Get Ready for Open House!

Thursday, August 8, 2019

  • Freshmen: 9 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

All students should first go to their SOAR Homeroom to pick up their schedule. The homeroom assignments, alphabetical by grade level, and a school map can be found below.  Prior to Open House, please check to see who your homeroom teacher is and what room he or she is in for the 2019 -2020 school year.


NHS Accepting SAC Nominations

The Niceville High School (NHS) School Advisory Council (SAC) is accepting nominations for NHS parents interested in serving on SAC for 2020-2022 school years (two-year term).

There are a select number of openings for parent member positions.  You may nominate yourself or someone else who would be a good candidate.  If we receive applications in excess of the number of positions available, an election will be conducted.

At this time, parents who wish to submit an application can download and print the  SAC Parent Nomination Form or pick up a copy in the front office during regular office/school hours.

The deadline to return nomination forms to the school main office is Monday, August 26, 2019 at noon.  No nominations will be accepted after that time.

More information about NHS SAC - purpose, meetings and membership, bylaws – visit the School Advisory Council page.

Voting will take place once nominations have been received and validated.  Watch for more information about voting at


School Readiness Days

Locker Rentals & Parking Passes

9 AM – 12 PM in Cafeteria

  • Seniors - Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Juniors - Thursday, August 1, 2019
  • Freshmen & Sophomores Friday, August 2, 2019

Open House/Schedule Pickups

Thursday, August 8, 2019

  • Freshmen: 9 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

All students should stop by their SOAR “Homeroom” to pick up their schedule during this time.


NHS Debate Team: Forensics is Our Sport

Simrun Sharma, Original Oratory; Elva Diaz, World Schools Debate; Eshaan Sharma, International Extemporaneous Debate

NHS Debate team students qualified and competed at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Dallas, Texas, June 16 – 21. June Simrun Sharma, senior, competed in Original Oratory and placed as an Octafinalist and four-year national qualifier; Eshaan Sharma , a junior, qualified and competed in International Extemporaneous Debate, and Elva Diaz, a senior, qualified and competed in World Schools Debate.

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Football Season Tickets

NHS Football banner

Current reserved, season-ticket holders for Niceville High School football may purchase their 2019 reserved season tickets on July 18, 19, 22,23,24, 2019 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm in the front hallway of Niceville High School. The cost is $60.00 each which covers all six of the home games. Remaining season tickets will be on sale to the general public on July 26, 2019 starting at 8:00 a.m. If you have any questions, call Margo at (850) 496-1690 or the main office at (850) 833-4114.


NHS CTE Students Win KinderVision Teen PSA Video Challenge for Second Year in a Row

NHS CTE Students

Niceville High School Career and Technical Education (C.T.E.) Digital Video Technology students won the KinderVision Teen PSA Program Regional and Statewide video challenge for the second year in a row for the first time ever.

Students utilized filming, motion graphics, and digital special effects in order to produce a 30-second Public Service Announcement covering a wide array of social dangers that target today’s teens.

2019 Florida State Winning Niceville High School Video

Congratulations to Jacob Oliver, Lauren Buchman, David Erickson, and Daniel Padgett for producing a powerful message targeting relationship abuse.

About KinderVision

The Mission of KinderVision is to empower children and teens through peer to peer education to prevent Sexual Exploitation, Abduction, and Human Trafficking. For more information, visit the KinderVision Teen PSA Program website.


NHS Theater Department Receives Donation

NHS Theater Department Receives Donation Group Picture

Several Niceville High School (NHS) alumni recently donated $3000 to the NHS’s Theatre Department. The funds were specifically donated to help purchase a much-needed upgrade to the sound system in the auditorium.  The alumni presented the check to Ritchie Jackson, NHS Theatre director, and several of his students.

Pictured are:

  • 1st Row, L-R:  Dood Wood; Ritchie Jackson, NHS Theatre Director; Pamela Smith.
  • 2nd Row L-R: Ethan Boes, Kaylin Early, Anya Rhude, and Riley Cleveland.
  • 3rd Row L-R:  Jake Traynor, Madison Wise, Kaylee Kedroski, and Jasmine Donaldson.
  • 4th Row L-R:  Jerral Horton, NHS Asst. Principal; and Charlie Marello, NHS Principal.


J. Riley Wicker 2019 Cox Inspirational Hero

J. Riley Wicker 2019 Cox Inspirational Hero Award



NHS IT Students Win Congressional App Challenge

Congressional App Award

Niceville High School students Ethan Shelstad, Sam Cota, and Josh Delamater recently won the First Congressional District of Florida Congressional App Challenge. They were invited to Capitol Hill for the House of Code reception where they were welcomed by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz. At the reception, NHS students were offered $10,000 for their app, which they declined. In addition, their app was mentioned during the Capitol Hill address of Congressman French Hill of Arkansas as one of the best apps developed this year. It was a wonderful educational experience for the students. The students are looking forward to the next app challenge.

L-R: Josh Delamater; Sam Cota; Carrie Foxhall, NHS IT instructor; and Ethan Shelstad.


2019 NEST Registration

Welcome to the Eagles NEST (New Eagles Soaring Together), Niceville’s summer program that introduces you to the experiences and opportunities that we have to offer. The NEST program is meant to help you have a smooth transition into the next phase of your education—HIGH SCHOOL! Much of your future success depends on the efforts and choices you make starting your freshman year. In order to get started on the right foot, you are invited to attend this informational yet fun-filled transition program: EAGLEPALOOZA.

Where: Begin each day in the Niceville High School Cafeteria with 400 of your new best friends
When: Wednesday, July 17th and Thursday, July 18th Time: 9 AM to 1 PM
Cost: $25 (includes t-shirt, NEST materials, and lunch each day)
Next Step: Fill out the NEST Registration Form. Place in an envelope with your payment and return to your front office by May 17th. After May 17th, please return forms and payment to Niceville High School.