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

Timberwolf 5K


Race week is here! The 11th Annual Timberwolf 5K is this Saturday, February 8, at 8am! Run with the Pack and support your favorite team when you run or walk the race on this year’s brand-new course, and then enjoy a pancake breakfast afterward. 100% of race registration goes to the team of your choice. Register here. Save $5 until 11:59pm Monday night with the code FLASH5OFF.

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

Rescheduled: February 5, 2020

Career: Financial Planning

Jeff Demaio is a financial planner at a leading financial services firm and has been working in the personal financial industry for over 25 years.  Jeff advises senior corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and private investors and their families on personal financial planning strategies including company equity planning and benefits and compensation maximization, tax compliance, estate planning, wealth transfer, charitable planning, investment strategy and risk management.  Jeff has a bachelor's degree in finance, real estate and law from California State University, Long Beach and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Golden Gate University.



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.