This Month is Women’s History Month!
Visionary Women : Champions of Peace & Nonviolence
Dorothy Irene Height was an American administrator and educator who worked as a civil rights and women's rights activist, specifically focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. Congrats to freshmen Catherine and Abbey! The first two female distance runners, and Catherine (from CMA) just qualified for regionals in both the 1600 and the open 800. Abbey is well on her way to qualifying in the 3200!
Congrats to those that received their invitation this past Monday! As soon as class dismisses for you to go to your regularly scheduled lunch, come to V1 on Upper Vocational Hall closest to the front of the school and present this page to check in.
Congrats to Brycen Jackson! He will be signing with Averitt University for football!
Congrats to Xavier Miller! He signed with Catawba for Football!
Congrats to our Battle of the Books team at their competition!
Do you love video games?
Virtual Reality and the Unreal Engine
All are welcome!
Ms. Stotesbury’s Room A5
Come meet 2 visiting artists working on their own video game and demo the world of Virtual Reality & The Unreal Engine!
YMOP thanks guest speaker and financial advisor Jasmine Brown on teaching them how to manage, save and invest money for their future.
Public Works Engineering Summer Intern
Estimated Duration of Internship:
June 17th 2019- August 9th,2019
Closing Date for Applications: March 31st,2019
How to Apply :
Apply for the “Public Works Engineering Summer Intern” position through the City’s Jobs website at http://durhamnc.gov/1473/City-Jobs
Create an account for yourself in the Neogov system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/submitted?employerFolderName=durhamnc
Then, once your account has been successfully created, apply for the specific “Public Works Engineering Summer Intern” position.
Prom Ticket Information
Prom Tickets will be on sale from February 25th - April 5th. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased before school and after school in room S-24. Prom tickets will also be sold select days during 1st and 2nd lunch. If you have any questions, see Ms. Coburn.
Bringing a Guest from another school to Prom? Be sure to Fill out your guest form by March 22, 2019. Even if you plan to buy your tickets after spring break forms are due by this date.
Want to be entered into some great raffles during prom season! Be on the lookout for different opportunities! The first drawing will be for students that buy tickets during the first week of sales (Feb 25-March 1)
Nutrition Tip of the Day!
Kids and teens need around six servings of grains each day. One serving of grains equals one slice of regular sandwich bread, half a cup of oatmeal, ¾ of a cup of cereal, or 3 cups of popped popcorn.
Have any old prom dresses?
Anyone who has old prom dresses who would like to donate them to NHS to please bring them to the front office. There are only 4 weeks until prom and if you would like to help out any NHS student in need of a dress and clean out your closet this can be the way!
Apply to Durham Tech!
Did you get into that four year university, but your parents are still paying their student loans and you want to break that debt cycle with lower tuition for the 1st year or two? Do you not feel ready to navigate college far away from home just yet? Have you heard of all the great things that are happening right here in Durham? Is the program you want at Durham Tech? Do you want to increase your chances of getting into UNC, NCSU, or other competitive UNC schools? Do you want class sizes of 25 instead of 200? Do you need to earn a higher GPA? Do you have a high GPA, but want to be a “big fish in a smaller pond” for a while? Do you want to be a transfer student because you know that transfer students graduate at higher numbers? Do you want to start at Durham Tech because Durham Tech transfer students have the highest GPAs of any other NC transfer students? Know that Durham Tech Does Great Things and you can too! Start local! See Ms. Hines on Wednesdays and Thursdays! Room W-0.
Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) at North Carolina A&T State University: The IFAL program is a FREE one-week residential program from June 9 - 14, 2019 designed for 11th grade students. Students will be exposed to the academic and research programs in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and will be familiarized with careers in the food, agricultural and environmental sciences. In addition, students gain experiences in leadership by participating in leadership training seminars, touring the N.C. General Assembly, meeting governmental officials, and visiting the N.C. Farm Bureau Offices. The deadline to apply is March 30th. The IFAL application and program information can be found at the following link:
Here's your assignment for next semester: Take a topic, a lesson or a unit you're learning about, and turn it into a podcast. Deadline March 31st
Class of 2019, we have a new way for you to keep informed of such things as scholarships, testing dates, Jostens deliveries, and graduation info! Text @knights-19 to the number 81010 to sign up for Remind messages throughout the year on upcoming events.