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December 5, 2013
*Coats for Kids
Today’s your last chance to add to the collection! All Girls Basketball teams are collecting Coats for Kids. Now's a great time to clean out those closets and donate any type or size of coat or winter apparel.
Our School Spirit "N Club" is teaming up with the College and Career Center to promote showing school spirit. We want YOU to wear Niles colors (Blue & Gold) or your favorite College shirt every Friday this year. Show off your spirit in the College and Career Center on Fridays and you will be given a prize. We will be giving away prizes every week until they run out!
*College & Career Center
Congratulations to the almost 200 students who completed the ASVAB Career Exploration test on Wednesday. On Dec 18th you will be scheduled for a one-hour interpretation session that you will receive a pass for. At that time you will be given an access code for the personality test that Mrs. DeJong thought was part of the test you just took. I hope you look forward to getting your results.
Tuesday Dec 10th at 9:30 Lake Superior State University - sign up for a pass today!
Have you heard NHS has a new transcript request procedure? We are now processing requests electronically. Sign up for a free account through parchment.com. Pick up an instruction sheet in the office or in the College and Career Center. If you are applying to colleges using the Common App, transcripts will already be sent through the Common App. If you are applying to colleges outside of MI, IN, IL, OH, WI, you will continue to fill out the blue transcript request form in the office.
Seniors who have applied to Lake Michigan College should plan to attend the scholarship completion event on Thurs Dec 12th right after school in the College and Career Center. This should take no longer than a half hour. See Mrs. DeJong if you have any questions.
If you or your family would like to purchase "Baby Ad" space within the yearbook please pick up a purchase agreement form in the office, the new tech office, or room 34.
Attention Seniors, please be sure to get your Senior portrait to Ms. Zaborowski ASAP. These can be dropped off in room 34, or emailed directly to her at Ashley.firstname.lastname@example.org
Juniors, there are still class shirts available. See Mr. Hawley if interested. Cost is $10.
Sophomores there are extra class shirts available for $15. If you want one see Mrs. Runkle in room 41.
There are still Freshman Class shirts available for purchase from Mrs. Sundell in room 74- $15 each.
Clubs ‘n Such
Teachers of Tomorrow
*Socks and shoes for Orphans in Honduras
The club Teachers of Tomorrow is helping a mission trip of Andrews University students that are going to an Orphanage in Honduras next week. The club is helping to collect new socks and shoes for children 2 -16 years old. This is a great opportunity to help these orphans. Please bring the items to the office or Mrs. Collins' room number 36. The last day to bring your donations is Wednesday December 10th.
See Mrs. Young to sign up for activities by Friday. Pick up your December calendar outside room 32.
SADD, Key Club, N-Club, NHS, and Spanish Club are all participating in the following activities in December:
December 5th & 6th - There will be a bake sale during both lunches on. Remember to bring you $$$ to pick up a treat!
December 5th through 11th - Teen Gift Drive
December 7th and 14th – Members of the clubs united will participate in the Salvation Army's Toy Drive At WalMart from 9-5. Leave a toy! Make a Kid smile!
December 9th through 11th - The clubs will be selling Hugs & Kisses. So pull on your poetic strings and get ready to send Hugs & Kisses to your friends or that special someone!
December 17th, 18th, and 20th – The clubs united will be hosting a Food Drive during the sporting events on these dates.
Don‘t forget the annual blood drive to take place Monday, December 9th here at NHS in the mall gym. Pick up your pass if you have not yet done so, and report at your designated time.
Ecology Club is still open to new members. We meet Tuesday, December 10 and Wednesday December 18.
Science Olympiad see the revised schedule on the window of room 44. We practice this Saturday.
All Star Driver Education - Call 800 967 7719 and get yourself behind the wheel right away!!
Short Stop Driving
Got a License? Want One?
Visit: www.shortstopdriving.com for more details
or call 269-806-0161.
Winter Indoor Soccer Workouts
Reminder to all girls interested in doing winter indoor soccer workouts, money is due December 12th next Thursday. Please meet out side the cafeteria on Thursday to turn in your payment or you may drop off your payment to Mrs. Smuda in the office prior to Thursday. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Schau.
Winter Hats with Viking Logo
The Athletic Department is selling winter hats with the NHS Viking Logo with for $10.00. Show your spirit! Pick up one or two during both lunches all week.
If you ordered Niles Viking Sweatshirts, they have arrived! You can pick them up in the office. Bring your money to Mrs. Smuda to get your sweatshirt!
New Niles Athletics Website
Niles Athletics has a new web page. Go to www.nilesathletics.com for schedules, rosters, game results, etc.
Practices will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and every other Friday. Meets will be every other Saturday, starting December 7th.
Athletic Events This Week
Come on out and support our Lady Vikings at St. Joe tonight
4:15 pm Freshman Girls Basketball vs St. Joseph HS @ ST. JOSEPH HS
5:45 pm Junior Varsity Girls Basketball vs St. Joseph HS @ ST. JOSEPH HS
7:15 pm Varsity Girls Basketball vs St. Joseph HS @ ST. JOSEPH HS
Bus: 3:00 PM
9:00 am Varsity B Wrestling vs Cassopolis Ross Beatty MS AWAY
Bus: 7:30 AM
9:30 am Allegan SW Classic Varsity Wrestling AWAY
1:00 pm Coloma/Allgean Varsity Boys Bowling @ COLOMA LANES
1:00 pm Coloma/Allgean Varsity Girls Bowling @ COLOMA LANES
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Black history month practice
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Daughters of Finesse
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Howard winter concert (7 pm start)