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Wildcat News Net receives Student Production Awards
Newark High School’s Wildcat News Net students recently received awards in multiple categories from the High School Student Production Awards, which are a part of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards were presented during the Ohio Valley Emmy Awards Gala on July 25 in Lexington, Ky. Student Antoine Groutars won in the Public Service Announcement Category for his PSA about donating blood to the American Red Cross. Groutars also received honorable mentions for a video essay about a trip to Washington, D.C., and for a short film titled "The Bridge." Student Katie Stewart received an honorable mention for a video about a trip to France. Find more information about the awards at this link. 
White Field Construction update, June 30
Dan DeLawder presented the overall White Field plan to the Board of Education on June 30, giving some insight into the plans for White Field beyond the field replacement.
White Field is receiving an upgrade this summer, in the form of artificial turf — paid fully by private donations. Find photos of the current progress here, and a video of the progress here, as of June 26.

Save on a mattress, support Wildcat football on Aug. 2
Is it time for a new mattress at home? Now you can save some money on a new mattress and support Newark Wildcat football at the same time. The team is hosting its first ever mattress sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 2, in the NHS Commons. Visit the Facebook event here, or download this flyer for more information. 
Summer 2015 News Round-Up
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn't mean that all is silent at Newark City Schools. Click "Read More" to find a round-up of the great things that are happening this summer, as well as important announcements related to the 2015-16 school year. 
High School golf tryouts scheduled for Aug. 1, 3
Golf team tryouts for the Newark Wildcats will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 1, at Golfland in Granville, and beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Mon., Aug. 3, at the Trout Club. Students will need to bring their physical and Emergency Medical Forms as well. For Granville Golfland, students need to bring $5 for golf balls. For the Trout Club tryout, students will be walking 18 holes from 7:30 to about 11:30 a.m. Contact Coach Tony Villa by email at acvilla@laca.org. The team also has a Facebook page and Twitter account that will include updates throughout the summer. 
NHS Jr. ROTC receives Silver Star Community Service Award
The Newark High School Jr. ROTC received the Silver Star Community Service with Excellence Award for the 2014-15 school year, the Department of the Air Force announced recently. The award recognizes the top five percent of all Jr. ROTC units based on community service in support of schools and local communities. It is based on the highest per cadet average of community service hours planned and conducted by cadets in a unit. The NHS unit was led by Kathryn Davis. 
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