Monday


Monday 20 March 2017

Student Senate, toy drive starts Wednesday and runs for one week.  The toys will benefit the children at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and Bronson’s Children's Care Unit. Please bring in new or excellent condition toys (no toy weapons nor used stuffed animals) to your 7th hour class.  Senate is offering a pizza party for the 7th hour with the most donations, so start shopping now.

Garden Club will meet Tuesday after school in Olsen’s room L118 until 3:45, with some exciting plans. Newcomers are always welcome. And speaking of, they are fundraising thru a bulb and seed sale!  You can order from any garden club students or online here:  http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign?q=campaign&campaign_id=24918

Spring is in the air...which means Prom is just around the corner.  This year's Prom is April 15 from 8:30-11:30pm at the State Theater in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo.  The theme is A Night at the Gatsby Masquerade and colors are Black and Gold.  Tickets are on sale now for $35 until April 14, then $40 at the door (please make checks to PNHS Prom), in the counseling office before or after school, or during lunches. If you are bringing a guest from another school, don't forget to get a guest pass.  It will be a night to remember!  

Come to tomorrow morning's Empowered Club meeting in Thorpe's room any time before the bell to get your donut, engage in discussion about what it was like when Kareem Abdul Jabbar came to Kalamazoo last week, and learn about opportunities in the next two weeks to meet Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, and Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin. Don't miss out!

Want to be part of making the $2-gether for Tuleeni fundraiser a success this year? Come to Interact Club on Tuesday from 3-4pm in Mr. Hill's room. We will making preparations and advertisements to help our friends at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Tanzania.

Seniors:  We've just received a Scholarship Application from GRBS that is due on March 31.  Please check the counseling office for the application.

There are few extra yearbooks still available for purchase - get a form from Wangler or in either grade office. Seriously don’t wait until May or you will be sorry!

Seniors? Have you ordered your cap and gown for graduation yet? If not, there is still time to do so. You can place your order online at www.jostens.com or call 1-800-JOSTENS.  Caps and gowns will be delivered to the school on May 2nd.

Your PN Forensics Team had an awesome weekend at the Portage Central Invite taking home the 1st place trophy for Division 1 making it a perfect season for the team as a whole!  Cole Curtiss took home a 1st place in Prose, and bringing home 2nd place trophies for their events were Ailee Pearce, Tashifa Fayyaz, Wes Hyames, Isaac Reid, Trinity Posey and 13 the Multiple!

Congratulations to the Varsity Competitive Cheer Team for earning the honor of Academic All State Team. The team has a team weighted GPA of 3.915. This is the highest team GPA in the state in the sport of competitive cheer.

Congrats to all band students who participated this weekend at the State Solo and Ensemble event here at PN.  27 events performed, involving 40 students, and 13 of those events brought home top honors!.  A HUGE thank you to all students and parents who worked this amazing event representing 98 high schools and 1248 performances here at Northern on Saturday!  It was a great day to be a Huskie!

Attention Wrestlers:  Please stop by the athletic office today and pick up the information for your team banquet, which is schedule for next week Tuesday, March 21st.


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