Thursday, January 22, 2015
From the â€śOn this Day in History Filesâ€ť 1984 â€“ The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, was introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous "1984" television commercial.
In preparation for the 2nd semester on Monday, January 26, students are reminded to access their 2nd semester schedules by logging into Powerschool. In the event you need a printed copy of your schedule, you can request one at the Grade-Level Office.
Captains from all Varsity Athletic Teams and Club Sports for the winter season, this spring, and elected for next fall, please remember a required Captain's Leadership Workshop will be run next Thursday, January 29th after the early release day. The program will start at 12:15 in Room 728 and lunch will be served. This workshop is mandatory for all captains and each Captain should make sure to check in with Mr. Lee in the Athletic Office to get more information and confirm attendance on the 29th. We are also looking for a few more Captains to join the newly formed Captain's Council, serving as the student voice of the athletes and athletics here at NHS. Anyone interested should also let Mr. Lee know.
The Needham High School Senior Quality Exhibit opening night will be held tonight from 6:30-8pm in the NHS library. If you can't make it to opening night, students can view the work in the library up until February 3rd. Please come out to see the incredible work, meet the artists, and enjoy some music and light refreshments. Also, the library will be closed after school today for the Senior Art Show setup, so please plan accordingly.
Friday night at 7:00 PM will see one of our school's most exciting concerts taking place in the auditorium: JAZZ NIGHT 2015 will feature our award winning NHS Jazz ensemble, along with the Middle School Jazz Band, and special guest artists. Don't miss it. Student tickets are only $5 and can be purchased at the door.
All Junior and Senior Wellness students are reminded to make sure they remove all personal items from the lockers by the end of this week. Any remaining locks will be cut off on Tuesday of next week and any remaining clothes, sneakers, etc. will be donated.
There will be a Teens for Jean Drive from Monday, January 26 through Friday the 30th.
Students can donate gently worn jeans of all sizes, and these jeans will be donated to homeless teenagers. The person who donates the most jeans gets a $25 gift card to a place of their choosing. Jeans may be donated any day next week after school outside the cafeteria.
There will be no Late Athletic shuttle bus for Boston resident students today.