Sunday, October 11, 2015

Fall Conference Week
Hope all students, parents and teachers had productive conferences last week! Thank you to Hospitality Co-Chairs Debra Kam and Patty Schell for organizing the Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Special thanks to NHS parents for the delicious baked goods and for helping on-site and to Romano's Macaroni Grill of Huntington Beach for their generous discount and for providing several coupons for a drawing. 

Meeting Agenda

Join Us at our October PTSA Meeting!
Our next Parent Teacher Student Association meeting will be Tuesday, October 20th at 7:00 PM in room 906. Come and hear updates from our principal, Mrs. Roach, and about upcoming PTSA events. See the attached agenda. 

Not a PTSA member yet? It's not too late! Fill out the membership form and get a free school directory. Your membership and donation will help fund much-needed teachers' equipment and supplies to benefit NHS students! Thank you!

Spiritwear is Here!!
If you paid for Northwood spiritwear but haven't yet picked it up, please contact our Spiritwear Chair, Cathy Kim, at to make arrangements.

Help Our School Raise Funds 
by Simply Cleaning Out Your Shoe Closet!  
Our goal is to collect 5000 lbs. of SHOES from Sept. 28 - Oct. 21. We're in need of gently used Athletic Shoes, Dress Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Sneakers, any footwear, any size!  Donation boxes are in Senior TA rooms and in front of the Student Activities Center (SAC). We will also hold a Saturday collection day at Northwood High School on Oct. 17, from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  

Join us in this recycling effort and fundraising event to benefit Grad Night! Please make sure shoes are paired together and in reusable condition; they will be reused in Africa and South America. See attached flyer for more information or contact Mandy Neghabat, Grad Night Fundraiser Chair, at

Entry Form
LAST WEEK to turn in 
REFLECTIONS entries!! 
Entries are now being accepted in the areas of Visual Arts, Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Musical Composition, and Photography.


OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM and SUMMARY OF RULES can be found in the NHS Main Office and are attached here. Submission includes 3 copies of the literature/music composition and 2 DVD/Flash drive copies of Dance Choreography and Film Production.

For additional details on each area's rules, visit
Entries due by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th at 4:00 PM
Any questions, contact Lisa Hopper at


Master Drive Seminar on Teen Driving and Safety
Parents, bring your teens with you to a special Master Drive presentation at Northwood High School on Thursday, October 22, at 6:30 PM in the theater.  Hear shocking statistics about the risks to teen drivers. Find out what a teen driver needs to learn (limitations of the road conditions, dynamics of a vehicle in motion, etc.) to become a safe driver. Maximize your teen's chances to survive our driving environment! For more information, see attached flyer or contact Wendy Bokota, PTSA VP of Programs at

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