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  5 Star School Award logoNewsweek Magazine ranks Newsome in the top 2% of high schools nationally!

Newsome is a recipient of the Florida DOE 5 Star School Award for recognition of exemplary community involvement.

Welcome to the Newsome High School PTSA website! 

2014-2015 Newsome High School PTSA Board Members
Newsome High School PTSA. Giving you News You Can Use to be informed, to get involved, and to make a difference.
Newsome High School PTSA is proud to be an integral part of the success of Newsome High School. We invite you to become a member whether you are student, parent or teacher - together we can and do make a difference. It is very important for parents to continue to involve themselves in their children's education, especially when they are in high school. According to many studies, the number one factor in determining how well your child succeeds in high school is parental involvement and support.

The Parent Teacher Student Association is one of the best ways to coordinate that involvement. The mission of the Newsome High School PTSA is to support and speak in the community on behalf of the youth at Newsome High School. Our NHS PTSA board is excited to help achieve this mission and to collaborate together to be a resource for our parents, teachers and students. Have a question and need some answers? Click here or on the Contacts tab to email our Officers who are here to help you!

We can only be successful with your support and participation. We welcome and request your involvement. What's in it for you? Awareness of what's happening at the school and knowing that YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR THE STUDENTS AT NEWSOME!

News You Can Use

  News You Can Use! Click here for critical Back To School information.
Senior ScholarshipsPTSA Senior Scholarships Available!
Seniors, Graduation is right around the corner! Many of you are awaiting a decision from your favorite Colleges and Universities. Some of you already know. The PTSA has been there with you throughout all your high school years and we are here now. Each year the PTSA offers the opportunity to receive a scholarship that will provide funds for books, tuition, boarding or simply to provide you with the supplies you may need for your next step in academia. This year the PTSA will be awarding scholarships to students who will be studying specifically at Two-Year Colleges, Four-Year Colleges and those who will major in the Performing or Fine Arts. Be sure to fill out the correct scholarship application. This year nine $500 scholarships will be awarded, plus one $850 scholarship sponsored by Antala Insurance.

To be considered you must apply. The deadline is February 20, 2015. You must be a PTSA student member by January 31, 2015.
We want you to succeed! Scholarship recipients will be announced during the Newsome Awards Ceremony in May. Contact SeniorScholarships@newsomehighschoolptsa.org with any questions.
Carla Bruning, PTSA Principal of the Year
Congratulations, PTSA Principal of the Year
Newsome High School Principal Carla Bruning was selected as the
2014 Hillsborough County PTSA Principal of the Year.

Please keep scrolling for a lot more great and useful information!
Join the PTSA today!
Join the PTSA! NHS PTSA is accepting membership applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents, Teachers, Students, Grandparents, Alumni, and Community members are invited to join. Click here for the Membership Form. You can complete your membership form and make your $10.00 payment on the Spirit Store tab and gain early access to our Facebook "Member's Only" page. You can drop off your forms and payment/proof of payment at the office anytime, ATTN: PTSA.
Each PTSA membership comes with one car magnet.
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Please Donate

Support us during our Cash Donation Drive! Click here for our Donation Form - print it, fill it in, then turn it in to the PTSA mailbox in the Main Office, ATTN: PTSA. You can also go to our Spirit Store and make a donation via PayPal.
Newsome High School brick paver
Paving your way in life!
We are proud to introduce the Paving Your Way In Life fundraiser for all students. With your participation, this project will assist us to continue offering senior scholarships, teacher mini-grants, student and teacher recognition while leaving behind your name in stone. These engraved stone tiles will be placed on the sides of the planters located in the school courtyard for future generations to enjoy. To order a Brick Paver, please click here for the 2014-2015 order form and submit to BrickPavers@newsomehighschoolptsa.org to complete your order. You may also pay for your Paver order on our Spirit Store. 
Become a Sponsor
Become a Sponsor!
When you become a sponsor of the Newsome High School PTSA, you help a student achieve their potential. Your sponsorship dollars enable us to provide scholarships to students and also go a long way in helping us support the students, the parents, and the teachers of Newsome High School. Click here for the Corporate Sponsorship Form. For more information, please call Liz Brewer at (813) 299-6745 or send an email to sponsorships@newsomehighschoolptsa.org.


  • Community Service 101. Click here for more information.
  • PTSA Says No to Bullying. Report bullies - click the button on the right.
  • Navigator Course Selection Guide. Click here for the guide.
  • Important Dates. Click here for the list of important dates.
  • Newsome High School Bus Schedule. Click here for the current bus schedule.
  • Bell Schedule. Click here for the schedule.
  • Student Calendar. Click here for the calendar.
  • Testing Calendar. Click here for the Testing calendar.
  • Wolves Sports Schedules. Click here for all schedules.
  • SAT Schedule. Click here for the SAT schedule.
  • ACT Schedule. Click here for the ACT schedule.
  • Volunteers Wanted. All Volunteers (PTSA, Boosters, etc.) must fill out a SERVE Application. Click here for the English version PDF form (updated!). Haga clic aqui para obtener la aplicación en formato PDF en español.
  • Monthly E-Newsletter. PTSA Members receive a monthly E-Newsletter with important information and dates each month. Don't be left in the dark, join today!
  • Current PTSA Board Meeting Minutes. Click here for the March 19, 2014 Minutes.
NHS uses two mass communication systems to keep you informed of current information.
  • First is PARENT LINK. Parent Link is a phone messaging system that uses the number that is listed on your student’s emergency card. If you have not received a call yet, contact the school at 813-740-4600 and  provide them with a good number so you don’t miss out on the regular Parent Link calls.
  • The second is EDSBY. HCPS is streamlining communication with MySpot, the Student Parent Online Toolkit. If you were enrolled in HCPS last year, your sign-on remains the same. Students new to HCPS will use your MySpot account. To set up your MySpot account, visit https://myspot.sdhc.k12.fl.us/register/
Newsome is also utilizing a text messaging system to inform parents of Newsome events. To join, either text “@newsomep” to 754-600-4875 or send an email to newsomep@mail.remind101.com leaving message and subject blank.
Congratulations 2014 Senior Scholarship Winners!
Newsome High School 2014 Senior Scholarship Winners

Reflections Art Contest

Congratulations to our 2014 Reflections Winners!

2014 Newsome High School Reflections Winners

1st = Macey Wilson

A special congratulations to Macey Wilson whose film entry won 2nd place at State.

1st = Nicole Casale
2nd = Alex Ullom

1st = Sarah Gregorich
2nd = Jessica Hanley
3rd = Sabrina Peregolise

1st = Laramie Renew
2nd = Nicholas Metheny
3rd = Julia Casale
Honorable Mention = Emma Tumlin , Rebecca Smith, Garrett Ferguson, Evelyn Oldham

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Last Updated ( Monday, 20 October 2014 )