19 January Announcements

     Attention all current 10th graders: it has come that time of year for Suncoast Technical School.  On Tuesday 1/17 and Friday 1/20 – 10th graders in World History classes will be viewing a presentation in the Tel lab about STC to apply for the 23-24 year.  The application window will open on 1/20.  All applications will need to be returned to Ms. McDougall in Guidance (room 1-128).   Eligible Juniors are allowed to apply as well* 


     On Thursday, January 19th Sarasota Memorial Hospital will be in the Student Success Center during lunch hours to discuss career opportunities in the healthcare system. Please feel free to stop in for a visit and talk to their representative about your career goal. 


     Buy a yearbook, save money, get HERO points! Help out your NPHS Yearbook staff to reach their January sales goal and pre-order your yearbook today. This is the only way to guarantee you get a copy of our book! Preordered books cost $90, but use the coupon code HERO and save $5. Or, buy in person in 4-110 with cash or check and save $5. Show your sales receipt to Ms. Lord at 4-110 and get 5 HERO points, too! 


     Attention Class of 2024! Class t-shirts and sweatshirts are available for purchase. The online store is posted in the BlackBoard class or check out the flyer and QR code in your English class. Orders are due by next Friday, January 20th. This is a hard deadline—if you snooze, you lose! The apparel will be delivered to school. 



  • Baseball tryouts will be Monday January 23 at 3 p.m. at the baseball field. Players will be required to bring their own gear (gloves, cleats, pants, etc..) Please have all paperwork completed before trying out. Any questions please see Coach O’Sullivan in 4-108.
  • Attention softball players: Tryouts will take place on Monday 1/23 and Tuesday 1/24 after school from 3:00-5:00 pm. You must have all your paperwork completed and be cleared in order to tryout. See Coach Lowy if you have any questions.



  • The Academic Olympics team played in their first regular season match on Tuesday at Suncoast Polytech High School.  North Port’s team rallied from 5th place to 2nd place out of 8 teams during the 3rd round and final team question overtaking Venice High, Booker, and Polytech.  North Port’s team scored 178 points trailed only by Pine View with 12 points. The team once again travels to Polytech for their second match next Tuesday. 



     Senior Hoodies available for purchase in 4-113.  Limited quantity $25 each!  Get yours today! 

     Seniors! Don’t miss these important senior year deadlines:  

  1. Grad Bash forms for student who purchased a silver bundle are due by FRIDAY, 1/27.  Turn in forms to Mrs. Thomas 4-113, or Ms. Sims/Mr. Thomas in guidance. No forms, no attendance, even if you paid for it.
  2. Order your cap and gown ASAP – price increase is soon… 
  3. Already have a cap and gown?  Order a tassel, medallion and diploma cover – forms in 4-113 (this cannot be done online)
  4. Grad Bash forms/payment if you did not purchase a ticket through the bundle – deadline is January 27.  Buy your ticket before or after school in 4-113.