Robin Hadrick, Principal
Adrienne Blanton and Chris Porter, Assistant Principals



For over 50 years, students at Niles High have worked hard to achieve and explore their unique potential. In partnership with a supportive community, and under the guidance of dedicated educators and staff, our students continue to carry on a tradition of academic excellence. At Niles, we take pride in our diverse student population and provide opportunities for all students to succeed in a comprehensive academic program, as well as in a wide variety of sports and co-curricular activities.

We value the communication we have within our school, with our families, and with our community. For further questions, please feel free to contact us at 683-2894.



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    Announcements

    Monday

    October 20, 2014

     

    Picture Re-takes

    *Picture retakes will be on tomorrow, October 21st.  Picture forms are located in the main office. 

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    *Quarterly Exam Schedule

    Monday, 11/3 - 1st and 4th Periods
    Tuesday, 11/4 - 2nd and 5th
    Wednesday, 11/5 - 3rd and 6th

     

    October is National Bully-Prevention Month

    Bullying is getting a lot of attention these days - as it should. No student should ever have to worry about dealing with a bully AT school, AFTER school, or online. The rest of the week we will be sharing information with you about bullying. Bullying is unacceptable at our school.

     

    Attention Students and Parents

    School bus drivers encounter dangerous situations daily. We could help alleviate one for them through a coordinated effort by home and school.   We encourage you to wear bright clothing when walking to school in the dark hours of the morning. Also, please walk on the sidewalks and not in the street. Student safety is our primary concern!

     

    Classmen

    Seniors

    *Seniors, Jostens Representative, Mark Flueckiger will be here 3rd and 6th periods on Friday, to speak with seniors regarding

    Check out this link about Senior Buddies on ABC57 that aired this past week.

    http://www.abc57.com/video?sec=924274&id=279077891&vid=a

     

    Seniors who are filling out the Common App - there will be a meeting during both lunches in the College & Career Center next week.  The date has been changed to Thursday, October 23rd.

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    Class of 2015 Parents, please e-mail Mr. Hawley if you are interested in Senior Advertisements for your 2015 graduate(s).

     

    The Yearbook Staff needs your Senior picture by Monday, November 3rd.  A hard copy of the picture or an e-mail copy of the photo will work. E-mail Senior pictures to Mr. Hawley, nicholas.hawley@nilesschools.org.

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    College and Career Center

    *11th and 12th graders going on the Field Trip to tour LMC – today and the last day to turn in your permission slip. 

     

    Scholarships

    Scholarships are now being updated on the high school website.  Also, feel free to stop by the College & Career Center to view the postings. 

    New Scholarships:  Model Search 2015 via Louie's Tux Shop.  Enter your photo on-line to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship and Modeling Shoot for prom.  Last year, our very own Abigail Rzepka won!  Submit your photo online,ASAP and have your friends vote through Oct 31st.  www.louiesprom.com/modelsearch

    The Horatio Alger Scholarship is for students who have overcome adversity, plan to earn a bachelors degree, volunteers, is involved in extracurriculars, has financial need, and has at least a 2.0GPA.  Apply for this $7,000-$22,000 scholarship online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships before the Oct 25th deadline.

    Two local banks want to offer you a chance to apply for a $1,000 scholarship if you have account with them.  No account?  Now is the time to sign up.  Honor Credit Union and Old National Bank.  Seniors, pick up the applications in the College & Career Center. 

    VFW - Voice of Democracy Scholarship is for students in 9-12th grade.  Awards range from $1,000-$30,000.  Applicants will create an audio essay addressing the theme: Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future.  The Deadline is Nov 1st.  For more info and to print the application go to: www.vfw.org/VOD/

    The Elks sponsor 3 scholarships.  The Most Valuable Student Scholarship is open to any Senior who is a US Citizen - you do not need to be affiliated with the Elks. The awards range from $4,000-$50,000.  To check out all their scholarships and to print the applications go to: www.elks.org/enf/scholars

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    Clubs ‘N Such

    *Spanish Club

    There will be a Spanish club meeting tomorrow, October 21st, after school in room 35.

     

    *SADD

    SADD- if you're interested in visiting the elementary schools on red day next week, stop by room 73 and sign up. If you can trick or treat for food on Halloween, get a group and sign up outside room 73 for a neighborhood & pick up a permission slip. Remember you need a driver.

     
     Science Clubs

    Ecology Club meets Tuesday.

     

    Yearbooks

    *Yearbook Members, we begin meeting regularly starting Monday, October 27th as we create this year's Yearbook. Stop by Mr. Hawley's this week to get information on business advertisements.

     

    Yearbook Sales: 2014-15 Yearbooks are $50 until October 31st.  At that point they go up to $55. Order information is on the websites under Yearbook.  E-mail (or speak to Mr. Hawley if you have questions.

     

    Grief Support Group

    Niles High School will be offering a support group for students who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, grandparent, friend, or other significant person in their lives. The grief support group at our school will be facilitated by a staff member from Lory’s Place. Lory’s Place is a Grief Healing and Education Center, located in St. Joseph, MI. Grab yourself an application from the office. See Mrs. Langmeyer for more information.

    Discount Cards

    Interested in purchasing an Area Business Discount ‘Gold’ Card, which supports the football team? The cost is $10 a piece or 2 for $15.  See Coach DePoy in New Tech or send him an email to purchase.

     

    Athletics

    Winter Physicals

    We have only one date for Winter Physicals… Wednesday, Oct 22nd from 3:00 until… 

    Physicals are $15 Doctor’s fee, or the $40 athletic fee covers the physical and a student pass.

    Monday

    No NHS events scheduled.

     

    Tuesday

    6:00 pm Varsity Girls Swimming vs Battle Creek Central HS HOME

     

    Wednesday

    5:30 pm Junior Varsity Volleyball vs Stevensville Lakeshore HS HOME

    5:30 pm Freshman Volleyball vs Stevensville Lakeshore HS HOME

    6:30 pm Varsity Volleyball vs Stevensville Lakeshore HS HOME

     

    Thursday

    6:30 pm Junior Varsity Football vs Stevensville Lakeshore HS AWAY Bus 5:00 pm

     

    Friday

    7:00 pm Varsity Football vs Stevensville Lakeshore HS HOME

    Saturday

    8:30 am Varsity Volleyball vs St. Joseph Invite AWAY

     

    (Time TBA) Varsity Boys Cross Country vs MHSAA Regionals AWAY

    (Time TBA) Varsity Girls Cross Country vs MHSAA Regionals AWAY

     

    9:00 am Freshman Volleyball vs Loy Norrix Tourney AWAY

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