Norsemen News · Today’s Announcements: April 26

Friday, April 26, 2013

Prom tickets are still on sale for $20 per person and $40 per couple. Make sure you get them today before the cost goes up. There will be no tickets sold at the door. If you are bringing a date who is a graduate or from another school, please get that form to Ms. Stouffer TODAY.

Seniors, how does candy during class next Friday morning sound? Have your parents sign the FREE meningitis booster permission form you received and return it to office by Tuesday, and you’ll get a free sucker on Friday! Extra forms are on the office counter.

Juniors and Seniors, the last day to sign up for Post Prom really is TODAY. It’s FREE, you don’t have to attend the prom to attend, and you’ll have TONS of fun after the prom till 4:30 in the morning, so sign up!

If you’re attending the prom Saturday, meet in the cafeteria TODAY during Norsetime.

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

TGA is meeting TODAY during Norsetime in Miss Carey’s room.

Key Club will be meeting TODAY during Norsetime in Miss G’s room. Our agenda will include March of Dimes and New Member Drive. All current members should be in attendance. Are you NOT in Key Club? Would you like to know what it is all about? Then the next meeting is for YOU! Stay tuned for more information.

If you were invited to Friday School, plan to stay with Mrs. Glasscock TONIGHT until 5:35 p.m.

Junior and Senior Girls, extra flyers and applications are on the front office counter regarding the Wabash County Festivals Scholarship Pageant.

Interested in drivers ed here at Northfield this summer? The company offering it will be in the cafeteria hallway during lunch periods TOMORROW accepting enrollment and answering questions. Applications 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.

Students interested in European Travel next Spring Break 2014 may attend an informational meeting Tuesday at Southwood at 7:00 p.m. Destinations for this trip are Madrid, Toledo, and Paris. Contact Mrs. Farlow at SHS for more information.

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!

Are you interested in taking a course that isn’t offered at Northfield? Check out the Indiana Online Academy Summer School! Their credits are accepted here 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 High track team lost to Wabash and Manchester last night. Firsts for the Norse were brought in by Michelle Hunt in the 1600 and 800; Rachel Orpurt in the 200 dash; Attie Schuler in long jump; the 7th grade girls 4×100 relay; Jacklyn Peas in 100 hurdles, 200 hurdles and 200 dash; Jordan Bratch in long jump; Macauley Miller in 110 hurdles, 100 dash, and long jump; Kyle Reed in 200 hurdles; the 7th grade boys 4×100 relay; Jackson Beery in 100 dash and 400 dash; and Chris Orpurt in shot put. Many of the Norse runners scored personal bests in their events. The County meet is Tuesday at Southwood at 5 p.m.

The Lady Norse JV softball team tied Madison Grant Wednesday night. Collecting multiple hits for Northfield were Abigail Poole and Alyssa Lambert. Also with hits for the Lady Norse were Marlee Stefanatos, Payton Tompson, Alexi Randle, Katelyn Kirtlan, Jessika Krom, and Kelsey Reahard. Alexi Randle and Marlee Stefanatos pitched well for the Lady Norse.

The Northfield boys golf was back in action Thursday at Honeywell GC hosting Rochester. The Norse won the match over the Zebras. Leading the Norse and medalist for the round was Andrew Eckerley with a 41. He was followed by Trae Cole with a 43, Braydon Schindler a 44, and Austin Burns a 47. Northfield moves to 5-1 on the season. They will be playing in the Invite at the Round Barn in Rochester Saturday at 8:00 am.

The varsity softball team defeated Caston last night. Emily Shafer pitched 5 innings giving up 2 hit, striking out 4 and walking 0. Katelyn Shafer and Arie Kennedy collected 3 hits on the night, while Jessika Beeks, Abby Keaaffaber, Paige Holley and Caitlin Eltzroth each had 2 hits. Kaitlyn Shafer led the team with 5 RBI’s. Our record now is 2 and 0. Next game is Friday at Maconaquah.

The Lady Norse tennis team blanked Southwood last night. Singles players Bayli Birk, Elaina Terrell, and Natalie Schuler and doubles teams of Alyssa Richter and Leanne Beck and Ciara Ritchie and Jensen Zumbaugh all won their matches. JV winners were Polina Prater and the doubles team of Cassie Hunt and Eryn Eckelbarger.

The ‘C’ Baseball team upped their record to 2-3 with a win over North Miami in 5 innings. Jakob Hayes led Norse, throwing a complete game ‘no-hitter’ while striking out 11 batters. Hayes also added a single and scored a run. Julian Zapata went 3 for 3 with a double and 3 rbi’s. Darren Benson, Dylan Brown, and Justin Frank all had 2 hits and an rbi apiece.

And now for the Norse Honor Students of the Week! For the junior high, nominated by Mrs. Milam, the winner is David Crace, who helped with the badminton nets. For the high school, nominated by Mrs. Smith, the winner is Travis Slone, who carried a heavy box into the building for her twice last week. Congratulations to these and all who received a Norse Honor slip this week—winners can pick up their prizes in the office.

The varsity baseball team won their 8th in a row with a 3-0 win over Caston. Ryan Keaffaber pitched a complete game 2-hitter, walking one and striking out 15. He also hit a first inning 2 run homer. Jared Kirtlan had 2 hits for the Norse who are now 9-2. They travel to Maconaquah tonight.