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www.nhstribune.com • Vol. 65 Issue 4 • December 2011

New recycle bins can be found in 18 different locations around NHS. To find about more about the new bins visit http:// www.nhstribune. com

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The new classroom building is set to open after winter break. The building includes space for dance, art and other classes.

Upcoming Events Jan. 6-7: CODA Clinic at OU Jan. 10-11: Zero hour finals Jan. 12-13: Finals Jan 13: End of second nine weeks Jan. 16: No school for Martin Luther King day Jan. 17: Third nine weeks begins Jan. 20: Speech/ Debate at Seminole Jan. 25: FFA Ripley Sophomore Conference Photo by Tanner Satterthwaite

Scholarships ESA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Information about the scholarships, requirements and applications are available on the ESA web site. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2012 Central Oklahoma Mensa Scholarship Essay Competition OK Mensa will award multiple scholarships. Visit www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships Deadline: Jan. 15, 2012 Scan the QR code to visit the Tiger Tribune Web site.

Many people, including students from both Norman High School and Norman North High School, chose to give back to the community by ringing bells for Salvation Army. Bell ringers can be found in many spots across Norman, including both Wal-Marts, Hobby Lobby and Sam’s Club.

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Preparing for finals is a part of the holiday season, adding to students stress. In addition to studying during this time of year, students must also juggle additional holiday hours at work.


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Breakfast foods are one of Madden’s favorite things to cook because breakfast is his favorite meal of the day. Almond Roca, a butterscotch toffee is also a favorite creation of Madden’s.

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Many people think of Madden as an athlete but what most people don’t realize is that he is also a longtime cook. Madden has been cooking since he was 12 years old.

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December 2011

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Sports Bites Athletes of the Month Boy: Rico Hogan Girl: Albany Anderson

Upcoming Events Dec. 27-29: Boys Basketball at Denton Texas tournament Dec. 28-30: Girls Basketball at Del City tournament Jan. 3: Basketball vs. Midwest City Jan. 5-7: Boys Basketball at Bishop McGuinness tournament Jan. 5-7: Girls Basketball at Westmoore tournament Jan. 7: Wrestling At Salina Kansas tournament Jan. 10: Swimming vs. Tulsa Union Jan. 13: Basketball vs. Westmoore Jan. 14: Wrestling Mid-State Conference tournament Jan. 17: Basketball vs. Southmoore Jan. 17: Wrestling vs. Westmoore Jan. 24: Wrestling vs. Moore Jan. 27: Basketball at North Jan. 31: Basketball at Del City Jan. 3: Basketball vs.Moore

Signing Senior softball player Carson Osborne has signed a national letter of intent to play softball at the university of Mid America

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The Tiger boys basketball team defeated Westmoore 6246 winning the Durant tournament.

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With regular practice since September, the Norman Swim team, made up of members from both Norman and North, dove into the season competing with Broken Arrow Dec. 6. At press time, standings were not available as the season continues with more meets in December.

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The Tiger Wrestling Team is going to a tournament in Salina Kansas Jan 7 this is tiger head coach Bo Maynes hometown. This is the tigers third straight year to travel to Salina.

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season, the lady Tigers lost the game that took place right before 42-39. Senior Grant Ladner helps his teammates by driving into the lane.

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Norman High School

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Santa Claus, trees holiday icons Santa Claus rarely changes through the years; always red and jolly Christmas trees vary in color, size, shape, decorations.

The forever popular aluminum Christmas tree provided by Katie Goodnight, is a classy choice for those who want to stand out during the holiday season.

Show your support of Norman High School support with this orangerific Christmas tree! This tree is provided by Orange Leaf.

The long loved traditional green ornament filled Christmas tree is always a crowd pleaser. Provided by The Schrank family.

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