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NHS Financial Aid Night FINANCIAL AID NIGHT (9/24/20)
Attention NHS Seniors & Parents:  Join us virtually for an informative financial aid meeting presented to you by our Student Services Office!  What should you expect?  How and when should you start planning?  What's the FAFSA all about?

A Zoom link is available below for the September 24 meeting.  You can also click on the link to the financial aid flyer. 


Click on Read More for additional Zoom meeting info.


 
NHS ORIENTATION WEEK
Our Orientation Schedule is now available.  Students will attend in small groups organized by grade level and alphabetically by last name. For anyone who is able to attend during their session, please contact the main office by Wednesday, September 16, to make arrangements for the open day on Friday, September 18.  

* Morrisville EDge students may come to the main office beginning September 8 from 8am-3pm to pick up a Chromebook only.  They will need to return the week of September 14 for their schedule and other NHS supplies. 
* BOCES CTE students may come any day the week of September 14-18 as their CTE schedule permits. 

For information on what to expect and how to prepare for the orientation sessions at the high school, please click on the link that follows:  
NHS Orientation Information

 
NEWS FOR BOCES CTE STUDENTS & FAMILY
DCMO BOCES is excited for our students to arrive for opening day on Thursday, September 10. Students and parents are required to complete the BOCES CTE Health Screening Form. There will also be an App available that will track screening information. It will be especially important to have a working e-mail for parents.  Please fill out the E-mail Form For BOCES CTE Students to indicate the e-mail address that you would like us to use. The Letter for BOCES Students provided more details for screenings and e-mail as well as transportation information, pick-up times and protocols for both AM and PM BOCES students.  


 
WELCOME BACK, NHS!

NHS is excited to welcome all of our new and returning students back for the 2020-2021 school year!  September will bring with many changes and  we will implement new practices for navigating and learning in our virtual classrooms. One of our biggest changes will be the start and end times of our day at 9:15am and 3:00pm.  Students will need to sign in to each class for attendance.  A Welcome Packet will be sent home electronically and via mail to provide additional information and important forms that will need to be returned during Orientation the week of September 14.  Additional information can be viewed in Mrs. Giglio's "Welcome Back Letter" (9/3/20) and her "NHS Back to School Video". 

The Welcome Back Letter from the high school will provide links to two important documents: 

"NHS Expectations 2020"
(document includes information about class times, the orientation schedule and BOCES information)

"NCSD Technology Information-Student Instructional Devices-Guiding Principles and Procedures" 
(document includes information related to technology including the User Agreement on page 8 and the Protection Plan on page 9)

September 2020 - Back to School Plans for Students

Week of September 8-11:

Students will receive a welcome packet in the mail.  It will contain valuable information that will need to be returned during the week of September 14th (during assigned times for each grade level).

Week of September 14-18 (Orientation Week)

The high school is actively working on student schedules; more information will be coming soon.  Orientation Week will include schedule distribution, Chromebook pick-up, classroom visits, pick-up of supplies from teachers, and further information on logging into devices and Schoology. 


September 21 - First Day of School 

** For additional information about our reopening of Norwich High School, click on this High School Reopening Plan (Link).  Note that changes will continue to be added to this document as we approach the first day of school; new information is highlighted in yellow. 

 
CONTACT US -- NHS Staff E-Mail List
A list of e-mail addresses are available so that you can contact our high school staff.  Click on the link that follows to look up our e-mail addresses:
 
Norwich High School
Norwich High School has approximately 600 students in grades 9-12 where class size averages between 18-23 students. NHS offers a variety of courses including honors, Advanced Placement, numerous electives and college level courses through SUNY Morrisville, Tompkins Cortland Community College and Project Lead the Way through the Rochester Institute of Technology. These programs enable students to earn college credits while enrolled in high school.  In addition, students may participate in a wide array of vocational courses through our local DCMO BOCES.  Students are encouraged to pursue the pathway that interests them through a rigorous course of study and leads them in the direction of college and career readiness.  
 
In order to foster the potential in every student at Norwich High School, we also offer a strong program in athletics, music, art and extra-curricular clubs.  Through these activities, and our strong academic offerings, students have many opportunities to learn and grow at NHS.  This serves to fulfill our goal of creating a positive, supportive environment where we challenge minds, foster compassion and pursue excellence each and every day. 
NHS Mission Statement
Norwich High School is a caring community of students and adults where learning is student-centered. We will challenge minds, foster compassion, and pursue excellence.
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District Office: 89 Midland Drive  | Norwich, NY 13815
P: 607.334.1600  |  F: 607.336.8652

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