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SCHOOL and SPORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Thursday, August 15, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Norwalk Warriors Page Five Did You Remember to Register for School? Make sure to visit the Norwalk School District webpage (www.norwalkschools.org) for more information. School starts before you know it! First Day at Norwalk Schools: Friday, August 23rd High School Graduates: Tips For Your Transition to College The time is almost here! Try these tips to help you start your college years on the right foot. Attend all the events and activities. Don’t be too cool! GO to the social events. Participate in the icebreakers. You’ll have fun and make real connections. Ask questions. This is the time to ask about everything, Whether it’s “Where do I view ‘my class schedule on the online portal?” or “Where can I get a good haircut in town?” Talk to Older students. You will meet a lot of fellow freshmen at orientation, but if you have the opportunity to meet an older student, take advantage. They can give you inside info about life on campus, professors, and student clubs. Make friends. Strike up conversations with people around you. Just say “Hi!” Which dorm are they going to live in? What is their major? Where are they from? Be exceedingly nice and open to new people. Sign up for student organizations. Don’t be afraid to put your name and email on the sign-up sheets for clubs that sound interesting. A good place to start is to pick one club related to your major and one club that just sounds like fun. Research shows that busier students earn better grades—plus, student orgs are a great way to make friends with similar interests. Don’t forget this important college paperwork: The summer before college can feel nerve-racking._The best way to calm your nerves is to stay on top of this paperwork: Make a budget. Review your Award Letter and pay close attention to the COst of Attendance. Depending on the school, your letter might or might not include books, supplies, travel and personal expenses. If these costs aren’t included, be sure to account for them. Make a payment timeline. Have you paid your deposit? Made your first tuition payment? Housing deposit? If you need to, make a calendar to keep track. Request a final transcript. Your college might require a final official transcript to ensure that you have graduated. Request one through your high First Day of School Photos Will you be taking your child’s picture for the first day of schoolthis year? We’d love to see them! We will be featuring first day of school photos in our . September 5th issue of the paper. The deadline for submitting your child’s photo is Friday, August 30th at noon...although submitting your photos before this deadline is encouraged. The easiest way to get a picture to, us is to send a .jpeg file by email to news@norwalknewspaper.com. If you can’t email your photo, you can drop’ it off at our office. There is a drop slot in the back door if our office is closed. ', \ school. Complete housing forms. If you plan to live on campus, make sure you know the deadline for filling out all the required housing forms and applications. Check your email. Regularly check the email account that you used for your college applications. This is how your school will contact you with important information. Action items for the summer before college: You probably have all kinds of plans for the summer before you start colleg%spending time with high school friends and maybe working at your summer job. However, add these action items to your summer to-do list: Register and attend orientation. Orientation allows you to meet your classmates and learn about support services on campus. Get required immunizations. Your school will probably send you a list of required vaccinations. Among the most common are vaccines for meningitis, tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis and HPV. Register for classes. If you know your major, start taking basic courses in that department. If you’re not sure of a major, try out some subjects that interest you, but remember to include core courses like math \ and composition, too. . Arrange transportation. If you’re driving to school, think about whether you might need multiple trips to accommodate all your belongings. If you’ll be driving to classes every day, you’ll probably need a ' parking permit. ‘ NHS Activities By Al Lammers, Athletic Director Warrior Fans: On-line membership is now available on the new Norwalk Athletic Booster Club web site. Family and single adult activity passes for the 2019- 20 school year are also available depending on your membership level. As a reminder all but $5 of your membership donation can be designated to any sport of your choosing. Check out the on-line membership form at httpszl/sites.google.com/View/be—a-warrior/ home. Thank you for your continued support of our Norwalk student—athletes and athletic programs through your booster club membership. The Norwalk Athletic Booster Club held their annual meeting on Wednesday, July 31st at 7:00 pm in the EV Cafeteria. Several new board members were elected for board officer positions. Aanna Hoch is now the new president of the NABC, Kara Greenlee will remain the VP, Kate Wallace was voted in as the new secretary, Sara Reece will. remain as the treasurer and Jen Kreider as membership chair. Newly appointed director positions include Vikki Born who will take over public relations while Andy Kreider will continue as the technology director and Mary Knickerbocker as concessions manager. Special Events Coordinators will also remain the same. Ashlee Knickerbocker will coordinate the annual golf}; outing and Sandi Rohrer will coordinate the Booster Youth Basketball Tournaments. The Athletic / Activities Office would like to publicly thank Kent Wulf who had served as the Booster president these past two years and to Nancy LaVelle who for many years served as the public relations director. Thanks so much for all that you did for the boosters, our studentzathletespandaflileticprograms at NHS. The fall season is fast approaching. All fall high school athletic programs .will begin official practices Monday, August 19th. Fall Fest will be held on Thursday, August 22nd. Volleyball opens their season on August 29th at SE Polk. Football is at Indianola on August 30th. Cross Country is at DCG on September 3rd, and the swimmers will begin onAugust 26th. To view all of our athletic fall schedules please utilize the following link: www.1ittlehawkeye conference.com. . Homecoming this year will be on Friday, September 27th vs. Carlisle, with the Community Pep Assembly / Norwalk Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday, September 26th. , Congratulations to the following Norwalk softball players who were selected for All-State softball teams: Soph. Haley Downe — 2nd Team All-State; Soph. Jayden Lammers —- 3rd Team All-State; and Sr. Briley Sodergren —- 3rd Team All-State. SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *BORST COUNSELING SERVICES 240-9474 *EDWARD JONES Benjamin Pearson 981-1800 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO, WASH 98114454 '*HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 98l-0406 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256.9000 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB ’321-685'4 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *PHOTO PRINTING, INC 989-3251 *TRUBANK 285-4900 99 :~.