Daily Bulletin – Monday, May 13, 2019
Vaping: Risks, Addiction and Talking with Your Student: You are invited to engage in discussions regarding vaping with other families, students, school and district personnel. Topics include:
- Detecting early signs of nicotine use
- Commonly used paraphernalia used by students
- Strengthening skills to have healthy conversations with your student about substance abuse
The workshop is being offered at various nights around the district. Please try to catch one of them!
- May 23rd – 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Bellevue High School
- May 29th – 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Interlake High School
- June 4th – 8:00 – 9:30 am ESC (Education Service Center)
RSVP is not required yet appreciated for planning www.bsd405.org/vaping Sponsored by BSD and PTSA Council
AP testing continues this week – May 13th – May 17th. Morning exams need to arrive at 7:30am and afternoon exams arrive at 12:30pm. Be on time! Be at the right location! Bring your ID, pens, pencils and your student pack! AP Testing Schedule & Locations can be found here AP Testing Information
Knight Valor is a Newport High School PTSA program designed to recognize students who have completed 140 or more community service hours during high school. Click here for Application Details. Application deadline is May 22, 2019.
In 1987, Newport High School parent Carla Vendeland created the PTSA Knight Valor program recognizing Newport High School students who made a difference in their community through their extraordinary volunteer efforts. Mrs. Vendeland passed away in 1994. In her memory and in honor of her dedication to our community, the Carla B. Vendeland Scholarship was established in 1996. This year, one male and one female student will be awarded $1,000 each. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be: 1) a graduating senior; and 2) earned the PTSA Knight Valor Award (a minimum of 140 hours of community service). Application deadline is May 24, 2019. Click here for Application Details
Are you interested being on the morning announcements team next year? If you are, click here: NHS Morning Announcements and complete the online application.
SBA Testing starts May 20th and runs through May 24th: Click here for bell schedule This is a modified schedule. Grades 9th and 12th will have a delayed start.
Graduation Question? Check out the Everything Graduation Page
Prom Tickets and Guest Passes: Attention, Class of 2019! Prom ticket sales will be taking place the week of SBA testing, which is from May 20 to 24, in addition to the Tuesday of the next week (May 28). We will be selling tickets during lunches and after school. However, because there will be SBA testing, there is one lunch for all students. Information about Guest Passes and pricing is posted on the NHS website: 2019 Prom Ticket Sales For PROM Guest permission slip, click here: NHS Dance Resources
You are invited and encouraged to attend Junior Parent Night – College Application Preview Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7pm to 8:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Have a question for the admissions panel? Use this link to submit your questions: Questions for our Admissions Panel
This evenings focus will be on:
- College Application Timeline
- Application Process
- What you can do over the summer
- College List – Finding at least 3-7 Good Fit schools
- And more
Class of 2019 – Graduation Tickets: All seniors receive four (4) complimentary tickets. Ages 2 and above require a ticket for entry. Seniors can be purchased online until June 14, 2019 at Touchbase for $5 each – no limit. Additional tickets may be purchased on June 17, 2019, at Newport, after graduation rehearsal.
KASC/Iris Fye Library, in collaboration with Chemistry faculty and your RTS, will sponsor the first annual Climate, and Tech Innovation Fair on June 5th. Please consider presenting on a climate change impact; or in making a Green Tech Innovation Pitch to our Sharks! Please see Dr. Busch or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Seattle Times is looking for students to share their stories and writing as part of their Students Voices features. Are you a student who thinks education should be different? Apply to be a part of the Seattle Times Student Voices program. Applications due by May 24, 2019. To apply, click here.
The Bellevue School District High School Summer program is designed for students to improve proficiency, increase their grade and earn credit. Space in the High School Summer Program is limited. Students will be enrolled on a first come, first serve basis. Once classes are full, students may be placed on a wait list. Click here for the enrollment process. Enrollment deadline is 4pm Friday, June 21, 2019.
Dates to Remember:
AP Econ Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 3:10 – 5pm
AP World Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – 3:00 – 5pm
AP Econ Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 3:10 – 5pm
AP Testing Window – May 6 – May 17, 2019 – Multiple Locations
SBA Testing – 10th & 11th Grades – May 20 – May 24, 2019 – Special Schedule – See above
Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm
No School: Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2019
Queens Classic Football Practice – Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 4pm
Class Officer Campaign Week – May 27 – May 31, 2019
Honor Society Induction Ceremony – Newport PAC – Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm
Athletics & Activities Night for INCOMING 9th Grade – Newport Main Gym – Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:30pm
Junior Parent Night – Newport PAC – Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 7:00 – 9:00pm
Queens Classic Football Practice – Monday & Tuesday, June 3 & 4, 2019 – 4pm
Climate, and Tech Innovation Fair – KASC/Iris Fye Library – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 1pm
Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm
Queens Classic Football Game – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 4pm
Senior AP Cape & Cord / Cap & Gown Distribution – NHS Commons – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – After School
Locker Clean Out – All Grades – Newport HS – Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – After School
Teaching Academy Graduation – Newport PAC – Thursday, June 13, 2019 – 7pm
Last Day of School – Friday, June 21, 2019
King County Library System: Life After High School Programs
Community Service Opportunities – Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings
College & Career Center News
Visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.
Clubs and Activities – http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/
Athletics & ASB Activities
Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300
PTSA – Notes
PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/
Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below:
Class of 2019 (Senior) – email@example.com
Class of 2020 (Junior) – firstname.lastname@example.org