Senior Showcase 2014

End of year show for NWSA Visual Arts seniors

Senior showcase at Artseen, 2215 NW 2nd Avenue in the Wynwood section, 6 to 9 PM on Friday, May 30th.

This is the summary show of the senior class’s four years of visual arts exploration at New World. Come enjoy with them as they walk across this important threshold in their lives!


Students attending prom on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 will be dismissed at 11:25 am as per the previously arranged field trip form.

If there is a need for earlier dismissal due to an emergency, a parent or guardian listed on the emergency contact card must physically present themselves to room 5605 and see Ms. Alvarez or Ms. Pazos for approval.

This is Ms. Alvarez with important reminders for the month of May:

  • Thursday, May 1st, Interim Progress Reports will be distributed to students during their homeroom class.
  • Thursday, May 1st and Friday May 2nd are the US History EOC Makeups.
  • Friday, May 2nd is the Senior Prom at Hotel Intercontinental. Prom will be from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Any students signing out early MUST have a parent physically present.
  • Saturday, May 3rd, there will be SAT testing for those Juniors and Seniors who have registered.
  • Monday, May 5th-Friday, May 16th we will begin with AP Testing. Please visit the NWSA site (under high school activities calendar) for detailed information.
  • Monday, May 5th-Friday, May 9th are the Biology EOC exams.
  • Friday, May 9th is the opening of the High School Spring Dance Concert at the New World Dance Theater located on the 8th floor at 7:30 PM. General admission is $12.00. May 10th, 15th, 16th and 17th are additional dates for this performance.
  • Monday, May 12th -Wednesday, May 14th is the Algebra I EOC exams.
  • Wednesday, May 14th-Saturday, May 17th, All in the Timing will be held in the Louise O. Gerrits Theater located on the 8th floor at 7:30 PM. General admission will be $12.00. Sunday, May 18th, they will have this performance at 2:00 PM.
  • Monday, May 19th and Tuesday, May 20th are the Geometry EOC exams.
  • Thursday, May 22nd, they High School Wind Ensemble, Orchestra and Camerata will be performing at the Miami Dade College North Campus in the Lehman Theater. This performance will begin at 7:00 pm. General admission will be $10.00.
  • Thursday, May 22nd, the High School Dance Senior Showcase will begin at 2:00 PM and at 7:30 PM in the New World Dance Theater. General admission will be $5.00.
  • Monday, May 26th is Memorial Day. NWSA will be closed.
  • Tuesday, May 27th, there will be a PTSA General Meeting at 6:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, May 28th is the Graduation Ceremony at the Olympia Theater at Gusman Center at 7:30 PM.
  • Friday, May 30th is the Senior Showcase Exhibition at NWSA Artseen Gallery at 6:00 PM.
  • Friday, May 30th is the End of Year Chorus Concert at First Presbyterian Church at 7:00 PM.

The senior prom is this Friday, May 2, at the Intercontinental Hotel, 7:00-11:00 pm.

Seniors are excused from school at lunch time.

There is a very important orientation this Saturday, April 26, Building 5, for all students and parents. It is early so don’t go dancing too much past midnight Friday prior:

  • Music and Theater students: Please arrive at 8:30 am.
  • Dance and Visual Art students: Please arrive at 10:30 am.

On arriving, pickup information in the lobby and you will be directed to the 8th floor for a general presentation. Participants will continue to a strand orientation afterwards, beginning at 10:00 am for the early group and at 12:00 pm for the later group.

New Student Orientation is at 6 p.m. in room 1260. That’s building 1, second floor. MAP

  • Class selection will be made.
  • The PTSA will be there as well, to take memberships and answer questions.
  • The art Booster clubs will be represented, to take memberships and provide information.

As a reminder, there will be a another orientation, this one for the art strands on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 8:45 a.m. for Music and Theater, and beginning at 10:45 a.m. for Dance and Visual Arts.