Monday, September 14, 2020

ACT NOW: NHS Online Directory Going Live Soon

Northwood High School online directory is ready to go live. Connecting with fellow Northwood families has never been easier through the site or the directory spot app.  To those of you who already signed up, thank you for supporting PTSA. The directory will be at your fingertips shortly. If you have not renewed your PTSA membership yet, or are new to the school, please do so soon and we will be sure to add you to the approved directory user list. Approved users will receive an email to set up their user-id and password. Returning PTSA members will also be asked to reset their log-in credentials for continued online security.

All Students’ and parents’ information will be added to the directory, including home addresses and cell phones. You can opt out of being in the directory or choose to customize your information using the following link until Friday, October 2, 2020. https://nhsptsa.wufoo.com/forms/ripq9od0mts249/

Thank you for supporting Northwood High School PTSA.

2020-2021 PTSA Reflections

This year’s theme is “I Matter Because….”  Entries are accepted in six categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. The deadline for entries is October 13, 2020. 

Questions: email reflectionsPTSAnhs@gmail.com

More information can be found at: https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections.

Join NHS PTSA Today & Support the Fall Membership/Pledge Drive

All members of the NHS family, parents and children, are invited to join PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) to have a larger impact on our children's education at Northwood High School. Membership is $25 for first member and $6 for additional members.

Let’s show our students and teachers that we are here together to serve and connect! To become a member, please fill out the online membership / pledge form.  If you prefer to drop off / mail in your membership to the school, please use this PTSA Membership Form. Your membership grants you access to the free school directory that will be available in October.

Donations are greatly appreciated from all PTSA members and non-members. Donate Now! Be sure to ask your employer if an employee matching program for non-profit organizations is offered. As a token of thanks, for every $150 donation, you will receive a free NHS logo dri-fit mask. Thank you for your vital support!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Join Us on Zoom

 

Join us for our first PTSA meeting of the year.  TOMORROW - Wednesday, September 9th at 7p.m. See you on Zoom!


Zoom details: Meeting ID: 602 505 9835, Passcode: NHSPTSA20

2020-2021 PTSA Reflections

This year’s theme is “I Matter Because….”  Entries are accepted in six categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. The deadline for entries is October 13, 2020. 

Questions: email reflectionsPTSAnhs@gmail.com

More information can be found at: https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

*EXTENDED* Spirit Wear

Spirit wear deadline has been extended one week. Visit our website for the latest styles and place your oder by SEP 10

Monday, August 31, 2020

First PTSA Meeting

Join us for our kick off meeting on September 9th at 7pm. Check back here for more details.

We're on Social Media

Have you heard the news? We are now on Instagram!  Follow us @nhs.ptsa.  You can also find us on Facebook at Northwood High School PTSA.

Join the T-Wolves Family

Support our Timberwolves…Support the Northwood High PTSA  


For every $150 donation, you will receive a free NHS logo dri-fit mask and access to our online school directory!

Sign up today for your annual membership and make a donation to the Membership / Pledge Drive.

If you are a member and wish to make a donation, visit here. Corporate sponsorships count towards donations.

Let’s come together to meet our goal for 2020-2021 of: 600 NHS PTSA Members (Parents, Students, and Staff) and $30,000 in Pledge Donations.

NHS PTSA Makes a Difference…. #NHSBetterTogether

Last Call for Spirit Wear

Your last chance to order spirit-wear is this Thursday, September 3rd.  Don’t miss this once a year opportunity.  Place your order here.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Book Fair

We have once again partnered with Barnes & Noble at the Market Place/Irvine for a book fair.  Books on the NHS English reading list and back to school supplies will be available for purchase from August 22-August 31– online or in the store. Thank you for your support as a portion of each sale will go directly to NHS PTSA to support our students and the academic programs. 

Enter our Book Fair ID # 12596086 at checkout at bn.com/bookfairs to qualify.

Spirit Wear

Pre-Order your spirit-wear today to show your school pride! Spirit wear will ONLY be available for purchase now through September 3rd. Do not miss this once a year opportunity!

Membership

Join PTSA today to become a member of Northwood High School’s PTSA community.  Parents, students, and staff are encouraged. Help us keep our bragging rights as NHS PTSA is one of Irvine Unified School District’s largest PTA units, with approx. 840 members and is active in a variety of school programs.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

$500 Scholarship for Seniors


The 2020 Canyon View Elementary PTA Alumni Scholarship is now accepting applications. To be eligible for consideration, a student must be a graduating high school senior in good academic standing who attended Canyon View Elementary School for one full academic year.
The recipient of this scholarship will be selected primarily on the applicant’s ability to effectively communicate the impact Canyon View Elementary School has had on his or her educational growth. Secondarily, academic achievement will be considered. One (1) winner will be selected.
Students who have applied for or received other scholarships are still eligible for this Canyon View Scholarship Award. 
Deadline to receive applications with video is 3PM Friday, May 29th.  As a condition of accepting the scholarship, your video submittal may be shared via Canyon View PTA’s emails, social media, and/or website.
We look forward to reviewing your application and video.

To apply click here

Sincerely,
Canyon View PTA Scholarship Committee 2020


Sunday, May 17, 2020

PTSA Meeting


Coming September 2020

Message from the Grad Night Committee


Due to the current restrictions of in-person, large group gatherings, we are saddened to announce that our originally planned PTSA-sponsored 2020 Grad Night celebration, of which was to occur following the graduation ceremony on June 4th, is cancelled.  We are currently working to process refunds for all tickets purchased and donations submitted to date. You do not need to take any further action at this time, as your refund will be processed automatically; however, please note that this process may take some time to issue all refunds.  Should you have any questions regarding your refund, please contact gntreasurerptsanhs@gmail.com, and if you have other questions or concerns, please contact Gradnightptsanhs@gmail.com.

Please know that while the health and safety of our graduating Senior Class remains our highest priority, we recognize how meaningful it is for them to have a celebration to recognize this important milestone in their lives.  While the PTSA will no longer be hosting this traditional event, a group of Grad Night Committee parents are currently exploring alternative options for a privately organized, rescheduled 2020 Senior Celebration, to potentially occur in July. Our goal is to create a safe opportunity for the 2020 Seniors to connect in person, enjoy some time together as they celebrate each other, and conclude this chapter of their Northwood High School journey before embarking on their paths ahead.  If you are interested in having your Senior participate in this event, and/or are willing to help in the planning of the event, please contact us at 2020seniorsnhs@gmail.com.  In the interim, please consider reserving your Grad Night ticket refund, and sponsorship support, to contribute towards this new event. More details on such will follow in the upcoming weeks. Thank you!

Monday, May 11, 2020

Appreciation for NHS Teachers, Administration and Staff


We continue our gratitude for Northwood teachers, administration and staff during this time of battling a pandemic. With school closed, we are thankful to NHS for staying connected with our students, families and making the most out of such uncertain times.  We are lucky and grateful for you all!

Help Needed!


Hospitality Chair/Co-Chairs

Needing a person(s) to lead PTSA hospitality during Back to School Night, Conference weeks, Pride of the Pack and Teacher Appreciation week. The scope of the duties are changing for this committee due to the new social distancing guidelines, however, PTSA needs a person(s) with some creativity to help develop a new way to serve our NHS teachers, staff and community. Contact:  presidentPTSAnhs@gmail.com


Grad Night 2021 Chair/Co-Chairs

 Though it is up in the air how grad night will look for next year, we are moving forward until we hear otherwise. PTSA needs a person(s) to help lead the grad night committee of 2021. We are looking for someone who will have a graduating senior in 2021, organized and be a point of contact to answer grad night questions from the class of 2021. A committee is eager to find a leader! Contact presidentPTSAnhs@gmail.com

CORRECTION: Last PTSA Meeting of the School Year


Via Zoom, THURSDAY, May 14, 2020 at 7:00p.m.



To attend the meeting and tips:

1)     Download Zoom on your laptop, desktop, tablet or cell phone

2)     When it’s time to join the meeting, type in the meeting ID and password

3)     Share video and turn on your mic in the application

4)     If on a laptop or desktop, you will be able to view attendees in gallery mode, if on a cell phone or tablet, you will only be able to see attendees by swiping left or right.

5)     Your student has most likely used Zoom for distance learning, they can be of great help if you need.



Meeting ID:  843 9099 6232 

Password:  015512

Free SENIOR Lawn Signs!


Did you miss the great lawn sign distribution this past Saturday May 10th? No worries! You can still pick up your FREE sign by contacting the following PTSA volunteer:

If your TA is B.Emery, J.Guy, Ollila or Tran please email Julie Wurster at juliewurster@gmail.com

If your TA is anyone else please email Cory Stone at corydstone0@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Connie at gradnightPTSAnhs@gmail.com or 714-335-6028.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

All Things Grad Night 2020


(Pandemic plan B still to be determined)

Grad Night Tickets - Online purchase only (no fees) at the NHS PTSA website: http://www.northwoodptsa.org/grad-night.

PayPal, credit card, check and cash accepted.



Grad Night 2020 on Instagram - Follow at @nhsgradnight2020

Questions? Email GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com

Stay In


We at PTSA hope you and your families are all safe and in good health.  Please continue to stay in, wash your hands frequently, and keep social distancing to help our front line health providers and workers with the best possible chance to do the important jobs they need to do. We will get through this together. #NHSbettertogether

The following are links to IUSD, the City of Irvine and CA.gov for the most updated information on COVID-19.



IUSD COVID-19 Resource:




City of Irvine COVID-19 Resource Guide:




COVID-19 in California

Boosters Annual Meeting - Officer Elections and Bylaws Restatement Vote


Northwood HS Athletics Boosters Club (NHSAB) is holding its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. via zoom.  If you would like to attend, please email twolvesboosters@gmail.com for the zoom link and password.  Members may vote on officer election and a motion to restate and replace our bylaws.  The following volunteers are nominated to serve 2020-2021 school year:  John Arena, President; John Duong, Vice-President, Susan Berkel, Treasurer, Melinda Liu, Secretary and Mei Ramos, Financial Disbursement Secretary.  Any parent who donated $200 or more for any NHSAB team from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 is a voting member.  The proposed bylaws and the current bylaws can be viewed here.  Thanks for the many families that donated, helped, cheered their favorite student athletes on this year.  For the Good of The Pack!  It’s Great to be a T’Wolf!

Hospitality chair/co-chair - Help Needed!


Hospitality Chair/Co-Chairs

Needing a person(s) to lead PTSA hospitality during Back to School Night, Conference weeks, Pride of the Pack and Teacher Appreciation week. The scope of the duties are changing for this committee due to the new social distancing guidelines, however, PTSA needs a person(s) with some creativity to help develop a new way to serve our NHS teachers, staff and community. Contact:  presidentPTSAnhs@gmail.com

Congratulation to the 2020-2021 NHS PTSA Executive Board!


Thank you to all who attended last month’s PTSA Zoom meeting and voted in our annual board elections.  The following is your new PTSA Executive Board for 2020-2021!  Congratulations and thank you to all:

President - Archana Gima

Exec VP – Daniela Kou

1st Vice President Membership - Tina Zhao

2nd Vice President Programs - Ginger Kawanami

3rd Vice President Grad Night - Julia Stark

Recording Secretary - Robin Sexton

Treasurer - Natalie Wang

Financial Secretary - Arezoo Abaye

Auditor - Hai Liang

Historian - Rajesh Narayanan

Last PTSA Meeting of the School Year


Via Zoom, Tuesday, May 14, 2020 at 7:00p.m.

Details how to attend will be included in next week’s newsletter on 5/11.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Keep Staying In


We at PTSA understand how the stay in this past month has brought an array of challenges.  Please do continue to stay in, wash your hands frequently, and keep social distancing to help our front line health providers and workers with the best possible chance to do the important jobs they need to do. Wishing everyone continue to be safe and stay well. We will get through this together. #NHSbettertogether



The following are links to IUSD, the City of Irvine and CA.gov for the most updated information on COVID-19.



IUSD COVID-19 Resource:

https://iusd.org/covid-19-resource-page


City of Irvine COVID-19 Resource Guide:

https://www.cityofirvine.org/covid-19-resources


COVID-19 in California

https://covid19.ca.gov

IPSF PATS Campaign


Funds raised from the Parents Appreciating Teachers and Staff (PATS) campaign directly support grants for IUSD staff and students. PATS is an easy way to show our teachers, nurses, and administration how much we appreciate all that they do! For a small donation, IPSF provides NHS teachers and staff a certificate of appreciation, which includes a personal message from you and your student, along with a small gift as an expression of gratitude during National Teacher Appreciation Week in May.

To contribute to the PATS campaign and purchase your gift of appreciation, please visit: www.ipsf.net/pats

NHS Boosters Scholarship Opportunities


The Northwood Athletic Boosters is pleased to offer three $500 scholarships annually:

·         Boosters Athlete of the Year – female

·         Boosters Athlete of the Year – male

·         Rick and Sharon Crowell – Technology and Service Athlete

The on-line scholarship application forms are open now and close after Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  Scholarship winners will be contacted by prior to Distinguished Timberwolf Night (pandemic plan B date still to be determined)

NHS Athletics Boosters Club Scholarship: Female and Male Athlete of the Year, $500 each

NHS Athletics Boosters Club is proud to sponsor two $500 scholarships (1 female/1 male) for seniors who will be attending college in the fall. The scholarships are designed to reward NHS athletes that have exhibited outstanding community/volunteer service.  Qualified applicants must be a current member of the NHS Athletic Boosters, must have competed for Northwood High School athletics and participated in significant community/volunteer service. The emphasis will be on the community/volunteer service.  


Please write a brief essay explaining the sports, levels and years participated at NHS and the details of your community/volunteer service. Reference letters from adults that were associated with the community/volunteer service are recommended but not required.  

NHS Athletics Boosters Rick and Sharon Crowell Scholarship - $500

In commemoration of the late Rick and Sharon Crowell, the NHS Athletic Boosters Club is proud to sponsor a $500 annual scholarship for an NHS senior who will be attending college in the fall, has participated on an NHS athletic team, and has experience or a strong interest in web design, technology including videography. The scholarship is also designed to reward NHS athletes that have exhibited outstanding community/volunteer service. Qualified applicants must have competed for Northwood High School athletics for four years and have a clear interest in web design and technology.  The applicant must also have a record of community/volunteer service.  


 Please write a brief essay explaining the sports, levels and years participated at NHS and the details of your experience and/or interest in web design and technology, as well as your community/volunteer service. Reference letters from adults that were associated with the applicant’s experience and/or interest in web design and technology, in addition to community/volunteer service are recommended but not required.  


PTSA Association Virtual Zoom Meeting and Election

Tomorrow Night Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00p.m.

To attend the meeting and tips:
1) Download Zoom on your laptop, desktop, tablet or cell phone
2) When it’s time to join the meeting, type in the meeting ID and password
3) Share video and turn on your mic in the application
4) If on a laptop or desktop, you will be able to view attendees in gallery mode, if on a cell phone or tablet, you will only be able to see attendees by swiping left or right.
5) Your student has most likely used Zoom for distance learning, they can be of great help if you need.

Meeting ID:  914 4411 9344
Password:  063894
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/91444119344pwd=OFpveG4yZWYyMERHOXQrRlhuNjdoUT09

We are going to vote for next year board members

2020-2021 NHS PTSA Executive Board Slate
The following slate was presented at the PTSA meeting on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by the 2019-2020 PTSA Nominating Committee for the association’s consideration:
President - Archana Gima
Exec VP – Daniela Kou
1st Vice President Membership - Tina Zhao
2nd Vice President Programs - Ginger Kawanami
3rd Vice President Grad Night - Julia Stark
Recording Secretary - Robin Sexton
Treasurer - Natalie Wang
Financial Secretary - Arezoo Abaye
Auditor - Hai Liang
Historian - Rajesh Narayanan

Friday, March 27, 2020

Grad Night 2020


Grad Night Tickets - Online purchase only (no fees) at the NHS PTSA website: http://www.northwoodptsa.org/grad-night.

PayPal, credit card, check and cash accepted.



Grad Night 2020 on Instagram - Follow at @nhsgradnight2020

Questions? Email GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com


Next PTSA Meeting TBD in May

Stay In


NHS PTSA will continue to follow our school and district on when and if PTSA items can resume. When we learn more, we will share. As we head into spring break, savor this time with your families and please continue to stay in your homes except for essential needs and keep exercising social distancing. Wishing everyone to stay safe and stay well. We will get through this together. #NHSbettertogether



The following are links to IUSD, the City of Irvine and CA.gov for the most updated information on COVID-19.



IUSD COVID-19 Resource:




City of Irvine COVID-19 Resource Guide:




COVID-19 in California



Appreciation for NHS Teachers, Administration and Staff


Thank you to our teachers, administration and staff at NHS for setting up communications so quickly with our students and families. Keeping connected is so important during these day to day and ever evolving times. Some districts are struggling to continue instruction, but the hard work put into distance learning helps our students to continue the semester as best as possible. We are lucky and grateful for you all.


Remembrance of Ali Gholamrezaei


It is with a profound sadness to hear about the passing of our fellow student, Ali Gholamrezaei. Our hearts are heavy and go out to his family and friends during this most difficult time. To virtually honor Ali and support his family during this time of tremendous loss, please consider giving to the GoFundMe page set up at https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-honor-of-ali-gholamrezaei?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

We mourn the sad loss of Ali with our community at Northwood HS.

With deepest condolences,

NHS PTSA


Sunday, March 8, 2020


IPSF Innovative Grants Program Award - Northwood High

Letter from IPSF Director of Marketing & Communications, Kellie Pendergest:

Good morning! 

I wanted to extend our congratulations to your school community! As you may have already heard, your school received a grant award as part of IPSF’s 2020 Innovative Grants Program. The grant recipients were recognized last week at a special reception in their honor. Your school received the following grant:

Northwood High School - $4,716.8

Hope Squad: Preventing Youth Suicide

Megan Keller

A peer-based suicide prevention program to reduce self-destructive behavior and youth suicide by training, building, and creating positive culture change in schools and communities.

Please help in spreading the news to your PTA board and sharing with your parent community when possible. IPSF grants are funded through corporate sponsors and the Parents Appreciating Teachers and Staff (PATS) program. Parents who purchase PATS are helping to promote innovation in classrooms across the district and make grants like this possible. We have launched the PATS campaign and appreciate your help in making that connection so that your parents understand how their support benefits your school directly! PATS are available now at www.ipsf.net/pats. 

To learn more about this grant and how your school will implement it, I would encourage you to contact the teacher(s) listed above and/or your principal for more information. 


Thank you!!!

Kellie

KELLIE PENDERGEST | Director of Marketing & Communications

Irvine Public Schools Foundation 1 Post, Suite 250 | Irvine, CA 92618

d 949.265.6405 | o 949.263.8340  | e kpendergest@ipsf.net
www.ipsf.net

Lunch Career talk


College &Career Center, Room 1035

Date: March 20, 2020

Career: Law

Come and hear about a career as a Lawyer. Sue Collins is a seasoned corporate attorney with significant expertise in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings, corporate governance, executive compensation, FDA regulatory and general corporate matters. Ms. Collins has extensive experience gained from more than 20 years of practicing both in-house at public companies and at reputable law firms. In addition to a law degree, Ms. Collins also possesses an MBA.

Monday, March 2, 2020

PTSA Meeting

This Tuesday, March 10th at 7p.m. in Room 906

Guest Speaker: Paul Bokota, IUSD School Board Member will share with our association the new Say Something system in Irvine and how it pertains to our schools. Also, the slate for the 2020-2021 NHS PTSA Executive Board will be read!
See you there! #NHSbettertogether   

IPSF PATS Campaign


Congratulations to Northwood for receiving in Innovative Grant from IPSF titled “Hope Squad-Preventing Youth Suicide” which will help support a peer-based suicide prevention program.



Grants like the above are made possible by IPSF with the support from parents/guardians. Funds raised from the Parents Appreciating Teachers and Staff (PATS) campaign directly support grants for IUSD staff and students. PATS is an easy way to show our teachers, nurses, and administration how much we appreciate all that they do! For a small donation, IPSF provides NHS teachers and staff a certificate of appreciation, which includes a personal message from you and your student, along with a small gift as an expression of gratitude during National Teacher Appreciation Week in May.

To contribute to the PATS campaign and purchase your gift of appreciation, please visit: www.ipsf.net/pats

All Things Grad Night 2020


Next Grad Night Meeting:  Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in room 906

Grad Night Tickets Don't miss out on the best Class of 2020 Party of the year! Online purchase only (no fees) at the NHS PTSA website:
http://www.northwoodptsa.org/grad-night.

PayPal, credit card, check and cash accepted.


Grad Night 2020 on Instagram - Follow at @nhsgradnight2020

Questions? Email GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com



ZUMBA/Ujam Grad Night Fundraiser! Sunday, April 26, 2020 1-3 p.m.

Purchase tickets to this event here:  
https://nhsptsa.wufoo.com/forms/z10przpk0o9sdya/

PTSA Career Lunch Presentations

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?

College &Career Center, Room 1035
Date: March 9, 2020
Career: Pharmacy

Come and hear about a career in Pharmacy from Dr. Lawrence Brown. Dr. Lawrence Brown is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and a Professor of Pharmacoeconomics 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.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

IPSF Corner - Feb 2020

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Thank You to our Neighborhood Retailers!


Big thank you to Pavilions in Orchard Hills for the donation of 8 dozen donuts and beautiful floral centerpieces. To Starbucks at Northpark Plaza and Cypress Village for the donation of coffee all for the recent Pride of the Pack breakfast!  We value and appreciate your continued support! 

Support Northwood Baseball Team

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Support Northwood Swimming Team

https://0bd9d482-dd8e-4ec6-bf8f-e52bec0a8bea.usrfiles.com/ugd/0bd9d4_8290cc7b1d8a4973a9282a360415a094.pdf

All Things Grad Night 2020


Next Grad Night Meeting:  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in room 906


ZUMBA! Grad Night fundraiser coming soon! More details to follow.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Next PTSA Meeting


Tuesday, March 10th at 7p.m. in Room 906

See you there! #NHSbettertogether

Thank You Pride of the Pack Volunteers!


Special thank you to PTSA Hospitality Co-Chairs Patty Schell and Lupe Howard for organizing the Pride of the Pack breakfast held last Tuesday before the assembly.  Additional special appreciation to Diane Aviles, a NHS alumni parent who came in the early morning to help, PTSA board members, and the NHS staff and teachers, including Dr. Roach, who all came together to help put this event together. Congratulations to all students with their families who were recognized at Pride of the Pack this year! #NHSbettertogether

PTSA Event: “Screenagers Next Chapter”


Tuesday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the NHS Theater

PTSA presents this special screening with guest Megan Keller, LMFT, NHS Mental Health Specialist. This is a follow up and second chapter of our first screening of “Screenagers” from 2017.  This film continues the topic of screen time for teenagers, but in this next chapter it furthers discussions on the effects of screen time and social media on teenagers and how parents deal with it.  Please join us on this important topic of how the effects of screen time impacts our students and the resources available for support. See you Tuesday! View the trailer here: https://www.screenagersmovie.com/nc-trailer

Sunday, February 9, 2020

PTSA Career Lunch Presentations


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?



College &Career Center, Room 1035

Date: February 11, 2020

Career: Optometry

Dr. Kelly Tran, O.D., graduated from the University of Southern California, USC with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois

College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr.Tran is currently in her private practice in Tustin.



College &Career Center, Room 1035

Date: February 21, 2020

Career: Aerospace Engineering

Sara Song has worked for 19 years in the United States aerospace industry, at aircraft Tier 1 supplier companies. Her experience is mainly related to Flight Control system development, but she also has broader knowledge and involvement in other aircraft systems, project management and marketing. Her work involves system architecture, software architecture, product development, system and software requirement definition, development and verification etc. With various project assignments, her roles have been Software Engineer, System Engineer/Program Lead/Engineering Manager. Her aerospace career started at Honeywell Aerospace, and she later worked at Parker Aerospace and the Safran Passenger Solution Division.

Volunteers Needed for Pride of the Pack Breakfast


PTSA needs your help to support Northwood’s Pride of the Pack Breakfast for this Tuesday, February 11th at 5:30 a.m. at the courtyard of the Student Activities Center (SAC)Please consider getting an early start to your day to help with this breakfast as NHS recognizes students who have exemplified shining Timberwolf spirit! For more information, please contact PTSA Hospitality Chairs Patty Schell or Lupe Howard at HospitalityPTSA@gmail.com. Thank you!

PTSA Meeting - This week


This Tuesday, February 11th at 7p.m. in Room 906

See you there! #NHSbettertogether

Sunday, February 2, 2020

All Things Grad Night 2020


Next Grad Night Meeting:  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in room 906

Grad Night Tickets Don't miss out on the best Class of 2020 Party of the year! Online purchase only (no fees) at the NHS PTSA website: http://www.northwoodptsa.org/grad-night. PayPal, credit card, check and cash accepted.



Grad Night 2020 on Instagram - Follow at @nhsgradnight2020

Questions? Email GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com



Grad Night Restaurant Night