December 14, 2017

Block 1: Study for the daily review quiz tomorrow. Get signature. Complete # 11-20 on IN pp. 38 and 39.

Block 2: Study for the daily review quiz tomorrow. Get signature. Study +,-,x,/ integers. Possible quiz tomorrow.

Block 3: Study for the daily review quiz tomorrow. Get signature. Complete column 2 on the worksheet on IN p. 38.

Everybody: Study for the Benchmark test. It is Monday!

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SAT/ACT Prep

SAT.ACT Prep Flyer 2

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Free Prep Courses for ACT

Suffolk Public Schools offer free test preparation courses for the ACT®. These virtual courses individualize learning for students by setting personalized paths to be completed at their own pace. These flexible courses
allow students an opportunity to prepare for college entrance exams anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
Contact your student’s Counselor or school’s Graduation/eLearning Coach to sign up.

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Free SAT & ACT Test Prep

Want FREE personalized SAT practice? Sign up for Khan Academy! College Board and Khan Academy have partnered together to allow students to receive personalized practice recommendations based on results from the new SAT® & PSAT® once the accounts have been linked.

Suffolk Public Schools also offers free test preparation courses for the ACT®. These virtual courses individualize learning for students by setting personalized paths to be completed at their own pace. These flexible courses allow students an opportunity to prepare for college entrance exams anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Contact an NRHS Counselor or Mrs. Duplain, the NRHS Graduation/eLearning Coach to sign up.

SAT ACT Prep Flyer

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Dec. 14, 2017

(INp.54)(green) p.405 #29-32

(red) p.302 #20-25
p.307 #21-26
Benchmark Test is Monday, Dec. 18

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Winter window paintings in the LHS Media Center

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Announcements – December 14, 2017

  • Seniors, please remember to pay your dues of $60 to Ms. Manning in the chorus room. On Feb. 1 dues will go up to $70, so pay them now! 
  • Celebrate the holiday season with the senior class by wearing your ugliest Christmas sweater on Friday, Dec. 15. 
  • The journalism class invites you to check out their brand new student blog. There will be student and teacher interviews, pictures of friends and your favorite teachers. A link to the blog will be posted on the school website. 
  • There will be boys tennis conditioning Friday after school at the tennis courts from 3:15 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. please make sure you have a ride home. Questions talk to Coach Jay in room 209. 
  • Marketing is selling Lakeland water bottles. They are stainless steel travel mugs that you can get personalized. The price for the logo only cup is $15, to have it personalized is $16. Please see Mrs. Wiggins, room 230 or Ms. Noble, room 228 for more details. 
  • The National Honor Society is having a school-wide toy drive to collect toys for children at CHKD. Please show your Christmas spirit and donate toys for children ages 2 and up! All donations must be dropped off in Ms. Carroll’s room (105) by December 15. 
  • Seniors, please remember to pay your dues of $60  to Ms. Manning in the Chorus Room. On Feb. 1, dues will go up to $70, so pay them now!
  • Students: Please return your Federal Form to your English teacher. Your form must be turned by Friday, December 15, 2017. Remember, the class with the highest percentage of returned forms will win a pizza party.
  • Rho Kappa members interested in helping at the Kilby Shores Reading Night on December 14, 2017 should see Mrs. Meissel for more information or to sign up.
  • Mrs. Badran would like to recognize Emily Owen as a great citizen for the month of December. Emily has spent the last year volunteering with the Suffolk Animal Care, a shelter for homeless animals. She is responsible in serving her community. Emily’s name will be entered into a prize drawing.
  • Come out and support the choirs in our annual Winter Concert on December 14, 6:30pm.
  • Juniors – BASF Science Academy has partnered with Farleigh Dickinson University to provide a two week long summer residential program July 14-27, 2018 for outstanding high school students who will be seniors in the fall.  Students must have completed one year of high school chemistry, have a demonstrated record of academic excellence and have a strong interest in the sciences and want to connect the dots between science and business. See your guidance counselor for more information.
  • Winter team sports pictures will be taken on Thursday, December 14, 2017 immediately after school.
  • The next GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) meeting is this Thursday, December 14 in Room 223 @ 3:15.
  • The Ladies of Distinction will meet Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 3pm.  Mrs. Riddick will be there.
  • BioStem club will meet today, December 14 in Mrs. McDonald’s room at 3:15.
  • Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team on their win over Kings’ Fork High school last night.
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Announcements 12-14-17

The NRHS Cheerleading team is collecting donations for “99 for the 1,”  which is a homeless ministry that provides every day essentials to the homeless. The cheerleaders are collecting men’s and women’s winter clothing, blankets, hand/foot warmers, shoes, backpacks, etc. Donations can be placed in the designated box located in the main office by Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Please let a cheerleader or Coach Tibbitt know if you have any questions.

Any Boys’ Volleyball team member that has not turned in their uniform should turn them in to Ms. Brett’s office by Friday, December 15.

Off-season conditioning for your Class 5 Region A Championship Football team will begin Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 3:15 – 5:45 pm in the Weight Room. If you have any questions, please see Coach Coccoli or Coach Ferguson.

There will be a Beta Meeting on Thursday, December 14 in the library at 3:10. All new members should attend this meeting. On Friday there will be a teacher breakfast for Beta. The cost is $5.00. All proceeds from this breakfast will go toward a Beta Scholarship in honor of Drew Miller.

Anime Club Christmas Party on Thursday, December 14 after school in room 103. There will be no activity bus so you must have your own ride home.

Are you interested in playing Dungeons and Dragons? D & D is a table adventure game where players come together to create a collaborative story. If you are interested, see Ms. Granger in room 104 to pick up a permission slip.

Please don’t forget to bring your Angel Tree gifts to Ms. Simmons (room 118) or Mr. Bartholomew (room 121) by Friday, December 15. There are still some angels left on the tree for those who are interested. FBLA thanks you for your help!

The Teachers vs Students Volleyball game tickets will be on sale from now until Tuesday, December 19 while supplies last. There are a limited number of seats so get your ticket early. See Mrs. Kemp in room 114 or Mr. Bartholomew in room 121 to purchase your tickets. Tickets are $5.00 each. Money helps to support our NRHS FBLA competition fund.

The Prom Committee will meet next Thursday, December 14 after school in room 228.

Warriors:  Effective immediately for numerous reasons:  Students will NOT be allowed to return to the parking lot or their vehicles unless they have a written pass from an administrator. If you have forgotten an item, you must have a pass from an administrator. We thank you, in advance, for your understanding and cooperation.

The Fine Arts Department presents A Winter Holiday Concert series with the Nansemond River HS and John Yeates Middle School Orchestras on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 pm. On Monday, December 18 at 6:00 pm, the Nansemond River Chorus, Concert Band and Jazz Band.  All concerts are free and open to the public.

Students: If you are interested in the 2018 Summer Residential Academies, don’t forget to sign up online. The deadline is deadline is December 14, 2017.

Yearbooks are on sale! Follow the link on Nansemond River’s home page. Prices are going up soon. Be sure to order your personalized Itag, too. The deadline is fast approaching. Visit Walsworth yearbooks website for details.

#WeAreNR

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National Youth Science Camp 2018

The National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.

https://nysf.smapply.io/

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Community Service Opportunities UPDATE 12-14-17

Updated December 14, 2017… Click here for a list of current Volunteer Opportunities for 2017-18

 

  • The information contained herein is distributed by Suffolk Public Schools as a public service. The community service opportunities listed here from organizations outside of Suffolk Public Schools are not sponsored, endorsed, or in any way connected to Suffolk Public Schools or the Suffolk City School Board.

Suffolk Public Schools is committed to preparing our students with the skills they will need to adapt to a rapidly changing world. New local and state graduation requirements will be implemented for rising ninth grade students, beginning September 2013 and beyond.  The new requirements will contribute to and enhance our students’ ability to accomplish their educational, personal, and career goals.

Community Service
The community service requirement is designed to promote civic responsibility through active participation in service experiences, to enhance the students’ ability and desire to impact the community, to foster a sense of caring for others, and to develop a habit of volunteer service to those in need as a part of the College and Career Readiness initiative. Students must earn 50 hours of community service before graduation.

Read All about It …

2017-18 Student Community Service Opportunities_11-8-17

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Thursday, December 14

Benchmark Review – Bell Ringer or Daily Review Quiz Monday, Dec 18

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12/14

2nd Nine Weeks Topics

Assessment (area and perimeter of composite figures)  12/15

Test (benchmark – cumulative)  12/18

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Searching for College Money?

updated 12-13-17 …
Scholarship Hub is a local resource for high school seniors to locate scholarships.

High school guidance counselors will continue to distribute scholarships including those linked to specific colleges, athletic opportunities and other focused awards, not listed on the Hub.

 

Read the latest Scholarship Hub entries.
(PDF updated 12-13-17)

 

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Geometry Videos for the Week of December 18th thru 20th plus January 2nd

No Extra Videos for December 18th and 19th due to the Unit #6 Geometry Test.  If you need other videos look back for all blog posts listing Videos from December 2017.

Pythagorean Theorem

Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry Functions

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Geometry Work for 12/20 and 1/2

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Notes: Pythagorean Theorem #2 and Basic Trigonometry Ratios
  3. ‘3’ Trigonometry Ratio Note-sheet (+10pts)
  4. Review Worksheet “Pythagorean Theorem with Basic Trigonometry Ratios” [Worth a Quiz Score]
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Unit #6 Geometry Test

–1st and 3rd Blocks on Monday, December 18th

–2nd, 4th, and 6th Blocks on Tuesday, December 19th

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Geometry Work for 12/18 and 12/19

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Test on Similarity
  3. Extra Credit Sheet
  4. Notes: Pythagorean Theorem #1
  5. Exit Slip: Pythagorean Theorem (+8pts)
  6. Worksheet “Pythagorean Theorem #1”
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Take Your Legislators to School Day

Two state delegates who represent parts of Suffolk accepted the invitation to Take Your Legislators to School Day on Wednesday, Dec. 13.   Del. Cliff Hayes (third from right) posed for a photo at Hillpoint Elementary with school administrators, the Superintendent, and several School Board members.  Del. Chris Jones participated earlier before the tour, as the group shared issues related to public education before the 2018 Virginia General Assembly session which starts in January.  Unable to attend were State Senators Louise Lucas, John Cosgrove, and Thomas Norment, and State Delegates Matthew James and Emily Brewer.

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Announcements – December 13, 2017

  • Seniors, please remember to pay your dues of $60 to Ms. Manning in the chorus room. On Feb. 1 dues will go up to $70, so pay them now! 
  • Faculty & staff: celebrate the holiday season with the senior class by wearing your ugliest Christmas sweater on Friday, Dec. 15. 
  • The journalism class invites you to check out their brand new student blog. There will be student and teacher interviews, pictures of friends and your favorite teachers. A link to the blog will be posted on the school website. 
  • There will be boys tennis conditioning Friday after school at the tennis courts from 3:15 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. please make sure you have a ride home. Questions talk to Coach Jay in room 209. 
  • Marketing is selling Lakeland water bottles. They are stainless steel travel mugs that you can get personalized. The price for the logo only cup is $15, to have it personalized is $16. Please see Mrs. Wiggins, room 230 or Ms. Noble, room 228 for more details. 
  • The National Honor Society is having a school-wide toy drive to collect toys for children at CHKD. Please show your Christmas spirit and donate toys for children ages 2 and up! All donations must be dropped off in Ms. Carroll’s room (105) by December 15. 
  • Seniors, please remember to pay your dues of $60  to Ms. Manning in the Chorus Room. On Feb. 1, dues will go up to $70, so pay them now!
  • Students: Please return your Federal Form to your English teacher. Your form must be turned by Friday, December 15, 2017. Remember, the class with the highest percentage of returned forms will win a pizza party.
  • Rho Kappa members going to Kilby Shores on December 13, 2017 need to get their permission slips in as soon as possible. Rho Kappa members interested in helping at the Kilby Shores Reading Night on December 14, 2017 should see Mrs. Meissel for more information or to sign up.
  • Mrs. Badran would like to recognize Emily Owen as a great citizen for the month of December. Emily has spent the last year volunteering with the Suffolk Animal Care, a shelter for homeless animals. She is responsible in serving her community. Emily’s name will be entered into a prize drawing.
  • Come out and support the choirs in our annual Winter Concert on December 14, 6:30pm.
  • Juniors – BASF Science Academy has partnered with Farleigh Dickinson University to provide a two week long summer residential program July 14-27, 2018 for outstanding high school students who will be seniors in the fall.  Students must have completed one year of high school chemistry, have a demonstrated record of academic excellence and have a strong interest in the sciences and want to connect the dots between science and business. See your guidance counselor for more information.
  • Winter team sports pictures will be taken on Thursday, December 14, 2017 immediately after school.
  • The next GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) meeting is this Thursday, December 14 in Room 223 @ 3:15.
  • The Ladies of Distinction will meet Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 3pm.  Mrs. Riddick will be there.
  • BioStem club will meet tomorrow in Mrs. McDonald’s room at 3:15.
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11/13

5.6 Puzzle Time, #1-4

Assessment (area and perimeter of composite figures)  12/15

Test (benchmark – cumulative)  12/18

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