Welcome to Northwood High School

Back to School Night

Back to School Night
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Optional sessions: 

  • MyMCPS Parent Portal Tutorial from 5:30-6:20 in the media center with Ryan McNavage, a technology implementation specialist. Want to know how to check your child’s grades? Learn about the new replacement for Edline. Ryan McNavage will model the new system for parents from 5:30-6:20. Computers will be available during 1st, 2nd and 4th periods to try the new system and receive one-on-one assistance as needed. 
  • School programs showcase table fair from 6:00-6:30 
  • Naviance Session: 3rd and 5th periods in the Media Center. Are you getting ready to help your child look beyond high school? Come learn how to use Naviance, a fabulous program that allows students to career and college search.

Welcome and Classroom Visits

  • 6:30-7:00 Welcome Address in Auditorium 
  •  7:10-7:20 Period 1 
  •  7:25-7:35 Period 2 
  •  7:40-7:50 Period 3 
  •  7:55-8:05 Period 4 
  •  8:10-8:20 Period 5 
  •  8:25-8:35 Period 6 
  •  8:40-8:55 Period 7 
  •  *8:50-8:55 Parents will complete a feedback survey.

Register For the PSAT

Attention junior students and parents: PSATs will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 beginning at 7:45 a.m. The test will only be offered once and there is no make-up date for students who are late or absent from school. The PSAT registration window is open now and it will close on October 4, 2018. Students in 11th grade have the opportunity to enter the National Merit Scholarship Corporation competition and other scholarship and recognition programs.Deadline for payment is Thursday, October 4, 2018. To pay online go to: http://bit.ly/2Dftuqq.To pay by CASH or CHECK or request a FEE-WAIVER, download the registration form or click the below link to fill out the registration form following. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Y26tEuO5YpK1oquytES4mdRzk1BW_pf5HQDbejL0V6k/edit?usp=sharing


Host Families Needed For French Exchange Students

Northwood High School is hosting 12 students from France from October 27 – Nov 3, 2018. Please fill out the form here to be a host family: https://goo.gl/forms/irTwHbNF1pMFXVoa2

Your participation as a host family:

  • Bring students to school daily (or they take transportation with your student)
  • Pick them up after activities
  • Be flexible as the students will be attending several afternoon activities
  • Provide a BED for the student 
  • Provide meals (except lunch, which NHS will provide during school days) 
  • A SMALL stipend will be provided to you to cover meals and transportation costs (be aware there will be some delay as funds have to come from French government)

 If you have questions, please contact Mr. Warrington: Daniel_Warrington@mcpsmd.org.


Apply For the ACES Program

Attention ALL 10th grade families in the Class of 2021! Is your 10th grader going to be the first in your family to attend college in the United States? Are you worried about paying for college and whether your child will be ready for the next challenges of college? Then encourage your child to apply to the Achieving Collegiate Excellence & Success (ACES) program, a partnership between Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College (MC), and the Universities of Shady Grove (USG). The ACES program will help your child value responsibility, be independent, and never give up. Your child will receive a personal Academic Coach who will establish a one-on-one relationship and provide academic and college planning workshops. Ultimately, we expect excellence from ACES students and will work with your child closely as they work to achieve their goals and be successful in high school, college, and beyond. 

If you believe your child would be a good fit for the ACES program, please go to https://aces.montgomerycollege.edu/form2019 and have your child complete an application by December 21, 2018. For more information you may also visit www.acesmontgomery.org

¡Atención a todas las familias de estudiantes del décimo grado! ¿Será su estudiante el primer miembro en la familia en asistir a la universidad en los Estados Unidos? ¿Está usted preocupado en cómo pagar los costos universitarios? ¿O está usted preocupado si su estudiante va a estar listo para los próximos desafíos de la universidad? Si su repuesta es si, entonces anime a su estudiante a aplicar al programa de Logrando Éxito Universitario y Excelencia Académica con sus insignias en inglés-ACES, una asociación entre Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College (MC), y las Universidades de Shady Grove (USG). El programa ACES le ayudará a su estudiante a tener responsabilidad, ser independiente, y nunca darse por vencido. Su estudiante recibirá un entrenador académico personal que establecerá una relación uno-a- uno y le estará ofreciendo talleres académicos y de planificación a la universidad. Por lo tanto, esperamos que la excelencia de los estudiantes de ACES y por supuesto trabajaremos con su estudiante muy cercanamente a medida que trabajaran para alcanzar sus metas y tener éxito en la escuela secundaria, la universidad y más allá. 

 Si usted cree que su estudiante sería un buen participante para el programa de ACES, por favor visite la página de internet https://aces.montgomerycollege.edu/form2019 y haga que su estudiante complete la aplicación antes del 21 de Diciembre de 2018. Para más información también puede visitar www.acesmontgomery.org


Buy A Yearbook and Congratulatory Ad

Buy A Yearbook

Click the image above to purchase a 2018 - 2019 yearbook.

2018 Yearbook Ad

Parents - celebrate your graduate by purchasing a congratulatory yearbook ad. Click on the image above.

News

Thomas Edison High School Grand Opening and Open House

RSVP by Wednesday, October 3 to attend the event on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Mindfulness Quotes

As part of Northwood's Restorative Justice program, the school will be sharing mindfulness quotes with the community.

Guest Registration Form For Homecoming

Students who plan to bring a guest to Northwood's Homecoming Dance on October 6, 2018 must submit a guest registration form prior to purchasing tickets.

Submit Nominations For Homecoming Court

To be added to the ballot, return the Homecoming Court nomination form to Ms. Reazer in A218 by 2:30 p.m. on September 21, 2018.

Intervention/GLAD Powerpoint Presentation

View a Powerpoint outlining important information about GLAD sessions.

Transitioning Youth Resource Fair

The Transitioning Youth Resource Fair is open to students and young adults with disabilities and their families. It will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p. m. on the Montgomery College Rockville campus.

Cafeteria News and Secondary Schools Meal Information

Download information about cafeteria meals for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Please note that households completing a FARMs application can complete either a paper application OR an online application; households are not required to apply online. 

Saturday School Registration

The George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy, Inc., Saturday School provides academic tutoring and mentoring support for students in grades K-12 in Montgomery County. Sessions for the new school year begin on September 15, 2018.

MyMCPS Portal Information

The myMCPS Portal is a 21st century digital learning environment specifically designed to meet the needs of staff, students, and parents of Montgomery County Public Schools.