Welcome To Northwood
Welcome to Northwood High School, home of the Gladiators. Current pupils can view important information on the student page. If you are a Northwood graduate, please visit our alumni page.
WE BELIEVE THAT A
QUALITY EDUCATION IS THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT OF EVERY CHILD. We do not accept
that all students have a right to fail. It is the right of all students to
succeed. All of us have the responsibility to preserve that right and to
promote success for every student through our commitment to our core values of Respect
and Responsibility. In this way we will create a Culture of Persistence, Tenacity and Collaboration.
To ensure that
all students are successful, we pledge to dedicate ourselves to three
priorities during the 2015-2016 school year. Everything we do will be related
to these priorities.
- Planning for
You can read the full document here.
Fall Sports Awards Pictures
Pictures from the 2015 Fall Sports Awards are available to view and download here. The link will expire in a week's time, so anyone who is interested in downloading the pictures should do so ASAP.
National Honor Society Toys For Tots Campaign
Northwood's National Honor Society will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots. The collection boxes will be in the main office starting December 1st and continuing through December 18th. The collection times will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Student Series
The SGA/Student Leadership class will be participating in collecting Pennies for Patients starting December 1st as one of our community outreach projects. Donations can be made online starting today by following this link. Help us reach of goal of $2016.00. Our campaign ends December 18th. Stay tuned for upcoming FUNdraising activities.
First Thursday: Poetry Slam
The Holiday Giving Project provides holiday food, gift cards, or toys
to Montgomery County residents in financial need who are referred to our
program. All food, gift cards, and toys come from public and private
donations. We try to help as many people as we can, but we cannot guarantee we
will receive enough donations to help everyone who is referred to us. We
cannot help you if you are already receiving holiday assistance from another
organization, such as The Salvation Army.
For more information, please see the letter home in English or en Espanol.
Gladiator Office Hours
Office hours for all teachers are now posted. You can find them here or by using the link on the main menu to the left.
Purchase Yearbooks and Student Ads
Northwood yearbooks are on sale now for $65. Buy your book today. Visit http://jostensyearbooks.com.
Follow Twitter for updates and prizes: Northwood Yearbook- @NHSyearbook2016
Additionally, parents of seniors have the opportunity to purchase ads in the yearbook celebrating their students. Click here to buy an ad to celebrate your senior's milestone year.
Northwood PTSA has enrolled in the SCRIP program to raise funds for the After Prom party. The SCRIP program has hundreds of gift cards that may be purchased from companies such as Chipotle, Starbucks, LLBean, Giant, Safeway, Walmart, Target, Shell, TJ Max, Cabela's, Home Depot, Panera and many more.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Committee is seeking nominations for the Humanitarian Award that will be presented at the MLK Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2016. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, December 11, 2015.
We believe that a quality education is the fundamental right of every child. We do not accept that all students have a right to fail. It is the right of all students to succeed. All of us have the responsibility to preserve that right and to promote success for every student through our commitment to our core values of Respect and Responsibility.
There are still a few
more spots available for the trip, but they are filling up fast! March 26, 2016 - April 2, 2016 students will have an opportunity to take a French Language Immersion tour of Paris. Don't miss out!
Download details about staying connected with MCPS, including information about important telephone numbers, Quicknotes, and the Homework Hotline.
Download the 2015-2016 MCPS school calendar.