Section 3 Championships Concessions: Volunteers Needed

20674168984_31de2cd6ab_kThe Section 3 Boys Swimming and Diving Championships are quickly approaching and we need more volunteers to staff concessions. Many volunteer slots are available for February 14, 15, and 17.  It’s fun, easy, and only a few hours of your time. Best of all, proceeds go to the Nottingham swim program, Booster Club, and FACES.

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Nottingham Cooking Club competing at Salt City DISHES

DISHES imageThe Nottingham Cooking Club is one of the five finalist groups for the Salt City DISHES event happening on Sunday, February 18 at the Bishop Harrison Center (All Saints Parish).

DISHES is an annual event that brings together the Syracuse community to share a delicious locally-sourced meal, listen to one another’s suggestions for community-based innovative projects, and vote on the idea that has the most potential. A micro-grant of $2,000 and a second $500 prize is then awarded to the audience favorite.

Nottingham teachers and Cooking Club founders Justin Petranchuk and Jimmy Smith will be presenting. Consider buying a ticket to support this group and enjoy a great night of delicious food and community engagement.

This year’s meal will be provided by the With Love Restaurant’s current “restauranteur in residence,” Venus Likulumbi, inspired by Savannah, with hints of her family roots in Congo and the Philippines. Live music will be provided by Upstate NY singer/songwriter Taryn Surprenant.

Purchase tickets here ($20/$40)

National Honor Society Scholars

NHS-LOGO-TMCongratulations to this year’s newest inductees to Nottingham’s National Honor Society. We are so proud of your hard work!

National Honor Society Pledge:

I pledge myself to uphold the high purposes of the National Honor Society, to which I have been selected.

Striving in every way by word and deed to make its ideals, the ideals of my school, and my life.

I will be true to the principles for which it stands. I will be loyal to my school and maintain and encourage high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

Special thanks to:

Tom Little, Anne Daviau, Naomi Ali , Shannon Cean, Tom Azzolino, Theresa Johnson, Karen Schneider, the custodial staff, and David Maynard.

And here are our honorees: Continue reading

Volunteers & Donations Still Needed for “Love, Sex and the IRS!”

Nottingham parents and friends –
“Hell Weekend” is nearly upon us (11/11 and 11/12) and we need your help to provide food for the cast and crew who will be hard at work getting ready for the play.
We also need help with setup and selling raffle tickets, Wishes and Kisses, etc. before the performances (11/17,18,19).
Please sign up here to help out for either or both weekends – any and all help is appreciated! Donations of Hershey Kisses are also welcome!
Thank you!!

2016 Nottingham Graduate Abshir Yerow Wins National Track Championship

abshir2016 Nottingham graduate, Abshir Yerow, is named Northeast Region Athlete of the Year, First Team All American and winner of the National Championship in the 5-mile race at Holyoke Community College in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Here’s the link to the story:

https://news.sunyocc.edu/2017/11/07/cross-country-national-champion/

Congratulations, Abshir!

November Brings Opportunities for Teacher Conferences

The month of November brings some changes to the regular school week schedule, so please mark your calendars:

Tues, Nov 7 – Superintendent’s Conference Day. No school for students; teacher conferences at Nottingham from 12:30-3 pm

Fri, Nov 10 – No school in observance of Veterans Day

Tues, Nov 14 – Half day for students; teacher conferences at Nottingham from 12:30-3 pm

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Nov 22, 23 and 24 – No school; Thanksgiving break

If you want to schedule a conference with a particular Nottingham teacher, call Bonnie Schultz at 435-4391 and she will ask the teacher to contact you. Or you can email the teacher by clicking on Building Staff from the menu on the left of the Nottingham school page, located here: http://www.syracusecityschools.com/nottingham

Support Fall Play – Love, Sex and the IRS

Each year Nottingham’s theater troupe, the Meadowbrook Harlequins, produces a fall play and a spring musical.  This fall’s play is Love, Sex, and the IRS.  The production is completely run by students with the assistance of staff advisors.  Students design, construct, and paint the set; make costumes; design props; and operate the lighting and sound systems, very rare for high school productions.

Here’s how you can support the theater troupe:  support fall play Love, Sex and the IRS

Deadlines Announced for 2018 Yearbook

The Nottingham yearbook staff has shared the following information about deadlines for ordering a year book, submitting senior portraits, baby pictures and senior quotes and creating tribute ads from parents.

Also included is a form for businesses to run an a in the 2018 yearbook to show support for Nottingham.  Parent businesses are encouraged to support the yearbook as are neighborhood businesses.

Yearbook order info

senior portrait, baby picture, important due dates

Senior quote – what to say

2018 yearbook parent tribute ad

2018 ad form for businesses

Picture Days Are October 18 and 19

Please remember that Lifetouch picture days (for the 2017-2018  Nottingham yearbook) are Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19thFor seniors, please plan on getting your picture taken regardless if you are using a private photographer for your yearbook picture.
Picture orders can be made online here:  Lifetouch picture orders

Picture re-take day is Friday, December 1st.

If you choose to submit a senior picture from a private photographer for the yearbook, the deadline is also December 1st. Please contact yearbook advisor Mr. Gomez at agomez34 [at] scsd [dot] us  for details about this process.

Look for information to come home this week from your student about the 2018 yearbook.