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Grad Night Tickets

 

Buy your Grad Night ticket today on the PTSA website. Thank you in advance for your support of the Senior Class! Prices increase as we get closer to the event, so buy now!

 

* Volunteer Opportunity *

Lunchtime Servers Needed

 1-2 volunteers needed to help at lunchtime. If you are available, please log in and SIGN UP!
Make sure you have completed the Volunteer Waiver prior to being on campus.

  

 


IUCPTA Sacramento Student Advocacy Trip

Juniors and Seniors!  Every year each Irvine High School, including Northwood High School, sponsors 5-6 students to take a trip to Sacramento. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 trip was a virtual conference.  However, the 2022 conference is scheduled to be an in-person trip to Sacramento and it will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.  

 

The purpose of the conference is to meet with state lawmakers and staff to express public education concerns and ideas, hear from a variety of experts on state education policy and network with IUSD students, administrators, and school board members. Students selected to attend the conference will go through several information gathering meetings with IUSD school leadership and will be expected to research on their own. This is an exciting opportunity!

 

If you are interested, please fill out two applications - application 1 and application 2 (including teacher recommendation) and return it to Principal Roach by January 5th, 2022 at 3p.m. Applications are also available in the front office. 

 

If you have questions regarding this program, please contact the PTSA Advocacy Chair at AdvocacyPTSAnhs@gmail.com.

 


 

CA PTA Senior Scholarships - Due 2/1/2022

Two scholarships are available for your application:

  • $1000 Volunteer Service Scholarship — This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors for their volunteer service in schools and communities, allowing them to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Applicants must be PTA members graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year.
  • $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship – Honoring the volunteer and public-service legacy of Dr. Ralph E. White and his wife, Eleanor, this additional scholarship provides $500 each to two successful applicants of the Volunteer Service Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in a medical field.

 

Applications, reference forms and all supporting documents must be received in the California State PTA office by February 1, 2022. All applicants are notified of their status in March. Scholarship winners receive a letter of congratulations and recognition certificate from California State PTA along with a check. Download the application for a complete list of requirements.

 

Would You Like to Talk About Your Career @ NHS Lunchtime?

The career lunchtime speaker program gives students the availability to connect with different professionals and gain insight on the various industry occupations. This program provides NHS students exposure to a variety of career paths after high school, and the PTSA, with the help of NHS counseling department, began Lunchtime Career Speakers seven years ago. The career targets are based on interest data gathered from the students through Naviance, the counseling department, as well as various surveys conducted at PTSA events. 



 

Lunchtime career presentations are done on a volunteer basis.  They are about half an hour, twice a month at the College and Career Center, from November through May. Students usually bring their lunch to the class to listen to the speaker while they eat.  The daily lunch times at NHS for 2021-2022 are around 12:05-12:45 pm.

 

Students are interested in knowing about your career, its path- academic requirements, day to day realities of the career, salary info, growth prospects, job satisfaction, different options available in the field, etc.  If you are available and interested in sharing your career with the students and/or need more information, please email programsptsanhs@gmail.com.  Thanks in advance for your consideration! 

 

Pack the Shelves – NHS Library Book Drive

If you are interested in donating to the NHS library, please see visit our link here. This drive is part of the Pack the Shelves book drive started last year to restock the NHS library.

 

Cultural / Language Parent Groups

Northwood High School is a community filled with diversity. If there is a cultural/language parent group that can help enrich the high school experience for your family, please let us know so PTSA can support you. 

 

Currently PTSA has a Chinese language Parent Group liaison. Yan Sun is available if you have any questions or just want to connect. All of the board members are also available to meet and connect. If you would like to host a cultural/language parent group with the NHS PTSA, please reach out.  

 

2021-2022 PTSA Membership / Pledge

Our school has one of the highest PTSA memberships in the district but, to continue it, we need your support!  To become a member and/or to pledge to NHS PTSA, please register (or log into) your NHS PTSA website account and go to the "Account/My Forms" page to fill out your online membership form.

 

The Annual Pledge drive is also open so please consider making a pledge!  Please include NHS PTSA in your employer’s matching grant. 

 

Thank you all for your membership, service, and donations! If you have any questions on membership or pledge, please contact our VP of Membership, Jen King, at: membershipptsanhs@gmail.com

 

**Amazon gives 0.5% of your purchase back to NHS PTSA when you add “Northwood High School PTSA -Irvine, CA” as your charity. Thanks for considering NHS PTSA as your charity!

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Volunteer Opportunity

Lunchtime servers needed every day. If you are interested in helping out during lunchtime, please see this sign up sheet

 

From the Desk of IPSF

SUPPORT EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR YOUR CHILD

All students deserve to have access to educational opportunities that help them discover how they will make their mark on the world. At Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), we believe in nurturing the spark of curiosity within each child to grow and discover their unique gifts, talents, and passions.

 

Donations to IPSF from parents like you make a difference by creating the educational opportunities our children need now more than ever. www.ipsf.net/eef2021

 

ACE CLASSES

IPSF is offering ACE classes for high schoolers. More info can be found here.

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