Daily Notices - Week of Sep. 14


September 14th starts a Red Week.

For clarity on your schedule this week, click here

Summer reading program update

Students have until Friday, September 18, to submit their book reviews for each book they read this summer. Students who participated will be notified of their prizes in October.

Class of 2024: Show your #Wildcatpride 

Ninth graders, let's see you in your new Class of 2024 shirts this week. Cohort A, we'd love to see you wear yours on Tuesday, September 15. Cohort B, you're up for Friday, September 18. Let's see your school spirit, ninth graders!

The Cat Shack is hiring! 

Looking to get more involved on campus? Need work experience? If you have a C, F or G channel study hall (Cohort A or Cohort B), you can apply to work in The Cat Shack! It is a fun way to meet people and learn about business. Applications are available through Mr. Legnos (6102), Mr. Wilson (8033) or Mrs. Farinha (8106). Deadline 9/16/20.

Playshop -- Fall auditions on now!

Auditions for the fall movie, "The Monologue Show" will be held virtually until Friday, September 18th. There are 29 parts available for this extremely fun show and students can get involved by emailing their audition to Mr. Trostler at trostlerp@nfaschool.org. Access this Google Drive folder for all audition-related information and carefully read the enclose documents. 

The Successful Hispanic Alliance (SHA) will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, September 30. Please contact Mrs. Crooks at crooksm@nfaschool.org if you’re interested in joining the club. 

Formal senior photos by LifeTouch

All seniors must get their formal senior photo taken by LifeTouch Photography. They are the official yearbook photographer. No senior portraits will be accepted if they were not taken by LifeTouch. You will receive more information as these dates approach.

Dates: October 5-8, 2-8 pm
            November 17-20, 2-8 pm
            December 14-18, 2-8 pm
            January 11-15 2-8 pm

Project Outreach needs runners

Project Outreach is looking for students to be runners during their study hall channels. If you would like to volunteer during your study hall channel, please see Mrs. Savage in Project Outreach in room 7229 or email her at savagej@nfaschool.org. Please note the room change.

From the College and Career Center

The Anne Macaione Mitchell ’44 College and Career Center is open! Come check it out in Room 1221. Hours are Monday - Thursday from 7:15 am to 2:45 pm and Friday from 7:15 am to 2:15 pm. To make an appointment, email Mrs. Lauzier, lauzierk@nfaschool.org.

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.

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.

September 16

• Colby College, 7:25 a.m.
• Temple University, 8:25 a.m.
• Pennsylvania State University, 9:25 a.m.
• Binghamton University, 10:25 a.m. 

Friday, September 18

• Regis College, 7:25 a.m.
• Bryant University, 8:25 a.m.
• Lehigh University, 9:25 a.m.
• Lincoln Technical Institute, 10:25 a.m.

Your email is changing -- PLEASE ACT NOW

Returning students, your email is changing. This is being done to provide better integration with your teachers in Google Classroom and Google Meet. Please review the details and start the process now. If you are having issues connecting in some Google Classrooms, it’s likely because you haven’t made this change yet. It’s important that you do this sooner than later. You will no longer receive emails from NFA on your @nfastudents.org address as of October 1.

Email update #2 -- College Board
With our overall email switch comes a need for students to update your College Board accounts with your new email address. This won’t take long, but you need to follow certain steps. Click here to learn how to do it. Thanks for getting it done!

Using your own device -- how to get connected

Students are encouraged to bring in their own Chromebooks, laptops or tablets this year. Campus wifi access is available on these devices by following a few simple steps. Click here to learn more on how to get connected.