Daily Notices - Tue., Jan. 29

News 

Souper Bowl of Caring
Project Outreach is collecting canned soup to support the NFA Food Pantry and Norwich Food Bank. Bring soup to Project Outreach, Room 7101, through Feb. 4.

NFA Class of 2021 Madden Tournament Fundraiser
3-6:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 8. $10 per person to enter. Open to all students. For more information and to download the registration form click HERE. For tournament rules click HERE.

Senior Assembly
D Channel, Fri., Feb. 1, Slater Auditorium

Exploring Opportunities & 2019-20 Course Registration
The process of planning, deciding, and registering for next year’s courses will begin soon. On Mon., Feb 4, the Exploring Opportunities information will be posted on your MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard. The process will kick off with an extended homeroom, Tue., Feb. 5.  

Now is the time to discuss with your teachers what courses you should/might take next year. 

Free/Reduced Lunch for Children of Furloughed Parents
Students whose parents are furloughed federal workers during the government shutdown may receive food assistance by filling out an application. Learn more information from your house principal, school counselor, or student services.

Graduation Information
Attention Seniors: Cap and gown orders will be placed, Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Please also confirm the spelling of your legal name for your diploma. 
Participation in the June graduation ceremony requires the wearing of the traditional cap, gown, and tassel. The cost of your graduation cap and gown has been added to your Power School account in the amount of $29. Payment must be made by April 1, 2019. You may bring payment to Ms. Martin in the Bradlaw Office at any time before April 1. Payment may be made by cash, money order, or check payable to NFA. Students on free or reduced lunch may see their guidance counselors for financial assistance. 

Winter Athletic Signing Event
Any student-athletes who will be playing a sport in college and would like to be part of a winter signing event, please see Coach Wheeler in room 3041 for more information.

Poet Laureate
To apply, send 3 poems to robertsk@nfaschool.org by February 8, 2019. A panel of judges will then select the winner, who will represent NFA at a Poetry Workshop at the Arts Cafe Mystic and receive $100.

Annual Historically Black College Tour
April 14-19 (Spring Break). Open to all students - accepting applications until filled.
Visit Howard University, Morgan State, NC A&T State, Winston Salem State, Shaw University and UNC (Chapel Hill). 
Cost - $325 (includes transportation and hotels.) $100 deposit required. Visit the Diversity Department for an application and more information.

Career Resource Center
For more information on these events and opportunities contact Mrs. Lauzier in the CRC (1102) or email lauzierk@nfaschool.org.

  • Army Benefits Presentation
    • Tue., Jan. 29 - B Channel.
  • Army National Guard Representative
    • Tue., Jan. 29, C Channel (during lunch) in the Tirrell Lobby.
  • Resume Writing Workshop 
    • Tue., Feb. 5: A and B Channels
    • Wed., Feb. 6: F and G Channels 
    • Fri., Feb. 8: C, D, and E Channels
  • Scholarship Opportunities
    • 2019 New England Red Sox Service Scholarship Program: $1,000 scholarship (Feb. 8 deadline)
    • Covanta SECONN Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship for seniors planning to enter Engineering or Environmental Studies (March 15 deadline)
    • Saint Anthony's Chapel Scholarship: Scholarship varies (April 8 deadline)
    • Chelsea Groton Bank Scholarship: $500 scholarship (April 15 deadline)

FOR SENIORS ONLY- FREE Dining in the Brickview
Check in with Ms. Martin in the Bradlaw House Office on Tuesdays and Thursdays before 10 a.m. 

You can not sign up other students, and you can not make a reservation for a future date.  

Questions? Email Mrs. Farinha at farinhal@nfaschool.org.

Yearbook 2019 Update
Don't miss out on your 2019 Yearbook! 175 color pages tell the story of the year - Order now at nfaschool.org/yearbook.

Also available - the Yearbook supplement ($10.00). This booklet will include senior activities: Senior Prom, Coronation Court, Athletic Awards, Class Night, Student Art Awards, and Graduation. Order today!

Questions? Contact Mrs. Fitzgerald in room 7223 or fitzgeraldc@nfaschool.org.

​​​​​​UK & Ireland Trip
Summer 2019 - see Ms. Serra in room 8105 for more information.

Galapagos Island Trip
June 2019 - see Mrs. Seng in Shattuck or email sengm@nfaschool.org.

 

Meetings

Tue., Jan. 29

  • DIY Crafting Club: 2:20 p.m. - Room 3226.

Thu., Jan. 31

  • Ice Skating Club: 2:15 p.m. - Room 3145. See Mrs. Caskey if unable to attend.
  • Asian Cultures Club & National Chinese Honor Society: 2:20 p.m. - Room 7201. Movie - Crazy, Rich Asians.
  • Photography Club: 2:20 p.m. - Room 8239.

Tue., Feb. 12

  • Classic Movie Club: 2:30 p.m. - Room 6102.

Events

Athletics: To view the athletics schedule visit nfawildcats.org 

Winter Formal Dance: 6-10 p.m., Fri., Feb. 15 - Norton Gym. $5 per person. 

Class of 2021 Madden Tournament Fundraiser: 3-6:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 8. See above for more info.