Announcements 3-17-17

Outdoor Track tryouts will be today. Tryouts will be at 3:15 pm on the track.

There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting on Monday, March 20 before school from 7:45 – 8:15 am in the library. Non-athletes are welcome to attend.

Attention Juniors: Do you need help paying for your SAT/ACT test? Stop by the Guidance Office to see Mrs. Foster Monday, March 20 or Tuesday, March 21 next week to inquire about how you can have your test paid for.

Josten’s will be at Nansemond River on Friday, March 17 during all lunch shifts to hand out cap and gown orders.

Are you thinking of studying a career in Electronics, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Robotics, or Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning? Here’s your opportunity to attend a field trip to get a hands-on experience in those careers. Get your permission slip now to attend the Paul D. Camp Career Exploration Day on March 31, 2017. This all-day trip will include lunch along with the opportunity to grow and learn about your potential career. Pick up a permission slip outside of Room123 (Mrs. Smith’s room). Only the first 20 students can attend so get your form in fast!

Nansemond River High DECA is sponsoring “Beyond the Lights” Fashion Show on March 30 at 6:00 pm. We are looking for male and female models for this Prom Fashion Show. If you would like to be a model, please pick up an application form at room 230 on the door in the red folder. You will need to return the form completed and signed by you and your parent by Friday, March 17 in room 230. We look forward to our first Fashion Show Production at NRHS. Tickets will be available for purchase next week – $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.

Join us at Sweet Frog on Thursday, March 23 from 3:00 – 10:00 pm to support our ROTC and help build the sanitation station in Guatemala. Simply come in and tell the cashier that you are with the Nansemond River ROTC to help support the cause!

Juniors: We are having a Junior Planning Night to help you and your parents navigate through the college/career process. Please come out on Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be held in the Library. Door prizes will be awarded!

Attention students: If you are interested in taking a Dual Credit class next year, please see your counselor to sign up for the placement test that will be given on Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27.

Chess Club will be having a tournament on March 20. The cost to play is $2.00. See Mr. Bunch in room 125 for details.

The next Red Cross Blood Drive is Friday, March 24. Students and teachers who wish to donate blood can sign up today in the cafeteria during lunch shifts.

Attention Seniors, Early Grads and Term Grads: Please be reminded that if you are planning to graduate this year (June or August), you must have 50 hours of community service completed. The appropriate form must be turned in by May 1, 2017. Forms can be picked up in the Guidance Office.

Attention Seniors: The ACCESS College Foundation’s Scholarship is now available. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to apply. English teachers will be providing an application to those who meet the requirements. Any applications turned into Mrs. Foster on or before the priority deadline date of April 3, 2017 will also make you eligible for another pool of scholarships from several local sponsors.

Attention Seniors: You are invited to attend National Signing Day at April 25, 2017 at the ODU Ted Constant Convocation Center. Come celebrate your college acceptance with ACCESS College Foundation. Requirements to attend: Must have acceptance letter of the college you will be attending (this includes community colleges) and have the FAFSA completed. Return permission slips with a copy of acceptance letter to Mrs. Foster with t-shirt size by March 20 (spots are limited.)