Monday, November 30, 2015

Winter Formal Tickets

Winter Formal Tickets for the month of December are now $25 for a single and $50 for a couple.

Student Council Meeting

Student Council will be having a mandatory meeting Saturday, Dec. 5th at 10:00 in room 209.

Hoby Camp

Sophomores interested in HOBY Leadership Camp essays are due to Mrs. Watson in the counseling office by Wednesday, December 2nd

Debate Club

 Students interested in joining the Debate Club need to report to room 214 during anchor class on Wednesday 12/02.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

College Algebra

College Algebra will be cancelled on Monday, November 30.  Class will be on Wednesday.

Monday, November 23, 2015

2016 1st Semester Finals Schedule

Monday 14th
Odd Block Classes
Finals in 1st and 5th

Tuesday 15th
Even Block Classes
Finals in 2nd and 6th

Wednesday 16th
Odd Block Classes
Finals in 3rd and 7th

Thursday 17th
Even Block Classes
Finals in 4th and 8th

Friday 18th
Early Out Schedule

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

WNHS Wildcat News Episode 1

Please watch the premier episode of the new Wildcat News produced by the Media Productions Class!

Wildcat News

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Rho Kappa

This is a reminder that Rho Kappa will meet during Anchor and this is for current members as well as those being inducted into Rho Kappa.

Money for College

Need money for college? We can help with that! Our school is hosting a financial aid workshop on Thursday, December 3rd at 6:00pm in the auditorium. Financial aid experts will be on hand to answer questions about state and federal financial aid, including West Virginia’s PROMISE Scholarship and the West Virginia Higher Education Grant. They will also cover how to fill out the FAFSA and other financial aid forms. Any student planning to pursue a certificate program, a two-year college degree, or a four-year college degree should attend.

Video Announcements 11_17_15

Community Service Hours

Volunteers needed for the Secret Santa event at the South Charleston Community Center December 4th and 5th. See Jeanne Jarrett at the Volunteer Check-in Station or call her at 304-344-9029 / 304-610-4057. Community Service hours will be recorded & letter provided upon sign-out.

Papa John's pizza

National Honor Society members are selling the Papa John's cards below for $10.  All monies raised will go directly to Basket of Hope, a local charity that helps local children suffering with life-threatening illnesses.  See an Homor Society member or Ms. Grant to get your card!

Monday, November 16, 2015

Key Club

Key club meeting Wednesday 11/18 immediately after school in room 201.

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry out loud participants, please get your poems to Mrs. Gordon (room 201) ASAP. You need 3 copies of each poem & to fill out some paper work. Remember you only need 2 poems for school competition with any of these requirements:
Pre-20th century; 25
Lines or fewer; your choice. The competition will be held this Friday 11/20 in the auditorium starting approximately at 8am- arrive on time for school :-)

Rho Kappa Meeting

Rho Kappa will meet during anchor this Wednesday. This is a mandatory meeting for current members.

11-16-15 announcements

Baton Twirling Team

The Baton Twirling Team will be practicing this week on Tuesday and Friday from 3:15-4:30. Please be dressed in black with tennis shoes and hair off of face.

Kizmet Chandler-Yard Sale

The students that will be going on the Washington, D.C. trip will be hosting an Indoor Yard Sale/ Bazaar on December 5th from 8am-12pm.  Table spaces are $10.  If your group would like to have a table, please let me know.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Swing Sing

Swing Sing is on Sunday,  November 15th at 2:30 pm, Charleston Municipal Auditorium.  Please come out and support our Nitro High School award winning Show Choir. Tickets may be purchased from any Nitro Showcat member or in Baker 126.  Ticket price is $8.00

Media Productions-Announcements

The media production class will be filming announcements on Mon, Tue, Thurs and Fri. In order for announcements to be included, they must be in my mailbox by the end of 5th period on the day they will be filmed.

Video Announcements

11-13-15 Video Announcements

Congrats to Matt Harrison, Jacob Bradley, Andrew Stone, and Matt Jewell on signing to play college baseball today!!! #NitroNation

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Swing Sing

Swing Sing tickets are on sale for $8.00 in Ms. Amy's room, Baker 126.  Please come out on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 pm, Charleston Municipal Auditorium, to support the Nitro Showcats in their first performance of the season.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Senior Baby Pictures

Seniors:  Baby Pictures for graduation slide show are due into Ms. Grant or Mrs. Petry by Dec. 18.  You can turn in a picture to be scanned and returned or you can email it to

This is the picture that is displayed largely above you as you walk across the stage to receive your diploma.

Monday, November 9, 2015


Good Luck to our Wildcat Cheerleaders, as they travel to Parkersburg tomorrow to compete in the MSAC Cheer Competition. They received 5th place at Regionals! Congratulations and Good Luck ladies!

Winter Formal

Winter Formal tickets are now on sale until November 20th for $20.00 Single and $40.00 Couple. Formal is January 23, 2016 at the University of Charleston Ballroom. Freshmen are invited!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Can Food Drive Update

Thank you to everyone that participated in our canned food drive.  We collected over 2700 food items.  A special thanks to Nitro Supermarket for their support in helping us bring in 1200 more cans than the school on the other side of the bridge brought in.

Friday, November 6, 2015

9th Gr@de Boy$ B@$ketb@ll Tryout$

9th gr@de boy$ b@$ketb@ll tryout$ begin on Thur$d@y November 12th. It will be held from 3-5pm. @ny one wi$hing to tryout mu$t h@ve @ completed phy$ic@l turned in by 3pm on november 12th. No exception$

B@ttle of the Bridge

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Canned Food Drive

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the last day for the canned food drive.  We are asking that everyone bring in an item or two to help the less fortunate in our community.  An added bonus is beating the school on the other side of the bridge.

Cathy Harless-Winter Formal

Winter Formal tickets are now on sale in Mrs. Harness's room.  Cash payment only will be accepted.

4H Club Meeting

4H club meeting today during anchor block in room 207. Report to your anchor block teacher first before coming. There will be snacks!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Student Presale football tickets will be on sale in the office at lunch.

Student Presale football tickets will be on sale in the office at lunch.  Student tickets will be $5 here and $6 at the gate.

Poetry Out Loud

Any students interested in Poetry Out Loud need to sign up with Mrs. Gordon (room 201) on Thursday 11/5 and Friday 11/6 in lab. The school competition will be November 20th starting at 8am; you must know 3 poems. 1- 25 lines or fewer; 2- pre-19th century; 3-your choice. CASH prizes awarded: $75 1st place and bid to the state competition in March; 2nd place $50; 3rd place $25

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Fruit Sale

The Nitro High School Marching Band is having their annual fruit sale.  Please see Mr. Brooks, or any member of the band for information.

Canned Food Drive

Students, don't forget our canned food drive.  We sure don't want to let those Red Dragons win the contest.  Turn in cans to your 8th period teacher.  Remember, while this is a contest, it's also a way you can help people in our community that are going through a tough time.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cathy Harless-Fall Blood Drive

The Nitro Fall Blood Drive will be November 19th in the gym.  Students can sign up in my room (209) anytime during the day and after school till 3:30. If we get between 71 to 100 good pints of blood the American Red Cross will donate $500.00 towards a scholarship.  All students, 16 and up are encouraged to participate.  Not only will you be helping in the quest to save a life, you could also receive a scholarship towards money for college! (Parental consent is mandatory for 16 yr olds.)

Thanks again for being part of Nitro High and helping the Student Council with our endeavors!

Cathy Harless and the Officers of the NHS Student Council

Battle of the Bridge

This Friday for the Battle of the Bridge will be a white out!! Be sure to be at the St. Albans Football field by 7:10pm on Friday to take part in our pregame activities.

Baton Twirling Team

Practice for the Baton Twirling Team will be Wednesday from 3-4:30 in the choir room.  Please be dressed in black, hair back, and tennis shoes and bring a baton. 

Swing Sing-November 15, 2015

Tickets are now available for Swing Sing.  Date, time, and location:  Sunday November 15, 2015, Charleston Municipal Auditorium, Showtime is at 2:30pm.  Tickets are available in the choir room or with any Showcat member for $8.00.  

Cheer Competition

Congratulations to the NHS Cheerleaders for doing an awesome job at the GW Invitational Cheer Competition. Come out to support our girls this Saturday at Cabel Midland where they compete at Regionals. Good Luck ladies!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

IOS Update

Students remember to update your iPad's before you come to school tomorrow.  If you do not update, you will not be able to access the internet from school.