Our Project Unify students asked Nikki and Amanda to prom! They surprised them by bringing them into the gym and there was a group of students holding balloons and signs.
In the photo from left to right: Brittany Pockat, Amanda Sarrow, Christine John, Samantha Hinton, Joshua Lacko, Courtney Heller, Tess Osiecki, Emily Saltenberger, Nikki Deditz, Tara VandenBoom, and Cali Sanborn.
Attention NPHS Project UNIFY Members:
Learn to Skate will begin Wednesday, January 8th. Participants will meet everyWednesday from 3:15 -3:45. Meet in the HS Commons at 3:00 – the bus will depart promptly at 3:05 and you will need to find your own transportation back from the arena. If you choose to drive yourself, you will need written permission from your parents. You will be required to wear a helmet on the ice. If you need skates or a helmet, please see Mr. Rhode in the PE department. Don't forget to pick up a participation form from the office.
Students at Northland Pines High School have an opportunity to participate in Project UNIFY. Special Olympics Project UNIFY® is an education-based project that uses sports and education programs to activate young people to develop school communities where all youth are agents of change – fostering respect, dignity and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities.
Students have participated in unified sports programs including: Cheer and Dance, Basketball Skills, Learn to Skate and Track and Field. In addition, students have bi-monthly meetings during which the engage in activities to promote tolerance and inclusion.
The results are in! Congratulations to our 2013-2014 NPHS Project UNIFY officers:
Co-Presidents- Courtney Heller, Jonah Parsons and Sami Hinton
Co-Secretaries- Cooper Kerner, Nikki Deditz and Josh Lacko
Special Events Coordinators- Amanda Farrow, Carly Ridderbush and Sydney Kamentz.
Seven Project UNIFY officers attended the Badger Football game on Saturday, November 30th.
Special Olympics Wisconsin provided our group with 10 free tickets to the game. Students in attendance were Courtney Heller, Jonah Parsons, Sami Hinton, Josh Lacko, Nikki Deditz, Sydney Kamentz, and Carly Ridderbush.
Nikki Deditz- District Celebration Night
NPHS Project UNIFY homecoming float 2012
Group picture- basketball skills 2012
David and Austin- Game Day 2012
NPHS Project UNIFY Fans in the Stands
Unified Snowshoeing Group Picture 2012
Kylie and Megan- Game Day 2012
Learn to Skate group picture
Cheer and Dance group 2011
Polar Plunge 2012
Courtney Heller's speech at District Celebration Night
Learn to Skate Skills Demonstration
Jonah's speech at District Celebration Night
Dylan Weber- District Celebration Night
Amanda suiting up for basketball skills demonstration
Concealed Carry Law & Schools Wisconsin's Concealed Carry Law went into effect Nov. 1, 2011. No one, including a concealed-carry licensee, can carry a firearm on school grounds. This includes school buildings, athletic fields, recreation areas, and property owned, used or operated for school administration. For more information on the Concealed Carry Law, please visit http://www.doj.state.wi.us/dles/cib/