Wednesday, April 27, 2016

RHO Kappa

RHO Kappa will meet in Ms. Chandler's room during Anchor today.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mu Alpha Theta

There will be a mandatory Mu Alpha Theta meeting on Thursday during anchor. This is for all new and old members.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Girls State

Attention! Any junior girls with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA who are interested in Rhododendron Girls State please see Mr. Hayhurst by Friday April 29th.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Showcats Audition

There will be a second audition for Showcats and SophistiCats show choirs this Thursday, April 28th beginning at 3:30. The workshop to learn tryout dance and song will be M- W April 25-27 from 5-6:30 pm.

LSIC Meeting

We will be having an LSIC meeting on Monday April 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the commons.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Girls State

There will be a Girls State Information meeting at the American Legion Home in St. Albans this Sunday, April 24th from 3-5pm for any junior girls interested. For directions or more information please see Mr. Hayhurst or show up to the meeting Sunday.

Senior Video and Prom

We will be filming the senior video following graduation practice on Friday, April 29. Please wear a Nitro shirt (or Nitro colors) and bring your cap and gown. Make sure that your name is on both your cap and your gown. You won't want to miss this!! Tons of fun and surprises!!!

Prom is May 7th--only 2 weeks remain! Last day to order tickets is May 4th. The price is now 35$. Still taking shirt and blanket orders as well. See Mrs. Kerber in room 215

Thursday, April 21, 2016

After Prom

Wildcats, time is running out for you to sign up for the all night lockin. Saturday, May 7th After Prom will be held at the school from 11:30pm until 5am. Try your hand at black jack, take on Mr. Redman in the laser tag room, or team up with your buddies to go up against Officer Blake at the bowling alley. Plus much more fun, food, and drink to keep you going. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. If you register by the end of the day on Monday, you will be entered in a drawing for a $75 VISA card and be guaranteed to get your shirt the night of After Prom. All others will receive their shirts after. See Mrs. Douglas to sign up.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016


ONLY 18 MORE DAYS UNTIL PROM!! Make sure to see Mrs. Kerber in room 215 during lunch, 1st lunch or at the end of school to purchase prom tickets. Mrs. Kerber will be here until 4:00 today. Tickets are $30, but they go up Wednesday. Last day to purchase tickets, tshirts, or blankets is May 4th.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Dance Team Clinic

Anyone interested in trying out for the Nitro High Dance Team is encouraged to attend our Dance Clinic on April 30th from 10:30am-1pm. Please see Mrs. Barr or Ms. Chandler for more information.

Care Packages for Soldiers

RHO Kappa Social Studies Honor Society will be collecting items for care packages for soldiers starting Monday, April 25th and ending on Friday, May 6th. We are asking everyone to donate the following items: chap stick, sunscreen, baby wipes, beef jerky, trail mix, granola bars, gum, non-melting candy, playing cards, crossword puzzles or sudoku puzzles, rubik's cube and magazines. You can bring your donation to Ms. Chandler's in Room 212.


Cheerleading Conditioning will be this week from 4:00-6:00. We will meet at the soccer field. If you are interested in coming out for cheer next season, please attend conditioning.


Prom is May 7th! Tickets are on sale in room 215...see Mrs Kerber. Last day to buy prom tickets, or order shirts and blankets is May 4th. Price goes up this Wednesday, so make sure to get your tickets today or tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Community Service

All Community Service Hours Must Be Submitted To Mr. Shamblin This Friday 4/15 to be counted towards graduation!!
Under No Circumstances Will Late Submissions Be Accepted

Blood Drive

Students participating in tomorrow's Blood Drive should check the schedule sheet on the door of room 209 for your donation time.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Baseball Buffalo Wild Wings Night


Only 25 more days until Prom! Prom tickets are still on sale currently. The last day to buy prom tickets, shirts, or blankets will be May 4th. Come see Mrs. Kerber in room 215 for information or ticket sales.


Cheerleading Conditioning for the 2016-2017 season has begun. If you are interested in coming out for next year's season, make sure to come to conditioning so we can begin getting in shape as a team. We condition Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

After Prom

Wildcats the party of the year is coming up and EVERYONE is invited. After Prom 2016 will be held at the high school on May 7th from 11:30pm-5am. You do not have to go to prom to be able to attend after prom. It is an all night lock in with lots of activities, laser tag, magician, casino room, bingo, corn hole, caricatures, movies, and much more. New this year, we will be shuttling students to the bowling alley from 2-4am this year. Tickets are on sale now, $15 in advance and $20 at the door. The first 50 people signed up will be entered in a drawing for a $75 Visa gift card. All seniors will win a cash prize ranging from $20-$750. All students are able to use their casino winnings to bid on items such as gift cards and flat screen TV's! You don't want to miss out on this, see Mrs. Douglas with any questions.

Soccer Meeting

The Wildcat Soccer Club will have a parent information meeting, Monday May 9th at 6pm at the soccer field.  All soccer parents are encouraged to attend.

Friday, April 8, 2016

2015-2016 Senior Superlatives

2015-2016 Senior Superlatives

Most Likely to Succeed:  Jessica Rubenstein & Will Click

Most School Spirit :  Kassidy Presley & Peyton Barton

Girl BFF:  Autumn Cole & Cara DeCarlo &

Cutest Couple that Never Was:  Jaci Newcomer & Jared Hill

Bromance:  Matt Lawrence & Alex Norman &

Most Likely to Show Up Late for Graduation:  Alisha Newland & Jacob Bradley

Most Talkative:  Cassie Hartling, Abby Lambert & Zach Kelley

Most Likely to Flood your Twitter:  Chloe Ross & Cameron Haynes

Class Clown:  Tessa Musilli & Sergio Lugo

Most Athletic:  Marcella Romeo & Devon Hanna

Most Likely to Brighten your Day:  Cara DeCarlo & Kenzie Poleway

Worse Case of Senioritis:  Katelyn Boley, Chasity Bridges & Hector Lopez

Most Distintive Laugh:  Cassie Hartling & Collin Beckner

Most Artistic:  Peyton Dolin & Keegan Moore

Mr. & Ms. Senior:  Sidney Stover & Will Click

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Blood Drive Scholarship

There are still openings available for the Nitro High annual Blood Drive next Thursday, April 14th from 8:30 to 2:00. See Mrs. Harless in room 209 to sign up. We are in the running for scholarship money from the Red Cross and we need donors to hit the magic number. Sign up today!

JROTC Announcement

There will be a mandatory meeting of JROTC cadets who have committed to attend Summer Leadership School at Smith Mountain Lake July 24th thru 29th on Friday April 8th in room 111 during lab.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Prom Dresses

Rhonda's Closet is where girls can go get FREE prom dresses, shoes, etc. if they would like. Rhonda's Closet has a huge selection of dresses to choose from in all sizes. Rhonda's Closet is located on the second floor of Aldersgate Methodist Church in Sissonville. (close to Sissonville High). She will be open every Saturday from 10 AM to noon throughout prom season.


Cheerleading conditioning has started for this upcoming season. We meet on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6


Prom is May 7th---that is only ONE MONTH! Make sure to get your tickets at 30$. If you have not picked up your invitation from Mrs. Kerber, please do so in room 215

Monday, April 4, 2016

Dance Team Tryouts

There will be an informational meeting about Dance Team Tryouts on Thursday, April 14th at 730pm in Commons.

Auditions for Showcats

Auditions for Showcats Mixed Show Choir, and Sophisticats All Girls Ensemble will take place next week.  A workshop to learn tryout material will take place April 11,13, 14 from 5-6:30 in the choir room, Baker 126. Tryouts will be held on Friday April 15th from 3:15 until finished.  Please see Ms. Amy for a tryout time.
All Parts are needed.  We are looking for up to 40 Girls for Sophisticats, and 44 members for Showcats.

Cancer Awareness Walk

Next Friday, April 15th, the Student Organizations of Nitro High School will be sponsoring a walk in honor of Autumn Cole and Cassie Roupe. Everyone is encouraged to walk to show their support for these two Wildcats. We also have donation forms available if you would like to collect monies on their behalf or give a donation yourself. Forms will be available in the office, from Ms. Chandler, Ms Neva, Ms Grant, and Mrs Harless. Get your form today and make a difference for Nitro Nation.


Congratulations to Ryan Eary for being named AAA All State Basketball Honorable Mention.

Attention Seniors!

All Community Service Hours are to be submitted to Mr. Shamblin no later than Friday April 15. Under no circumstances will late submissions be tallied towards graduation after that date.

Gardening Club

 There will be a meeting of the NHS Gardening Club on Wednesday, April 6th during Anchor, in Mrs. Jarvis' room. All who are interested, please plan to attend. Thank you!