NHS Parent’s News & Announcements Always refer to the North Home Page for the most up-to-date information about North! November 14-21 NHS FALL PLAY: The Man Who Came to Dinner; November 14th, 15th-7:00 pm. & November 16th, 2:00 pm Click here for more information. SENIOR PARENTS: The 1st All Night Party Organizational Meeting will be held Monday, November 17th at 6:30 pm in the NHS Teacher’s Lounge (# 600). All are welcome and many are needed to plan and run this celebration! HUNTING SEASON ABSENCES: Click here for information from our home page. Planning Ahead THANKSGIVING BREAK: November 26, 27, 28. NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS: Monday, December 1. (Staff Professional Development Day) CLASSES RESUME: Tuesday, December 2 RE: SENIOR YEARBOOK PICTURES A traditional pose (head and shoulders) works best for the yearbook. Please ask your photographer to submit a camera-ready, digital photograph, as a jpeg with a minimum of 300 dpi resolution to [email protected] FIRM DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th. HUSKY PRIDE Five individual members of the NHS Golf team have been named to the Academic All-State Team for Girls Golf: Alyssa Bee, Kailee Brown, Lauren Klauck, Brittnie Prock, and Keyara Williams. The NHS Girls Golf team is now also in contention for the GCAW Academic All-State Team Award. This award will be determined at the conclusion of the first semester. CONGRATULATIONS LADIES! COLLEGE VISITS IN STUDENT SERVICES (Stop in Student Services and get a pass from Mrs. Fuller) November 17: November 18: November 19: November 20: UM-Duluth, 9:30 am Navy, 5th Hour CVTC, 8:00-11:00 am Winona State, 10:45 am UW-River Falls, 12:00 pm November 25: National Guard, 5th Hour December 2: Air Force, 5th Hour December 3: UW-Colleges, 9:00 am SENIORS-Class of 2015 SENIOR PARENTS: The 1st All Night Party Organizational Meeting will be held Monday, November 17th at 6:30 pm in the NHS Teacher’s Lounge (# 600). All are welcome and many are needed to plan and run this celebration! SENIOR CAPS AND GOWNS ORDERS: Catalogs were distributed on Oct. 22 and are still available in the office. Please place your order with Jostens before December 15th. Note: The Cap and Gown Unit @ $42 includes the cap, gown, souvenir tassel and stole. It is located at the bottom of the white order form on the 2nd side. (Contact Ellen Cernjar with questions: 715.852.6607) Scholarship Distribution List: please e-mail Lisa Sproul as soon as possible. Updates will be sent every few weeks or as needed. The list of scholarships can also be found on the NHS webpage: Click here for current postings Senior Pictures: Schedule an appointment with a photographer of your choice soon. Only digital are accepted. A traditional pose (head and shoulders) works best for the yearbook. Please ask your photographer to submit a camera-ready, digital photograph, as a jpeg with a minimum of 300 dpi resolution to [email protected] FIRM DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th. FFA Fruit/Cheese & Sausage/Nuts Sale at North and Memorial High Schools Going on now through November 19—Get your fruit and/or cheese, sausage and nuts ordered before it’s too late! Check out what is available by clicking here. Call Ms. Hildebrandt at 715-852-6455 to place an order. Community Connections & Events Stay up to date with Events at the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild! www.cvtg.org Friends of Eau Claire Schools Libraries Book Sale is November 13 and 14 The Friends of Eau Claire Schools Libraries will hold a book sale from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Thursday and Friday, November 13 and 14, at the ECASD Administration building at 500 Main St. Hardcover books are 50 cents and paperbacks are 25 cents. The sale includes fiction and nonfiction books for kids, teens and adults. There will also be teacher/professional materials, pull-down maps, text books and educational aids available for purchase. PARKS AND REC PARENT’S NIGHT OUT IS NOV. 14TH Join Eau Claire Parks and Recreation on November 14 for some wild and crazy Parent’s Night Out fun at Northstar Middle School. Activities will include busy cooperative games in the gym, a dip in the pool and as much fun as your child can fit into the time. While your children are wild and crazy with us, enjoy some quite adult time. Our friendly staff will make certain your youngster has an enjoyable evening with us. The event begins at 6:30 pm and wraps up promptly at 9:00 pm. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. The cost is $5.00 in advance and $6.00 at the door. To register in advance, visit www.eauclairewi.gov/reg. The City Pass, cash or check will be accepted at the door. This is a 2-Punch activity with the City Pass. For more information contact Eau Claire Parks and Recreation at 715-839-5032. COMMUNITY BOOK SALE! Beautiful New Books for All Ages Buy One Get One Free! What is the one skill that will help all students succeed in school and later in life? It’s reading, of course! Give the people you love the gift of books this holiday season! Do your book shopping at the annual Community Book Sale, where all new books are Buy One Get One Free! All profits from this sale go to promoting literacy in the community. When - November 20 and 21 Where - Memorial High School Library, 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire, WI Shopping Hours 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 20 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 21 Sponsored by Memorial’s Teen Literacy Initiative (TLI) Call 715-852-6433 with questions. Let’s Have Some Fun! 2014 Turkey Trot The Festival Foods Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014. The Turkey Trot offers two events – a five mile run and a two mile walk – to accommodate participants of all ages and abilities. Attendees enjoy the upbeat music, high quality long-sleeved t-shirts and free Festival Foods pumpkin pies at the finish line that they can take home and enjoy with their family. There is also the Dog Jog, a separate group just for dogs and their humans. The Dog Jog will start at the back of the 2 mile event and will follow the 2 mile route. The Turkey Trot benefits the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA in communities Festival Foods serves. Both of those organizations provide volunteers in return for monetary proceeds. To register for the run, click here. Not a runner? Volunteers are invited to join our team as well. Click here to sign up for a time slot! “Mighty Mike” and The Bounce Out the Stigma Project is December 3 The Epilepsy Center of Western Wisconsin invites you to join the fun on Wednesday, December 3, from 6-8 pm, at the Eau Claire YMCA and learn what it takes to be self-driven. “Mighty Mike” Simmel is a veteran of the Harlem Wizards professional entertainment basketball team who lives with challenges created by epilepsy. He founded and runs “The Bounce Out the Stigma Project” which features an interactive basketball show with the themes of goal setting, antibullying, confidence building, healthy living and disability awareness. Space is limited and tickets are $10. Register by November 14 by calling 715-834-4455. Learn more at www.epilepsywesternwi.org for more information. High School Medical Career Exploratory Program, Monday, December 8th, Marshfield Clinic-Eau Claire Center, 9:00 am-12:00 noon. This event is open to high school students, ages 16 and older who attend high school in the Chippewa Valley and have an interest in the medical field. Due to the hands-on experiences we will be providing, a maximum number of 24 students can attend this event. The following is a link to Marshfield Clinic’s Continuing Education page. Please click on the link, scroll down to the Conferences section, and click on the December 8th High School Career Exploratory Program. Clicking on the following link will lead you to the brochure/registration form https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/education/continuing-education ACT Prep Course at UW-Eau Claire. January 31-March 14, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon OR February 1-March 15, Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Know what to expect on the ACT exam! Our course includes all five exam sections and two full-length practice tests. You’ll also learn test taking strategies, commonly asked ACT questions, and ways to calm your nerves. $159 per person. FULL scholarships are available to students with financial need. Contact Continuing Education at (715) 8363636 or [email protected], or visit our website at www.uwec.edu/ce/programs/actprep.htm.
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