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1 Getting to Know Your School
Tuesday September 1st

2 What is Nogales? Can anyone guess what the word “Nogales” actually means? Nogales is a Spanish word meaning “walnut trees”. Why do you think our school was given this name? It originated from the neighboring city of Walnut.

3 What is the Nogales HS Alma Mater?
Nogales High School Glory to our Alma Mater Reaching for the Sky Stands a shrine that lives forever Never shall she die. Sing her praises Dear Nogales Green and White our colors fly. True to thee we’ll be forever True to Nogales High!

4 What are ESLR’s? ESLR is an acronym that we use at Nogales to define our students. It stands for Essential School-wide Learning Results. The ESLR’s are: Effective Communicators Critical Thinkers Performance Achievers Responsible Citizens

5 Who are the Nogales Administrators?
Principal: Dr. Nancy Padilla Learning Director: Mr. Mark Anderson Vice Principals: Mr. Doi Johnson Mr. Sam Oramas Mr. Ray Saenz

6 Nogales Trivia Which administrators were students at Nogales?
Mr. Saenz and Mr. Johnson both attended Nogales High School.

7 Nogales Counselors At Nogales, we are lucky to have counselors that can help students with class academic and personal guidance. Beth Denny (A – Garcia) Aida Sandoval (EL students and Gard – Mc) Kate Valdez (Me – Pa) Vicki Dayton (Pe – Z) Sara Hall (AVID and Honors) Dou you know who your counselor is?

8 Nogales Library Our Nogales library is not only used for high school, students but is used as a community library where kids and adults of all ages can come and use its resources. One way to complete some CAR hours is by tutoring elementary students with their homework on Mondays-Thursdays from 3-6 after school. See the librarian after school! Library hours are Mon.-Thurs. from 3-7 and Sat. 10-2

9 Sports and Clubs Nogales H.S. offers many sports programs, clubs, and organizations that students of all ages can join. Band and Color guard 

10 Nogales Sports Nogales sports range from football to badminton to water polo to volleyball. There are different sports available in the fall, winter, and spring. Check with coaches to see when your sport of interest is starting try-outs.

11 Want to join a sport?

12 First Varsity Home Games of the Fall Season
Sport Date Competing School Time Girls’ Volleyball September 14, 2009 Nogales vs. Pioneer 6:00pm @ Nogales Cross Country Thursday September 24, 2009 Nogales vs. TBA 4:00 Park Girls’ Tennis Thursday September 10, 2009 Nogales vs. Northview 3:15pm Boys’ Water Polo Tuesday September 15, 2009 Nogales vs. La Puente Varsity Football Friday September 18, 2009 (Link Crew Tailgate) Nogales vs. Ontario 7:00pm @ Nogales HS

13 Academic Clubs Nogales also offers lots of clubs that are academically enriched, like Academic Competition, IB/Questers, Sociedad Honararia Hispanica, and the National Honor Society.


15 Nogales Physics Team Nogales’ Physics team won the Solar Cup competition Lake Skinner near Temecula in This team was led by physics teacher, Mr. Chavez!

16 Here’s a list of clubs Nogales offers
Filipino Club Barkada Modern Club Coons, Virginia W9 Band Pollock, Bradley H1 Best Buddies Babitz, Michelle E2 Choir Aquino, Bryant H2 Foklorico/Salsa Club Zumaeta, Estrella W3 Spanish Honor Society Herencia Latina Club F12 Drama Club Trigg, Robin Emerald Dance Team Nelson, Donna ASB Future Farmer’s of Club Schlarmann, Robert B11 Faith Club Haywood, Carla C2 Gay & Straight Club Gospel Chorus Club McQueen, Patricia C1 Hip Hop Dance Club Aquino/Coffer Kitty Rescue Crusade Club Leadership (ASB) Key Club Polidano, Jessica B4 Link Crew National Art Honor’s Society Club Ellison, Jim D4 Cheer Jefferson, Latoya Snackateria Photo Club Miller, Skelly C5 Poetry Club Cofer, Cory F5 Scroll Newspaper Zelnick, Erika G5 World Languages Club Serrano, Cynthia G6 Yearbook Najar, Olivia G10

17 School Pride At Nogales, we take pride in our school, and we show it during the pep rallies. As freshmen, you will be able to show off your 2012 pride by wearing your class color- Yellow!!

18 STAR Achievers Nogales H.S. has had a school
carnival inviting all students that performed outstandingly on the state tests the last 3 years in a row!

19 Freshman Orientation Freshman Orientation was an awesome introduction to Nogales students led by Ms. Polidano and our outstanding Link Crew leaders!

20 If you weren’t there, here’s a little of what you missed…


22 So this year Freshmen… Don’t get caught messing up by this guy

23 …get involved…. Clubs Activities ASB Tutoring Sports Band AP/IB/Honors classes Drama Community leaders Be a friend!!!

24 …and take pride in your school!!!

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