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NMHS Bulletin


  NMHS Bulletin

   January 27, 2017


General Announcements  


Seniors:  A friendly reminder that senior quotes are due to Ms. Canales in 464 today!


Memorial’s Got Talent:

Talent is all around us here at NMHS. Bring your act to the audition the week of February 14th through the 17th. See Mrs. Hong in the Choir room to sign up. Finalists for Memorial's Got Talent will perform on March 31 for prizes.



The annual Interact Speech Contest is just around the corner! Sign up and write about this year's theme "Rotary serving humanity." How does community service affect you? And what can we do to better serve humanity? There are also REALLY HELPFUL AND HIGHLY RECOMMENDED workshops that will be held after school where you can sign up and get help. So sign up and get writing!! (This week’s workshops will be today from 3pm-4pm, Thursday 2pm-4pm, and Friday 3pm-4pm after school).



The Choir program needs you and your beautiful voice! Auditions for next year's choirs will take place February 6 through 10 after school. Please sign up in the Choir room for a time slot and details.


Seniors attending Grad Nite:


Your 2nd payment is now past due!  If you have not made your 2nd payment, have not turned in your paperwork or have put off signing up to go... please see Ms. Destowet in the Main Office immediately!


We have filled 4 buses and have already started a waiting list for a 5th bus.  Once this bus is full, there is no more room!  So if you haven't signed up and still want to go, it is imperative to see Ms. Destowet today!


Just a reminder that your final payment is due on February 17th!


Community Service Opportunities

Newark Library needs teen volunteers. They are looking for volunteers for their after school programs. For more information you can pick up a flyer from Ms. Cranon in the Career Center.


College and Career Center

Attention graduating seniors, there are numerous scholarships that have been added to the NMHS School Loop website. Click on the Career Center link to see what scholarship opportunity is waiting for you. If you need applications for a specific scholarship or have questions, see Ms. Cranon in the college and Career Center.


Cal State, East Bay is hosting a Cash for College (FAFSA  & Dream Application assistance) event in conjunction with our annual Education Summit.

It is our hope that you will share this information with students and parents from you school who may need assistance in completing the 2017-2018 FAFSA or Dream application. 

As you know, completing the FAFSA prior to the March 2, 2017 priority date will ensure that high school seniors are considered for priority financial aid, including Cal Grants.


A flyer is attached for your use and event details are highlighted below:


WHAT:                  Cash for College – Financial Aid Application Help Workshop


WHEN:                  Saturday, February 4, 2017


TIME:                    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


WHERE                 Cal State University, East Bay

                                25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

                                Arts & Education Building, Room 393

                                Hayward, CA  94542


Financial aid professionals will be on hand to assist families in completing and submitting the FAFSA and the Dream Application.  We will also have time to answer questions about financing an education

with the assistance of California State and Federal student aid.


Harbor Freight Tools in Newark is hiring. You must be 18 to apply. Positions are salary plus commission. If you are interested please see Ms. Cranon in the Career Center. 


Kumon of Newark is hiring for part time positions. Must be 16 and strong in math and reading skills. If you need information on how to apply, you can pick up a flyer in the Career Center.


Attention students interested in the STEM Program, Morpho Detection is now accepting applications for their scholarship opportunity. Students that are interested can pick up an application in the Career Center. There will be an internship offered to the winner of the scholarship.


Looking for Scholarship Money?

Women in Mining California Chapter is proud to offer five $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors or current college students pursuing majors in mining, geology, engineering, or environmental. Attached please find a copy of the application for this scholarship. For more information please visit our website wimca.org/scholarship-opportunities/


Carrington College has scholarships available for students that are interested in careers in the medical field. Students that are interested can apply through the link on our school loop site. I have also included the information below. 


Carrington College has a new scholarship, "San Francisco Bay Area Medical Assisting Scholarship," for students who are interested in studying medical assisting at their school.http://carrington.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/


Students that are interested in an education in engineering, please inform them of this scholarship opportunity. The details of the scholarship is on our school loop website or I have included the link below.



Enter the 2016-2017 Optimist International Essay Contest
The Newark Optimist Club (Club #20261) invites Tri-City resident students to participate in their 2016-2017 Essay Contest.  This year’s topic for the 700-800 word essay is:  “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges.”  Students who are under the age of 18, as of October 1, 2016, and have not already graduated from high school, are eligible, and encouraged to enter the contest.

At the club level, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place medallions and cash prizes ($200, $100, $50) will be awarded.  The first place essay will also be sent to the District competition, where the winner will be awarded a $2,500 college scholarship.

For more information and application, that includes the official rules, students may go to www.optimist.org (click on Programs, Scholarship Contest, and Essay Contest) or email Essay Contest Chairman, Darryl Reina, at 
[email protected] for application and contest information.

Completed essays may be emailed to Essay Contest Chairman, Darryl Reina, at 
[email protected], or sent by mail to:  Newark Optimist Club, PO Box 402, Newark, CA 94560.  The final deadline for entries to be received is January 27, 2017.  Local club winners will be announced on February 10, 2017, and will be recognized at a special breakfast meeting on February 15, 2017.


The Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA), a non-profit Employee Resource Group of AT&T, is seeking qualified applicants for its 2017 Scholarship Program.  We are proud to announce that at least twenty-one (21) $2000 APCA National Scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 academic year.  Besides the national scholarships, we are also offering 15 $1000 state scholarships to Northern California & Reno, Nevada students.  The scholarship program is open to all graduating high school seniors of any ethnic or cultural background with a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. 


Information about APCA scholarship program including the complete eligibility requirements and FAQ, the link to download the scholarship application, and the process to submit the scholarship application can be found at our web site:  http://www.apca-att.org/scholarships.  All scholarship applications must be submitted online by Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 11:59 PM (Pacific Standard Time).


Class News 

Next Grad Order Day on campus is Friday, February 24th in the Quad at lunch!

Here is the link for ordering just your cap & gown online!


Go to highschool.herffjones.com to order your official school announcements, cap and gown, senior items, and class ring.  Need help ordering or have questions?  Call us at 866-238-5336 or email [email protected].    Order now to save yourself time and money in the spring.  Congratulations to the class of 2017! 


Senior Portraits – If you need to set up an appointment call Creative Imaging at 925-485-6025.


Club News 

Next Food Faire is on Friday, February 10th. Please email [email protected] with your proposed items for sale. All items must be pre-approved, and there is no guarantee that you will get your first choice, especially if you wait too long to RSVP.  Thank you!


There will be a mandatory BSU meeting on Tuesday during lunch. If you would like to order a t-shirt and perform in HATS, make sure that you are present at the meeting.


The Indo American Club will be having a meeting on Monday next week (Jan 30) in Mrs. Jadhav's room at lunch. We will be going through the times for learning the dances for HATS and where to go for the practices. It's an important meeting! 


Speech and Debate meets today, Friday, January 27th!



Sports News

Mandatory Badminton meeting for all who plan to sign up on Friday, January, 27 in Ms. Tung's room, room 318. 

Official lacrosse practices start Wednesday 1/26 after school, be there! 


Girls’ Basketball: -To complete our 26-game schedule we will be hosting Brookside Christian in a Varsity only game on Monday, February 6, 7:00 pm, in the Event Center.  Access to Event Center at 6:00 pm.

Spring Sports Registration Now Open Registration for Spring Sports is now open. All student-athletes who plan to participate this spring MUST register online. This includes any person who has or is currently participating.



Spring Sports Orientation Spring Sports Orientation will be on Wednesday, February 1st in the Old Gym at 6:30pm. This is mandatory for all spring sports participants and their families as there will be Information about athletics and important team meetings following.


Spring Sports Physicals are on Thursday, February 2nd 6:00 pm in the weight room $20.00.

Everything is due on Friday, February 3rd


  • Registration deadline is Friday February 3rd. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS OR PHYSICALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • Submit a sport physical either on Family ID or to Coach K in the Athletics Office by Friday, February 3rd.
  • A Team Donation of $50. Donations can be made online on Family ID via PayPal during checkout or cash/check (made out to “Newark Memorial Athletics”) turned into your coach or the Athletics Office



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