October 19 Announcements

Good Morning Bobcats! 

     Attention Unity-Day leaders! If you are going to be one of the leaders for Unity Day here at NPHS on 11 November, you will need to attend the training on Saturday, 29 October from 930-130 at STC, located at 4748 S Beneva Rd, Sarasota. Please see Mr. Mannino if you cannot attend the rescheduled date. 


     Spirit Week is next week, October 24 to 28. Spirit Week dress-up days are:

  • Monday: Music Genre Day
  • Tuesday: Adam Sandler day
  • Wednesday: Class Color Day
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: Bobcat Pride Day

We will have the Block Party on Wednesday Afternoon. We will also have a Pep Rally on Friday during school. The Homecoming Football Game will be held on Friday as scheduled. The Lip Sync competition and the Homecoming Dance will be postponed, but voting for Homecoming Court will go on as scheduled. Stay tuned for more news about Spirit Week! 


     The ASVAB test that was scheduled for October 4th will now be rescheduled for November 7th at 8am in the PAC. Sign up in the Student Success Center. 


     The PSAT will be held on Tuesday October 25 here at NPHS. Whether you are testing or not, your day will be affected. Nearly all 10th graders as well as some 11th and 12th graders will be testing. Ask any teacher for details about your testing location. The bell schedule that day will be modified. In the morning, please be quiet as you transition between classes as there will be students taking the PSAT all around campus. 


     Student Government will be selling Class Color shirts for $15 on October 20th and 21st during all lunch periods.


     Any senior who had a senior portrait appointment for this past Friday, you will need to reschedule your appointment. Check your email or call Cady Studios at (678)-722-3449. They will be back at NPHS on November 30. This is the LAST date currently scheduled here at NPHS, so book soon to get your spot. 


     The Legend Yearbook is now accepting senior quote submissions. Seniors, you may be submitting your senior quote for a grade in your English 4 class, so check with your English teacher before submitting your quote! If you do not complete this as an assignment in class, you can log on to the Senior Class Blackboard and submit your quote there. Make sure to follow all posted guidelines or your quote will be rejected. All quotes are subject to approval by Administration, so choose wisely. The submission window closes at midnight on Halloween! 


     Need help in math class? Studying for an upcoming test or the FSA retake? Math Lab is open in 4-207 after school for students needing help in algebra 1, 2, and geometry. Math lab will be every Monday and Thursday after school at 2:30 until 3:30. Ask your math teacher for details and we will see you there! 



  • Boys soccer tryout will be held on:
    • Wednesday, October 19th
    • Thursday, October 20th and
    • Friday October 21st
      • From 3pm – 6pm on the back practice field. All athletic paperwork must be turned in prior to tryouts. Please see Coach Sorbino 4-101 with any questions.
  • Girls basketball tryouts will be held October 24-26 in the gym after school. Any girl interested in trying out will need to have their athletic clearance complete before they can try out. If you have any questions se Mrs. Skelton in Athletics
  • Boys basketball tryouts will start October 31st and will go until November 2nd. Varsity tryouts will take place from 4:30-6:30 and JV basketball tryouts will take place from 6:30-8:30 in the gym. Make sure all proper paperwork is submitted with the athletic department before October 31st.
  • Fall Sports athletes, pictures from your team photoshoot and events can be ordered now at www.cady.com/athletics. Check it out!