Welcome to Northwood High School
Spring Sports Information Meeting
Spring Sports Parent Info Night
Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the auditorium
All parents who have a child trying out for a spring sports team should attend this informational meeting.
This meeting will have information about the upcoming season as well as a meet & greet with sport specific coaches.
6:30 – 7:00 PM - General session in the auditorium
7:00 – 7:30 PM - Sport specific meetings in classrooms
Blood Drive for the American Red Cross
Download the event flyer.
Let It Snow Dance
Let It Snow Winter Formal Dance tickets go on sale February 1st and end February 19th. Tickets are $15. Obligations must be settled before ticket purchase. Guest forms are available in the Main Office and on the SGA bulletin board in the cafeteria. Payments for book or uniform obligations for the purchase of dance tickets are non-refundable. If you are in dispute of an obligation, you must see the staff member who wrote the obligation.
Winter Sports Awards Night
Thomas Edison Open House
The new date for the Winter Open House at Thomas Edison High School of Technology is Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 5 - 8 pm. Thomas Edison is the only non‐comprehensive high school offering students from all MCPS high schools Career & Technical Education programs. Reservations are not required. Students can also apply online to attend classes at Edison during the 2016-17 school year. Download the event flyer for the Open House here.
Online Auction for After Prom
Starting on March 9, 2016, Northwood High School PTSA will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to bid on to raise money for Northwood High School's After Prom Event. Proceeds from this auction ensure that all of our high school seniors can attend the After Prom event, regardless of their financial situation. Your bids will help us to provide a fun, supervised, alcohol-free AfterProm party so students have a perfect prom evening and most importantly, return home safely. Please help our kids make good decisions, stay safe, and have a fun night to remember.
Can you donate an item? To donate to the auction, please view our online auction here.
If you don’t have an item to donate, you can become a NHS Sponsor!
Donations are now being accepted! Donations are fully tax-deductible. The PTSA will provide you with a donation letter for your records after the auction is over.
Questions? Contact Silent Auction Committee Co-Chairs Steven Combs & Diana Combs at AfterPromNHS@gmail.com.
2016 Northwood High School Mulch Sale
What: Shredded hardwood mulch in 3 cubic foot bags (all natural & not treated)
When: Pick Up Saturday, April 9,2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM @ Northwood High School near football stadium. Delivery Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Deadline to Order: Friday, April 1, 2016
- Local Delivery: $6.00 per bag (10 bag minimum) for curbside delivery
- Pick up @ NHS: $5.00 per bag (No minimum)
Ordering Options: Print and mail the order form
Order Online: https://sites.google.com/site/nhsmulch/home
Proceeds support the student athletes and athletic programs of Northwood High School.
Yearbooks For Sale
Northwood yearbooks are on sale now for $75. Buy your book today at Jostens. Follow Twitter for updates and prizes: @NHSyearbook2016
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.
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 Powerful Instruction
You can read the full document here.
School Board Candidates Forum
The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Council of PTAs will present a School Board Candidates Forum on Monday, February 29 from 6:30 - 8:30. The forum will be taped by Channel 21.
Dr. Jack Smith Conditionally Appointed as Next Superintendent of MCPS
The Montgomery County Board of Education conditionally selected Dr. Jack R. Smith as the next Superintendent of Schools for MCPS. Pending approval from the state, Dr. Smith will begin his tenure on July 1, 2016.
After Prom Fundraiser At Chipotle
The PTSA is hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle in Wheaton Mall to support the 2016 After Prom on Monday, February 22, 2016.
Upcoming Parent Academy Workshops
Parent Academy workshops give parents tips and tools to help their children succeed in school. The workshops are free and held at schools and locations throughout Montgomery County.
HBCU 8th Annual College Fair
High school students and parents are encouraged to attend the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 8th Annual College Fair on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Paint Branch High School from 6 - 8 p.m. On-site admissions interviews for seniors will begin at 5 p.m.
7th Annual Choose Respect Montgomery Healthy Teen Dating Conference and Video Contest
The 7th Annual Choose Respect Montgomery Healthy Teen Dating Conference will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016. Students are also invited to create Public Service Announcement (PSA) to promote awareness of dating abuse and domestic violence. The submission deadline is Friday, February 19, 2016.
College Goal Maryland
The event on February 11, 2016 is designed to help students and parents complete the FAFSA.
After Prom Fundraising Announcement
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.
2015 - 2016 Northwood Priorities
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.
2015 - 2016 MCPS Information
Download details about staying connected with MCPS, including information about important telephone numbers, Quicknotes, and the Homework Hotline.