The Northern Friday Message
February 28, 2021
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Northern Girl’s Basketball standout, Maya Hood, was selected as the BIG 8 Conference Player of the Year for this season. Maya averaged 21.4 points, 4 steals, 3 assists, and 3 rebounds per game this season. Congratulations Maya!!
Registration is OPEN for the 2021-2022 School Year!
Career Conversations: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
Wednesday March 17 from 11:00-11:45am
Join us for an invigorating panel of Duke undergraduate students who will be discussing their college and career paths in STEM through the lens of environmental science. This panel is relevant to DPS students interested in careers in science (including biology and chemistry), as well as technology and engineering as they relate to protection of oceans and other natural resources. Please register in advance at this link
All colleges/universities require students and families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for financial aid. The priority deadline is March 1st. For help completing FAFSA or confirmation that you've completed FAFSA, reach out to Ms. Tran (919-391-6441 or email@example.com) or Ms. Villegas (919-525-1165 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Check out local scholarships! For more info and additional assistance, reach out to Ms. Tran (919-391-6441 or email@example.com).
- Triangle Community Foundation Scholarships due March 1, 2021
- FACTS Scholarship, $500 due March 15, 2021
- HBA Scholarship, due March 19, 2021
- Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship, $500-$1,000 due March 26, 2021
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship due March 26, 2021
- Creative Civitan Scholarship, $1,000 due April 15, 2021
- Moving Forward Scholarship, $500 due April 30, 2021
The application is due April 31, 2021 or when we reach our max number of applicants, whichever comes first.
· have a minimum 2.5 GPA
· be accepted into an accredited HBCU college or university
Recent high school graduates in Durham County can receive up to $1,000 each year for two years at Durham Technical Community College. To be eligible, students must enroll in at least six credit hours in a semester immediately after high school. Disbursements are made in $500 payments per semester. (Learn more here.)
High School Navigator: High School Navigator is a one-stop search tool for finding pre-college summer programs or internships or volunteer opportunities for high school students. HS Navigator will help you to filter your search experience based on your diverse subject interest, location, preferred university, program duration, budget, and more. Please use this link to access the Navigator: http://hsnavigator.org/
National Association of Black Accountants: The National Association of Black Accountants is hosting a residency program for 20 minority students who are interested in learning more about accounting at one UNCC campus from June 13-18. Students will be exposed to corporate industries in Charlotte and learn more about accounting, college, business etiquette, professional development, and financial literacy from faculty at UNCC as well as professionals from different organizations. It is a FREE program and one of the 20 students who are invited to attend receive a $500 scholarship. For the application and additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
LatinxEd launches College y Consejos --a FREE, ONLINE college advising space that centers cultura y comunidad for Latinx students in North Carolina. If you’re a Latinx 11th or 12th-grade high school student in NC, you qualify to participate in College y Consejos! https://www.facebook.com/pg/LatinxEducation/posts/
WHAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:
The 12th Annual Northern High School Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held on April 24, 2021 at Umstead Pines Golf and Swim Club. To register yourself or a team please visit nhsknights.com for registration details. We also have sponsorship opportunities on the athletics website. For more information please contact Athletic Director Boo Rigsbee at alan_rigsbee-II@dpsnc.net
Durham Tech University Transfer Program: https://youtu.be/OfrTwGHlcaQ
University transfer degree programs are designed for students who wish to complete two years of college and then transfer to four-year colleges or universities to complete their baccalaureate degrees. | Learn more at www.durhamtech.edu/start
- The Yearbook is holding interviews on Fridays from 12:45 - 1:45. If interested, please visit: bit.ly/PolarisInterviews
- If interested in submitting photos, use this link: bit.ly/PolarisPhotos
- Yearbook orders are live: order here.
Northern High School Polaris
Why buy an ad?
Senior ads are a great way to celebrate and commemorate your graduating senior.
They are one of the only senior traditions we are still able to accomplish this year!
What can go on an ad?
A message from you to your senior
Photographs (consider including childhood photos, current photos, and photos of any major accomplishments!)
Artwork or graphics
Please note that copyrighted material (characters, logos, etc) cannot be printed.
How do I buy an ad?
Digital: Ad content may be submitted digitally via this Google Form: http://bit.ly/NHSSeniorAds21
Physical: Ad content may be dropped off or mailed to:
Northern High School Yearbook
117 Tom Wilkinson Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Please submit copies of photos, not originals.
Any images, photos, etc. you would like included
Your message to your senior
Payments may be made via check (made payable to Northern High School Yearbook - put “Senior Ad” on the memo line) and sent or dropped off to the address above
Cash payments will not be accepted during remote learning.
Payments can also be made through Northern’s website. Be sure to select the correct ad size.
Ad orders and payment are due no later than Friday, March 19th, 2020.
- Senior quote submissions are open! Please forward this link to students: https://tinyurl.com/21nhs-quotes
A copy of the NHS Virtual Parent/Student Handbook can be found here.