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Patty Charron - Director of Student Activities

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NMHS Canned Food Drive

November 1- December 20 Bring donations to your 3rd period class!





NMHS Bulletin



  NMHS Bulletin

  October 17, 2017


General Announcements  

Homecoming Dance Guest Passes are due prior to 3:30 p.m. in the Main Office.


Senior Sweatshirts are IN! Buy yours in the Main Office and then pick it up in Activities!


Tickets to the Homecoming Dance will be available for purchase today, Tuesday, October 17th until Friday morning at the Finance Window in the Main Office. (See Ms. Destowet)Agter that, tickets are available for purchase at the dance. $10 w/ASB and $12 without.

Come enjoy the sounds of CookBeats and dance away the evening! This is the biggest dance of the year! Don’t miss out!


It's no fun listening to the news nowadays, so treat yourself to some loving, peaceful music next Thursday evening, October 19th, at the Daniel Pearl Peace Concert. The entire music department will bring songs to soothe your soul. Entrance fee is canned goods, and a donation will be taken for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. 7:00pm in the Theatre.


All you talented Cougars - Memorial's Got Talent is happening in March, so start practicing your solo, get your band together, dance, juggle, make magic, or do any entertaining talent that needs a chance to shine. Auditions are in mid-February to narrow it down to the top ten for the final show. Prizes provided by Newark Music Boosters. Any questions? Ask Mrs. Hong.


**Seniors, come to the remaining college application workshops 10/16, and 10/23 held by former NMHS English & Puente teacher, Theresa Stone. She will be focusing on the UC/ CSU Common and Coalition Applications' essay prompts. 


There are still NMHS school planners available for sale. They are $10 each and can be purchased from Ms.Destowet in the Main Office for students to keep track of all of their assignments and help stay organized. Support MCA, Ink!


Library Hours:  

Monday through Thursday:  Lunch and After School until 4:00 pm

Friday:  Mornings (7:00 am to 7:40 am ) and Lunch

Bookroom Hours:  

Every day: Brunch (students are still coming in to switch books and turn in old textbooks)


If you'd like to enter the Cougar ticket raffle, please place your Cougar tickets in the raffle bin located in the College and Career Center, to the left of the Library door.

Raffle winners will be announced every Friday.  The bin will be emptied after every raffle in order to have a new batch of tickets to choose from every week. We’ll have different prizes throughout the year, including the possibility of winning a yearbook and tickets to school events.  Remember to wear your Cougar blue and gold every Friday!  


Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities! Time slots

Please come and sign up to work the snack bar for football games, Candle Lighters Ghost House (various days in Sept/Oct), Schilling Homework Club, various elementary school fall festivals, etc.


See Mrs. Charron today in the Activities Office during brunch or lunch!


College and Career Center

7:15 am until 3:30 pm (open before school, brunch, lunch and after school)

We have Computers for students to use or to print out work (NOT DURING CLASS) Students can obtain Work Permits, Job information, College information, and ROP information (please do not send students during class) Students can also pick up Volunteer forms and Recommendation letters here

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us or call us at Ext 4333 or 4332


**FAFSA applications start now!

All seniors must start applying for the FAFSA Now! Deadline is November 30th!


Cal State East Bay has on the spot admissions on November 3rd in the College/Career Center. A representative from East bay will be here to help students with the admissions process. There is a sign in sheet in the College and Career center and students will need to sign up starting today!

The deadline to sign up is November 1st

tomorrow (10/17) SF State will be here at lunch! 


Wednesday 10/18 - UC San Diego


Monday 10/23 - UC Santa Barbara (afterschool at 3 pm)


Tuesday 10/24 - Saint Martin's University 


Wednesday 10/25 - Mills College 


Monday 10/30 - University of Connecticut


Washington Hospital Service League Health Care Scholarship applications are now being accepted. The deadline is April 2nd, 2018 so students have plenty of time to submit their application. If students have questions or want to pick up an application, they may come to the College and Career Center. It will also be available on our school website. 


Also, Students who are interested in working...Cold Stone Creamery is hiring! Please see Ms. Laily in the College & Career Center for more info! 


Eye Health Optometry, located in Newark is looking for volunteers for their Halloween Block Party on Oct. 28th Sat. from 4-8PM. They will sign off on community service hours for any students who volunteer.  Volunteer forms are available in the College and Career Center.


Chick Fil-A (Auto Mall Location) is hiring for part time positions. They have an employee scholarship program which awards up to $25,000 dollars per year. Please go to the college and career center for details.


Work Permits: Students inquiring about obtaining a work permit will only be available for pick up or drop off during brunch, lunch, or after school. No work permits may be processed during class time.


The Ron Brown Scholar Program is now available in the College & Career Center. To be eligible, students must be U.S. Citizens , Black/ African-American, and current seniors at the time of their application. This opportunity is NOT for current college students. 

If you are aware of students that may be interested in applying, please send them to the Career Center for an application. 

This scholarship is a chance to win up to $10,000. Thank you for your support



Class News 

The Senior Panoramic Photo will be taken on the hill immediately following lunch on the dirt (grass) hill after lunch on the day of the Homecoming/Spirit Week Rally.


The Spirit Week/Homecoming Rally where all 4 classes present their skits is from 11:39 am - 12:39 pm. (Single Assembly Schedule)


Then Lunch...


Then the Seniors meet on the hill after lunch and the photo happens quickly, as well as the voting for K & Q.


We will have 6 voting stations, so if you have all seniors 5th period, you could help us if you like!


Then seniors will go to class. 



Class of 2019: Juniors!

There is a Coachella designed background at the quad for all the juniors to take pictures in front of. Please come by during lunch to get your picture taken!!


Senior skit practice is MANDATORY this week at 6:30 at the basketball courts and lunch at the tennis courts. Once again these practices are MANDATORY


Freshmen Dress Up Days for Spirit Week!

Monday - Surfs Up (beach clothes)

Tuesday - Comic (dress up as your favorite comic book character)

Wednesday - Onesie Wednesday

Thursday - Generation Day (babies)

Friday - Spirit



Monday - Lazy Day
Tuesday - Surf & Turf (greasers vs. surfers)
Wednesday - Breast cancer awareness


Class of 2019 Spirit Week Days


Mon-Coachella Day (dress like a hipster  and have the obnoxious free-spirited attitude you would have at Coachella)

Tues-Character Day (dress up as your favorite characters from any movie, tv show, cartoon, book, e.t.c)

Wed-90's Throwback Day (wanna feel what it's like to be back in the 90's? use your big, clunky phones to talk with people and your colorful yet dorky clothes to impress.)



Monday - Meme Day

Tuesday - Under the Sea Day

Wed - Greece v. Grease

Thurs - Senior Citizens

Fri - Pride



Senior Quote Form – see link below and the deadline is on December 22nd


Here’s the link: https://goo.gl/forms/T9GDyicw8j4qH8lm1


Seniors, come to the remaining college application workshops on 10/16, and 10/23 held by former NMHS English & Puente teacher, Theresa Stone. She will be focusing on the UC/ CSU Common and Coalition Applications' essay prompts. 


Seniors!  Grad Nite forms are now available in the Main Office.  If you are interested in attending this year’s Grad Nite to Disneyland, please pick one up today!  Limited space available!  If you paid your deposit at orientation, you will also need one of these forms to fill out.


The last day to take senior portraits is December 2nd.  If you have not yet made an appointment, please call Creative Imaging to schedule.  Appointments are filling up fast!


SPIRIT WEEK: October 16 – 20

Spirit Week/Homecoming Rally: Friday, October 20

Homecoming Game: Friday, October 20th

Homecoming Dance: Saturday, Oct. 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons


Club News 

Gaming and Anime Club meeting after school on Tuesday, October 17th in room 482.


There is a drama club tech meeting tomorrow after school 3-4 for the haunted house anyone who can make it please show up.


Auto Werks is meeting at lunch on Wednesday in room 401


Applications for the California Scholarship Federation are available now in the Activities Office before school, during brunch and after school. The deadline to apply was Friday, Oct. 6th. If you are a freshman that signed up on club day you will have to wait until second semester in order for you to apply


Sports News

Come join us at the Cougar Pride Tailgate Party featuring games, music & food trucks!October 20 at the NMHS Stadium

4 – 7 PM


Here is the list of donations being collected by Newark Memorial Athletics. Please help if you can. Donations can be dropped off at the Athletic Office.

**List can also be found on all Athletics Social Media outlets and Athletics website

Community Outreach to Fire Victims

Football: Water  

Water Polo/Swimming: Diapers

XC/Track: Toilet Paper

Volleyball: School Supplies

Tennis: School Supplies

Basketball: Toothpaste

Soccer: Toothbrushes

Wrestling: Baby Wipes

Baseball: Deodorant

Softball: Soap/Body Wash

Badminton: Paper Towels

Lacrosse: School Supplies

Cheer: Shampoo/Conditioner

ALL ATHLETICS: Blankets, Towels, Gift Cards, First Aid Supplies, Jackets


If you are planning to be part of the Cougar Track and Field team this year, there is a very important meeting Monday, October 16th, at lunch in Coach Varesio's room, room 400. This will be a brief meeting, but attendance is MANDATORY!


It’s not too late to be a part of the Cougar Wrestling teams if you did not attend Sign Ups see Coach Burgin in room 344 and get signed up to be a part of our championship program.


Cougar Pride Tailgate Party

Friday, October 20 4pm-7pm

Come join us for the Cougar Pride Tailgate Party featuring games, music, and food trucks.


Winter Sports Registration

Registration for 2017-2018 Winter Sports (Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling) is now OPEN. Students and families are directed to familyid.com <http://familyid.com> to register. Physicals can be turned in to Coach K (AD) or uploaded on to the FamilyID website. Deadline: Friday, November 3.


Winter Sports Orientation will be on Wednesday, November 1 in the Old Gym from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. This is mandatory for all winter sports participants and their families as there will be Information about athletics and important team meetings following.


Sign-ups, open gym, and conditioning for both Girls Varsity and JV Basketball are held every Tuesday & Thursday after school in the Old Gym through November 2.  New and returning players are welcome.  No previous experience is necessary.  See Coach Reina for more information.  GO COUGARS!







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[email protected]


with your Marquee request.

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Patty Charron | Director of Student Activities 

Newark Memorial High School

39375 Cedar Blvd. | Newark, Ca. 94560

(510) 818-4334 | (510) 818-4498 fax

[email protected]


Location: Cougar Commons



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