Sunday Night Reminder - Sun., May 12

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 is on your MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard (for parents on the MyNFA>Parents Landing Page). There find details about Graduation, Wed., June 12; Senior Activities & Pricing; Guidance Information; and Alumni Welcome.

Check back frequently as this information is updated.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Final Exams

All the information you need for final exams -- for seniors and underclass students -- dates, times, special schedules, rules, attendance, etc. -- is posted on your MyNFA>Student Portal Dashboard. If you have questions speak to your teachers, your school counselor, or your house principal.

Parents can access the information on their MyNFA>Parents Landing Page.

Attendance & Appeals

Please be aware of your attendance. Attendance appeals letters have been mailed home to seniors, and underclass letters will be mailed out shortly.  Please check your MyNFA>Students Portal Dashboard for all the information you need to know.

If you have questions talk to your teachers, your Attendance Secretary, or your House Principal.

Get Involved --  Join . . . Attend. . . Participate

Check Daily Notices in your NFA email account every day for notice of all that is happening on campus.  

  • Volunteer opportunities including Reading Buddies or office runners
  • Learn the details about Mountain Biking Club, Fashion Club,  the Hunger Banquet, the Yearbook, Informational Meeting for student-athletes planning to play football in 2019, and much, much more.

Career Resource Center (CRC) News -- Visit the CRC, Room, 1102

  • Check Daily Notices for a list of college recruiter visits this week.
  • Scholarship Opportunities:
    • Canterbury Lion's Club (Canterbury residents only)(May 17 deadline)
    • Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship (engineering or technology) (May 23rd)
  • Norwich Youth and Family Services Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Summer Employment  - Visit the Career Resource Center for up-to-date postings or visit your grade's group guidance page where job postings are updated weekly.

Vaping Me Crazy & Weed Between The Lines

Free Parent PresentationLatham

6-7:30 p.m., Wed, May 15, Latham Library

Learn about the dangers of vaping and marijuana and how they affect the adolescent brain and body.  Learn how to discuss these substances with your child. Understand the pressures that face our children today regarding the use of these substances.

Presented by Michael DeLeon from Steered Straight, Inc. whose mission it is “to steer youth toward making sound, rational decisions by creating a learning experience that provides them with a message of reality and helps them make positive, informed choices.” Sponsored by NFA Prevention Council and Norwich Youth and Family Services

For more information contact Project Outreach Coordinator Jodi Savage at 860-425-5643

Diamond Classic and Performing Arts Festival

Thursday, May 30

The Physical & Health Education Department and the Visual and Performing Arts Department partner to showcase NFA’s performing arts students and student-athletes The day will include class versus class wiffle ball and kickball games, a student/faculty softball game, a preview of the Pops Concert, and a chance to watch the Shakespeare Festival.

We encourage everyone -- students, faculty, and staff -- to participate in these events throughout the day and interact with one another.

COMING UP THIS WEEK

For the Athletics Schedule, go to nfawildcats.org.

Tue., May 14

  • D Channel - Last Period - Spring Pep Rally, Turf Field (weather permitting) *CANCELED*
  • 6 p.m. - Spanish National Honor Society Induction, Slater Auditorium

Wed., May 15

  • 6-7:30 p.m - Vaping Me Crazy & Weed Between The Lines - Free Parent Presentation, Latham Library (see information above)

Fri., May 17

  • 7 p.m. - The World is a Family:  Dance Showcase, Slater Auditorium

Tue., May 21

  • 8:30 a.m. - Highest Honors Breakfast Ensemble Room
  • 6 p.m. - Chinese National Honor Society Induction, Ensemble Room

Fri., May 24

  • Senior Class Trip - Holiday Hill, Cheshire - All day event

Mon., May 27

  • No School - Memorial Day

Wed., May 29

  • 2:30 p.m., Deadline for Senior Attendance Appeals
  • 8-1 p.m., Voter Registration, Tirrell Lobby -  students must be 18 on or before 11/5/2019

Thu., May 30

  • Diamond Classic and Performing Arts Festival (see information above)
  • 6 p.m. - Performing Arts Pops Concert, Alumni Gym

Fri., May 31

  • Senior exams begin

Sat., Jun.  1

  • 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Library Saturday Hours, Land Library

Thurs., Jun. 6 - Zero Day Schedule

  • 11:55 a.m. -- Early Dismissal Students
  • 2:30 p.m., Deadline for Underclass Attendance Appeals

Fri. Jun. 7

  • Underclass exams begin
  • 6 p.m. - Senior Prom, Mashantucket Pequot Museum

And, of course, you are not alone. If you have questions, many adults are here to help – parents, teachers, house principals, school counselors, student assistance personnel, coaches, advisers, staff – you name it -- NFA adults want you to succeed. Let them help you.

Have a good, safe week!