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January 16, 2024 Announcements

It’s a great day to be a Newberry Panther! 🐾
Here are the announcements for Tuesday, January 16th:
IMPORTANT! Starting this week, any cars that are parked in the lot by the bus depot will be towed. This is not a designated parking area on the NHS Campus and cars parked there will be towed from campus. Please see Mr. Treese to purchase a parking permit for $30.00 if you still need one either before or after school.
Softball evaluations and conditioning will begin today from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm at the NHS Softball Field. Please bring running attire, softball gloves, masks, and cleats. You must have an up-to-date physical form to participate. See Coach Johnson or (Mrs.) Coach Roundtree if you have any questions.
There will be an informational meeting tomorrow at 8:00 am for any Lady Panthers interested in playing tennis this year in Mr. Marlowe’s classroom.
Representatives from Santa Fe College will be on the NHS campus tomorrow during Lunch A and Lunch B to provide information about dual enrollment opportunities for next year. Make sure to stop by if you’d like to receive information.
Representatives from the US Army are scheduled to be on the NHS campus tomorrow 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.
Distribution of laptops to NHS students will continue tomorrow. Thank you to everyone who has successfully submitted the Computer Agreement Acknowledgement. If you have not already done so, please complete the form and return it to NHS as soon as possible. It is important for your child to be assigned a laptop as it will allow for digital textbooks and seamless transitions between classwork, testing, and homework. Please visit the NHS website ( for more information or contact Mr. Sheppard if you have any questions.
The Robotics Club will meet before school on Thursday (January 18th) at 8:00 am in Ms. Troy’s classroom. Don’t be late!
There will be a Girls Lacrosse Parent/Player information meeting on Thursday (January 18th) at 6:00 pm in Mr. Birrenkott's classroom. See Mr. Birrenkott if you have any questions.
Baseball tryouts will be held on Monday (January 22nd) right after school. If you have any questions, see Coach Roundtree.
Seniors don’t forget to order your caps and gowns for graduation. Prices are expected to increase soon so don’t wait! Order forms are available in the NHS Front Office or online at
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
Today’s Reminder:
Dress Code: Make sure your school attire is appropriate and not distracting. You may not wear baggy/saggy pants and bottoms will not be shorter than “mid thigh”. Tops must cover the midriff, back, and sides of the body at all times. You may not wear bedroom slippers or shoes with wheels. Head coverings of any kind are not permitted to be worn inside. Failure to follow the dress code guidelines may result in lunch detention.
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!”