Sunday, October 27, 2019

Christmas Tree Deadline Extended!!!

It's not too late to get a beautiful Douglas or Noble tree, wreath, garland or poinsettia and support Northwood Baseball, Lacrosse or Pep Squad. The deadline has been extended to November 6. All orders must be received by that date. Pick up your trees Saturday December 7 from 9-1. Here is the link to order: Questions: email Myra Firth at

State of the Student (SOS) Day – Volunteers Needed!

State of the Student (SOS) Day volunteers are needed during lunch time this Thursday, October 31st! PTSA will support the school by providing lunch to Northwood students. Volunteers are needed to help serve lunch. The school is also asking for individual bags of chips to be donated. Chips can be dropped of to the front office. Please spread the work and thank you for your support! Here is the link to the sign up genius for chips and volunteers for SOS Day:

If you should have any further questions, please contact Archana Gima, PTSA Executive VP at #NHSbettertogether

Sunday, October 20, 2019


- Beckman High School PTO is hosing the following: COLLEGE, wait, WHAT? No matter what the age of your student, college will be upon you before you know it. Navigating the road to college is difficult for parents! Join Beckman PTO on Wednesday October 23rd at 7 pm in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) as we welcome speaker and author Cindy Muchnick for a special parent presentation on Navigating the Road to College. Cindy is a Stanford graduate and has worked in the education field for the past 20 years as an educator, admissions representative, and private college counselor. She now works primarily as a public speaker, presenter and panelist. Cindy is the author of several books about college and study skills success and will be doing a special book signing. Mark your calendar, you don’t want to miss this opportunity! Space is limited, sign up today @

- Portola High School PTSA is hosting a Vaping Presentation open to the community on November 12th at 6:30p in the Student Center (middle of campus).

State of the Student (SOS) Day – Volunteers needed

State of the Student day is coming up. The theme this year is #NHSbettertogether.  PTSA will support the school by providing lunch to Northwood students. Volunteers are needed to help serve the lunch. If you can volunteer during lunch time on Thursday, October 31st, please reach out to Archana Gima, PTSA Executive VP at Please spread the word and thank you for your support!

Well Balanced Student Night

 See the flyer here
October 29th, 2019, 6-7:30 pm – NHS Theater

Northwood High School PTSA Student Directory

We are pleased to inform you that our 2019/20 Northwood High school online directory is LIVE. Connecting with fellow Northwood families as well as faculty and staff has never been easier through the site or the directory spot app and by becoming a PTSA member. To those of you who already signed up, thank you for supporting PTSA. The directory is at your fingertips.
If you have not renewed your PTSA membership yet, or are new to the school, please do so and we will be sure to add you to the approved directory User list. New approved users received an email to set up their user-id and password last Monday. Returning/renewed PTSA members can use their last year's login.
Joining PTSA is a great way to support your child’s school and get access to the directory! Let’s show students and teachers that we care! Fill out the attached membership form today and get a free school directory! You can also pay for membership and make a donation online (PayPal and credit cards accepted - no service fee) at

Thank You To Our PTSA Hospitality!

Thank you to our Hospitality Chairs Patty Schell and Lupe Howard and their committee!  They helped provide and served two staff and teacher lunches during conferences last week!  This tremendously helps our teachers who have back-to-back conferences and being able to provide lunch during such a busy week is much appreciated!  Our hospitality committee also provided the snacks during registration week and coffee and treats during back to school night!  Up and coming volunteer opportunities are Pride of Pack Breakfast on February 11th and Teacher Appreciation Week in May.  Interested in helping out with setting up, serving or baking? Please contact Patty Schell at  Again, thank you to our PTSA Hospitality Committee for representing PTSA to our NHS community, students, teachers and staff! #NHSbettertogether

Monday, October 14, 2019

Next PTSA Meeting

Tuesday, November 12th at 7p.m. in Room 906, See you there!

Mark your calendar: Saturday, February 8, 2020 is the 11th Annual Mike Dunn Northwood Athletics Booster Timberwolf 5k!

Run with the Pack and support your favorite team when you run or walk the 5K. 100% of race registration goes to the team of your choice. Register here.

Athletic Summit

Saturday, November 2 at 10 a.m. in the NHS Theater. Marti Reed is our Challenge Success Presenter. Join Northwood’s Athletics Department with another Challenge Success presentation on life preparedness for student athletes. Hear Marti Reed’s story on Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to noon in the theatre. Reed played softball at UCLA from 2008-2012, where she won a National Championship and graduated with a degree in Sociology. As a coach, national speaker and mentor, she specializes in working with athletes prepare for life outside their game with the same commitment they brought to their sport. All are welcome: students (athletes or not) parents, coaches, community members. RSVP here , so we can plan lunch quantities correctly. The flyer

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Grad Night Meeting

The next Grad Night Committee meeting will be Tuesday October 22 at 7:00 pm at NHS, room 906. Junior and Senior parents (Freshmen and Sophomore parents included also) interested in learning more about the event are welcome to attend! You may also volunteer for the night of the event only (June 4, 2020) by emailing .

Grad Night Tickets - Don't miss out on the best party of the year! Online purchase only (no fees) at the NHS PTSA website: PayPal, credit card, check and cash accepted.

Grad Night 2020 on Instagram - Follow at @nhsgradnight2020

Questions? Email

Support Northwood Baseball, Pep Squad and Lacrosse - Buy Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Garlands and Poinsettias!!

One more week to order for guaranteed delivery on beautiful Noble and Douglas Fir Christmas Trees, wreaths, garlands and poinsettias. Orders must be received by October 21 for guaranteed delivery.
Pick-up is on December 7 from 9-1. Support your favorite Northwood Baseball, boys lacrosse player or pep squad team member.
Have an artificial tree? Don't celebrate Christmas?? Consider donating a tree to help a local family in need through Families Forward.
Just use this link:
Questions: please email Myra Firth at

Don't Cook Sunday October 13!

Support Northwood Baseball by eating at Miguel's in the Tustin Marketplace for breakfast, lunch & dinner!!  Just bring this flyer. Northwood Baseball will get 25% of the proceeds.  Hope to see you there!!

Parents and Students! Show your Northwood Athletics Spirit!

Check out the Northwood Athletics Boosters store here

Website closes Friday, October 11th and items will be delivered to your student at Northwood by October 21st.

Thank you!

Thank you Debra Sussman MA, AMFT and Michael Uram MA, LMFT, LPCC from Uram Family Therapy for bringing the movie “LIKE” to Northwood High School and our fellow IUSD High Schools and Middle Schools. We had a great turn out at the screening last Thursday evening. Here is the link to Debra Sussman’s presentation if you would like to further pursue any questions:

Next PTSA meeting...

PTSA Meeting This Tuesday, October 8th at 7p.m. in Room 906

Mark you calendar, the next meeting is Tuesday, November 12, 2019