Newark’s Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

Day 2: On a sticky note write 3 positive words about yourself and post it on the outside of your locker. Keep it up until the end of the challenge.

Download the entire 20 day challenge here: (PDF)

Mark your calendar!

March 10 is the softball pancake breakfast here at NCHS!

Job Fair

Are you looking for a job? An interesting FUN job? Then please listen up. The Autobahn Country Club in Joliet is having a job fair on Saturday, February 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. These jobs are for the Summer 2018 Racing Season. You would be working in a racing environment. This could be for you. Please look for the poster in the Student Center. If you have questions, please stop by and see Mrs. Wernsman.


Attention Students: If you changed your schedule for second semester and did not bring your books to Mrs. Mac for the class or classes you dropped, please bring them to Mrs. Nuzzo in the LRC as soon as possible. If you do not turn in your books, you WILL be charged to replace them.

All Travel Club Members

There is a mandatory meeting for all student travelers on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:20am in Mrs. McCoy's room. If you cannot attend this meeting, please stop by and get the handout from Mrs. McCoy. It is your responsibility to attend these important meetings.

Would you like to volunteer in the community?

Helmar Lutheran Food Pantry would love to have some volunteer help. Are you available to distribute food and assist clients to their cars? The Pantry is open the 4th Monday of each month from 3-5PM and the 2nd Friday of each month from 5-7PM. If you can help, simply show up, no need to register. Helmar Lutheran is located on Lisbon Road, just north of Newark Road. If you have any questions, stop in the office!

WYSE and Teams

Mr Hall is still looking for members to join WYSE and Teams. Please see Mr. Hall if you are interested.


If you are looking for a career in the health and wellness industry, join us to explore the Therapeutic Massage and Kinesiology programs at Waubonsee Community College. You will have an opportunity to take an in depth look into both industries, have a tour of Waubonsee Community College’s facilities and receive an overview of what one can do in each of these professions. When is this outstanding opportunity you ask? It is Friday February 9, 2018 from 9am until noon. Come sign up outside Mrs. Navarro’s door. Newark High School has reserved 20 spots for students to attend. Sign up soon. Questions please see Mrs. Navarro


If you haven't gotten your Snowcoming Dance tickets, you still have time. Buy them during lunch through Friday. Good way to break up the winter!!! You don't want to miss this dance!!

Attention Scholarship Seekers

Please check Career Cruising for scholarship information and visit the website. Many different scholarships are available and can be found through this website. Hurry, deadlines come and go quickly.

Spring Musical

The Informational Meeting and Auditions for the spring musical production of “Once Upon a Mattress” have been postponed 1 week. The Information Meeting for all cast and crew will be Thursday, January 18th in the Student Center and Auditions will be on Tuesday & Thursday, January 23 and 24 with callbacks on Thursday the 25th, if needed. Sign up for auditions will be available at the Informational Meeting and on the Music Room door after.

Little Ten Conference Dance

It’s that time again! Earlville Student Council is bringing the Little Ten schools back together again! Wear your school colors, bring your friends, and have a good time! Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:30 pm-10:00 pm Earlville High School Gym Ticket Cost- $10.00 **Music by—Boomin DJ**

Public Safety Announcement

Walkers: Please follow the crossing guard direction when using the crosswalk on both the NCHS driveway and Chicago road. All drivers: You must stop prior to the crosswalk at the exit of the school parking lot. It is a state law, tickets can be issued. Another law is to never pass the school bus when its stop arms are out. If you have any questions about these laws, you can ask our wonderful drivers ed teacher, Mrs. Grayson! She can help to clarify!


Interested in joining WYSE this year? WYSE is a nation-wide testing competition in various fields, such as Math, Science, English, etc. There will be an informational meeting in Mr. Hall's room on Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. 4. Magic Club and Anime Club Members: We will meet next Tuesday, Jan. 16 since we don't have school on Monday. See you then!


There will be a TEAMS meeting on Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. in Mr. Hall's room. TEAMS is a one-day team-competition event. Mr. Hall needs 8 interested students to attend the event in March! Like problem-solving? Building things? Engineering? Teamwork? Come to the meeting!! Though upperclassmen are preferred, underclassmen can participate too! See Mr. Hall if you have any questions!

January Newsletter Online

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

5Essentials Survey

Dear NCHS Parents: Newark High School needs our parents to take the online 5Essentials Survey. The feedback from this survey provides our school with important information that can assist with our School Improvement Plan. This survey allows all parents to have a voice in our vision at NCHS. Please take a moment to complete the survey today! Link to survey: Opens Dec. 5, 2017 and closes Jan. 15, 2018.

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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