NHS Daily Bulletin

FRIDAY,  FEBRUARY 23,  2018 – "A Day”

NHS Mission:  To provide each student with a relevant  and rigorous education, empowering them to become thinking, caring, productive members of our local and global communities.  

NHS Vision:   Every student is fully engaged in extraordinary learning experiences, preparing for successful transition to the next stage of their lives.  

NHS Motto:  We are Nampa!  We build champions! 

To The Students:

TODAY’s ACTIVITIES:   First Day of Practices for Baseball, Softball, Tennis &
                        Spring Advanced Opportunity Portal Closes
                        BSU Honor Band (all Day) & Concert at the Morris Center at 7:00 pm                                 State Wrestling at Holt Arena in Pocatello

 Sat., Feb. 24:  Dist. III Vocal Solo/Ensemble Festival at NNU
                               State Wrestling at Holt Arena in Pocatello
                               Dist. Cheer Competition at Ridgeview High School
                               Dist. Dance Team Competition at Skyview High School
                               Dist. Debate at Meridian High School

TODAY’s MENU:   Primo Variety Pizza, Pork Rib-B-Que Sandwich, OR Chicken Salad

Thought for the Day:  “Because of our routines we forget that life is an ongoing adventure.”  --Maya Angelou

Attention Juniors: If you are interested in attending Boys State or Girls State this summer for an amazing, unforgettable experience, please see Mrs. Johnson or Mr. A in the College & Career Center. 

BPA will host their annual Dinner-Auction tomorrow night, Sat., Feb. 24th in the Skyview High School Cafeteria. Come enjoy "A Night of Jazz" and four-course dinner. Tickets are $15/person and doors open at 5:30 PM. Proceeds will benefit BPA members to attend National competition in Dallas, TX. See any business teacher or BPA members for more information. 

Don’t forget to wash your car as many times as you need before April 30th at Epic Shine and enter code “218” to help out Project Grad!  Remember, that’s 218!

LISTEN UP STUDENTS!  TODAY (Feb. 23rd) is the final day to get your dual credit funding requests and AP exam registrations in.  The Advanced Opportunities portal closes after today, so don’t miss out.

IHOP will host its annual “National Pancake Day” on Tues., Feb. 27th from 7am to 7pm.  Our local IHOP will be offering a FREE short stack of world-famous Buttermilk Pancakes in hopes that the guests will make a DONATION to our charitable partner, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, as well as others.  So go to IHOP on the 27th but please remember its more than about free pancakes – it’s about pancakes with a purpose.  If every student or adult leaves even a small amount, it will benefit sick children right in our community who desperately need lifesaving treatment.  Show your support and appreciation!  If you go, just don’t eat your pancakes and leave without contributing and making a difference.

Doghouse is sponsoring a March Madness 3-on-3 Co-Ed Basketball tournament (3 teachers vs. 3 students).  The 3-on-3 tournament will take place on Thurs., March 1st, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the gym.  The cost is $3 during advisory & lunch or $5 at the door.

Softball begins TODAY at West Park 3:15 p.m. Track begins TODAY at 3:00 p.m. You MUST wear sweats for the warm up!  There will also be track practice Saturday at 9:30 am, so make arrangements to be there!  Baseball tryouts begin TODAY at 3:30 at Rodeo Park and again on Saturday from 9-11 AM!  Remember, you must have a current physical on file with the athletic department or you cannot practice without it.  This goes for ALL spring sports!  So if you want to participate in any spring sport, make sure your paperwork is done!

Golf starts Monday, Feb. 26th, at Centennial Golf Course at 3:30 p.m.  If you are planning on competing for Nampa High, you must be there!

ATTENTION PARTY ANIMALS!  Are you ready to Rock N' Roll your way into Sadies? Time is running short! Sadies is Friday, March 2nd, from 8:00-11:00 PM. Bring $5 per person for admission or face awkward glances and peer judgement for arriving unprepared. Hope to see you all there!

Plan to attend a night of food, fun and the arts on March 20th from 5:30-7:00pm in the NHS cafeteria. There will be ceramic bowls that are handmade by the NHS pottery students and art club members. Bowls are available through donation or silent auction with all proceeding going to benefit CATCH. CATCH is a nonprofit organization committed to re-housing and serving homeless families within our community.