Don't forget to turn in your Military Run registration forms to Anna Young or Taylor Russell. The Military Run will be held on Saturday, November 16th. Forms are in the office - please consider participating!
The monthly NHS meeting will be held on Thursday, October 31st. Also, seniors who have submitted portfolios, please see Mrs. Kyrka in room 217 this week.
Ski club registration will take place on Wednesday, October 30th at 7 p.m. in the Nipmuc auditorium. Please fill out medical and emergency details on the Nipmuc Ski Club website (www.nipmucskiclub.weebly.com ) before coming to the meeting and bring payment with you that night. Please see Mrs. Ahmed-Jussaume in room 312 with any questions.
Skiers looking to Alpine ski race this winter as a member of the Nipmuc Ski Team must attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, November 6th at 7 p.m. in the Nipmuc Media Center. Both parents and students should attend. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students interested in the World Challenge trip to Costa Rica in the summer of 2014 should stop by Ms. Reardon's room 136 to pick up an application. All applications and deposits are due by Thursday, October 31st to the World Challenge office.
The Nipmuc Swim Team is a real thing! If you're looking for a winter sport, why not try swimming? The only swim experience necessary is knowing how to float. This is a co-ed team - anyone can join. Please contact Carly Thibodeau on Facebook or Mr. Leaver in the Athletic Director's office for more information.
Attention All Students! Join us for a school-wide community service project. Nipmuc will be raking leaves for senior citizens on Veteran's Day, Monday, November 11th. Volunteer sign-up sheets are available in the office or in Sr. Soto's room 313.
Admission representatives from several colleges will hold information sessions at Nipmuc in the next few weeks. Please sign up in the guidance office if you are interested in learning more about the following colleges:
- October 31 - University of New England
- November 7 - Plymouth State University
- November 19 - Mount Ida College
Attention Sophomores! Information regarding the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) is now available on the Nipmuc Guidance Blog and in the guidance office. One sophomore will be selected to attend this all-expense paid leadership seminar in the spring. It is a great opportunity to meet young people from around the state and to learn new leadership skills. Deadline to apply is Friday, November 15th.
Any junior or senior interested in taking the Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery (ASVAB) exam should sign up in the guidance office. You do not have to be entering the military to take this career assessment. If you have any questions, please contact your guidance counselor.
All students are reminded to check out the guidance blog for an updated list of college open houses, college planning, SAT and ACT information, and scholarships.