednesday’s and Thursday’s there will be a late bus at North at 3:30.  Priority for riding will go to those students attending MCAS prep or staying for academic assistance with a teacher.  Those staying with a teacher for academic support must have a note from the teacher stating that they stayed and until what time.
  • The Kick-off event for the 100 males to college program is today at 3:30 pm at Worcester State University. Buses will be picking students up immediately after school today.
  • Attention Seniors and Juniors
    • Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures. On street parking is available and it is not necessary to feed parking meters in Cambridge on Sundays.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

  • “Congratulations to this year’s newly elected Freshman Class Officers:

President – Julia Ducharme

Vice President – Noeleen Governor-Apetu

Secretary – Emmanuella Agyemang

Treasurer – Maurine Ngendo Macua

Announcements for upcoming meetings will come soon.”

 

Birthdays:

  • Happy Birthday to Hawraw Daffave… From your friends!
    • Aurila, Juna, Jenishia, Suman, Pratap, Jevan, Bishal, Lhachoe, Requaha

 

 

 

 

Daily Announcements 10/10/17 Tuesday!!!

Announcements

Tuesday, October 10th E Day

 

Sports:

Congratulations to the north high football team for their 29-0 victory over Burncoat.  The offense rushed for 4 touchdowns behind the blocking of Ralph Joseph, Amos Wisseh, Josh Santiago, Quahean minor, and Charles McNeil.  Defensively, Jose Alicea had two interceptions for the third time this season.

 

Congratulations to the JV football team for their 28-18 victory over Burncoat.  The team came back from an 18-6 deficit at halftime.  Brandel  Ohrin had 3 touchdown receptions for the polar bears

 

Other:

 

 

This Wednesday is PSAT day for grades 9, 10 and 11. Test room assignments have been sent out to all teachers and will also be posted outside the 318 Guidance Office. All students should find out what room they will be reporting to before Wednesday. Teachers please check with your students to make sure they know where they are to go. Students should bring their own calculators as we will not have enough to supply everyone.

 

Also the Horatio Alger Scholarship is now accepting applications. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

 

The MCAS ELA and Math re-test season is upon us.  MCAS tutoring will be every Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm starting this Wednesday October 11th, up until each test in November.  If you are a student that will be retaking the MCAS ELA or MCAS math test it is highly recommended that you stay after school for tutoring.   The room locations will be announcement on October 11th for tutoring stay tuned.

   

On Wednesday’s and Thursday’s there will be a late bus at North at 3:30.  Priority for riding will go to those students attending MCAS prep or staying for academic assistance with a teacher.  Those staying with a teacher for academic support must have a note from the teacher stating that they stayed and until what time.

 

Attention Seniors and Juniors

Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures. On street parking is available and it is not necessary to feed parking meters in Cambridge on Sundays.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

 

There is a MANDATORY Yearbook Committee meeting this afternoon at 2pm in Room 413 for Committee members ONLY.

Mrs. Becker and Gear Up will be after school today in the Library for college and career readiness. This is a crucial time for seniors. You should all be attending, filling out college applications, working on your senior essay, and researching scholarships. See you after school!

 

There is an ILT meeting Tuesday afternoon from 2-3 in Room 201. Agenda’s were emailed. 

 

Birthdays:

 

Happy 19th Birthday to Bisahl Rai… From your friends!

 

 

 

PM Announcements:

 

This Wednesday is PSAT day for grades 9, 10 and 11. Test room assignments have been sent out to all teachers and will also be posted outside the 318 Guidance Office. All students should find out what room they will be reporting to before Wednesday. Teachers please check with your students to make sure they know where they are to go. Students should bring their own calculators as we will not have enough to supply everyone.

 

It’s very important to come to school rested, on time and prepared tomorrow!

 

There is an ILT meeting this afternoon from 2-3 in Room 201. Agenda’s were emailed. 

 

Mrs. Becker and Gear Up will be after school today in the Library for college and career readiness. This is a crucial time for seniors. You should all be attending, filling out college applications, working on your senior essay, and researching scholarships. See you after school

 

There is a MANDATORY Yearbook Committee meeting this afternoon at 2pm in Room 413 for Committee members ONLY.

Daily Announcements 10/5/17 Thursday

Sports:

  • North High boys’ varsity soccer won a very exciting game over BHS!!

Highlights included:

  • 1st half ended in a 1-1 tie with all the scoring coming from the last minute of the 1/2.
  • Senior Albert Baraka put home a header from a corner kick by Sophomore Enrique Pillco.
  • With 10 seconds left in the 1st half Burncoat came racing back with a goal
  • 2nd 1/2 play was tight until the last four minutes in the game.
  • North pulled ahead with a scramble in the box off a corner kick and Freshman Samir Gurung
  • Three minutes later Sophomore Gabriel Souza took on several players and putting the ball into the upper right corner.  Assisted by Senior Albert Baraka.
  • Final score 3-1 North over Burncoat.

Other:

  • Next Wednesday is PSAT day for grades 9, 10 and 11. Test room assignments have been sent out to all teachers and will also be posted outside the 318 Guidance Office. All students should find out what room they will be reporting to before Wednesday. Teachers please check with your students to make sure they know where they are to go. Students should bring their own calculators as we will not have enough to supply everyone.
  • Also the Horatio Alger Scholarship is now accepting applications. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.
  • Today is the last day to sign up to Manufacture your future!

Join QCC to learn how manufacturing careers can be your path to success. On Friday, October 6th 8:30-1pm in the Herbert Auditorium on the main campus.

See and hear why people have caught the manufacturing bug! Observe technology in action and hear how it is used by local employers.

Sign up in the GEAR Up office. Transportation will be provided, but limited to the first 30 students

  • The MCAS ELA and Math re-test season is upon us.  MCAS tutoring will be every Wednesday and Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm starting Wednesday October 11th, up until each test in November.  If you are a student that will be retaking the MCAS ELA or MCAS math test it is highly recommended that you stay after school for tutoring.   The room locations will be announcement on October 11th for tutoring stay tuned.
  • Attention Seniors and Juniors

Harvard College has extended an invitation to prospective applicants to an informative program that will take place on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 pm and concluding by 2:30 pm. At the Science Center Lecture Hall B, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA.

Tours will be available at the conclusion of the program. The goal is to provide Boston area High School students with an opportunity to learn more about the College, the admissions process and our financial aid policies and procedures. On street parking is available and it is not necessary to feed parking meters in Cambridge on Sundays.

Any student considering applying to Harvard should take advantage of this opportunity. See Mrs. Mallaghan for details.

  • The library will be open until 3:00 today.
  • Reminder: Tonight is Know Your School Night at 5:30. We look forward to meeting all of your parents.

 

Reminder for all faculty:  Teachers who will be at North High tomorrow, Oct., 6th, please sign up for the event titled “Accelerating Student Growth at North High” on Teach Point today.  See Mrs. Goldstein with any questions.