Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Pink out sweatshirt

$42... If ordered by 3:00 tomorrow they will be ready by game time. See coach kerber

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Soccer games postponed

The boys and girls soccer games against Hurricane have been postponed. The boys soccer team needs to report to coach Eich's classroom at 5:30 for film today.
We are working on make up dates for both games.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Rock 105's Rock the House Vote post by Cathy Harless

Alright Nitronians it's time to Rock the Vote!! Go to Rock 105 and cast your vote for the Nitro vs Ripley game this Friday night! If we win then 105 will broadcast live from our game. So vote and vote often! Put Nitro on the radio Friday!!! (Pass this on please!!)  

Friday's Football Game

Friday will be a Pink Out in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The person who wears the most Pink will win a free meal deal from the Student Council Concession Stand Friday during the Ripley vs Nitro game.

Show Choir Guitarist Needed

The Show Choir is actively looking for an electric guitar player. Please see Ms. Amy in room B 126 (Baker) as soon as possible if interested.

Good luck to the members of the NHS Golf team competing at the Regional Tournament today!! #NitroNation

Friday, September 25, 2015

PSAT - $15 due by Friday, October 9 - See your counselor

Any 10th or 11th grade student can sign up for the PSAT.  Cost is $15, payable to Nitro High School, and due by by October 9 to Mr. Hayhurst.  The test will be given on Wednesday, October 14th at 8:00 AM.  11th grade students who take this exam will be automatically screened for the national Merit Scholarship program.

NHS Counseling Website - new for the 2015-16 school year - updates weekly - link on under staff dropdown menu

Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society Applications

Any Junior or Senior interested in becoming a member of Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society, please see Mrs. Simpson or Ms. Chandler for an application.  Applications are due back to Mrs. Simpson or Ms. Chandler by Friday, October 2nd.


Any sophomore or junior wanting to take the PSAT on October 15th needs to see Mr. Hayhurts in counseling center by Friday Oct 9.  The cost is $15.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pep Club Meeting

Pep Club will meet tomorrow at 7:15 in Ms. Chandler's room to discuss ideas for the upcoming home football game on October 2nd.  Please come to the meeting prepared with ideas!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Congratulations Mr. Brooks and Pride of Park Avenue

Grand champions

The pride of Park Avenue is ready

Rock 105's Rock This House Vote

The poll will go active on tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. and will close at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. The poll is located on the right-hand side of the page and you will be limited to one vote per day per device (i.e.: desktop, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc.)  Log on and vote for the Ripley vs Nitro game.

Boys soccer article

Baton Twirling Team

Nitro High School is looking for girls to be a part of an indoor baton twirling team.  If interested, please see Amy Smith in room B126(Baker)

Monday, September 21, 2015

National Voter Registration Day

September 22, 2015 is National Voter Registration Day!  Seniors, don't forget to see your Inspire leaders, Allison Frazier and Kayla Skidmore, tomorrow and register to vote. Make sure your have your license number  or the last 4 digits of your social security number.  You must be at least seventeen to register.

Volleyball Game

Come out and support the Volleyball Team this evening as they take on Charleston Catholic and Capital beginning at 5pm.   Tonight is HOBO night, so come out dressed in your best HOBO outfit and cheer on our Lady Wildcats to victory!!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Flu Vaccines

The Kanawha County/Charleston Health Department will be administering Flu Vaccines to Nitro High School Students on Thursday morning, September 24.  Today, Friday, September 18, your child received a consent form.  Please complete the front and back of the form, sign, and return to the front office attendance clerk, Ms. Kinder by Tuesday, September 22.

Please call the school nurse, Teresa Evans, at 415-6743 for additional information.

Lacrosse Club

The Kanawha Valley Spartans Lacrosse Club is looking for players for the 2016 spring season.  The Spartans will play a full schedule  of lacrosse teams from high schools and counties around West Virginia.  All players must meet the WVSSAC guidelines to participate.  Information can be found in the office.

Majorette Festival

The Majorette Festival will be Tuesday, September 22nd.  Tickets can be purchased from Mr. Brooks for $7 in advance or at the gate for $8. 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Friday, September 18th

Join us tomorrow by wearing RED to school to show your school spirit and support our football as they travel to South Charleston to take on the Black Eagles.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Academy Day 2015

Please make final announcements re: Academy Day 2015.

Greetings from Senator Capito’s office!

We are writing to request that your schools make follow up announcements that Academy Day 2015 will be held for any and all students, parents and school officials interested in learning more about U.S. service academies (Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, Military/West Point, Naval). We will also have representatives from local ROTC programs on hand to discuss ROTC scholarship opportunities. 

Join us at Senator Capito’s Academy Day to learn more about service academies (Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Military (W. Point) and Naval) and ROTC scholarships! No Registration Required.

Your closest Academy Day will be held at the following location:

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 *Please note that this event will be held on a Saturday.
Time: 2-4 PM
Area: South Charleston High School, 1 Eagle Way, South Charleston, WV 25309

Representatives will be ready to answer questions regarding the educational, physical and recreational requirements to attend these prestigious institutions or obtain an ROTC scholarship. I have attached a flyer regarding Academy Day 2015 that you are welcome to print, post, add to your school calendar and/or distribute.

Packets were mailed to middle and high schools and/or dropped off. We sincerely hope to see middle and high schools in your counties represented at these events. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank you for your time!

Student Section Questionnaire

Take a moment to click on this link  and answer a few questions for us!  Be sure to share this as well!!

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Congratulations to Austin Banks for being named the WV Huddle Player of the Week for his performance in the Nitro vs Poca game. He ran for 185 yards and scored four touchdowns.

Nitro High School adds Biotechnology Magnet Program; plans to ex - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Nitro High School adds Biotechnology Magnet Program; plans to ex - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Monday, September 14, 2015

Senior Class Group Picture will be taken on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30 AM - No make-up picture will be scheduled.

Senior Photo Due Dates/Information

Senior Graduation Pictures – Class of 2016

Each Senior will need THREE pictures for the 2016 graduation ceremony.  Please have each photo in by the deadline stated below.  Failure to turn in pictures by the stated deadlines will result in your photos not being used.

All pictures can be sent digitally to or you may bring in a hard copy to Ms. Grant or Mrs. Petry.  Hard copies will be returned at senior check out at the end of the 2016 school year.  We encourage early submissions!

1.  Baby picture:      Deadline:  Friday, December 18, 2015

Guidelines:  Must have clothing on (no nudity), no play guns or weapons of any kind in the picture.   Graduating senior should be the only person in the baby photo.  Try and use a picture 3 years old or under.

2.  Casual Senior Picture:  Deadline:  Friday, March 11, 2016

                                    Guidelines:  Needs to be a casual photo taken of yourself this school year.  The picture does not have to be professionally done, but it can be.  Ms. Grant or Mrs. Petry would be happy to take a picture of you outside in a nice setting at the school, just stop by and set up a time.  Pick a picture where the audience can see your face, close-up pictures work best.

The baby and casual senior pictures will be combined together in a slide that will be used during the graduation ceremony.

3.  Formal Senior Picture:           Deadline:  This photo will be taken at the school by LifeTouch Photography on October 30, 2015.

                                                           THIS IS NOT OPTIONAL, you MUST have this picture taken.

 You need to make sure that you have your picture taken on October 30.  If you are absent from school on October 30, you can visit LifeTouch Studios in Cross Lanes.  Make-up formal pictures must be taken by March 11, 2016.

All hair accessories, necklaces and earrings must be school colors or simple silver or gold.  If you have on an item that isn’t school colors, you will be asked to remove it before your picture will be taken.

This picture will be projected above you when you cross the stage to receive your diploma.

Please email any other pictures/videos you take with your friends in class, the hallways, at sporting events, or any other school function to  We encourage you to send in lots of photos and videos to help make the 2016 Senior Video the best yet.

Girls Soccer Tie Dye Night

Tomorrow, 9/15/15 will be Tie Dye Night at the Girls Soccer game.  Game time is 5:30 and we hope to see everyone at the girls game.

PJ Night Tonight at Boys Soccer Game

Come out and cheer on the Boys Soccer Team as they take on Point Pleasant.  Tonight is also our rescheduled PJ Night!!  See you all at the field this evening at 5:30.

Senior class picture

Seniors don't forget that the senior class picture will be taken at 7:30am on Tuesday September 15.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Twirling team

Ms. Amy is  interested in starting an indoor baton twirling team.  If you are interested in trying out, please come by to sign up.  Membership of the team  would not be a huge expense or time commitment. Instead, practice would involve 1 to 2 days a week of rehearsal to learn basics. Please stop by and sign up in Baker 126 if you are interested in giving it a try.   

Friday, September 11, 2015


Yearbooks are in and can be picked up in Mrs. Douglas' office in between classes, during both lunches and after school.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015


Parents and students, this is a reminder that we will be having our first school LSIC meeting on Thursday, September 10th at 5pm in our new art room.  Following the school LSIC meeting, there will be a county LSIC meeting at 6pm in the commons.  We look forward to seeing you at both of these important meeting.  

Tonight is the home opener Tri-match against Riverside and Buffalo at 6pm. Come out and support your Lady Wildcat Volleyball team.