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February 8, 2021 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther!
Here are the announcements for Monday., February 8th:
 
The Report Cards for the first semester will be available in Skyward tomorrow . 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.
 
Newberry High School yearbooks are still on sale for the 2020-2021 school year! The yearbook cost at this time is $55.00 and a $5.00 deposit (exact cash or checks only) is required to guarantee this price as the yearbook cost will increase to $65.00 after February 1, 2021. Please see Ms. Steele in the Media Center or contact her by email (steelesd@gm.sbac.edu) for more details or to place your deposit!
 
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 tonight in a matchup against the Cedar Key Sharks at Williston High School (350 Robert Philpot Way, Williston, FL) beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. With a win tonight, the boys’ Varsity team will face the Hawthorne Hornets at Williston High School beginning at 5:00 pm.
 
BASEBALL: The Varsity baseball team will participate in a preseason tournament tomorrow (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) tomorrow (February 9th) beginning at 4:00pm.
 
WEIGHTLIFTING: The boys’ weightlifting team will participate in a meet on Wednesday (February 10th) at Bronson High School (351 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL) beginning at 4:00 pm.
 
GIRLS' LACROSSE: If you are interested in playing Lacrosse this year, meet on the football field this week after school for conditioning.
 
Today’s reminder:
Tardies: Whether you attend school through the digital academy or as a brick and mortar student, tardies impact school success and student behavior, are a distraction to all students, and cause a disruption in teaching. Make sure you’re on time every day, to every class. Excessive tardies may result in lunch detention or ISD.
 
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!”