Friday, March 31, 2017


Congratulation to the 2016 yearbook staff for winning seven awards in the Marshall University School of Journalism yearbook competition. Our book took home the following seven awards…winning more than any other school and placing first or second in EVERY division.

2nd place in Original Ads, Theme and Division Pages
1st place in Graphics, Cover, Overall Design and Photography

You do NOT want to miss out on this year’s book! It’s going to be even better than last years! Next Friday is the last day to buy. See Ms. Grant in room B101 or buy online at with school code 4534

Hot Dog and Bake Sale

The Academic Team is having a hot dog & bake sale at the Nitro Walmart this Sunday, April 2 from 11:30 to 3:30. Come support the team as they raise money for Nationals in Washington, DC!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Senior Trip

There are two spots left on the bus to Cedar Point. Anyone that has not signed up and would like to go needs to see Mrs. Douglas.


We will be having our final LSIC meeting this evening at 5:30 in the commons.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


All Cheerleading Uniforms need to be turned in by March 28th. Please see Mrs. Kerber in room 215 to turn in the cheerleading uniforms--make sure they are correctly packaged and labeled. Failure to turn in your uniforms results you to being added to the NHS Debt List.

Porm Committee Meeting

There will be a Prom Committee Meeting next Wednesday (March 29th) in room 215.

RHO Kappa

RHO Kappa will be collecting items to make care packages for our troops. Please bring in crossword puzzles, pens, shaving cream, razors, deodorant, Pringles, unscented baby wipes, sun screen or any non-perishable food item from March 27 to March 31. You may drop off your donations to RHO Kappa members during both lunches. See Ms. Chandler or Mrs. Simpson for more information.

RHO Kappa members that have yet to pay dues need to see Ms. Chandler or Mrs. Simpson, ASAP.

Monday, March 20, 2017

ShowCat's Dinner Theater and Competition Results

Save the date now for our Annual Nitro ShowCat and SophistiCat Dinner Theater. Come out for a great dinner and a great time at Beni Kedem on April 23rd. Show times will be 12:30, 3:30, and 6:00. Ticket Price is $18.00, a reserved table for $250.00. Menu will be River's Edge Baked Steak, mashed potatoes, green beens, rolls, salad, dessert, and beverage. Silent Auction will be available also. Please come out and support these wonderful young men and women. Tickets will be available from any ShowCat or SophistiCat member beginning Friday, March 24th, 2017.

Congratulations to the Nitro ShowCats for placing in the top three in Asheville Ohio, Teays Valley High School Show Choir Competition this past weekend. The ShowCats rocked the stage, as Hayley Magann was awarded Outstanding Performer, and Louisa Smith was awarded Overall Outstanding Female Soloist. Finally, the Nitro ShowCats brought home 1st runner up to Grand Champion. Way to go ShowCats! You make Nitro proud, and are a great representation of our fine students at Nitro High School.

Friday, March 17, 2017

DECA Members

DECA members that qualified to compete in Anaheim, California MUST have there signed permission form turned in to Ms. Mangus TODAY! This form must be turned back in whether you can attend or not. If it is not turned in today, you cannot go to Anaheim. No exceptions!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

DECA Winners

We would like to congratulate the Nitro High DECA students for their outstanding performances at the WV State DECA Career Development Conference this past weekend.

Third Place: Whitney Smith Principles of Hospitality, Lydia Strickland and Hailey Hagerman Innovation Business Plan

Second Place: Keaira Baldwin and Katie Carnefix Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making, Lucas Nichols and Jayden Taylor Sports and Entertainment Team Decision Making, Cobey Garbin Sports and Entertainment Series, Drake Hoybach Automotive Services Series, Jennifer Bailey Retail Merchandising Series, Starla Hager Quick Serve Restaurant Series, Kayla Fleetwood Principles of Business and Administration.

First Place: Jordan Larck Principles of Marketing, Savannah Turley Principles of Finance, Laura Crist Personal Financial Literacy, Nick Withrow Food Marketing Series, Cassie Stewart Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series, Tori Porterfield Accounting Applications Series, Jacob Arnott Restaurant and Food Service Series, Kiara Cline and Alexis Grbac Creative Marketing Chapter Project, Logan Gunter and Hannah Lawrence Financial Literacy Chapter Project,

Congratulations and have fun in Anaheim, California!!!

Congratulations to Nick Withrow for being selected as the February Member of the Month by West Virginia DECA and receiving a $500 scholarship to the college or university of his choice.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Baseball Tickets

Tickets for the opening baseball game which will be held on Friday, March 17th will be on sale during both lunches on Friday. Cost for a student ticket is $4.

Also, tickets for the opening softball double-header which will be held on Saturday, March 18th, will be sale during both lunches on Friday. Cost for a student ticket is $4.


At Loveland Ohio, on February 25th, The Nitro ShowCats were awarded 2nd in their class, moved on to finals, and were awarded 4th runner up to Festival Grand Champions. John Brumley was awarded outstanding male soloist, and Angel Graham was awarded Outstanding Performer.

On March 4th, Louisa Smith was selected as a participant on the West Virginia Music Educators Honors Concert and was also selected as a member of the West Virginia All State Chorus.

On March 10th, 27 members of the ShowCats and SophistiCats were selected to the Kanawha County All County Chorus where they performed an outstanding concert, and made Nitro proud, wearing their brand new robes. Louisa Smith was selected as a soloist for Bridge Over Troubled Water, and Chelyan Smith was selected as a member of an Octet featured on It Takes a Village. Way to go Kids.

Keep Making Nitro Proud.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017


DECA members with gold pass meet in Mrs. Marshall's room Thursday, March 9th during anchor.

All Completers

All business and ROTC completers will meet during Anchor in Mrs. Marshall's room on Wednesday, March 8th. All gold pass students need to attend.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Talent Show

At Nitro High School we know we have tons of wildcats who have hidden talents. Wednesday, April 19th Nitro will be holding their own TALENT SHOW right here, during school--get excited.

March 22 we will start gathering talented acts who are interested in competing in this year's NHS TALENT SHOW. Be getting your acts together and coming up with a plan--more info later on when and how to sign up!

Prom Tickets

Also, Don't forget to purchase your Prom Tickets!! Prom is May 6th and the Current price is $30 per person. Prices go up March 27th. See Mrs Kerber in room 215.