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February 5, 2021 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther!
Here are the announcements for Friday, February 5th:
 
The High Springs Police Department will continue training activities on and around the Newberry High School campus today 3:30 pm until 5:30 pm. You may notice a larger-than-normal presence of police officers and vehicles around our campus due to these planned activities. We ask that you remain off our campus while these training activities are being conducted.
 
The Report Cards for the first semester will be available in Skyward next Tuesday (February 9th). If you need assistance with viewing the Report Card in Skyward, or if you are unable to print a copy of the Report Card, please contact the NHS Guidance Office.
 
SENIORS: The Santa Fe Foundation is accepting scholarships NOW! There is over $1.8 million available to give away to deserving eligible students. The deadline to submit your application for priority review is February 15, 2021. Don't wait to submit your application! Speak to your NHS Guidance Counselor if you have any questions or need assistance.
 
Beginning on Monday (February 8th), students will participate in a “Week of HOPE 2021” which will include daily lessons, videos, and activities throughout the week. The goal of this week is to set time aside each day to have productive conversations with students around mental health and other areas of their lives that impact them daily.
 
BOYS’ BASKETBALL: The boys’ Varsity team will begin district playoffs On Monday (February 8th) in a matchup against the Williston Red Devils at Williston High School (350 Robert Philpot Way, Williston, FL) beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Come on out and cheer on our Panthers!
 
BASEBALL: The Varsity baseball team will participate in a preseason tournament on Tuesday (February 9th) against Crystal River at Dunnellon High School (10055 SW 180th Avenue Road, Dunnellon, FL) beginning at 7:00 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
 
TRACK: The boys’ and girls’ track teams will compete at Santa Fe High School (16213 US 441, Alachua, FL) on Tuesday (February 9th) beginning at 4:00pm.
WEIGHTLIFTING: The boys’ weightlifting team will participate in a meet at Bronson High School (351 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL) beginning at 4:00 pm.
 
Today’s reminder:
Phones and Headphones: These must be off and out of sight, both in class and during class changes. Cell phones and headphones are only permitted to be in use before and after school, and during lunch periods.
 
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!”