Spring Sport Meeting | Posted 2/25/21

Are you playing Volleyball or Soccer this spring? If so, there is a mandatory meeting this Saturday at 11 am. Hope to see you there!

LOOP's Annual Pork Chop Dinner | Posted 2/4/21

**DRIVE-THRU** Saturday, February 27th Serving from 5:00-7:00 p.m. NEW LOCATION (this year only): Lisbon Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 108 E. Woodman St, Newark IL 60541 (located in Lisbon) Download the flyer here: https://tinyurl.com/7cgw20nw (PDF)

Newark Dance Team Showcase | Posted 2/26/21

Newark Dance Team Presents A Little Party: https://youtu.be/rBxym20yCQE (Youtube) choreographed by Newark Dancers. Be sure to check back each Friday for another Dance Team video!

LaSalle County Election Judge Opportunity | Posted 2/25/21

Attention all students: Any student that lives in LaSalle county you can be an election judge too! Any student is eligible to serve as an election judge if the following requirements are met: 1. A U.S. Citizen at the time of the election 2. Attained the age of 16 by the date of the election 3. Successfully complete the Election Judge training course. This years course will be on Saturday, March 27 from 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please come see Mr. Hall if you want information for this great opportunity this spring!

Rapid COVID-19 Testing Letter & Consent Form | Posted 2/19/21

Rapid COVID-19 Testing Letter & Consent Form: https://tinyurl.com/1mtr2kxp (PDF)

Rescheduled Spring Sport Mtg | Posted 2/19/21

The Rescheduled Spring Sport Mtg will be held on Saturday, February 27 at 11 am. Please be sure to register your athlete prior to attending the meeting. We will be collecting sports fee (cash and checks will be accepted) along with updated physicals. Thank you!

Boys Basketball Senior Night | Posted 2/17/21

On Friday, February 26th, we will be honoring our seniors and their parents prior to the JV game. Please arrive by 4:45pm and we will honor our seniors and their parents once they all arrive. The senior mom's will be given a flower and the senior boys will receive their banner at the end of the season from Booster Club.

LTC Live Streaming Links | Posted 2/16/21

Attached is a document containing all of the LTC school links for streaming: https://tinyurl.com/2jwdjg8k (PDF)

Rhythm of Our Youth Event Update | Posted 2/12/21

2/12/2021 UPDATE: Free heart screenings will be available to all Newark High School students on October 19, 2021. Read More »

Newark Volleyball Apparel is now available! | Posted 2/10/21

See the attached order form for details and garment options: https://tinyurl.com/p0u39xse Toddler and Youth sizes are also available! Orders are due to Coach Tonya Grayson by March 1st. Checks payable to Newark High School. You can get your orders to Coach Grayson by dropping off at school, or contact Coach Grayson at tgrayson@nchs18.org to place your order!

IHSA and IDPH Updated Guidance | Posted 2/8/21

Hello NCHS Families, even with the updated IHSA and IDPH guidance, the best way to watch our student athletes this year will be through the NFHS live stream system we just installed at this link:
You can sign up monthly for $10.99 or yearly for $69.99. All fees are handled by NFHS on their website. I hope this helps you to see your favorite teams and athletes play. Go Norsemen!

Illinois 5Essentials Survey | Posted 2/2/21

Please view the following letters regarding this year's Illinois 5Essentials Survey:
Informational Letter: https://tinyurl.com/hzr2l9q6 (PDF)
Participation Letter: https://tinyurl.com/52nvbcs3 (PDF)
5Essentials Survey: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois

February Newsletter Online | Posted 1/29/21

The February newsletter, created by Publication Productions Class, is now online and may be viewed by following this link: http://www.newarkhs.k12.il.us/_newsletter.html

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 Newark Community High School Faculty/Staff Scholarship must meet these criteria: https://tinyurl.com/y4ucdc3q. Qualification is based upon 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, or SAT score range of 1100 - 1120.

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 3-5 minute speech to present to the faculty/staff after school on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

First, to complete the application, please make a copy of the scholarship form: https://tinyurl.com/y25qs4nc. Once you have finished completing the form please share your Google Doc with Mr. Lesak (tlesak@nchs18.org) and Mrs. McAnally (mmcanally@nchs18.org).

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.

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: jmeyer@nchs18.org or ksapsford@nchs18.org. 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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