Saturday, November 7, 2015

Progress Reports Nov 9

Teachers will email the First Progress Reports for the 2nd Quarter on Monday Nov 9

High School Choral Opportunity - DEADLINE Nov 9

North Phoenix Prep is now part of the North-Central Regional Music Association and the All-Regional Honor Festival is coming up (VERY soon!). We have many fabulous singers, and Ms. Harris would like to give them the opportunity to be a part of a fantastic regional choral group. You must register with Ms. Harris in order to pay the $20 application fee.

If you are interested, instructions below. Let her know if you have any questions! (if you've already contacted her, no need to do it again).

  1. Email Ms. Harris by 12:00pm on Monday, November 9th if you would like your child to apply for the Regional Choir. (kharris@northphoenixprep.org)
  2. Follow the instructions below ($20.00). Checks must be postmarked by November 10th.

Payment Information:
Make Checks/Purchase Orders payable to AMEA or Arizona Music Educators Association.

Send Payment/Purchase Orders to:
David Waggoner AMEA Executive Director
6818 E Kingston Pl.
Tucson AZ 85710

The All-Regional Honor Festival of Performance for High School Musicians is sponsored by AMEA, ABODA, and ACE. It is designed to provide an opportunity of honor performance to as many Arizona high school students as possible. Arizona has been divided into eight regions. The All-Regional Festival audition fee is $20.00 per audition. Each festival has a band, an orchestra, and a choir.
 http://www.azmea.org/AMEA/index.php/festivals/registration/region-band

Enrollment Information Event Nov 10

This event is an opportunity for families who do not have students enrolled at North Phoenix Prep to:
  • Meet our faculty and headmasters
  • Speak with current students and parents
  • Learn more about our athletic and after-school programs
Already enrolled at North Phoenix Prep and want your friends to join you at your school? Bring them to this event so we can show them what NPX is all about!
Tuesday November 10, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Learn more and RSVP at greatheartsaz.org

No School Wednesday Nov 11

Reminder there is No School on Wednesday Nov 11 in observance of Veterans Day

Study Skills Day for Middle School Students Nov 13

Friday, November 13th will be an important day for your middle school student. The students will be following their normal schedule, but will be learning specific study skills lessons in each class. The lessons will be fun, but also significant in the development of their academic abilities. Subjects will include: memorization skills, test studying skills, test taking skills, note taking, organization, time management, and the honor code.

Anti Bullying Presentation Nov 13

On Friday November 13th the Middle School Students will participate in an Anti-Bullying Presentation by The Arizona Attorney General's Community Outreach & Education

Topics of discussion include:
  • What is Bullying
  • What Bullying is Not
  • Types of Bullying: 
    • Cyber Bullying, Verbal Bullying, Physical Bullying, Intimidation, Indirect Bullying
  • The Bully
  • The One Being Bullied
  • The Bystander
Prior to the presentation the students will be learning specific study skills lessons in each of their regular classes. Following the presentation the students will break up into Seminar discussion groups.

Please notify the school office if you choose to have your Middle School student opt out of participation in the Anti-Bullying Presentation.

The High School students will attend their regular classes followed by a presentation on Native American Culture in the afternoon.

If you should have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact the school office (602) 996-4355.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Family Directory - Updated

Thank you to all who have submitted corrections to the Family Directory. Changes are complete and you can see a revised document at this link.

Additional correction requests can be sent to tvandeusen@northphoenixprep.org

AZ Merit Scores

AZ Merit Scores from Spring 2015 will be going home with students on Monday afternoon, Nov 2nd.
Please look for them in backpacks and binders if your student does not bring them to you.