Virtual Learning Update
Due to the high number of COVID cases in Lawrence County,  the NCASD will remain in the Virtual Learning Model until December 11th, as it is the recommendation of the Department of Health is to stay virtual until the County has two consecutive weeks designated in the Moderate Phase.  Thank you! 
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  • To view Mrs. DeBlasio's November 13, 2020 Virtual Learning Update Letter, please click HERE.

  • Please click HERE for information regarding the first 9 weeks report cards.

  • Please click HERE for Mrs. DeBlasio's November 2, 2020 COVID-19 Update Letter

  • To view Mrs. DeBlasio's October 28, 2020 COVID-19 Update Letter, please click HERE

  • To view the Hybrid and Virtual Learning FAQ's for Term 2, please click HERE.
  • To access NCASD's RETURN TO SCHOOL EDUCATION PLAN (2020-2021), please click HERE.  

Thank you! 

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Happy Thanksgiving

Dear New Castle Area School District Staff, Students, and Families,
As we break from school for the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your cooperation, patience, and support, especially over these past few months. YOU are what makes NCASD such a special community that I am so thankful and proud to be a part of, today and every day.  

Here's wishing you and your families a very blessed and happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy!



Debra A. DeBlasio
2020-21 School Calendar
Please click HERE for the REVISED 2020-21 school calendar.
District News & Announcements

Job Opportunity: Director of Information Technology

The New Castle Area School District is currently seeking a Director of Information Technology. For complete job posting and application deadline, please click HERE.  

Report Cards

Click HERE to view information regarding first 9 weeks report cards.

2020-21 Student Medical Information Form

Medical information, permission to treat, and medical history need to be updated at the beginning of every school year.  Please use this form to update your child's current overall health status.  It also includes a link to the current school year's standing orders that are used when treating illness or injury.  The standing orders include common oral and topical medications that can be administered by the nurse if a child presents the School Nurse with illness or injury. 

Thank you!
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FAFSA Virtual Session for Parents/Guardians

The FAFSA completion session will be a virtual opportunity for parents to complete the FAFSA line-by-line with PHEAA representatives. The event was held at 9 AM on Saturday, November 14, 2020.  

For an informational flyer about this virtual session refer to this link: newcastleFAFSAflyer_2020.pdf.

Click HERE to view a FAFSA Tip Sheet for Parents.


Please click the dates/links below for recent updates and important information:


Please click the dates/links below for recent updates and important information:


The HWL C.A.N.E.S Program is back! For details about this year's virtual program, please click HERE for an informational flyer.  To access the HWL C.A.N.E.S Virtual After-School Program Application 2020-21, click HERE.   

PLEASE NOTE:  Completing this application does not guarantee immediate enrollment into the C.A.N.E.S. program. Enrollments are prioritized based on various eligibility criteria.  If your child is selected for enrollment, you will receive a letter notifying you of your child's acceptance and start date with the C.A.N.E.S. Program.  That letter will include parent and student information for your student's C.A.N.E.S. participation.


Please click the dates/links below for recent updates and important information:


Please click HERE regarding information about Food Services for the 2020-2021 school year. Food distribution will begin again for all NCASD students beginning on Monday, August 31st.
COVID-19 & Return to School 2020-21


As the current landscape of how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts education is continually changing each day, we hope this FAQ Guide will help provide you with the most recent questions and answers as it pertains to returning to school for the 2020-21 school year.  We will continue to work diligently to provide information and updates as they become available.  Please pay attention to the UPDATED date and look for red * updates and changes to previously addressed questions.  Remember, our plan is continuously changing as we receive updated information and guidance from the CDC and other health agencies.

To view our FAQ guide, please click HERE.  


Click HERE to view the New Castle Area School District's plan for restarting athletics under COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines.


To view all of the COVID-19 updates and information since March 2020, please visit:    Thank you!
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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New Castle, PA 16101

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