NPHS Activities

 


North Penn High School Activities 


Kyle Berger, Director of Student Activities



MEETINGS:      


5-Star Student: The 5-Star Students App is here! Check the daily club meetings and activities here. You can also download the app by clicking on this link or  by downloading it from your phone's App Store. Get involved, track you participation in clubs and activities and earn points to redeem prizes! 

Democrats Club is holding a collection for Jenna's Blessing Bags. Please donate anything that would benefit the homeless community including but not limited to: clothing, non-perishable foods, and hygiene products, feminine and otherwise. Donate outside K223. 

Technology and Engineering Department Annual T-Shirt Sale: This sale is running from January 10 through January 21. To place an order click this link. Once all orders have been completed, the department will deliver you order to you in person or contact you. This year's sale includes a new, never seen before design and new color of hoodie! Contact Julia Young with questions

Senior Spirit Day: The next Spirit Day is Groutfit Day! Please show your support for the senior class by participating in Groutfit day on Friday, January 21st.  A groutfit is an outfit made out of entirely gray clothing! You can either be creative or keep it simple by wearing grey sweats. We hope the entire school wears grey on Friday, January 21st. Wear your best Groutfit!

Christian Club will meet in room E-7 on Tuesday, January 25 at 2:45 until 3;45. 

Theatre Auditions for Singin' in the Rain: Announcing auditions for NPHS Theatre's spring musical Singin' in the Rain. All students must present a recorded vocal audition, and live acting and dance auditions. You need to participate in all 3 auditions to be considered for casting. Students must also complete the Information Form. 
Check out the Daily Bulletin, monitors around the building, the Bulletin Board outside of F41, and NPHS Theatre and Thespian Google Classroom (code 7vaswjr) for more information. Use the NPHS Theatre and Thespian Google Classroom for the script and actin scene audition list, music and vocal selections, scheduling your acting and dance auditions on the Sign-Up Genius, posting Vocal Auditions, and completing the Information Form. 
All students auditioning and those interested in participation in technical crews are required to attend a mandatory Company Meeting on Tuesday, January 25 at 7pm in the NPHS Auditorium. A parent/guardian must accompany you. Attendance will be taken and students may not participate if they do not attend. The meeting will also be streamed. Contact Mrs. Roney with questions. 

Republican Club will meet in room K224 after school on Wednesday, January 26. 

Polar Plunge: Special Olympics Cool Schools Polar Plunge is back! Raise $50 and you can earn your seat on our bus to Citizens Bank Park during the school day on Friday, January 28 to jump into a pool!  We'll be freezin' for a reason...all donations go to Special Olympics and help to support our Unified Sports programs. Check out the flyers around school or the daily bulletin for the link on how to register. See Mrs. Ahart in E112 or talk to any Special Olympic Club member for more information. All registrations are due by Wednesday, January 19. 

Black History Month: February 1st will mark the beginning of Black History Month. We have a long tradition of recognizing and honoring the contributions of African Americans. 
The celebration of Black History Month began as "Negro History Week," in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian, scholar, educator and publisher. The second week of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. African American educators and members of the Black United Students at Kent State University (OH) initially proposed Black History Month in 1969 and held the first Black History Month celebration in 1970. In February 1976, President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in celebration of the bicentennial.  Black History Month Resources 

Winter Ball  is February 17, 2022 at 7:00pm in the NPHS Gym. Tickets are sold during lunches: February 8 and 9 for $25.00,  February 10 and 11 for $30.00, and February 14 and 15 from 1:45 to 3:00pm in the K-Pod concourse for $35. 
All obligations must be cleared by January 28. Detention are 2:25 to 3:00 in room A13 and 6:55 to 7:15am in your Home Office (schedule in advance). 
Guest forms are available in your Home Office for any non NPHS students. 

Environmental Action Club (ENACT): The members of the ENACT Club are back in action and wanted to give you an update on sustainability around the NPHS community. 
*We're collecting plastic bags throughout the year to be recycled into a bench when we collect 500 pounds. We've partnered with Weis  this Drop off in C117.
*The green bins in you classroom are for co-mingled recycling (paper, plastic, metal)
*At the end of last year, the club won a Green Difference Maker award for their work on the Green Gazette
*There are several new water bottle refill stations around the building! See me for a Free aluminum bottle to use. 

Parking Applications: Please apply at the link below for a parking tag, use your NP student email. Once you are approved you will receive an email from Mrs. Shaw (K-25) when to pick up your parking tag and pay $50 cash or check (payable to NPHS). The process takes about a week. 2021-2022 Student Parking Pass Application. Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Shaw at shawma@npenn.org or Mr. Taylor at taylorna@npenn.org.

Senior Portraits, Class of 2022!    Schedule your appointment www.ouryear.com enter school code 415.


Upcoming Events and General Information:


Senior Disney Trip: Join all of your senior friends for the trip of a lifetime down in beautiful Orlando this spring. For all trip information, go to the Disney Learning Module in you Class of 2022 Announcement Canvas course. If you have any questions, see Mr. Fluck or Mrs. Marino in E116.
Seniors who have paid their initial deposit, your second deposit of $600 is due October 22. 

Academic Decathlon: Want to make friends while learning things? If so Academic Decathlon is just right for you! Don't worry, your efforts will be rewarded soundly as in previous years awards have been at the regional and state levels. Our Google Classroom code is zfi5jfl and meetings are Tuesdays and Thursdays for 3:00 to 4:00pm. If you have any questions, please bombard either zongm@stu.npenn.org or mullardj@npenn.org. 

Academic Discussion And Peer Tutoring (ADAPT) If you find yourself in need of a tutor for Math, Science, English, History, or even a foreign language, just type in npadapt.live in you browser and click the icon to request a tutor or go to our ADAPT Instagram account @npadapt and find the Tutor Request Form in the bio. Please contact Mr. Jackson with questions. 


ADAPT's SAT Prep program is back Classes are held virtually every Monday at 2:55 until December. The class is completely free, and you will have access to lots of practice and study materials and excellent tutors who scored over 1550 on their SATs. If you're planning to take the SAT, this is your chance to learn how to get the best score you can. If you're interested in joining, you can find the google classroom code on the posters around the school, reach out to the Instagram account @npadapt, or contact Mr. Jackson in K125. 

Auto Club: Have a passion for cars? Want to know more about how a car works? The Auto Club meets on Thursdays at 2:45 in room H-3 across from the Columbia gym. You do not need to own a car to be in the club. Please contact Mr. Boyer if you have any questions. 

Badminton ClubSign ups are now open in the 5 Star app to join the 2021-2022 Badminton Club. If you are interested in holding an officer position or have any questions, please email Mrs. Panaski.


Computer Hardware and Software Engineering (CHASE)  Students interested in joining the club should contact adviser Dr. Voicheck. No experience is needed! The CHASE club meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday after school.

Computer Programming Club will meet on Thursdays from 2:15 to 3:15 in room E139. Programmers of all experience levels are encouraged to come and new members are always welcome. Contact Mr. Ramsey or Mr. Kolb if you have any questions. 
 

Engineering Projects In Community Service Club (Epics): Come learn about engineering while helping your community! Meetings are held at 2:45 on Wednesday in room H-3 across from the Columbia gym. Please contact Mr. Boyer if you have any questions. 

ENACT Club: The Green Gazette, our eco-newsletter January issue, February issueMarch issue,  April issue, and May issue. If you'd like to read future issues, please sign up here or follow our community Facebook page

Japanese Animation and Cultural Club  meets afterschool (2:30) on Wednesday in room D107. Students planning to take the late bus will have to inform their home office by 1:30 Wednesday. Contact Mr. Kim in room D107 with questions. 


Mock Trial Team meets every Monday at 2:45 in room D-12. Please contact Mr. Haley in room D-12 if your interested in joining the club or have questions. 

Model Aviation Club  Students interested in joining the club should contact adviser Dr. Voicheck. No experience is needed! The Model Aviation Club meets every Tuesday after school in room H-14. 

Muslim Students Association Club (MSA) will hold their meetings every other Wednesday starting in November, in room A-33 from 2:15pm to 4pm. We will talk about the whole year's plan and set meeting dates. Please check in google classroom code ubto5uv. Contact Mrs. Mirza with any questions. 

Photo Club: If you love taking photographs of calm beautiful landscapes, or the fast action of a sporting events, or just love snappin' selfies with you friends, you should join the North Penn Photography Club. Anyone interested in joining the Photography Club, please stop by room K24 Thursday's after school for the weekly meeting. Please email Mr. Raab with any questions.


STARS: Hey students! Are you the next Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, or Steve Jobs? Join the North Penn STARS to get started with your science fair research career. Fame and fortune await you! You must be a NP STAR to enter any science competition. The google class is xxojm4f. Meetings are held in C-15, email Dr. Leithold with questions. 

Theatre and Thespian Troupe 5464The Google Meetings are posted on the NPHS Theatre and Thespian Google Classroom. Haven't joined the Classroom yet? Click here to join.


Troubadour Magazine (Arts and Literary Magazine): 2021's issue of the Troubadour is published and on-line. Check it out! The Troubadour will meet the final Friday of the month, in room A107. Students interested in joining the club should contact adviser Mr. Gillespie.  Please use the 5-Star app to stay up to date. 


Chromebook Issues:  The Chromebook exchange location has moved inside and is now located in the HS Senior Cafeteria (located in the back of NPHS and most easily accessible using the Snyder Road entrance).

If you have not yet paid the fee, you will need to do so before you can exchange the Chromebook. It will expedite the process if you pay online before you arrive. Please remember to bring your receipt. We cannot take credit card payments onsite, only cash or check. 
This process requires you to sign up for an appointment. Use this form to sign up. Signs are posted to direct you when you arrive. Please be advised that all people entering the building are required to wear a face mask and adhere to our social distancing guidelines. Walk-ins will not be refused but may experience longer wait times.
Contact North Penn Family Tech 7 days a week!

*Monday - Thursday from 8am to 8:30pm
*Friday 8am - 4pm
*Saturday and Sunday daily monitoring and continued support on Sunday evening from 7 to 8:30pm. 
Any questions, email npfamilytech@npenn.org or hstech@npenn.org, and someone will assist you. 

 

IMC (Library): Students may request permission via a Google Form that is found on the Library home page. Library QR code
-Students coming from study hall, lunch, lunch study, before school, or after school should use the form. 


Sports and Spring Concerts, and more can be found at youtube.com/nptv

Working Papers: North Penn School District is now able to process working permits while school is open virtually. Electronic application for working permit can be found here Working Paper Procedure. Please call the K-Pod Receptionist with any questions, 215-368-9800, ext. 0. 

Yearbook Sales: Yearbooks are available to purchase for $80.00 online thru March 1, 2022 at www.jostensyearbooks.com Please know that purchased yearbooks will be mailed directly to the student's home during the summer break. They will not be distributed to students in school regardless of whether students return to the building or not during the 2022-2023 school year. 

Parking Applications: Please apply at the link below for a parking tag, use your NP student email. Once you are approved you will receive an email from Mrs. Shaw (K-25) when to pick up your parking tag and pay $50 cash or check (payable to NPHS). The process takes about a week. 2021-2022 Student Parking Pass Application. Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Shaw at shawma@npenn.org or Mr. Taylor at taylorna@npenn.org.

School Nutrition Services Free and Reduced Meal: Students attending a school that participates in the National School Meal Programs can receive a meal at school. Children from low-income families are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. Participating schools receive federal funds for each breakfast and lunch served. For further information refer to the NPSD Nutrition Services.

NPSD Mask InformationPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's administration mandated that all students, staff, and visitors in both public and private schools must wear masks while in school buildings. The state order, which can be found here, is for those in child care centers and kindergarten through 12th grade schools. 
NPSD parents and staff are reminded that the Incidence and Positivity Rates for NPSD Residents (data from the MCOPH) can be found on the district website here. Additionally, on this page you can find confirmed cases in our schools which are tracked on COVID-19 
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Montgomery County's Peer Support Talk Line: When you star to recognize the stressors that you or a loved one is feeling, please call Montgomery County's Peer Support Talk Line at 855-715-8255. It is available, free of charge, 7 days a week, 1:00pm to 9:00pm. Montgomery County also has a Teen Talk Line that can be reached by calling 866-825-5856 or text 215-703-8411. It is available Monday through Friday, 3:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Montgomery County Mobile Crisis provides not only immediate support for crisis situations, but also assistance with managing recurring or future crises. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-855-634-HOPE (4673). This service is available to anyone in Montgomery County, including children, teens, adults, and families.