News @ North

Friday, February 5th, 2016

February is Black History Month- Participate in today's eClass challenge!

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Every Friday, be sure to check eClass, for there will be a contest to celebrate the occasion. Winners receive a $2 JAVA DAWG gift card!

Beta Club News

Freshmen: Please come to Shine, the freshmen retreat in the theater after school today!


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Leadership News

Applications for North Gwinnett Student Leadership Team are now LIVE!

If you are a sophomore interested in taking part of major leadership opportunities on campus, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/NGSLTapp2016


APPLICATIONS ARE DUE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH!

This week is National School Counseling Week!

National School Counseling Week 2016 will be celebrated from Feb. 1-5 to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success. We help you build the future you want.
Stop by and see your counselor this week to show your appreciation!
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Join Relay for Life

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Want to take a Science elective next year?

If you wish to take a Science elective, you must fill out the following form:

http://tinyurl.com/2016SCIENCEREQUEST

All requests need to be completed by February 5th.

First come, first serve class seats!

Want to take an Advanced Theater class next year?

Any NGHS student interested in taking an advanced theater class for 2016, please stop by the theater and sign up for an audition slot.
Auditions will be Monday 2/8 during all lunches for Musical Theater, One Act, & Children's Theater. Interviews for Stage Craft/Tech Theater will be during lunches on 2/9.
See Ms. O in the theater for details.


Additionally:

Be an apart the NGHS Players for the 2016-2017 school year! Auditions will be held Monday 2/8 for new theater students. You DO NOT have to have previous acting classes. See Ms. O In the theater TODAY for audition information.

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FCCLA Week

Monday, Feb. 8th, 12pm to Friday, Feb. 12th, 11pm

20 Level Creek Road Northwest

Suwanee, GA

FCCLA week is Feb. 8-12. Members will be making treats to pass out for FCCLA week and cookies for the Cookie decorating demonstration on Wednesday, February 10th. Come during your lunch or after school on February 9th.

V-Day is Coming Up!

Pre-Order Valentine's Day Roses and Balloons NOW from the DAWG HOUSE!

Deliveries made on Friday, 2/12/16
Call 678-482-1025 or www.ngdawghouse.com

AP Exam Information

Registration for AP testing is now open and will close on Monday, March 14, 2016. Registration and payment for AP exams will be through MyPaymentsPlus (the same online system used for paying for school lunches). Simply go to your student’s account, select “Other Payments,” and register for the exams your student will take. The school pays for the first exam for all students; however, all students must pay a $10 registration fee. The exam fee for the 2nd exam is $92.

Congrats to NG Air Rifle team!

The North Gwinnett Air Rifle team shot against White County Air Rifle team last night. North Gwinnett secured their first victory of the season! The final score was 1063 to 1050. The shooters were Ariane Stevens, Abigail Johnson, Jyoti Makhijani, Shea Hall and Charleston Cooper.

Equestrian News

The ladies of the North Gwinnett HS Equestrian Team powered their way into the post season by earning their 3rd Reserve Championship of the year in our own NG-hosted Bulldog Classic. Also honored today were seniors Cara Brooks, Kayla Rowland, and Sydney Matheny, who rode in their final IEA regular-season show. First Place ribbons were earned by Jillian Snapp, Hope Linder, and Elizabeth Johnson. The team will compete in the Regional Show in March. Congratulations!

Bulldog Blades

Congrats to the Bulldog Blades Fencing Team.
NGHS won 4 medals at the Fourth Fencing Tournament of the season

Bulldog Blade medals:

. Silver in Men's Epee - John-Michael Rios-Burrows
. Gold in Women's Epee - Danielle Mawson

. Bronze in Men's Foil - Michael Lee
. Bronze in Women's Foil - Tori Joshi

GO BULLDOG BLADES !!!

Spring Parent Night- NG Counseling

Thursday, Feb. 18th, 6:30-8pm

20 Level Creek Road Northwest

Suwanee, GA

North Gwinnett High School Counseling Department is proud to present its Spring Parent Night on Thursday, February 18th!

Move On When Ready Program (Collaborative Learning Center)
This meeting is for high achieving freshmen, sophomores, juniors and their
parents and will go over the new Move On When Ready Dual-Credit Program for
Georgia high school students. Student qualifications and procedures will be
covered in depth.

College Panel (Multi-Purpose Room 500)
Admissions counselors from Georgia colleges will discuss admission
requirements and application process for their schools as well as answer
any questions that students and parents may have. Colleges that will be
represented on the panel are Georgia Gwinnett College, Georgia State
University, Gwinnett Technical College, Kennesaw State University, and
University of North Georgia.


Credit Options - Getting Ahead or Catching Up (Room 103)
Come find out information on all of the different opportunities offered in
Gwinnett County for getting ahead or making up classes, including Summer
School, Online Campus, and Phoenix High School.

THANK YOU NGHS!

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