Sunday Night Reminder - Sun., Jun. 9, 2019
We are Wildcats. At NFA, respect and responsibility go hand-in-hand. We are a unified community: see or hear something; say something, and we will respond.
 
SENIORS
 
Information for graduating seniors at MyNFA>Students Portal Dashboard (for parents on the MyNFA>Parents Landing Page).
 
Seniors -- TAKE NOTE
 
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal
Mon, Jun 10, 2019, 1 p.m. sharp.  Meet in your designated lineup rooms in Shattuck. Line-up room assignments will be posted in Bradlaw, Tirrell, and Shattuck.
 
Senior Debts
If you owe money for caps and gowns, lost textbooks, or other obligations, you must clear your debt to receive your cap and gown.
 
Guidance
Final senior transcripts will be sent to the college you indicated in Naviance by the end of June.
 
If you have been enrolled in a college credit class at NFA, request that your transcript from that college (UConn, ECSU, TRCC) be sent to the college you plan to attend.  You will not receive college credit unless you do so. Do not assume that the college will not accept the credit. Most colleges do. Instructions for requesting your college transcripts can be found HERE.
 
Be sure to complete  your “Class of 2019 Senior Post-Grad Plan” on Naviance, and be sure your Naviance account is up-to-date.  See your school counselor with any questions about transcripts or college credits.
 
Medical Records
If you need medical records for your post-graduation plans, stop by the Medical Center.
 
NFA Class Night & Awards Ceremony and Graduation LIVE Broadcasts
View the LIVE broadcast of NFA's Class Night & Awards Ceremony and the Graduation Exercises of the Class of 2019 on YouTube and, locally, on Comcast, NFA-TV Channel 12, Educational Access (Norwich & Old Lyme).  
For instructions to access livestream broadcasts about the 2019 Graduation Ceremony, click HERE.
 
Forward this information to your friends and family, both near and far.
 
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Final Exams
Underclass exams continue this week, through Wed., June 12. All the information for final exams at MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard. Consult carefully.  Questions? Speak to your teachers, school counselor, or house principal.
Parents can access the information at MyNFA>Parents Landing Page.
 
Transportation Note:  Anyone taking an exam during the make-up period, Wed., June 12, from 9:45-11:55 a.m. must arrange personal transportation home as buses will run at 9:50 a.m., Wed. after the A Channel exam.
 
Eastern Classes
If you are taking an Eastern Conn State University class next year, complete the ECSU registration form and submit to the School Counseling Office in Allis House by June 14. Pick up a form in any School Counselor’s Office.
 
Yearbook Distribution
Seniors -- pick up your yearbook after graduation rehearsal, tomorrow, June 10, in the Cranston Courtyard. Extra books will be for sale (a first come, first served) that day for $75 cash.
 
2018, 2017, and 2016 yearbooks will also be for sale for $75 cash.
 
Underclass students - your yearbook will be delivered to you this week.

 
OPEN THIS SUMMER -- NFA'S Career & Resource Center
7:15-2:30, Mon.-Thurs. ; 7:15-1:30, Fri.
To set up an appointment to visit the CRC (Room 1102), call 860-425-5620 or email Mrs. Lauzier lauzierk@nfaschool.org
 
Seek help planning your future at the CRC.  College, community college, military, or the Assistance with resume writing, job applications, job shadowing/internship opportunities, interview skills, working papers, navigating Naviance, career/college research, scholarship searches, and information about the military and much, much more.
 
Summer Programming
For NFA Students: Conditioning for Student-Athletes, Teen Leadership, Career Resource Workshops -.RESUME WRITING, COLLEGE AND CAREER SEARCH, COLLEGE ROAD TRIP, and COLLEGE ESSAY   Information and register at MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard. Click on the “Summer@NFA” tab at the top.
 
For incoming-9th graders and non-NFA (elementary and middle school children). Information under "Campus Life" link on the homepage. Click on "Summer at NFA,” or access the information directly at www.nfaschool.org/summer. Share this information with friends and family.
 
Free Summer Meals 4 Kids
Sponsored by Norwich Public Schools for students 18 years old and younger.  You do not have to be a Norwich resident. All meals must be eaten on site, no meals served in the last 5 minutes of the program, and no carry-out. Meal sites and more information will be shared on NFA’s official social media accounts.
 
Summer Reading
Access the summer reading requirement and list on your  MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard. Click on “Summer Reading” in the left hand menu.  Your summer reading is based upon your 2019-20 English class, If you have questions, talk to your English teacher.  Parents can access the information HERE.
 
Note also opportunities to earn prizes for reading beyond the minimum.  Click on the Prize Information banner.
 
NFA Track and Turf Field
Maintenance and repair work will begin on the track immediately following graduation.  The track and field will be completely closed for construction June 13. Summer athletic activities will be on the Shattuck field until the track work is completed.
 
Wildcat Athletic Orientation for Incoming 9th Graders & New Students & Parents & Guardians
6 p.m., June 24, Slater Auditorium
Learn all you need to know about becoming an NFA Student-Athlete.  Meet your coaches. Register at www.nfaschool.org/wildcatorientation
Share this information with friends and family.
 
COMING UP THIS WEEK
 
For the Athletics Schedule, go to nfawildcats.org.
 
Mon., June 10
Underclass exams continue
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Senior Brunch, Cafeteria
  • 1 p.m., Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal
Tues., June 11
Underclass exams continue
  • 6 p.m., Class Night & Awards Ceremony, Alumni Hall
Wed., June 12
  • Final Student Day - Buses leave campus at 9:50 a.m., after A Channel exam.
  • 4 p.m., NFA’s 161st Graduation
This is the final Sunday Night Reminder for this School Year.  Look for SNR to begin again in late August!
 
And, of course, you are not alone. Many adults are here on campus to help during the summer– teachers, house principals, school counselors and student assistance personnel, coaches, advisers, staff – you name it -- NFA has adults who want you to succeed. Let them help you.
 
If you have a question or need assistance, email communications@nfaschool.org.
 
Have a wonderful week and a good, safe summer!