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Announcements for 10-7-15
BULLY PREVENTION MONTH
October is Bully Prevention Month. This year for the month of October we at Niles High School are going to spend extra time focusing on kindness, acceptance and inclusion as we unite against bullying. Prevention is about what we DO as much as it is what we DON’T do... let your actions show you are FOR kindness and acceptance and AGAINST bullying!
October calendars are ready and can be picked up outside of room 73. Also, please sign up for upcoming events this week and don't forget to turn in your contract and info sheet this week. If you need an extra copy, stop by room 73.
Ecology Club is open for members! We meet every other Wednesday in room 44 after school. . there is a meeting today!
Short Yearbook Meeting after school today, October 7th, 2:35 to 2:50 with Mr. Hawley
There will be a meeting today, Oct 7, after school in Mr. Jepkema’s room
DAUGHTERS OF FINESSE
Daughters of Finesse will be meeting on Thursdays from 2:40pm until 3:40pm. DOF is a mentoring program for minority females grades 10-12, and assists them in academic goal setting, team and relationship building, conflict resolution, etiquette training and cultural awareness. Learn how to be the very best YOU! Facilitators will be Mrs. Busby, Marcy Taylor and Leigh Jones
MUSICAL - BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Do you like Musicals? How about History? Maybe a little Rock and Roll? This year for Black history month we’re showcasing much more than what you may have learned during Black History month in past years. This is going to be an experience to remember! If you think you may be interested, or want to see what this is all about, come to the Auditorium Friday at 2:40 for more information. All students welcome, there is a part for everyone!!
Fall testing begins next week.
10th graders and any junior that already signed up: You will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 14th in the morning.
9th graders: You will test on Thursday morning, October 15th.
Juniors: You will take the practice SAT on Tuesday morning, October 20th.
You will start in your 1st period class and be excused to the small gym. Plan to leave everything in your locker or car. You cannot bring phones or bags in to the testing area, it will take all morning. We will have calculators and pencils for you.
Cadet / Office Assistant / Media Assistant / School to Career
If you have Cadet, Office/Media Assistant or School to Career for a class, you MUST SIGN IN at some point TODAY (10/7) for Count Day in the College & Career Center. If you are not at school Today, come sign in as soon as you return to school
Don't miss out! The next two weeks will be heavy with visits, then will slow down in October, and most of the visits will taper off in November. Don't think – “I can go later”, as most of the visits will be over!
If the visit time is during lunch you do not need a pass. If the visit is at another time, then you need to get a pass from the College and Career Center at least one day before the visit. See Mrs. DeJong with any questions.
Today (10/7): Southwestern Michigan College (both lunches)
Friday 10/9: Spring Arbor (1:30pm)
Check out nilesathletics.com for all things Niles Sports!
Today: Volleyball vs Portage Central HOME - Freshman & JV @ 5:30, Varsity @ 6:30 - Senior Night!
5:00pm Varsity Girls and Boys Cross Country vs SMAC West Division Meet at Dowagiac Bus leaves 3:30pm
Varsity Girls Golf vs MHSAA Regionals-Sturgis Island Hills AWAY (all day)
Thursday: 4:30pm Freshman Football vs St. Joseph HS HOME
9:00am Varsity Boys Tennis vs MHSAA Regionals AWAY Bus 7:00am
5:00pm Varsity Girls and Boys Cross Country vs Dowagiac Rock and Run AWAY Bus 3:30 pm
JV and Varsity Boys Soccer vs SMAC Tourney TBA
Friday: 7:00pm Varsity Football vs St. Joseph HS AWAY Bus leaves 4:15 pm
Saturday: 11:30am Varsity Boys Soccer vs Otsego HS AWAY Bus 9:30 am
Varsity Volleyball vs Comstock Tourney AWAY
Please join us on Tuesday, October 13th at 6:30 pm in the NHS library as we continue to plan our many fun events for Project Graduation. All parents welcome, even if you weren't able to make the past meeting.
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Upwards soccer celebration
1:40 PM - 2:15 PM Bully Prevention Assembly, Auditorium
6:30 PM Project Graduation, Library
10:00 AM - 10:35 AM Hope College Visit
2:45 PM Sp. Ed. Data Team
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Davenport Univ Visit
6:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM HS fall choir concert