Prom tickets are going on sale April 15th- April 18th and April 29-May 3rd at the NRHS bookstore. You will NOT be able to buy a ticket after Friday, May 3rd. If you are bringing an out of school guest, guest forms will be available for pick up starting Monday, April 1st in the main office. You must submit this form the day you buy your prom ticket. All school fees are due before you are able to purchase a prom ticket. Please see Mrs. Mahon in room 350 if you have any additional questions.
Are you a talented singer? Are you looking for ways to challenge yourself musically and improve your music reading skills? Auditions for the 2019-2020 A Cappella Choir will be taking place next week on Thursday, April 3rd in the choir room after school. We are looking for motivated singers who are up to the challenge of learning a variety of styles! Bring something you would like to sing or just come as you are. Bring a friend! See Mrs. Miller with questions.
"The month of April is dedicated to Autism Awareness. We will be sharing one fact each day of the week from the Autism Speaks organization. Here is your fact of the day..."
Monday 4/1- Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today. That is 1 in 37 boys and 1 in 151 girls. ***Please be sure to wear blue tomorrow, Tuesday, April 2nd to show your support for Autism.
Tuesday 4/2- Indicators of autism usually appear by age 2 or 3. Some associated development delays can appear even earlier, and often, it can be diagnosed as early as 18 months.
Wednesday 4/3- Sensory issues often accompany autism. Autism’s sensory issues can involve both hyper-sensitivities and hypo-sensitivities to a wide range of stimuli. These can involve: sights, sounds, smells, tastes, touch, balance, and body awareness.
Thursday 4/4- Asperger syndrome is part of one umbrella diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.Typical to strong verbal language skills and intellectual ability distinguish Asperger syndrome from other forms of autism. It generally involves difficulty with social interactions, restricted interests, desire for sameness, and distinctive strengths.
Friday 4/5- Research indicates that genetics are involved in the vast majority of cases. Children born to older parents are at a higher risk for having autism. Extensive research has asked whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research are clear: Vaccines do not cause autism.
MEDCAMP at Northeast Ohio Medical University is a three-day intensive immersion experience held in the summer, designed to stimulate students’ interests in the sciences related to medicine and to expose them to opportunities in those fields. The program provides “hands-on” experiences in biomedical science workshops involving research, clinical problem-solving and an introduction to the fields of clinical medicine.
There has been a great deal of interest in this program, and now the invitation is extended to all of our seniors to apply! Applications are due by April 3, 2019 and they may picked up in the guidance office!
Attention freshmen, sophomores and juniors: Are you interested in helping out at Special Olympics? We are looking for responsible students who are willing to volunteer as a one-on-one peer buddy to a student with special needs at this year's Lorain County Special Olympics. The event will be on Friday, May 17th at Ely Stadium. This will be an all day event taking place during the school day and you will be excused from class for the day. Volunteer hours are available. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the application and return it to the main office by Monday, May 6th or see Mrs. Carlo in room 349.
Did you know that you need to drink 8 cups of water a day to stay hydrated? You need a new water bottle! Mr. Wecks first period Entrepreneurship class is selling Ranger Pride & Autism Awareness Blender Bottles. All proceeds go to the Autism Speaks Foundation and the NRHS Entrepreneurship Scholarship Fund. They are just $20! To get your own, see Mr. Weck or any Entrepreneurship student today!
Love attending Friday night football games? Want to learn how to perform dances and routines with assorted equipment such as poms and flags? Want a good way to meet new people and experience once in a lifetime opportunities? Then the NRHS Color Guard is for you! Clinics will begin Monday, April 8th through Wednesday, April 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Tryouts will follow on Thursday, April 11 starting at 6:30 pm. Both clinics and tryouts will take place in the NRAC Community Gym. Grab a packet from either the main office or outside the band room.