Principal's Corner 

Sunday Call to Families 6.10.19

Good Evening, Gladiator Families. This is your principal, Ms. Charley-Greene with updates and reminders for the week of June 9 – the final week of the 2018-2019 school year!

Senior families: mandatory graduation rehearsal June 10. Graduation is June 11 and school is closed so that our staff may attend the ceremony. Monday will be a 7-period day, Wednesday and Thursday are block days and Friday is an early-release, 7-period day.

Attention Fall Sport Participants: Get a jump-start on your Fall Sport season by scheduling a Sports Physical before school ends on June 14. Our Wellness Center Clinic MD and nurse practitioners are available Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri from 8 am to 2 pm and Wed from 8 am to noon. Enrollment in the Wellness Center is required, along with a Pre-Participation History Form. Pick up a packet and/or health form in the health room today or download a copy from the MCPS website. For more information, call 301-649-8263. Go Gladiators!

Summer assignments for the 2019 - 2020 school year are due when students return for classes in September. View summer assignments for English, mathematics, science, social studies, and art.  If you have a question about summer work, contact either the teacher listed on the assignment or the department resource teacher by email.

Please be reminded that Northwood is a Regional Summer School site. Session 1 of summer school begins Monday, June 24. Please see your counselor or the MCPS website for summer school information.

The Northwood School Counseling team has an engaging summer program planned for students to assist them in their post-secondary planning. The School Counseling Department presents our first “College and Career Readiness Summer Speaker Series”. The information shared during the speaker series will provide Northwood HS students opportunities to increase their preparation for post-secondary life. Northwood school counselors will facilitate these sessions and includes guest speakers with expertise regarding college access and career readiness. The speaker series occurs every Tuesday throughout the summer, from 2-3pm in the Media Center. Space is limited. Please reach out to your child’s school counselor with any questions. TO REGISTER follow the google link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLCqZGqvsuZcL8oiTSIByqhI4xolnxnb1530dbFjYt-2uI7g/viewform

Download information about the speaker series and college and career readiness workshops.

That’s it for this week’s updates and reminders. This is your last Sunday Call for the year. There may be periodic updates over the summer and Sunday Calls will begin again in August. Thank you for your partnership and a successful school year. Have a safe and enjoyable summer!