NPHS Activities

 


North Penn High School Activities 


Kyle Berger, Director of Student Activities



Upcoming Events and 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! 

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month begins May 1. AAPI account for nearly 5% of the American population and the group is projected to be the fastest growing major population category over the next half century. The first documented arrival of Asians in America was in 1587 when Filipinos arrived in California. Evidence also suggests that the first Japanese individual to arrive in North America was a young boy in October 1587. It's believed he accompanied a Franciscan Friar. 
Check out the further resources:
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resources

Italian Club is meeting Wednesday, May 11 in room A-7 at 2:30 to discuss plans for next year while having a viewing party of the movie Luca. Snacks will be provided and an announcement of exciting plans.  

Senior Class Cabinet: If you are interested in applying for your senior class cabinet, please email Ms. Young and Mr. King by Wednesday, May 11 at 2:30. They will then email you the application which is due Friday, May 13. Feel free to stop by E112 or K231 if you have questions.

Junior Class Cabinet: If you are interested in applying for your Junior Class Cabinet, please email Ms. Childs or Mr. Frey by Friday, May 13 at 2:30pm. They will then email you the application, which are due Monday, May 16. Feel free to stop by E115 if you have any questions!

ADAPT Club are looking for officers to staff its Peer Tutoring and SAT tutoring programs for next year. Anyone interested in applying should go to NPADAPT.LIVE and fill out an application no later than Friday, May 13, 2022. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Jackson in room K125.

The Troubadour Arts and Literary Magazine is having our final meeting publication release party. All staff are invited to attend our Final Friday Fest. We click publish and celebrate our biggest collection of new works since our revival. Come to Mr. Gillespie's room A107 as we'll go live!

Powder Puff Football: Monday Night Football is coming to North Penn HS, Powder Puff Football, that is! Sign ups for Powder Puff players will take place during lunch periods from Monday, April 25 until Friday, April 29. 
Coaches, sign up in your class cabinet's room: Cheerleaders, sign up in E117. 
Anyone wishing to participate must pick up permission forms from home offices and bring the completed forms to sign-up. The cost for Powder Puff is $20.00. There is a mandatory practice from 1-3pm on Sunday, May 15 and the games will be played on Monday night, May 16, in Crawford Stadium. 


Auto Club: The North Penn Auto Show is May 11, for more information contact Mr. Boyer or click www.NorthPennAutoClub.org. Sign-up to participate in the North Penn Auto Show and to secure your spot!

Singin' in the Rain: Did you miss seeing Singin' in the Rain last weekend? Or did you see it and are still tapping your toes and humming some tunes? Then you are in luck. Singin' in the Rain is back this weekend for 3 streaming performances May 13-14 at 7:30pm and May 15 at 3:00pm. Reserve your seat in your own living room right now. Tickets are available at www.npenn.org/theatre
***Dinner and a Show*** Dine in or take out at Panera Bread Airport Square, then stream Singin' in the Rain! Come support Thespian Troupe 5464 this Saturday, May 14 from 4-8pm, at Panera Bread in Airport Square! Make sure to show the physical flier or a picture of it you purchase in person. If you order online use the code FUND4U! 

Senior Reflections Auditions: Seniors who would like to try out for our "Senior Reflections" please stop by E116 to discuss the audition process with Mrs. Marino. All audition videos are due by Monday, May 16. 

Olympic Day at the Elementary Schools is May 27. Pick-up your completed blue permission forms Friday, May 13 to bring to the elementary school you signed up for on Olympic Day!

Badminton Club will have the final club meeting of the year on Wednesday, May 18 after school in the Navy Gym. All are invited to attend. 

Inter-Club, World Cup Soccer Tournament is after school on Wednesday, May 18, with a rain date of May 25. The tournament will take place on the Snyder Fields. Come join your fellow club members to see who will win the trophy this year!

Teacher of the Year Award: If you have had a teacher this year who has made a profound impact on your experience as a student, please consider nominating them for the H. James Finnemeyer Teacher of the Year Award. Submit your nomination here. Nominations are due by May 21.  

EPICS Club will meet Wednesday, May 25.

Link Crew: Leaders Wanted! If you are a sophomore or junior who would like to be a part of next year's Link Crew, fill out an application today! We're looking for students who are involved, energized and ready to lead. Applications are found here or by clicking on one of the QR Codes posted around the school. 
 
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. Here is the January 2022 edition of The Green Gazette, Volume 6  the February 2022 edition,    and the March edition, Volume 8!
*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 [email protected] or Mr. Taylor at [email protected].

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


General Information:


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 [email protected] or [email protected] 

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 [email protected] or [email protected], 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. 

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 [email protected] or Mr. Taylor at [email protected].

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.