New Tech News

March 17th

Dates To Know

  • March 20th: FLEX, 9:00am arrival

  • March 20th: Renaissance lunch

  • March 27th: New Tech’s Day Out

  • April 2nd-3rd: Capstone Presentations

  • April 3rd: FLEX, 9:00am arrival

  • April 4th: Shattered Dreams

  • April 9th: English 1 STAAR

  • April 10th: FLEX, 9:00am arrival, and Renaissance lunch for early prom ticket purchases

  • April 11th: English 2 STAAR

  • April 13th: The Day

  • April 17th: Falcon Fling at 5:30 pm (live and silent auction, In N Out burger, and more!)

  • April 18th: Senior Day Trip and Lock In

  • April 25th: NHS Induction at 6:30

  • April 30th: Renaissance Lunch

  • May 1st: Talent Show and underclass awards (during school day)

  • May 4th: Jr/Sr Prom

  • May 6th-17th: AP Exams

  • May 11th: Coppell Run to Fund

  • May 15th: Senior Dinner at Great Wolf Lodge

  • May 17th-23rd: Final Exams

  • May 23rd: Graduation Practice at IBC at 12:00pm

  • May 23rd: Last Day of School

  • May 24th: Graduation at IBC at 3:00pm

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A Word About Dates

You will notice that the list of dates helps carry us through the end of the year. Hard to believe that we are just a little over 2 months away from graduation... but there it is! If I've left off a date that you are curious to know, please email Batik sbatik@coppellisd.com

NHS Applications Due March 29th

NTH@C Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors,


The applications for New Tech’s chapter of National Honor Society are now open. NHS membership is open to students in grades 10-12 who meet the required standards in four areas of evaluation: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students will be selected for membership by majority vote of a five-member faculty council. Applications are due to Mr. Greenwalt’s room by Friday, March 29th at 4:10 pm. No late submissions will be accepted.

Candidates will be notified regarding selection or non-selection once the faculty council has reviewed and approved the applications. Following notification, a formal induction ceremony will be held at NTH@C on April 25th at 6:30 pm to recognize the newly selected members.


NHS Membership Application


Please let Mr. Greenwalt or the NHS officer team know if you have any questions,


NHS Officer Team

New Tech High @ Coppell

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Guest speaker for 10th and 11th grades on March 20th

Parents and Learners,

We will have a guest speaker during our FLEX day this week who will be addressing the topic of drug awareness. Since our rookies and seniors are tied up in daylong projects, this will be for our sophomores and juniors. Parents that are interested in hearing his parent presentation will be Wednesday March 20th at 7pm at CHS. His Bio is below.



RICK CALVERT

Assistant United States Attorney Northern District of Texas


Section Chief OCDETF/ Narcotics Northern District of Texas 2019 - present

Deputy Criminal Chief OCDETF/Narcotics Northern District of Texas 2012 - 2019

Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Texas 2002 - present

Assistant District Attorney Rockwall County Texas 1992-2002

1989 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University (Criminal Justice)

1991 graduate of Ole Miss Law School (J.D. with Honors)



In 2010, Rick was the recipient of the Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant United States Attorney. He has been the lead prosecutor in a number of multi-year criminal investigations targeting Mexican drug cartels operating within the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.



He has also been the lead prosecutor in a couple of recent high profile cases in the Dallas area including the Heroin Overdose Death of Rian Lashley (in Plano, TX.), and the murder for hire case of Sr. Kendra Hatcher (downtown Dallas).

NACAC National College Fair

The NACAC National College Fair is coming to Dallas on March 23 from 1-4pm. The event is free, but you must register before attending. Go to https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/dallas-college-fair/#tab_0 for more information and to register if you would like to attend.

US Service Academies Forum

Good Morning,


The Colony High School will be hosting a US Service Academies Forum on April 13, 2019 from 8am-12pm. If you are interested in applying to one of the service academies, then this is a great opportunity to network and learn more about each school. There will be representatives from the US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, US Merchant Marine Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and local ROTC.


This event is open to all middle and high school students AND parents and is free to attend. If you have any questions, then please e-mail Chelsea Payne at chelsea.payne@mail.house.gov.


The Colony High School is located at 4301 Blair Oaks Dr, The Colony, TX 75056.


Thanks,


Kennington

CISD Night at the Ballpark

⚾ Tickets for CISD Night at the Ballpark on Wednesday, April 3, are now on sale. To sit in the New Tech section go to https://groupmatics.events/event/Newtech25. Hope to see you there‼️
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The Day

The sign-ups for The Day are now open on www.jointheday.org. If you want a guaranteed t-shirt size, make sure you sign up and turn in your permission slip by March 20th. The sign-ups will close on April 5th.

The permission slip attached to this email needs to be turned in to the folder in the front office that is labeled “The Day” after you have signed up online.

If you want to be grouped with your friends, make sure to sign up with a team name when you fill out the google form. The groups are up to 10 people.

If you have any questions feel free to email thedaystaff@gmail.com

Thank you!

The Day Committee

Senior Event Information

Senior Parents,


Please see the document linked here for information regarding senior events this semester. The information entailed includes the senior essentials package (senior/parent dinner and graduation included), senior day, prom, and project graduation. You or your senior are able to purchase these items through the front office, or through the PTSO website. Here is the link for all of the information: google doc.


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Nikki Smith at nsmith@newtech.coppellisd.com.

Lost your photo ID?


Students who have lost their ID cards can go to our website legacystudios.com at the top of the paige says ID cards they can choose that option and order an ID, it will ship to their home for $5.00.

Updated Shuttle Schedule

Please click here for the updated shuttle schedule