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Community Roundtable

The Community Roundtable invites you to attend the Fall Community Service Forum at Brandon High School on Thursday, September 28 from 6 to 8 PM. This is a separate event from our college senior night on Tuesday. Both nights will benefit our kids greatly! Hope to see you there! For more information,...

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Senior Scholarships

Senior Scholarships is working on establishing the 2017-18 timeline. Look for our October newsletter where it will be posted as well as our website. Looking forward to a fantastic...

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Teacher Mini Grants – Last Call

PTSA is pleased to announce that we have budgeted funds for the Fall 2017 Teacher Mini-Grants and are now accepting applications. The available funds are for projects or programs and initiatives that will benefit students at Newsome High School. Applications are available in front office or check your inbox for an email from Mrs. Boyer. Forms are due September 22nd. Individual applicants must be current Newsome PTSA members to win mini-grants.If you have any questions please contact the PTSA Mini-Grant Chairperson, Dawn Ullom,...

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Buses, Car Lines, and Walkers

Bus Transportation With changes to this year’s bus routes, there has been a lot of confusion. The Transportation Department is responsible for providing information on bus stop location, times and bus numbers and more.  This information can normally be found on the SDHC Transportation page (NOTE: There have been reports that this site is not providing correct information. You should Contact the Transportation Department to confirm your students’ bus status if you have any questions). It is very important for students and parents to know their bus stop, bus number, and the bus driver’s name. Students are advised to be at their...

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Student Attendance & Absences

Students are required to attend all scheduled classes, including homeroom, unless otherwise excused by proper school authorities. Student Absent Verification Procedure: When a student is absent for any reason, the parent or guardian must call ON or BEFORE the day(s) of the absence. The attendance line for Newsome is 813-740-4600 (press 1). Please include the following information when calling to report an absence for your student: Student’s complete name Date(s) of absence Reason for absence Caller’s name and relation to student Telephone number where caller can be reached for verification If no phone calls to excuse the absence are...

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Newsome Communication Info

There are so many ways to connect with us this year! To ensure you stay up to date on everything going on at Newsome High School, here are some great resources to follow: 1) The Newsome High School Website – This is the official county website for NHS an you can find links here for the Band, Athletic Clubs, JROTS, PTSA and more. 2) BlackBoard (formerly ParentLink) – This is a phone messaging system that uses the phone number listed on your student’s emergency card. It will provide important information about school events, meetings, etc. 3) Newsome High School Guidance Department –...

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2017-18 Bell Schedule

Students report to homerooms when school begins at 7:33 am each day and the dismissal bell rings at 3:00 pm Tuesday through Friday. Mondays are early release days with shortened classes and the dismissal bell rings at 2:00 pm. *Please Note* The school is not open to students prior to 7:00 am. And, students are not to remain at school after hours unless they are in a supervised activity or under the direction of a staff member. Newsome is a “closed” campus; therefore, you can only leave campus by signing out in the Student Affairs office and all visitors...

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Making a Schedule Change and Need an AP Class?

Did you know that today’s cars have as many as 30 (or even more – maybe up to 100) computers running as you drive down the road?  Did you know that employment projections suggest there will be a shortage of as many as 100,000 potential hires with computer science/coding experience each year? Newsome offers AP Computer Science Principles, which aligns with CS0 – a college computer science class for non-computer science majors.  Explore computer science, its impact, problem solving, and even learn to code a program that you can run on your phone.  During 2016-17 (AP CSP’s first year)...

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Welcome Back Wolves!

Lockers Lockers will be rented during third period in either the first or second week of school. The locker rental fee is $2.00 and all rentals must be paid in cash. Students may not bring locks from home to secure their lockers. All lockers are school property, and subject to search at any time. Students should be prepared to carry all materials with them during the first week of school.   Student Handbook Every student will be issued a Student Handbook during homeroom. County policies will be reviewed and explained at this time. Students are required to present their copy of...

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