Welcome, students, staff, parents and community members to the 2016-17 school year.
Our school year begins Monday, August 22 at 8:20 AM sharp. Students should come to school ready to start classes with a notebook, pencil or pen, and a fresh mindset that a commitment to hard work, daily reading and writing, and a willingness to get involved in school activities.
Wedensday, September 14: Great Texas Pick-up (Meet the Teacher).
Wednesday, October 5: Homecoming parade
Friday, October 7: Homecoming football game (vs. Little Elm)
Saturday, October 8: Homecoming Dance @ NSHS
Wedensday, October 19: PSAT testing on campus for freshmen, sophomores and seniors.
Students and Parents:
Articles of Interest (copy and paste URL into your browser)
04-12-2016 Why Phones Don’t Belong in School
11-24-14 The Power of Teacher-to-Teacher Feedback
11-11-14 The Case for College
11-11-14 Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results
11-11-14 Creating Classrooms for Social Justice
Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes
A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop
Encouraging student questioning
Thank you for sending your children to Newman Smith High School.
At your service,