Spring 2015 Inside this issue … PTSA News Good to Know Arts


Spring 2015 Inside this issue … PTSA News Good to Know Arts
Spring 2015
Jazz Arts 7:00pm
Comedy Improv Show 7:00pm
18 - 21
Final Exams for Seniors
Spring Music Concert 7:00pm
Senior Banquet
22 & 25
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Inside this issue …
Good to Know
Arts, Sports and Clubs
3, 4, 5, 8
Final Exams Grades 9, 10, 11
The PTSA would like to extend our
appreciation to the time and talent of Cheri
Dill and Dawn Tackett for their years given
to the PTA/PTSA. THANK YOU ladies for
serving our School Community!
During our April general meeting, those
members that attended voted on a new
treasurer. Clarinda Campbell has been
elected. She has a current Freshmen at
NHS. Additionally, she is a former Yellow
Jacket, so we welcome her to her new
position with PTSA. We also have a
nomination for our new secretary, Christine
Kitson. Please contact Katie Hughes or
Paula Sims if you are considering this open
Thanks you to everyone who made this
year’s After Prom event a success,
especially Beth Winwood and Carol Hall!!
NHS Graduation, June 2nd at 7pm
The PTSA will be sponsoring a flower sale
at the graduation event. There is no need
to pre-order. Flowers can be purchased
at the event, prices ranging $5 to $20.
Thank you to Kirk’s Flowers for making
this possible!
Spring Staff Appreciation Luncheon
The annual PTSA appreciation luncheon will
be held on May 15th for all our wonderful
teachers, administration and staff at Newark
High. Please click on the “sign up genius” link
below to contribute to thanking all the dedicated people who educate our children.
Our mission as NHS PTSA can not be served without the support
of ALL the NHS staff/educators. Thank you for your dedication to
ALL our Children. Have a wonderful and safe summer.
Yours Truly PTSA officers,
Katie Hughes, Paula Sims, Dawn Tackett, Jeannie Taylor and
Cheri Dill
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Good to Know
From Child Nutrition Service:
Missing school lunch this summer? Christina School District
is dedicated to help prevent summertime hunger in our
community! That is why our district runs a Summer Food
Service Program each year. Here is some important
information on this fun program. Hope to see you there!
The underclass awards
ceremony will be held in early
June in the auditorium.
Specific date and time to be
*All children 18 years of age and under are eligible to receive
FREE meals during the summer.
*No need to apply for the program – just bring yourself and
enjoy tasty & nutritious meals.
*Dinners once a week will also be served at select locations.
*The Christina School District website will have up-to-date
location and date information for the Summer Food Service
House Bill 50 / Opt Out
Our State House Education Committee has released House Bill
50, which creates the right for the parent or guardian of a child to
opt out of the annual assessment, currently known as the Smarter Balanced Assessment System. Parents are encouraged to
take the time to review the current bill which will soon be sent for
consideration by the full House in Dover. Let your voice be heard
by contacting your local representatives. Please go to
www.delawarepta.org for more information.
Final Grades
We are now in the final marking period of the year. Remind students during this marking period and as they study for final exams to work hard to boost or maintain their final grades,
which are the only grades that show on transcripts. Final grades are also how their cumulative grade point averages are calculated. Remember students interested in the Commitment
to Delawareans at the University of Delaware, want to have no final grade below a B.
AP and Cambridge tests will be held in May. If you need more information on Cambridge exams,
please contact Ms. Raffaele at [email protected] or 631-4700x14315.
Arts, Sports and Clubs
May 14
Rude Mechanicals
Improv Troupe
Friday, May 15th at 7pm
If you love to laugh, you’ve
got to see the show!
May 20 at 7pm, NHS Pops Concert in the NHS Auditorium
August 3-8, NHS Band Camp 8-12 in the AM & 5-8 PM
The annual Athletic Awards Ceremony will be held Tuesday May 26th. At this
event there will be numerous awards presented including; Principal/Athletic Director
award and Williamson Sportsmanship awards for each varsity team, Scholar-Athlete
award, Spirit award, Yellowjacket Coaches’ award, and Bob Hoffman Most Valuable
Athlete award. Special presentations will include the Matthew Flocco Memorial
Scholarship Award, Diana Hector Field Hockey Award, Scott Polaski Memorial Spirit
and Academic award, and numerous other recognitions. These include athletes
earning All-State honors, Blue Hen Conference honors, and those earning 4 th year
varsity letters. Several student-athletes will speak as well as an alumni speaker.
All are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend. The evening will begin at
6:30pm with a desert social and then move to the auditorium at 7pm for the
ceremony. This event is for all athletes, families, and supporters of Newark
Yellowjacket athletic teams. Please join us.
For information contact Steve Bastianelli, [email protected] ,