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Welcome to the Newsome High School PTSA website!
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! Click here for critical Back To School information.
Students...have you been thinking:
"I'd LOVE to find a way to show my artistic talent this school year and also get recognized for it?"
Well your GOLDEN opportunity is HERE!!
On September 15th, the NHS PTSA kicked off the Reflections Program
and Newsome students...THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW YOUR INNER
ARTIST!!! It's simple:
REFLECT on the theme, CREATE an original work. BE RECOGNIZED!!
Entering is easy and it's fun...JUST: Write a poem or story, compose a
song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art, choreograph a
dance, or produce a film and tell us your interpretation of the
theme: "The world would be a better place if..."
You can pick up a PTSA Reflections flyer today from the Media Center or
from Mr. Bogue in Rm. 205 and submit your entry before the deadline
of Friday, October 17, 2014. The flyer will give you contact
information and tell you where to go for the entry form and rules!
The GOOD NEWS is that NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED - And - EVERYONE who
submits an entry will be recognized for their participation in the
Program which is GREAT for building upon your college resume as an
ACTIVELY INVOLVED NEWSOME STUDENT! Below are links to the different forms for info, rules, and entry:
So Get Going...You have 5 Weeks to Create!! Click here to go to the Florida PTA Reflections page for more information.
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! 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.
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.
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!
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 email@example.com.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFORMATION
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.
Testing Calendar. Click here for the Testing calendar.
Wolves Sports Schedules. Click here for all schedules.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org leaving message and subject blank.
- 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/
Congratulations to our 2014 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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