Announcements 2-17-17

Monday, February 20 is an EVEN day.

“Break a leg” to our VHSL Theatre Competition team as they compete for the 5A South Regional championship at Mills Godwin High School. Bring home a title!

Congratulations to seniors Jaiyla Lewis and Zach Doleman who were named alternates to the Virginia State Choir. And a special congratulations to Senior Lauryn McNeal for being named All-State Choir. This is the 10th year in a row that Nansemond River has made States. Great job Lauryn!

Sophomore Information Night is Thursday, February 23 at 6:00 pm in the Nansemond River High School Auditorium. Parents and students are encouraged to attend this important information session.

The AFJROTC is raising money for a poverty-stricken school in Guatemala. They have bathrooms, but no water to use them with. Teachers and students: please consider donating to this worthy cause. AFJROTC cadets will be accepting donations in the Cafeteria during all lunch shifts starting Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24.  Our goal is $1500.  Please help these people get the water they deserve.

Need help filing your FAFSA? Please plan to attend the FAFSA workshop on Monday, February 20 in lab 163 during your lunch shift. Keep in mind that the next big deadline for most of the universities and colleges is March 1. Financial aid is first come, first serve so don’t wait! Applicants must bring a copy of their parent’s 2015 tax return. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Foster in Guidance.

Need help filling out your Paul D. Camp Community College or TCC Online Application? Please plan to attend the workshop on Monday, February 20 in lab 163 during your lunch shift. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Wolfe in Guidance.

There will be no weight lifting today for off-season football conditioning. Due to the dead period, we will resume on Monday, March 6.

Boys’ Basketball players are reminded to turn in your practice uniforms and locks by 3:30 pm today. See Coach Young.

Juniors and Seniors:  Do you want to win 2 free tickets to Prom? The Prom Committee is looking for logo designs for our Wish Upon a Star theme. The design will go on our invitations and favors. Please see Ms. McElroy or Ms. Jones for more information.

Seniors:  Cap & Gown pictures will be taken at Nansemond River on Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24. There is a $25 sitting fee, and keychains will be available – 2 for $20.00.  Sign up in the Main Office.

SOL Writing tutoring began Monday, February 13.  Tutoring will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays through March 6. Tutoring buses will be available.  Official testing dates are March 7 and March 8.

Attention all 9th and 10th grade students interested in attending the Pruden Center for Industry and Technology: The Pruden Center will be holding its annual Open House on Tuesday, February 21 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Bring the family, tour the facility and become familiar with the Pruden Center’s course offerings.