Student Parking

All parking tags have been distributed, please hang them from your rearview mirror. Cars parked without tags are in violation. Please see Mrs. Wernsman by the end of today if you have any questions.


If you are interested in going out for girls basketball, please stop by Mrs. McCoy's room before or before school this week to try on practice uniforms. Thanks!

Staff in the Spotlight

Hey Hey Hey, shout out to Mr. Still for being recognized this week as staff in the spotlight. If you see Mr. Still in the hallways, let him know you appreciate him! Tell him congratulations, give him a high five! we all know he'll soak up the attention and smiles!

Volunteer Award Opportunity

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is accepting applications for outstanding volunteers of any age in high school or middle school. Win $1000 and a trip to Washington D.C. If you volunteer with 4-H, Girl Scouts, YMCA, the Red Cross or a HandsON Network affiliate, check out this recognition opportunity. See the bulletin board outside Mrs. Mac's office for the details. Deadline is November 8, 2017.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Amos Kendall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and the National Italian American Foundation are proud to announce the 2016-2017 Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. The contest is open to all high schoolers, grades 9 through 12. This year's topic is "Technology's Impact on the Voyage of Christopher Columbus." Entries are due November 30, 2016. Please see Mrs. G in the library for the full details.

Student Council Member Application

Want to join Student Council? Fill out this application to get started! (This application is for new Student Council Members)

After-School Chorus:

For students who could not fit Chorus class into your schedule, there is still an opportunity for you to participate in the Choral Activities for Fall 2016 (Singing Nation Anthem at home games, Little 10 Choral Festival and Winter Concert). Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays or Thursdays (depending on which day works best for those participating) right after school until 4:15. Please contact Mrs. Hager if interested.


Student Council would like to announce our theme for HC... Once Upon a Time- a story of the Medieval Times!! Complete details are coming next week! For now: here's a heads up: Bonfire and Flag football on Sunday, Sept. 18 5:30-7! All students and staff are invited! Our HC dance will be held on Sat. Sept. 24-7:30-10:30 HC t- shirts will be on sale from Sept. 6-9!! $10 Dance tickets will be $20 per person. get them at lunch starting on Monday, Sept. 12!

Fall Sport Pics

Fall Sports Pictures will be at 3:30 on Thursday, Sept. 1 in the gym. Soccer will go first, then volleyball. Golf will take photos at Prairie Lakes. Order forms are in the office and the student center. Soccer players, be ready to go in the gym BEFORE 3:30. Thank you!

Explorer Post

Mark your calendar! We would like to invite students ages 15 and above to an informational meeting on Sept 13 at 6PM. This meeting is about a law enforcement hands-on program. If you are interested in criminal justice system and would like to learn and train with law enforcement, this meeting is for you! Don't shrug this off as something you are not interested in. Come to this meeting, listen to what Kendall County officers and special agents have to say about forensic, prosecutors and other professional careers.

Physical Therapy Open House at St. Ambrose University

If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy you are invited to attend an Open House at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa on Saturday, September 17. For details please visit the website: WWW.SAU.EDU/PT This information will be posted on the Guidance bulletin board outside Mrs. Mac's office.

Drama Club

Attention all drama club members and those interested in joining drama club: Mark your calendars for the first Drama Club meeting! Learn about cast and crew, upcoming shows, and our possible field trips to see Sweeney Todd and The Little Mermaid. Our first meeting will be held Wednesday, September 7 from 3:05 to 4:00 in Room 11. For more information, swing by Mrs. Wheeler's room for information you can take home. We hope to see you there!

NCHS Newsletter

Due to the 2016-2017 school year beginning the third week of August, Publication Production's first newsletter of the school year will be published at the end of September. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please refer to our news page and school calendar for announcements/upcoming events.

Emergency School Closing Information

Emergency school closing information will be announced on this web site, by phone to all parents through the AlertNow communication system and on the following television and radio stations: WGN 720, WSPY 107.1, WCMY 1430AM.

The Emergency Closing Center may also be contacted by telephone at 1-847-238-1234 or via the Internet at
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