Monday, November 23, 2020

GradNight 2021 for NHS Seniors

GradNight is a Northwood High School tradition, an opportunity for graduating seniors to enjoy a fun, safe, relaxing, and uniquely memorable final evening with classmates.  GradNight evening is a parent volunteer-run event, where parents are encouraged to VOLUNTEER and are VITAL to the process. 


Thank you to all who have joined the committee. All senior class parents are encouraged to attend the planning meetings held on the 2nd Monday of every month. 


GradNight tickets can be purchased here:  https://nhsptsa.wufoo.com/forms/mx8vehq0rc5wom/


For more info, please email Julia Stark, VP of GradNight, at: GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com.

Monday, November 16, 2020

PTSA Meeting This Week

Northwood High PTSA Meeting for November is this Wednesday, November 18th at 7pm.  

Join the Zoom Meeting at:

https://iusd.zoom.us/j/6025059835?pwd=aktpaWdUSjZjS0hjUUhPdHYwckMrQT09

Meeting ID: 602 505 9835 / Passcode: NHSPTSA20


Our agenda for this meeting are: updates from Principal Roach and the PTSA Board. We also have 2 Special Guests: IPSF- Kellie Pendergest (IPSF Director of Marketing and Communication) and Northwood High - Peter Fatzaun (NHS Librarian).  Hope to see you there!


Community News

The OC Health Care Agency is sponsoring a “Mask Message Contest” to give students a chance to show off their creativity, spread the word about mask safety and win prizes for their schools!  Contest ends November 19 at 11:59pm.


Contest rules and details can be found at:

https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/mask-message-contest-official-rules


GradNight 2021 for NHS Seniors

Thank you Vida Gotico, our NHS senior class parent, for chairing our GradNight 2021!

GradNight is a Northwood High School tradition, an opportunity for graduating NHS seniors to enjoy a fun, safe, relaxing, and uniquely memorable final evening with classmates. GradNight evening is a parent volunteer-run event, where parents are encouraged to VOLUNTEER and are VITAL to the process. 


Thank you to all who have joined the committee. All senior class parents are encouraged to attend the planning meetings - which are held on the 2nd Monday of every month. For more info, please email Julia Stark, VP of GradNight, at, GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com.


GradNight tickets can be purchased here: 

https://nhsptsa.wufoo.com/forms/mx8vehq0rc5wom/


Monday, November 9, 2020

Community News

CHOC and Mental Health Workshop

CHOC is working to support Mental Health in the community. The workshops they have put on have been very impressive so we wanted to share it with you.  Live workshops for parents via Zoom: 6:00-7:30pm

November 10th: Supporting your teen's mental health & wellness with CHOC Children’s Scott Ryan, LMFT

November 12th: Digital Parenting During COVID-19 with Diana Graber, author of "Raising Humans in the Digital World"


Teen programming to be held over Instagram. Follow @together4teens for event details.

November 10th-12th: Writing your story, pursuing your passions, self-care, exploring your future, live music and more. RSVP at http://bit.ly/T4T20


GradNight Meeting TONIGHT

Join our GradNight Planning Meeting TONIGHT, November 9th at 7pm. 

Here is the link to the Zoom meeting:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5557372785?pwd=N3llYXN0MitxaXF2NVE5WUp6Ujdndz09

Meeting ID: 555 737 2785 / Passcode: 8QcE46


If you have any questions, please contact Julia Stark, VP of GradNight, at GradNightPTSAnhs@gmail.com.

Monday, November 2, 2020

PTSA Programs

PTSA Parent Education Night: “Navigating Uncertain Times as a Family”

Thursday, November 19th 7:00-8:00 pm (Zoom)

Mark your calendar - The Northwood PTSA invites you to attend a presentation on "Navigating Uncertain Times as a Family." Northwood High School Counselors, My Kiakotos, M.S., P.P.S. and Megan Ostovarpour, M.S., P.P.S. will address how parents can best support the personal and academic needs of their teens while taking care of their own needs as well. 

Please join us for this informative virtual meeting on Thursday, November 19th 7:00-8:00 pm.  To receive a reminder and the zoom link, please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNyvVd10awciBBm0BzzuPRJ1xyRTT_n_c6NXmTmHSKRaS44g/viewform

If you have any questions, please contact Ginger Kawanami at programsptsanhs@gmail.com.


Patrons Wall

Last chance to opt out of listing on the “Timberwolves Patrons Wall.” 

If you donated and would like to opt out, please email the PTSA Webmaster, Jim Leung, at WebmasterPTSAnhs@gmail.com.  All donors/sponsors for the 2020-2021 school year will be added to the Timberwolves Patrons Wall on the NHS PTSA website (family name or first initial/last name). 

Timberwolf Community Check-In

Happy November Timberwolf Families! We had quite a week last week! The PTSA board sends its best wishes and sincerely hopes that you and your loved ones are all doing well and out of any fire danger!  2020 has definitely been quite a year but one thing that is clear is that we have a very caring, selfless, and supportive community. We are proud of our Timberwolf staff, students, and community!

There is a Parent Outreach Committee at NHS PTSA. Any family who wants to connect or chat, even just to say “Hi”, you are always welcome to email any of us and we can Zoom😊. We are open to meeting with you anytime.  Please feel free to contact PTSA EVP, Daniela Kou, and PTSA Financial Secretary, Arezoo Abaye, at vpptsanhs@gmail.com and they will be able to connect you.  We are all in this together!