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NORTH PENN HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES


Kyle Berger, Director of Student Activities



MEETINGS:      


COVID-19 SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE Per an order from Governor Tom Wolf, all public and non-public Montgomery County schools including NPSD are closed until at least April 6, 2020. This includes all school and district offices. All school activities, field trips, meetings and use of facilities are cancelled.



ENACT CLUB: Have you seen the new water bottle refill stations in the gym, pool and outside the main office? We're adding another! The cafeteria will soon have a water bottle refill station. To celebrate this, we'll be giving away over 100 reusable water bottles during lunches on Earth Day, April 22!

CHEMISTRY CLUB: Are you having trouble with your chemistry homework? The chemistry club is offering help after school on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month in room K-231 after school. See Mr. King for further information. 

ROBOTICS CLUB will meet Tuesday night from 6-8 at North Montco and Thursday after school from 2:30-5:30.

 

CHESS CLUB: Do you want your face on a chess piece? The engineering department and chess team can make that happen! Stop by at E-138 or H-8 for a sample and more information.

RAINBOW ALLIANCE, formerly the Gay Straight Alliance, meets the first and third Thursday of every month in K-129. Those who are LGBT and allies are welcome to attend.

MOCK TRIAL meets every Wednesday after school in K-32. So if you are interested in law or trials and you'd like to act the part of a lawyer or witness in a competition, Come to K-32 any Wednesday after school.


UPCOMING EVENTS AND GENERAL INFORMATION: 


SHREK THE MUSICAL is coming April 30, May 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm and May 3 at 2:00 pm to the NPHS Auditorium, presented by NPHS Theatre & Thespians! All your favorite characters return from the original animated film, with more singing and dancing. Get your tickets now! Avoid long lines or sold-out performances!
On-Line: https://nptheater.ticketleap.com/shrek/  (some credit card and handling fees apply). Or go to North Penn Theatre for more information or a Ticket Order Form to avoid handling fees or for Gold/Silver Card Patrons. Tickets will be emailed to you to print or show from your phone at the door! Tickets are only $10 for adults and $5 for Students. Find out ways to be and advertiser or sponsor of Shrek and support theatre in our schools and the students who make it at North Penn Theater. See you at the show!!!

MINI-THON: NPHS's annual fundraising event to fight childhood cancer begins Friday, April 24 at 6:00 pm and ends Saturday, April 25, 6:00 am. Mini-Thon registrations have started this week (February 18-21) during all lunches! The early registration fee for this week is $25. If you wait until next week (February 24-28), the registration fee is $30. Be sure to sign up for a night of fun, dancing, and games, all for a great cause of fundraising to fight childhood cancer. 


CAP AND GOWN ORDERS: Seniors should visit the Graduation Store to order their Graduation Cap and Gown. Class of 2020, it's time to start thinking GRADUATION! To order your cap and gown as well as graduation announcements and other Class of 2020 gifts, please visit Senior Cap and Gown Link or Graduation Store. All caps/gowns will be delivered to NPHS and distributed to students. 

Cap and Gown orders Before January 1, $23.00; beginning January 1, $26.00. 

 

LOCKERS:  Do you need a place to keep your coat? Complete the form below to request a locker. Locker information will be posted to your student portal when assigned.See Mrs. Borchers in K-31, periods 1 to 4 with questions. Locker Request Form

SENIOR EXEMPTIONS: Seniors may exempt up to two exams. This can be two year-long courses or one year-long course and two semester courses, or four semester courses. Students must have an A in all marking periods of the course. Students wish to exempt a course must let their teacher know, prior to the exam, to be added to the exemption list.Exam Exemption Form Link

 

YEARBOOK: Order the Accolade (yearbook) now at Jostens Yearbooks . The sale ends March 1, 2020. 

 

CHROMEBOOKS: Broken or trouble with Chromebooks, students should take them to the IMC. Forgotten Chromebooks, students may barrow a Chromebook from D-018 in the morning and return them to D-018 by 8th period.

CHROMEBOOK CHARGERS: Chromebook chargers may be purchased through the following website: Chromebook Chargers

TRANSCRIPT OFFICE: There is an update to the Transcript Office hours. If a student needs a transcript during periods 1-4, Mrs. Brochures will be located in the College and Career Center, K-31. Students who need a transcript during any other time of the day, Mrs. Borchers will be located in the Transcript Office, F-25. 
North Penn Alumni can order their transcript through Parchment.com

IMC: Students coming to the IMC from lunch, lunch-study, or study hall must have a pass showing that they have signed out from their scheduled location. Students may not come straight to the Library without signing out from the cafe or study hall first. Details are on the Library Website.

 

LUNCH STUDY has been moved to D-18 for periods 4-5-6-7. You have the option to remain in the cafeteria during this time or if you prefer a quieter space, feel free to head to D-18 right outside the cafeteria. If you need assistance or math help, you can also utilize D-18 for support. Please see the schedule posted outside D-18.

ADAPT PEER TUTORING: Have you noticed the new ADAPT Peer Tutoring posters around school? If you look closely you'll see that they contain a scannable QR code. If you are in need of academic tutoring help, scan the QR code with your phone or use this ADAPT Link, fill out the form that appears and ADAPT will provide a tutor for your needs during 8-B and after school every Wednesday. Students can access peer tutors in room K-125 on Wednesdays during 8-B and after school. Contact Mr. Jackson  jacksowt@npenn.org  in Room K-125 if you have questions or would like to be a tutor. Passes for 8-B can be given by any teacher.

 

PARKING APPLICATIONS: All student parking spots have been assigned. Home offices will no longer take any parking applications for this school year. Applications for next school year will be available May.

LATE BUS PROCEDURE: Students must be documented to travel on the late buses. If you intend to stay after school to serve detention, stay for a meeting, for extra help, or any other reason, you must either see your coach/advisor/or teacher, or stop by your home office prior to 1:30 to have your name added to the list. The purpose is for us to know who is on the bus and to ensure that students are using the bus for the right reasons.

LATE BUSES: Buses are provided on Wednesday and Thursday at 4:30 in the front of the high school. Student must see their coach/advisor/teacher or home office, prior to 1:30, to register for the bus. Students must have their Student ID's when boarding the bus. A map is posted in front of the K-Pod Reception Office.

Green - Hatfield Area

Orange - Towamencin Area

Blue - Montgomery Area

Yellow - North Wales, Lansdale Area

SENIOR PICTURE: If you have not had your senior picture taken yet, it is important that you schedule your appointment now by logging onto Prestige's scheduling site Senior Picture Link. Enter school code 415 or you call 1-800-687-9327 to schedule an appointment.

JOB POSTINGS: If you are looking for a job, please see the Job Board in the College and Career Center. Local jobs are posted.  Job Board Postings

LOST AND FOUND: The Lost and Found is located in the K-Pod Reception Office, K-23. There are eye glasses, keys, coats, swim-bags, and much more. The items are donated after 2 weeks of sitting on the shelf.

SPORTS SCHEDULE: To access this week's sports' schedule, please click on the link: Sports Calendar.

HUNGRY AND STAYING AFTER SCHOOL? Stop in the Knights Knutrition Snack Stand. Located in the Gym Lobby, Knights Knutrition is open every day after school until 3:00. Stop in to get healthy snacks before a game, practice or club meeting. Talk to one of our staff members to open a special account so you don't need cash on a daily basis. Lots of variety to choose from and every Thursday is Taco Thursday!

 

NORTH MONTCO TECHNICAL CAREER CENTER Driver's Ed Class information can be found in your Home Office, K-Pod Reception Office or by calling 215-855-3931.