New Century Weekly Communication Update for Week of October 15, 2012

October 15th, 2012
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“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education” Mark Twain

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

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, October 16th – Parent – Teacher Conferences from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 17th – Town Meeting & Awards Ceremony, 9:00am
  • Thursday, October 18th – MEA Break, no school
  • Friday, October 19th – MEA Break, no school

A Look Ahead

  • Key Club, a nationally recognized service program sponsored by our local Kiwanis Club will begin meeting after Block 1 – watch for details in upcoming announcements!
  • 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
  • Cap & Gown order forms will be coming home by mid-October.
  • The senior class has selected a t-shirt design for the Class of 2013 – look for order form to come home soon!
  • Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences – Tuesday, October 16th – 2:30 – 8:00 pm (sign up with your student’s advisor)
  • MEA Workshops – Thursday/ Friday – October 18th and 19th (no 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.


  • 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!


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