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NORTHWOOD NEWS!
FOODS II SURVEY
Click the apple to take the Gourmet Apple Survey for the Foods II classes.  
Student Course Verification Forms

Students received Course Verification Forms during Plus 1 on Friday. Students requesting a change/correction should complete the form and return to Student Services by Wednesday, April 22, 2015. A parent signature is required to make any changes.
Seniors: Charger Challenge Deadline

Seniors: A reminder that completed Community Service Verification forms are due Friday, May 1, 2015. Completed forms should be turned into Student Services. Late forms will not be accepted.

Northwood High School believes that community service is an integral part of becoming a productive member of society. Students in the class of 2015 who successfully complete 100 hours of community service will be recognized for their contribution to their community at the Senior Awards Ceremony and graduation. Prior years’ hours may be counted up to a maximum of 60, and 40 additional hours must be completed before April 30, 2015. Click here for the Community Service Verification Form.
Teacher Appreciation Week

 Help us celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 4-8, 2015

Click here to take a minute to express your support and appreciation for a Northwood teacher by writing a quick thank you note. All messages will be printed on note cards and placed in teachers’ boxes during Teacher Appreciation Week. We would love to see our teachers’ boxes filled with notes!
 
We are also collecting gift cards to give away to teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. Gift cards of any amount can be dropped off in the Main Office by Friday, May 8th.
NHS FBLA Adviser wins and NHS FBLA Members Compete in States
Jane Pendergrast wins ​ NC FBLA Adviser of the Year at NC FBLA  in Greensboro on April 15.      


Fourteen Northwood FBLA members attended the NC FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 13-15, 2015 in Greensboro, NC at the Koury Convention Center.  These members competed in numerous events and attended workshops.  Nicholas Schwankl, Eric Dorshimer, and Giles Corzine won third place in Digital Video Production and are advancing to nationals in Chicago, IL this summer.  Nicholas Schwankl also placed in the top 10 for the Multimedia and Website Design open event and was proficient in Microsoft Office 2013.  Cameron Burnette and Rebecca Rastenis placed in the top 7 in Community Service Project; Scott Mitchell placed in the top 8 for T-shirt Design and served on the Courtesy Corps; and Mahesh Thyvelikakath was in the top 10 for Webpage Design.  Others that competed were Marissa Stephenson in Public Speaking II, Karen Beasley in AgriBusiness, Jessica Lipofski in Personal Finance, Mari Guererro in Business Procedures, Jennifer Gay and Laura Jean Berry in Desktop Publishing,  and Matt Streets in Business Law.. 

Northwood FBLA also received a membership award for increasing their membership 58.33% this year.  “I am very proud of all  that took part  in this conference.” stated Jane Pendergrast, Northwood’s FBLA adviser. 
 

 
Kiwanis Scholarship for 2 Year or 4 Year Schools
For more than 60 years the Pittsboro Kiwanis Club has been pleased to present scholarship assistance to seniors graduating from Pittsboro-area high schools. The scholarships are established to provide merit-based assistance to students to attend college or technical training and are available to seniors graduating from Northwood High School. Click HERE to read get details and an application.  DUE DATE is May 1st; 4PM in Student Services.
Senior Scholarships
Seniors and Senior Parents: Click HERE for a brief list of scholarships that are available.  Check the Student Services website or contact your counselor for more information!
Kiwanis Breakfast sponsored by The NHS FFA Alumni Association and Pittsboro Kiwanis Club


Kiwanis Breakfast sponsored by  The NorthwoodFFA Alumni Association and Pittsboro Kiwanis Club Benefiting The Northwood High School FFA.
 Sunday May 3, 2015 11 AM to 2 PM
Location: Kiwanis Club in Pittsboro
309 Credle Street, Pittsboro
Tickets: $8.00
AVID TUTORS NEEDED 8 AM-9:25 AM
NHS Volleyball Camp


CLICK HERE to download the required registration form.
2015 Prom Information
Click on the graphic below for 2015 Prom details!
Senior Day and Graduation
While it may seem many months away, graduation is quickly approaching for our NHS Seniors!  With so many families having friends and extended family coming into town, we wanted to pass along the following important dates where the families of our Seniors would likely want to be in attendance:
  • Wednesday, May 27th - This will be our first Senior Day.  Senior Awards will be given on this day starting at 10:30 and lasting until about 12:30.
  • Saturday, June 13th - Graduation will be at 1PM at Carmichael Arena on UNC-Chapel Hill's Campus ( 310 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514).
Power School & Parent Portal Issues?
Parents & students that have problems logging in to Power School Parent Portal should contact NHS Data Manager, Bonnie Morris. Reach her at 919-542-5480 or bmorris@chatham.k12.nc.us.
 
To access the required documents for establishing a Parent Portal account click here.
 
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