Vocational classes move to NCHS

September 27, 2011

By Taylor Clark– One of the most noticeable changes this year is the vocational classes that are now located throughout the school. Over the summer, five new vocational classes moved to NCHS. Soni Jones, student services coo...

Comcast offers new low-cost Internet for needy students, families

September 23, 2011

By Lauren Cross–  Students who receive free school lunch may now be eligible for a low-cost computer and Internet access at home. At the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year, Internet provider Comcast began to offer service...

NCHS makes the grade

September 23, 2011

By Andy Biller– Students around NCHS may have heard praises from teachers and administration that the school is now off of academic probation for the state of Indiana. Students may be wondering, though, why this is so important and what have they done to contribute to this recent...

Phoenix welcomes 21st century changes

September 23, 2011

By Taylor Herr–  This website is the new and improved version of the Phoenix, the school newspaper that has provided students with news and important information in some form or another for years. Students can expect many...

Bennett’s supporters ‘defend the legacy’

September 22, 2011

Students model the #teambennett tshirts sold at Sports Corner. Photo by Lauren Cross By Lauren Cross– When former New Castle student and current Butler basketball player Chase Stigall and his father wanted to show suppo...

State says out with cursive, in with keyboarding

September 19, 2011

By Andy Biller – Think back to third grade; remember learning to write cursive? Most students at NCHS recall mindlessly repeating the squiggles, loops, and curves that make up the cursive alphabet. Some students may hold tho...

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