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Norwalk High School CAPT Schedule

The Science portion of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) will be given to all students in a 10th grade homeroom on Wednesday, March 11. It is imperative that your child arrive to the designated testing room (as indicated by the March 1st mailing) no later than 7:25. Students are encouraged to eat a nutritious, healthy breakfast before testing, and they should bring at least two, number 2 pencils and a pen to the test. General testing is scheduled to conclude at or around 10 a.m. All test takers must remain in school until 2:15 p.m.

Non-test takers should arrive at their bus stop 2 ½ hours after their regular time; school busses will drop students off at NHS no later than 10:00a.m. The first time block will begin at 10:10 a.m. Please refer to the schedule below:

Test Takers: All Grade 10 Students:

7:25: Arrive in designated test room

7:30 – 10:05: Science Tests 1 & 2 administered

All Students Grades 9-12:

  Period 8: 10:10-10:49

Period 4:  10:53-12:35 (Lunch)

 Period 5:  12:39-1:25

Period 6: 1:29-2:15

Drop 7

The science CAPT consists of five primary areas and has two fundamental components

 

   Students demonstrating mastery of the science assessment will be awarded a printed certificate from the state recognizing their accomplishment, which can also be included in their developing college portfolio. Additionally, NHS invites CAPT Scholars to a wonderful ceremony the following fall to recognize their efforts and achievements!

While NPS curricula and NHS instruction are aligned to meet and exceed the content standards of the CAPT there are additional resources for you and your child to explore:

 NHS online resource: https://sites.google.com/a/norwalkps.org/capt-review  

 CSDE released items: http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/csde/cedar/assessment/capt/released_items.htm  

 Twitter: @NHSCAPT  

If you have questions, please call E-House at 203.838-4481, ext. 13270.

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ATTENTION TO 9th, 10th and 11th STUDENTS AND PARENTS
The Subject Selection Process for the ‘15-‘16 school year is underway. Please make sure to sign the back to validate that your child shared this important information with you and you are aware of their courses. Students were expected to submit forms in Advisory Friday, 2/27 but for those of you have yet to return the sheets, please have your child return his or her sheet to the respective House office. The guidance staff will conduct individual meetings with students beginning the week of 3/2. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your child's Guidance Counselor.
 
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Norwalk High School’s Core Values and Beliefs


 

Norwalk High School, a community of students, teachers, administrators and families, embraces its diversity and encourages intellectual curiosity.
 
We value a safe, accepting culture rooted in a rigorous, relevant curriculum rich with technology and artistic expression.
 
We must challenge students to become knowledgeable, ethical citizens capable of making independent and collaborative decisions in real-world settings.
 
We must prepare students for the social, civic, and technological demands of the 21st century in order to effectively participate in an ever-changing global society.

Academic Competencies:

  • Students will demonstrate effective literacy skills by communicating through writing, reading and speaking.
  • Students will be critical thinkers and effective problem solvers in real-world settings.
  • Students will use technology ethically and effectively to enhance their learning.

Social Competencies:

  • Students will work effectively as a collaborative member of a group.
  • Students will participate responsibly in their education.
  • Students will communicate an understanding and empathy for global perspectives.

Civic Competencies:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to be contributing members of their community.


 Student Information

Congratulations to the 2015 NHS Scholastic Art Award winners;

1. Sam Zaref, Silver Key Award Grade 12, Painting,
Art Teacher: Mrs. Ellett

2. Maeve Bustell, Honorable Mention Award, Digital Art, Grade 11
Art Teacher: Ms. Delong

3. Michaela Lignelli, Honorable Mention Award, Grade 12, Drawing and Illustration,
Art Teacher: Ms. O’Connor
 

 NHS DAY Schedule

3/2-3/6

Monday 

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

D3

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D5  

D6

D7

 

 
 

 Calendar

3/10/2015 7:00 PM   PGP Meeting 
3/11/2015 7:30 AM   CAPT -Science-10th Grade 
3/13/2015 3:00 PM   NHS Jazz Festival 
3/14/2015 9:00 AM   MBI Can & Bottle Drive 
3/18/2015 6:30 PM   African-American Parent Outreach Group 
3/18/2015 7:00 PM   Dodgeball Tournament 
3/20/2015 7:00 PM   PGP Fashion Show  
3/26/2015 7:00 AM   Early DismissalNew 
3/26/2015 6:30 PM   Sophomore Spring Fling 
3/27/2015 7:00 AM   NO SCHOOL-PDNew 
(More Events...)

 School Contact Information

NORWALK HIGH SCHOOL
23 Calvin Murphy Drive
Norwalk, CT  06851
Phone: (203) 838-4481
Fax: (203) 899-2815
Click here to email school
 

SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Mr. Reginald Roberts 
robertsr@norwalkps.org

 


PRINCIPAL'S SECRETARY
Mrs. Jenina Rentas
(203) 838-4481
Ext. 13005

rentasj@norwalkps.org

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