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Protecting the planet: Earth club springs into action

Protecting the planet: Earth club springs into action

January 12, 2020

Fires across Australia. Rising sea levels. Species disappearing. With environmental disasters raging across the globe, environmental issues seem too big to solve. Three NCHS juniors are aiming to change ...

Wrestling team adds female competitors to roster

Wrestling team adds female competitors to roster

Zach Holliday, Colin Flack, and Reid Watkins

January 10, 2020

The wrestling team has seen some new faces this year, adding two female athletes to their roster of previously all boys. Shelby Hailey and Pyper Wood joined the team for the 2019-2020 wrestling season....

Student Council gives back

Student Council gives back

December 20, 2019

Student Council members worked to give back to the community by hosting a blood drive partnered with the American Red Cross on November 22 and a canned food drive for the Salvation Army the week of Dece...

Computer Science Honor Society boots up for first year

Computer Science Honor Society boots up for first year

December 18, 2019

Three seniors launched the NCHS chapter of the Computer Science Honor Society this year, with the help of faculty adviser Mrs. Amy Feeney, in an effort to celebrate computer science students’ academic...

Lacrosse meeting reveals new details for the first co-op season

Lacrosse meeting reveals new details for the first co-op season

December 11, 2019

Local high school students interested in joining the Bloomington-Normal Lacrosse co-op attended the newly formed organization’s first informational meeting on Thursday, December 5 at NCHS. The addi...

Decoding a dual degree: An inside look at the Computer Science Associate’s Degree Program

Decoding a dual degree: An inside look at the Computer Science Associate’s Degree Program

December 9, 2019

When the Computer Science Associate’s Degree Program Class of 2022 walks across the stage at Grossinger Motors Arena to receive their diploma, they will leave with two: one hand on their high school diplom...

Lunch and Learn challenges students to rethink recycling

Lunch and Learn challenges students to rethink recycling

November 22, 2019

Mrs. Elisabeth Reed, the director of the Illinois State University’s Office of Sustainability, spoke to students about what happens to items that are donated, thrown away or recycled during Thursday, No...

ACT acts on policy; announces change

ACT acts on policy; announces change

November 18, 2019

A new policy will allow students to retake individual portions of the ACT starting September 2020. Currently, students must complete all four subject sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science - in...

FFA recognized among nation’s top chapters

FFA recognized among nation’s top chapters

November 11, 2019

The NCHS FFA Leadership team competed at the 92nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis from October 29 to November 1. The top ten individuals and the national winning team members in each of the com...

Mrs. Peyton leaving NCHS; transferring to Evans next year

Mrs. Peyton leaving NCHS; transferring to Evans next year

May 29, 2019

Mrs. Caitlan Peyton will be transferring to Evans Junior High School next year to teach P.E. and Health after 10 years at NCHS. Peyton thought she “needed to switch things up” because she was getting ...

Students victorious in competition at State Farm

Students victorious in competition at State Farm

May 29, 2019

Five NCHS students’ app prototype was chosen by a panel of judges as one of two winners in a State Farm sponsored programming competition the week of April 16. The group was one of three from NCHS competi...

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