2017-18 High School Coursebook

8 Mar


All students now have access to the High School Course Selection Booklet. Please take some time to review this information and discuss all course options available.

Students also have a Course Registration sheet.  Remember, course registration selections are due to the Counseling Office by Monday, March 20.

If you have any questions about classes or scheduling, please see Ms. Hazel or Ms. Hakim in the counseling office.

March Rotation Schedule

7 Mar

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Please note, the following days vary from our normal schedule:

  • March 15: Half-Day (Parent-Teacher Conferences)
  • March 16: No School (Parent-Teacher Conferences)

AP & Honors Free-Response Dates

7 Mar

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All students interested in taking an Honors or Advanced Placement (AP) course must complete a timed, free-response writing sample for the course or courses to which he/she wishes to apply.  

Please note the dates and locations for each course and plan accordingly. Free-response times will run from 2:15 – 3:00 on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. On Wednesday, the timing will be from 11:25 – 12:10 due to parent-teacher conferences. 

Any student who wishes to write two tests that are being given the same day must speak to either Ms. Hazel or Ms. Hakim PRIOR to the day of the test. 

If you have any questions, please speak to the counselors this week.

2017 AP & Honors Application Free-Response Dates

Social Science: Sunday, March 12 (2:15-3:00)

  • AP Human Geography: H104
  • AP World History: H103
  • AP US History: D004
  • AP Psychology: H105
  • AP Economics: I202

Science: Monday, March 13 (2:15-3:00)

  • Honors Chemistry: G218
  • AP Biology: G215
  • AP Chemistry: G213
  • AP Physics I: G220
  • AP Physics II: G125

English: Tuesday, March 14 (2:15-3:00)

  • Honors English 9: G110 and G111
  • Honors English 10: H203 and H206
  • AP English Language: I009
  • AP English Literature: H005

Math & Computer Science:Wednesday, March 15 (11:25-12:10)

  • AP Calculus: G125
  • AP Statistics: F003
  • Honors Geometry: H201 and H202
  • Honors Algebra 2 I202
  • AP Computer Science: G116
  • AP French: K003
  • AP Spanish: K002
  • AP Music Theory: E004

AP Art: Please schedule an appointment to see Ms. Bush.

High School Electives Fair – Tomorrow!

5 Mar


Please plan to attend the High School Electives Fair, tomorrow, March 6th, anytime between 2:15 – 3:00 in the auditorium.

All elective teachers, including Advanced Placement classes, will have a booth or table set up and be available to answer any questions  you may have – including questions about content, expectations, and course load. They may also have handouts available to share even more information.

If you’ve ever wondered about an elective, are curious about requirements for an AP or just aren’t sure what is available, this is a great chance to find out more!

See you tomorrow.

Karaoke Night this Wednesday

23 Feb


NHS will be hosting a Karaoke Night this Wednesday, March 1st, from 3:30 – 5:30 in the auditorium.

The event is free, but you do need to RSVP at lunch in the HS courtyard.

The event will be catered by Pinkberry, so be sure to bring some cash for fro-yo!

See you there!

Art Contest Deadline: Feb. 27th

20 Feb


For more information regarding competition requirements, check out this post.

To participate, students must submit their drawings by February 27th to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Department for Private Education in Mubarak Al Kabeer.

Students also must be sure to include the following information on the back of their poster: name of the student, name of school, name of the teacher assisting the student (if assisted), age of student, high school’s phone number, and guardian’s phone number.

Spirit Dress Day Tomorrow!

13 Feb


Students are invited to participate in StuCo’s spirit dress day  tomorrow by wearing red, white, or pink. This is not a free dress day – students must wear the spirit colors or the ASK uniform.

If student’s choose to wear spirit dress, please be sure to still meet the free dress expectations, including:

  1. No shorts.
  2. No rips above the knee.
  3. Shoulders must be covered.