The Patriot Premier

The Weekly Update for NPHS families, Sept 30 - Oct 5, 2019

Recap: 4 Day Week for Students

Hello Patriot Family!


Even though last week had 4 days of school for students, they were full days. Monday night there was a good turnout for "Life After High School" (LAHS) night, put on by the Counseling Department. Parents and their seniors learned about applying to college and the trade unions, financial aid, and were able to visit with many representatives from the community, university and military. Some of the feedback was to consider opening this night up for juniors and their parents as well. Wednesday was our Challenge Day and over 50 students and many staff spent the day together in the gym doing activities and engaging in a discussion designed to better appreciate and care for others. At Friday's professional development day we heard from George Curous as a keynote speaker in Hering Auditorium, and while teachers learned about culturally responsive teaching, support staff received training in their areas of expertise. Believe it or not, October visits us on Tuesday of this week...please practice safety as things get darker and icy. Keep reading for this week's events.


Sincerely,

John Fink, Interim Principal NPHS

Last Week...

If you have NPHS pictures or other information you'd like to see included in this weekly newsletter, email me at john.fink@k12northstar.org

This Week: Sept 30 - Oct 5, 2019

Mon 30th: Per 1,2,3,L,4,5,6

•Tasmanian educators arrive at NPHS 12:45 - 2:00 pm to see how we conduct education in the US.


Tue 1st: Per 1,SSP,2,L,4,5

• Regular School Day


Wed 2nd: Per 2,SSP,3,L,5,6

• Regular School Day


Thu 3rd: Per 1,SSP,3,L,4,6

•Volleyball vs WVHS @ NPHS 4:30/5:30/6:30pm


Fri 4th: Per 1,2,3,L,4,5,6

•Flag football vs WVHS @ NPHS 4 pm

•Football vs Kodiak @ NPHS, 7 pm, Senior Night

•Swimming vs All-Schools @ Hamme 6 pm


Sat 5th:

•State XC running @ Bartlett HS


HAVE A GREAT WEEK!

Coming this month...

• Oct 8: Band/Orchestra Concert 6 pm

• Oct 14: Choir Concert 6 pm

• Oct 17 @ 10:17 am: Great Alaska Shakeout

• Oct 18: Eng of Q1/Early Out

• Oct 26: October Bash @ Noon

• Oct 30: Patriot Poetry Recitation Contest @ 6 pm

• Oct 31 & Nov 1: PT Conferences