• Norman High School

    Bulletin

    Week of September 16th-21st, 2019

    Morning Roar

You should know ...

    • PLEASE NOTICE: You cannot park at the businesses across the street (or any surrounding business)  from the high school while you are at school or when you are not a patron of their businesses. Parents when picking up your students, the business parking lot is not a pick up zone.  Please be respectful to these businesses as they do have their lots posted for ticketing and towing. 

     

    • 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.

     

    • If you filled out a free and reduced lunch form at enrollment, you are able to pick up your sports pass in the office of Monica Maynes (Right across the hall from the textbook room )! Pick up times are before school and after school. Do not get out of class to come get your pass.

     

    • Visit the library for Makerspace Open Hours on Tuesday's during both lunches and Thursday mornings starting at 8! Open hours are a great time to learn a new tool, work on your own projects, or create something with a group!

    PSAT Information for Parents and Students

    Norman Public Schools will offer the opportunity for all 8th and 9th grade students to take the PSAT 8/9.  All 10th and 11th grade students will take the PSAT/NMSQT.

    WHEN?

    The PSAT 8/9 will be October 15, 2019 and PSAT/NMSQT will be October 16, 2019 

    Please note PSAT does not permit make-up exams, thus absent students will not be able to take the PSAT on another date.

     

    LENGTH OF EXAM?

    The exam and exam related activities will take approximately 4 hours.  PSAT only allows 10 minutes for breaks.  Students are encouraged to get a good night sleep and eat a good breakfast. On October 16th, freshman and upper-class lunches will be swapped. *Upper-class students will go to lunch at 1:00 PM on 10/16.

     

    WHAT TO BRING?

    Students should bring:

    • Sharpened No. 2 pencils with erasers

    • Approved calculator  (Basic graphing or scientific calculator)

    • Their address, including zip code

    • Students are encouraged to dress in layers due to varying room temperatures

     

    WHAT IS ON THE TEST?

    The test will include a Reading, Writing and Language, Math (No Calculator) and Math (Calculator) sections.

     

    WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE THE PSAT?

    Taking the PSAT will:

    • Help you see what AP courses you might be ready for

    • Prepare you for the SAT

    • Provide FREE personalized, focused practice through Khan Academy

    • Automatically screen 11th grade students for National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarship opportunities

     

    HOW CAN YOU GET MORE INFORMATION OR PRACTICE QUESTIONS?

    See your counselor for the Official Student Guide. Students will receive guides in advisory. Additional information is also available HERE.

     

    HOW DO I SIGN UP TO TAKE THE PSAT?

    All 8th and 9th grade students are automatically signed up to take the PSAT 8/9.  All 10th and 11th grade students are automatically signed up to the take the PSAT/NMSQT.

     

    Please contact your school counselor with additional questions.

College and Career Visits

Athletics and Events

  •  Mon. Sept. 16th Fall Picture day! 

    • 9th/JV Football (Home) vs Deer Creek 9th 5pm/ JV 7pm
    • Fastpitch (Home) vs PCNorth JV 5pm/ Varsity 6:30pm
    • Board of Education Meeting 7-10pm Admin. Services Center

    Tue. Sept. 17th

    • Volleyball @ Deer Creek 9th 4pm/ JV 5pm/ Varsity 6pm
    • Fastpitch (Home) vs. MidWest City JV 5pm/ Varsity 6:30pm

    Wed. Sept. 18th

    • Jr Class T-shirts will be sold outside of the commons during upperclassmen lunch for $15
    • Lifeskills every Wednesday Upper Class Lunch Rm 101  Text @tigersli to 81010  FREE LUNCH! Come check it out!! Our speaker is the Education and Outreach Programs Director from OEC. She is speaking on how to read and pay a utility bill, as well as how to conserve energy to lower your bill.

    Thurs. Sept. 19th

    • Jr Class T-shirts will be sold outside of the commons during upperclassmen lunch for $15
    • Volleyball @ Norman North 9th 4pm/ JV 5pm/ Varsity 6pm
    • Varsity Football (Home) vs Moore 7pm

    Fri. Sept. 20th

    • Jr Class T-shirts will be sold outside of the commons during upperclassmen lunch thru 25th for $15
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Owasso Turnament
    • Fastpitch @ Mustang COAC
    • French Club Sale durning lunch
    • Cheer State Showing in N. Gym 5:30p

    Sat. Sept. 21st

    • Varsity Volleyball @ Owasso Tournament
    • CC- OK Runner Classic @ Norman 9-12
    • Link Crew Fall Clean up 10-12
    • Cheer Regionals @ Union High School 3-5pm

    Looking Ahead:

    *Oct. 2: Norman High will be taking 7 students to the Mercy Hospital Health Career Exploration Day on Wednesday, October 2.  If you are a Junior or Senior who is interested in a healthcare career, please see Mrs. Wilkins in Room 60 BY WED., SEPT. 18..

    *No School for Professional Day and Fall Break Wed. Oct. 9th -11th

    *Josten's Sophomore Ring Presentation During Advisory Oct. 30th

    *Semiformal Jan 18th

     *Prom May 2nd

    *Graduation Friday May 22nd

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. 

    2019/2020 School year testing dates: Monday October 7th, November 4th, December 9th, January 13th, February 3rd, March 9th, April 6th, May 4th

    Please report to room 501 at 4:15pm with a pen on the day of testing. The test will take approximately an hour, bring a PEN and you will know your test as you finish. 

Senior Annoucements

  • Josten's will be meeting with Seniors in the Theater during Advisory/Tiger Time on October 30th and November 6th.

     
    Josten's will be here on November 13th 10a-1p to take orders and 3:30-6:30p for Parent Night.
     
     
    Hey Seniors! Want a Senior Class Shirt? They're on sale for $15 in Mrs. Prise's room, Room 208. You can also pay your senior dues there, which are $5, and pay for the Senior Picnic.
     
    Senior Gown Pictures for the Yearbook retakes will be Oct. 23rd.

Club News

    • Our first Rotary Club meeting will be on Thursday, September 19th! Freshmen will meet in room 312 during Freshmen lunch (5th Hour) and Upperclassmen will meet in room 506 during Upperclassmen lunch (4th Hour). Hope to see you all there!
       
    • ASL club will meet on Thursdays in Room 502 during 4th hour lunch.
       
    • Art Club will hold its first meeting October 1st after school in art room 904 in the Multipurpose building. The club will meet the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Art Club students can expect to learn new techniques, share and discuss works of art, and attend extra curricular art events.