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  NMHS Bulletin

  March 26, 2018


General Announcements  

Tickets for Prom are now on sale!

Last Day to turn in Guest Passes is Thursday, March 29th.


Mon. March 26th - Sunday, April 8th:  $105 per person


Mon. April 9th - Tuesday, April 10th:  $115 per person.


Tues. April 10th is the LAST DAY TO PURCHASE TICKETS!!!


“Midnight in the Bay”

Newark Memorial High School Prom

Saturday, April 14, 2018

7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Bently Reserve, San Francisco

301 Battery Street, Suite 1

San Francisco, CA 94111


Spring Testing Info:

Check the schedule posted on the Commons & Library windows & outside the Career Center.

Look for your Period 3 teacher to know where and when you test.


SBAC – Grade 11

ELA April 10 – 13

MATH April 17 – 20


CAST – Science, Grade 12

April 26 - 27


Link Leader Interviews: Sign up today outside the Activities Office in the Commons! Interviews will continue through April 20.

Memorial’s Got Talent!

These finalists will compete for first place at the "Memorial's Got Talent" Finals show on March 28: Taelor Adams, Joshua Billman, Ashley Castellon, Ashnil Chand, Mandy Cordoba, Max Cordoba, Abram Heredia, Sheridan Liaw, Sophie McCarthy, Hailey Woods, and The Weathermen. Come cheer them on! 


If you'd like to enter the Cougar ticket raffle, please place your Cougar tickets in the raffle bin located in the College and Career Center, to the left of the Library door. Raffle winners will be announced every other Friday.  The bin will be emptied after every raffle in order to have a new batch of tickets to choose from every week. We’ll have different prizes throughout the year, including the possibility of winning a yearbook and tickets to school events.  Remember to wear your Cougar blue and gold every Friday


Library Hours:  

Monday through Thursday:  Lunch and After School until 4:00 pm

Friday:  Mornings (7:00 am to 7:40 am ) and Lunch

Bookroom Hours:  

Every day: Brunch (students are still coming in to switch books and turn in old textbooks)


College and Career Center

Work Permits: Students inquiring about obtaining a work permit will only be available for pick up or drop off during brunch, lunch, or after school. No work permits may be processed during class time.


The Newark Community Scholarships are now open! Seniors, come and pick up the scholarship applications from the College & Career Center. 


On Saturday April 14th, 2018 come and experience Ohlone Makes … Scientists! Designers! Innovators! This free event, designed for high school students but open to the public, will be held at Ohlone College's Newark Campus from 10:00a.m-2:00p.m. Students will get a chance to make electronic dance mats, create a LED light show, design a virtual reality world, as well as many other fun and exciting activities 


The SFSU Next Steps- Workshop will be held after school on Thursday March 29th. Students who received an invite may come sign up for the workshop in the Career Center. 


Lindsey Caravelli has a wedding business at Ardenwood Farms in Fremont (in our own back yard!).  She is looking to hire catering staff for the 2018 season.  If you are a junior or senior interested in this position, please go to the college and career center for more information.



Don't forget that the Ohlone Promise scholarship is now available to students that are planning to attend Ohlone next year. The deadline is March 31st, so please get those applications in!


The deadline for turning in PTSA scholarship applications is April 9th and they are available in the College and Career Center.

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2018. Scholarships are also available for nursing and medical students attending schools in Northern California. KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential

In the last five years, KPAAPA has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships. In 2018, KPAAPA has eight scholarships available.
Online applications are available 
at this website, and must be submitted by April 18, 2018. Winners will be notified in June 2018.

Scholarship funds will be distributed in August 2018 to the college, university, trade, or technical school the winners will attend in the fall.

The League of Volunteers Scholarships are now available in the College and Career Center. There are 3 different scholarships that they are offering so please stop by and see what scholarship applies to you!


HOURS: 7:15 am until 3:30 pm (open before school, brunch, lunch and after school)

We have Computers for students to use or to print out work (NOT DURING CLASS) Students can obtain Work Permits, Job information, College information, and ROP information (please do not send students during class) Students can also pick up Volunteer forms and Recommendation letters here

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us or call us at Ext 4333 or 4332


Cal Poly is presenting the 11th annual Engineering Possibilities in College (EPIC) fun summer residential camp for students that are currently 6th-11th grade. Campers will explore the world of engineering in hands-on labs at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. This year's program offers four residential sessions

-July 8-13 (middle school grades 6-8)

-July 15-20 (high school grades 9-11)

-July 22-27 (high school grades 9-11)

-July 29-August 3 (high school 9-11)


Washington Hospital Service League Health Care Scholarship applications are now being accepted. The deadline is April 2nd, 2018 so students have plenty of time to submit their application. If students have questions or want to pick up an application, they may come to the College and Career Center. It will also be available on our school website. 

Young Scholars Program: The Young Scholars Program provides local high school students the opportunity to enroll in college level courses during the university’s first summer session (June 20-July 27) at a 75% tuition discount and receive college credits upon completion. Engineering offerings include: Intro to Engineering and Intro to Logic Design. The College of Arts & Sciences is also offering Intro to Computer Science. Applications are due by April 13, 2018. Students are encouraged to apply early as space is limited.

Full program details and applications can be found at: www.scu.edu/engineering/outreach. We have also enclosed copies of our Pre-College Engineering Programs postcard to share with interested students. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at UGEngineering@scu.edu or (408) 554-4728.  


Class News 

Senior Meeting about “Senior Sunset” will be in the Theatre during lunch on Monday!


Lip Sync Battle – Thursday, March 29 at lunch in the Quad.

Sign up in the Activities Office.


Grad Order Day and early order cap and gown distribution:

Wednesday, March 28th in the quad at lunch. If you have questions, would like help ordering your graduation cap & gown, etc. come out to the quad on Wed., March 28th during lunch. Michael Manning of Herff Jones will be there to help you.


March Students of the Month:

Yasmeen Chavez has demonstrated each of the Cougar PRIDE traits, especially participation.  She is involved in many clubs and has been integral part of a WASC team.  To top it off she is a wonderful student.

Rozilyn Caliz is an enthusiastic leader and a real go getter.  She is always eager to help and is a responsible student. It's a pleasure to work with a driven student.  We are Cougar proud of her!


Club News

Attention LGBTQ+ Support Club members! There will be a meeting on Monday March 26th in Ms. Yopp's room.  Room 449. During lunch.  Ms. Yopp will have snacks but you can bring your lunch. Do not miss this meeting!  If you haven't been to a meeting in a while, this is one you don't want to miss!!!!!



NCS Water Polo All League—

Congratulations to Jordan Ng and Katie Phelps on their second team All NCS recognition for their outstanding performance during the 2017 Water Polo season.


Swimming News—

Congratulations to Ashley Haba and Caroline Caron for swimming “Top Ten” times in the swim meet against Irvington last Friday. 


Senior Student-Athlete College Night—

Any senior student-athletes who are going to compete in athletics at the collegiate level (college team, club, intramural, etc.), please see Coach K ASAP.


Off-Season Football Weights

Monday-Tuesday-Thursday 3:20 pm to 4:20 pm




Posted by: Patty Charron Published:3/26/18
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