New Century Academy Weekly Communication for Week of November 26, 2012

November 21st, 2012
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“You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to have anything worth having”
– Frank Lloyd Wright

Our Mission is to engage students in critical thinking and teamwork that empowers them toward life-long learning and global citizenship.

Enjoy your E-Terms this week and discover something new!

Important Dates

  • Monday, November 26th – Knowledge Bowl Practice @ 2:30pm
  • Tuesday, November 27th – Girls Volleyball Club Practice @ 3:30pm
  • Thursday, November 29th – Knowledge Bowl Practice @ 2:30pm
  • Thursday, November 29th – Girls Volleyball Club Practice @ 3:30pm
  • Saturday, December 1st – First ever NCA Knowledge Bowl Competition!  @ New London Spicer!

A Look Ahead

  • Trimester One Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 5th.
    ▪       For Senior Students and their Families: Mark your Calendars! Class of 2013 Commencement – Thursday, June 6th, 2013; Hutchinson Event Center; 7:00 pm
    ▪       ACT test dates have been posted and given to all senior and junior students – check in and follow registration procedures at

Professional Learning
▪       Professional Learning Communities will be meeting on Mondays from 2:15 – 3:00 to continue developing learning targets, formative assessments, and to further implement project seminar curriculum.

Schedule for Remaining PLC Sessions – Building Shared Knowledge!
▪       Mrs. Hendricks – Wednesday, November 7th Late Start
▪       Mrs. Moore – Monday, November 12th
▪       Ms. Johnson – Monday, December 3rd
▪       Mrs. Wurm – Monday, December 17th
▪       Mrs. Haugen – Monday, January 7th
▪       Mr. Kraft – Monday, January 28th
▪       Mrs. Savoy – Monday, February 11th
▪       Mr. Berning – Monday, February 25th
▪       Ms. Riipi – Monday, March 18th
▪       Ms. Artibee – Monday, April 8th
▪       Mr. Becker – Monday, April 22nd
(Mrs. Hendricks and Mr. Meece have presented in September / October)

▪       NCA is off to a great start! Students are working hard, expectations are high, and we are all striving together towards excellence.
▪       NCA students really enjoyed Seth Franco from the Harlem Globetrotters, thank you for coming and sharing your story with us Seth!!!
▪       NCA students had a blast at the Renaissance Festival!
▪       NCA students had a very productive experience at the National College Fair!
▪       Spirit Week was fantastic!  Thank you to the Student Council for putting Spirit Week together, you did great!
▪       Congratulations to all Block One Award Winners!!
NCA 10th Graders had a fantastic experience at Ridgewater Career Day – Thank you to Ridgewater for hosting this event!

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