Important Dates and Reminders

Stretch sides of page wider so 2 Katie Greer + Renaissance pics are side-by-side. 

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REMINDERS:

 

Mid-term grades posted on-line Parent Portal -- Fri., Sept. 8

 

Mini College "Boot Camp" Workshop at NCHS, Mon., Sept. 18

Monday, Sept. 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the NCHS media center. Enter at Door #19 off Parkview Drive. Topics include: How to write a college app, 21st Century Scholars update, HC Community Foundation scholarships, "College Success 101", IVY Tech opportunities, Navigating financial aid and more. Parents and students will be able to choose three 25-minute sessions.

 FAFSA Workshop will be held at the NCHS Media Center on Thursday, Oct 5, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Reps from I.U. East will be here to help parents and students appl.  FREE of charge.

 
 
HOMECOMING -- 2017
 
 
 
Mark your calendar for the New Castle Homecoming the weekend of September 29-30. Every four years the entire Trojan family reconnects for Homecoming. On Saturday, the traditional Homecoming Parade will line the streets at 10:00 a.m. with floats from many different classes, clubs, and distinguished alumni. The Trojan football team will follow with a 1:00 p.m. game vs. Mount Vernon. The New Castle Fieldhouse will be set up for the decades of alumni from the 30’s thru 2010’s. Some classes will also hold their own get-togethers. For more info, contact Mr. Richard Bouslog at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He's chair of NCHS Homecoming, 2017!
 
 
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New Castle High School will host the 58th Annual Achievement Day Program on September 29, at 1:30 pm. The 2017 program will feature Dr. Jennifer McComick as the honored speaker. Dr. McCormick graduated from New Castle in 1987. She was elected as the Indiana State Superintendent of Public Education in November of 2016. She will address the New Castle student body, faculty/staff, and honored guests during the program in Bundy Auditorium. Dr. McCormick attended Purdue University and graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor’s in Education. She later earned a M.S. in Special Education in 1999 and a Doctorate from Indiana State Univ. in 2011. During her teaching career, Jennifer taught special education and language arts. She became an elementary principal in 2004, named Yorktown’s Assistant Superintendent in 2007, before being appointed Superintendent in 2010.
 
 

National speaker, Katie Greer, spoke on the subject of Social Media to HS students at an afternoon convo on Thurs., August 24 in BundyShe shared with parents/guardians in Bundy, same day at 6:30 p.m. Topics: Facebook, sexting, cyberbullying, Twitter, porn, gaming, etcShe's appeared on CNN, USA Today, Huff Post, FOXMeredith Vieira, etc.

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 This assembly was made possible through a Lilly counseling planning grant received in early-2017.
 

More fun to be had at NCHS's 17th annual Renaissance Rally on March 24th!

 girlz.dance2 Prater

 

 Plans for our graduating seniors, Class of 2017

105 going to a 4-year college; 59 to a 2-year college.

7 to military; 24 have jobs lined up after graduation.

23 shared they have no definite plans presently.

 

Some SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) members from NCMS & NCHS meet on August 24th to discuss goals for the 2017-18 school year:

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  1. For seniors and senior parents, our on-line senior news link is at http://tinyurl.com/NCHSseniors
  2. On 11/17/16, we received our A-F grade for the 2015-16 school year; NCHS earned an 88.8% or a grade equivalent of "B+" (up over last year). Our Eng. 10 & Alg. I passing %'s were each 14% over IN ave. passing %'s. Congrats students & teachers!
  3. Parents/students: sign up for Pinwheel <<<here if you've not aleady done so.
  4. PowerSchool parent  logon has changed to single sign-on method. You will still use the Parent/student info link to the left. You will need to follow directions at this link to create your new account (this will open in a new window). Everyone must create a new account. You will be able to use one log-on for your multiple students.

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Students' Dance-a-thon 4 Riley Hospital 4 Kids raises over $8,500 on 4/14/17!

Full fieldhouse for first ime in decades at the boys' basketball sectional championship game, 3/4

Fieldhouse.full 3.4

GVB sectional champs vs. Greenfield on Feb. 4th.   Wrestling semi-statte hosted in NC Fieldhouse,Feb. 11.

GVB.sect.champs 2.4.17  WR semi.state

Below: State Dance Championship held in our world's largest high school fieldhouse, 3/11

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butterfly         lizard  

The black & white stipple butterfly above was by Madison Forsburg in Intro to Art class. The colorful lizard by Bailey Olson in Ms. Ruhl's Drawing class.