Class Crests: Here are the results from the class crests 1st place - Juniors, 2nd -Sophomores, 3rd - Seniors, 4th - Freshmen. They will be displayed at tonight's homecoming events. Wrapping up this AWESOME Week! Thank you to all of the students and staff for helping to make this week a success! Student council hopes you had a great week and created lots of memories. Don't forget to tag us in your photo #NCHSHOCO16. Let's finish this week strong! Tonight come cheer on our Norsemen soccer team at 4:30 pm. While your there support the faculty/staff bbq. Then beginning at 7:30, every class will battle for 1st place. Last chance to have bragging rights all year. Be there to cheer on your teammates and BE apart of the memories. Homecoming court will be announced at the very end. Student council members please remember to stay tonight after the games to help set up for the Dance. Homecoming Dance: The doors to the homecoming dance will open at 7:30 pm. Please bring your homecoming tickets with to check- in. Remember if you leave the dance early you cannot come back. So please plan accordingly. The dance will end at 10:30 pm Come and have a great time!

Class Participation for Class T-Shirt Day

Here are the results for Class Participaton for Class T-Shirt Day: 1st place- Sophomores (92%) 2nd place- Seniors (89%) 3rd place- Freshmen (87%) 4th place- Juniors (66%)


There will be a National Honor Society meeting on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 am in the Mac Lab

Sharing Memories (Updated Hashtag)

Sharing Memories: Student council wants to encourage any one who is taking/sharing homecoming pictures on social media to tag #nchshoco16. We would like to collect as many homecoming pictures. These are memories of the week to treasure for ever. Plus everyone can see the events from the week as they look back reminiscing. Don't forget #nchshoco16

Kill Club T-Shirt Orders (Updated Link)

If you are interested in purchasing a kill club t-shirt, click on the link https://goo.gl/forms/zQxF67HUXsGpyOvm1 and fill out the form. Orders are due by Wednesday, September 28th.

Class Participation for Blue and White Day:

Here are the results for Class Participation for Blue and White Day: 1st place- Seniors (95%) 2nd place- Freshmen (87%) 3rd place- Sophomores (82.9%) 4th place- Juniors (82.2%)

Ms. Brandt Club's

Are you interested in joining the Skin Deep program? Ms. Brandt will be hosting a meeting after school next Thursday. Please see her for more information on the Skin Deep Club! FCCLA will be hosting a meeting after school next Wednesday.

Outdoor Adventure

Would you be interested in joining a club focused on the outdoors and adventure? Mr. Still is hosting a meeting tmrw morning at 7:30am in the LRC. If fishing, hiking, skeet shooting, and rafting interest you, than join Mr. Still tmrw morning at 7:30am in the LRC!

Science Club

Hey Science Club members, Mr. Foss stated that the club will meet regularly after school on Thursdays, beginning this Thursday.

Senior Seminar Survey

Please take a moment to complete the following survey for Senior Seminar. Blade Turner's topic is PTSD and she would like to see how much people know about the illness and what is done for those who suffer from it. The survey is open to all - students, faculty/staff, and community. Thank you! https://surveynuts.com/surveys/take?id=107170&c=1641844417FFHD.

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.

Faculty and Staff BBQ and Concessions

Support the NCHS Faculty and Staff Scholarship on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 by attending both the Norsemen soccer game vs DePue @ 4:30 PM- Free Admission, 50/50 Drawing, BBQ Tailgate Party (Bring a Chair) and Homecoming Games NCHS Gym @ 7:30 PM - $1 Admission, 50/50 Drawing, Concessions. Download the flyer here: http://goo.gl/p7qEyd.


You only have a couple more days to purchase 2017 yearbooks at the special price of $35! After Monday, the price goes up to $45. Make sure you are guaranteed a yearbook for this year. Order NOW! Also, there are a few yearbooks from last year that are still available. See Mrs. Bloomquist to purchase any yearbooks.

NIU Trip for Juniors and Seniors

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Mrs. McAnally has arranged for a visit to NIU for September 29. This is a great way to tour a college campus and learn what life at a large four-year university is like. We will leave NCHS at 8:00 and begin our tour of campus at 9:30. We will attend informational sessions on admissions, financial aid, student involvement and leadership opportunities, and meet with current NIU students to learn more about life at NIU. We will tour a dorm and eat in Neptune Hall. The cost for the trip is free, but lunch will be $6.50 for all you can eat. We will return to NCHS by 3:00. If you are interested in attending this event, please sign up on Mrs. Mac's bulletin board by 3:00 on Wednesday, September 21. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mac.

Exciting news from CBP Library!

The Charles B. Phillips Library is excited to announce that all current NCHS students are now eligible for library cards! You may check out materials needed for any projects or homework needs. So bring your students I.D. And head to the public library for your own official card today!

Students Services News

ACT Prep Workshop
Joliet Junior College is offering an ACT prep class, Saturday mornings from September 24 to October 15. The fee of $184 includes the class, review materials, practice tests and testtaking strategies. Writing for the ACT Class and SAT Prep Workshop are also available at JJC. Please see the Guidance bulletin board for further details.

Scholarship for Athletics and Service
The Wendy's Heisman Scholarship application is now available online at wintheWendysHeisman.com. Scholarships range in amount from $1000 to $10000. The deadline to apply is October 3. Please see the Guidance bulletin board for more information.

Manufacturing Careeer Awareness Event
Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year it is Oct 7, 2016, and various opportunities are available to check out this career path. See Mrs. McAnally for details.

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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