Thursday 9/22/16 Daily Announcements

Any girl that may be interested in playing softball in the spring should report to room 207 on Thursday September 22nd for a brief meeting. If you cannot make the meeting please stop by to get the information handed out after Thursday.

The robotics club will meet from 1:45-3:30 on Fridays.  Please join us!  See Mr. Harthan with any questions.

Class elections are up and running.  Anyone in any grade interested in running for class office should swing by the main office and pick up a nomination form ASAP.  Please see Ms. Milonopoulos or a secretary for the form.

GEAR UP Week is here! GEAR UP Week is a nationally-recognized event that

promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations,

stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.

GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

Students who have received a GEAR UP scholarship application may return it to the GEAR UP office by Thursday, September 22.  Upon doing so, students will be given a raffle ticket and could win some awesome prizes. The raffle will be drawn on Friday, September 23. You must be in school to win.

Teachers and staff join the fun! Show your college pride by wearing apparel from your alma mater on Friday, September 23, and share your fondest college memories.

 

The NORTH HIGH STUDENT COUNCIL would like to announce the new leadership team, elected yesterday by members of student council

President- BRANDON HARDIAL

Vice president- ROMAINE POWELL

Secretary -TRACY NJOROGE

Treasurer – KIMBERLY WANJOHI

New elected officers please meet with Mr. Marzilli after school Today

 

Friday is your last chance to sign up for Mr and Ms North High! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be your schools spirit leader!

 

College Rep Visits to NHS:

9/20 – American International College 1 p.m.

9/21 – Fisher College 10 a.m.

9/22 – Worcester State University 10 a.m.

9/23 – Anna Maria 1 p.m.

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Worcester on Tainter Street is offering free membership for this school year.  Students can go down and sign up.  Students, along with a parent or guardian must attend a one-time orientation.  Other than the actual club they can also do basketball, swimming, boxing, dance club, homework help etc. They also offer free meals on Tuesday and Thursdays.  This is open to any student between the ages of 13 and 18 and the club is open Monday – Friday 2-6pm.  Transportation is not provided however it is one block from Main Street so they can take the bus.

 

Attention seniors – GEAR UP is giving out permission slips for a field trip to Fitchburg State College on October 21st.  The first 25 students to return their permission slips with a GPA over 2.0 will be accepted.  Lunch will be provided in the Fitchburg State cafeteria.

 

The HOSA meeting will be cancelled today, Thursday 9/22/16

 

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity volleyball team in their 5th straight win yesterday over St. Peter Marion! Stasia Roubichaud had 6 kills and JungSun Batino had 9 Digs in a hard-fought win.  North plays at Grafton on Friday.  Congrats also to the JV Girls in their win over SPM. Diamaliz Sepulveda had 15 service points for JV.

 

¡Hola!
As we continue to spotlight the hard work that Latinos have contributed to this country during Hispanic Heritage month, is Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor. Sonia Sotomayor, born in the Bronx, NY, was nominated by President Obama in 2009 for the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the first, ever, Latina-woman to serve as a judge on the Supreme Court.
¡Adios¡

 

Zero tolerance for backpacks in the North High gymnasium and at Foley stadium during athletic events.  Students will not be admitted to athletic events with backpacks.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

There will be a free PSAT preparation course offered after school for grades 9,10, 11 from 2-3pm in the library starting on September 20th.  Please see Mrs. Goldstein in room 109 to sign up and to get more information on dates.

 

 

Wednesday 9/21/16 Daily Announcements

Any girl that may be interested in playing softball in the spring should report to room 207 on Thursday September 22nd for a brief meeting. If you cannot make the meeting please stop by to get the information handed out after Thursday.

The U.S. Hispanic population now stands at 57 million, A record 27.3 million Latinos are eligible to vote in 2016, up from 23.3 million in 2012. But during the last presidential election, Latinos (48.0%) lagged behind blacks (66.6%) and whites (64.1%) in their voter turnout rate.

National Honor Society meeting in 325 this Wednesday, September 21 right after school.

Class elections are up and running.  Anyone in any grade interested in running for class office should swing by the main office and pick up a nomination form ASAP.  Please see Ms. Milonopoulos or a secretary for the form.  Also the Seniors class elections will be held on Monday so all forms are due by first period on Friday.  During the senior assembly on Friday those that are running for class office in the senior class will need to make a speech.  Please see Mrs. Lupafya if you have any questions.

GEAR UP Week is here! GEAR UP Week is a nationally-recognized event that

promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations,

stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.

GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

Students who have received a GEAR UP scholarship application may return it to the GEAR UP office by Thursday, September 22.  Upon doing so, students will be given a raffle ticket and could win some awesome prizes. The raffle will be drawn on Friday, September 23. You must be in school to win.

Teachers and staff join the fun! Show your college pride by wearing apparel from your alma mater on Friday, September 23, and share your fondest college memories.

 

Student Council will be holding an election for officers this Wednesday in Room 404 at their weekly meeting.  A president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer will be chosen.  Students should be ready to give short speeches.  Only Student council members are allowed to vote.

 

College Rep Visits to NHS:

9/20 – American International College 1 p.m.

9/21 – Fisher College 10 a.m.

9/22 – Worcester State University 10 a.m.

9/23 – Anna Maria 1 p.m.

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Worcester on Tainter Street is offering free membership for this school year.  Students can go down and sign up.  Students, along with a parent or guardian must attend a one-time orientation.  Other than the actual club they can also do basketball, swimming, boxing, dance club, homework help etc. They also offer free meals on Tuesday and Thursdays.  This is open to any student between the ages of 13 and 18 and the club is open Monday – Friday 2-6pm.  Transportation is not provided however it is one block from Main Street so they can take the bus.

 

Attention seniors – GEAR UP is giving out permission slips for a field trip to Fitchburg State College on October 21st.  The first 25 students to return their permission slips with a GPA over 2.0 will be accepted.  Lunch will be provided in the Fitchburg State cafeteria.

 

Students participating in HOSA, we will have a meeting on Thursday 9/22/16 in Rm 305 with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde.

 

Do you think you have what it takes to be North High’s Spirit Leader?!

Do you want to be Mr or Ms North High?!

If yes, sign up in room 227 by September 23rd.

See Ms. Houlihan with any questions.

 

Zero tolerance for backpacks in the North High gymnasium and at Foley stadium during athletic events.  Students will not be admitted to athletic events with backpacks.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

There will be a free PSAT preparation course offered after school for grades 9,10, 11 from 2-3pm in the library starting on September 20th.  Please see Mrs. Goldstein in room 109 to sign up and to get more information on dates.

 

 

Tuesday 9/20/16 Daily Announcements

TA/Office Aide training tomorrow 9/20 right after school in room 213. No one should be assigned and placed in any office or classroom unless they have attended a training.  See Ms. Latino with questions.

The boys’ soccer team will have a film session at North after school today at 2pm. Meet outside, in front of the school and wait for Coach Cortes to lead you into the building and classroom being used. JV players are welcome to attend the film session. The Varsity team will practice on the field after the film session until the normal 4:30pm time.

National Honor Society meeting in 325 this Wednesday, September 21 right after school.

On Saturday, September 17th, the Nepalese Soccer Team from Worcester won the tournament in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with the grand prize of $5,000. Many of the players from this team attend North High School. Congratulations Team, keep working hard, we are very proud of you!

A fun fact from Spain:

Did you know that Spain does not have a tooth fairy?

Instead they have the “Ratoncito Perez” who exchanges children’s teeth for gifts.

 

Class elections are up and running.  Anyone in any grade interested in running for class office should swing by the main office and pick up a nomination form ASAP.  Please see Ms. Milonopoulos or a secretary for the form.  Also the Seniors class elections will be held on Monday so all forms are due by first period on Friday.  During the senior assembly on Friday those that are running for class office in the senior class will need to make a speech.  Please see Mrs. Lupafya if you have any questions.

GEAR UP Week is here! GEAR UP Week is a nationally-recognized event that promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations, stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college. The GEAR UP advisors will be in the cafeteria at all lunches tomorrow through Thursday, handing out information and applications for GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

Students who return a completed GEAR UP application by Thursday, September 22 to the GEAR UP office will receive a raffle ticket and will be eligible to win some great prizes like a pair of Bose ear buds, movie tickets and treats, a Kindle, a North High hoodie and polar bear, and an Amazon gift card. The raffle will be drawn on Friday, September 23, and you must be in school to win. Teachers and staff join the fun! Show your college pride by wearing apparel from your alma mater on Friday, September 23.

 

Student Council will be holding an election for officers this Wednesday in Room 404 at their weekly meeting.  A president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer will be chosen.  Students should be ready to give short speeches.  Only Student council members are allowed to vote.

 

College Rep Visits to NHS:

9/20 – American International College 1 p.m.

9/21 – Fisher College 10 a.m.

9/22 – Worcester State University 10 a.m.

9/23 – Anna Maria 1 p.m.

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Worcester on Tainter Street is offering free membership for this school year.  Students can go down and sign up.  Students, along with a parent or guardian must attend a one-time orientation.  Other than the actual club they can also do basketball, swimming, boxing, dance club, homework help etc. They also offer free meals on Tuesday and Thursdays.  This is open to any student between the ages of 13 and 18 and the club is open Monday – Friday 2-6pm.  Transportation is not provided however it is one block from Main Street so they can take the bus.

Students participating in HOSA, we will have a meeting on Thursday 9/22/16 in Rm 305 with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde.

 

Do you think you have what it takes to be North High’s Spirit Leader?!

Do you want to be Mr or Ms North High?!

If yes, sign up in room 227 by September 23rd.

See Ms. Houlihan with any questions.

 

Zero tolerance for backpacks in the North High gymnasium and at Foley stadium during athletic events.  Students will not be admitted to athletic events with backpacks.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

There will be a free PSAT preparation course offered after school for grades 9,10, 11 from 2-3pm in the library starting on September 20th.  Please see Mrs. Goldstein in room 109 to sign up and to get more information on dates.

 

 

Sports Events for the Week!!!

Sports this week:

Golf:

9/21 Home vs. Monty Tech 3:30

9/22 Home vs. Bay Path 3:30

Girls’ Volleyball:

9/21 Away vs. SPM 3:30/4:30

9/23 Away vs. Grafton 3:30/4:30

Boys’ Soccer:

9/21 Away vs. Doherty 3:30

9/22 Home vs. Maynard 3:30

Cross Country:

9/22 Away vs. Monty Tech 3:30

Football:

9/23 Away vs. Quabbin 7:00

Girls’ Soccer:

9/20 Away vs. SLA 4:00

Monday September 19th, 2016 Daily Announcements

To continue with our month long celebration of Hispanic Heritage, here is a bit of music history:  Celia Cruz was a Cuban singer of Latin music. The most popular Latin artist of the 20th century, she earned twenty-three gold albums and was a recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

The boys’ soccer team will be playing against Tantasqua today at 5 PM at Foley Stadium. Come out and support the team!

Senior CSI students will begin today, 9/19.  Check in will be at GEAR UP and the bus leaves at 2:30.

The Boys and Girls Club of Worcester on Tainter Street is offering free membership for this school year.  Students can go down and sign up.  Students, along with a parent or guardian must attend a one-time orientation.  Other than the actual club they can also do basketball, swimming, boxing, dance club, homework help etc. They also offer free meals on Tuesday and Thursdays.  This is open to any student between the ages of 13 and 18 and the club is open Monday – Friday 2-6pm.  Transportation is not provided however it is one block from Main Street so they can take the bus.

Congratulations to the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball in their 4th straight win Friday over inter-high rival South High.

Stasia Roubichaud had 4 kills,

Rietzl Gildardez had 5 Aces and 5 Kills and

JungSun Batino had 10 digs

North is 4-0 and plays at St. Peter Marion on Wednesday.

Students participating in HOSA, we will have a meeting on Thursday 9/22/16 in Rm 305 with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde.

Do you think you have what it takes to be North High’s Spirit Leader?!

Do you want to be Mr or Ms North High?!

If yes, sign up in room 227 by September 23rd.

See Ms. Houlihan with any questions.

Zero tolerance for backpacks in the North High gymnasium and at Foley stadium during athletic events.  Students will not be admitted to athletic events with backpacks.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

There will be a free PSAT preparation course offered after school for grades 9,10, 11 from 2-3pm in the library starting on September 20th.  Please see Mrs. Goldstein in room 109 to sign up and to get more information on dates.

 

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

 

Tuesday 9-13-16 Daily Announcements

Congratulations to the football teams on their wins!  The varsity team defeated Murdock on Friday 42-6 and the JV team won on Saturday, also against Murdock, 22-6.

Congratulations to the Girl’s JV Soccer team on their shutout victory over Burncoat on Friday. Thanks in part to the defense of Destiny Rivera and the strong midfield skills of Velocity Lopolito.  Please wish them luck as they face Doherty today.

Students participating in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)

Please plan to attend a meeting on Thursday 9/15/15 afterschool with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde (La-Don-Day)  in Rm 305

Congratulations to the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team in their win yesterday over St. Bernards 3 sets to 1.  Gabrielie (pronounced: Gabriely)  Rodriguez had 5 assists, and Rietzl Gidardez had 8 aces and 2 blocks.  JV and Varsity play St. Peter Marion Wed at home at 3:30.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

There will be a free PSAT preparation course offered after school for grades 9,10, 11 from 2-3pm in the library starting on September 20th.  Please see Mrs. Goldstein in room 109 to sign up and to get more information on dates.

Anyone interested in joining the Commitment to Kindness Club should come to the first meeting on Tuesday, September 13th in room 227. Any questions please see Ms. Houlihan.

Gear Up, Gear Up! Gear Up for what?  Gear Up Week!  Gear Up Week is a nationally-recognized event that promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations, stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.  The Gear Up advisors have set high goals, and would like to put North High on the map with your help.  Please mark your calendars for Gear Up week beginning on Monday, September 19th, and be prepared to do your part.  More information will be forthcoming.

 

All seniors who are approved through guidance for TA or office aide positions you must attend 1 training session next week. Either Tues. 9/13 or Thurs. 9/15 from 2-3pm in room 213.  If you have any questions or concerns see Ms. Latino.

 

 

 

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

 

 

9/9/16 Friday Daily Announcements

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

Homeroom teachers please make sure that when you are taking attendance that you mark students accordingly…if a student is tardy, please put a T and the time that they come in, mark A for absent, and put a check mark if the student is present.

Study guides for PSAT preparation available to all English and Math teachers in grades 9, 10, and 11 in the third floor office. These could be used in class to prepare the students for the October PSAT.

Anyone interested in joining the Commitment to Kindness Club should come to the first meeting on Tuesday, September 13th in room 227. Any questions please see Ms. Houlihan.

 

Gear Up, Gear Up! Gear Up for what?  Gear Up Week!  Gear Up Week is a nationally-recognized event that promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations, stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.  The Gear Up advisors have set high goals, and would like to put North High on the map with your help.  Please mark your calendars for Gear Up week beginning on Monday, September 19th, and be prepared to do your part.  More information will be forthcoming.

 

All seniors who are approved through guidance for TA or office aide positions you must attend 1 training session next week. Either Tues. 9/13 or Thurs. 9/15 from 2-3pm in room 213.  If you have any questions or concerns see Ms. Latino.

 

The Boys soccer team will begin its season today at 3:15pm as they play against our Inter High Rival South High.  The game is at Foley Stadium and we’d love as much black and orange in the stands to cheer the boys on!

 

 

 

Wednesday September 7, 2016 Daily Announcements

Today is the first Math Across the Curriculum Day.  This independent math activity (no calculators) should take place during the first 10 minutes of the long 1st period today.  Please follow the instructions on the sheet that was placed in your mailbox.  Fill out the box on the bottom of the page and tape only that page on the glass outside of your classroom door for pick up.  Do not send student work to Mrs. Goldstein or to the math department. 

A reminder that student council meets regularly after school each Wednesday in room 404 New members welcomed.

Anyone interested in joining the Commitment to Kindness Club should come to the first meeting on Tuesday, September 13th in room 227. Any questions please see Ms. Houlihan.

Students interested in participating in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Please plan to attend an informational meeting on Thursday 9/8/15 afterschool with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde (La-Don-Day)  in Rm 305

 

Gear Up, Gear Up! Gear Up for what?  Gear Up Week!  Gear Up Week is a nationally-recognized event that promotes its initiative of encouraging young people to have high expectations, stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.  The Gear Up advisors have set high goals, and would like to put North High on the map with your help.  Please mark your calendars for Gear Up week beginning on Monday, September 19th, and be prepared to do your part.  More information will be forthcoming.

 

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

Homeroom teachers please make sure that when you are taking attendance that you mark students accordingly…if a student is tardy, please put a T and the time that they come in, mark A for absent, and put a check mark if the student is present.

 

 

Tuesday 9/6/16 Daily Announcements

Happy Birthday Danny Cortez!  We love you Danny Rachi.  From Gabbie, Kai, Jackie, Yari, Nick, Chop, Brenda, Bri, Jose, and Jesus.

Students interested in participating in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Please plan to attend an informational meeting on Thursday 9/8/15 afterschool with Mrs. Remy-Lidonde (La-Don-Day)  in Rm 305

There will be a meeting for the National Honor Society this Tuesday, September 6 in room 325 (Mrs. Snow).  You can stop by before then to sign up for a great volunteer opportunity on September 25!  She looks forward to seeing you!

THE FALL WELLNESS MEETING WILL BE SEPTEMBER 6th (TODAY) AFTER SCHOOL IN GYM.  ANY STUDENT PARTICIPATING OR INTERESTED IN FALL ATHLETICS MUST ATTEND WELLNESS MEETING SEP 6 AFTER SCHOOL.  YOU WILL MEET COACHES SIGN UP FOR SPORTS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND LEARN SCHOOL CITY AND MIAA REGULATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN WPS ATHLETICS.

 

 

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

Homeroom teachers please make sure that when you are taking attendance that you mark students accordingly…if a student is tardy, please put a T and the time that they come in, mark A for absent, and put a check mark if the student is present.

 

Thursday September 1st 2016….Daily Announcements

Cell phones, earphones, and electronics are not to be used by students throughout the day due to new school committee policy.  On a first offense, if a student is found using their cell phone or electronic device, the item(s) will be confiscated to the main office and the student can pick the item(s) up at the end of the day.  If it is a second offense, the parent or guardian will be called and the item will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian.  As a school we do not assume liability for phones brought on campus.  Therefore, we are not responsible for phones that are taken, lost, broken, or stolen.  We want to encourage all students to focus on their academics so that each one can be successful.

Bags, backpacks, and purses are not allowed to be used at all throughout the day.  This includes bags that are being used as purses.  Bags that are large enough to fit a book or notebook in them are too big and are not allowed to be carried throughout the day.  Mesh bags and see through bags are allowed to be carried.  If a student refuses to take off these items and store them in their locker, consequences will be issued.

Hats are also not allowed to be worn throughout the day.

Food and or drinks, with the exception of water, should not be consumed in the building throughout the day other than at breakfast and lunch periods in the cafeteria.  This means that students should not be bringing coffee, sports drinks, soda, chips, candy, etc. into their classrooms and or have them in the hallways.  Students will be asked to dispose of these items in the trash should they have them.  Furthermore, students cannot have food delivered to them throughout the day.

Homeroom teachers please make sure that when you are taking attendance that you mark students accordingly…if a student is tardy, please put a T and the time that they come in, mark A for absent, and put a check mark if the student is present.

Happy Birthday to Ruqaya Ali in the 10th grade.  Hope you have a great day!

Homeroom teachers…in your mailbox there will be a packet with an emergency form with student information and a letter that should be sent home with students.  Please instruct the students to take home the emergency form, have their parents update any of the information, sign it, and return it to you in homeroom.  Homeroom teachers when you have received all of the papers back, please pass them in to the main office.

Cross country practice will begin today a 2:30.

Freshmen students will be watching the movie Bully this morning at 8am.  Please wait for student to be called down.

Homeroom teachers, please pass in your locker forms to Mr. Tatum’s mailbox by today if you have not done so already. Any student needing a locker after this can report to 301 anytime throughout the day.

THE FALL WELLNESS MEETING WILL BE SEP 6 AFTER SCHOOL IN GYM.  ANY STUDENT PARTICIPATING OR INTERESTED IN FALL ATHLETICS MUST ATTEND WELLNESS MEETING SEP 6 AFTER SCHOOL.  YOU WILL MEET COACHES SIGN UP FOR SPORTS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND LEARN SCHOOL CITY AND MIAA REGULATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN WPS ATHLETICS.

Any boys interested in playing on the Golf Team should see Mr. Coonan in room 431.  No experience is necessary.  All are welcome.