October 21 Announcements

     Good Morning Bobcats! 


     Please vote for Homecoming Court! The link is on your class Blackboard page. You must be logged in and on the school network to vote. 


     Student Government will be selling Class Color shirts for $15 today during all lunch periods. 

     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. 


     Need help in math class? Studying for an upcoming test or the FSA retake? Math Lab is now open in the media center 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! 


     The Homecoming Dance has been rescheduled and will be on Saturday, November 12! The time will be 7-10pm here in the Cage. This year’s theme is “Aurora Borealis.” Tickets will be on sale soon. 


     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, and 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 is postponed to Spring but Homecoming will be held on Saturday, November 12! Stay tuned for more news about Spirit Week! 

  • On Monday, make sure to wear the clothes of your favorite musical genre. No matter if you’re an emo, a metalhead, or a country fan, wear your fit with pride! 
  • On Tuesday, wear your greatest Adam Sandler outfit. Try your best to dress like the Sandman himself.  
  • On Wednesday, show your school spirit by wearing your class color. Freshman wear yellow, Sophomores wear green, Juniors wear orange, and Seniors wear Red. 
  • On Thursday, make sure to wear your retro fit for Throwback Thursday! 
  • On Friday, show your school spirit by wearing school colors and Bobcat swag. 

     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. 



     Hey bobcats, on November 6th at the Morgan Center, DFY is testing in order to obtain membership with the program. This program has many benefits, and if you are in the club and have a membership, you can obtain a graduation cord! The only date in the year after that is December 1st, and if you’re a Senior you must test on one of those two dates to get your cord! We hope to see you there. 



  • 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. 
  • 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