Northbrook Focus

February 8, 2019

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Important Dates to Remember

  • Super Saturday: February 9 @ Mountain View HS - Lady Lions vs. Creekland @ 3:00 pm
  • Winter Guard Competition: February 16 @ River Ridge HS
  • Progress Reports: February 19
  • Readers Rally Competition: February 23 @ PRHS
  • Basketball & Cheer Banquet: February 26
  • Book Fair: March 4 - March 8
  • Rising 9th Grader Extracurricular Night: March 12 @ 6:30 pm, PRHS
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8th Grade Parents

NEW for Northbrook Parents!
  • Do you want to learn more about the Peachtree Ridge Cluster options, PRHS Career Pathways and key topics pertaining to your student's middle and high school years? Check out the Student/Parent Advisement Videos ready for you to watch.
  • Go to the Northbrook Website Home page, click on the Parent Tab, and then Parent Advisement Lessons.
  • If you have any further questions about the information presented, please contact Gwen Danner at 678-407-7139.
March, 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm - Extracurricular Night
  • Peachtree Ridge High School is hosting an event for Rising 9th grade students and parents to showcase the many clubs, activities, and sports students can participate in while attending PRHS.
Mark your calendar and sign up now! July 18, 2019 - Preview the Ridge and Lion's Learning Institute
  • Preview the Ridge will help students to become more comfortable and confident about being at PRHS.
  • Students will: Learn about transition to high school and the Peachtree Ridge Freshman Academy, take a tour of PRHS, learn about graduation requirements, discuss time management and study skills, have Q & A time with upperclassmen and have time to meet other future Lions!
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Lion's Learning Institute is designed for students who plan to take AP classes. 12:00 - 4:00 pm on 7/18/19
  • Registration is open Feb. 1 - July 6, 2019. Register for Preview the Ridge on the Northbrook or PRHS websites, or click on this link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfzVPmujxSKDE3nUy2mNdttTSoVur-GSoclZwXvpHNSs6BCyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Counselors' Corner

Career Inventory

Next week Mrs. Pomera will conduct a lesson to 6th grade students about the Georgia Career Information System which, provides current and accurate occupational and educational information to schools and agencies throughout Georgia in order to help students make informed career choices. I encourage you to have a conversation with your child about career paths and what they have learned. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Pomera at 678-407-7138.



Boys On the Rise Mentor Club

Mrs. Pomera conducted the monthly meeting with the Boys on the Rise mentor group. Mr. Christopher Poe our guest speaker discussed with the boys the importance of building positive relationships with peers and adults, and the effects it can have on them. The mentors then had an opportunity to teach the boys their tie-tying knowledge they had gained from their fathers, grandfathers, uncles on to our Northbrook boys. It was truly a treat to see the smiles on their faces!

Book Fair is Coming....23 Days and Counting!

Visit our school’s homepage to hear the latest Book Fair news! If you are interested in volunteering at the Book Fair, Please email our Media Specialist, Mr. Cabezas, nicole_cabezas@gwinnett.k12.ga.us


https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/northbrookmiddleschool1

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