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    Naples High School senior football player Chris Riley has been selected to play in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-America Bowl football game. The game will be played on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Kick-Off will be 9 pm and the game will be televised on Fox Sports 1. The Semper Fidelis All-America Bowl game is sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. A Marine Corps contingent will be on hand this Thursday, October 8th at 9 AM in the Naples High School gymnasium to present Chris with his Semper Fidelis All-America Bowl game jersey. The jersey presentation will last about 10-12 minutes and will be made in conjunction with a school-wide pep assembly for the 42nd annual Coconut Bowl football game which will be played this Friday night at Staver Field.

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    This announcement is for those students who plan on attending this year’s Homecoming Dance. Tickets for the dance, at a cost of $25.00 each.

    • On Tuesday, October 6th, only Seniors will be able to purchase tickets.
    • On Wednesday, October 7th, only Seniors and Juniors will be able to buy tickets.
    • On Thursday, October 8th, only Juniors and Sophomores will be able to purchase tickets. 
    • On Friday, October 9th, only Sophomores and Freshmen, as well as all pre-approved non-Naples HS students will be able to buy their tickets. 
    • Homecoming dance tickets will not be sold after Friday, October 9th

    Tickets will be sold in the auditorium DURING the lunch period only and only to those students who are not on the obligation list. If you even THINK you might be on the obligation list, you should check it immediately using your DESTINY account. All obligations must be paid through Mrs. Gatis in Student Services in Building One. Don’t wait until the days your class can purchase a ticket to take care of your obligation(s.) 

    All students, regardless of grade, must have a valid picture ID to purchase a homecoming ticket.  

    For those students who plan on bringing a non-Naples HS student date to the dance. Your completed and approved Non-NHS Student Homecoming Dance Application must be on file in the NHS activities office in Building One before you will be able to buy that student’s ticket. Applications have been available in the activities office for the past two weeks and are due to be returned not later than next Friday, October 2nd before 3 PM. Please note, it will take you some time to get the required signatures for the form to be properly completed. 

    The most important thing is this: If you plan on attending the Homecoming Dance, plan ahead!

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    Buy a Yearbook or

    NHS Yearbook are $80 now until October 31st.
    Prices go up to $90 on November 1st.
    Yearbooks can be ordered online until January 31st.

    For the form to place a Senior ad, click HERE.

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ENN school news for Wednesday, October 7th 

  • Today is the first Naples High School Blood drive for this school year! Students if you signed up to give blood, make sure you report to the Bloodmobile near the baseball field at your assigned time. If you did not turn in your parent consent form and you have it with you, you may take it to the Bloodmobile at your assigned time. TEACHERS if you are interested in giving blood today, just head to the sign-in table by the baseball field during your planning period or lunch. No appointment is necessary! Remember for every donation made, three lives are saved!
  • Scholar Bowl will meet today at lunch in Mrs. Cantor’s room. All members please attend. Payment for your club tee shirt is due, as well as your size preference. The shirts will be $15. You may pay with cash or a check payable to NHS with “Scholar Bowl Shirt” printed on the memo line. 
  • The TOMS Club is celebrating its World Sight Day this Thursday and they are inviting you to see “KINDness” through their eyes! So, the TOMS Club photo contest starts today and runs through Friday on Instagram. Here’s what to do:
    1. Take photos of “What kindness looks like through your eyes” 
    2. Tag @NHS_TOMS or Hash Tag #NHSKindEyes
    3.  Winners will be announced Monday, October 12th
  • Prizes Include: 
    • 50 Community Service Hours
    • one-month supply of Kind Bars
    • $50 Gas Card 
  • There will be multiple winners. Question? See Mrs. Stewart in room 11-105 at lunch today! 
  • Any TOMS Club member who has not paid their club dues has until end of school today to submit payment or forfeit their spot in the TOMS Club for the 2015-16 school year. 
  • Voting for the King and Queen will take place this Friday. Voting will take place by using your cell phone or laptop. So, please be ready to vote during the announcements on Friday. You will only have one chance to vote, and it will be during Friday’s announcements. So be sure to watch ENN on Friday!
  • Spirit Week is next week. Help your class earn points by dressing up each day with the following themes. Your teachers in your 6th period class will count how many students dress up and will add it to your class points. Have some fun and dress up next week! 
    • Monday: Character Day
    • Tuesday: Dynamic Duo
    • Wednesday: Blue/Gold Day; Class Color Day; NHS sports team day
    • Thursday: Throw Back Thursday (dress from the 40’s to the 80’s)
    • Friday: USA Day 
  • Senior pre-order t-shirts will take place in room 6-103. The cost is $15. Today is the last day to pre-order your shirt. 
  • The Junior class will still be selling pre-orders for the class t-shirts in the courtyard of building 4 and 5 today at lunch. 
  • Calling all freshmen!! Now is the time to get involved. Support your class and show your school spirit in the homecoming activities. Be sure to participate in the Homecoming Olympics, cart building and water balloon toss. Sign-ups going on now in room 2-203. All freshmen interested in participating, sign up during lunch Thursday and Friday in room 2-203. 
  • The Culinary Club will meet today during lunch in room 2-108. You must pay your $10 dues to participate! 
  • Key Club member, the meeting will be held today in the gym during lunch to discuss upcoming events. Please make sure to attend. 
  • Kids Can will meet today at lunch be there! Questions? See Mr. Freydberg. 
  • Did you know that NHS has its very own Project Unify Flag Football team? The team will have its first game next week before the homecoming football game. Hopefully you will go out and cheer them on. 
  • The Rubik’s Cube club will meet today during lunch in room 4-104. All are welcome! 
  • Suncoast Schools Eagle Branch will be open tomorrow for business in the library media center during lunch. Stop by to open an account or to do your banking. This quarter, staff and students banking with the branch will be in a drawing for a $50 VISA card. They look forward to seeing you. 
  • Seniors, if you are Hispanic or of Hispanic descent and are interested in applying for a $10,000 scholarship, see Mrs. Holderfield in 5-111 anytime this week at lunch. 
  • Golden Girls banner building will be Thursday after school in room 6-103. 
  • National Honor Society members! The first meeting will be held in the Blue Gym this Friday at lunch. They will be discussing their canned food drive and opportunities for public service hours. All members, new and old, are required to turn in their $10 dues at this meeting. This is a mandatory meeting, so mark your calendars!!! Remember, Friday, blue gym, lunch time, be there! 
  • The 42nd annual Coconut Bowl is this Friday! Come out early to the game for the SGA Tailgate Party that starts at 6 p.m. in the green space.  There will be all sorts of fun things to do such as volleyball, corn hole, limbo, face painting, and NHS tattoos are just to name a few. The Sizzle Truck and the Kona Truck will be on hand to provide food and drinks and to top it all off the NHS drum line will be providing the rhythmic entertainment! So, come out early and enjoy yourself before the Coconut Bowl!! 
  • Get your Beak Out T-shirts during lunch near building 5, or stop in at Mr. Rife’s room anytime. The cost is $15. 
  • Even though the NHS girls volleyball team lost a thrilling five-set match to Barron Collier, the atmosphere was great for “Pretty In Pink” night. 
  • There will be an organizational meeting for all boys interested in playing soccer this year in Coach Prange’s room (8-103) Thursday at 11:50 during lunch. 
  • Yesterday in the Collier Athletic Conference tournament, the NHS Boys Golf team finished third with a 318. John Gareau had a 77, Connor Jaffe a 78, Bryce Watkins a 79, C.J. Franz an 84 and Jacob Akins with an 84. Next up for the boys will be the District Tournament on October 12th. 
  • The Naples Girls Golf team came in second with a score of 352. Emily Black was medalist with a great score of 69. Daniella Brito tied for ninth with an 89.