Norsemen News · Today’s Announcements: April 24

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

We welcome the 6th graders this morning as they tour the building, have lunch in the cafeteria and learn more about Northfield.

Check out the Mrs. Pulley’s table in the cafeteria. She is here with a mini health fair during the lunch periods today.

Students should have received midterms yesterday. If you didn’t receive yours, check with your 9th hour teacher or come to the office during passing.

Be sure to read the school newsletter you received on your computer, and share it with your parents. It’s full of end-of-year information, so don’t be left in the dark.

Junior and Senior Girls: If you were unable to attend yesterday’s meeting about the Wabash County Festivals Scholarship Pageant, extra flyers and applications are now available in the front office.
Juniors and Seniors, the last day to sign up for Post Prom is TODAY. This event is FREE and you don’t have to attend the prom to attend this event! When was the last time you attended a party that cost thousands of dollars? Here’s your chance!

Interested in drivers ed here at Northfield this summer? They will be in the cafeteria hallway during lunch periods Friday accepting enrollment and answering questions. Packets are available on the office counter.

Physicals for next year are now in the office on the counter. Make sure that everything is COMPLETELY filled out and signed by parents before coming to Mass Physical Night on May 7th from 5:00 – 7:30 pm at the Wabash Middle School. Get your physical for next year all handled in advance, and for only $15.

Anyone grades 8-11 interested in wrestling OR football for next year needs to attend the call out this Friday during Norsetime in the choir room.

Seniors, take advantage of a free opportunity to receive your recommended second meningitis booster here at school on Friday, May 3rd. Have your parents sign the permission form you received from one of our nurses and return it to office by April 30th. Extra forms are on the office counter.

Students, many of you have overdue library materials. The school year is coming to an end and all library books must be turned in by Friday, May 17th or you will be charged the cost of the book. Keep looking!

FCA meets Friday morning at 7:20 a.m.

Seniors, we still have some caps and gowns in the office to pick up, as well as some items from Herff Jones.

Are you interested in taking a course that isn’t offered at Northfield? Then Indiana Online Academy Summer School is for you! Their credits are accepted as long as it is a course not offered here OR one you’re unable to fit into your schedule. The summer session runs from June 10-July 25 with final exams at the end of July. IOA courses cost $50. Interested? Pick up a flyer in the front office today!

The Junior-Senior Prom is this Saturday night! Juniors, seniors, and their guests may purchase tickets in room 109 for $20 each or $40 per couple.

The JV baseball team improved their record to 2-0 on the season with a victory over
Peru in 5 innings last night. Nate Hembree earned the win on the mound, pitching a complete game shutout, giving up 4 hits and striking out 7. Hembree also led the offense, going 2 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI’s. Drew Clark had an rbi double, while
Brandon Frank, Dylan Brown, Justin Frank, and Mason Hovey all had 2 RBI’s apiece.

The varsity girls track team ran their first outdoor meet of the year at Whitko. Lifetime personal bests were turned in by Holly Dyson in the 1600 meters, Samantha Summers in
the 100 meter hurdles, and Karla Singer in the 3200 meter run. Jenna Halderman placed 1st in the 1600, 3200, and as part of the 4x 800 relay team with Paige Cole, Brittany Sloan, and Karla Singer. Caitlin Eltzroth took 3rd in both the 100 meter hurdles
and 300 meter low hurdles.

For the boys varsity track team, Caleb Augustus won the 1600 and 3200 meter runs meet last night at Whitko. He also anchored the winning 4×800 meter relay with Jonathan VanDuyne, Austin Andrews, and Devin Tracy. Jonathan VanDuyne and Tyler
Morgan scored in 4 different races. Josh Bickel had a personal best in the shot put of over 39 feet.