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Jacob’s Family Orchard brings old charm

Jacob’s Family Orchard brings old charm

October 16, 2017


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Looking for something to do one warm Fall weekend? Jacob's Orchard is right outside of Mt. Summit. Jacob's is a popular spot during the fall because of its excellent food, fun attractions, and overall wonderful and nostalgic atmosphere. For those who have never been, Jacob's Orchard is a family run...

PowderPuff Girls 2017

PowderPuff Girls 2017

September 28, 2017


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Every fall, New Castle High school students participate in a sport called Powderpuff Football. Powderpuff Football is an all girls flag football game. Typically the tradition is to have the actual football players take on the roles of cheerleaders. This event was run by the Student Government. Ju...

WIll you read this article for hoco?

WIll you read this article for hoco?

September 28, 2017


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New Castle High School’s homecoming is coming up! 2017 could be the special year for some lucky students! One of the best parts of Homecoming is finding a date! But what if that special crush doesn’t notice you? ?  How would someone ask them to go?  Well, normally the tradition is a sign askin...

Things to look forward to for Homecoming!

Things to look forward to for Homecoming!

September 25, 2017


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This week marks the beginning of Homecoming for New Castle High School. Homecoming only comes once every 4 years for NCHS.  Here is a quick list of multiple events being held this weekend to celebrate NCHS Homecoming. There will themed days for every day up until Saturday. Monday is Pajama Day, so...

All About International Night

All About International Night

Jasper Locke

September 21, 2017


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Every year, the New Castle Choir offers a special look into another culture through the International Night. They prepare food for guests and sing in the culture’s native language. The International Night event is a great way to introduce attending guests to the food and music from many different c...

Freshman Survey

September 11, 2017


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As a way of starting school off with a little perspective, we conducted a survey of 153 Freshman of their opinions of NCHS in the first weeks as freshmen. We asked the students what they considered the most difficult classes so far. The top three were the basic classes, Math, English, and Science....

Write to take flight

Write to take flight

September 11, 2017


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Creative writing can be beneficial to teenagers. Creative writing encourages students to use grammar rules, practice better English, and have a greater understanding of the books they are reading. Creative writing is not just writing books. It can include writing songs or lyrics, poems, short st...

The New Castle skate park officially opens

The New Castle skate park officially opens

September 11, 2017


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New Castle finally opened its new skate park, the New Castle Action Sports Park. The park opened on Saturday, August 12, with a party to celebrate the newest addition to New Castle. The park has already seen a lot of foot traffic in the weeks it has been open, and many students have already visited t...

We All Scream for Ice Cream

We All Scream for Ice Cream

August 25, 2017


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Attention all New Castle high school marching band fans. They are having their first preview show of the school year on August 26th. Their show will be called Weekend Forecast. It will be in the Neal Field at 5:00 pm. The doors open at 4:00 pm. Admission is five dollars. To buy tickets before th...

Clubs that are meeting this year!

Clubs that are meeting this year!

Emily Guffey, Editor

August 15, 2017


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This is the club schedule for the school year of 2017-2018! Chess Club began meeting this Wednesday after school in B126. Chess Club meets every other Wednesday. It is sponsored by members of the New Castle Community. The club has regular tournaments and is welcoming to anyone who wants to learn ...

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