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Sunday Night Reminder - May 17
 
There’s a lot going on, Wildcats. Please be sure to review all of the information, particularly about the changes to Grab-and-Go meals and the return of Empty Bowls! 
 
Grab-and-Go Meals -- Memorial Day Change
 
Grab-and-go meals, which are still available Monday-Friday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in front of the Tirrell Building, will not be distributed on Monday, May 25, which is Memorial Day. However, meals picked up on Friday, May 22, will include meals for Friday (22nd), Saturday (23rd), Sunday (24th) and Monday (25th). Regular meal distribution resumes on May 26. Click here for a menu, and a list of alternate grab-and-go meal locations.
 
Yearbooks Still On Sale -- Last Call!
 
The deadline for yearbook orders is this Thursday, May 22. There will not be extras on hand to order. If you want to secure your copy, order before that date! The cost is $75. Go to www.nfaschool.org/yearbook to order.  Use Code 11399820. 
 
Empty Bowls is Back -- with a Twist!
 
The annual fundraiser will return Wednesday, May 27. Great soup, a handmade bowl, awesome dessert -- all picked up curbside. Click here for more information.
 
Class of 2020 -- Cap and Gown Payments
 
If you need to make your $30 payment for your cap and gown, you may do so on the following days: Tuesday, May 19, from 8 am to 2 pm; Wednesday, May 20, from 8 am to 2 pm; and Thursday, May 21, from 8 am to noon. Payment can be made with Mrs. Howe in Tirrell. If you have questions, email her at howel@nfaschool.org or call 860-425-5511. 
 
Class of 2020 -- End of Year Activities
 
Seniors, in case you missed it, click here to learn more about end-of-year activities! 
 
Spring Sports -- Senior ‘Night’ Video
 
Senior athletes are traditionally honored with a recognition ceremony during the last home game of each season. With the cancellation of spring sports, those ceremonies were also lost -- until now. We are grateful to our spring sport coaches for coming together to pay tribute to their senior athletes.
 
Click here to watch a special video tribute.
 
Awards and Recognition Events
 
Despite the many societal challenges and disappointment we face through this national health and safety crisis, the Academy is committed to honoring and recognizing the outstanding work and achievement of our students, especially our seniors, the NFA Class of 2020. We will do this by producing and broadcasting virtual ceremonial events according to the following schedule:
  • Monday, June 8, 6 pm – Annual Visual and Performing Art Awards
  • Tuesday, June 9, 6 pm – Norwich Free Academy Champions Night
  • Wednesday, June 10, 6 pm – Class Night and Awards Ceremony
  • Thursday, June 11, 4 pm – Commencement Exercises – Class of 2020
These virtual programs will be available in the following manner:
  • YouTube: youtube.com/norwichfreeacademy
  • Comcast Cable (Norwich/Old Lyme): NFA-TV, Channel 12
  • Frontier Communications: NFA-TV, Ch. 99 (Educational Access 1)
More specifics about each program will be provided to you as the broadcast dates draw near.
 
We Are NFA
 
Through this unprecedented time, one thing is clear. Together, we will get through this. Together, #WeAreNFA.