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Week of November 19-26

Winter Uniforms Begin 11/14...see more info under Student Services below.

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Room 110
Mrs. Torres, Assistant Principal of Academic Affairs
gtorres@neumanngorettihs.org  |  215-465-8437 x226

Mrs. Ragno, Administrative Assistant
pragno@neumanngorettihs.org  |  215-465-8437, x.227

REPORT CARDS
The first quarter officially ended on Friday, November 10. We plan to mail Report Cards home and open the parent/student portal of PowerSchool on Monday, November 20. Thank you for your patience while we process Report Cards. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, November 30, from 4:00-6:00 pm. A conference is mandatory for any student who failed a course. A failing grade is 69 or below.

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSONS THIS WEEK
All high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia receive specific lessons each school year regarding digital citizenship. For the 2017-2018 school year, students will engage in their Digital Citizenship lessons during their English classes before the Thanksgiving break. For more information, visit Archdiocese of Philadelphia Digital Citizenship. Additionally, view the parent introductory slideshow to Digital Citizenship online.

OFFICE OF CAMPUS MINISTRY

Room 105
Fr. Dalton, Director of Campus Ministry
jdalton@neumanngorettihs.org   |  215-465-8437 x263

We look forward to our Thanksgiving Mass on November 22.

OFFICE OF COLLEGE GUIDANCE & COUNSELING

Room 113
Mrs. Hilk, Director of College Guidance & Counseling
mhilk@neumanngorettihs.org  |  215-465-8437, x.243

College Applications: Seniors should be narrowing down the list of colleges they are applying to and working on applications, continuing to visit colleges, and be signed up to take a fall SAT or ACT test. Below is a snap shot of the to-do list when applying to colleges. More details can be found in the College Application Guide.

Students will:

  • Add the colleges they are applying to their Naviance account
  • Send SAT scores to the colleges on their list (that require them) through their collegeboard accounts
  • Fill out a paper transcript request form for each college they apply to, and pay $3 transcript fee
  • Start working on online applications either on the college’s website, or on Common App

STUDENT SERVICES

Room 109
Mr. Townsend, Jr., Dean of Culture
ltownsendjr@neumanngorettihs.org  |  215-465-8437, x.228

The school uniform policy: 2017-2018 Uniform Policy
Winter Uniforms are mandatory.
This means that school polos are NOT acceptable to wear to school.

In its place students will wear….
Girls:
 white button down dress shirt, tucked-in, only one button undone at the collar, school sweater
Boys: white button down dress shirt, tucked-in, school tie, school sweater

Correct color per grade NG lanyard and ID will be worn.

ATHLETICS

Room 213, Mr. Szydlik, Athletic Director
cszydlik@neumanngorettihs.org   |   215-465-8437 x276

Congratulations to the Saints Football team for defeating Schuylkill Haven this weekend. The Saints advance to the State 2A Quarterfinal vs. Southern Columbia this Friday, 11/24, 7PM at Lehighton HS. View the bracket here.

Winter Sports begin. Good luck to Girls and Boys Basketball & Girls and Boys Indoor Track.

TUITION OFFICE

Room 102
Mrs. Arrigale, Tuition Officer
darrigale@neumanngorettihs.org
  |  
215-465-8437

Smart Tuition sends all bills to your email on file. Let us know of any email, phone or address changes. Smart Tuition bills monthly and  a $30 late fee will be added for each month that the balance is not paid in full.  The Archdiocese will require us to suspend students from school and activities if there is a balance more than 60 days past due.

The financial aid application should be available soon.  The company administering our application has been changed to FACTS. More details will follow.

PLEASE CONTACT MRS. ARRIGALE TO DISCUSS ANY HARDSHIP SITUATIONS.

OFFICE OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

Mrs. Edwards, Director of Enrollment Management
medwards@neumanngorettihs.org  |  215-465-8437 x229

We would like to start a Parent Ambassadors group to help promote our school in the community by distributing materials at their grade schools and parishes, speaking with prospective parents, helping at Open House, and sharing feedback. If you’d like to get involved, email medwards@neumanngorettihs.org

Registration is now open for our Entrance Exams.
Dec. 7 @ 4:00 p.m. | Jan. 20 @ 9:00 a.m.

ALUMNI OFFICE

Room 112
Maryann Varalli, Administrative Assistant
mvaralli@neumannforettihs.org millayclub@gmail.com

The Millay Club 80th Annual Meeting & Rev. George Feider, O.Pream Memorial Communion Breakfast
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Mass: 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast: Following the Mass
Guest Speaker
Penn’s Landing Caterers
1301 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
$30.00 per person ($300.00 for a table of 10)

The Millay Club is proud to announce that this year two distinguished alumni will be honored: The Abbot Pennings Award will be posthumously given to John McKenna, Class of ’52; The Alumnus of the Year will be presented to John Bucci, Class of ’84.

In addition, Bruce Robinson, the former President of Ss. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School, will be made an Honorary Member of The Millay Club.

During the Annual Meeting, the alumni will be asked to ratify the revised bylaws of The Millay Club. The Millay Club bylaws can be viewed prior to the meeting on the Bylaws page of this website.

The Mass, breakfast, and annual meeting will be held at Penn’s Landing Caterers located at 1301 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. in South Philadelphia. To order tickets, send a check made payable to “The Millay Club” to The Millay Club, P.O. Box 20121, Philadelphia, PA 19145. Include your name, address, phone number and email address, if available. For credit card orders or to reserve a table of 10, call the alumni office at 215-389-0925. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets must be ordered by November 21, 2017.

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE & IMPORTANT DATES

Monday, November 20
Bell 1

Tuesday, November 21
Bell 2
Thanksgiving Mass

Wednesday, November 22
Special Schedule: Dismissal will be approximately 11:00 a.m.
SPIRIT DAY!

Thursday, November 23
No classes: Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24
Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

SNG Players present: Flower Drum Song
7:30 p.m. Auditions for School Musical
Prepare a song to sing. Wear shoes you can dance in, no boots.
Additional auditions:
November 24, 7:30 p.m.
November 26, 1:30 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE: December 12
Father-Senior Dance
Swans Waterfall Room
6:30 p.m.
Cost: $100

Entrance Exams

Click here to register.
December 7 | 4:00 p.m.
January 20 | 9:00 a.m.

STUDENT SERVICES

Room 109
Mr. Townsend, Jr., Dean of Culture
ltownsendjr@neumanngorettihs.org
215-465-8437 x228
School uniform policy: 2017-2018 Uniform Policy

SCHOOL NURSE

Room 101
Mrs. Amy Boyd | 215-465-8437

ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

Room 104
Ms. Cooper, Assistant Principal of Student Affairs
jcooper@neumanngorettihs.org

Ms. Pratt, Student Affairs Administrative Assistant
dpratt@neumanngorettihs.org
215-465-8437 x258

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY

Mr. McHale – Director of Technology
wmchale@neumanngorettihs.org
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