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Weekly Update: November 10 – 16

Posted by TNCS on Nov 9, 2018

  • Saturday, November 10

    • Upper School Homecoming Dance
  • Tuesday, November 13

    • 8-12th Grade Science Fair
  • Wednesday, November 14

    • Juniata College rep visit
    • READ Art Show & Sale meeting, 4:30pm, Westbrook House
  • Thursday, November 15

    • Festival of the Arts field trip


Science Fair for Grades 8-12 

Science Fair for students in grades 8-12 will be held on November 13th this year. This is a Tier 3 dress day for 8-12 grade students. The students’ projects will be judged during their science classes. Starting at 2:00 pm, families of students in grades 8-11 are invited to come see the students’ projects. The students will be ready to explain their projects and answer questions during this time. Students currently taking Environmental Biology will be presenting their projects in the commons from 1:30-2:45. Families of these students are invited to come watch these presentations. From 2:45-3:30 pm, there will be an awards ceremony in the gym. Winners will be announced for each grade level. One senior science student will be chosen to present their project during the ceremony. Click here for parking information and schedule.

Tech Tip of the Week

Don’t forget, an iPad is a computer too. Closing an app doesn’t mean has Quit. Double-click the ‘Home’ on the screen and then swipe up on open apps.

Purchase Raffle Tickets – Now Through November 20! 

Virginia Beach Getaway | Tacky Lights Tour + Dinner | READ Night Out!
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The holidays are approaching, and we know you will be busy shopping for gifts, decorations, and more. Shop through, make The New Community School your charity, and support TNCS!


College Rep Visit

Robert Yelnosky from Juniata College will be visiting TNCS on Wednesday, November 14th. The information session will be in Mrs. Harley’s room (Morris Hall, Room 103) during Extra Help. Sophomores and Juniors who are interested in learning more about Juniata and Seniors who are applying to Juniata College should plan on attending.  

College Applications 

The November 15th college application deadline is approaching quickly. SAT and ACT scores should be sent ASAP. It is now necessary to RUSH scores. Scores are sent from College Board or It can take up to two weeks for scores to be delivered to schools. Rush delivery can take 2-3 days.  

The December 1st college application deadline is also approaching. Be proactive and send SAT and ACT scores before the holiday! Scores are sent from College Board or 

See Mrs. Harley for help or use this link for instructions on how to send scores. This link can also be found on the College Counseling Portals Page. 

Festival of the Arts 

Select Upper School students will be attending the VAIS Festival of the Arts on Thursday. 


Winter Sports Details

Click here to view the Winter Sports Grid, which includes practice schedule, coaches, and more.

Athletic Schedules

Daily schedules for each team can be found at Please create a FAN ACCOUNT for your child’s team so you can receive alerts of schedule changes.   


Pizza Mondays

Mondays are pizza days for lunch at TNCS, to benefit the athletic department. Slices of cheese and pepperoni pizza from Domino’s are available. Students place their order on sheets posted on campus. Pizza is $1.50/slice. Drinks are also available for $1.00. Both are billed to the student’s account. Cash is not accepted.

We are looking for parent volunteers to help serve pizza on Mondays from 11:45am – 1:15. Click here to sign up to help!

Jason’s Deli Lunch Options Tuesday – Thursday

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays students are able to purchase in advance lunches from Jason’s Deli. Orders are submitted online by noon the day before delivery. Click here for the order form, which can also be found via a link at the top of the school’s homepage.

Food Truck Fridays

Join us for our Food Truck Fridays! Upper School Lunch, 12:32 – 1:05; Middle School Lunch, 11:58  12:31.  

  • Friday, November 16 – Carytown Burgers and Fries 
  • Friday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Break 
  • Friday, November 30 – Pizza Lunch benefiting Saber Athletics