District News
Register now: Cheerleading Clinic set for Friday, Feb. 13
The Newark High School Cheerleaders are hosting a Cheer Clinic for students in 1st through 6th grades on Friday, Feb. 13 — a day there is no school for students. The clinic lasts from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the NHS auxiliary gym. The clinic costs $30 per student, which includes a clinic T-shirt, pizza and a drink. Download the registration form here for more information. 
Athletic Booster Fish Fry on Wed., Feb. 18
The Newark High School Athletic Booster Fish Fry will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Elks Lodge on 3rd Street in Newark. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Contact the athletic department at 740-670-7430 for more information. 
January 2015 Citizens of the Month
Every month, Newark City Schools honors about 28 students from grades 4 through 12 in every school as our Citizens of the Month. Students are chosen for what they do both inside and outside of the classroom. Also every month, a different group from one of our schools performs for students and their families. This month, the Liberty Middle School Choir performed this month. Thank you to Newark Kiwanis for sponsoring this month's lunch. Congratulations to the January 2015 Citizens of the Month. Find a gallery on Facebook here. 
Donate blood to Red Cross at ASC on Jan. 30
The American Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at the Newark City Schools Administrative Service Center, 621 Mount Vernon Road in Newark. For more information on how to sign up, click here. All donors will receive a $10 Old Horseshoe Restaurant (Johnstown) gift card. To make an appointment please call 740-670-7000, contact Gemma Zimmerman today or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are also welcome. Come to give and enter to win $2,000 in Kroger gift cards for gas or groceries! If you last donated on or before December 5, 2014, you may be eligible to donate. 
3rd Annual Jigsaw Puzzle Contest coming Feb. 21
The 3rd Annual Newark Bands Jigsaw Puzzle Contest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Newark High School Commons. The contest brings teams of four together to try to be the first to finish the same 1000-piece Springbok puzzle. Each team receives one puzzle, four meal tickets and is eligible for other prizes. Download this form for more information and to register. 
Sign up for middle school tennis this spring
Newark City Schools is starting a middle school club tennis team this spring. The three middle schools will play on one combined team coached by Coach Rob Hays (head girls and boys tennis coach at Newark high school) and by Coach Abby Athey (assistant boys and girls tennis coach at NHS) This team will be a coed team in the spring, so any girls or boys grades 6 to 8 at Newark City Schools are eligible to participate. The first practice will be on March 9 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Newark High School tennis courts and practices will be Mondays through Fridays. 
Upcoming Events
Feb
13
No School (Parent-Teacher Exchange)
Fri Feb 13 2015
Feb
16
No School (Presidents' Day)
Mon Feb 16 2015
Feb
19
Late Arrival Day - 2 Hour Delay
Thu Feb 19 2015
Feb
19
Pre-OMEA Orchestra Concert
Thu Feb 19 2015
Feb
20
Citizen of the Month Luncheon
Fri Feb 20 2015
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