Thursday, October 30, 2014

New announcements for 10/30/14

Rho Kappa meeting has been moved to Monday 11/3 after school.

The key club will kick off the annual food drive this Friday night at the football game. Please bring cans and other non-perishable food items to help fill up a truck in the parking lot.

Not only is it the LAST home football game it’s Halloween! Come to the game dressed in your cutest and scariest costumes. The person dressed in the best costume will win: a $25 gift card to Buffalo Wild Wings!! Support the football players, have some fun, and come out to the game on Friday! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Announcements Week of 10/28/14

Attention AFJROTC Cadets:
There will be tutoring after school in the AFJROTC classroom today and every Tuesday from 3:00-4:30PM with special emphasis on math

Seniors: Cap and gown will be placed on Wed. during your civics class. If you are only ordering a cap and gown, no deposit is needed. If you order anything else, you need to bring your $95 deposit. Packets are available in the office. (Announce until Tues. 10/28)

Seniors: If you did not order the Big Picture, you still have time. You can turn in your orders in to Mrs. Elkins in rm 216 until Friday, Oct. 31. After that, orders can be mailed directly to the photographer at the address listed on the order form.

Tues, Wed, Thurs:
There will be a Rho Kappa meeting on Thursday after school. We will be electing officers, so be sure to be in Mrs. Simpson’s room at 3:00.

Remember seniors. Baby pics are due Oct. 31. They can be turned into Mrs. Petry, Haylee Hanna, or emailed to

2014-2015 yearbooks are on sale now until Oct. 31st. It costs $65 and can be turned in to Room 109.

Juniors-Order Your NHS class ring Wednesday October 29th, during lunch in the library.  Herff Jones Ring order packets can be picked up in the office.  Please bring $800 deposit.  Rings ordered last year can be picked up.

See Coach Pritchard soon if your wanting to buy a t-Shirt.

Need community service hours, Pt. Harmony Elementary needs your help this Saturday at their annual Fall Festival.  Anyone Interested, please see Mrs. Douglas in the office to sign up.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Seniors - Cap and Gown orders will be taken on Wednesday in your civics class.  If you are ONLY ordering a cap and gown, no deposit is necessary on Wednesday.  If you plan to order announcements, etc. a $95 deposit is required.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Anyone interested in wrestling this year please report to the Auditorium at the beginning of lunch today (10/24/14) for a brief meeting.

Good luck to the football team tonight as they take on the Capital Cougars. #Nitronation

Lockdown announcement

At approximately 9:33 this morning the NHS administration received a report than an unauthorized student was on campus. As safety is always our foremost concern, we took this opportunity to place the school on lockdown as a measure of extreme caution and to practice and evaluate our lockdown procedures. After an investigation the NHS administration deemed the campus safe and secure.

Jason Redman
Nitro High School Principal

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Sophomores Represented!

Many thanks to the sophomores who took the ACT PLAN this morning, Oct. 22nd.  You were, by far, the best group in SIX years!!   You did a great job of being on time, following directions, and keeping it quiet in the room.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  You represented your class well!

Wear your red and black

Nitro Seniors - don't forget to wear your red and black for the Big Picture on Friday.  Give your orders directly to the photographer.

Great win by the girls soccer team last night in sectional play against Point Pleasant

The boys soccer team takes on Hurricane in sectional play this evening on our home field. The game kicks off at 5:00 pm

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Senior Baby Pictures

Friday, October 31st is the deadline to turn in your baby pictures for graduation.  Turn your picture into Mrs. Petry or Ms. Mann or send them via email.  Please select a picture of when you were a baby or toddler.  If you can't pick, bring two in and be surprised of which one was selected at graduation!


Sophomores, don't forget we are taking the ACT PLAN tomorrow.  Report directly to the auditorium for first period.  Bring a calculator and a couple of #2 pencils.

College Colors Day

Students and staff, College Colors Day is Thursday, Oct. 23rd.  Wear the colors of your favorite college or university.  Represent!

Apply to Concord University for free this week!

In celebration of West Virginia's College Application and Exploration Week, Concord University is waiving their application fee for this week only.  If you are interested in Concord, it's a great time to apply online!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Weekly Announcements for the week of Oct 20

Seniors – We need to make the “Big Picture” on Friday look as good as possible! Wear your red or black shirts to show your Nitro Senior Pride!

Congratulations to the Nitro Band! The band performed at 2 competitions on Saturday. The band received 3rd place percussion & 2nd place flags at Marshall University. The band also performed at WV State for the Cavalcade of Bands festival and received the following awards in the yankee class: 1st place percussion, 1st place drum major, 1st place flags, 1st place band overall. Out of 13 bands, Nitro was 1st runner up Grand Champion overall!

Cheeseburgers, French fries, and peas for lunch on 10/20.

2014-2015 yearbooks are on sale now until October 31st. $65 is the cost in room 109.

Starting this week NHS will be collecting candy for the City Halloween Hoedown. Candy will be collected in every 8th period and at the end of the week, the class who collects the most bags will win free slushies! Help out the city of Nitro, and don’t forget your candy.

Key club members, please continue to bring in candy corn!
Key club members dues are due to Mrs. Gordon by Friday 10/24. Please bring them to her any time in room 201.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Marshall and Candy Announcements

Seniors this is a reminder that Marshall University will be in the lunch room during both lunches on Monday. The $30.00 application fee will be waived.

Starting next week NHS will be collecting candy for the City Halloween Hoedown. Candy will be collected in every 8th period and at the end of the week the class who collects the most bags will win free slushies! Help out the city of Nitro and don’t forget your candy Monday!!!

Thursday, October 16, 2014


The ACT PLAN will be given in the auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd to all 10th grade students.  Sophomores, do your best and get some invaluable feedback!  The test begins at 7:35 a.m.

Boys Soccer Senior Night

Come out and support the boys soccer seniors tonight at 5:00 pm!

College Representative Schedule

A representative from Marshall University will be in the lunchroom during both lunches on Monday, October 20th. The $30 application fee will be waived.

A representative from WV Junior College will be in the lunchroom during both lunches on Tuesday, October 21st.

A representative from Radford University will be in the counseling center at 12:15 on Tuesday, October 21st. Students must sign up with Mrs. Lester  before the 21st.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Announcements Week of Oct. 13

  • Underclassman pictures are in you need to pick them up in room 109
  • There will be a softball meeting immediately after school today 8/15/14. All girls need to be there.
  • Seniors- The “Big Picture” will be taken on Friday, Oct. 24. You will get order forms in your Civics class today. Order forms can be turned in directly to the photographer on picture day.
  • Thursday, October 16th, there will be a student council meeting during lunch.
  • Key Club members please continue to bring in candy corn! Dues are due to Mrs. Gordon by Friday 10/24. Please bring them to her anytime in Room 106.