News @ North

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

After School Activities

Anime Club

The Anime Club regularly scheduled meeting is Wednesdays from 2:30 to
4:00pm in room 606. We're planning some exciting things this year!

Sponsor to contact: Mr. Blue

ELF (English Language Friends) Club Meeting!

Wednesday, Sep. 9th, 2:15-3:45pm

Mrs. Tallant's Room (717)

If you are interested in joining ELF Club, we would love for you to come to our first meeting! Newcomers are very welcome!

Our Mission: Helping EL and foreign exchange students feel comfortable in the North Gwinnett community.

Our Vision: Creating a North Gwinnett community without linguistic or cultural barriers.

Our Website:

Contact Us:

HOSA Meeting!!!

Wednesday, Sep. 9th, 2:30pm

Multipurpose Room

Are you interested in a career in healthcare? Come out to our first meeting on Wednesday, September 9th at 2:30 in the Multipurpose Room to kick off the new year!

Contact and connect with us by following us on social media for more information to help jumpstart an interest in an amazing field:

Follow us on:

Twitter: @nghs_hosa

Facebook: North Gwinnett High School HOSA


Subscribe to our Remind 101:

Text @northHOSA to 81010


Pinnies Needed

The fall lacrosse league needs red and white pinnies, so please bring your practice pinny to Coach Palocsik's room by Wednesday, September 9th--or sooner! We greatly appreciate your help!

Girls' Conditioning

Girls' lacrosse conditioning will begin the week of Labor day and start
Wednesday after school. Please meet in Coach Dalton's room, 705, for the
first day Wednesday at 2:30

It's Raining

Today's Freshmen softball games at Mill Creek have been cancelled due to
inclement weather. There will be no practice today, but there will be
practice tomorrow immediately after school.
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Support our Competition Cheerleaders!

The Varsity and JV Competition cheerleading teams have their first
competition of the season on Saturday, 9/12 at Mill Creek High School! Both
teams will be performing after 1 o'clock. We'd love to see the North
Gwinnett fans come out to support!

NG Pink and Blue Out Shirts!

The North Gwinnett Annual Pink Out Celebration for our community's cancer survivors will be merged this year with GHSA's state-wide Blue Out to raise awareness for prostate cancer. We will be playing Mill Creek on September 25th.

The official Pink and Blue Out shirt is now available for pre-order through MyPaymentsPlus for $15 each! This year they are short-sleeved and you get to choose Pink or Blue. Sizes available youth small through adult 3XL. Shirts must be ordered by September 10th to guarantee size. They will be delivered to the school the week of Pink Out, so we can wear them all over Suwanee on September 25th to show our support of our survivors!

Student Leadership Opportunity

We will host the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy again this year at NGHS. A team of 30 students will be selected to go through a year-long leadership development program including the creation of several service projects.

To see an overview of the program, please visit the website
Our meetings will be after school once a month on Tuesdays.

Applications are now open - they are due on Friday, September 11th.
Students from grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply.
The application is a brief online personal reflection.
To apply, please go to the link

If you have any questions, please see Ms Baker in 918 or email



Aren't you just fired up to kick off Beta this year?!

Beta Campfire (our annual retreat) is this Friday in the theater from 2:30-5:30 PM!

Also, please pay dues via

National Honor Society is back!

New members: Induction is next Monday, Sept 14th!

All members: Our first meeting is Thursday, Sept 17th in the morning or afternoon.

Pay dues on

North Gwinnett Equestrian Team

The first Equestrian Team meeting is next Monday, September 14th at 7:00 PM at Cara Brooks' houses. Be sure to be present because we have a lot to discuss about our first horse show of the season!

Dance/Step Team

2015-2016 Dance/Stepteam tryouts will be held on September 15, 2015 thru September 17, 2015 from 2:30pm until 4:00pm in the Theater Lobby. Anyone interested please come see Mrs. Stephens in room 100 for information before September 4, 2015. You must have a physical completed and turn in by September 11, 2015. Go Bulldogs.

Mr. B's Summer Europe Trips

Mr. Blankenship will hold an informational meeting about a 2nd summer 2016 Europe trip. The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 17th at 6:30 pm in room 500 – the Multi-Purpose Room - located next to the Java Dawg Café. The travel dates of this (12) day trip will be from June 19th to June 30th, and we will visit: Italy, Vatican City, France, Monaco, and Spain. You may come to room 612 to pick up further information.

For those interested in signing up for the waiting list for the 1st trip (June 4th to June 15th) to: Portugal, Spain, British Gibraltar and the Kingdom of Morocco – you may also get information at the Sept. 17th meeting. If you have any questions please e-mail

Career Exploration

North Gwinnett will be administering the ASVAB Career Exploration Test on

Thursday, September 17th. If you are interested, please come to the
Counseling Office to sign up. 9th graders are not permitted to take the


Yearbooks are on sale now. NEW this year- YOU CAN CHOOSE THE COLOR OF YOUR COVER!! Visit Order before December 30, 2015 to make sure you get your favorite color.

Deca Fall Rally

Friday, Oct. 16th, 6:15pm

401 Golden Isles Parkway

Perry, GA

• Why?
o Listen to GREAT motivational speakers, participate in marketing competitions, network with members from all over Georgia and have FUN at the Fair!
• How Much?
o The cost is $55 and cover your admission, all day ride armband, and transportation
• What do you need to do to go?
 Attend a required meeting at 6:40 am on Wednesday, October 14th
 Turn in permission forms by 9/11/15.

Test Prep @ North

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