Last chance to get your tickets for the dance this Saturday night! But them during lunch tmrw!

Student Council Meeting

Attention all student council members we will be holding our 1st meeting of the new semester this Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 am in the band room. Please wear casual dress as we will be taking our group photo for the yearbook during this meeting. Questions/concerns come see Ms. Chase and Mrs. Woods.

Attention Seniors

Please see the Guidance Bulletin board and Career Cruising for new and updated scholarship information. Deadlines are coming soon!

Fancy Dresses Wanted!

Prom & Special Occasion Dress Sale Feb. 2– Feb 15, 2017. The Sandwich High School Post Prom Committee is hosting a dress sale in February. They are accepting gently used prom dresses on consignment, and will also be having a large dress sale on many dates in February. They anticipate over 600 prom dresses to choose from. Check out the flyer on the student center door.

Fine Arts Coffee House

Saturday, February 4th at 7pm is the Newark High School Fine Arts Coffee House. This is an opportunity for NCHS students to perform/display their talents for the community. The chorus will be providing vocal musical numbers and the work of our art students will be on display. Band students are encouraged to perform their selections for Solo & Ensemble at this event. This event is also for students who enjoy reading poetry or short stories, performing a monologue or scenes, or students who have prepared a piano/guitar solo or duet. Interested? Please contact Mrs. Hager before January 31st.

Rhythm of Our Youth Event

The Rhythm Of Our Youth Cardiac Screening is a program to identify high school and college students at risk for sudden cardiac death. Morris Hospital is providing FREE electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings to identify a specific heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM, which affects young adults. The Rhythm Of Our Youth Cardiac Screening Program will be brought to Newark High School on February 14, 2017. Download the parent information letter, an overview of the program, frequently asked questions, and registration form below. For additional information, please visit our website at or contact us at 815-705-7361.

Newark Band Day at Culver's

Wednesday, February 8 is Newark Band day at Culver's Yorkville. We would love your support of our band. Go eat at Culvers any time on this day; mention Newark Band, the band gets some $$.


Hey Juniors, the ACT test is on February 28 here at Newark High School. Please sign up on Mrs. Mac's bulletin board if you plan to test. The cost is $58.50 and will include the ACT plus Writing. She needs to know how many tests to order. Sign up today!

Attention Juniors & Seniors

Any student interested in attending the University of Illinois in Springfield and has an ACT of 27 or better, please stop by the library or see Mrs. Mac for a new Honors scholarship opportunity.

5Essentials Survey

Parents of NCHS students:
Once again, we would like your help. The 5Essentials Survey that is sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education and The University of Chicago is available through January 16, 2017. If you could please follow these simple steps and complete this survey, it would be greatly appreciated.
  • Visit and select Parent Survey
  • Select the necessary language to complete the survey. (English or Spanish)
  • Enter the requested demographic information.
  • Advance to survey questions.
  • Answer all applicable questions.
  • Click Submit Survey.
Thanks for helping our school gather vital information about educating your students.

Kendall County Warming Centers

With sub-zero wind chill temperatures expected, the Kendall County Health Department has provided the following list of warming centers. Please be sure to have anyone in need of a warming center call the facility before going there to ensure that it is open and available. As is true for all organizations, day to day activities may necessitate a change in availability.
Kendall County Warming Centers

Student Services News:

Attention Seniors
View the latest scholarship opportunities.

Freshmen Class The Illinois Math and Science Academy is accepting applications from students who have exceptional talent and interest in math and science and will have completed 9 years of school (not including Kindergarten). IMSA provides a three year residential, comprehensive problem-centered and integrative program. A brochure is available in the library and additional information can be found online at Deadline to apply is February 1, 2017.

Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017 will be held on FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym. This is change from the original date—Sunday, May 28, 2017. Senior parents, please look for a letter in the near future.

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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