Crossroads Library Help

Do you have a steady hand and an eye for detail? Mrs. Burgess is looking for some volunteers to work in the library after school on Mondays and Wednesdays reshelving books and processing new books to put into circulation. Hours would be from 2:30 to 4:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays in the IMC. A late bus is available at 4:00 for students who live in the district.

West Fest School Carnival

West Oakview is hosting  West Fest School Carnival on February 7th from 5:20-8:00 pm.  Help West and have fun earning volunteer hours.  They need help with face painting and running games. Go to their sign up genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044daeab28a0fb6-west2  


Gilda's Club

Help brighten someone's day by providing a meal at Gilda's Club this Thursday.  Our plan is to provide a taco bar.  Please go to sign up genius to bring a dish.  You may drop off Thursday prior to 3:30.  If you are unable to make a dish, consider making a monetary donation to help offset the cost.


Looking for something to do this Saturday?  Consider helping at the Northview Craft Show which is held at the high school.  Shifts are available between  9:00-12:00  and 12:00pm - 3:00 pm.  Email Stacy at 2019sanp@gmail.com to let her know you are interested.  See Remind for the handout.


Fountain Hill Center Holiday Open House

Join the staff of Fountain Hill Center as they host their Holiday Open House on December 6.  Mrs. Menhart will pick up volunteers at Crossroads at 3:00 pm.  She will provide a healthy snack/light meal.   After the open house, she will drop off volunteers back to school by 8:00 pm.  We are looking for four-five volunteers who would like to help this non-profit organization.  Jobs would include helping set up, serving punch, etc.  Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-fountain


Giving Tuesday - November 27

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is fast approaching- November 27th.   Please consider helping support Crossroads National Junior Honor Society.  This group of young people strive to make our community a better place through giving of their time, talents, and treasures.  Together they have decided to give to various causes this year. We are working to support Gilda’s Club, Senior Meals on Wheels, and Northview Mobile Library.  Your employee might match your gift. The following employers participate in the matching gifts programs specifically for K-12 education:

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Charles Schwab
Coca-Coal Company
Delta Airlines
DTE Energy
Farmers Insurance Group
General Electric
Home Depot
Morgan Stanley
Northern Trust
Oppenheimer Funds
PNC Foundation
Principal Financial Group
Wells Fargo

If you are able to gift, please make checks payable to Northview Crossroads Middle School with National Junior Honor Society in the memo line.


Fountain Hill Center

Join Mrs. Menhart on November 5th at our meeting as she introduces us to an important organization in our community, Fountain Hill Center.   Fountain Hill Center is a nonprofit group who focuses on providing mental health counseling.  There are several ways we can help.  She will share those with us.

Please consider signing up for breakfast at least once this year.  See signup for November meeting   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-november 


Spooky Sprint

The Northview Education Foundation is hosting its annual Spooky Sprint on Saturday, October 20.  NJHS members can sign up to work the event or run the event.   Volunteers will need to report to Boulder Creek located at 5750 Brewer Ave. Belmont, MI.  Please report at 8:00.  Volunteers will be done between 9:30 and 9:40 am.   See Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-spooky1


East Oakview's Fall Fest

East Oakview's Fall Fest is October 26th.  Please consider helping make this a great event.  The event runs from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Help is needed in the following categories:

Set Up 4:00-6:00 pm
The Event 6:00--7:30 pm
Clean Up 7:00-8:30 pm

Go to Signup Genius to sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-east4


West Oakview Volunteer Opportunities

Our Northview Community needs your help.  West Oakview's PTC is in need of volunteer babysitters for its meeting.  If you do not have anything going on the following dates, please consider helping.

October 11
November 15
December 13
January 17
February 28
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20

Please arrive at 6:15.  Meetings run until 7:30.  Meet Ms. Barnes in the gym.  Sign UP Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-west 


Northview Park Pool Fall Preparation

Saturday, September 15

Join members of the Northville Pool Association as they prepare for fall. Help is needed at the Northview pool to put away chairs and umbrellas for the season.  Volunteers will work for two hours - 9:00-1100.  

Northview Park
9-11 am
2800 Leelanau, GR 49425

If you have questions or would like to help, contact Heather Halligan by text or phone at 822-3117.



September 5 Meeting

Thank you for attending the NJHS early morning meeting.  The officers covered important information.  If you missed any of the dates, click on this September 5 PowerPoint.

Reminder:  If you are helping Ms. Malloure with the Grand River Clean Up this coming Saturday, please return form ASAP.  Plan on wearing something with Northview on it.

Shirt Orders due soon.  Shirt Order Form


Gilda's Club

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids provides free emotional healthcare to families and friends who are faced with cancer or grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause.  Each night people, young and old, come to Gilda's for special programming including dinner.

NJHS have the opportunity to help an amazing organization. We have two upcoming dates: April 24 and May 22. As a group, we need to prepare a meal including the main dish, side dish, salad, and dessert for 80 people.  There are several ways you can help:

1. Make a momentary donation to go towards the meal
2. Prepare a dish or two
3. Come serve and clean up.

Please consider helping with one or more of the options.  We are thinking of making various casseroles for the main dish.  To feed 80 people, we need approximately 10 casseroles,  6 large salads with toppings, as well as desserts.  Please go to sign up genius. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-gildas3

If you are making a monetary donation, please give to Mrs. Vogel by October 18.  If you are making a dish or bringing food items, you may drop office in the main office before 2:00 on October 24 or December 13.

We need two adult drivers and 6 to 8 student to prepare, serve, and clean up.  Meet at Crossroads in Mrs. Vogel's room at 3:00.  Our arrival time back to Crossroads is roughly 6:45. 


Crossroads Cafe

Mr. Klektoka and Mrs. Grinwis are requesting our help.  We need Crossroads Cafe morning help.  What does this mean?  It means many hands make light work.  After breakfast in the morning, we need workers who will help get the cafeteria ready for the day.  You would report between 7:30-7:35.  Your duties include cleaning tables as well as getting ready for the recycling of the lunch rays. You will return to Advisory between 7:45-:7:50.  You will sign up for a week at the time.  You may sign up for several weeks.  If you have questions, please see Mr. Klekotka or Mrs. Grinwis. Go to signup geniuswww.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-crossroads 


Mayors' Grand River Clean Up

Come out and help Ms. Malloure clean up the Grand River on September 8 from 9:00-1:00. This service opportunity is part of the Mayor's initiative.  Join others through Grand Rapids who want to keep the Grand River clean.  Meet Ms. Malloure at the 6th Street Bridge. See link for more information https://wmeac.org/mayors-grand-river-cleanup/.  If you are interested, sign up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-grand 

Grand River Clean Up Details


Welcome 2018-2019 NJHS Members

On behalf of the NJHS officers and myself,  we would like to thank everyone who helped at our orientation.  If you have not already done so, please sign up for Remind.  See Remind Directions.  Also be sure to follow us on Instagram.  If you would like to order a National Junior Honor Society t-shirt designed by our officers, please see NJHS shirt order form.  You may complete the form or email me your order.  Shirts are $10.00.  Orders are due September 20. 

Our first meeting is Wednesday, September 5 at 7:15 am in the IMC.  Please be on time. 

Service Opportunity:  East Oakview is in need of help with childcare during the PTC meetings. Two to three NJHS volunteers are needed from 6:30-7:30.  Meet in the gym.   See dates below.  Go to sign up genius.  East Oakview Childcare Sign Up Genius

September 12th
October 9th
November 14th
January 22nd
February 20th
March 12th
May 8th


Childcare Help Needed

When summer starts, your teachers are busy learning.  Want to help your teachers?  There are several days we need childcare.  If you are interested in volunteering, complete the following  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsA0uZb49wSKRhaLr0S8p3u_o7umB0rfd1n0_F9sloPqBMYg/viewform

8th Grade Farewell

8th Grade Farewell

Our 8th graders are soon leaving us soon to start their high school careers.  Please help give them the send off they deserve.  The Farewell will take place on Wednesday, May 30 from 7:30-8:10 in the cafeteria.  If you are on the decoration committee, please plan on decorating on Tuesday from 2:30-3:00.  See sign up genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0545a4ad22a0f94-8thgrade


Only One You Group Service Project

Only One You Group Service Project

The Crossroads National Junior Honor Society wants to work with our North Oakview students on a project called, Only One You.  This is based on a picture book about there being only one you in this great big world and how each person can make it a better place.  The story of Only One You and our NJHS group will inspire our children as they swim through the sea of life to make a difference.   During their project time, groups of NJHS students will come to your classroom to read the book, discuss, brainstorm and each student will paint a rock, while teachers have some personal planning time.  Then the NJHS students will take the rocks to create art along one of our a walkways. Sign Up www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-only 

May 14-18  2:15-3:00



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Youth Track

Northview Youth Track

The Northview Youth Track program relies on volunteers.  Please consider helping.  If you do sign up, note people are relying on you.  When working the track meets, you need to report by 5:00.  There will be a brief training.   

Please have them go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4eabad29a57-track1 to sign up.  Mrs. Draper will sign volunteer forms. 

Friday May 4 (Practice Meet)
5:30pm Field Events/6pm races
Friday May 11 (Meet #1)
5:30pm Field Events/6pm races
Friday May 18 (Meet #2) 
5:30pm Field Events/6pm races
Friday June 1 (Meet #3) 
5:30pm Field Events/6pm races
Friday June 8 (Medal Meet)
5:30pm Field Events/6pm races