Congratulations to Mrs. Aiken's students Kaylee Livingston and Juliette Bolen for winning 2nd & 3rd place (middle school category) in the Children's Sabbath Art Contest sponsored by the Trinity United Methodist Church. The theme for the poster contest was "How can I Identify My Dreams?" The students received a cash award and art supplies.
NMHS 2016 Orangeburg County Fair Winners
The following students in Mrs. Linda Aiken’s art class placed in the 2016 Orangeburg County Fair Arts & Crafts YouthDivision:Dajanique Leysath: 2nd Place- Oil Pastels, Landscape Drawing;Taylor Rider: 1st place-Box Sculpture,“Puppy”; Destiny Hansen: 1st Place-Painted Glass Jug and 2nd Place-Mask; and Jacey Schultz: 2nd Place –Box Sculpture-Guitar.
Student Leaders Participate in South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus
North High School sent three students to the 10th Annual Legislative Youth Conference sponsored by the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus on Monday, November 14, 2016, in Columbia, SC. The students were able to meet and collaborate with members of the SCLBC, as well as students from schools across the state.
Seniors on Track for College
North Middle High School seniors participated in College Application Day, a statewide initiative sponsored by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and the South Carolina Department of Education. While much of the focus of College Application Month is geared toward first-generation college students and students who may not otherwise apply to college, all seniors are encouraged to participate. On September 13, 2016, every senior at NMHS applied to college, and representatives from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Claflin, Voorhees, Allen University, USC Salkehatchie, College of Charleston, and Denmark Technical College were available for assistance during the process. In preparation of College Application Day, the seniors researched college options, application deadlines, application fees and prepared personal statements.
Sixth Graders Attend Gang Prevention
& Intervention Summit
On September 14, 2016, all sixth grade students at North Middle/High School attended the Orangeburg County Gang Prevention and Intervention Summit hosted by South Carolina State University from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Guest speakers discussed gang involvement, self-esteem issues, decision making skills, bullying and repercussions.
Students Receive Inspirational Message
On September 14, 2016, North Middle/High School students joined Orangeburg-Wilkinson and Bethune-Bowman High School students for EdVenture’s Be A Boss: Youth Impact Tour featuring Chef Jeff Henderson of Flip My Food. Chef Jeff is a motivational speaker and celebrity chef who encourages students by sharing his story of extreme adversity growing up in South Central Los Angeles and the determination and hard work required to become successful.
Title I Parent Night and Senior Night
Title I Parent Night and Senior Night were held on Thursday, September 15, 2016. The Title I informational session included a description of Title I, how it works, Title I parent involvement, and the North Middle/High School Title I budget. Upon the conclusion of the meeting, parents received an informational brochure, refreshments and door prizes. In addition, senior night was held in the library media center. The senior sponsor and guidance counselor shared and discussed details regarding the senior class trip, senior portraits, graduation, senior week activities, attendance, grades, and scholarships.
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