TUESDAY, May 16, 2017
Did you know your brain is still developing until the age of 25? As a matter of fact, during high school, it is undergoing rapid fire development making you able to learn and retain information better than at any time of your life outside of birth to three years. this is a great thing if you are looking to increase your IQ or better your athleticism. However, it can be a very bad thing if you introduce alcohol and other drugs. What you need to know is , addiction is learned, this is why 90% of addictions have roots in the teen years and the impacts of alcohol and drugs on a developing brain can do damage. This is why the legal drinking age is 21 and even in states where marijuana is legal, the age is 21.
Attention Lady Iron Soccer Fans: Support your varsity girls’ soccer team when they compete in IHSA regional play today at 4:30 pm at the NCHS Soccer Field. Admission is $5.00 per person - no Unit 5 Family Passes or NCHS Student Activity Passes will be accepted since this is an IHSA playoff game. Cheer on the soccer team as they attempt to advance to the regional championship game Saturday, May 20 at 1:00 pm. Let’s Go Lady Iron!
Students: If you have medication in the Nurse's Office, please pick it up before the start of finals. If the medication is not picked up by the end of the year, it will be disposed of.
Interested in traveling over Spring break next year? Mrs Koth & Ms Lelm will be taking students to Paris & Portugal, with its white beaches, in 2018! There will be an informational meeting next Wednesday, May 17th @5:30 @ Chiddix in Room 311 to discuss the details OR talk to either teacher to get more info! Discounts are only available in May!!