New Century Weekly Communication Update for Week of January 30, 2012

January 30th, 2012
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A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions — Anonymous

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

Special Note – Students will be taking NWEA assessments all week.

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, January 31st – Workout Club after school
  • Tuesday, January 31st – NWEA Testing for 7-11 graders
  • Wednesday, February 1st – Archery Club
  • Wednesday, February 1st – NWEA Testing
  • Thursday, February 2ndAnnie Tryouts after school in Mr. L’s room
  • Thursday, February 2nd – NWEA Testing
  • Thursday, February 2nd – Pond hockey after school
  • Thursday, February 2nd – Workout Club after school

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.


  • New Century is proud to announce, we will be performing the Broadway musical, Annie, in April!
  • NCA Students placed 5th place in the One Act Play competition this past weekend.
  • Winter Parent Teacher Conferences were very successful with a nearly 100% parent turnout!  Thank you for all you do parents.
  • NCA welcomes Elia Bruggeman, the MDE Assistant Commissioner, Thursday, January 12th – we are very excited to host Ms. Bruggeman!
  • Congratulations to all NCA Trimester One student award winners – we are so proud of all of you!
  • NCA Students placed in the World Series of Innovation sponsored by Microsoft!
  • Holiday Bazaar was a great success – thank you to the students and staff for putting this event together for all of us!
  • NCA brought in Day one 3D Assembly, and it was incredible!! The message was “believing in your dreams and making a difference”
  • NCA Students had a great experience at the Minnesota Wild / Tampa Bay Lightning game!
  • NCA brought in Sumi, one of the nation’s best speakers on bullying and OCD. Sumi shared his story on bullying and OCD, and his message was very powerful – thank you for coming Sumi!
  • NDMA and NCA students experienced a wonderful assembly to honor our Veterans – thank you to our Veterans!
  • NCA Math Team competed in their first meet at ACGC!
  • Students had a great experience at Career Day last Friday – a special thank you to Ridgewater for putting on this great event
  • Spirit week was a great success – a special thank you to all chaperones, the band, and DJ’s for making this event possible!
  • NCA new online Rosetta Stone World Language program is now up and running!
  • We had an excellent turnout at parent teacher conferences – thank you NCA Parents!
  • NCA is working towards goin’ Google and using free Google apps for education!
  • New and exciting 2nd Trimester Seminars will be released soon
  • Juniors and Seniors attended the National College Fair in Minneapolis and are working hard on ACT Prep and college applications!
  • Student Council is off to a great start – congratulations to Alyssa Dahlke for being elected Student President! Also, congratulations to Marissa Bergseng for being elected Vice President, Molli Meyers for being elected Secretary, and Colby Richards as Chief Financial Officer


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