TUESDAY MAY 21ST 2013
CLUBS – ALL MEET DURING LUNCH UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED – Monday: Robotics Team-1131 @ 6PM; Earth Corp-1130; Latino Club-2104; a capella club-1410; Tuesday: Spoken Word in 2121 after school; RADD in Ms. Michael’s rm, 1319; Key Club-2138; GSA-2135; Agape Bible Club-1118; Chess Club in Mr. Stidham's rm. Wednesday: Spanish Club in rm 2106; Asian Club in rm 2141; Native Club-2134 at 2:30; Black Student Union in Ms. Ruehle’s class rm 1116 during Reflective; Thursday: Photography Club in rm 1205; Abolitionist Club in Mr. Windus’ room 1113; Japanese Club-2107; Opera Club-2121; Class of 2015-Room 2129; a capella club-1410; Special Olympics Club in Ms. Fraser’s rm. 2123, African Girls Club-2129 @ 2:30-PASS REQUIRED; HAM radio club in the Radio Room; Friday: Fiber arts -2104; Jew Club-2139
YDD dress-up themes: Tues – tropical, Wed – Decades (9-50s, 10-60s, 11-70s, 12-80s), Thurs – class colors and togas for Seniors
ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT THE SPOKEN WORD ROOM? The Spoken Word Room meets every Tuesday after school in Mr. Uhlman’s room. All are welcome. A place to speak, a place to be heard, a place to listen, this is Spoken Word.
· SENIORS ONLY! (For the first time.) You can purchase your yearbook BEFORE Senior Breakfast this year. If you haven't already bought a yearbook, do so now.
· SENIORS! THIS THURSDAY, MAY 23RD, is the last day to turn in SPREE payments and forms if you want to sign up for SPREE buses with your friends at the Senior Breakfast. Don't delay; sign up by Thursday!
· SENIORS NEED TO KNOW THAT: SENIOR BREAKFAST and CELEBRATION DAY is Tuesday, May 28. Only $5.00 to attend. Tickets on sale during lunch in the Activity Center all week. Ram Restaurant at Northgate starting at 9:00 a.m. Be back here 11:00 a.m. for activities, Outstandables and YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION (for seniors only that day). If a senior has not purchased a yearbook they can do so (for the first time this year) all next week. Purchase a yearbook for $75 at the Fiscal Office before school, after school or during lunch.
· CLASS OF 2013 RAIDER GEAR: T-shirts are for sale all week during lunch. $5 for the Class of 2013 senior black-n-gold sleeveless tee. And, if seniors missed their chance to buy a Class of 2013 junior year t-shirt, they are being sold for only $2.
LAST WEEKEND NATHAN HALE’S JAZZ BAND, ORCHESTRA AND CONCERT BAND performed at the Forum Music Festival in Anaheim, California. Concert Band scored an impressive Silver Rating, putting them in the top 20% of schools in the country. Jazz Band and Orchestra each received the highest Gold Rating, putting them in the top 10% of schools nationwide. Soloists Adrian Eldridge and Rowan Dowell each received outstanding musicianship awards. Please take a moment to congratulate our musicians on their achievement!
COME TO THE FINAL NATHAN HALE PTSA COMMUNITY CONVERSATION, Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 7pm in the Commons Area. Five important groups at Hale, Nathan Hale Student Government (ASB), NHHS Senate, Nathan Hale Foundation, Nathan Hale Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) & Nathan Hale administrators will talk about how decisions are made about priorities, philosophy, spending and more. Parents and guardians have the opportunity to be involved in the NHHS Senate, the Nathan Hale Foundation, and the PTSA. The evening will be a great opportunity to make contacts, learn about Hale, and hear how we make decisions that affect students and families at our school. 9th Grade Parent/Guardian Meeting at 6:30pm, also in The Commons before the 7pm meeting. The topic will be making the transition to 10th grade.
CASCADE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL is a Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) focused educational program for middle and high school students. During the summer we combine outdoor adventure with environmental science to offer dynamic experiences to students. In addition to completing a rigorous academic curriculum in ecology, students will get great exposure to careers in environmental science and resource management. Students can work with their sending schools to receive high school science credit for the course, as it will be taught by certified science teachers and will satisfy many of OR/WA state science standards including earth science and scientific inquiry. More info. at www.cascademountainschool.org. Some scholarship money is available.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY, MAY 23RD
STUDENTS NEEDING CREDIT RECOVERY- If you need to make-up a course(s) that is required for graduation, contact your counselor right away. The deadline to sign up for district credit recovery options is May 29. Forms are to be turned in to the counseling office.
STUDENTS NEEDING TO MAKE-UP WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY-- See your counselor for options. Juniors should pick up a packet from Mr. Ames in room 2129 before school is out so that they are prepared for the exam in early September. If you are a junior who has not completed the Washington State history requirement, this is a great (and free!) way to have the graduation requirement out of the way and met BEFORE senior year.
RUNNING START STUDENTS-Sophomores and Juniors who are signed up for Fall quarter Running Start classes should e-mail their counselors of any scheduling changes that occur after registering for courses at the community college. This will help in scheduling any classes to be taken at Hale.
INTERESTED IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND/OR PUBLIC HEALTH? We would like to bring your attention to WaterWorks - a free NSF-sponsored workshop program being held at the University of Washington this summer. The program will provide 11-12th grade science teachers and students with unique hands-on training in the science and technologies utilized to ensure the safety of our drinking water supplies, as well as exposure to cutting-edge research in water treatment and public health protection. Applications are now being accepted for student workshop being held from August 19-23. Application forms, anticipated workshop schedules, and additional details on the WaterWorks program objectives can be found at: http://faculty.washington.edu/doddm/Personal/WaterWorks.html. Have questions? Contact Michael Dodd (Assistant Professor in UW Civil and Environmental Engineering) at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 206 685-7583.
MAY 31ST HIP-HOP FOR REAL CHANGE. Hip-hop Concert, a benefit for Real Change, featuring BFA, All Star Opera, E&J, Jonah Falk, Adam Nystrom and Kamry Omar. Check it out Friday, May 31st, 9pm-12am in the Nathan Hale PAC. Representing NHHS class of 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, & 2014. Hosted by Grynch. Contact Jonah Falk in person or on Facebook for advance ticket price. Tickets sold at lunch in the commons only $3 in advance, $5 at the door. All ages welcome.
GET YOUR YDD ON! Are you a spirited individual? The student store has got all your Spirit Gear for YDD Week. Freshmen get a red foam finger for only $1 as well as red sweatshirts and red beads. Sophomores grab a new WHITE t-shirt and white beads for a white out. Juniors get your blue foam finger for only $1 and wear a blue crew neck sweatshirt to show your spirit. Seniors we've got black beads. Other Raider Gear includes headbands, scarves, tattoos for only 25¢ each and beads are a great deal at three-for-a-dollar. Raider Retail is your space and place this week for Raider Gear as well as snacks and beverages like Swirls and Push-Up Pops. Raider Retail respects the house. Do you? Please, remember to pick up after yourself and encourage others to do so.
SUMMER SERVICE LEARNING HOURS OPPORTUNITY: Northgate Summer Academy is a summer academic and enrichment program that provides support for incoming 2nd through 5th graders in an interactive, creative learning environment. As a reading coach you will lead small group activities with incoming 2nd and 3rd graders to reinforce comprehension, vocabulary, and letter/sound skills covered by instructors, and work with students one-on-one to practice reading fluency and comprehension. As a math coach you will lead math games and activities with small groups of incoming 4th and 5th graders, and work with students one-on-one to practice skills taught by certificated teachers. Skills and qualifications include: consistent, flexible, patient, able to read fluently and with high comprehension, and some understanding of diverse cultural and social/economic backgrounds. You must also be effective in engaging students, able to address different learning and behavioral styles, and must be able to complete a background check. More info. is available in the counseling office or contact Jennie Morrison :Jennie.Morrison@seattle.gov, 206-687-5781.
SEATTLE SKILLS CENTER SUMMER SCHOOL – now taking applications. Skills Center summer school is open to 9-12th graders and is free. Most programs run from June 17th – July 8th. For details and specifics see application: http://skillscenter.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/3679205/File/Summer%20Program%2012-13%20Application.pdf?sessionid=f68437362bca8681265e047d3ce3c0e9 or go to Seattle Skills Center site in High Schools on the SeattleSchools.org pages. Questions: Deanna Gallichan: email@example.com
Lunch: Today; Tuesday; mozzarella cheese breadsticks w/ marinara dipping sauce,
Wednesday; BBQ chicken leg w/ potato salad, Thursday; Italian baked fish w/ penne pasta
Late start Tuesdays: 5/21
5/24: No school (Memorial Day Holiday)
Ensuring that all students become honorable, skillful, thinking citizens.