Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, February 13, 2018

 

Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website or here for the Newport High School website

 

New Information

 

NOTICE: At this time, there are no further parking permits available. 

 

Join us for our Teaching Academy Breakfast! This event is for 9th through 11th grade students interested in learning about the Teaching Academy Program offered at Newport High. Join us this morning, February 13, 2018, at 7:40 – 8:20 am in Portable 5.

 

Registration for spring sports is now open on FamilyID.com. The first day of all spring sports will be February 26, 2018, which is immediately after the mid-winter break. Check the Newport High Athletics webpage to see what sports are offered during the spring season.

 

There is a mandatory meeting for any student interested or already signed up for Girls Tennis this Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in the Lecture Hall at 1:30pm.

 

Save lives by donating at the blood drive! Newport’s bi-annual blood drive is today!

 

Congratulations to Newport’s thespian troupe for their excellent performances at recent Individual Events festivals.  Six students qualified to compete at the International Thespian Festival: Jessica Fink, Julie Guinasso, Connor McKenna, Belle Nguyen, Ben Scott, and Rose Scott.

 

This Week’s Student Events and Activities 

AP Registration! You have one week left to register for AP exams. Registration is online at www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/480071 STUDENTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE BEFORE YOU PAY.

Registration Deadline: February 16th

Scholarship Deadline:  February 16th (pick up form in Main Office)

Payment Deadline:  March 1st

Exam Price and payment options:  $94 per exam with the exception of Capstone Research $142.  Two options to pay: Online through BSD www.bsd405.org/pay or payment to the Accountant. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Rooney (rooneyj@bsd405.org) or in the Counseling Center.

 

It is almost time to register for next year’s classes. The music department has a new elective called “Introductory Band and Orchestra” that is designed for students that want to play an instrument but have not taken a music ensemble class in high school. When you get your registration materials the week after break, consider signing up for this course if this sounds like something you might be interested in. If you want more information, you can talk to your counselor or talk to Mr. Mahaffey in room 1221.

 

General Information 

The Boys and Girls Club offers a free ongoing academic support program for students who are struggling with their grades. Students check in with a mentor once a week during the school day at Newport High School and come up with a plan for how to bring their grades up. Each week the mentor conducts grade checks and works with students to set goals. If you are interested, please contact Rachel Brown at rbrown@bgcbellevue.org OR stop by the library on Fridays and ask for Rachel. Website: http://www.bgcbellevue.org/Programs/Teens/BE-Great-Graduate

 

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.

 

Dates to Remember:

No School – Mid-Winter Break: Monday, February 19, 2018 – Friday, February 23, 2018

Parent Information Night – for CURRENT NHS Students-Grades 9, 10 & 11: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6pm

Follies Performance at Newport High School: Friday, March 2, 2018 and Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7pm

 

KCLS News 

The 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.

 

With a KCLS student account your student ID now provides you with instant access to all of the online resources that KCLS offers. Use your student account to download an eBook or get homework help! Questions? Contact schoolcards@kcls.org

 

Counseling Center 

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

 

College & Career Center News

Visit the College & Career Center webpage for news and information.

 

NHS Clubs 

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

 

PTSA – Notes 

PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/

 

Knight Valor is a Newport High School PTSA program designed to recognize students who have completed at least 100 community service hours ‘above’ the 40 hours required by the Bellevue School District for graduation.  Guidelines regarding acceptable community service hours for Knight Valor is consistent with those of the Bellevue School District.  Community service is any service that is done for schools, non-profit agencies and/or religious organizations.   More information on community service can be found using this link: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/counseling/community-service/

 

Community service hours must be recorded, submitted, and approved in Naviance.  Students may reach out to Mrs. Aldridge in the counseling center for assistance before school or during lunch if assistance is needed when using Naviance. All community service hours must be ‘approved’ by May 23, 2018.  The PTSA may not be able to recognize students who submit their hours after this date. Beginning in 2018, students are no longer required to ‘apply’ for Knight Valor awards.  Juniors & seniors who have a minimum of 140 community service hours by May 23, 2018 will automatically be recognized unless the student specifically requests not to be recognized.  Juniors who qualify for Knight Valor will receive a certificate.  Seniors will receive a certificate, a pin, and they will be recognized in the graduation brochure.

 

Note: If community service hours are not entered into Naviance or if hours have been submitted to supervisors but have not been approved, those hours will not be considered.   Thus, only approved hours will be considered. Students who does not wish to be recognized as a Knight Valor award recipient must send an email to knightvalor.nhsptsa@gmail.com Questions or inquiries should be sent to knightvalor.nhsptsa@gmail.com.

 

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) – newporths2018@gmail.com 

Class of 2019 (Junior) – newportclass2019@gmail.com 

Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com

Class of 2021 (Freshman) – newporthighptsa@gmail.com