This DECEMBER 2015 at NHHS!
WINTER HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK12/7-12/11/15
Themes brought to you in part by the Student Senate and Class Councils.
Monday, December 7th - Pajama Day.
Roll out of bed, stay cozy, and wear your pajamas to school!
Tuesday, December 8th - Happy Hula-Days.
Spend a day in the tropics and dress for the occasion, wear Hawaiian attire!
Wednesday, December 9th - Winter Sportswear.
Show off your figure skating, curling, skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, bobsledding, and/or luge attire today!
Thursday, December 10th - Star Wars.
Dress as one of the many characters from a galaxy far far away, be it R2-D2, Han Solo, or Boba Fett, shirts or costumes encouraged, but no masks or fake weapons.
Friday, December 11th - Ugly Holiday Sweaters.
Only one more week to get through until the break begins, show off your holiday spirit with Grandma's ugly holiday sweaters. They're itchy and gross, but it's the thought that counts!
Start planning your costumes now and get excited for the holidays!
WINTER SPORTS/HOLIDAY RALLY - Friday 12/11/15
During school, Friday, December 11th, there will be rally schedule due to the Winter Sports/Holiday Rally. Make sure to bring your spirit!
WINTER HOLIDAY DANCE- Saturday12/12/15 8-11pm
Join us on the evening of Saturday, December 12th, at 8pm in the large gym for the Winter Holiday Dance. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 7th at the ASB Window, and the day of at the door. Prices are $5 with ASB and $8 without. N-EFFECT will be DJ-ing the event, so make sure to join us for this fantastic evening!
SPAC Holiday Blood Drive
Thursday, December 17th 7:00am – 2:00pm in the NHHS Social Hall
- Donors who arrive prior to 8:00am and are eligible to donate will be entered into a Raffle Drawing for various gift card.
- Wear Your Best…..A prize will be given to the winner of the “Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest”
- All students who successfully donate blood will earn 2 hours of Community Service.
Sign Ups to donate blood are available via three different methods:
- Online at: http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp
- In English Classes the week of 12/7/15
- Forms available in the Student Services Office – Please see Mrs. Brown
PLEASE NOTE: Students under 16 years of age MUST have a parental waiver signed beforehand in order to donate.
All adults are welcome to donate and will not need to wait in line
Why is Early College High School in Costa Mesa such a great option for students?
How are Early College students able to pursue a high school diploma while earning college credit through Coastline Community College during their 4 years?
Come find out about Early College High School at our Information Night being held on December 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in our Multi-Purpose Room!
See the attached flyer for more details!
Nominations Are Now Being Accepted for N-MUSD Super-Star Awards! Make Your
Newport-Mesa Employee “Super-Star” Awards
“Reaching for the Stars”
Going far beyond the call of duty, doing more than others expect…This is what excellence is all about. It comes from striving, maintaining the highest standards, paying
attention to the smallest detail, going the extra mile.
Excellence means caring – it’s making a special effort to do more.
Nominations are now being accepted for Employee Superstars. Nominations need to be submitted and received by Friday, December 4, 2015 to be considered.
Know someone deserving of recognition? Make their day and complete the Online Nomination Form at:
Every person nominated receives a
letter of congratulations. Your nomination can be made public or you can also submit it anonymously. All nominations are then forwarded to the Superstar Awards Election Committee. The committee selects 20-25 nominees twice a year to be recognized at Board meetings. Recipients honored at the Board level receive a pin, certificate and a personally engraved star.
A good tip – To make your nomination stand out above the
rest, be specific about the individual’s unique and
The online nomination form is available at:
Questions about the Superstar Program? Contact V-Esther Caldwell in Classified
Personnel at firstname.lastname@example.org
In accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), at the beginning of each school year we are required to notify the parents of each student attending a school receiving any Title I, Part A, funds that they may request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child's teacher(s) in core academic subject areas and/or paraprofessional. The notices and information provided to parents must be in an understandable and uniform format and be provided in a language that the parents can understand. Enclosed are model notices that you may send out individually or add to your school's newsletter or post on your website. These notices will serve as parents' notification of rights to request and receive the professional qualifications of their child's classroom teacher(s) and/or paraprofessional. If you have any questions regarding classroom teachers, please call Kristin Gaeta at (714) 424-7550. If you have any questions regarding paraprofessionals, please call Christi Winslow at (714) 424-5049.
Thank you for your support.