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March 2017

Ryan Rich
Principal

Vicki Rardin Dear Parents,


Assistant Principal

Robert Williamson I would like to personally invite you to join us at


Assistant Principal
NHS on Tuesday, March 14th at 6:00 pm for our
Lisa Lain Social Media Awareness Night. We have
6th School Counselor
partnered with NWMS, NHS, and the Noblesville
Jenn Schott Police Department to provide parents with
7th School Counselor important information about teens and their
Lizette Baumann social media use. While social media can be used
8th School Counselor in many positive ways, some teens are using
Drinan George social media in ways that are inappropriate and
8th School Counselor can lead to lasting negative consequences. We
want all parents to be informed and
Rick Fields
Athletic Director knowledgeable so that they can help insure their
teen is engaged in safe practices using this
1625 Field Dr.
Noblesville, IN 46060 technology. We hope to see as many parents
there as possible!
Ph: 317-773-0782
Fax: 317-776-6261
Attendance: 317-776-6258 Sincerely,
www.noblesvilleschools.org
Ryan Rich
Principal
Pennies for Patients campaign NEW Change to Spring Dance Date
The National Junior Honor The spring dance will now be held on Friday, May 5th.
Society wrapped up the Tickets that had already been purchased for the spring
Pennies for Patients dance will remain transferable for this new date.
campaign last week. NEMS Students who have purchased tickets will receive new,
raised over $1,600 for the Leukemia and updated tickets during the week of the dance. Students will also
Lymphoma Society. Thank you to all who have a chance to purchase tickets closer to the new date of
contributed and made this campaign a the dance. Students who are not able to attend and have not yet
success! had their tickets refunded may receive a refund when the tickets
go on sale for the new dance date.
Quarter 3 ends March 10
The end of the third Again, we apologize for any confusion regarding the changes to
quarter grading period is the spring dance date and appreciate your understanding!
Friday, March 10. Report
cards will be emailed to parents by the Social Media Awareness Night
end of the week of March 13. Paper Noblesville Middle Schools and Noblesville High School have
copies will be sent home with students partnered with the Noblesville Police Department to provide
whose families do not have an email parents a very informative presentation and open discussion
address on file. You may also access your regarding the use and misuse of social media in Hamilton County.
childs grades at any time by logging into This event will occur on March 14th at 6:00 pm at NHS.
the PowerSchool parent portal with the
account you created. While social media can be used positively, students in Noblesville
are increasingly using social media in inappropriate ways that
Learning Showcase March 16 result often in negative consequences. It is our hope that this
The 2017 Miller Shift Learning Showcase event will help equip parents with information and knowledge
will take place on March 16 from 6:00 about social media to have impactful conversation with their
8:00 pm at Noblesville High School. See children, and that parents can help their children to avoid
the attached flyer for more information. mistakes that have lasting consequences.

In many ways this will be one of the most important parent nights
we offer this school year. Please join us for this very important
event. We hope to see you there!

Please help us earn money for our school


by clipping and sending in Box Tops for
Miller Madness basketball tournament
Education! Students are encouraged to The Student Council is once again sponsoring the
turn these in to their 1st team class of the Miller Madness basketball tournament! Miller
day. The team class that collects the most Madness is a 5 on 5 half-court tournament to be
box tops per grade will win a Panera played after school until 4:00 pm on March 13, 14, 16, and 20. The
breakfast when we collect in May! winners will play the NEMS staff team during SLT on the day
before Spring Break. Information packets may be picked up in
Student Services or outside room 1224 and 1154 through
Student withdrawals Thursday, March 9. Packets must be returned with payment by
If you will be moving out of the district at Friday, March 10. All funds raised will go to the Humane Society.
the end of the school year or before,
please contact our registrar, Mrs. Miller,
at 317-773-0782 as soon as possible to NEMS spring sports teams participation
begin the withdrawal process. Student If your child is planning to participate in a spring sport, he/she will
records will be forwarded to the new need a gold card in order to try out and participate. The forms
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school after all the steps in the required to receive a gold card, including a physical examination
withdrawal process have been form signed by a licensed physician after April 1, 2016, may be
completed. found by clicking on the ATHLETIC TAB of the NEMS webpage.
NEMS Important Dates New overnight field trip medication policy
Noblesville Schools has implemented a new medication policy
March 8
that requires all medications to be dropped off to the school
eLearning Day (12:25 pm dismissal)
nurse at least 3 days prior to the overnight field trip. This is to
ensure the staff can be properly instructed on administration for
March 10
the safety of the student.
End of quarter 3 grading period

March 12 6th grade Flat Rock trip medication drop-off


Daylight saving time begins Medications for 6th grade students who will be a part of the
overnight field trips at Flat Rock can be dropped off during school
March 13, 14, 16, 20 hours in the nurses office. We will also host an evening drop-off
Miller Madness Tournament (2:35) on Monday, May 8, from 5:00 7:00 pm. All medications must
be in the original container and be dropped off by the parent
March 14 with signed consent to administer. Students are not allowed to
Social Media presentation at NHS (6:00 pm) carry medications to school.

March 16 Freshman Orientation


Learning Showcase (6:00 8:00 pm) Noblesville High School has announced July
24 as the date for freshman orientation.
March 20 NHS will provide more detailed
PTO meeting (6:30 pm) information as the date becomes closer!

March 21
School Board meeting (7:00 pm)

March 22
Early Release Day (2:05 pm dismissal)
Hamilton County Academic Competition @
Fall Creek Jr. High (6:00 pm)

March 24 The Noblesville Elementary MusicFest will take place Thursday,


Miller Madness championship during SLT March 9 at 6:30 pm at West Middle School. Music and vocal
ensembles from all seven of our elementary schools will be
March 27-April 7 performing.
Spring Break
Serve It Up!, the annual inter-elementary staff volleyball tournament
April 11 benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville, will take place Friday,
6th grade All-A Celebration (7:30 am) March 10 at NHS. The doors open at 4:15 pm and admission is $2.00.

April 12 Boys and Girls club of Noblesville: https://bgcni.org/


7th & 8th grade All-A Celebration (7:30 am)
NUSC Spring Soccer U5-U19 late registration will close March 15.
For information visit www.noblesvilleunited.com or
April 21
email bri@noblesvilleunited.com
Early Release Day (2:05 pm)
Noblesville Youth Lacrosse is now registering. NO EXPERIENCE
necessary! For more information about youth lacrosse and
registration, please visit noblesvilleyouthlacrosse.com
Spring break runs from March 27-April 7.
Noblesville Youth baseball: http://www.noblesvillebaseball.org
School will not be in session and our office
will be closed. School resumes Monday,
Noblesville Girls Softball: http://www.noblesvillesoftball.com/
April 10.
MILLERSHIFT
LEARNING 17
SHOWCASE
NOBLESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

THURSDAY
MARCH

16th
HANDS-ON LEARNING FUN
FOR ALL GRADES

AMAZING STUDENT
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

6 to 8 PM
5:30 PM - INNOVATIVE TEACHER AWARD CEREMONY

FEATURING OUR INNOVATIVE MILLER SHIFT APPROACH TO LEARNING!

Faculty and students from all over the district will


showcase collaborative, real-world learning
accomplishments through OVER 70 interactive
displays. Attendees can expect a wide variety
of experiences from all grade levels including:
manufacturing, photography, aeronautics,
media, cooking, engineering, music, business,
art, robotics, computer coding and much more.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Noblesville High School Gym (Enter Gate #5)

Admission: $2.00

Game Schedule Join us for the 5th annual inter-elementary
Doors open at 4:15 staff volleyball tournament benefitting the
4:30-4:45 White River vs Noble Crossing
4:55-5:10 Stony Creek vs Hazel Dell Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville. The
5:20-5:35 Promise Road vs Hinkle Creek winning school will be the host of the next
5:45-6:00 Noble Crossing vs North years tournament with proceeds going to
6:10-6:25 Hinkle Creek vs Stony Creek
6:35-6:50 Hazel Dell vs Promise Road the charity of their choice. Come together

7:00-7:15 North vs White River and show your school pride as we gather
for a friendly competition to Serve It Up
for others!

Final Four Tournament
7:30-7:45 #1 Seed vs #4 Seed Performances
7:50-8:05 #2 Seed vs #3 Seed 4:45pm White River Performance
8:15- ? Championship Match 5:10pm Stony Creek Performance
Best 2 out of 3 5:35pm World Class Tae Kwon Do
6:00pm North Elementary
Performance
Concessions 6:25pm Special Olympics of Indiana
Pizza Slice Cheerleaders
Popcorn 6:50pm Hazel Dell Folk Dance
Water 7:25pm National Anthem: Hinkle
Soda Harmonics
Candy/Snacks
Dippin-Dots
All Proceeds Will Be Donated To
The Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville
The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville is dedicated to inspiring and enabling all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens by
promoting leadership, character, health and physical development.