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August 27th Community Forum

posted Aug 30, 2018, 8:11 AM by Chris Cooney

On August 27th, Newmarket Junior Senior High School held a community forum for families deigned to explain changes in student transportation, parking, and changes in traffic patterns. Please take a moment to review summary of our meeting below:

Student Parking:
Student parking is available at Beech Street Ext. (formerly the senior center). The application and permitting process is complete. All documents relative to permitting have been sent directly to students. To request a copy of these documents during the year, please contact Ms. Crystal Daley-Dolloff via email at: crystal@newmarket.k12.nh.us Spaces are limited. We will be waiving parking fees for this school year. In concert with our Athletic Director and coaches, we have staggered the start time of practices and contests for student drivers to allow for extra travel time. Please encourage students travel safely.
Parent pick up and drop off:

The bus loop at the entrance of our building is for buses and emergency vehicles only.

For students travelling with family, you will be directed through designated pickup and drop off zones at the Carpenter lot located across the street from school. All students will be directed to the proper locations throughout the first few days of school. At the bottom of this email is an attachment which contains a map of our traffic pattern. A crossing guard will be employed at the crosswalk during dismissal and arrival times. As always, we encourage families to employ our bus transportation whenever possible.

Athletics:
Currently we are unable to access the playing field directly from our building. As a result, students will be escorted to and from the filed by their coaches. There will be available parking for fans in near the recreation center and in surrounding areas. As always, we encourage carpooling and advanced planning to remediate issues which relate to limited parking. All coaches will be discussing safe travel with our student athletes. We will also be asking our transportation provider to stop at both our Carpenter lot and Beech Street extension lot upon return from away contests.

Our neighbors at Lamprey River Health Care have also been impacted by our construction project. Please be reminded that at no time should students or families use the Lamprey River Health Care lots for pick up, drop off, or parking. 

Medieval Festival a Success!

posted Jun 14, 2018, 7:43 AM by Chris Cooney

The sixth grade medieval festival was big success! Students, family, and friends enjoyed music, games, and food as they viewed projects and “shopped” in the medieval marketplace. The winner of the Sword in the Stone cake was Tori Hoffman. The winner of the gift card was Jack Boudreau. The winners of the V.I.P. costume raffle were Emma Weick, Chelsey Ioia, Gwen Kane, and Allison Burke. Thanks to everyone who participated and everyone who helped out!

Boy dressed as wizard
Boy dressed a plague doctor

Girls manning shop table
Boy dressed as knight


Sixth Grade Medieval Festival

posted Jun 4, 2018, 4:01 AM by Chris Cooney   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 9:39 AM ]

Picture of a model castle
Sixth grade students and their families are invited to the first annual Sixth Grade Medieval Festival on June 13 at 6:00 in the cafeteria. Student projects will be on display, and there will be food, music, and more!

Box Tops for Education

posted May 29, 2018, 10:04 AM by Chris Cooney

Box Tops for Education
EARN CASH FOR YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL, ALL SUMMER LONG! This summer, look for Box Tops products as you prepare for picnics, reunions and celebrations.  Each box top collected is worth 10 cents for NJSHS.  For a list of participating products, visit BTFE.com/products.  You can also earn box tops by downloading the Box Tops bonus app.  

Important End of Year Dates

posted May 15, 2018, 3:45 AM by Chris Cooney

Important End of the Year Dates 2018


UNH Model United Nations High School Conference

posted May 9, 2018, 4:14 AM by Chris Cooney   [ updated May 9, 2018, 8:10 AM ]

Student participants in the UN panel
On May 6 Newmarket’s first ever Model UN club attended the inaugural UNH Model United Nations high school conference. The participating students picture above represented the countries of China, Thailand, Nigeria, Italy,and Brazil, and wrote position papers on the complete eradication of chemical weapons, and providing protection and assistance to victims of chemical weapons. At the conference these students gave speeches, caucused with other countries and helped draft resolutions. Four of our students received awards for best position papers. They were Ben LeBeau, Zoe McGuirk, Taylor Kennison, and Sierra Yim. All of our Newmarket representatives did an outstanding job and are to be congratulated!

Top Ten Seniors!

posted May 7, 2018, 9:37 AM by Chris Cooney

Congratulations to our Top Ten Seniors!

1 Samuelson, Kathryn
2 Gendreau, Sydney E
3 Fowler, Paige M
4 Mitchell, Olivia 
5 Holden, Sierra A
6 Bajger, Nickolaus J
7 Senesombath, Anthony T
8 Saysouk, Miranda 
9 Burleigh, Collin S
10 Tokuno, Rika 

Incoming Freshmen Informational Night

posted Apr 9, 2018, 4:21 AM by Chris Cooney

Hello, Parents and Guardians of the Class of 2022!


On Tuesday, April 10th, we’ll be hosting an informational night for the parents and guardians of our incoming freshman class.  We'll review the materials included in your student's scheduling folder as well as some changes to the high school’s program of study.  Please join as at 6:00pm in the Jr./Sr. High School’s Cafeteria.


Outline of the evening:


  • ​Welcome and introductions
  • Review of Career Exploration Activities- Kristin Eberl (Junior High School Counselor)
  • Review changes to the high school's program of study for the class of 2022- Mr. Mazzone (Building Principal)
  • Review the scheduling process and graduation requirements for the class of 2022 -Mr. York (High School Counselor)


Hope to see you there!


Sincerely,


Kristin Eberl

The Trial of the Wicked Witch

posted Apr 5, 2018, 3:55 AM by Chris Cooney

Picture of a wicked with making thriller hands
The Trial of the Wicked Witch is about to begin!

The Newmarket Jr./Sr. Drama club invites you to their spring production of The Trial of the Wicked Witch on Friday April 13 at 7 pm and Saturday April 14th at noon and 7 pm!  

It’s a laugh-out-loud, audience participation comedy event!

Admission is $5 at the door!

Fishercats Foundation

posted Mar 26, 2018, 6:21 AM by Chris Cooney

Fishercats foundation logo

The Fisher Cats Foundation is dedicated to bettering the lives of young people and is proud to support our youth through the Fisher Cats Foundation Scholar-Athlete Scholarships. Each year, the foundation awards $30,000 in scholarships to ten New Hampshire students and two Massachusetts students.

When to apply?
The application is now available.  The deadline is May 4, 2018 at 5 p.m. ET.

Who should apply?
Candidates for the Fisher Cats Scholarship must be residents of New Hampshire or Massachusetts who are graduating from high school in 2018. Candidates must be planning to enroll in a four-year, two-year, or technical degree program in the fall.

Selection criteria
The New Hampshire College & University Council will review applications based on the following criteria:

  • Academic performance
  • Athletic achievement
  • Citizenship
Students click here to apply.

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