On Friday May 2nd, the NAHS College & Career Corner sponsored a group of NAHS Seniors to attend College Signing Day at UTSA. This event celebrated the culmination of Destination College Week. Graduating seniors from across San Antonio committed to going to college and to successfully finish once there. Students were able to hear inspiring messages from UTSA President Dr. Ricardo Romo, Mayor Julian Castro, and keynote address speaker, First Lady Michelle Obama.
The NAHS English Department is excited to announce the campus winners of the May Day Poetry contest. The winners are 10th grader J. Brown with his poem, "When the War Ends" and 9th grader Y. Fuentes with his poem, "Metal and Wood". Their poems may be publised in NISD's poetry anthology. [To read their poems.]
Since 1996, schools, publishers, booksellers, writers, and poets have been celebrating the vital place of poetry in American culture. April is National Poetry Month and the students at NAHS celebrated by experimenting with different poetry genres. Students joined together across grade-levels and participated in workshops focusing on acrostic poems, diamante poetry, freestyle poetry, and found poetry. From these workshops, completed poems were judged for submission possibilities for NISD’s May Day Celebration.
Warren High School will host a “Student Aid San Antonio” Saturday event this Saturday, March 22, to help students and parents apply for college financial aid. The event is free and open to students from all NISD high schools. Parents of NAHS students may attend on their student's behalf. [Read more...]