Sunday Night Reminder - Sun., Nov. 24
We are Wildcats.  At NFA, respect and responsibility go hand-in-hand.
See or hear something; say something, and we will respond.  Everyone has a role to play in keeping our campus safe.
Do NOT Miss -- The 37th annual Lillian S. Young Spelling Bee, Mon., Nov. 25, 6 p.m., Slater Auditorium, and streaming LIVE on
Special Assemblies - Tues., Nov. 26  -- Rohan Murphy Inspires with A “No Excuses” Attitude
“Rohan Murphy, lost his legs at birth.  He started to wrestle in his freshman year of high school. After high school, he wrestled at Penn State University.  Murphy is also an accomplished powerlifter, competing as a USA representative in international competitions all over the world.
ABC’s 20/20, Sports Illustrated, and Muscle & Fitness Magazine, among many others, have featured Murphy.  He was even featured in a Nike commercial to motivate people to exercise and live a healthy lifestyle.
Now, Rohan Murphy is a professional motivational speaker. His whole life is dedicated to motivating others through his action and his gripping life story of adversity, dedication, and life with purpose.  (Information from
A Channel (Second Period) -- Grades 9 & 10 -- Alumni Gym
B Channel (Third Period) -- Grades 11 & 12 -- Alumni Gym
Watch preview video of Rohan Murphy on YouTube
Please Note:  Those students in some of Ms. Cook, Ms. Diaz, and Ms. Fitzgerald’s classes scheduled to attend a screening of Colossus with Director Jonathan Schienberg ‘96 will be in Slater Auditorium during A and B Channels.
College & Career Resource Center (CCRC) News -- Visit the CRC, Room, 1102 
Open hours:  7:15 am – 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
Check Daily Notices to Learn about College Recruiter Visits on Campus, college application workshops, military recruiters and presentations, scholarship opportunities, and other opportunities and activities at the CCRC.
Get Involved --  join . . . attend . . . participate
Don’t miss out on all that is happening on campus - Check Daily Notices for information about:
  • Club & Activity Meetings, including Cheerleader Tryouts; Dance Team Auditions, Italian Club, Lacrosse,  NFA Christian Fellowship, Spanish Honor Society, Student Art Association, Unified Club, and much more
  • Volunteer Opportunities at Project Outreach, including; Winterfest Road Race, Norwich, Dec. 7; and Elf Shop at Mystic Village Winter Carnival, Dec. 7.
  • Events:  The Lillian S. Young Spelling Bee; Rohan Murphy Assemblies; What’s Next for Me? -- Senior Event; Cheerleader Tryouts; and Playshop Auditions for “A Chorus Line”; screening of Colossus with Jonathan Schineberg ‘96.
To view the athletics schedule visit
Mon., Nov. 25
Lillian S. Young Spelling Bee, 6 p.m., Slater
Wed., Nov. 27- Friday, Nov. 29
Thanksgiving Recess - No school
Wed., Dec. 4
Campus-Wide Event for all Seniors, What's Next For Me? 
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (F through A Channels)
Thurs., Dec. 5
Information Session for Prospective Students & Families, 6-8 p.m., Slater Auditorium.
For more information, and to pre-register, go to
Fri., Dec. 6
Progress Report Period, Marking Period 2 - Ends
And, of course, you are not alone.  Many adults are here to help – parents, 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.