Order in the court

For the third straight year, NCHS students participated in the Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition, which was held at the New Castle County Courthouse in February.  In this competition, students are tasked to assume the roles of the witnesses and attorneys in...

A historic day for NCS students

National History Day is a culmination of a year-long history education program where students engage in research and interpretation of historical topics related to a theme of their choosing.   It’s also a competition, and 36 sophomores and juniors from NCHS...

Students plunge for good cause

In February, several members of the NCS Respect Club traveled to Rehoboth Beach to participate in the 25th annual Lewes Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Olympics.  The Newark Charter Polar Patriots raised $7,060 for Special Olympics by plunging into the frigid...

Student support County’s Mounted Police

One penny at a time NCIS students participated in a fundraiser as part of a school-wide anti-bullying campaign. Because the program’s message is to “stop bullying with kindness,” the students decided do an act of kindness for the New Castle County Mounted Police. ...

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Some very talented NCHS students from Mr. Matthew Lohman’s and Mrs. Terri Pruitt’s 10th and 11th-grade English classes submitted a wide variety of works, including descriptive essays, short stories, and humorous exemplification essays, to the Scholastic Art and...

Children’s author visits second grade

John Micklos, children’s book author and former NCS parent, visited the Primary School  to guide the 2nd grade students in “The Power of Poetry: Poetry Writing Workshop.” Mr. Micklos inspired our student writers to express themselves through poetry.  He shared several...

Lunsford receives Air Force award

Mr. Derald Wentzien, a former NCS parent, recently presented Ms. Tami Lunsford with the Air Force Association Chapter Teacher of the Year award.  The annual award recognizes STEM educators who make a significant impact in increasing student interest in science,...

Medals presented to Science Olympians

The Science Olympiad competitions give junior and senior high school teams the opportunity to compete in a variety of events related to many scientific disciplines including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics as well as engineering. Twenty-two junior high...