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April and May Testing Schedule

Testing for PARCC, MISA, HSA and Advanced Placement exams will begin Monday, April 23, 2018 and last throughout the month of May. Download the attached schedule to see the dates of particular exams. Questions? Please contact Mr. Padgett, PARCC and HSA Testing Coordinator, at Delmer_Padgett@mcpsmd.org or Mr. Sauter, AP Coordinator, at Michael_T_Sauter@mcpsmd.org.


Purchase Tickets for the Spring Musical

The Academy of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present "A 16 Bar Cut: The History of American Musical Theatre" Thursday, April 26 - Saturday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the following link: https://bit.ly/2jIbINF


Silent Auction Now Open

The NHS Silent Auction for AfterProm opened on Sunday, April 15, and will close for bidding on Sunday, April 29 at 10:00 p.m. The PTSA holds this yearly online Silent Auction to help support the AfterProm event. To view the auction, follow this link: https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/home.cfm?auctionID=9538. Items include tickets to events, weekend getaways, sports memorabilia, gift cards, voice lessons, and SO MUCH MORE.


National Honor Society Membership

Are you interested in applying for membership in the National Honor Society? Look at the following dates for information about becoming a member: 

  • April 19, 2018 - Informational Meeting in room A215 during lunch 
  • April 27, 2018 - Applications due to room A215 by 2:30 
  • May 2, 2018 - Application Review in room A215 at 2:45 
  • May 4, 2018 - Notifications sent via email 
  • May 15, 2018 - Induction Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. in the Northwood Auditorium 

Questions? Contact Ms. Bisset at Jamie_A_Bisset@mcpsmd.org


Reserve Parking for Graduation

Colonial Parking has partnered with DAR Constitution Hall to offer guaranteed reservations to attendees of graduations taking place at DAR through online parking reservations. To make a parking reservation, please visit https://www.ecolonial.com/locations/dar-grad-parking/. On the following screen, you will see a list of graduations. Please click on your graduation to view parking options. From there, simply click on your preferred parking location and select “Reserve” Once you have completed through checkout, you will be sent a confirmation via email. Please print out your confirmation and show to the attendant onsite.


Scholarships for the Class of 2018

Attention seniors: please click on the following link to apply for the annual Isaiah Benjamin Aronoff Scholarship: Isaiah Benjamin Aronoff Scholarship Application.

Attention seniors: please click on the following link to apply for the annual Northwood High School Legacy Scholarship: Northwood High School Legacy Scholarship Application.


Order the Class of 2018 Commencement DVD

Class of 2018: You can now purchase your copy of the commencement DVD at the following: http://bit.ly/2jIbINF. The commencement ceremony will take place on June 6, 2018 at DAR Constitution Hall. The DVD is available for $15. The deadline for online purchase is June 15, 2018. DVDs will be available for pick up at Northwood starting June 20, 2018.


Host An Exchange Student from Japan

American Councils for International Education is looking for individuals and families in the Washington, DC area interested in hosting high school exchange students from Japan for two weeks this summer. While in the United States, students will live with a host family for two weeks and take part in a program designed to introduce them to social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, leadership and diversity. Download the flyer for additional information.