NPHS Activities

 


North Penn High School Activities 


Kyle Berger, Director of Student Activities



MEETINGS:      

All club meetings and activities are to be held virtually until further notice:  Field trips and use of facilities are cancelled until further notice. For the most recent updates visit COVID-19 Resources 

Yearbooks are still available to purchase online at www.jostensyearbooks.com 
Please know that purchased yearbooks are mailed directly to the student's home in late July early August. NPHS will not distribute the yearbooks to students.  This is it, there will be no extra yearbook sales this year so make sure you order your yearbook today!

Japanese Cultural Club will meet Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00. The discussion will include Golden Week, Summer Festivals, Children's Day, and a ton of suggestions for restaurants, snacks, and places to try over summer break! Email:rahats@stu.npenn.org with questions and if interested! As always, no Japanese needed to join us!

EPIC Club will meet Wednesday, April 21 at 2:45pm. Classroom Code: xtnrl6d

National Honor Society: Members, will meet Thursday, April 22, at 2:45pm. We will discuss information about upcoming elections, graduation, and service hours. If you have any questions, please email Sr. Vidal.  


Auto Club will meet Thursday, April 22, 2021 and 2:45pm. Classroom Code: fihifbs  Plans are underway to prepare for the 2021 North Penn Auto Show! 

Ultimate Frisbee Club: We are back in action! Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you've never played before, it's not a problem. This fun, non-competitive atmosphere allows all to join from grades 8 to 12. Email Ryan Apple for more information. Join our google classroom with the code: rgatiff.   Covid safety protocols is in place, masks must be worn!

Engineering Senior Scholarship Fundraiser: The annual senior scholarship fundraiser has returned! We are selling T-Shirts and Hoodies in several styles and colors. This year we are also offering two different designs to choose from. All sales are web-based and will be delivered to you here at the high school. If you are interested in supporting this great cause please follow the link to shop and place your order.   Styles and Order Form  Deadline is Friday, April 23, 2021

Latin Club: Join the Latin Club for a game of Jeopardy on Monday, April 26! Use your knowledge of Roman Myths, Monsters, History, and more to help your team succeed! No Latin language experience is necessary to participate. Classroom Code: xmgnesz

Senior Prom Ticket Sale: Ticket sales for the Enchanted Knight Senior Prom will be on sale during the week of April 26th. Don't miss out on this special night filled with dancing and celebration with your classmates! Tickets will be sold outside the NPHS main entrance for $60 per attendee in cash or check made out to NPHS. 
All students must bring their signed permission slip for the assurance test and their school ID. If you are bringing a guest, you must also bring their completed guest form and the guest's signed permission slip for the assurance test. Forms are in your email from Mr. Nicholson or you can pick them up in the K-Pod Reception Office or D103. 
Tuesday, April 27...1:30 to 3:30pm
Wednesday, April 28...1:30 to 3:30pm
Thursday, April 29...1:30 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm
Friday, April 30...12:00 to 3:30pm

Senior Apparel Sale: Class of 2021, as graduation quickly approaches, take advantage of the Senior Spring Apparel Sale that is going on from now until April 30th! Order your apparel with new designs and your order will be conveniently sent to your house. This is our final apparel sale and you don't want to miss it! 

Dance Team Tryouts: The tryouts are Monday, April 26 from 3:30 to 5:30pm, Wednesday, April 28 from 3:30 to 5:30pm, and Thursday, April 29 from 3:30 to 5:30pm. 
The tryouts will take place at NPHS in the Navy Gym. Wednesday, April 28 is a 11am early dismissal day, but we will still hold tryouts. Everyone should report to the high school, in the Navy Gym, by 3:15. 
9th -12th graders looking to try out must present all three days of tryouts. The dance team will focus on Jazz and Pom for the next school year, and we will have plans of competing if conditions allow. Aside from competition, we also perform at pep rallies and any home basketball games. If there is something that is conflicting with date/times of tryouts or if you have any other questions, please contact the coaches via email (childsc1@npenn.org and jess.gutsche89@gmail.com)

Key Club will collect the following items for the Fostering Hope Organization form May 1 to May 28. A box is outside Mrs. Law's Office, please put Brand New Items in the bag with your name on it so your hour are counted.  Items: Body wash (all ages), Body lotion, Baby bath products, Toothbrushes/toothpaste, Nightlights, Pacifiers, and Diaper cream. Contact Mrs. Law with questions.


North Penn Auto Show: The 23rd and 24th Annual North Penn Auto Shows are coming on May 12 and May 13 during all lunch periods! Yes, there are two shows - Hybrid 1 and Hybrid 2! (We have to make up for missing the show last year!) Sign up until April 15 North Penn Auto Show

Chinese Club Celebration of Asian Culture: On May 14, in honor of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, North Penn will come together to celebrate Asian culture in a Pan Asian livestream. View talented Asian artists, musicians, singers, dancers, poets, actors in skits, chefs in cooking videos, models for fashion videos, and more! Reach out to nppanasian@gmail.com for additional information. 

NPHS Theatre and Thespian Troupe's Announce the Spring Musical
Disney Descendants which is based on the popular Disney Films,
The Musical will stream:

Friday, May 14 at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 15 at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 16 at 1:30 and 4:30pm
All ticket and streaming information 

Powderpuff Football is back at NPHS! Coaches and players, if you want your shot at gridiron glory, this is you chance! The game will be played on the turf field on Monday night, May 17 with a mandatory practice on May 15 at noon. In order to play, students will need to pick up permission forms from your Home Office and return them along with your $15 entry fee by Friday, April 23.  If you're writing a check, please make it payable to NPHS SGA. Mr. Berger will answer questions. 

NPHS Theatre announces the spring musical, Disney's Descendants, based on the popular Disney films! Disney's Descendants will be a streamed production in May. Dates and Ticket Information is pending. 

Senior Prom!  Class of 2021, grab your prom dresses, tuxes, and masks because we're having a prom! Enjoy an Enchanted Knight on the current turf field at North Penn High School on May 22 from 6:30 to 10pm, as the Senior class Cabinet invites you to Senior Prom. Stay tuned for more information and details. We are so excited to be able to hold this special night for our seniors and can't wait to see you there!

ENACT Club: The ENACT Club is honoring Women's History Month! Our all female staff decided to feature a woman-owned business and a female politician this month! We hope you enjoy this month's issue and continue to support women who are taking the lead in making our world a more sustainable place.  The Green Gazette, our eco-newsletter January issue, February issue, and March issue. If you'd like to read future issues, please sign up here or follow our community Facebook page
In April's issue, Earth Days special edition, we are planning on launching a giveaway to thank our subscribers for their endless support. Feel free to tell your friends and family to subscribe, so they can enter the giveaway once we release it. 

Troubadour Magazine: This year's issue of the Troubadour is published and on-line. Check it out!


NPHS Theatre and Thespians Fundraisers: 

*Clothing Drive Fundraiser is on Sunday, April 18 from 2pm to 4pm. Information!


Course Selection 2021-2022: Students are now able to sign up for one on one appointments with their school counselor for course selection. These appointments will begin on the week of February 18 and continue through the week of April 26, 2021. 
Class 2022: Mrs. McGuriman (A-G), Ms. Adams (H-O), Mr. Daly (P-Z)
Class 2023: Mrs. Flocco (A-G), Dr. Yetter (H-N), Mrs. Kolb (O-Z)
Course selection presentation as shown for Juniors: Course Selection Overview


Upcoming Events and General Information:


Academic Discussion and Peer Tutoring Club (ADAPT): Virtual Tutoring Program
Every Tuesday at 2:55, the ADAPT Club offers one-on-one virtual peer tutoring. ADAPT Peer tutoring is a free student-led tutoring program available to all NPHS students. If you need help, please go to our website to sign up for the next session. Early registration ensures that we can provide a tutor match in a timely manner. You can find more information here: ADAPT Club Website

ADAPT Club SAT Prep Class: The ADAPT Club will offer a free SAT Prep class taught by ADAPT tutors who have scored more than 1550. SAT Prep classes will be held every Monday, after winter break. Joining the classes will also provide you with access to past SAT exams, SAT Prep books, Study Guides, and our qualified SAT tutors. Interested students preparing for the SAT should visit our website to sign up. Classes are open to all grades and will run from January to March (possible extension through May; see the syllabus here). 
Questions about the program can be directed to kims3@stu.npenn.org or Instagram DM@npadapt

NPHS 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

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. 


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, and someone will assist you. 


Senior Class!

*Cap and gown orders are done online through Student Services Company. The current cost is $23.00 and that price will go up beginning January 1. Please order online North Penn High School Cap, Gown & Tassel
*Senior Portraits: Prestige by Lifetouch, 1-800-687-9327, www.ouryear.com, school code:415
*Senior Exemptions: Seniors are able to exempt up to two (2) final exams. Either 2 year-long courses or 4 semester courses. In order to exempt a final exam the student must have straight  (A)s for each marking period (not just an A average).

 

Future Plans Center (College and Career Center) With the start of the Hybrid Educational Setting, the Future Plans Center will continue to support students virtually. Please email Mr. Brett with questions or available times to meet. 


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 online thru March 1, 2021 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 2020-2021 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 $30 cash or check (payable to NPHS). The process takes about a week. 2020-2021 Student Parking Application Link. Any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Shaw at shawma@npenn.org or Ms. Scott at scottmm@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.

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.