7 March Announcements

Lenny the leprechaun has returned to North Port High. He leaps lightly through library shelves looking for a spot to learn.  Surrounded by stacks of books he lounges lazily within the pages of his favorite authors book. Legend says the lucky lad or lass that locates him first gets a share of his loot. Listen for his laughter, it will help guide the way. But beware of the tricks that he likes to play.  Move lickity split and test your luck before all time is lost and so is his loot.


The Education Foundation is sponsoring an ACT prep workshop here at NPHS for just $40. There are 6 sessions and you must attend all 6. See Mrs. Halbert in the SSC or sign up on SchooLinks. The dates are:

  • March 28 and 29
  • April 4 and 5
  • April 11 and 12


     Good morning Bobcats! Are you trying to choose an elective class to take next year? Maybe we can help. Ms. Lord and the NPHS Journalism staff are looking for a few good reporters to keep the whole Bobcat community informed. 

Journalism 1 is open to anyone except for rising seniors. (Sorry, seniors!) You can choose from news class or yearbook class when you apply. The news class records and produces the daily announcements you’re watching right now, and we also develop the quarterly parent newsletter, so we need announcers, videographers and video editors, writers, and proofreaders. The yearbook class creates content for the school yearbook, so we need writers, interviewers, reporters, graphic designers, and photographers. Scan the QR code to complete your application today. 

     Want to learn more? Listen to this. In this class you will learn all about the various roles of a reporter and try out every part of the job! Professional journalists start their reporting with background research. They use their research to write interview questions that will get their subjects talking. Then, they get more information by attending events, taking pictures, and talking to a variety of sources. Afterward, they organize the information and decide how to tell the story. Finally, they proofread, write captions for their pictures, and write a headline and deck for their story. 

In journalism class, you get lots of opportunities to choose topics that interest you, because we cover all of the clubs, sports, and academic programs at our school. Did you know that our school has more than 20 active clubs? Journalism students know, because we have staff who report on all of them! If Journalism class sounds like it might be right for you, scan the QR code shown here to apply. Seats are limited, so don’t wait. Apply today! 



     Anyone interested in girls weightlifting for next year, please come to a brief 10 minute meeting after school starting at 2:20pm on Tuesday, March 7, in the weight room.  If you are unable to attend, please stop by the weight room to see either Coach Egloff or Coach Miller. 



     True Colors GSA will hold our March meeting on Friday, March 10 right after school, rather than our normally scheduled Tuesday meeting. We will meet in Mrs. Wood’s room 4-216 as normal. Pick up a permission slip in 4-110 if you need one. See you there! 




  1.  If you are attending Grad Bash join the Remind App by texting @nphsbash23 to #81010
  2.  Graduation Auditions if you want to speak/perform at graduation will be March 21 and 22 from 2:30-3:30 in the PAC.  Applications to Audition are due by March 9.  See the Senior Blackboard for more information.
  3.  Dates :
  • 3/31 Grad Bash 
  • 4/29 Prom  
  • 5/4 Senior Awards Night – invitation only 
  • 5/10 Senior BBQ – 5-7 pm Cap and Gown pickup (mandatory as this is the only time to pick up)/yearbook pickup/honor tassels /Free food/DJ/raffles and more! (more details to follow) 
  • 5/19 Graduation Practice – mandatory 
  • 5/20 Graduation  


     VPA Seniors, apply to participate in the VPA Senior Showcase!  

  • Registration to perform in this event is only open to Seniors who are on track to graduate with VPA Endorsement. 
  • All solo performers and artist must be VPA Seniors
  • Group performances and art displays should be choreographed created or rehearsed by VPA a Senior but may have a couple VPA Underclassmen performing/assisting if needed. (The focus is to showcase our graduation seniors)
  • If students have questions about their VPA status qualifying, they should check with their Arts teacher to make sure. 
  • All applications will be confirmed by Arts staff. 
  • All Applications are due no later than March 10th NO EXTENTIONS!


     Attention seniors! You have been chosen to participate in an elementary school graduation walkthrough. This will take place after graduation practice on May 19th, you will be brought back to the high school before 1:30. You will be required to have their graduation regalia with you as you will be walking through the hallway of your assigned elementary school. Permission forms are required, so please use the QR code to sign up. You can also obtain the forms from your senior English teacher. Permission slips must be returned by Friday, March 24, to be allowed to participate.