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Trauma Is No Accident – PTSA Program October 5th

NEWSOME PTSA will be hosting an event Thursday, Oct 5th 6-730pm.  Presented by: More Health & Sponsored by: John Clarkson Allstate Insurance MARK YOUR CALENDARS: STUDENTS, FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND TEACHERS This evening will be an eye opening event that will better prepare us on being Focused on the Road! Focus on the road! Cell phones, music, food, and friends are distractions that can lead to trauma. An interactive game shows students how simple tasks when coupled with driving become complex and dangerous. Factual stories and simulations emphasize the importance of wearing a seat belt and not drinking and driving....

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Within Reach – 2017-18 Reflections Program

Do you love the arts? The National PTA® Reflections—supports student success and serves as a valuable tool for engaging families and building strong partnerships in the school community. Founded in 1969, Reflections engages nearly 300,000 students and their families in arts education activities each year by encouraging students to explore the arts for fun and recognition. Students of all abilities including a Special Artist category for students with special needs, are encouraged to reflect on this year’s theme, “Within Reach…”, and submit works of art in up to 6 areas including: Dance Choreography Film Production Literature Photography Musical Composition...

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Homecoming Information

Homecoming game is Friday, October 20th    (at Newsome 7:30pm)   Newsome High School’s Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 21,2017 and will be held at Raymond James Stadium East Club Area Times:  7-11pm Homecoming ticket sales will begin on October 4th and end on October 18th.  Tickets are $40.00 – cash only.  Tickets will be available for all Newsome students during that time period.  Guest tickets may be purchased on October 17th and October 18th providing they are still available.  In order to purchase a guest ticket, students MUST have a guest form filled out and approved by an administrator.  Guest applications can...

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Newsome Theatre Fall Play – 12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men – November 2-4 A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. “He doesn’t stand a chance,” mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. “This is a remarkable thing about democracy,” says the foreign-born juror, “that we are notified by mail to come down to this place—and decide on the guilt or innocence of a man; of a man we have not known before. We have...

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HAAL Pass Library Access

We have a new partnership with the public library students may use their student number at all public libraries to check out books, magazines and dvds. They may also use all the online database resources using their student number.  This new partnership is called HAALpass. The official launch of HAAL Pass was Friday, August 4th & some news agencies have even picked up the story!  Students’ ID#s are now working to access public library (HCPLC) resources!  Students’ default PIN#s are: 4321 You can find information at the HAAL Pass info...

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Newsome Chorus – September Update

Please see below for important upcoming dates, some of which have been rescheduled due to the hurricane. Chorus T-Shirt Fundraiser: – Forms distributed in class on 9/18 (also available on website and Edsby) – Money and forms due on 10/2 by 3:30pm – Profits from the sale go directly to individual student accounts. ACDA (American Choral Director’s Association) Honor Choir Auditions – Information distributed in class on 8/31 (also still available in class) – Audition recordings rescheduled for 9/20 from 3-5 in the chorus room – Links to audition info: – High school honor choir • http://www.flacda.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2017_Info_HSHonorChoir.docx.pdf – 6th – 9th grade male honor choir...

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Free School Lunch for ALL Students Through October 20th

From News Channel 8, WFLA: “TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted a request to allow all students in 48 counties subject to a FEMA Major Disaster Declaration access to free school meals through the National School Lunch Program. These changes, in effect Sept. 18 – Oct. 20, will potentially impact over 3,000 schools and 2.5 million children. The department is requesting additional flexibilities as counties are being declared major disaster areas and as requests are submitted by counties. As such, additional counties could be added to the...

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Newsome Football Updated Schedules

🏈  New Varsity Schedule  🏈 9/22 vs Riverview 9/27 (WED) vs Durant 7pm 10/6 @ Sarasota-Riverview 10/13 @ Steinbrenner 10/20 vs Palm Harbor Univ (HOCO) 10/25 (WED) vs Alonso 7pm (SENIOR NIGHT) 10/30 (MON) @ Manatee 7pm 11/3 @...

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