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Farmers market open for season

Farmers market open for season

May 22, 2018

Downtown Bloomington’s farmers market is officially open for the summer. Saturday, May 5 marked the beginning of the outdoor season. The farmers market, located on Jefferson, Main, and Center Streets, offers an array of locally sourced goods such as produce, plants, and art.   The market is considered a “producer-only market,” meaning that vendors a...

9 best things about Bloomington/Normal

9 best things about Bloomington/Normal

May 14, 2018

With summer rapidly approaching, many students are looking forward to a summer spent in places, well, other than the cornfields of Bloomington/Normal. While true, Bloomington/Normal doesn’t offer the same landscapes and activities that destination spots across the country might, there are plenty of unique features that make it a fantastic place to li...

Crash: Slapshot snapshot

Crash: Slapshot snapshot

March 21, 2018

Unlike most humans, Sarah Kowalczyk’s (10) feet function better on ice than on grass. Though Sarah learned how to skate at the age of three, she gave it up in favor of soccer. After a few years of soccer, however, she quickly discovered that hockey was where she belonged. That’s not to say that the sport came completely naturally: “My nickname is...

Shumaker: New assistant principal

Shumaker: New assistant principal

February 1, 2018

Mrs. Natalie Shumaker took over Mr. Joshua Fabish’s role as assistant principal after he left for a job opportunity in Florida. Shumaker began working with the NCHS administrative team as an intern this fall, then was hired as Fabish's replacement at the school board meeting on December 3 - officially beginning her role as assistant principal at the beginnin...

Spot the difference: Student section

Spot the difference: Student section

November 29, 2017

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Finals will begin on Tuesday, December 19. All underclassman and juniors must take finals. Seniors with 6 or less absences and a B or better in a course are except from that final.

Fall finals schedule

November 27, 2017

The Lady Iron Swim team capped off their first ever Sectional win with a strong showing at State, finishing 4th overall as a team.

Lady Iron Swim places 4th in State

November 21, 2017

A team of six girls from the Lady Iron swim team attended the IHSA State Swimming and Diving competition last weekend, November 17-19. The team, composed of Grace Ariola (12), Sophie Benson (11), Ashley Bengtson (10), Julia Heimstead (10), Claire Koh (12) and Julia Oostman (12), won 4th place overall after winning their first Sectional title in sch...

Spot the difference: Cheer

Spot the difference: Cheer

November 20, 2017

Spot the difference between these two photos:                     Check the solution here...

Spot the difference: Cheer answers

November 16, 2017

Security camera moved Banner text changed Gray posts removed Ironmen symbol removed from two uniforms Orange stripes removed from one uniform Iron Ike removed

Ready, set, binge!

Ready, set, binge!

October 23, 2017

NCHS students are part of a growing national trend-they are binging. Binge racing. Binge racing, or watching an entire season of a Netflix Original Series within 24 hours of its release, is a phenomenon speeding across the world and the NCHS hallways. Between 2013 and 2016, the amount of launch day finishers increased 20 times, according to...

The road will help alleviate traffic issues for both NCHS and Eastview.

New road connects NCHS, Eastview

October 23, 2017

A new road is being constructed between Normal Community High School and Eastview Christian Church. The construction began in early October and is scheduled to be completed by November 5. Eastview initially proposed the idea of building the road and has funded the project. The church uses NCHS’s student parking lot for additional parking durin...

Mr. Josh Fabish took a job in Florida after 13 years of employment, first as a math teacher, then as an assistant principal. His last day was October 6.

Fabish leaves NCHS

October 10, 2017

After 13 years of service at NCHS, both as a teacher and assistant principal, Mr. Fabish is leaving Unit 5 to work in Florida. This summer, Fabish accepted a job at Ligonier Ministries, a nonprofit organization that equips churches with materials such as books, podcasts, and teaching series. For the past 15 years, Fabish has led worship at a lo...

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