Lunch Sign Up January 18 - January 22 | Posted 1/18/21

Seniors! | Posted 1/18/21

SENIORS! Please go to the Senior Classroom page and take the Senior Superlative survey! You get to vote for the part of the yearbook with "Best car, Most Athletic, Most Likely to be on Broadway" and so on. Please take the survey by February 12. Thank you! Yearbooks are still on sale. They are $45. You won’t want to forget this unique year in the history of Newark High School! Please see Mrs. Bloomquist to buy a yearbook.

Faculty Staff Scholarship | Posted 1/15/21

Dear Seniors, the time is now to begin completing the application for NCHS Faculty/Staff Scholarship! Candidates for the NCHS Faculty/Staff Scholarship must meet these criteria: Qualification is based upon... Read more » your cumulative grade point average. Eligible seniors have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above, or class rank of top 25% or A.C.T. score of at least 22.

In order to continue in the application process you need to complete the form that is available on Google Docs. In addition to the application, you will need to prepare a speech to present to the faculty/staff during school on Friday, March 26, 2021. 

First, to complete the application, please make a copy of the scholarship form: Once you have finished completing the form please share your Google Doc with Mr. Lesak ( and Mrs. McAnally ( 

Your application MUST be completed by 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2021. Forms must be completed on time, for your application to be submitted to the staff and for you to make a speech to the group. The winner will be announced at graduation.

If you have questions, see Mrs. McAnally with application questions, or Mr. Lesak with technology issues.

Newark Travel Club | Posted 1/15/21

Newark Travel Club will be having a mandatory meeting for all Norway & Belize travelers on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:30am in Mrs. McCoy's classroom. Please let Mr. Hall or Mrs. McCoy know ahead of time if you cannot attend.

January Newsletter Online | Posted 12/22/20

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

Class Registration | Posted 12/18/20

Class registration will begin in February. Dates are as follows:
  • Feb 10 – Freshman Registration Night. This will occur online through Zoom and Xello. More information to follow shortly.
  • Feb 16 – Class of 2022 during the school day via Zoom and Xello
  • Feb 17 – Class of 2023 during the school day via Zoom and Xello
  • Feb 18 – Class of 2024 during the school day via Zoom and Xello
The updated course catalog will come out in late January/early February and will be posted online along with registration materials to guide the parent and student in selecting classes for next year. Individual appointments will be available with Mrs. McAnally to discuss any course selection questions. Any questions about class registration for the 2021-2022 school year should be addressed to Mrs. McAnally.

2019 Novel Coronavirus Resources:

District 18 School Nurses Contact Information:
If you have a health question or concern and do not have a healthcare provider or your provider is unavailable, you may contact Julieta or Karen via email at: or They will be checking their emails throughout each day.

Google Classroom
Guide to Google Classroom

The Illinois Department of Human Services has launched a support line called Call4Calm that is reachable via text. Text the word "TALK" or "HABLAR" (for Spanish speakers) to 552-020. Within 24 hours, that individual will receive a call from a mental health professional employed by a local community health center. People can also text other terms, like "unemployment" or "food" or "shelter" to the same number to receive information on how to navigate and access supports and services.

From our School Nurses:
CDC Links
IDPH COVID-19 Information Sheet (PDF)
KCHD COVID-19 PSA 3/02/20 (PDF)
KCHD COVID-19 PSA 2/27/20 (PDF)
Illinois Department of Health Letter (PDF)

Helpful Websites for Reference:
CDC Website
Illinois Department of Public Health
Kendall County Health Department

Additional Information:
E-Learning Day Packet/Program (PDF)

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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