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New Castle Senior High School

 300 E. Lincoln Ave.
New Castle, PA  16101
Keystone Exam Information for Parents and Guardians

2018-2019 Winter Keystone Exams

The 2018-2019 WinterKeystone exams are quickly approaching. It is imperative that if your student is required to take the exam, they are well rested and in school on the scheduled dates. If you have any questions regarding the exam, please contact Mrs. Jonalyn Romeo.
Please click HERE to review the Pennsylvania Department of Education's electronics policy regarding the exam, as well as other general information for the parents or guardians of test-takers.
The dates for the exams are:
Literature - December 3rd and 4th
Algebra - December 5th and 6th
Biology - January 14th and 15th  
Literature and Algebra Make-Ups - December 7th, 10th-14th
Biology Make-Ups - January 16th-18th 
Homecoming 2018
News & Announcements

College Acceptances Class of 2019

 As of November 15th, 2018, 59 seniors from the Class of 2019 have been accepted to higher education programs! Click HERE to see a list of the students and the schools they've been accepted to, and stay tuned for more acceptances on the way!

PMEA Honors Band

On Tuesday,  November13, 8 New Castle High School Band students auditioned at Westminster College for the PMEA Honors Band Festival.  They competed against students from 32 other school districts from Lawrence, Butler, Beaver, and Mercer counties.  We had 3 students successfully qualify for the PMEA Honors Band Festival that will be held November 29-December 1 at Westminster College.  The festival will conclude with a concert at 2:00pm on December 1.
Anton Green (11th grade), Paydon Greathouse (9th) , and Raven Chappell (12th)
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Stop the Bleed

At the teacher in-service on November 6th, Philip Rozic from UPMC presented the Stop the Bleed initiative to all NCASD faculty and staff. We are now more prepared than ever to administer live-saving measures should our district ever face an emergency. We would like to extend our gratitude to Mr. Rozic, UPMC, the New Castle Fire Department, the New Castle Police Department, and STAT MedEvac. Please click HERE to view photos from the training.

Boys' Cross Country Team

Congratulations to the New Castle Boys' Cross Country team on another outstanding season. By clinching the 2018 Undefeated Section Champion title for the third season in a row, our boys have now won 24 consecutive dual meets. Throughout this season, they were victorious over 25 other teams at the McDowell Invitational, 32 teams at the Big Red Invitational, 42 teams at the Sharpsville Blue Devil Invitational, and 20 teams at the Tri State Coaches Association Invitational. Additionally, the boys won the Midwestern Athletic Conference Championship (MAC) for a second consecutive time. They finished off a spectacular season during their WPIAL and State meets; they finished in 3rd place in the AA WPIAL Championships and 7th place in the AA State Championships. A special congratulations to Junior Anthony Litrenta, who placed 4th individually at WPIALs and 22nd at States!
Welcome Back From Mr. Litrenta

Welcome Back From Mr. Litrenta

Please click HERE to read Mr. Litrenta's Welcome Back message for the 2018-2019 school year!
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FAFSA Meeting

There will be a meeting regarding the FAFSA process from 9-11am in the New Castle High School Auditorium on Saturday, November 10th.

Please click HERE to view the presentation from Financial Aid Night.

Please click HERE to view the FAFSA Checklist.

Please click HERE to view the FSA ID form.
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Free for All - Breakfast & Lunch

All district students will continue to receive free breakfast and lunch every day during the 2018-2019 school year.  More +
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New Castle Area School District
420 Fern Street
New Castle, PA 16101

Phone: 724-656-4756 | Fax: 724-656-4767
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