Weekly Happenings

March 6th - 23rd

Events

Friday - 3/6/20

  • Softball vs. Bishop Verot (Away): 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Bishop Verot
  • Baseball vs. Bishop Verot (Away): 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Cape Coral High School

Saturday - 3/7/20

  • B/G Track: CSN Invite (Away): 8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ The Community School of Naples

Sunday - 3/8/20

  • No Events

Monday - 3/9/20

  • Baseball vs Bonita Springs (Home): 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ NFMHS

Tuesday - 3/10/20

  • B/G Track: Ida Baker Tri Meet (Away): 2:30 - 6:00
  • Girl Tennis vs. Dunbar (Home): 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ NFMHS Judd Park
  • Boys Tennis vs. Dunbar (Away): 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Dunbar High School
  • Softball vs. Cape Coral (Home): 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ NFMHS
  • Baseball vs. Cape Coral (Home): 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ NFMHS

Wednesday - 3/11/20

  • No Events

Thursday - 3/12/20

  • End of Quarter 3
  • Girl Tennis vs. Cape Coral (Home): 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ NFMHS Judd Park
  • Boys Tennis vs. Cape Coral (Home): 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ NFMHS Hancock Park
  • Softball vs. Riverdale (Away): 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Riverdale High School
  • Baseball vs. Riverdale (Away): 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Riverdale High School

Friday - 3/13/20

  • Professional Duty Day
  • No Events

Saturday - 3/14/20

  • No Events

Sunday - 3/15/20

  • No Events

Monday - 3/16/20

  • Spring Break
  • No Events

Tuesday - 3/17/20

  • Spring Break
  • No Events

Wednesday - 3/18/20

  • Spring Break
  • No Events

Thursday - 3/19/20

  • Spring Break
  • No Events

Friday - 3/20/20

  • Spring Break
  • No Events

Saturday - 3/21/20

  • No Events

Sunday - 3/22/20

  • No Events

Monday - 3/23/20

  • No Events

Academic and Testing Calendar

Administration's Corner

WHILE WAITING AT THE BUS STOP:

  • When waiting for the bus stop make sure you are at least three giant steps, or six feet away from the street.
  • Never stand or sit near the street when waiting at your stop. Bus stops are not places to run or play.
  • Wear clothing that makes it easy for drivers to see you. Bright colors like yellow, orange and white are great!
  • Pay attention to your surroundings. Put down phones and take out your earbuds so you can hear and see what’s happening around you.
  • If a trusted adult (parent, grandparent, friend) has not visited your bus stop lately, ask them to come one morning or afternoon. Introduce them to your bus driver and show them how you stay safe while you wait for the bus!
  • If you drop something and it goes near or under the bus, never go get it. Tell your driver so he or she can help you.
  • Never walk behind your school bus. If you have to walk in front of your bus, make sure you walk five giant steps, or 10 feet, ahead so your driver can see you.
  • Wait until the bus has stopped and the doors are open before approaching the bus.
  • Never talk to strangers at the bus stop. Always alert your bus driver as soon as possible if a stranger tries to talk to you or pick you up.

WHILE ON THE BUS:

  • Do not speak loudly or make loud noises that could distract your driver.
  • Always buckle up!
  • Remain in your seat for the entire ride and keep the aisle clear!

Volunteering

  • Any parents or guardians so wants to volunteer must complete the Volunteer Form (See Attachment) and provide a copy of their driver's license to Mr. McKeever. If you have any questions, please email Mr. McKeever DouglasIM@leeschools.net.

Scholarship Newsletter

Uncommon Friends Foundation Scholarship

  • The Uncommon Friends Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2020 student scholarship awards, which will be awarded to deserving students, veterans, struggling adults, disabled students, and single parents who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology, health sciences and other studies.
  • Qualifications require that nominees reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, or Hendry Counties, need financial assistance, excel in school and/or their personal lives, and possess high quality character traits. Scholarships vary in application requirements, duration, and financial amounts, while some are to specific schools such as Florida Gulf Coast University, technology institutes, and PACE Center for Girls of Lee County.
  • Visit https://uncommonfriends.org/scholarships/opportunities/ for all the specific scholarships, qualifications and requirements, as well as links to official forms. Nomination requirements include an application form from the nominating organization, a written essay on character, and one or more letters from a sponsor such as a service agency, school counselor, teacher, or principal.
  • Completed scholarship nominations must be submitted to scholarships@uncommonfriends.org by April 1, 2020. Winners will be announced in by early May and will be honored at the Uncommon Friends Foundation’s annual fundraising and recognitions gala to be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
  • If your school has a bulletin board and/or online listing of available scholarships, we respectfully ask that you include our listing of scholarships, to include the following information:

Uncommon Friends Foundation Student Scholarships

Scholarship Period: The following school year, or as specified in the nomination information.

Qualifications: Nominees must reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, or Hendry Counties, need financial assistance, excel in school and/or their personal lives, and possess high quality character traits. Veterans, single parents, grieving youth, and disabled individuals are urged to participate.

Educational Pursuit(s): Post-secondary education in education, law, technology, healthcare, technical, and other studies. Scholarships may or may not specify a specific school, such as Florida Gulf Coast University, South West Florida College, technology institutes, and PACE Center for Girls of Lee County.

Requirements: Include an application form from the nominating organization, a written essay on character, and one or more letters from a sponsor, such as a service agency, school counselor, teacher, or principal.

Deadline: April 1 of every year.

More Information/forms: https://uncommonfriends.org/scholarships/opportunities/

Form Submission / Questions: scholarships@uncommonfriends.org.

Winners: Must submit a high resolution, color, digital photograph for use in promotional and publicity activities. Scholarship winners are also invited to attend Uncommon Friends Foundation’s annual fundraising and recognition gala held in November.

Over the past 24 years, the Foundation has awarded over 550 educational scholarships totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars. All questions regarding scholarships should be directed to scholarships@uncommonfriends.org.

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today's youth and business leaders. It promotes character education in schools, ethics in the workplace, and preservation of the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens and James Newton Archives. For more information, visit http://uncommonfriends.org/ or email to scholarships@uncommonfriends.org.

Upcoming Dates

Statewide Assessment Schedule 2019-2020

SAT Registration Deadlines & Upcoming Test Dates

  • Deadline: April 2th, 2020 - Test Date: May 2nd, 2020
  • Deadline: May 6th, 2020 - Test Date: June 2nd, 2020

ACT Registration Deadlines & Upcoming Test Dates

  • Deadline: March 6th, 2020 - Test Date: April 4th, 2020
  • Deadline: May 15th, 2020 - Test Date: June 13th, 2020
  • Deadline: June 19th, 2020 - Test Date: July 18th, 2020

Fundraiser and Service Drives

Class of 2021

  • Prom will be on April 25th from 7-11PM at the Sidney Bernes & Davis Arts Center in downtown Fort Myers. Tickets will be on sale to Seniors only from March 23-March 27 in the library. Tickets will be on sale for Juniors and guests from March 31- April 3. You must have all fees and fines cleared before purchasing your ticket. Prices are as follows:
  • Seniors: $25
  • Juniors: $50
  • Guests: $60

The Visual Arts Department

  • The Visual Arts Department is looking for funding for a few extras this year. Please check out the Red Knight Foundation’s new website for more information. https://www.redknightfoundation.org/

Debate Club

  • Debate club this Friday in Mr. Gaar’s Room E128

Topic: Should abortion only be legal for cases of rape and incest or if the mother’s life is seriously at risk?

Table Top Game Club

  • Table Top Game Club will meet after school in S207 with Mr. Hodges. Join us on Google with the code: gx7ktk0 (last digit is a zero, 0).

Elementary Science Olympiad

  • Help elementary students explore science! Join Elementary Science Olympiad! Mondays, 1:45 pm-2:30 pm in Room: S211

NFMHS Orchestra

Book Club

  • Rm: C-123
  • Time: 1:45-2:25
  • When: 1st and 3rd Friday of every month
  • What: read and discuss club/student choice of novels

Knights Kitchen

  • Knights Kitchen is open! We cook lunch on Even Days only, however are making Smoothies more often!
  • With your purchase of a lunch from Knights kitchen you are doing the following:
  • Giving our students the opportunity to practice communication skills when delivering.
  • Helping students learn how to plan, budget, and shop for groceries. A skills they will need as they transition into adulthood
  • Providing a safe environment for students to interact with people they are unfamiliar with.
  • This program is student planned and teacher prepared. While students do not prepare the food they are learning many skills that will prepare them for adulthood and to be employed
  • Jeans Week to help Knights Kitchen - $5 to Beller or Keith

ELA

  • The ELA classes recently had representatives from Lee County give a presentation to the students about the importance of voting. They also registered the students as voters as part of a county-wide contest to see which school signs up the most new voters. Attached are some pictures (Attachment #1) (Attachment #2) (Attachment # 3)

JROTC

  • -Upcoming Booster JROTC Meetings -
  • All meetings are held in JROTC room G110 located by the softball field on Camellia Drive
  1. Wednesday, April 15th 2020 @ 6:30pm
  2. Wednesday, May 13th 2020 @ 6:30pm

Parent and Community Involvement Opportunities

Red Knight Foundation

School Advisory Council (SAC)

The School Advisory Council (SAC) is a team of people representing various segments of the community: parents, teachers, students, administrators, support staff, business/industry people and other interested community members. The purpose of SAC is to support the school improvement plan and review relevant data, identify problem areas, develop improvement strategies, and monitor their implementation (School Advisory Council, 1999).

SAC Dates for the 2019-2020 School Calendar

  • March 31st, 2020

All meeting start at 6:30 pm in the Media Center

*Visit the North Fort Myers High School SAC website for meeting agendas and minutes. https://nfm.leeschools.net/our_school/school_advisory_council_sac_

*Visit the SAC website for more information and opportunities to get involved.

https://sites.google.com/view/nfmhs-sac/forms

If you want to get involved, we would love to have you! Please contact Doug McKeever DouglasIM@leeschools.net or come to our next meeting.


Resource Links

ACT Information: https://www.act.org

SAT Information: https://www.collegeboard.org

School Clubs Information: http://nfm.leeschools.net/student-life