12th Gr Networking: College Process Follow-Up & Senior Year Essentials

9/21/2022 8:47 pm

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9th Gr Networking: Welcome to High School

9/13/2022 8:52 pm

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New to NC Pizza Lunch

9/13/2022 8:50 pm

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Senior Year Overview

9/13/2022 8:48 pm

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NCHS Open House

9/7/2022 4:37 pm

 

We look forward to seeing everyone at NCHS Open House! Below find some key information for the evening:

  • Freshmen parents will meet with administration beginning at 6:30 pm in the auditorium.
  • All grade levels will begin class meetings at 7:00 pm.  
  • Drop in during your students' assigned or free period to meet the PE and Health Ed teachers:
    •  9th Grade Health Education teachers will be in Room 201
    • 10th Grade Health Education teachers will be in Room 202
    • Physical Education teachers will be in the Main Gymnasium.
  • Support classes and classes that meet for less than a full block will be a drop-in to meet the teacher. (i.e ACES//Writing Center/Math Center/Learning Center)
  •  Parents should only attend the full Science class; minis do not need to meet.  
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PFA September General Meeting

9/1/2022 7:37 am

 

Please join us for the first NCHS PFA meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. This meeting is the first of six general meetings that we host in conjunction with the administration and faculty.

 

Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends and visit with Principal Bill Egan! Coffee and refreshments will be served.

 

EVENT LOCATION: Wagner Room

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Freshman T-Shirt Distribution

8/29/2022 10:38 am

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Two New to New Canaan High School Events

8/17/2022 3:14 pm

 

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10th Grade Networking: Post High School Planning

5/16/2022 1:21 pm

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May General Meeting - Last One of This School Year!

5/6/2022 12:29 pm

 

We are hosting our final PFA General Meeting (in person!) on Wednesday, May 11th at 9:30am in the Wagner Room.

We will be voting on the proposed slate for next year as well as the 2022-2023 budget followed by a parent coffee and Q&A session with Principal Egan. We hope to see you there!

 

To view the proposed slate for next year’s executive board please click HERE and to view the proposed budget for the 2022-2023 school year please click HERE.

 

EVENT LOCATION: NCHS Wagner Room

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Thank You NCHS Faculty & Staff!

4/29/2022 12:00 am

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College Ready? What to Expect & Tips for the Transition.

4/21/2022 11:35 am

 

Gregg Sloane, Teen Talk Counselor at NCHS, will share advice on how to prepare our seniors for independent living as well as prepare parents for the upcoming transition. Gerald Gjertsen of Lampert, Toohey, and Rucci will also discuss all the legal documents employed when a child turns 18 and enters college.

 

Tips for Transitioning to Freshman Year (presentation slides)

 

 

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Safe Driving Week (All Grades)

4/21/2022 11:34 am

 

With a special focus on keeping our teen drivers safe, this important week-long initiative includes impactful, interactive activities including distracted driving simulators and a Fatal Vision Goggles Challenge that will drive home safety messages to bring awareness to and help prevent the riskiest of teen driving. The week concludes with an assembly featuring Chris Sandy from Choices Matter. Chris Sandy is a motivational speaker specializing in alcohol awareness. He shares his powerful story of being charged and convicted of vehicular homicide by DUI and serving 8 ½ years in prison for his crime.

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High School: What's Next! A Look Ahead.

4/7/2022 12:00 am

 

 

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Spring Break: April 8 - April 15

4/6/2022 6:00 am

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A Look Inside College Admissions

4/3/2022 7:13 am

Join the school counselors and admissions representatives from Boston College, Rhodes College, Texas Christian University, and University of California, Los Angeles. Get an inside look at an admissions committee at work! 

 

During the session we will review three fictitious applicants to an equally fictitious college and reveal how an applicant is considered during an admissions cycle.

 

This program is geared to juniors and sophomores and it will be recorded.  

 

EVENT LOCATION: The Zoom link will be made available before the event.

 

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College Essay Workshop featuring Mindi Trimble of The College Essay Guy

3/13/2022 1:56 pm

 

The NCHS PFA and the NCHS Writing Center have organized a virtual two-part college essay workshop for all students.  The workshop will run in the evenings on March 22 and March 29 from 7:00-8:30 pm.  

 

The first workshop will help students generate ideas for their college essays, and the second will help students select an organizational structure that will best develop their ideas. Once students have a draft of their essay, they are encouraged to bring it to the Writing Center for additional feedback.

 

All students are welcome to join!

 

EVENT LOCATION: Click HERE for Zoom link.

 

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11th Gr Networking: Planning the Spring College Search

3/4/2022 1:41 pm

 

Calling all parents of juniors!

 

Please join us to hear our NCHS Counselors discuss what juniors and their parents should be considering for their college search this spring. They will discuss how Naviance can be used as a tool in this process and how planning your student’s summer can help smooth the transition into the senior year phase of their college search.

 

We look forward to seeing you for our first in person 11th grade networking meeting this year!

 

EVENT LOCATION: NCHS Wagner Room

 

Download the College Visit Checklist (PDF)

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March General Mtg: A Parent's Guide to Modern Teen Dating, with New Canaan CARES

3/2/2022 5:14 pm

 

Join Emma Kate Freatman, LPC at Silver Hill Hospital, for an open and honest conversation about modern teen dating. Learn what teens are saying and leave with tips to start the conversation and keep it going. Bring your questions!

 

EVENT LOCATION: NCHS Wagner Room

 

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NCHS Talk & Tour for Parents

2/26/2022 1:20 pm

 

NCHS Parents!

 

Join Principal Egan and his team for an in-person Meet and Greet. There will also be a Q & A session followed by a tour of NCHS. All questions must be submitted in advance of the meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to see our kids and teachers in action! 

 

Event Location: NCHS Wagner Room

 

RSVP here

 

(RSVP requested to help plan the building tour)

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Winter Break: No School Feb 18 - 25

2/17/2022 12:00 am

 

FEB 18: No School - Professional Development Day

FEB 21 - 25: No School - Winter Break

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Brownie Cake Pops On Sale Feb 10th

2/10/2022 9:26 am

 

Epic-Sized Brownie Cake Pops will be on sale for $10 each in the NCHS Lobby from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM on the following days:

 

February 10th

February 11th - DATE CANCELLED

February 14th - DATE CANCELLED

 

Cash or Venmo Only

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Last Chance to Purchase Sweet Treats

2/9/2022 12:00 am

 

Surprise your special someone, or treat yourself, and support the 2022 NCHS Post Prom at the same time. All proceeds will go to this year's event. 

 

Click the image above to go to the order form.

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10th Grade: Creating a College Testing Plan

1/21/2022 3:16 pm

 

Save the date for the NCHS Sophomore Parent Program:

 

Creating a College Testing Plan
Thursday, February 3, 2022 | 9:30am

 

Learn the differences between the ACT and the SAT and how to plan for either.  More information will be posted in mid-January. This meeting will take place via Zoom and will be recorded.    

 

EVENT LOCATION: Click HERE for Zoom link.

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PFA General Meeting with Saxe PTC

1/6/2022 5:04 pm

 

Join us for the first PFA General Meeting of 2022 on January 12th at 9:30am. Superintendent Dr. Bryan Luizzi will be our guest speaker to give an update on the current school year as well as to discuss the 2022-23 budgeting process and answer general questions from the group.

 

EVENT LOCATION: https://ncps-k12-org.zoom.us/j/94799779300

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