Northeast Insider (Family Edition)

September 25, 2022- October 1, 2022

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Northeast High School Vision

Northeast High School educates, empowers, and enables all students to become contributing citizens who can succeed in an ever-changing world. We are committed to having high expectations for all students while fostering a community of respect and responsibility.

A brief message from our Principal

Week 4 begins tomorrow :)

Good afternoon RAMily,

Although last week was extremely busy, this week will be even more jammed packed with events. Starting our week we will have NWEA testing for our 9th and 10th students, which will alter our daily schedule for the whole school. Included in this newsletter is the schedule we will follow on Tuesday and Wednesday. Students will not be permitted to have their cell phones during their testing sessions, so please have a conversation with them regarding this; and plan accordingly. Our testing sessions will held over two days and should last no longer than 90 minutes.

We will also have our first senior meeting on Monday at 10am for all graduating seniors, and a Senior Parent Night Meeting on Wednesday from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Additionally, Herf Jones will be on campus for seniors to place their first graduation orders from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

This past Friday we implemented the clear bag policy for extra-curricular athletic events. This weeks home game against High Point Central will be the first time NEHS will have body scanners, and additional safety measures in place for entry into events. Please familiarize yourself with the below information in order to prepare for entry. This change is one of several updates being made as the district reviews safety procedures on its campuses. We thank you for your assistance in keeping our venues safe and welcoming for all guests.

Lastly, we will distribute progress reports this week on Tuesday. Please make sure you have already set up your Power Parent account so you are able to monitor your students progress throughout the year, and not have to wait until progress reports or report cards to know how your students are progressing. Know that if you have any questions/concerns our Northeast High staff is available by phone or email to assist. Please allow a 24-48 hour response time on all emails and phone calls. It is important that parents and guardians partner with Northeast High School staff quickly, so that we can ensure a plan is in place for all of our scholars to be successful.

I look forward to continuing to meet with students, parents, and community members. Please know that I am only a phone call away, and for immediate needs you may stop by the school.

Thank you for your support.


KaTrinka Brown, Ed.S.

Proud Principal
Northeast High School

Meet our Administrative Team...

This year our administrative team will divide up responsibilities by grade level. We ask that contact be made with the respective administrator regarding any concerns.

Urgent: In-School Vaccination Clinic Opportunity (Seniors)

As you know, students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade, and 12th grade are required to show proof of immunization within the first 30 days of the first date of attendance of school. After those 30 days, students may be excluded from school until proof is shown. To prevent any students from being excluded from school, we have partnered with GCDPH to establish in-school vaccination clinics at the below ten schools across the district:

  • Mendenhall Middle
  • Page High
  • Jamestown Middle
  • Ragsdale High
  • Academy at Lincoln
  • Dudley High
  • Ferndale Middle
  • High Point Central
  • Northeast Middle
  • Northeast High


Parents need to complete the form requesting students to receive their vaccination at school using this link: Immunization Permission Form Link HERE. It is imperative that this is done as soon as possible to ensure that GCDPH can prepare to have everything needed (paperwork, vaccine, staff) for the clinic. The link will lock Tuesday, September 27th @ 9am.

Below is the Clinic Schedule:

  • Mendenhall Middle 9-11: 30 and Page High 1-4 – Wednesday, 9/28
  • Jamestown Middle 9 – 11:30 and Ragsdale High 1-4 – Thursday, 9/29
  • Academy at Lincoln 9 – 11: 30 and Dudley High 1-4 – Friday, 9/30
  • Ferndale Middle 9-11:30 and High Point Central High 1-4 – Monday, 10/3
  • Northeast Middle 9-11:30 and Northeast High 1-4 – Tuesday, 10/4

If parents have questions related to Fee of vaccination – please call 336-641-4708.

Other vaccination questions should be referred to our school nurse.

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Student Shout Outs

PTSA Students of the Month Breakfast

RAM Nation Updates

Effective 9/23/22 GCS Implemented a Clear Bag Policy for all Athletics Events

Beginning September 23, 2022, fans will only be allowed to bring clear bags to Guilford County Schools (GCS) athletic events. Please review our Frequently Asked Questions to help plan your visit to GCS athletic events.

Why did GCS implement this procedure?
The safety of our students, staff, and fans is a top priority. Guilford County Schools is constantly enhancing emergency and safety protocols through ongoing collaboration and partnership with law enforcement agencies, community partners and other urban school districts.

What types of bags are allowed?
You are permitted to bring:
Clear plastic or vinyl bags that are no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”
One gallon-sized clear plastic storage bag
Small, clutch bags that are no larger than 4.5” x 6.5”

What types of bags are not allowed?
You are NOT permitted to bring:
Purses larger than a clutch bag
Fanny Packs
Cinch/Drawstring bags
Computer/Camera Bags

Are all non-clear bags and purses prohibited?
No, medical bags, as well as diaper bags with an infant/toddler present, are allowed but are subject to inspection at the entrance. Small clutch purses, with or without a handle or strap, are also permitted and subject to inspection.

How many bags can each person bring into the athletic venue?
One large clear bag – either a one-gallon zip style bag or a 12" by 6" by 12" clear bag – plus a small purse-type clutch. The larger clear bag must be a standard 12" by 6" by 12" made of clear PVC vinyl and is easily searched. The one-gallon zip-style bag is readily available and easily inspected. The small clutch allows privacy for small personal items and is easily searched.

Can fans carry cameras and other devices separately from what they put in a clear bag?
Yes, a camera and other devices can be carried into the venue if they are not in their own bag. This is not a restriction on items that visitors have previously been able to bring into the stadium. It is only a restriction on the type of container used to carry items.

What happens if a person shows up at a venue with a bag that is not permitted?
Fans carrying bags that do not meet the criteria will be turned away from the venue at or near the gates. They will have the opportunity to return prohibited items to their car.

Is this procedure just for certain athletic events?
No, clear bags and the noted exceptions will be required at all GCS athletic events.

Will the media be allowed to bring bags into the venue?
Yes, appropriately credentialed members of the media will be allowed to bring bags into the venue.
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All athletes are invited to attend an NCAA Eligibility presentation on our campus, Sept 28 at 6:30pm in the Auditorium. There will be an NCSS Compliance Officer present to give our athletes more information about playing sports beyond high school. They really enforce the importance of academics and attendance in high school.

NWEA Testing this week

This Tuesday, September 27th and Wednesday, September 28th; our 9th and 10th grade students will take the NWEA MAP assessments. The NWEA MAP Test (Measures of Academic Progress) is an adaptive achievement and growth test. It creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student's learning level—precisely measuring progress and growth for each individual student.

Our schedule has been modified (listed below) to include Homeroom on Tuesday and Wednesday for 90 minutes. During this time student cell phones will be collected in order to not compromise our testing environment. Parents/Guardians please ensure your students are aware of this, and get plenty of rest so that he/she can do their very best. This data will be used to support their teachers instructional practices this school year.

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GCS District Support Services Available

Families Requested to Fill out Free Lunch Application for 2022-23 School Year

The federal waivers that allowed districts to serve meals to all students for free have expired. Families are encouraged to fill out a free meal application at to qualify for meal benefits during the 2022-23 school year. The application is available in English and Spanish.

Brainfuse Help Now = Free Online Tutoring 24-7

Guilford Parent Academy offers a wide array of FREE digitally-focused resources for parents and educators available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Brainfuse Help Now is online tutoring designed to assist the student and family in literacy, math science, and so much more. Just another way families can engage with their students at home. Click Here to create an account and explore.

Need Help? GCS Family Tech Toolkit to the Rescue...

We are excited to help all students thrive! These technology resources are your keys to navigating your child's GCS journey.

  • Clever
  • Go Guardian
  • Canvas
  • Power School
  • Here Comes the Bus
  • District Devices
Student Technology Service Page

This links to tech service's student page. It has all the information students might need when utilizing their technology school resouces.


Become a member of NEHS PTSA today!

$5 cash or

· Senior student is eligible for PTSA scholarships!

· Get emails about monthly meetings

· Join a committee to support students and teachers

We want to link up...

Don't forget to add Harris Teeter's Together in Education to your VIC card. NEHS PTSA school code is: 8609.

Upcoming Community Events this week

Guilford County Public Library Updates

  • September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Come by anytime to get a new card for FREE or a replacement card for $1. It truly is the smartest card in your wallet. Glenwood is seeking mature, teens ages 15 and up to volunteer for service learning hours. Please contact Cindy Dye at 336-297-5000.
  • Kids Construction drop-in LEGO Club meets the 3rd Monday of each month - Monday, September 19 from 2-4 pm. More games to play, more materials to build with, and more friends to meet. The first hour is reserved for homeschoolers.
  • Library Card Palooza on Friday, September 30 at 3:30 pm. Get a library card or use your GCS Goals Account. Check out 10 books and get a prize. Music, Dance Party, My First Library Card photo booth, and Superhero crafts.

College Fair Coming to GTCC-Colfax Event Center on Oct. 5th

The Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officials (CACRAO) will host a College Fair on October 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Conference Center at GTCC Cameron Campus, 7908 Leabourne Road, Colfax. The event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register
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Sunday, September 25th, 2022

No events

Monday, September 26th, 2022

No events

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

NWEA Testing (9th & 10th Grade)

Final Day for registration for vaccine clinic (Seniors)

Home Volleyball game against Southern @ 5:00pm/6:15pm

Home Soccer game against Southern @ 6:00pm

Home Tennis match against Smith @ 5:00pm

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

NWEA Testing (9th & 10th Grade)

Away Tennis match against Atkins @ 5:00pm

Senior/NCAA Parent Meeting @ 6:00pm-7:30pm

Thursday, September 29th 2022

Away Volleyball game HP Central @ 5:00pm/6:15pm

Away Soccer game HP Central @ 6:00pm

Friday, September 30th, 2022

Home Varsity Football game HP Central @ 7:30pm

Saturday, October 1st, 2022

No events

NEHS Policy Reminders (Parents Remind Students)

Tardy Policy
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