Congratulations to Coach Rick Tollefson for getting his 300th career win with a Norsemen victory over Dwight last night! Way to go!

Christmas Spirit Week

Next week (December 9th-13th) is the Student Council Christmas spirit week. Student Council will have holiday baked goods, hot cocoa, and coffee for sale at lunch, so please bring in some money to purchase these goodies. The spirit days are as follows: Monday: Pajama Day, Tuesday: Character Day (snowman, reindeer, the Grinch, Buddy the elf, Santa, etc.), Wednesday: Christmas Socks, Thursday: Santa Hat/Headband, Friday: Ugly Sweater.

Scholastic Bowl

Scholastic Bowl meeting after school on Friday, Dec. 6th!

December Newsletter Online

The December newsletter, created by Publication Productions Class, is now online and may be viewed by following this link:

Mark Your Calendars

Please note: The spring sports meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 25th has been moved to the Thursday, February 27th at 6:00pm.

Volunteer Opportunities

Newark Grade School's PTO is looking for some high school students to help out with an event coming up soon. We know that some of the student groups at the high school have community service requirements. We need 2-3 helpers for our Movie Night/Parent Night out event on December 13 from 5:30-8pm. Would you have any students interested in helping out? Please see Mrs. McAnally or contact Mrs. Rowe at the Grade School!


Congratulations to the Newark Lady Norsemen volleyball team for your 25-19, 25-22 State Final Victory against the Illini Bluffs Lady Tigers! This historic season ended with the Lady Norsemen winning the State Championship for the second straight season!

Recent Respiratory Illness Information from the CDC

The following flyer from the CDC details the recent outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with using E-cigarette products:

School Wellness Policy

The updated NCHS District 18 School Wellness Policy may be downloaded from the following link: School Wellness Policy (PDF)

Social Worker Anonymous Referral Form

Dear families and students, The well-being and safety of our students is priority to the staff at Newark High School. In order to create a safe and comfortable learning space for our students... Read more »

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, and WCSJ FM 103.1.

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