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January 26, 2021 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther!
Here are the announcements for Tuesday, January 26th:
 
Don’t forget the Semester Exams this week!
* Tuesday, January 26th - 1st and 2nd pd
* Wednesday, January 27th - 3rd and 4th pd
* Thursday, January 28th - 5th and 6th pd
All classes will be administering an exam/test during these exam days so please make sure students are on time and prepared. Please also minimize late check ins and early check outs to avoid the disruptions to classes. Remember that semester exams can count toward a significant portion of your semester grades.
 
SENIORS: Senior ads for this year’s Yearbook are currently on sale. Don’t miss out!! If you are interested in purchasing an ad, please contact Ms. Steele (steelesd@gm.sbac.edu) as soon as possible. There are a limited number of pages for senior ads and they sell quickly. A full page ad is $125, a half page ad is $65, and a quarter page ad is $35. Materials for the ads are due by February 26th.
 
Our Criminal Justice Academy will hold it’s Open House in a virtual format tonight beginning at 6:00 pm. This is a wonderful way for incoming 9th grade students to experience all that Newberry High School has to offer. Please use the following link if you are interested in participating: Virtual Open House for the NHS Criminal Justice Academy Magnet Program.
 
BASKETBALL: The Freshmen and Varsity boys’ teams will play AT HOME tonight against the Buchholz High School Bobcats beginning at 5:30 pm. Tomorrow, the boys’ and girls’ JV and Varsity teams will travel to Williston High School (350 Robert Philpot Way, Williston, FL) to take on the Bears beginning at 3:30 pm and tickets will be sold at the door. On Thursday (January 28th) the boys’ Freshman team will play Gainesville High School AT HOME at 5:00 pm and the girls’ Varsity team will play St. Francis School AT HOME beginning at 6:30 pm.
 
Tickets for ALL REMAINING GAMES of the 2020-21 basketball season (both boys’ and girls’ teams), whether played at home or away within Alachua County, will only be available for sale online at https://gofan.co/app/school/FL17054. THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR ON GAME DAYS FOR ANY BASKETBALL GAMES. Additionally, School Board Policy states that spectators MUST wear a mask AND social distance during games. NHS reserves the right to remove anyone who does not comply.
 
SOCCER: The boys’ and girls’ teams will play AT HOME tonight against the Lafayette High School Hornets beginning at 5:00 pm. On Wednesday (January 27th) the girls’ soccer team will play AT HOME against the Palatka Panthers beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets will be sold at the gate on the day of the games.
 
GIRLS’ LACROSSE: If you are interested in playing lacrosse this year, you will need to meet at the track this week at 3:15 pm. If you have any questions, see Coach Roundtree.
 
Today’s reminder:
COVID-19 Guidelines: Students are required to properly wear a mask until they leave the NHS campus. Be sure to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and don’t share any items.
 
Students, please remember to check your school email accounts everyday for important announcements and reminders. Remember, if you are having trouble or have questions about anything at all, turn to an adult. And please, if you see something, say something (www.getfortifyfl.com). Everyone believes in your success but “whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right --Henry Ford” BUT most importantly, “Always remember, Shepp loves the kids!”