Daily Notices - Week of October 19


This is a white week. For clarity on your schedule this week, see hybrid daily schedules on the left side of the portal dashboard.  

Important schedule information

Students: be sure to check in daily with your classes. We will continue to follow the red/white schedule. The expectation is that everyone is participating remotely each day. Connections period will continue. Cohort A students should participate on Monday/Tuesday (depending on the schedule that week), and Cohort B students should participate on Thursday/Friday, again, depending on if it's a red week or white week. To participate in Connections, look for your Homeroom in Google Classroom. 

Student-athlete database

All committed senior student athletes, please fill out the form to update our college bound athletic database. This will help in coordinating our signing event.

Girls Basketball Virtual Pre-Season Meeting

Thursday Oct. 22, 2020 at 5:00pm
Code: b5hojbr

SAB meets Wednesday

The Student Advisory Board will meet virtually Wednesday, October 21, at 1 pm. Contact Mrs. Dooley at dooleyl@nfaschool.org if you need access. 

Attention Class of 2021!

Seniors: you are invited to submit a baby picture to be included in the 2021 yearbook. Send your picture to yearbook@nfaschool.org. Make sure to include your name and student ID number when submitting. One picture only, please, and it must be a jpeg file. Deadline is November 20. 

Voting is now open!

If you are a member of the Class of 2021, 2022 or 2023, look for the "VOTE NOW" notification under "Notice & Updates" on your MyNFA>Student Portal dashboard, and vote for your class officers and SAB representatives. Each student gets (1) vote when logged in through the portal. The choices you make on this voting ballot will count as (1) total vote. *Duplicate entries will not be counted. Voting closes at 3pm on Tuesday, October 20.

Are You Eligible to Vote?

The NAACP Youth Council has created an informative video about the upcoming election happening November 3. If you are eligible to vote, learn how to register, how to request an absentee ballot, where the local drop boxes are and more, including information on who is running for both national and local races. Click here to watch the video.

If you are interested in volunteering for the NAACP Youth Council's virtual phone banking drive, see the event info below. 

Topic: Virtual Phone Banking Drive
Time: Oct 23, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 943 3808 0896
One tap mobile
+16465588656,,94338080896# US (New York)
Dial by your location
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
NAACP virtual phone banking drive flyer

Unified Dance Team meets this week

Unified Dance is going virtual this year! Meetings will occur each Wednesday from 2:30 to 3 pm. Email Ms. Caldeira at calderiaa@nfaschool.org for access info. 

From the College and Career Center

College Visits

For the fall, all on campus, in person college visits have been rescheduled to virtual visits. Students can sign-up for a virtual visit through Naviance. Students who sign-up for a virtual visit will receive a link to attend at the time of sign up. Students who are on campus, in class during the time of a scheduled visit will receive an email with a recorded copy of the virtual visit to view. If you have questions, email Mrs. Lauzier at lauzierk@nfaschool.org.

To Register through Naviance:

1. Log on to Naviance.
2. Click the College tab in the right hand corner.
3. Click the 'Research Colleges' link.
4. Click the 'College Visits' link.
5. A new page will load with the complete list: scroll down the list and select the college or university of your choice.
6. Click 'Register Now' on the right of the college or university name.

Wednesday, October 21
• Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 7:25 a.m.
• Catholic University of America, 8:25 a.m.
• Beloit College, 9:25 a.m.
• Eckerd College, 10:25 a.m.
• Misericordia University, 1:15 p.m.

Friday, October 23
• Western Connecticut State University, 7:25 a.m.
• Mount Holyoke College, 8:25 a.m.
• Curry College, 9:25 a.m.
• Quinnipiac University, 10:25 a.m.
• Post University, 1:15 p.m.

Formal Senior Portraits – An Update

Senior portraits for the yearbook must be taken by LifeTouch Photography, our official yearbook photographer. No senior portraits will be accepted if they were not taken by LifeTouch.

Photos originally scheduled for October 5-8 have been postponed due our two-week transition to remote learning.

The remaining dates and times for portraits are: November 17-20, 2-8 pm; November 17-20, 2-8 pm; December 10-11, 2-8 pm; December 14-18, 2-8 pm; and January 11-15, 2-8 pm.

Important note:

Due to COVID-19, we will not be allowing walk-in sessions. We ask that each student uses their unique confirmation code to schedule and confirm an appointment online.

Students MUST confirm their appointment date and time at www.prestigeportraits.com, which is available 24/7. Spots have been filling up quickly, so don’t delay!