NG News

October 14th, 2016

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Word of the day: "mutable"

  1. given to changing; constantly changing; fickle or inconstant: the mutable ways of fortune.
  2. liable or subject to change or alteration.



In a sentence: "His stories warn readers not to understand his characters too quickly--their motives will always be mixed, their emotions always mutable, their voices always revealing."

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NGHS Unity

The North Gwinnett Players (10/14) & (10/15)

The North Gwinnett Players opens the 2016-2017 theater season with the one-act comedy YOU CANT TAKE IT WITH YOU October 14th & 15th at 7pm.


Don't miss it!!

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SENIOR YEARBOOK AD DEADLINE (10/23)

The SENIOR YEARBOOK AD DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! The original deadline was October 15, 2016, but it has been extended 1 week. Please create, purchase and submit senior ads atwww.yearbookordercenter.com by Sunday, October 23, 2016.
This is the FINAL deadline.

Gwinnett County Great Days of Service (10/17) - (10/21)


Next week (Oct 17-21) is the Gwinnett County Great Days of Service. As a school, we will collect non-perishable food and personal hygiene products for the North Gwinnett Co-op through Advisement classes. The Advisement class that collects the most items per person will win a breakfast treat for the following week, so encourage your student to bring things for next week’s Advisement.


Items needed:

Beans (black, kidney, pinto, baked, etc.)
Canned Vegetables
Spaghetti Noodles and Sauce
Canned meats (tuna, chicken, etc.)
Soup (not Ramen)
Rice
Boxed Potato Mixes
Canned Pasta
Coffee
Juice
Cereal
Oatmeal
Peanut Butter
Jelly
Deodorant
Shampoo/Conditioner
Toothbrush/Toothpaste
Toilet Paper
Baby Diapers
Powder Laundry detergent
Dish Soap
Paper Towels


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North Has Talent! (10/19)

North Has Talent! The annual talent show will take place Wednesday, October
19th at 6PM in the NGHS Theater. Admission is $5 and all proceeds go to the
NGHS Relay for Life team! Interested in performing? Stop by Mrs, Grosso's
room (706) to pick up an application! Tryouts will take place October
11th-13th. Contact stuco@northgwinnett.com for more details!

Pink Out!

It's time to order your Pink Out Shirt for the NGHS Annual Pink Out Game on
Friday, October 28th. For those of you who are new to NGHS, this is a huge
deal for our community. It is a time when we come together to celebrate not
just breast cancer survivors, but all cancer survivors. We have a special
reception for cancer survivors and we honor them at halftime of the
football game. We have some really special things planned for this year's
Pink Out, so I hope you and your family will join us!

How do I order my shirt(s)?
Just go through MyPaymentsPlus and choose the Community Events section.
(In anticipation of a colder October we are also offering a long sleeve
option this year!)
Orders are due by October 14th.
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Do you want to be a PEER TUTOR?

Visit www.northgwinnett.com click on Interventions box located in the lower right-hand corner.

  • You will find general information regarding being a peer tutor.
  • View the contract agreement between tutor and tutee.
  • Sign up to be a peer tutor by using the link “Click here to volunteer to tutor.”
  • You will be added to a list of volunteers and matched with a student. You can also assist students in "Mandatory Tutoring" during all lunch periods.

Community Service hours are given to Peer tutors.
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Communication

We are always working to increase NGHS communication outlets with you and your student.


Consider joining the following groups/social media outlets to learn more about NGHS events and information - these are for parents AND students.

Our North Gwinnett Homepage
We are in the process of updating our NGHS website. Please save this link as your resource for all critical information about NGHS. If you can not find a resource, let us know, so we can continue to strengthen the tool for our community.
Northgwinnett.com

Leadership 101 Remind Group
Receive announcements and information about community service and leadership opportunities.
Text @leadnghs to 81010

NGHS Athletics Twitter
Join our Twitter feed to receive information and updates about our sports programs, team updates, and athlete updates.
@NGHSAthletics


Are We Missing Anything?

If your sport or club would like to share a message with the student body, let us know! Feel free to send us questions and suggestions.

These announcements run off of YOUR submissions! Teachers and Staff, please contact ngnews@northgwinnett.com with anything you'd like included in each days announcements! Thanks.