• Norman High School

    Daily Bulletin

    Wed. April 24th, 2019

    Morning Roar

You should know ...

  • No School: Friday April 26th


    FREE BREAKFAST ALL APRIL!!! Don't go to class hungry, go get yourself something to start the day off right!! Served from 7:30-9am Every day until April 29th


    Be sure to check out Norman High's job posting board outside of the nurse's office!  Check frequently for updated jobs in the Norman area that are available for high school students.


    Student and Visitors IDs

    For the safety of our students EVERYONE must wear an ID at ALL times during school hours.

    Students: If you forgot your ID, please see your secretary for a temporary badge.  If you need a replacement go to the Textbook office. Student IDs must be worn everyday ALL day. 

    Visitors: All visitors must check into the Main Reception office. Please be sure to bring your photo ID when coming to visit or check out your student. A state issued photo identification is preferred. 


    A fast and convenient way to report your child's absence or early check out to their Attendance Secretary is....

     

    Early Check Out:

    Email requires a 24 hour notice (email below)

    Calling ahead requires a 2 hour notice (366-5812)

     

    Report An Absence:

    Attendance Message Line (phone list below)

    Please see your child's Attendance Message Line phone number and Attendance Secretary email listed below:

    Freshman: 366-5813; dinat@norman.k12.ok.us

    Sophomore-Senior:

    A-G: 366-5814; sluke@norman.k12.ok.us

    H-N: 366-5815; robrown@norman.k12.ok.us

    O-Z: 366-5816; dslate@norman.k12.ok.us

     

    Bus Route Changes for the school year bus 67=6 and bus 28=60

    Starting Monday 4/15/19 
     
    Bus 18 now in Bus 17
    Bus 6 (PM) now in Bus 24 (PM)
    Bus 94 now in Bus 51
    Bus 86 now in Bus 57

Club News

  • Stu-Co: 

    • Looking to get involved in the 2019-2020 school year?  Consider applying for Tigerpalooza Committee.  Tigerpalooza Committee selects our recipient, theme, and events for the season.  TPAL Committee  is great way to become a part of something that is so much bigger than yourself.  Committee meets for a semester class so if your have room in your schedule, this is a great place to make your mark!
       
      Click on the link below, complete the application, print and return to Ms. Brockman in 513 by the end of school day on Wed. May 1st.  Printed applications are also available outside 513.
       

     

    • LINK CREW Applications: There will be 2 meetings Monday April 29th and Thursday May 2nd during 4th Hour Lunch in the Seminar Room RM 704/705. Students that are interested must attend in order to get an application.

    Forensics club meets Thursday: Come join Forensics Club in room 808 today during upperclassmen lunch. We will be testing eye-witness memory. It'll be pretty sketchy.

    Yearbooks are $80
    Can order online Site: yearbookforever.com - using credit card or bring cash or check to the school. 
     
    Site: yearbookforever.com  Company: Walsworth publishing  See Mr. Friesen for more information VRC1
    PROM INFO:
    Prom guest passes will be available in Ms. Cunningham's room (503). Please turn in the guest pass when you buy your ticket....NOT EARLIER! Prom is April 27th!
    Ticket sales..... SOLD ONLY AT LUNCH outside room 503  April 22-26 $40 
    Tickets will NOT be sold at the door!
     
     
    Attending Prom? Before you purchase your Prom tickets, stop by the library or textbook room and pick up a “Prom Purchase Pass." You must have an ID and be clear of all debts and overdue library books and textbooks in order to get your Prom Purchase Pass!! Prom tickets will not be sold to students who do not present this Pass at the time of purchase.

    Attention Athletes: Physical Day May 18th, 2019 @ 9:30-11am for Norman High, Cost: $20 at Oklahoma Sports and Orthopedic Institute. First come first serve! 

    Have you ever gone to a football game and wondered "Who are those crazy people with the flags?" Have you ever wanted to BE one of those crazy people with the flags? Well now is your chance! Color guard auditions will be held from 4:00- 6:00pm after school on April 29th, 30th and May 1st.  Sign ups are in the Bandroom!  
    On a tight budget for prom?  How about a dress with a pricetag of no more than $50! You can do your shopping in room 202, dresses, shoes and accessories! All money will go to NHS FCCLA. 
    We're one week out from production week for our spring play, Clue On Stage.  It is based on the 1985 cult classic, Clue, which is obviously inspired by the board game. It promises to be a ton of fun!  
     
    We would love to have you join us for one of our evening performances, April 24 or 26 @ 7pm. Adult tickets are $10, students $5 and under 5 are free. Friday evening we are hoping to serve dinner before the show, for an additional cost. Cast members will be there in character and Clue games will be on all tables. 
     
    We're going to have two student matinee performances next Thursday, April 25 at 9:30 and 1:30.  The play runs under two hours and students will only be allowed to attend one show.  Students can purchase tickets for $5 at lunch in the commons. We will sell tickets through next Tuesday. I will keep track of student IDs and make certain students are DCAed appropriately. I will notify teachers when the performances end and when they should expect students to be heading back to class. 

    Creativity and Learning Showcase:

    April 29th at NHS 5:00-6:30

Athletics and Events

  • *Prom April 27th
    *Graduation May 23rd
    *Freshman Study Squad, free tutoring every day at lunch in room 314

    *Info for NHS vs NNHS Baseball on April 25th.  at OU L. Dale Mitchell Park  Game @ 7:00pm  Adults $5 and Students $5. NO SIGNS.  Gates open at 6pm.  NHS Seating is behing the 3rd base dugout!  (Please announce April 22-25th per athletic director)*

    Wed. April 24th

    • New Student Night @ MNTC 6:30-8:30p

    Thurs. April 25th

    • Student Matinee of Clue!! 9:30am and 1:30pm
    • Girls Soccer (Home) vs Bishop McGuinness VGirls 6pm, VBoys 8pm
    • V Baseball vs Norman North @ OU Field 7pm

    Fri. April 26th *NO SCHOOL* PROFESSIONAL DAY

    • 9th Baseball (Home) vs Yukon 4:30p & 6:00pm
    • V Baseball @ PCNorth 5pm

     

Senior Annoucements

  • Cap and Gown Delivery 

    Last chance!!! Pick up your cap/gowns Monday May 13th from 10:30am-1pm in the Commons
     

    Senior Day:

    Friday May 3rd at Irving 9:00am-10:15am To share Irving memories, click on link https://tinyurl.com/IMS2019Sr

    Friday May 17th at Alcott 7:45am

    Friday May 10th is Elementary Senior Day 7:30am

     

    Baccalaureate: (This is not a required event and completely optional for students)

    May 19th at 6:30

    First Baptist Church

    211 W. Comanche

     

    Senior Scholarship Night:

    May 21st at 6:30

    First Baptist Church

    211 W. Comanche

     

    Graduation Practice:

    May 23rd at 8:30am

    Lloyd Noble

     

    Graduation:

    May 23rd at 7:00pm

    Lloyd Noble

     
     
    Senior Commitment Day May 1 
    Most Seniors that are excepted to colleges have to Commit May 1.  We want them to wear a shirt from the school they are committing to go to, but we also want every senior to wear a shirt that says what they are committing to do after high school whether it be the military, MNTC, or entering the work force. May 1 All seniors are encouraged to wear a shirt that represents the next step in their life.  Their next big Commitment! Congratulations on your accomplishments!

Parking Information/ Permit Documentation

  • Parking Decals: 

    Students MAKE SURE you have purchased your parking decal for $20 (from Mrs. Daniels in Student Services) AND have it affixed properly to your vehicle. Failure to have one may result in a PARKING Citation!  DO NOT park in numbered spots or visitor locations!!!!  


    Driver’s license Documentation

    Request your documentation in Student Services. We will generate your required paper as soon as possible after receipt. Be prompt in picking up your request as they expire 30 days from the date they are printed. PLEASE DO NOT use an outdated form for the Department of Public Safety. 

    Dates for the Reading test offered at NHS (Rm 501 @4:15p) for the 2018/2019 School year are as follows: 

    Final one for the school year will be Monday May 13

College and Career Visits

Scholarships and other information

  • Norman PTA Council Scholarship
     
    CRITERIA:
    1. Norman PTA Council is accepting applications for its 2019 Claudia Griffith PTA Scholarship Program. Scholarships have an award value of five hundred dollars ($500).
    2. Applications are limited to seniors graduating from Norman High School and Norman North High School. Dimensions Academy students are encouraged to apply under their home school.
    3. Applicants must be a member of their high school PTA or PTSA. Proof of membership must be submitted with the application
    4. Eligible applicants must attend an Oklahoma college or university. There is no restriction on field of study. Please note that scholarships will be sent directly to the awardee’s bursar account for the fall 2019 semester after enrollment is verified – checks will not be sent to individuals.
    5. Any applicant who has received more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in other combined scholarships or grants in an academic year is not eligible to apply.
    6. All information requested must be provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    Deadline: Applications close on May 1, 2019
     
     
    April Deadlines
     
     
    Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships
    The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others.  Students must complete a general online application for scholarships.  After you complete and submit your General Application, click on “View Opportunities” to review the recommended scholarships that match up with the information included in your submitted General Application. This does not mean that you are qualified to apply for every scholarship listed as a recommended scholarship. You will note that each recommended scholarship listed has at least one additional question. Before you apply for a specific scholarship, please review the qualifications and any restrictions to ensure that you qualify. You will need to complete the additional questions for each scholarship that you apply for.
    Additional Information and Application: OKCCF Scholarships
    Check site for monthly deadlines
     
     
     
    Fountain Head Essay Contest
    Ayn Rand's novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging-but they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer scholarships up to $10,000 in prize money for winning essays. 
    Eligibility: Entrant must be an 11th or 12th Grader.
    To Apply: AYN RAND ESSAY CONTESTS
    Deadlines: April 25, 2019
     
    Alpha Gamma Rho Bob Oehrtman Scholarship/OSU 
    The Bob Oehrtman Scholarship is an award incoming OSU freshmen men are eligible to apply for.  Membership in the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity is not a requirement. Students may request application from their counselor. 
    Application: Dr. Bob Oehrtman Scholarship Application
    Deadline: April 26, 2019
     
    Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship
    An eligible applicant must be a US Citizen, 25 years or younger, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who meets following requirements: 
    US citizen or Permanent Resident 
    25 years old or younger 
    Minimum 2.0 GPA
    Application: Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Application
    Deadline: April 30, 2019
     
    NPS Foundation Austin D. McKaig Memorial Scholarship 
    Description: Given in honor of Austin McKaig, an outstanding NHS student who died in a tragic automobile accident in 2003. 
    Established by his family as a tribute to Austin’s love of his family, school, hometown, and country. 
    Scholarship Awards: Two (2) scholarships of $1,000 each for NHS seniors interested in continuing their education full-time at the collegiate level. 
    Application Requirements: 
    1000-1250 Word Essay
    Scholastic Honors/Awards and Extracurricular Activities
    Applicant and Parent Signatures w/ Date
    Current High School Transcript 
    Scholarship Application available at www.npsfok.com or through Counselors Office. 
    Mail applications to: 
    Austin D. McKaig Memorial Scholarship 
    c/o Norman Public School Foundation 
    131 N. Flood Street 
    Norman, OK 73069 
    Attn: Jenny Dakil 
    Deadline: April 30, 2019

    NPS Foundation Gayle St. John Scholarship 
    Description: Given in honor of Gayle St. John, a remarkable teacher at Norman High School, in recognition for her dedication to teaching and listening to her students. 
    Scholarship Award: One (1) scholarship of $1,000 for a graduating NHS senior planning to continue his/her academic education. 
    Can be used toward tuition for technical institutions, trade schools, junior colleges or universities. 
    Application Requirements: 
    Completed Application In Its Entirety
    Applicant and Guardian Signatures w/ Date
    Current High School Transcript 
    Scholarship Application available at www.npsfok.com or through Counselors Office.  
    Mail applications to: 
    The Gayle St. John Scholarship 
    c/o Norman Public School Foundation 
    131 N. Flood Street 
    Norman, OK 73069 
    Attn: Jenny Dakil 

    Deadline: April 30, 2019
     
    NPS Foundation Class of ’51 Scholarship 
    Description: The Norman High School Class of 51 established this scholarship in 2001 to be awarded to a graduating senior of either Norman High School or Norman North High School. 
    Scholarship Award: One (1) scholarship of approximately $3,350 is awarded to a graduating senior from NHS or NNHS. The scholarship amount may vary depending on the earnings of the scholarship endowment. Can be used for technical institutions, trade schools, junior colleges or universities in Oklahoma. 
    Application Requirements: 
    Completed Application w/ Activities, Community Service, Career Goals and Statement of Need
    Two Letters of Reference
    Current High School Transcript 
    Scholarship Application available at www.npsfok.com or through Counselors Office. 
    Mail applications to: 
    Class of ’51 Scholarship 
    c/o Norman Public School Foundation 
    131 N. Flood Street 
    Norman, OK 73069 
    Attn: Jenny Dakil 

    Deadline: April 30, 2019
     
     
     
    May Deadlines
     
     
     
    Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships
    The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others.  Students must complete a general online application for scholarships.  After you complete and submit your General Application, click on “View Opportunities” to review the recommended scholarships that match up with the information included in your submitted General Application. This does not mean that you are qualified to apply for every scholarship listed as a recommended scholarship. You will note that each recommended scholarship listed has at least one additional question. Before you apply for a specific scholarship, please review the qualifications and any restrictions to ensure that you qualify. You will need to complete the additional questions for each scholarship that you apply for.
    Additional Information and Application: OKCCF Scholarships
    Check site for monthly deadlines
     
    Hester Sickles Memorial Scholarship
    The Cleveland County Oklahoma Home and Community Education Organization gives three (3) $1500 Hester Sickles Memorial Scholarships yearly.  For qualifying criteria and application click here.
    Deadline: May 1, 2019
     
    The James Steven Campbell (NHS Class of 1969) Memorial Scholarship
    This $1,000 scholarship is for a NHS graduating senior accepted to an accredited two or four year college or university.  Extra consideration will be given to student attending in state institutions.
    Deadline: May 1, 2019
     
    Iron Workers Local 584 Harvey A. Swift Scholarship
    Iron Workers Local 584 Harvey A. Swift Scholarship awards scholarships to children and family members of living and deceased members of Iron Workers Local 584. The scholarship award supports educational expenses such as tuition, fees and books and is valued at $3,000.  Online information and application can be found here
    Deadline: May 1, 2019
     
    Hester Sickles Memorial Scholarship 
    The Cleveland County Oklahoma Home and Community Education Organization gives two (2) $1500 Hester Sickles Memorial Scholarships yearly. Completed applications must be received by the Cleveland County Extension Office, 601 E. Robinson, Norman, OK 73071-6674 by May 1.  
    Application: Hester Sickles Application
    Deadline: May 1, 2019