Narragansett High School October 2018 Newsletter
October 2018
A Message from Mr.Warner
Hello parents and guardians,

I hope this message finds you and your child(ren) well, and settling into our new school year. From an adult perspective the kids seem to be doing great and are involving themselves in life here at Narragansett High School.
Safety and security became a hot topic at the end of last year. We have incorporated a number of security initiatives into our daily practice at NHS. The kids, to their benefit, have risen to the occasion. They have respected our new rules regarding leaving and entering our building, and they work hard at keeping a positive culture alive and well in our school.
October will be a busy month with state testing in grades 9-11, Spirit week October 1 through October 6, as well as, our seniors beginning to look at options regarding college and career.
All in all its been a great start at NHS, even taking into account a few noticeable bumps around water and heat issues. I along with our faculty and staff, look forward to 2018/2019! I am happy to report we are well underway for another great school year.


Important Reminders
For October
  • 1st - 6th - Spirit week
  • 2nd - Extended hours for Senior parents 2 -7:30 pm - Afonso
  • 4th - Blood Drive 9 am-2 pm - Gym
  • 4th - Power Puff Game 5 pm-10 pm
  • 5th - Homecoming Game vs Central Falls 7 pm
  • 6th - Homecoming Dance - 6:30 pm - 9 pm
  • 8th - NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
  • 9th - NHS Picture Day
  • 9th - Ext. hours for Senior parents 2-5:30 pm - Pinch
  • 9th - Ext. hours for Senior parents 5:30 pm-7 pm - Manchester
  • 10th - PSAT 7:30 am
  • 16th - Student/Staff flu clinic
  • 16th - Ext. hours for Senior parents 2- 7:30 pm - Pinch
  • 23th - Ext. hours for Senior parents 2 -7:30 pm - Afonso
  • 24th - NHS Fall concert 7 pm - Auditorium
  • 30th - Extended hours for Senior parents 2-7:30 pm - Afonso
NHS Highlights

NHS math department chair Donna Mc Cadden was awarded a Spark Grant! This Grant was awarded to Donna and three others by the Narragansett Education Foundation. She plans to use the grant money to buy graphic tablets to be used with Powerschool learning. Way to go Donna!
MONDAY October 1

Red and White Day
All Students and faculty dress!


TUESDAY October 2
*FRESHMAN DECORATE FOYER*
Decade Day
Freshman -1950's
Sophmores - 1970's
Juniors - 1990's
Seniors - 1980's


WEDNESDAY October 3
*SOPHMORES DECORATE FOYER*
Sports Day
Freshman - Soccer
Sophmores - Basketball
Juniors - Hockey
Seniors - Football/Cheerleaders


THURSDAY October 4
*JUNIORS DECORATE FOYER*
Free Choice Day
Freshman - Pajamas
Sophmores - Hawaiian
Juniors - Rain
Seniors - God's & Goddesses
POWERPUFF GAME 5:30 PM Kickoff
Freshman vs. Juniors - 5:30 pm
Sophmores vs. Seniors - 6:30 pm
Finals TBD

FRIDAY October 5
*SENIORS DECORATE FOYER*
Class Color Day
Freshman - Pink and White
Sophmores - Navy Blue W/Gold Letters
Juniors - Black W/Purple Letters
Seniors - Red, White & Black Camo

HOMECOMING GAME VS. CENTRAL FALLS 7PM

SATURDAY October 6

HOMECOMING DANCE 6:30 PM - 9 PM
PTO News
NHS PTO NEWS
For more information on the PTO, please visit the NHS website:

PTO Meetings
Our PTO meetings for the 2018-2019 school year September 27th , October 25 th , December 6 th , January 24 th , March 7 th , and May 9 th . Meetings will be at 7PM at the NHS Media center, unless otherwise announced on NHS PTO Facebook and Monthly NHS Newsletter. 

PTO Mariner Mingle -
at the Bike Stop Cafe on October 18th, 7-9 pm
The goal of the NHS PTO is to support teachers and students to enhance the learning experiences for our children. We strive to facilitate an atmosphere where teachers, administrators, and support staff can do their best work so that our students will be able to have a positive and successful high school experience. In addition, research indicates that when families are involved, a child is more apt to get higher grades, be more likely to graduate, and go on to college or another successful career.

The PTO would like to extend an invitation to NHS parents to join us for some appetizers at the Bike Stop Cafe (Boon St) on Thursday, October 18 th from 7-9pm. We welcome you to share thoughts and ideas with other NHS parents, or just meet us and see what the PTO is all about! Please come - we look forward to seeing you!

Mariner Market Place  
The NHS PTO is hosting its 8 th Annual Mariner Marketplace to be held in our high school gymnasium on Saturday, November 17 th .   This extravaganza is host to over 80 vendors and over 1000 attendees. This is NHS PTO’s only annual fundraiser. 
Now excepting vendor applications, please see our website for more information!!!   http://www.nhs.nssk12.org/n_h_s_p_t_o/2017_mariner_marketplace


Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards Program
Also, don’t forget that September 7, 2018 through March 16, 2019 , Narragansett High School will have the opportunity to earn cash through Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards Program. This has no effect on your gas points !
NARRAGANSETT HIGH SCHOOL - #06466
All you need to do is:  Log on to www.stopandshop.com/aplus to register online
***If you registered your card last year, no need to register this year for our school to receive credit. Any questions, please contact Diane Hepburn at dianehepburn@hotmail.com

Amazon.com Smile
You shop. Amazon gives to the Narragansett Schools PTO!
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Narragansett Schools Parent- Teacher Organization Inc whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at  smile.amazon.com Just use your existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile as account settings are the same.

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Guidance news
COLLEGE VISITS IN OCTOBER

10/2 Becker 8:45
10/3 Bryant University 9:00
10/4 St. Anslem 8:45
10/5 Salve Regina University 8:45
10/9 Mitchell College 8:45
10/10 Curry 8:45
10/11 Assumption 8:45
10/15 Bridgeton Acadmey - Maine 8:45
10/16 CCRI 8:45
10/17 Simmons 8:45
10/18 Johnson and Wales 9:00
10/19 Roger Williams University 8:45
10/22 Holy Cross 8:45
10/23 UMASS - Boston 8:45
10/25 Rhode Island College
10/26 Stonehill College 8:45
10/29 Endicott 8:45
10/30 University of New Haven 8:45
10/31 Western New England 8:45
From the nurse
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