North Platte High School Announcements
April 26, 2015
North Platte High School Announcement
Monday, April 27, 2015
Seniors: If you have been invited and to Senior Awards Night, practice will be held during M/A today, April 27th.
Seniors!!!! Your invitation for Prom has been distributed to your M/A class. You can swing in and pick it up or they will be given to you today, April 27th.
After prom tickets will be sold before and after school all week.
Parent Life will be held tomorrow, April 28th in the Alumni Room during Mentor period. Pregnant girls are welcome plus those whose babies have already been born. Fathers are welcome, also. You may bring a friend if you wish. For more information, please stop in to the Nurse's Office. This will be the last Parent Life meeting for this school year.
Key Club will be having an end of the year party/meeting tomorrow, April 28th at 7:30pm. Stop by room 2304 for a donut and to find out about next year's plans!
The Girls/Boys JV/Varsity Soccer team's play Norfolk tomorrow, April 28th at 4:00/5:45 P.M. at Madison Soccer Fields. This is the "Game of the Season" so all high school students get in free with their student ID. Come out and support the Bulldogs!
In the kingdom of Never Nod there’s a celebration. A princess has been born to the King and Queen. Her name is Briar-Rose. Unfortunately a nasty witch, Evilina, has not been invited and has decided to have revenge on the kingdom. Join the Drama Club for their Spring production tomorrow, April 28th and Thursday, April 30th at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center for The Spell of Sleeping Beauty and to see how the kingdom of Never Nod turns out. $2 for students, princesses and princes and $3 for queens, kings and adults.
Seniors if you have a locker room locker you are no longer using PLEASE clean it out and check in your padlock ASAP!
There will be an informational meeting for any current 9th-11th grade girls interested in trying out for the 2015 NPHS Lady Bulldog Volleyball Team on Wednesday, April 29th at 7:30am in the Dawg House!!! If you are unable to attend this meeting you will need to see Coach Miller in order to obtain summer volleyball information!
There’s an athlete in all of us. FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) will be meet Wednesday, April 29th in the DAWG Pound from 8pm - 9pm. #goodsnacks #goodfun #DoingSportsGod’sWay #bringafriendandjoinus
Tryouts for Senior Speaker will be on Wednesday, April 29th at 3:45pm. This is open to ALL graduating seniors. If interested you MUST sign-up with Mr. Cooper in room 1101 prior to the tryouts.
Guest Permits for PROM are available in the Guidance Office from Ms. Ashburn. The deadline date for turning in the permits will be Wednesday, April 29th. Prom tickets are also on sale in the Guidance Office from Ms. Ashburn. Prices are as follows: Seniors are FREE if you contributed the $10 to the Sophomore fundraiser. Non Participant Seniors will have to pay $25. Juniors are $15. Underclassmen are $20. Guests are $25, Please have your payment for the exact amount. Please remember that no middle school students or anyone that is the age of 21 or over is not allowed to any of the NPHS dances. Students and guests will need one form of photo ID to attend the dance. All fees and fines need to be paid before going to PROM.
Interested in taking Drivers Ed this summer? Drivers Ed Forms and information are now available in the main office for students to pick up.
Ordering a yearbook? Friday, May 15th is the deadline to order a 2015 NPHS yearbook online. To order, go to www.jostensyearbooks.com
Please excuse the following Boys Golf Team members All Day today, April 27th to participate in the Scottsbluff Invitational: Kort Steele, Chesney Tatman, Seth Negley, Jayden Neal, Derrick Burge
Important Dates to Remember for Seniors
(A complete list is also available in the Post Planning Guide given to all seniors in Oct.)
* August 8, 2014 is the registration deadline for the September 13th ACT Test.
* ACT Test is September 13, 2014.
* September 19, 2014 is the registration deadline for the October 25th ACT Test.
* Make an appt. with your counselor to review credits, career goals, and college plans.
* Finalize the list of colleges to which you want to apply (usually no more than 5).
* Go on-line for the latest college catalogs and admission applications.
* Study the catalogs for courses and majors offered and sources of financial aid.
* Register for the ACT, SAT and/or Achievement tests and prepare for them.
* Service Academy and/or ROTC applications must be started.
* Begin searching for national scholarships.
Ask teachers/employers for a letter of recommendation now for scholarships!!
* Pick up local scholarship applications Oct. 1, 2014 in the Guidance Office.
* ACT Prep course at Mid-Plains Community College (date to be announced)
* Sign up in the Guidance Office if you are interested in meeting with college/military.
* Make college campus visits.
* Check current scholarship lists in the Guidance Office and in the newsletter.
* Attend the Educational Planning Program (College Fair) October 15, 2014.
* ACT test is October 25, 2014.
* (Unknown at this time) is the registration deadline for the November 8th SAT Test.
* Fill out college admission applications.
* November 7, 2014 is the registration deadline for the December 13th ACT Test.
* SAT test is November 8, 2014.
* Order graduation announcements, diploma, cap and gown (Dates to be announced)
* Check the spelling of your name for your diploma in the Guidance Office.
* ACT Prep course at Mid-Plains Community College (date to be announced later)
* Make sure to have done everything necessary for admission and financial aid.
* Continue checking for scholarships and other forms of financial assistance.
* Attend College Financial Aid Night on December 11, 2014.
* ACT test is December 13, 2014. (Final chance to test for some scholarship eligibility)
* Local scholarship applications are due December 17, 2014.
* Check with your counselor to see that your transcripts have been sent to colleges.
* SAT test is January 24, 2015.
* Parents need to complete taxes and complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form.
* January 9, 2015 is the registration deadline for the February 7th ACT Test.
* ACT test is February 7, 2015. (Not given at NPHS)
* Apply for Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Scholarships. (Feb. 1st - Feb. 27th)
* Be alert for housing deposit deadlines and pre-registration for fall classes.
* Pick up graduation announcements. (Dates to be announced)
* March 13, 2015 is the registration deadline for the April 18th ACT Test.
* Most colleges will have notified you of their decision on admission and financial aid.
* Keep your counselor informed as you receive your financial aid package.
* Keep track of acceptances, rejections, and awards of financial aid.
* Reply promptly to colleges asking you to notify them of your decision.
* ACT test is April 18, 2015.
* Notify the Guidance Secretary of any scholarships you receive by April 15, 2015.
* Senior Awards Night on Monday, April 27, 2015 @6:00pm.
* Senior check out. (Date to be announced)
* Graduation practice is tentatively scheduled for May 7, 2015 at 9:00am in the PAC.
* Commencement is May 10, 2015 at 2:00p.m. Memorial Stadium Bauer Field.
* Request the Guidance Office to send your final transcript to the college you will attend.
RECORDS TO KEEP:
* Cancelled checks or money order receipts
* Admission Tickets to tests and correction forms
* All test score reports
* Transcript of grades
* Copies of all correspondence sent to, or received from, colleges
JIM HANNA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - INDEP. CATTLEMEN OF NEB April 30
Must be a child of any ICON member
Must plan to attend any college in the fall
Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
Must be involved in extracurricular activities
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA COMMUNITY THEATRE ASSOCIATION April 30
SCHOLARSHIP/MCCOOK COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Must be a high school graduate or any student already
enrolled in McCook Community College
Must intend to study theater at McCook Comm. College
ASSOCIATION OF INFORMATION TECH. PROF. (AITP) SCHOL. May 1
Must be planning to attend or continue college, university,
community college, or technical school in Nebraska,
Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, or South Dakota
Must have a goal in achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s
Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology,
Computer Science or a related field.
Applications available at www.aitpomaha.org
PAWS-ITIVE PARTNERS’ PAWS-UP SCHOLARSHIP June 1
Must be a resident of Lincoln County
Must be a graduating senior or non-traditional student
enrolled in an institution of higher learning
Must intend on a career field of animal care, which may
include veterinarian, veterinary technician, groomer,
animal trainer, animal control officer, wildlife
conservation, zookeeper, kennel owner/worker, etc.
GENOA U.S. INDIAN SCHOOL FOUND WOLFE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP June 15
Must be accepted in an accredited program of higher education
and provide a copy of last semester’s grades
Must be a descendent of a Genoa Indian School student and
able to provide documentation
Must be an enrolled tribal member and able to prove
Must express an interest in the history of the Genoa Indian School
Must maintain a B average
apply online at http://www.megavision.net/genoamuseum
JIM HURLBERT MEMORIAL BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP June 15
Must be a Nebraska American Legion Baseball player in
their last year of Legion Baseball and/or graduating senior
Must attend a post-secondary educational institution within
the state of Nebraska
Must have maintained a GPA in the upper 50% of graduating class
UNO BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP – SIGMA PHI EPSILON July 31
Must be male
Must be attending UNO in fall
Should exemplify principles of Sound Mind and Sound Body
Applicants have NO obligation to join fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon
Must apply online at http://www.unosigep.org/?p=new_members/balanced_man_scholarship
Great Plains Hospice – Footsteps Camp: A Family Journey Through Grief – Footsteps Camp is a day-long experience for children K-12 and their families. Children will learn about grief and connect with other children who are also grieving. Adults attending with children can learn about their own grief, find support from other adults, and learn how to support the children. There is no charge to attend.The camp is free to all campers and Footsteps Camp is made possible by memorial gifts to the Hospice fund at Great Plains Health Care Foundation Hospice Fund. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, activity supplies and T-shirts will be provided. This program will be held June 13, 2015. To register call Renee Callaghan at Lisa Bocott at 696-7434 or. T to register online at www.gprmc.comgphealth.org/footsteps-grief-camp. and click on Footstep Camp link.
University of Nebraska Medical Center Summer Health Professions Career Workshop – August 4 - August 7, 2015. This workshop is designed to give students the opportunity to investigate different health careers through a hands-on learning program and hands-on based learning program. There is a fee. Applications are due June 1, 2015. Students must be entering their junior year of high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have an interest in the health professions. Go to http://unmc.edu/studentservices/ylc for application.
Great Plains Regional Medical Center Job Shadowing Program – This program is open to students interested in nursing, radiology, dietary, laboratory, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or anesthesiology. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.
(ABC)Nebraska Cornhuskers Chapter Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a non-profit organization that offers a cost effective and comprehensive apprenticeship and craft-training program for those individuals who want to have a viable career in the trades. Students interested in the construction trades can find more information at http//:www.abcnebraska.org.