• NCWHS News & Announcements
    Week of October 5th

    If you are a junior or senior with a GPA of 4.7 or higher, you should have received an email with the National Honor Society application from Liz Beggs, NHS advisor. The email was sent Friday, October 2nd. Applications are due Friday, November 6th by 3:45pm, no exceptions. All applications must be emailed to Ms. Beggs, beggse@unit5.org, or dropped off in the main office.

    Greenville University has rented the Harvest Moon Drive-In-Movie Theatre Wednesday October 7th for our students (any grade level) to watch a free showing of "The Greatest Showman".   There is no catch, but you do have to pre-register at  https://apply.greenville.edu/register/gibsoncitydrivein

    The Normal West Black Student Union will have their second meeting of the year on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 4:00-5:00.  They will finalize their plans for the year and form committees.  Please email Jasmyn Jordan at 582006348@myunit5.org for questions and the Zoom link to the meeting.

    This year the Unit 5 Esports "Ironcats" are taking the fight to cancer by "leading the charge" in a statewide philanthropy initiative called For the Cure.  All profits will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation this year.  Click here to view the webstore

    The National English Honor Society is now accepting new members for the 2020-2021 school year. Any Junior or Senior student who meets the following criteria may apply:

    • 75 Cumulative GPA (minimum)
    • 75 GPA in High School English classes (minimum)
    • Completed application form and personal statement
    • A willingness to serve in the community and take part in cultural outings

    To apply, complete the following steps by 3:30PM on October 16:

    • Fill out the application form (linked HERE) by October 16 at 3:30 PM.
    • Compose a typed, double-spaced personal statement as to why you feel you would be a strong addition to the Normal Community West High School chapter of NEHS. Include a description of past achievements in English courses, interests, goals and anything else you feel inclined to share. Statements should be no more than 1 page, double-spaced. EMAIL this personal statement to Mrs. Spath (spathn@unit5.org) no later than October 16 at 3:30 PM.

    Not in our School is looking for new members.  Use this link to sign up!  https://forms.gle/mdViYumXpPCA253r7 

    Coach Schermann will be running three Computer Science clubs this year. ALL clubs will meet in Room 203 on Mondays from 3:30-4:30PM in person or virtually using Google Meet. To learn more, join the Google Classroom using class code x2tkbeb and fill out this Google Form.

    • Cyber Club is a fun, free and interactive online program composed of digital challenges to introduce students to cybersecurity.
    • CyberPatriot is a national youth cyber education program created in the United States to help direct students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. The program was created by the Air Force Association. Students compete on 5 Saturdays 1st semester from 8am - 2pm.
    • Girls Who Code aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. We provide an environment of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world.

    It’s a great day to be a Wildcat!
    RAWR, RAWR, RAWR!!!