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North Platte High School Announcements


Wednesday, January 18, 2017


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FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) will be meeting tomorrow, Jan. 18th (and every Wednesday) in the DAWG Pound at 8pm.   #goodsnacks      #goodfun  #DoingSportsGod’sWay  #bringafriendandjoinus


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Turn in your fire pit tickets tomorrow, Jan. 19th to Mr. Winchester in room 1716.  If you did not sell the ticket still turn them in so he can account for what was handed out.



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NHS will have the January meeting on Friday, Jan. 20th at 7:15am in the PAC. All members need to attend; this meeting will cover important information for RED OUT and the blood drive.  


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Snowball Ball Dance will be on Saturday, Jan. 28th from 8pm - 11pm. Tickets for the dance are $5 and go on sale next Monday, Jan. 23rd. You must purchase tickets in advance for admission to the dance. No tickets will be sold at the door.  Snowball Dance is a semi-formal event. Dress clothing is encouraged and shirts must have a collar.  NO T-SHIRTS.  Guest Permits for Snowball are available in the Guidance Office from Ms. Ashburn.  The deadline date for turning in the permits will be Wednesday, Jan. 25th. Please remember all Fees & Fines need to be paid for in the Activities Office before Guest Permits will be approved. 


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Sweet Affair of the Arts will be Monday, February 13th!  We would love to have you contribute with singing, comedy, poetry whatever!!  This is a coffee house atmosphere so it is very laid back.  Come play the guitar, piano, sing!  Signup with Mr. Bradley in room 1611.


A representative from the following college(s) will be visiting. If you are a junior or senior and interested please see Mrs. Schumacher in the Guidance Office to sign up:  Eastern Wyoming College - Friday, Jan. 20th @ 2:00pm, University of Wyoming - Thursday, Jan. 26th @ 2:30pm, Central Community College - Tuesday, Feb. 7th @ 10:30am and UNK - Wednesday, Feb. 8th @ 2:30pm





    *Check with Teresa Schumacher to see that your transcripts have been sent to colleges.
    *SAT test is January 28, 2017.
    *Parents need to complete taxes and then complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form and mail as soon as possible.
    *January 13, 2017 is the registration deadline for the February 11th ACT Test.
    *Become familiar with the financial aid checklist.

    *ACT test is February 11, 2017.   (Given at MPCC)
    *Apply for Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Scholarships.  These scholarships will be due at the end of February.

     *Be alert for housing deposit deadlines and pre-registration for fall classes.
     *Pick up graduation announcements. (Dates to be announced) 
     *March 3, 2017 is the registration deadline for the April 8th ACT Test.

     *Most colleges will have notified you of their decision on admission and financial aid by this time.
     *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 8, 2017. 
     *Notify the Guidance Secretary of any scholarships you receive by April 21, 2017 so this information may be printed in the                         graduation program and is available for Senior Awards Night on Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 7:00pm.
     *Senior check out.  (Date to be announced)
     *Graduation practice is tentatively scheduled for May 11, 2017 at 9:00am in the Performing Arts Center.   Cap, gown and                 tassel will be distributed at the end of practice.  You must attend practice if you intend to walk through graduation.
     *Commencement is May 14, 2017 at 2:00p.m. Merle Bauer Field Memorial Stadium.


     *Request the Guidance Office to send your final transcript to the college you will attend.



* 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





     L. “Ron” Letson Acacia Leadership Scholarship                                                             January 31
         Must be a male freshman at UNL
         Must display excellence in academics and motivation for 
             personal success with an interest in developing
             and applying leadership skills

     United Methodist Women of North Platte First United
         Methodist Church Scholarship 
                                                                                   March 1
             Application available in the Guidance Office
             2 letters of reference
             Must be typed


***Special Programs***


North Platte Police Explorers Post 480 - Police exploring is for young men and women ages 14 to 21 who are interested in a career in law enforcement or corrections.  Even just curious to know what Policing is all about. Exploring is a division of Boy Scouts of America and is a nationally recognized organization.  Members involved in the Explorers Post will get a first hand look into the world of Policing and work hand in hand with current active duty Law Enforcement Officers.  Members can also see how Corrections Officers work in Jails and Prisons.  Activities may include assisting with security of on duty patrol officers at NebraksaLand Day events, hands on classroom instruction, a yearly ride along with officers, field trips, assisting NPPD officers with yearly trainings, firing range and handcuffing and defensive tactics. Students wishing to join the Post must complete an application and have parent permission if under 18 years of age.  Applicants cannot be convicted of any felonies or any type of serious misdemeanor and must have good grades in school.  Contact Officer Jeremiah Johnson  or call 535-6789 for more information.

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.