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Heart in Hurst

Heart in Hurst

Kaleah Cowan, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under News, Reviews, Showcase

Choir Director Matthew Hurst has been gracing our school with wonderful music, joyful smiles, and his beautiful voice since 2014. Hurst’s  first year at New Castle was in 2014. He teaches both high school and middle school women's choir. He is been into music since he was little. "I grew up...

Newly Enforced Youtube Terms Have Creators Scrambling

Newly Enforced Youtube Terms Have Creators Scrambling

October 31, 2016
Filed under News

YouTube has earned its place in our society. Everyone has their own personal favorite kind of YouTube video. A single video about a cat playing with a ball of string could end up leading to a video about the how the Civil War got started. To put it simply, YouTube has many different videos, but a recent...

New Castle fifty-seventh Achievement Day

Journalism Class
September 29, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

September 30th will be New Castle High School’s Fifty-Seventh Achievement Day. In all, 83 students will receive an award for academic greatness. This includes twenty senior green jacket and commemorative ring achievers, twenty-seven senior crest and certificate achievers, and thirty-six junior certificate...

Cinderella’s Ben Brock Steps it up as Prince Charming

Cinderella’s Ben Brock Steps it up as Prince Charming

Jennifer Baker with Emily Guffey, Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

“A dream is a wish your heart makes;” that quote is probably the most well known from Cinderella. Ben Brock is going to be Prince Charming in the upcoming fall musical.  This year's fall musical has a twist of 80s rock with the tale of Cinderella.  Brock is only one of the amazing actors taking...

Senior Recognition for Yearbook

Senior Recognition for Yearbook

September 15, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

(DO NOT POST IN COMMENTS-Fill out survey using link below!) This year is the 100th anniversary of the Rosennial yearbook!  We hope that we will be able to highlight seniors in a special way this year.  We would like to include all senior's accomplishments throughout high school.  We want to shout...

Changes coming to New Castle Community Schools

May 24, 2016
Filed under News

There is change on the way in the near future in the New Castle Community School Corporation. On April 28 a meeting was held at Eastwood Elementary School to discuss future changes that could be made to improve the school environment while also improving the schools as a whole. Many issues were discussed...

Top ten biggest events of the year

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
May 24, 2016
Filed under News

The school year is coming to a close. There has been big news at New Castle High School almost constantly. From students representing NCHS at state to prom to news of change coming to the schools, there has always been big news and a story to tell. Now let us look at the biggest newsworthy events during...

Your Source of Senior News RIGHT HERE!

Your Source of Senior News RIGHT HERE!

April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Find the Senior Letter and the calendar of events for your last month of high school. Senior Letter 2016  Master Senior Calendar 2016...

NCHS boys basketball season wrap up

NCHS boys basketball season wrap up

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
March 14, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The New Castle High School boys basketball season came to an end in the sectional championship game against Connersville 63-55. The boys played hard all season. The team met and exceeded expectations all season. The Trojans finished the season with a record of 17 wins and 8 losses, an 8 win improvement...

No more agendas!

No more agendas!

Erin McCullough, Reporter
March 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Have anyone ever wondered where the printed version of the school agendas have went? The school board has decided to use online agenda through Pinwheel. Students know that the schools are trying to stay up with the technological boom but taking the agendas away from students is a bad way to save money. Kee...

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