New Castle High School

 

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TAKING PRIDE being a NEW CASTLE TROJAN! 

 

 

NCHS News and Accomplishments 

 

IMPORTANT DATES and REMINDERS

 

NCHS Graduation Rate/academic stats

 

Bullying Prevention

 

VISITOR SAFEGUARDS IMPLEMENTED

 

EARN an Ivy Tech ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE at NCHS 

 We learned this June that NCHS parents saved over $372,000 in tuition during 2016-17 by virtue of their child taking dual-credit classes via Ivy Tech, I.U., and/or Vincennes!

 

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

  

 
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 1930’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 Sup't in 2007, before being appointed as their Sup't in 2010.
 

This May NCHS received a bronze recognition from US News and World Report in their national rankings of high schools. The award ranks NCHS in the top 6.25% (46th) in Indiana (570 public + 166 private and charter H.S.'s) and as a high-achieving school in the nation. The award was figured using a calculation of high math & English performance, percent of low-income students exceeding state and national results, and a career/college readiness rate (AP offerings & school's student AP performance). Congrats to all NCHS teachers and students!  

 

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Nationally-recognized speaker, Katie Greer, spoke on the topic of social media to students on August 24th and to parents later that evening in Bundy Aud. Underwritten by a Lilly planning grant. Link to Katie LGreer.

 

Congrats to our interdisciplinary academic team (Tyler Willis, Gwen Mathis, Trinity Cornett, and Cate Brockthat earned first in class 1 at the Richmond regionals (third best in the state of Indiana) on April 19!  They competed at state at Purdue Univ. on May 6th! (Below)
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NCCSC received a $30K under Lilly Endowment Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 students. (Press NCHS News above)

 Pics from 17th annual Renaissance rally in Bundy on March 24th

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High School Contact

801 Parkview Drive
New Castle, IN 47362
Phone: 765.593.6670
Fax: 765.593.6585

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