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  • Summer news and updates for September (updated 8-21-17):



    • Welcome letter to Newark High School families.


    • Sad news regarding the passing of a staff member. It is my intention to open the doors of Newark High School to any and all that want to celebrate Chris' life at 7:15 pm on Wednesday, August 23. Please join me in our library. We will use our time together to break bread (bring a dessert item to share) and to share memories of Chris. The evening will end at 8:00 pm with a symbolic gesture that keeps him in our hearts and minds. 




    • Seniors wishing to be considered for privileges on the first day of school must first submit an application by 8-25-17.


    • Annually, students must re-submit parking and driving paperwork. To be considerd for parking and driving privileges on the first day of school an application must be completed by 8-25-17. A "pass" is required for students to park and drive on school grounds. 


    • Are you taking an AP course next school year? Please read this letter


    • New course required for freshman and what is social and emotional learning? Please read this letter.


    • Marking period dates 2017-18.


    • Congratulations on your retirement and welcome to NHS:
      • Welcome Mr. Michael Johnson
      • Wellcome Ms. Danielle Ohlson from NMS
      • Welcome Ms. Elizabeth George
      • Ms. Isabelle Jensen and Ms. Barb Mikler-Crandon and welcome Ms. Nicole Favreau
      • Ms. Molly Fleckenstein
      • Mr. Jeff Williams
      • Ms. Kathleen Tanea
      • Ms. Cheryl VanHarken
      • Ms. Jan Fellenz
      • Ms. Sandy Tellier 
    • Moving on and welcome to NHS:
      • Welcome Ms. Cathryn Hugunine
      • Welcome Mr. Joe Feeney 
      • Welcome Ms. Caley Hallahan
      • Welcome Mr. Paul Chetney
      • Ms. Shannon Hersh wll move from a long term sub role at NHS to that of a probationary teacher
      • Ms. Ashley Ellis
      • Mr. John Ginter will complete an internship at NMS
      • Mr. Will Bean has taken on an instructional coaching role
      • Teacher Assistants Ms. Wendy Caffee and Ms. Roberta Otero
      • Ms. Katrijn Greco
      • Ms. Chelsey Cook and welcome TBD
    • Other:
      • Mr. Palumbo's replacement is Mr. Alex Hennessy
      • Ms. Chelsea DeGroote and Mr. Eric Palumbo have accepted English and social studies positions (respectively) at NHS
      • We have added a school counselor in TBD
      • Mr. Stephen True will rejoin NHS on a full-time basis
      • Ms. Robyn Ross will act as a Dean of Students at NHS
      • Ms. Melissa Allison is joining the mathematics department
      • Ms. Julia Rodriguez is the distrct Family and Community Engagement Coordinator 
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  • Let summer meals help your kids eat healthy and stay active. Many summer programs at parks, schools, libraries, and other fun, safe places serve healthy food to power kids and teens while they play and learn. Learn more about the Newark Summer Food Service Program here. 

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Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission and Vision

    We are a school community with deeply held hometown pride, committed to readying young people to be life-long learners with experiences aimed at continuously motivating us to hone our skills in the complex tasks of teaching and learning.
    Our community is devoted to providing supports for the aspirations of our adolescents as they mature into adults with ambitious plans for college and careers.

    embody the school values and impart confidence while providing an inviting classroom environment with clear expectations and specific academic and behavioral goals. Students embody the school values through intellectual and emotional perseverance. Families embody the school values while remaining actively involved as advocates for their children and supporters of the school programs and staff.
  • Summer office hours:
    • Main Office-Open daily from 8:00-3:00 pm
    • Athletic Office-Open  
      • Call 332-3246 for an appointment with the athletic director (Mr. Chris Corey). Presently, Ms. Muilwyk-Clemons is out of the office. 
    • Nurses Office-Open Monday-Thursday, 8:00-1:00 pm, 7/10-8/17
    • Counseling Office-Open daily from 7:00-1:00 pm  
    • Summer School Office-Open Monday-Thursday, 8:00-2:00 pm
      • Call 332-3243 ext. 2229 for principal Mr. John Ginter 
        • HS Summer School Classes run July 10 through August 15, 8:30-1:00 pm (Monday-Thursday) 
        • MS Summer School Classes run July 10 through August 10, 8:30-11:30 am (Monday-Thursday)
    • Permit/Capstone Office-Open from 9:00-11:00 am on 6/29, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22 and 9:00-10:00 am on 8/29 or by appointment.
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