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Northwood High School PTSA Updates!


Speaker on Managing Teen Stress
The Irvine Prevention Coalition’s May meeting will have a special presentation on “Enhancing Teen Stress Management” by renowned author Ross Szabo.  Mr. Szabo will share positive steps to help teens manage stress at this meeting at the Irvine City Hall on Thursday, May 21 at 3:00 pm.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.


Senior Parents - Grad Night Volunteers Needed 
Volunteers are still needed at the party venue (the best volunteer job of the year, and the kids don't even notice you are there because they are so busy having fun!). Volunteer shifts begin Wednesday night June 17th and go till Thursday morning June 18th (from 10:30 pm-1:30 am and from 1:00 am-4:00 am). You will receive private information the night before the event with secret location and other details. If you would like to volunteer during the Grad Night party, please contact Suzi Okuda at smo37@cox.net.

Grad Night Tickets - Price goes up May 22
If your Senior has not yet purchased a Grad Night ticket, please do so now as the price goes up on May 22!  Almost the entire Senior Class is attending, and we do not want anyone to miss out. All student information and all parent and student signatures must be completed, along with allergies noted or if no allergies you must write NONE.

Ticket form attachment:
GN 2015 Ticket Purchase Agreement pdf

Questions?  MaryAnn Bentrott and Cari Coleman: 
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Northwood Athletic Scholarships Being Offered
The NHS Athletic Boosters annually awards three $500 scholarships to NHS Student Athletes that are graduating seniors, headed to college. Applications are due Friday, May 15th at 2 p.m. in the NHS front office, attention NHS Athletic Boosters. Scholarship earners will be presented at the Distinguished Timberwolves Awards on Monday, May 18th, 2015.

NHS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIPS 
via Mike Dunn, the Timberwolf 5k presenting sponsor
Mike Dunn, presenting sponsor of the Timberwolf 5K, is proud to sponsor two $500 scholarships (1 female/1 male) for senior athletes who will be attending college in the fall. The scholarships are designed to reward NHS athletes that have exhibited outstanding community/volunteer service. Qualified applicants must be a current member of the NHS Athletic Boosters, must have competed for Northwood High School athletics and participated in significant community/volunteer service. The emphasis will be on the community/volunteer service. Please write an essay explaining the sports, levels and years participated at NHS and the details of your community / volunteer service. Reference letters from adults that were associated with the community / volunteer service are recommended. Submit applications by Friday, May 15th at 2 p.m. addressed to NHS Athletic Boosters - Mike Dunn Scholarship, Northwood High School front office, 4515 Portola Parkway, Irvine, CA  92620.

RICK AND SHARON CROWELL COMMEMORATIVE SCHOLARSHIP
In commemoration of the late Rick and Sharon Crowell, the NHS Athletic Boosters Club is proud to sponsor a $500 annual scholarship for an NHS senior who will be attending college in the fall, has participated on an NHS athletic team, and has experience or a strong interest in web design and technology. The scholarship is also designed to reward NHS athletes that have exhibited outstanding community / volunteer service. Qualified applicants must be a current member of the NHS Athletic Boosters, must have competed for Northwood High School athletics and have a clear interest in web design and technology. The applicant must also have a record of community / volunteer service. Please write an essay explaining the sports, levels and years participated at NHS and the details of your experience and / or interest in web design and technology, as well as your community / volunteer service. Reference letters from adults that were associated with the applicant’s experience and / or interest in web design and technology, in addition to community / volunteer service are recommended. Submit applications by Friday, May 15th at 2 p.m. addressed to NHS Athletic Boosters - Crowell Scholarship, Northwood High School front office, 4515 Portola Parkway, Irvine, CA  92620.
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Northwood Named 2015 California Gold Ribbon School! 
Northwood High School was recognized as one of the top high schools in the state under the new California Gold Ribbon program. California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson described the winners as "embracing rigorous academic standards, providing excellence and creativity in teaching, and creating a positive school climate." Congratulations Northwood students and faculty!

Senior Parents - Grad Night Volunteers Needed 
Volunteers are still needed at the party venue (the best volunteer job of the year, and the kids don't even notice you are there because they are so busy having fun!). Volunteer shifts begin Wednesday night June 17th and go till Thursday morning June 18th (from 10:30 pm-1:30 am and from 1:00 am-4:00 am). You will receive private information the night before the event with secret location and other details. 

If you would like to volunteer during the Grad Night party, please contact Suzi Okuda at smo37@cox.net.

Grad Night Tickets - Price goes up May 22
If your Senior has not yet purchased a Grad Night ticket, please do so now as the price goes up on May 22!  Almost the entire Senior Class is attending, and we do not want anyone to miss out. All student information and all parent and student signatures must be completed, along with allergies noted or if no allergies you must write NONE.

Ticket form attachment:
GN 2015 Ticket Purchase Agreement pdf

Questions?  MaryAnn Bentrott and Cari Coleman: 

andycaricoleman@cox.net

Northwood's Jazz at the Oak Annual Outdoor Concert this Friday, May 15
Jazz at the Oak is a free outdoor concert and fundraiser which features the Sierra Vista Jazz Band and Northwood's Award Winning Musicians! Come join us by the oak tree for an incredible night of jazz music from Northwood's three jazz bands and our new jazz choral group. You can also enjoy a great meal from one of the gourmet food trucks and join the fun by entering the raffle to win loads of fantastic prizes!

Do not miss an entertaining and fun evening for the entire family! All money raised at Jazz at the Oak supports Northwood High School Instrumental Music. See flyer for details.
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Northwood's Annual Jazz at the Oak Outdoor Concert on Friday, May 15 
Jazz at the Oak is a free outdoor concert and fundraiser which features the Sierra Vista Jazz Band and Northwood's Award Winning Musicians! Come join us by the oak tree for an incredible night of jazz music from Northwood's three jazz bands and our new jazz choral group. You can also enjoy a great meal from one of the gourmet food trucks and join the fun by entering the raffle to win loads of fantastic prizes! Do not miss an entertaining and fun evening for the entire family! All money raised at Jazz at the Oak supports Northwood High School Instrumental Music. See flyer for details.
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GRAD NIGHT NEWS:

NHS Friends & Family Night at Chipotle Northpark
 

Grab dinner at Chipotle Northpark on Tuesday, April 28 between 5:30-8:30pm and support NHS! Mention Northwood High and 50% of the sales that night will benefit our Grad Night. See flyer for details.

Senior students and parents: Also at Chipotle the night of April 28 - Last chance Grad Night ticket forms will be available at current price of $150! Price increases in May. Bring your checkbook to purchase a Grad Night ticket while you enjoy dinner or pick up your takeout order (both student and parent signatures required on ticket form).

Link to Grad Night ticket form:
http://northwoodptsa.org/2014-2015/assets/newest/GN%202015%20Ticket%20Purchase%20Agmt%20v2.pdf


Enjoy Jazz at the Oak Concert on Friday, May 15 at NHS 
Jazz at the Oak is a free outdoor concert and fundraiser which features the Sierra Vista Jazz Band and Northwood's Award Winning Musicians! Come join us by the oak tree for an incredible night of jazz music from Northwood's three jazz bands and our new jazz choral group. You can also enjoy a great meal from one of the gourmet food trucks and join the fun by entering the raffle to win loads of fantastic prizes! Do not miss an entertaining and fun evening for the entire family! All money raised at Jazz at the Oak supports Northwood High School Instrumental Music. See flyer for details.
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