evening, Northwest Families, this is Jimmy D’Andrea, principal of
Northwest High School, with your Sunday evening message.
you so much to everyone who helped to make the Booster Club Silent
Auction on Thursday such an incredible success! Whether you helped with
the preparation, donated items, or participated on Thursday evening,
your support makes a tremendous difference for our students! I also
want to extend a very special thank you to the event chairperson, Kim
Summers, who spent countless hours coordinating all of the details of
students are allowed to wear costumes for Halloween on Tuesday,
absolutely no masks and no weapons are allowed. Please note that the
prohibition on weapons includes real weapons, toy weapons, and anything
that looks like a weapon, even if the item is part of a costume.
Drama Club Performance: Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4
drama club is presenting “Oz” this upcoming weekend, and all members of
the community are invited to see what promises to be an outstanding
show! Performances will occur at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 3, and at
2:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday, November 4. Tickets are $8.00 for
students and $10.00 for adults.
Senior Panoramic Pictures: Orders Due Friday, November 3
can order a copy of the senior panoramic picture for $20.00. All
orders are due to Ms. Amy Mason, yearbook sponsor, in room 122 no later
than Friday, November 3. If you have any questions, please contact Ms.
Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional order forms are also available in room 122.
Northwest Blankets Being Sold by the Music Department
Northwest Music Department is selling “NWHS Jags” embroidered fleece
blankets to raise funds for their spring field trip. Blankets are only
$15, and order forms are available here: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/schools/northwesths/announcements/blanket%20flyer.pdf.
Orders can be submitted to Ms. Baker, choral music director, or the
media center staff. The deadline to order is next Thursday, November 9.
Winter Sports Registration
sports tryouts start Wednesday, November 15, and registration this year
will be online. For complete details, please visit http://northwestathletics.org/2017/09/22/winter-online-sports-registration.
Parents must register their children by Monday, November 13, in order
for them to be able to try out on Wednesday, November 15. For parents
who do not have access to a computer, please come to room 104 between
6:00 pm and 8:00 pm tomorrow, Monday, October 30, or Wednesday, November
1, for assistance in completing the registration process. If you have
any questions about registering for winter sports tryouts, please
contact Ms. Anne Rossiter, athletic director, at email@example.com.
Please note that some teams may require additional sport-specific
forms, and these forms will not be available online. Students should
check with the respective coach to see if there are any additional
Learner’s Permit Test at Northwest HS: Wednesday, November 15
High School is very excited to be partnering with the Maryland Motor
Vehicle Administration (MVA) to offer the learner’s permit test at 3:00
pm on Wednesday, November 15, in the Northwest High School Auditorium.
Interested students must be at least 15 years and 9 months by November
15. Permission forms may be picked up in the main office and must be
returned to the main office no later than Tuesday, November 14.
students pass the test, they will have to travel to an MVA office at a
future date to obtain an actual learner’s permit. However, we are
offering this service at Northwest to make it more convenient for
students to take the test in a familiar environment. If you have
questions about this, please contact Ms. Barbara Veirs in the Northwest
High School Main Office at (301) 601-4660, or Ms. Monica Neupane at the
MVA at (301) 956-1400.
Montgomery County Flu Shot Clinic at Northwest HS: Thursday, November 9
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring
a free flu shot clinic for children between the ages of 3 and 18 on
Thursday, November 9, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the Northwest
cafeteria. To make an appointment, please visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov, or call 311.
Holiday Giving Project of Montgomery County: Requests Due by Monday, November 13
Holiday Giving Project of Montgomery County provides December holiday
assistance to families in need throughout our community. To request
assistance, there is a form that must be completed and returned to the
Northwest Counseling Office by Monday, November 13. The form is
available here: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/schools/northwesths/announcements/Document%20(00000005).pdf. It is also available in the counseling office and in the “News” section of the Northwest homepage.
Free and Reduced-Price Meals
order for students to receive free or reduced-price meals, a new
application must be submitted each school year. If your student
received free or reduced-price meals last school year and a new
application has not yet been submitted this year, please do so as soon
as possible so that your student can continue to be eligible.
Applications are available in the main office, the counseling office,
and at this link: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/departments/foodserv/farms/2017.English_mealapp(1).pdf.
Cap and Gown Fee
The graduation cap and gown price for this year is $52 until April 1. The fee can be paid online at www.balfour.com.
Student Pictures for Grades 9-11
students in grades 9 through 11 took yearbook pictures in September.
Parents can now view and order these pictures online at www.vosphoto.com/northwest.
Simply click “After Picture Day – Proof and Order Online” in the lower
left corner of the page, and the online code is your child’s 6-digit
student ID number.
always, please do not hesitate to call us at any time if you have
questions or concerns. Thank you for your support of Northwest, and
have a great evening!