2012-2013 Hillsborough County Local Unit -- Newsletter & Website Award Winner!

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Phone: (813) 681-2874


Welcome to the Newsome High School PTSA website!

Newsome High School PTSA President Sammy DevineHello Newsome High School Parents, Teachers, and Students,

Welcome to our award winning Newsome High School PTSA website. Voted most outstanding website for content, ease of navigation, and continuous updates for parents teachers and students. We cover things about events, meetings, legislative issues, and much more. We encourage each of you to get involved as your child enters the last phase of public school. The years will fly by and before you know it, you have a graduate! Click here to read the full message...

Samantha Devine, President   
The Newsome Wolves!
Our PTSA Board is open to all and we encourage you to get involved on whatever level you wish. Membership in the PTSA has so many benefits that will help you be more involved in a variety of ways. Please contact us with questions pertaining to the PTSA via our email links or phone numbers on the Contact>Officers page.
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 2013-2014 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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It's Blue Letter Envelope Time!
Continuing with tradition of the Blue Letter Envelope Program, the Newsome High School PTSA is giving our families an extra opportunity to honor our students. Click here to read more about this program. Letters and cards should be sent to: <Student's full name>, c/o Stacie Miller, Newsome High School PTSA - Blue Letter Envelopes, 16550 Fishhawk Blvd., Lithia, FL  33547.
Senior scholarships
PTSA Senior Scholarships
The PTSA is pleased to offer scholarships to outstanding seniors who are Newsome High School PTSA members. The $500 Scholarships are available to selected Newsome graduates pursuing a postsecondary education. Scholarship winners will be announced at Awards Night. Click here for the application and to read more about the requirements. Applications must be completed and submitted by 3:30 pm February 21, 2014 to: Newsome High School, Attn: Mrs. Linda Hacker, College and Career Counselor.
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.
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 Beth Gardner at (813) 263-6905 or send an email to sponsorships@newsomehighschoolptsa.org.
Mini-Grant Application
Apply for a Mini-Grant!
The PTSA budgets money for use on projects or programs to benefit students at Newsome High School. Applications for the current round were due Friday, October 4, 2013, however, watch for additional calls for submissions. When we open the submission period, the typed application and project description must be returned to the PTSA mailbox in the Main Office. Click here for the application.


  • Community Service 101. Click here for the handouts.
  • PTSA Says No to Bullying. Report bullies - click the button on the right.
  • Important Dates. Click here for the list of important dates.
  • Newsome High School Bus Schedule. Click here for the current bus schedule.
  • Wolves Sports Schedules. Click here for the Fall schedule.
  • Student Academic Calendar. Click here for the calendar. En Espanol.
  • Testing Calendar. Click here for the Testing calendar.
  • SAT Schedule. Click here for the SAT schedule.
  • ACT Schedule. Click here for the ACT schedule.
  • Bell Schedule. Click here for the schedule.
  • Navigator Course Selection Guide. Click here for the guide.
  • 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 June 5, 2013 Minutes.
  • 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.
  • Students received their student Edsby accounts at the end of August. Edsby replaces Edline and is useful in monitoring students grades. Here is a link to the Edsby site so you can learn more: edsby.com
  • Parent Link is the name of the automated phone message system used by the School District of Hillsborough County.
Congratulations 2012-2013 Senior Scholarship Winners!
Scholarships are made possible with your PTSA memberships.


Reflections Art Contest

Reflections Art Contest. This Program offers students the opportunity to explore the arts and culture, create original works of art for fun, and be recognized at their school and possibly county, state, and/or nationally. The theme for this school year is "Believe, Dream, Inspire." Click here to go to the Reflections website. Click here for participation rules, each category guidelines/rules, and entry forms. Entries were due by October 24th.

2013 Reflections Winners

2013 Reflections Winner Mark D'Angelo


Mark D'Angelo
Photography, Judges Choice



2013 Reflections Winner Kim Doi


Doi Kim
Visual Arts, Judges Choice



2013 Reflections Winner Teresa Arnoldson


Teresa Arnoldson
Visual Arts, 2nd Place



The NHS PTSA 2013-2014 Board
2013-2014 Newsome High School PTSA Board Members

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Last Updated ( Friday, 31 January 2014 )