Daily Notices - Wed., Oct. 9
Please Note:  There is no school,  Mon., Oct. 14, Columbus Day
 
SAB At-Large Positions
Additional At-Large Positions for the SAB are still available. These positions are filled at the discretion of the SAB Advisors.  If you are interested, collect signatures on this nomination form, and write an essay telling why you would like to be an SAB member. Return nomination papers and essay to Ms. Crooks, Room 7214, by close of school, Fri., Oct. 18. You will be interviewed by all 4 SAB Advisors on a date to be determined.
 
CAREER RESOURCE CENTER (CRC) News -- Visit the CRC, Room, 1102 
Open hours:  7:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.;  7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Fri. Drop by or make an appointment with the Career Resource Specialist, Mrs. Lauzier, or email lauzierk@nfaschool.org
 
Military Representatives
Army/Army Reserves Representative -- Wed., Oct. 9, B Channel (during lunch), Tirrell Lobby
 
College Visits
Wed., Oct. 9
  • Stonehill College, 7:25 a.m.
  • Wheaton College, 8:25 a.m.
  • UMASS Amherst, 9:25 a.m.
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 10:15 a.m.
  • The George Washington University, 12:30 p.m.
  • Niagara University, 1:15 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 11
  • Saint Anselm, 7:25 a.m.
  • Bryant University, 8:25 a.m.
  • Salve Regina University, 10:15 a.m.
  • Lasell College, 1:15 p.m. 
College Campus Tours
Trips are open to seniors and are first-come, first-served (capped at 40 students per trip). See Ms. Lauzier for a permission slip.
  • ECSU: Tuesday, Oct. 15. Meet with an admissions counselor, attend an information session, and tour the campus with current Eastern students.
  • TRCC: Thursday, Oct. 17. Receive a welcome from TRCC's president, participate in small group tours and mini-class experiences, and attend an information session.
 
Education/Training Career Cluster Panel
Oct. 10, 2019, E Channel,  Ensemble Room
A panel discussion with a wide variety of local professionals in the education/training career cluster. Panelists will answer questions about their job and the education/training required.  
 
College Fair
6:30 -8:00 p.m., Wed., Oct. 9, Ledyard High School 
 
​​Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference
10th-grade leaders apply (and submit a typed essay) to represent NFA in the 2020 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference, a three-day seminar (June 2020) with hands-on leadership activities, other student leaders, and learning positively to impact the community.  Realize and apply your leadership talent to become an effective, ethical leader. See Mrs. Lauzier in CRC
 
Spirit Week
Spirit Week information is also available on your MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard!

Mon., Oct. 21 - Student Choice Day (students vote on theme, TBD) 

Tues., Oct. 22 - Color Wars

  • Class of 2023 - Green
  • Class of 2022 - Blue
  • Class of 2021 - White
  • Class of 2020 - Black
  • Faculty & Staff dress according to their building's class

Wed., Oct 23 - Tacky Tourist Day

Red & White leis will be given out in the cafeteria during lunch.

Thurs., Oct. 24 - Throwback Thursday "Decades"

Fri., Oct. 25 - NFA Day

  • Wear your school colors and promote your class, an activity, or sport. Photo booth in the Atrium.   
HOMECOMING
Tickets on Sale (Student Affairs Office) through Fri, Oct 11, students, all grades until gone.
 
NEWS FROM PROJECT OUTREACH
Contact, Mrs. Savage, Room 7101, savagej@nfaschool.org for these opportunities:
  • Be a Volunteer -- a campus runner, tour guide, reading buddy, or a volunteer in one of many other opportunities on campus or in the community.
Library - Summer Reading Prizes
Students who participated in the 2019 Summer Reading Program please drop by the Library to pick up your prize. Contact Ms. Leonard, leonardk@nfaschool.org, or Ms. Croteau, croteauk@nfaschool.org
 
ATHLETICS: To view the athletics schedule visit nfawildcats.org
Intramural Basketball is canceled, Thurs. Oct. 10.
 
MEETINGS 
 
NOTE:  The MTB Club meets 2:30 p.m., every Mon. and Fri., in the cafeteria. However, there will be no Mountain Bike Club practice, Fri., Oct. 11 or Mon. Oct. 14.
 
Tues., Oct. 15
Spanish Honor Society:  2:20 p.m., Room 7336.  Contact, Ms. Mandeville, mandeviller@nfaschool.org
 
Tues., Oct. 22
DIY Club:  2:20 p.m., Room 3226.  Come to join the fun. All are welcome. Contact Ms. Latham, lathame@nfaschool.org or Ms. Lirette at lirettek@nfaschool.org
 
EVENTS
 
The Mountain Bike Club Race
Wed, Oct. 16, Ledyard Middle School.  Club members should meet in front of Tirrell and the bus will leave promptly at 2:30 pm. Contact Mrs. Croteau at croteauk@nfaschool.org or in the library with any questions.
 
Asian Cultures Club & Chinese National Honor Society Mid-Autumn Festival
Thurs., Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m., Cranston Basement
Moon cakes and refreshments, Karaoke, and other activities.  Bring your friends - everyone is welcome! Sign up in Room 7201, by Mon. 10/7.  Contact Ms. Ji, jic@nfaschool.org
 
Spirit Week
Tues., Oct. 21 - 25 -- Find all the details on your MyNFA>Students Portal Dashboard and get ready for a spectacular week of spirited fun!
 
SAB Blood Drive
8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tues., Oct. 22, Norton Gym
To donate blood, you must fill out and have a parent/guardian sign the permission slip, and turn it in at the Blood Drive table in the cafeteria during lunch waves or to Mr. Martin, Room 8216. Once you turn in your permission slip, you must sign up for a TIME TO DONATE.   To donate, you must be 17 years or older and you must meet the weight requirements found on the permission slip.
 
Homecoming
Sat., Oct 26 -- Pre Game events begin at 10:30 a.m.
 
Homecoming Dance 
Sat., Oct 26 -- 7 - 10 p.m., Sat. Oct. 26, Alumni Gym.
 
TRAVEL
Italy, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary with People to People in July 2020
Anyone interested in this exciting opportunity. Contact Ms. Serra, Bradlaw 8105, serrab@nfaschool.org, or Ms. Andros, andross@nfaschool.org
 
Greece during Spring Break
There is still time to sign up for the Spring Break Greece trip.  Contact Mr. Wheeler, Room 304, wheelern@nfaschool.org