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Sunday Night Reminder - April 14, 2024
Seniors…the scholarship deadline is at midnight! 
If you haven’t filled out the general scholarship application yet, the clock is ticking! The application closes at midnight. The NFA Foundation will be presenting over $700,000 in scholarships and awards to our graduating seniors, whether you are going straight into the workforce, attending two-year college, four-year college, or going into the military! If you haven’t done it yet, this is truly your last chance! Get started here.
Updates from the Anne Macaione Mitchell ‘44 College and Career Center
Click here to learn more about:
  • NFA Job Fair 
  • Mock Interview Practice
  • Coffee, Careers & Conversations: What is an Actuary?
  • Info Session: Cosmetology & Barbering
  • Summer Internship Opportunities
  • Summer Law Camp  
New Members Wanted for Advisory Group
The School Counseling Advisory Group is looking for new members to attend our upcoming meeting. The meeting will be on Tuesday, April 23, at 6 pm in the Latham Boardroom (1101). We'll discuss the effect of recent changes and solicit insight from stakeholders on departmental services. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to Jeremiah Berard at
Smiles on the Move adds a second date!
Smiles on the Move, an in-school dental program, will be at NFA Friday, April 19, and now also on Friday, April 26. Click here for more information and to register. 
Taking an AP Test?
AP tests will be administered during the weeks of May 6-10 and 13-17. A few reminders for students preparing to take an upcoming AP exam. 
  • No matter your score, taking an AP course and exam shows colleges you’re willing to challenge yourself
  • Taking an AP exam for the first time can be intimidating. Knowing what to expect can help you feel more comfortable. Read this to help you gain confidence and prepare.
  • You get get familiar with the free-response questions (FRQs) you may see on the exam by reviewing questions from previous years found here
  • New AP Daily: Practice Sessions will launch April 22. These short, 15-minute video sessions are led by experienced teachers and focus on practicing and preparing to answer FRQs and multiple choice questions. 
Additionally, the 2024 AP exam terms and conditions are available to review at This agreement details the rules and policies students must follow related to taking the 2024 AP exams.
  • You will need to accept these terms prior to taking each exam
  • College Board will send AP students email reminders to review these terms before the exam administration
  • For AP courses with a portfolio submission (AP Art and Design, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Seminar and AP Research), students will need to agree to the terms and conditions found here before submitting their work as final in the AP Digital Portfolio.  
Recent Community Meetings
We will begin sharing community meeting messages again next week!     
NGSS Testing Info
We will administer the State Science Assessment starting in late March and ending no later than May 31. The majority of testing will occur in April during students’ assigned science classes. Students in 11th grade who do not take science will be scheduled to take the test. The NGSS assessment is a digital test. Students will need to have their charged chromebooks with them in order to take the test. If you have any questions, please reach out to Science HOD, Monica Swyden, For more information about the tests, click here
Foodservice Roundtable on 4/29
On April 29, at 12:30 pm, there will be a roundtable discussion in the cafeteria about our foodservice program. This discussion is open to faculty, staff, students and parents. Any questions can be directed to Rich Freeman at
NFA Mountain Biking Club and Norwich Regional Race Team
NFA's Mountain Bike Club and Norwich's Mountain Bike Regional Race Team are looking for new members! We welcome everyone regardless of skill level! The club rides the trails at Mohegan Park. We are a welcoming community built on supporting and challenging each other while having fun doing so! If you love to ride bikes or want to try a new sport please reach out and email Mr. Burley at
NEW INFO! Young Voters meet every Monday and Thursday
The Young Voters Society now meets every Monday and Thursday at 2:20 in room 8139. Any questions should be directed to Ms. Binder at
Writer’s Ink meets every Tuesday
Members of Writer’s Ink meet every Tuesday at 2:30 pm in room 2105. Any student interested in sharing their writing and supporting writers is welcome to attend. Questions to
Christian Fellowship meets every Tuesday
NFA Christian Fellowship meets every Tuesday after school from 2:20 to 3:15 pm in room 8239. Anyone is welcome to join us! Questions to
Chess Club meets twice every week! 
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 pm in room 3126. All students, from beginners to hardcore players, are welcome. For more information, contact Ms. Malone at or join the Google Classroom using code rpohava. 
SAB meets 4/15
The Student Advisory Board will meet Monday, April 15, at 2:15 pm in the Ensemble Room. All students are welcome to attend. 
Fishing Club meets 4/16
The Fishing Club will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 2:20 pm in room 8126 to discuss upcoming fishing opportunities. Questions to
History Club meets 4/23
The next meeting of the History Club will be Tuesday, April 23, at 2:15 pm in room 2201. Questions to
If you see something, say something
Wildcats, we are a family, and we are all in this together. If you see something suspicious or hear something suspicious, please reach out to a trusted adult -- a teacher, counselor, coach or member of our campus safety team. We are strong individually, but even stronger together.
STOPit App
Students, if you haven't done so, please download the STOPit app to your phone. You can find STOPit for both iOS and Android. Once you've downloaded it, installation is easy. Just search for Norwich Free Academy, select your class and you are good to go. There are no codes to enter! STOPit is a fully anonymous app where you can report any type of behavior or actions that warrant attention from an adult.