Principal Newsletter 2/22/2021

NEHS Principal Update

Principal’s Note

This week brings another full five days of classes.  We dive into the third week of Forecasting – please see below for important reminders about this process of planning for next school year and thank you in advance for your help and participation!  Our first sports season gets underway on Monday and there is trivia for students on Tuesday night.  Things are busy, but we are excited about the additional opportunities for students.  As always, if there are questions, please reach out!

Take care!

Schedule for this Week

This week is a full five-day week. Below is the schedule for the week.  For a complete bell schedule and calendar, please see our website at:
Monday: ‘A’ day (P1, P2, P3), live instruction begins at 8:30 am
Tuesday: ‘B’ day (P4, P5, P0), live instruction begins at 8:30 am
Wednesday: Advisory, live at 10:15 am
Thursday: ‘A’ day (P1, P2, P3), live instruction begins at 8:30 am
Friday: ‘B’ day (P4, P5, P0), live instruction begins at 8:30 am

Forecasting Week 3

Thank you for the support in reminding your students about forecasting over the last couple of weeks!  During Advisory this week on February 24thstudents will officially enter course requests into Synergy.  Remember that the course selection handbook and the forecasting worksheets should be used as tools when choosing classes.  Please take time to go over your student’s choices at home and feel free to visit our website for lots of updated information, instructional videos, and links to all of the materials for forecasting – including our Electives Fair!  The course selection window will open during Advisory on February 24th and students will be able to add, remove, make changes, or updates to their course selections until March 3rd.

Athletic Update – Season 2 Set to Start

Official Season 2 practice begins on Monday, 2/22/21, for all sports below:

  • Football, Soccer, Cross Country, Cheer, Dance, Volleyball

The following is required of all Season 2 athletes:

Please see the following memo for sport-specific details:
NEHS Athletic Update for the week of 2/22/21

Please reach out to Athletic Director, Corey Nicholsen, with any questions at (541) 790-4507 or (541) 285-6115, or via email at

Yearbook Deadline – Senior Baby Ads

Senior recognition ads (also known as baby ads) are available to purchase now. Congratulate your student in the annual Graduation Messages in the yearbook! Graduation messages are a great way for parents, guardians, or loved ones to show their pride for their graduating senior! Space is limited, so reserve a place for your graduating senior by February 28, 2021 There are two ways to submit your photos and text. Baby Ad Form – this is the preferred way Email


Opportunities to Connect & Extend

The University of Oregon SAIL program has many opportunities available to students on an on-going basis.  Check them out below!

Presentations by UO Faculty
Wednesday, February 24th, 11:45 am-12:45 pm
Topic: “Afro-Futurism”
Featured: Martha Ndakalako-Bannikov, Graduate Teaching Fellow, UO Comparative Literature Department

College and Career Readiness Workshops
Wednesday, February 24th, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Topic: Career Skills-Resumes, Community Service, & Interviews
Featured: UO Career Center

For more and on-going opportunities, please visit:


NEHS Community Connection!

Hey NEHS students & teachers!  Looking for a fun way to have a friendly competition with your fellow high school community?!  Your ASB is hosting a Trivia Night on TUESDAY evenings!!  Details on the ASB Canvas page.


Student Spotlight 

We are pleased to honor Rocio Lopez Padilla as our February student of the month! Staff shared the following about Rocio:
She is a leader in the classroom and treats others with kindness and patience.
When she encounters a challenge she faces it head-on.
She is a motivated, hard-working, and thoughtful student.
Well done, Rocio! Thank you to the Eugene Airport Rotary Club for recognizing students each month.

Stay connected

As information this year is ever-changing, please see our website for current updates.  This will be where we place news updates and links to needed information.

Our building is currently closed, but phone lines are open!  541-790-4500

Please email us at:

Go Highlanders!

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