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Monday, February 12th

Join us for the next Feminism Club meeting this Tuesday, 2/13, after school in room 237!  Remember, Feminism is about equality for everyone, so all are welcome. We hope to see you there!

February marks the start of Carnival season in Germany--a time filled with unforgettable festivals and parades. But we’ll spare you the plane ticket, as German Glub is bringing these spring festivities to you this Tuesday, February 13th, in room 200. Join us for food and mafia, and craft your very own Carnival mask! Contact Frau Schnabel with any questions, and check out the German club's Instagram: @nchs.germanclub

Do you like to make stuff? Do you want to learn? Come join us at Iron Crafting Club! Even if you have no experience, we have some supplies and can get you started. If you already enjoy a craft, you can bring your project to work on. We will be meeting Wednesdays after school in Room 219, in the sophomore hallway. Buses will be available after 5pm if you need transportation home. Contact Mrs. Poncin in Room 248 if you have questions. 

There will be a Pride Club meeting this Thursday, February 15th, in room 36 at 3:30. Contact Mr. Ruyle in room 101 with any questions.

This week's senior of the week is Cardon Garvin. Cardon's favorite school lunch is gluten free oreos; favorite teacher is Mrs. Budak; favorite TV show is The Office. Something you may not have known about Cardon is that he plans to attend Heartland and the OSF college of nursing.

Monday, February 5th

Attention students! Please join Spanish Club this Wednesday, February 7th,  in Room 25 after school as we collaborate with Culture Cooking Club to make homemade churros and Mexican hot chocolate! Sign up is necessary to plan for supplies, and you can find the QR code for the Google form on one of the signs posted in the Spanish classrooms. Or, you can go to the Spanish Club Google Classroom to sign up as well. The deadline to sign up is tomorrow after school. Contact Ms. Nutter if you have any questions...we hope to see you there!

Do you like to make stuff? Do you want to learn? Come join us at Iron Crafting Club! Even if you have no experience, we have some supplies and can get you started. If you already enjoy a craft, you can bring your project to work on. We will be meeting Wednesdays after school in Room 219, in the sophomore hallway. Buses will be available after 5pm if you need transportation home. Contact Mrs. Poncin in Room 248 if you have questions. 

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a game night this Thursday, February 8th, immediately after the conclusion of the girls basketball game versus Danville. The game night will take place in the west gymnasium after the game. The game night will feature games such as pickleball, bags, ping pong and more. We'll also have food as well. Everyone is welcome to attend!

The IMC Book Club will meet this Friday, Feb. 9, in the IMC at 7:45 a.m. This month's theme will be "A book I fell in love with." Everyone is welcome at Book Club! Please see Ms. Fox Anvick with any questions.

This week's senior of the week is Avery Hall. Avery's favorite school lunch is a chicken sandwich; favorite teacher is Ms. Shoukry; favorite TV show is Jane the Virgin. Avery plans to attend a 4 year college to study graphic design. Something you may not have known about Avery is that she has been working at Orange Leaf for almost 2 years.

Monday, January 29th

Attention seniors: if you have not ordered your graduation cap and gown, stop by and see Mrs. Sharp at the greeter’s station.

The After-School Forge will start up again tomorrow, Tuesday, January 30, from 3:45-5:00 in room 4. Come find a place to study and make up assessments with help from peer tutors and teachers. The After-School Forge will then be open most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the rest of the semester. There is also a bus that can take you home at 5:15. Take advantage of this great resource!

With the dreary weather outside, now is the perfect time for some lively competition! Join German club in a fast-paced Uno tournament tomorrow, January 30th, in room 200 after school. Contact Frau Schnabel with questions, and check out the German club Instagram: @nchs.germanclub

Do you like to make stuff? Do you want to learn? Come join us at Iron Crafting Club! Even if you have no experience, we have some supplies and can get you started. If you already enjoy a craft, you can bring your project to work on. We will be meeting Wednesdays after school in Room 219, in the sophomore hallway. Buses will be available after 5pm if you need transportation home. Contact Mrs. Poncin in Room 248 if you have questions. 

Starting this week, Music Tech club is beginning work on our first release of the year. This release will focus on how sampling can be used in the creation of a song. If you are interested in learning how to do some basic sampling, recording, or even just contributing to the project, show up to room 30 Thursday from 3:35 - 5 PM or reach out to Mr. Wiechman. 

This week's senior of the week is Maddie Harmon. Maddie's favorite school lunch is chicken nuggets with mashed potatoes; favorite teacher is Mr. Schweinberg; favorite TV show is Gilmore Girls. Maddie plans to attend a 4 year university and major in business. Something you may not have known about Maddie is that she has plans to visit European countries as a graduation trip.

Wednesday, January 24th

Seniors:  This Thursday Night we will be hosting a FAFSA Completion Workshop for those students and families who need assistance with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  The workshop will run from 6:30-8:00 PM in the cafeteria.  Please bring your laptops and social security numbers. Help in both Spanish and English languages will be provided. 

Seniors: Get ready for an exciting session this Thursday during 2nd hour in the IMC. Illinois State University students who are part of Business Week will share  invaluable insights about college life and what to expect. This is your chance to ask questions to current students and gain firsthand knowledge about campus and professional involvement, effective study skills, social life, and success strategies. Don't miss this opportunity for a student-to-student conversation. Get ready to discover what awaits you as a freshman in college. Sign up in your Google Classroom.

Students, the girls track and field season is approaching soon! The parent meeting will be virtually on January 25th and the link will be on the NCHS website. The season will start on the 29th. Join the parent meeting and learn more about the girls track and field team.

Do you like to make stuff? Do you want to learn? Come join us at Iron Crafting Club! Even if you have no experience, we have some supplies and can get you started. If you already enjoy a craft, you can bring your project to work on. We will be meeting Wednesdays after school in Room 219, in the sophomore hallway. Buses will be available after 5pm if you need transportation home. Contact Mrs. Poncin in Room 248 if you have questions. We hope to see you there, and we would love to see any of your finished show-and-tell projects completed during break!

This week's senior of the week is Anthony Robertson. Anthony's favorite school lunch would be the sandwiches, favorite teacher Mr. Reggie Dizon; favorite movie The Flash. Anthony plans to go to college after high school. Something you may not have known about Anthony is that he plays lots of video games.

Wednesday, January 17th

Registration for boys and girls track & field is now open online.

Student athletes must be registered and have a current physical on file in the athletic office before they will be allowed to participate in practice.  

Boys practice will begin today at 3:45 in Room 15. Please see Coach Thomas if needed.

Attention boys who plan to try out for baseball this spring. We will have two informational meetings this week to discuss off season activities and give tryout information. We will meet today at 3:40 in the Senior Cafeteria and tomorrow morning at 7:50 in the IMC. You only need to attend one meeting. Please see Coach Short in the Counseling office if you cannot attend either meeting.

Do you like to make stuff? Do you want to learn? Come join us at Iron Crafting Club! Even if you have no experience, we have some supplies and can get you started. If you already enjoy a craft, you can bring your project to work on. We will be meeting Wednesdays after school in Room 219, in the sophomore hallway. Buses will be available after 5pm if you need transportation home. Contact Mrs. Poncin in Room 248 if you have questions. We hope to see you there, and we would love to see any of your finished show-and-tell projects completed during break!

This week's senior of the week is Noah Haggerty. Noah's favorite school lunch is pizza; favorite teacher is Ms. Wilson-Pridgen; favorite movie is Blues Brothers & favorite TV show is Impractical Jokes. Noah plans to work on the railroad. Something you may not have known about Noah is that he likes older music and takes pictures.