Travel Club

Travel Club; Popcorn orders & money are due to Mr. Hall or Mrs. McCoy by Tuesday, December 11th by 3:00pm. No exceptions!


Don’t be left out when yearbooks come out this summer. Buy a yearbook today! They are $45. See Mrs. Bloomquist to purchase one or for more information. SENIORS: Please look on your Classroom page and respond to the Senior Index survey for the yearbook. This is your chance to have your Senior Quote and your activities included in the yearbook. The deadline is December 21. Please see Mrs. Bloomquist if you have any questions! Thank you!

Travel Club Essay Contest

Thanks to a very generous donation made by a close family friend, the Newark Travel Club will be having an essay contest. If you are a student traveler going to Norway & Denmark in the summer of 2020 you may apply. Application details are as follows; Essays Topic: What is the importance of travel? Word Limit: No more than 1,000 words Due Date: Tuesday, January 15th by 3:00pm Please turn in your essays to Mrs. McCoy. Monetary amounts & winners will depend on the quality of the essays.

December Newsletter Online

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

Games Time

Gamers Club every Monday in December. Meet in Mr. Hall’s room from 3-5 pm to play games- card games, board games, video games. Bring your own games in or Mr. Hall will have a stack of games to play. See you there!

Math SAT Practice Website Links

Juniors, here are links to practice for the math portion of the SAT. Please feel free to use these resources to help you get ready for the test:
Congratulations to the Newark Lady Norsemen volleyball team for your 25-16, 25-23 State Final victory against Hartsburg! This historic season ended with the Lady Norsemen winning the State Championship and achieving a 40 victory season. View the 2018 Volleyball State Champions Gallery

IBEW Field Trip

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in the electrical union after high school? Mrs. McAnally is arranging a field trip to the local IBEW for the morning of December 14. If you have 3 or less absences, are getting C's or above in all your classes, and have no major discipline issues, you may sign up for this field trip. See Mrs. McAnally to sign up!

Illinois University Resources

Attention Juniors and Seniors: The following resources provide current information about each Illinois university, while the accompanying chart presents comparative admission, cost, curricula, and other relevant information about the state universities:
12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois (PDF):
2018-2019 State Universities at a Glance (PDF):

PADS in Need of Volunteers

Both Grundy and Kendall PADS are low on volunteers. To run these seasonal shelters it takes at least 600 volunteers each season. If you can help spread the word on the need for volunteers it would be greatly appreciated. If the shelters are not fully staffed they will not be able to open up this season. Please contact Mia Jusufi 815-941-3251 for more information.

STEM Magazine

Newark Community High School is pleased to offer a 2018-2019 subscription to STEM Magazine for students, staff, and community to read. Please visit to view the latest monthly issue, and be sure to bookmark the page for future issues!

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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