New Milford High School News Blast

March 2019

Big picture

Green Wave Hockey Hosts State Playoff Game on 3/4

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Ice Hockey Team for a GREAT season so far! NMHS Hockey qualified for States, and is hosting their first playoff game at Canterbury on Monday night, 3/4 at 7:30 pm against BBD (Brookfield, Bethel & Danbury). Come see the game & show your Green Wave Pride!

Conference Scheduling Link is LIVE on 3/4!

Beginning on 3/4, you can click on the button below if you wish to schedule conferences with your child's teacher(s). Appointment times are available on Wednesday, 3/13 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM and Thursday, 3/14 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Varsity Boys Basketball Team Hosts 1st Round State Playoff Game 3/5

Come down and watch the NMHS Varsity Boys Basketball Team on Tuesday night, 3/5 in the Arena in their first round State Playoff Game against Bristol Central. Congratulations Green Wave hoopsters! The game starts at 7:00 pm

Kristen's Kloset Prom Shop Coming to Southington High School on 3/2

A prom shop featuring over 600 new and gently used up-to-date gowns is coming to Southington High School's Freshman Cafe on Saturday, March 2, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Only a small donation is required for each gown. However, if paying a donation presents a financial hardship, please see Mrs. Lambiase in Guidance for a voucher. Or, bring a gown to donate and receive a voucher for a free gown. A school ID is required for entry. For more information, click here.

FOOTLOOSE, The Musical - Tickets are on Sale Now!

Big picture

The NMHS All-School Musical presents "Footloose - The Musical".


Showtimes:

Friday, 3/29 - 7:00 PM Curtain

Saturday, 3/30 - 7:00 PM Curtain

Sunday, 3/31 - 3:00 PM Curtain


Friday, 4/5 - 7:00 PM Curtain

Saturday, 4/6 - 2:00 PM Curtain

Saturday, 4/6 - 7:00 PM Curtain


Tickets:

Online: BUY TICKETS ONLINE or click on the button below

In person: Available at the NMHS Box Office after school, daily 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Over the phone: 860-350-6647, ext. 1552


All seating is reserved and tickets are priced at $10 in advance, or $15 at the door.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Field Trip 3/20

Cybersecurity, Art, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Digital Arts - these are just a handful of the dozens of degree programs offered at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Seniors and juniors can join Mrs White on a field trip to tour the Danbury and Waterbury campuses of Naugatuck Valley Community College on Wednesday, 3/20. Learn about the amazing educational opportunities right here, close to New Milford, where a savvy high school graduate could save a ton of money on college tuition. Sign up in the Career Center. First priority will be given to seniors. Permission slips due by Monday, 3/4.

JUNIORS: College Planning Night is 3/27

Juniors and parents, join the School Counseling Department for College Planning Night on 3/27, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the NMHS Lecture Hall. Admissions reps from Western Connecticut State University, the University of New Haven and Post University will discuss the college application process and answer questions.

Field Trip to Lincoln Tech on 4/2

Not planning on going to college? Ready to get out into the workforce and start making bank? If you're a senior or junior interested in a career in any of the fields listed below, join Mr. Wilson on a campus visit to Lincoln Tech on 4/2, where you'll learn about the skills you'll need to become a professional in one of these careers. Sign up in the Career Center. First Priority will be given to seniors. Permission slips are due by Monday, 3/19.


  • Computer & Network Support
  • Culinary Arts, International Baking & Pastry
  • Nursing (Practical) & Patient Care
  • Medical Assistant Technology, Medical Coding & Billing
  • Dental Assisting
  • Message Therapy
  • Spa & Cosmetology, Aesthetics
  • CNC Machining & Manufacturing
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Welding
  • HVAC
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Automotive & Diesel Technology
  • Collision Repair & Refinishing

JUNIORS: "No Place for Hate" Program 4/2

The "No Place for Hate" seminar for juniors, presented in conjunction with the Anti-Defamation League, will take place in school on the morning of 4/2. "No Place for Hate" teaches participants (students and faculty) the role they need to take in combating bias and bullying as a means to stop the escalation. For more information about the program, visit the ADL website.

Post University Field Trip 4/4

On Thursday, 4/4 join Mrs. Lambiase on a field trip to visit the Post University campus in Waterbury. Tour the academic buildings, dormitories, athletic facilities and more. The cost is $5 per student to attend, and includes lunch in the Post University Dining Hall. Space is limited, and seniors will be given first priority. Permission slips and money due by Thursday, 3/21.

SAT Day is Coming - April 9!

In the coming weeks, stay tuned for an email from Principal Shugrue with detailed information about School SAT Day coming on April 9. Procedures, test security, and many other topics will be covered.

College & Post-Secondary Options Fair 4/10

Students, now that you'll have taken the SATs on 4/9, come to the College & Post Secondary Options Fair, right here at NMHS on Wednesday, April 10. Over 80 colleges, universities, armed force branches, and technical/trade schools will be in attendance. The Fair will take place in the Arena from from 6:30-8:00 PM. Families are welcome!

Post University & Naugatuck Valley Comm. College Instant Decision Day 4/12

Post University and Naugatuck Valley Community College will be at on-site at NMHS for an Instant Decision Day on Friday, 4/12, with appointments available from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.


See your Guidance Counselor or Mrs. Shaffer in the College & Career Center for more information. Participation requires pre-registration before 4/10.

Local Scholarships!

Click on the button below to view a list of local and regional scholarships that are available to New Milford High School seniors. Go to Naviance to find out how to apply. More scholarships will be added soon, so check back. Remember, follow the sponsor's instructions carefully!

Construction Career Days Field Trip May 1st

ABC Building Success (Converted)
Join Mr. Wilson and Mr. Nathan on Wednesday, 5/1 on a field trip to the Construction Pro Rodeo sponsored by Associated Builders & Contractors of Connecticut. The hands-on student expo introduces students to a multitude of post-high school career options in the construction trades. Students will have an opportunity to speak with industry professionals, see demonstrations, attend safety seminars, participate in hands-on activities, and more. For information, click here, or watch the video above. See your Guidance Counselor or Mr. Wilson in 1508 to sign up. The cost of the field trip is $10.00, and requires a permission slip as well as a Parent Waiver/Consent Form, all due by 4/10. Space is limited. Seniors will be given first priority.

SPOTLIGHT on Naviance: Searching for Colleges Using the "SuperMatch" Tool

Ready to start your college search, but not sure where to begin? Watch our video tutorial below to learn how to do a college search in Naviance using the SuperMatch feature!
How to search for colleges in Naviance

2019 AP Exam Information Now Available

Click on the button below for a checklist to help AP students get ready for exam day and to find out more information about the 2019 AP Exam Schedule, as well as test security and administration policies.

French Honor Society Creates 'Valentines for Veterans'

The French Honor Society sponsored "Valentines for Vets" on Friday 2/8, inviting members of Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society to join them in writing and decorating Valentine's Day cards to show appreciation for members of the armed forces. FHS members delivered them to the local VFW after school on 2/14.

Big picture

Attention Parents! The 2019 Grad Party Needs your help -

The 2019 Grad Party Committee invites you to join them. Planning meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm in the teacher’s lounge at NMHS. Volunteers are always welcome!!! Decorating spots are still available. The dates are as follows: 3/7/19, 4/11/19, 5/2/19, & 6/6/19. For more information about upcoming events, fundraising, and ways you can help, please visit their website at Grad Party 2019.

Important Dates to Remember

Activity Day

3/21


No School

3/14 - Parent Conferences


Conferences

3/13 - 2:30 to 4:30 PM

3/14 - 1:00 to 8:00 PM


College Planning Night for Juniors & Parents

3/27


3rd Marking Period Ends

4/3 - (4th Marking Period Begins 4/4)


SAT Administered in School

4/9 - CT SAT School Day - Administered to all NMHS Juniors


NMHS College Fair

4/10 - NMHS Arena - 6:30-8:00 PM


AP Exams

5/6 - 5/17

What's Happening at NMHS in March?

Fri., 3/1 - Mr. & Mrs. Greenwave - 7:00 pm

Mon., 3/4 - Boys V. Hockey v. BBD @ Canterbury School - 7:30 pm

Tue., 3/5 - Boys V. Basketball v. Bristol Central @ Home - 7:00 pm

Fri., 3/29 - All-School Musical - 7:00 pm

Sat., 3/30 - All-School Musical - 7:00 pm

Sun., 3/31 - All-School Musical - 3:00 pm

Fri., 4/5 - All-School Musical - 7:00 pm

Sat., 4/6 - All-School Musical - 2:00 pm

Sat., 4/6 - All-School Musical - 7:00 pm

College Visits for SENIORS and JUNIORS

Admissions Reps from the following colleges and universities will be visiting the College & Career Center in March & April. Visit Naviance online to register to meet with a Rep, and/or check for additions and/or changes to the schedule.


Mon., 3/4 - Savannah College of Art and Design - 8:30 am

Mon., 3/4 - Albertus Magnus College - 10:00 am

Tue., 3/12 - Sienna College - 11:30 am

Mon., 3/18 - Johnson & Wales University (Providence) - 11:30 am

Thu., 3/21- University of New Haven - 11:00 am

Mon. 3/25 - University of Colorado at Boulder -11:00 am

Thu., 3/28 - Albertus Magnus College - 10:30 am

Mon., 4/1 - University of Kentucky - 11:00 am

Fri., 4/5 - Binghamton University - 9:30 am

Big picture

NMHS Jobs Board is Now Online!

Employment opportunities for students can now be found online at www.smore.com/vmk1y, or by clicking on the button below. Looking to make some coin? Check it out!