Sunday, December 16, 2018

PTSA Executive Board 2019-2020

The Nominating Committee is looking for any interested people for the NHS PTSA board positions for the school year, 2019-2020.  Per the bylaws all the positions are open and the nominees will be considered for the following positions:
1.     President 
2.     EVP 
3.     VP 1- Membershi
4.     VP 2 - Programs 
5.     VP 3 – Grad Night 
6.     Secretary 
7.     Treasurer 
8.     Financial Secretary 
9.     Auditor 
10.  Historian

The description of duties are listed here.

If you are interested or have any questions on the duties of any position, please contact the Nominating Committee at: Nominatingcommitteeptsanhs@gmail.com

Please let us know by January 15th if you are interested to be considered as a nominee for any of the above board positions.  Thank you in advance for your interest!

Nominating Committee - NHS PTSA

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PTSA first meeting of 2019 - Save the date!


Tuesday, January 8th, 7 p.m. in room 906.

Hope you will join us and will see you in new year!  😊

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Run with the Pack! Saturday, February 9, 2019


Register now for the 10th annual Timberwolf 5K, sponsored by Mike Dunn.  The 5K helps 25 Northwood athletic teams fund raise the gap between IUSD funding and the cost of the program.  Did you know that IUSD only funds in-season coaching, officials and transportation?  But the rest is up to us.  Teams fund raise for off-season coaches, extra in-season coaches, uniforms, equipment, training, websites, awards, banquets and more.  Run with the pack and support your favorite team on Saturday, February 9, 2018 and stay for the pancakes.

Best 5K* prices are now:

·  $40 from now until 12/25/2018

·  $45 from 12/26/2018 to 1/24/2019

·  $50 from 1/25/2019 to race day

·  *Youth up to 12th grade students are $10 less 



Timberwolf Trail/Volunteer prices are now:

·  $25 from now until 12/25/2018

·  $30 from 12/26/2018 to 1/24/2019

·  $35 from 1/25/2019 to race day

Northwood Baseball Fundraiser - Fuel Up For Finals


Need a break from studying?  Need food for a study group?   Fuel up with fish tacos (brain food) from Rubio's in the Marketplace on Sunday, December 16 from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and support Northwood Baseball.  Just bring the flyer!  Hope to see you there!! 

Career Lunch Presentation for Students – Medical Sales - Mr. Tim Bass


Do you know what you want to do after high school? Want to find out more about a specific profession? Come and ask the professionals in the field about their careers.

What are the necessary qualifications? What are the salary and growth options? What are the positives and negatives of the profession? What should you do to prepare for this career?

            When: Monday, December 10, 2018 at lunch time

Where: Room 1035

            Career: Medical Sales

Come and hear about a career in Medical Sales from Mr. Tim Bass. Mr. Bass is a graduate of Servite High School and Loyola Marymount where he played 4 years of water polo. He has worked in sales for several Fortune 500 companies including 3M and Stryker Corporation.  He is the owner of Baar Surgical which has sold spinal implants to orthopedic and neurosurgeons in the greater Orange County area for the last 20 years.  We service almost 10 companies as independent distributors and assist the surgeons we work within the operating room during the use of our products.  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Career Lunch Presentation for Students – Pharmacist / Dr. Lawrence Brown:


Do you know what you want to do after high school? Want to find out more about a specific profession? Come and ask the professionals in the field about their careers.

What are the necessary qualifications? What are the salary and growth options? What are the positives and negatives of the profession? What should you do to prepare for this career?

            When: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at lunch time

Where: Room 1035

            Career: Pharmacist

Come and hear about a career as a Pharmacist from Dr. Lawrence Brown. Dr. Lawrence Brown is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and a Professor of Pharmacoeconomic and Health Policy at the Chapman University School of Pharmacy. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific and completed his Ph.D. in Social and Administrative Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. He began his career as a U.S. Air Force Pharmacy Technician and has worked in chain, independent, compounding, ambulatory care, and hospital pharmacies.

Substance Abuse and Vaping – Special Thanks


The Northwood PTSA hosted the Substance Abuse parent education night. The presentation was very informative. Thank you for everyone who attended. If you missed it, please find the link for the presentation and resources in this link 
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PvwGvuV4r3WdkC9h1gr1ZBp8SJDZjpQE
A huge thank you for our VP of Programs Anita Raman for organizing this event. A special thank you to Northwood High School administration and staff for supporting the event.