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April 27, 2021 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther!
Here are the announcements for Tuesday, April 27th:
 
The School District has provided an update to COVID-19 protocols. Masks are to be worn inside all buildings on the NHS campus at all times, unless students are eating or drinking. Masks are now optional when you are outside. Please continue to wash your hands as often as possible and maintain social distancing when able to.
 
Students in the Criminal Justice Academy will take articulation tests at NHS through an agreement with Santa Fe College on Thursday, April 29th.
 
Newberry High School Prom 2021 will take place this year at the beautiful Granville Plantation on Friday, May 7th. Starting today, tickets are $65.00 per ticket and can be purchased from Mrs. Kathi Thomas in the Media Center. To purchase tickets you must be off the debt list, so please make sure all debts are paid in full.
 
Student Government will be accepting applications for rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, also for the student body offices as well. The applications are in Mr. Marlowe's room, and they are due by next Friday, April 30th. It's time to get involved and make a difference!
 
Newberry High School yearbooks are still on sale for the 2020-2021 school year! The yearbook cost is $65.00 and a $5.00 deposit is required to reserve your yearbook. 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!
 
Seniors, graduation will be here before you know it! If you have not already done so, please make sure to order your cap and gown for graduation from Herff Jones. Order forms are available in the NHS front office or you can order directly from Herff Jones at their website: www.herffjones.com.
 
We're having a "try it" session for next year's percussion section after school on Friday April 30th. No experience needed. See Mr. DeRemer in the band room for more information. Additionally, do you have experience in dance or gymnastics, or just want to perform for others? Pre-season training for the fall color guard starting on May 3rd from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm. No experience needed. See Mr. DeRemer in the band room for more information.
 
SIDELINE CHEER: The sideline cheer squad will be holding tryouts in the NHS gym on Saturday, May 8th, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. Open gym, in order to work on skills, will be conducted this Tuesday and Thursday, and next Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Interested participants must either have a current physical on file with NHS or bring one with them to the open gym night.
 
BASEBALL: The Varsity team will play a district semifinal game tonight by facing Chiefland AT Williston High School beginning at 4:00 pm. A win will mean our baseball team would play in the 1A District 7 Championship game on Thursday, April 29th, AT Williston High School at 7:00 pm. Tickets for all playoff games are available at the gate on the day of the games.
 
SOFTBALL: The softball team will play a district semifinal game tonight by facing Dixie County High School AT Chiefland High School beginning at 5:00 pm. A win will mean our softball team would play in the 1A District 7 Championship game on Thursday, April 29th, AT Chiefland High School at 7:00 pm.Tickets for all playoff games are available at the gate on the day of the games.
 
Today’s reminder:
Updated COVID-19 Guidelines: Masks are to be worn inside at all times, unless students are eating or drinking. Masks are optional when you are outside. Please continue 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!”