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March 10, 2014
Dear 8th Grade Parents & Students - The Niles High School freshman information night is Tuesday, March 11, at 7:00pm in the auditorium. Please bring the NHS 9th grade Course Selection sheet that was mailed to your home last week. After the presentation that night, staff will be available to answer any scheduling questions you may have. The course selection sheets may be turned at that time and additional sheets will be available if needed. .
Spring Musical Tickets on Sale
Pick up your tickets for this year’s Musical “Bye, Bye, Birdie”, on sale now in the high school office. General admission is $7.00 per person and $5 for Senior Citizens. For a great evening or afternoon of fun and entertainment, come see “Bye, Bye, Birdie”.
Saturday, March 22 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 23 at 2:30 PM. Seating is first come, first served, so come early for a good seat!
Dates to remember…
March 17th: Dodge Ball at the Niles High School
All online students must go to the Hunter Lab during their online class period to work on their course until the course is complete.
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Local Scholarship Update
Junior ladies, are you interested in studying Engineering? Purdue University is hosting a free event on Monday April 14th. See Mrs. DeJong if you have questions or go to www.purdue.edu/wiep to register.
Juniors - Spring College Visits at Niles are starting soon. A college visit is your chance to learn more about a specific college and meet the admissions advisor. These will be scheduled at various times throughout the day. If the scheduled time is during class, you should get a pass in the College & Career Center the day before. A Full schedule can be viewed on our school website. See Mrs. DeJong if you have any questions.
Schedule Sneak Peek:
Yale University Tues March 18th - 1:00
Calvin College Wed March 26th at 12:20
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!
If you or your family would like to purchase "Baby Ad" space in the yearbook, please pick up a purchase agreement form in the office, the new tech office, or room 34.
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
Key Club will meet Tuesday morning at 7:10 A.M. Please make an effort to attend.
National Honor Society
The deadline to submit National Honor Society selection materials has been extended to Monday March 17th @ 7:25 in the morning.
SADD- March calendars are ready to pick up outside room 32. New activities are posted. Stop by and check them out!
If you have photos of yourself around town doing good things, not bad, please forward them to Ms. Zaborowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s build season! We will have meetings every day of the week - Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 9:00. Come in ready build a winner!
Ecology Club is still open to new members. We meet Wednesday.
Girls and boys will have track practice today at 3:00 in the main gym.
There will be a mandatory meeting today March 10, 3:00 to 4:30. Meet in the cafeteria.
*Women’s Soccer Tryouts …
Reminder to all girls trying out for soccer will meet in the main Gym today, 3/10, from 4:30-6:30. Please be on time, bring tennis shoes only, and bring any necessary paper work that you have not yet turned in with you to tryouts.
Anyone interested in Men’s Golf? There will be a meeting Monday, March 10th, at Ring Lardner at 3:30 pm in Mr. Brawley’s room. Bring clubs and make sure to have a physical on file.
*Baseball tryouts start on Monday, March 10th, from 6:00-8:00.
Softball Practice starts Monday, March 10th from 3:30 to 5:30. Please bring gloves and you must wear sweatpants. Coach Frontczak will have a calendar when you come on Monday.
Remember: No one is allowed to try out for athletics without a valid physical on file in the athletics office.
Winter Hats / Sweatshirts / Hoodies with Viking Logo
The Athletic Department is selling winter hats with the NHS Viking Logo with for $10.00, and sweatshirts and hoodies with NHS Vikings Logo for $35.00. See Mrs. Smuda to purchase one. Show your spirit!
We have no athletic events for the month of March.
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CTE Presentation For 10th & 11th Graders, Auditorium
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM CTE Presentation For 9th Graders, Auditorium
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Pre-Compass Workshop
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Daughters of Finesse