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August 17, 2023 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther! 🐾
Here are the announcements for Thursday, August 17th:
Lockers were assigned to students today. If you missed out on getting a locker today, stop by the NHS Deans’ Office (with your combination lock) and get yours!
Parking Permits will be issued to students soon, so make sure to listen for the announcements. Additionally, please make sure to park ONLY in the designated parking areas, specifically the Senior lot next to the Main Building and the Junior lot, which is the fenced area next to that. NO parking is allowed in any other areas on campus, including along the side of the NHS Gym or football field.
Get your dancing shoes! The Student Government Association (SGA) is proud to host the return of the NHS Homecoming Dance. The Dance will be held on Saturday (September 16th) to kick off this year’s Homecoming Week. Tickets are only $15.00 and will go on sale beginning Monday (September 4th) before school in Mr. Marlowe’s classroom.
Mark your calendars! This year, the Homecoming Football game will be against the Chiefland Indians on Friday (September 22nd). The SGA will begin holding nominations for the Homecoming Court on Friday (September 1st) in the East TA. Final elections for the Homecoming Court will take place on Friday (September 8th) in the East TA.
Representatives from the US Army National Guard are scheduled to be on the NHS campus on Monday (August 21st) during Lunch A and Lunch B to provide information about military service after graduation. Make sure to stop by if you’d like to receive information.
Representatives from the Santa Fe Achieve Program will be in the NHS Media Center every Monday and Wednesday. This program provides students with mentoring opportunities during high school and coaches students on career exploration, time management, financial aid, and more. Make sure to stop by and get more information if you are interested.
We want all our Panthers to remember the Panther way to Success:
*Be Reliable - Maintain consistency with what you say and do
*Be Respectful - Show consideration of someone or something
*Be Responsible - Be dependable, keep promises, and honor commitments
Our goal is to share information which is given to our Panthers daily. These posts are also shared on our NHS website ( and remain available there for the entire school year.
Today’s Reminder:
Food and Drinks: There should be no food or drinks in the buildings which are from outside campus. NHS is a closed campus and students are not permitted to leave campus for lunch. Additionally, you may not have food dropped off or delivered to you. Students are not allowed to bring Polar Cups or “to go” cups to campus. Water bottles are encouraged and we have several bottle filling stations around campus.
Students, please remember to check your school email accounts every day 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 ( “Always remember, Shepp loves the kids!”