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New Castle Junior High School
310  E. Lincoln Ave.
New Castle, PA  16101
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Benefit Billboard

Benefit Billboard

The Benefit Billboard illusion was inspired by a t-shirt Mrs. Mays created 8 years ago that showcased "Be a benefit and not a bully" and "expect respect." Through this illusion, she wanted her students to bring together love, peace, and coping skills.  The multicolored hearts are individual, but they come together to create a bigger peace design representing how diverse people can come together to make society/humanity better.  The large message reminds bullies to try a new approach to behavior, while the small hearts reminds victims to stand up for themselves and pass on their "beneficial behavior." Although Mrs. Mays' 8th grade students created the display, the Senior High students of her study hall cut out all of the hearts and researched synonyms to write on them. Mrs. Mays hopes this will inspire our future citizens to treat people humanely and spread happiness.
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Junior High 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Please click HERE to view the New Castle Junior High School 2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year.
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Safe2Say Something

New Castle Junior/Senior High School is pleased to announce its implementation of Safe2Say Something. Safe2Say Something is a new tip line mandated by the state of Pennsylvania that allows students to report at-risk behaviors, warning signs, etc. anonymously. 
Please click HERE for general information regarding Safe2Say Something.
Please click HERE to view the parent brochure.  
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The Kindness Rock Project

Last school year, Mrs. Pierce and Mrs. Shaffer’s students were inspired after one of their peers brought a painted rock to school one day and shared it with the class. The rock was painted with a cat and an inspirational message that said “Smile.” On the back of the rock was a hashtag, #thekindnessrockproject, and the words “keep or pass along for someone to find.” The students became very curious and began asking questions. Mrs. Pierce and Mrs. Shaffer realized that this would be a great opportunity to get their students involved in a project that promoted positivity and mindfulness. They had the students turn this into a research assignment and find out exactly why receiving a positive message could change a person’s mindset. 

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#bethekindkid Campaign

  Support our Kindness campaign by purchasing a special #bethekindkid t-shirt! Cost is $14, $16, or $18, depending on size (cash or check only). Each t-shirt purchase will pay-it-forward by gifting a second t-shirt to a NCASD student!
  To order, please print and fill out this order form and submit the bottom portion with payment to one of the designated staff members listed in the order form (*Checks can be made payable to NCASD).  Order forms are also available at each school. 
Help us to "spread kindness like confetti" by purchasing and sporting a #bethekindkid t-shirt! Your support is greatly appreciated!! 


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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