Weekly Wildcat for Week of 6/2

              WEEKLY WILDCAT            

Attention: Please send your news/announcements to:


Happening this Week 

NHHS Blogspot

Free Athlete Physicals: Girls June 5th, info
Senior Awards Night, 6:00pm, Convention Center, June 5th;
Baseball Fundraiser, 7am-noon, NHHS Tennis Courts, June 7th;
Final Exams; 1st Block = June 9th; 2nd Block = 10th, 3rd Block = 11th, 4th Block = 12th
Click Here to signup to Proctor
Graduation, 7:30pm, UNCW, June 14th;
Order your DVD by clicking here
Yearbooks for $65, last year's for $20, Room 205, Ms. Felts


College Scholarships 
NHHS Student Receives NAACP Scholarship
Lamont G. Williams, a senior from New Hanover High School has been awarded an academic scholarship from the Wilmington Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Lamont plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as a Pre-Med major. 

NHHS Student named Killian Family Old Well Scholar
Tyler George, a senior at New Hanover High School (NHHS), has been named the 2014 Killian Family Old Well Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the son of Chris and Melissa George of Wilmington, N.C. 

Tyler was selected from a very qualified pool of applicants based on his outstanding achievements in academics, athletics and leadership. At NHHS, he reached the top of his class in academic standing, was elected vice president of the National Honor Society, captained the soccer team in his junior and senior years, and also earned his Eagle Scout rank. 
NHHS Student Receives Kiwanis Scholarship
The Wilmington Kiwanis Club presented a George H. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship to Madison Cubbage from New Hanover High School. 

PTSA Needs You


We are looking for parents interested in serving on the following committees:
        Academic Achievement
        Staff Appreciation

Please send an email to Amy Maultsby at

Please sign up to volunteer for next year now - see info attached


New NHHS Blog
     Check out the new blog to celebrate the great things happening at NHHS and help communicate with the Wildcat family.

You can find the link at the top of this newsletter, in the education links section below or on the NHHS website
The URL is


Baseball Fundraiser
What: Wildcat Baseball Yard Sale
Where: NHHS parking lot by tennis courts
When: Saturday, June 7th
Time: 7:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

*We will pick up any items that the community wants to donate to the sale.  Email Amy Croom and the team will make arrangements to pick up your items- nothing too big or too small- we can haul it all for you!!

*If you want to sell your own items- $25 and you can have your own sale.  Email Amy for more information.

Proctors Needed

In order to administer our state exams, we need proctors! There are no skills needed, just your presence in the room! You can volunteer for any day that is convenient for you from June 9th-13th. You can volunteer for one, two, three, four or all days!  

Any senior parents who proctor will receive two tickets 
to graduation! Click here to sign up 


Band Uniform Fundraiser
Fundraising Goal of 150 New Jackets...
as of June 2nd; 115 purchased, 35 to go
The New Hanover High School Marching Wildcats are raising money for new band jackets and we need your help.
Our band jackets are 12 years old and have been worn over one hundred times at community events, football games and competitions.
The Wildcat Marching Band has doubled in size in the past five years and we need more jackets as we continue to grow.  
Due to budget cuts all the money to purchase jackets will come from alumni, boosters, family and friends. 
See our attached flyer or click here for info on how to donate and to track our fundraising progress


Please see the April Cash for College pdf and other Scholarship Documents attached



You can request transcripts from Ms. Mishoe in Room 210 (see attached paper request form) or via the internet

Check out the (updated to April) Cash for College list attached 

Any student that receives an acceptance letter or scholarship to a post secondary school, please bring/email a copy toMs. McMahan in Guidance.



If you plan to attend a four year college or university and have not taken theACT or the SAT
please go online, look at the schedule of tests and sign up for the first available test.

Register for the SAT @
Register for the ACT @


NHHS Front Office News

Excused Absences - Students are reminded that, immediately upon their return to school, they should bring a note to office 216, Ms. Hetu's office

Text-A-Tip:  336-939-NHHS.  
Completely anonymous tip line with no text backs.

NHHS Students…runny nose, sore throat, feeling blah?  The WHAT Wellness Center is YOUR Wellness Center!  We are located in the George West Building, near the band room.  We are open every school day with same day appointments available.
 Please visit for more information.
Call (910) 763-4988 to make your appointment today! 


Free Physicals for next year: Girls June 5th
click the link above to access the forms needed for the physical


Check Out Links to Local Education Sites


Get Involved Today….. Join PTSA

Volunteer for next year now by filling out and turning in the attached sheet.
  1. Join the PTSA today - your membership dues and donations help fund many programs at NHHS that benefit the learning experience of your child.
  2. Volunteer - There are many opportunities to help at the school from supplying baked goods to proctoring for exams.  Email Hope Sloan orMelissa Kirkby and they will fill you in.
  3. Shop at Harris Teeter - Make sure your VIC card is linked at your local Harris Teeter and the PTSA gets a certain percentage when we buy Harris Teeter brand products.
  4. Attend PTSA General Meetings and Open House.
All NHHS PTSA activities are designed and carried out in the best interest of all NHHS parents, students and teachers at NHHS. 
These activities are funded by our annual membership drive, parent donations and community fundraising partners. 
We do not ask you or your students to participate in fundraisers.  

Your membership and donations support our PTSA efforts with: Teacher Mini-Grants, Hospitality Events, Student Academic Achievement Recognition, Volunteer Coordination, Grounds Improvements and Beautification, Communication (this weekly E- newsletter and hard copy Wildcat News sent home with report cards), Teacher Appreciation events, Legislation Awareness, Special Projects, Staff / Faculty Liaison,  Senior Projects Reception and NHHS Website Support.  Your assistance with any of these efforts is welcomed and encouraged.

If you have not already joined the PTSA for the 2013-2014 school year, 
please print out the attached membership form and signup today.  

President: Hope Sloan                    233-9645
                                               Vice President: Amy Maultsby         352-5149
Treasurer: Kimberly Exum                      540-0136
Secretary: Shital Patel                                 538-8747
Membership: Holly Bullard                   448-2203
Membership: Stephanie Mannen             520-0520
Office Volunteers: Sally Price                           
Staff Appreciation: Ann Richardson       612-8795
Staff Appreciation: Jessica Guidi                               
Staff Appreciation: Jenni Barker                                
Reflections: Jan Oden                       512-1275
Test Proctors: Player Murray                      
Publicity: Julie Fisher              471-8899
Academic Boosters: Julie Evans                   
Academic Boosters: Florence Cowden                   
Weekly Wildcat: Nan/Doug Powell                  
Volunteer Coordinator: Melissa Kirkby     520-0483

Teacher Representative: Lisa Wright    


That’s all for now!
Nan & Doug Powell

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