News @ North

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

After School Activities

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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!



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

Fall Parent Night

Tuesday, Sep. 22nd, 6:30-8pm

20 Level Creek Road Northwest

Suwanee, GA

Breakout Sessions:

Freshman Parent Meeting
Theatre (Presentation only at 6:30)
An overview of high school and beyond (graduation requirements, college
planning, HOPE
scholarship, Freshman Mentoring) presented by our 9 th Grade Counselor. Our
Psychologist will share helpful tips for parenting teenagers.

Financial Aid
Multi Purpose Room 500 (Presentation at 6:30 and 7:15)
A representative from Georgia Student Finance Commission will be here to
discuss college
funding options. The information will include the HOPE Scholarship, Zell
Miller Scholars
Program, the HOPE Grant and other options through and the

College Admissions Process
Collaborative Learning Center (Presentation at 6:30 and 7:15)
A college representative will discuss the criteria colleges consider for
admission, share
information about a College Open House/Campus Visitation Days and suggest
questions you
might ask on a college visit.


There will be a soccer informational meeting for all boys and girls interested in trying out in the spring. A parent needs to attend as well. You can come to either one of the two dates: Tues, September 22 at 8:00 PM or Wed, September 23 at 8:00 PM. The meeting will be in the theater.
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NG Pink and Blue Out- Sept 25th

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.

ALL cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to join us for a reception during the first half of the game in the stadium pavilion. We will recognize our survivors and caregivers on the field during half-time. If you know a survivor, please ask them to join us. Please register survivors in advance with Carol Martin at


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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Are we missing anything?

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