New Milford High School News Blast
Dear Parents and Students:
Welcome Back! A new school year has started and I’m happy to report that we have had an exceptionally smooth opening. Students and staff have acclimated well and seem to have gotten back to the routine of school.
Congratulations to Mr. David Syzdek! Mr. Syzdek is our music teacher, specifically instrumental music and has been named New Milford’s Teacher of the Year! This is a well-deserved honor to a wonderfully dedicated teacher.
With any new school year comes change. Please join us in welcoming the following new teachers:
- David Backer - Special Ed
- Michelle Bouchard - Psychologist
- Miranda Gursky - Special Ed
- Danielle Kiser - Special Ed
- Christine Santorella - Special Ed
- Christine Taylor - Science
- Karen Vaughn - World Languages
- Amy Woronick - Special Ed
We recently held our Open House with strong attendance from parents. Thank you! I truly believe that New Milford High School is a great school that offers tremendous opportunities for our students in and out of the classroom. I hope to see you all out and about at the many exciting events to come this year.
Here’s to a happy and successful school year!
Greg P. Shugrue, Principal
Couldn't make Mr. Shugrue's Open House Presentation?
Attention SENIOR parents! - Save the dates
Senior Planning Night - October 3rd @ 7:00 p.m. in the Theater
Senior year is an exciting year but can also be stressful for students and parents balancing schoolwork, extracurricular activities and the college application process. You are invited to join the counselors as they present information on helping you and your student navigate your way through the process.
Financial Aid Night - October 10th @ 7:00 p.m. in the Theater
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be filed beginning October 1st for any student entering their freshman year of college next fall. Julie Savino, Director of Financial Aid at Sacred Heart University, will present information to help you and your student navigate your way through the Financial Aid process. Both students and parents are encouraged to attend.
PARENTS: Please join us for a special presentation:
- College Applications
- College/Career Search
- Requesting Letters of Recommendation
Sign up in Naviance (click HERE).
From your Home Page: Go to the "Colleges" tab, then scroll down under "Visits".
The deadline to register and pay for your AP exams is Thursday, October 4th. Pay online below.
College Essay Assistance
Spirit Week 2018
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!!! If you are interested in decorating an area please come to our October meeting to secure an area. The dates are as follows:
- 10/3 (Wednesday)
For more information about upcoming events, fundraising, and ways you can help, please visit their website at Grad Party 2019.
New Milford Athletic Hall of Fame
Congratulations to the New Milford High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees:
- Alfred “Sonny” Zaloski ’47
- Bryan Riley ’75
- Maggie Rinaldi-Chappuis ’80
- Trey Lavalette ’82
- John McCafferty ’83
- Louis Heaton ’84
- John Ndukwu ’84
- Alexis Thompson Kleinhans ’90
- Morgan Brady Degan ’97
- Jeanna Bradle Freeman ’06
- Meghan Johnson Lyon ’08
- Conor Kirkegard ’12
If you’re interested in learning more about the Athletic Hall of Fame and the Class of 2018, or would like to attend the induction banquet on October 27, 2018, please visit nmhsahof.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tue., 10/2/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 6:30 p.m.
Tue., 10/2/18 - Varsity Girls Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Wed., 10/3/18 - Senior Planning Night - 7:00 p.m.
Thu., 10/4/18 - "Hidden in Plain Sight" - 7:00 p.m.
Fri., 10/5/18 - Varsity Boys Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Fri., 10/5/18 - Harlem Wizards Event - 7:00 p.m.
Sat., 10/6/18 - Varsity Girls Volleyball - 11:15 a.m.
Mon., 10/8/18 - Varsity Girls Volleyball - 6:00 p.m.
Tue., 10/9/18 - Varsity Boys Cross Country - 5:00 p.m.
Tue., 10/9/18 - Varsity Girls Cross Country - 4:30 p.m.
Tue., 10/9/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 6:30 p.m.
Wed., 10/10/18 - Varsity Girls Volleyball - 5:30 p.m.
Wed., 10/10/18 - Financial Aid Night - 7:00 p.m.
Thu., 10/11/18 - Varsity Girls Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Sat., 10/13/18 - Varsity Football Homecoming Game - 12:00 p.m.
Sat., 10/13/19 - Homecoming Dance - 7:00 p.m.
Mon., 10/15/18 - Varsity Girls Soccer - 4:15 p.m.
Mon., 10/15/18 - National Honor Society Induction - 7:00 p.m.
Tue., 10/16/18 - Varsity Boys Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Tue., 10/16/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 5:30 p.m.
Tue., 10/16/18 - Varsity Girls Swimming and Diving - 7:00 p.m.
Wed., 10/17/18 - Varsity Girls Volleyball - 5:30 p.m.
Thu., 10/18/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 5:30 p.m.
Thu., 10/18/18 - Varsity Girls Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Thu., 10/18/18 - Varsity Girls Volleyball - 5:30 p.m.
Sat., 10/20/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 11:00 a.m.
Sun., 10/21/18 - Antique Show
Mon., 10/22/18 - Varsity Field Hockey - 5:30 p.m.
Mon., 10/22/18 - Math Honor Society Induction - 7:00 p.m.
Tue., 10/23/18 - Varsity Boys Soccer - 6:00 p.m.
Thu., 10/25/18 - Picture Make-ups/Re-takes
Thu., 10/25/18 - Wind Ensemble/Advanced Chorus Concert - 7:00 p.m.
Fri., 10/26/18 - Girls Volleyball - 5:30 p.m.
College Visits for SENIORS and JUNIORS
Admissions Reps from the following colleges and universities will be visiting the College & Career Center in October. Visit Naviance online to register to meet with a Rep, and/or check for additions and/or changes to the schedule.
10/1/2018 - 9:30am - University of Bridgeport
10/2/2018 - 8:00am - Stonehill College
10/2/2018 - 9:30am - Eastern Connecticut State University
10/4/2018 - 7:45am - Roanoke College
10/4/2018 - 8:30am - Bryant University
10/4/2018 - 10:30am - Sarah Lawrence College
10/4/2018 - 11:30am - Drexel University
10/4/2018 - 1:00pm - Bentley University
10/4/2018 - 10:00am - Sage College of Albany
10/4/2018 - 12:00pm - Iona College
10/9/2018 - 8:00am - Mount Saint Mary College
10/9/2018 - 11:00am - Central Connecticut State University
10/10/2018 - 11:00am - Hofstra University
10/11/2018 - 8:00am - Gettysburg College
10/11/2018 - 9:00am - Hartwick College
10/11/2018 - 10:30am - Cedar Crest College
10/11/2018 - 8:30am - Siena College
10/11/2018 - 12:00pm - The George Washington University
10/12/2018 - 8:00am - Beacon College
10/12/2018 - 11:00am - Western Connecticut State University
10/12/2018 - 11:45am - Southern Connecticut State University
10/12/2018 - 10:30am - Salve Regina University
10/15/2018 - 9:45am - Hampden-Sydney College
10/15/2018 - 10:30am - Washington College
10/15/2018 - 11:45am - Wagner College
10/16/2018 - 8:30am - Bucknell University
10/16/2018 - 9:30am - The Culinary Institute of America- NY (Main Campus)
10/16/2018 - 11:30am - Northeastern University
10/18/2018 - 10:30am - CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice
10/18/2018 - 11:30am - Boston University
10/18/2018 - 12:00pm - Springfield College
10/19/2018 - 8:30am - University at Albany (SUNY)
10/19/2018 - 11:00am - Roger Williams University
10/19/2018 - 11:45am - Salem State University
10/19/2018 - 8:00am - Lasell College
10/24/2018 - 7:45am - Endicott College
10/24/2018 - 11:30am - University of New Hampshire
10/24/2018 - 12:00pm - Ringling College of Art and Design (FL)
10/25/2018 - 10:00am - Morrisville State College
10/25/2018 - 11:00am - Stony Brook University, SUNY
10/25/2018 - 12:30pm - Muhlenberg College
10/25/2018 - 8:00am - Binghamton University - SUNY
10/29/2018 - 9:00am - Sacred Heart University
10/29/2018 - 10:00am - University of Dayton
10/29/2018 - 11:30am - The University of Scranton
10/30/2018 - 10:30am - Bard College
10/30/2018 - 11:45am - Saint Joseph's College - Maine
10/30/2018 - 9:45am - Johnson & Wales University, Providence
10/31/2018 - 8:30am - Mitchell College