Daily Bulletin – Monday, December 4, 2017
New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website
First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules. First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School
Congratulations to Anne Lim and Rachel Leo for their acceptance and participation in the 2017 All-National Honor Ensembles Symphony Orchestra
in Orlando, Florida this week. This is one of the highest musical honors in the country and we are very proud of their achievement!
We are searching for the Newport Tetris Champion
! Come battle it out at the Tetris Battle, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, after school in room 2123. To compete it is $4 and includes pizza. Prizes awarded to the winners!
Get ready to BOOM!
The BOOM Experience is a leadership conference geared towards young men who racially identify as Black, LatinX, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander or Native American. This full day, BSD-sponsored event occurs on December 12th at Bellevue College
. The goal of the BOOM conference is to provide a day of learning and celebration centered on cultural understanding, self-empowerment, civil discourse, and leadership building. The deadline for registration and submitting completed field trip forms is December 5th.
There will be no late registration, you must register online AND turn in your signed permission slip by the deadline. Permission slips are available in the front office. To register online go to www.bsd405.org/boom
. Contact Ms. Kemp in the counseling office (kempN@bsd405.org
), Peter Shin, Graduation Success Coach (ShinS@bsd405.org
), or Mrs. Vanessa López-Kopp, Career Center in the library (email@example.com
), if you have questions regarding BOOM.
Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived! That means the SnowRiders Club
is back in action. If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year—Tuesday, December 12th
3:30 PM in room 2122!
Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA
? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm
in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent
, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.
Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.
NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP! Knights in Vienna
will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great
performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance. If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Dec. 10, 2017.
Are you interested in attending Bellevue College
? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm
in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop. Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.
This Week’s Student Events and Activities
Hey! Do you know and love football? Do you want and need volunteer hours? Jubilee Reach
is looking for volunteers to ref middle school flag football. If interested contact Mrs. Woodard in the Main Office.
You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas
by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens. These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms! If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip! Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry. If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!
Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport -
Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast. An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.
Did you miss the weekly Principal’s Newsletter
? Knight InSights
can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/
Dates to Remember:
Newport Music Concert #1: Tuesday, December 5th
Newport Music Concert #2: Wednesday, December 6th
Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th
at 7PM at Bellevue High
Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th
thru Friday, December 15th
No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:
Monday, January 15, 2018
Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018
End of First Semester: January 26, 2018
From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources
Visit the Counseling Center
webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance
Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings
Check out Naviance
for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.
Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/
Athletics & ASB Activities
Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300
Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse
is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org
. NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools. No experience is needed
. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse. In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th
grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017
at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season. Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport. Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org
for more information.
PTSA – Notes
PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/
Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue. No more forms to complete. Please click here
to self-register. Questions? Contact NHS PTSA
Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below:
Class of 2018 (Senior)
Class of 2019 (Junior)
Class of 2020 (Sophomore)
Class of 2021 (Freshman)