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New Castle Junior High School - Gr. 6

New Castle JH 6th Grade
310 E. Lincoln Avenue 
New Castle, PA  16101

Phone:  724-656-4700 
Fax:  724-856-4159    
Email Office Secretary: [email protected]
Email Guidance:  [email protected]
Look What's Happening in Gr. 6!
News & Announcements

JH6 End of the Year Info & Activities 21-22

As we are coming to the end of the year, please see below for important information/upcoming events for JH 6.
Note - JH 6 Device & Charger Collection is tomorrow 6/2/22

Click HERE for English
Click HERE for Spanish

I thank you for your support throughout the school year and I look forward to seeing our JH 6 students’ many accomplishments throughout their years at NCASD!


6th Grade Celebration Day - June 8, 2022

Click HERE for information on 6th Grade Celebration Day (English & Spanish linked)

Summer Program Grades 6-8


Any student, in grades 6-8, interested in the 4Square Summer Camp, please register using the link below. Spots are limited!
click Here for English 
click Here for Spanish
Students that are in need of credit recovery are not eligible for this program.

Yearbook 21-22

JH 6 Year Book - DATE TO ORDER EXTENDED - Orders Due 5/6/22
Click HERE for details

PSSA 21-22 Information

Please see below for important PSSA information. Please encourage your student to come to school daily during testing and to give best effort! 

ELA:    4/25/22,4/26/22, 4/27/22
MATH:  5/2/22 & 5/3/22
  1. Dr. Marino’s PSSA Letter to Parents/Guardians - English

  2. Dr. Marino's PSSA Letter to Parents/Guardians - Spanish
  3. Pennsylvania Department of Education - PSSA - Cell Phone Letter to Parents/Guardians

  4. Pennsylvania Department of Education - PSSA - Frequently Asked Questions - Information for Parents/Guardians

  5. NCASD District Website Resources


Monthly Promotions 
1.   Promtion #1:  November 1-December 10:  
Celebration:  Movie in Auditorium & Pizza Party on Dec. 16
2.  Promotion #2:  January 3-February 11
3. Promotion #3:  February 28-April 8

Year Promotions

Information about SRI/SRC:  
All students take SRI tests to determine their current reading level. We take this test 3 times each school year and work on students increasing their reading level scores. Students also participate in regular book exchange in the library & are encouraged to read books within their level (range) and take SRC Tests for comprehension. Click on each promotion above to learn more!
*Note:  If a student receives a writeup during a promotion, the student will not be able to participate in the celebration day

Attendance Reminder

Please remember to provide a written excuse any time your student is not in school.
Options How To Turn In:
1.  Written on Paper
2.  Email:  [email protected]
3. Fax:  724-856-4159
(many doctor offices will fax the school directly after your appointment upon your request)
Questions: Please call our JH 6 Office 724-656-4700 option 3 on the menu
Thank you

Sapphire Portal 21-22

In the 6th Grade we use the Sapphire Portal to communicate information. Logging into your Parent Portal you can find your student's schedule, grades, transportation information and much more! I also post announcements in the Parent Portal. 

Linked HERE  (English) is helpful information to set-up your portal/assist you with you existing portal.

Linked HERE (Spanish)

Please remember, you are able to update your contact information, phones numbers, emergency contact names, and email address through your Parent Portal. Updated information is important as I send emails, text messages, and announcements through Sapphire.  If you need further assistance, please contact our office.

Flexible Instruction Day (F.I.D.) - 2/3/22 & 2/4/22

All F.I.D. Instructions are posted in Google Classrooms. 
See below for F.I.D. Reminders for students.

Student Cell Phones - Letter

Please read the letter below that was mailed home regarding student cell phones in school. This letter was also emailed and posted in Sapphire. Thank you for your continued cooperation!

PAYS Survey 21-22

PAYS Survey Information:  Survey November 15-19. Exemption Requests due by November 11

Picture Information 21-22

Please click HERE for information for Grades 6-12 Pictures

2021-2022 Spirit Week Grades 6-12

6th Grade Students...Let's Have Some Fun and Support our Seniors by Participating in Spirit Week! Click HERE to see the fun dress days for 9/27/21-10/1/21.
Upcoming Events
6th Grade Newsletter
Click on the blue links to read what is happening in the 6th Grade

Sapphire Calls/Emails/Texts Gr.6 from Dr. Marino
Please click blue date(s) below for Sapphire Parent Calls/Emails/Texts. If you did not receive, check your contact information on your Sapphire Parent Portal or call the 6th Grade Office.

Jan 4, 21: Student Cell Phones
Dec 1, 21: Newsletter & SRC
Nov 10, 21: Open House & Kidsburgh
Nov 04, 21: Kidsburgh Event
Oct 28, 21: Open House, Kidsburgh, Pictures
Oct 13, 21: Newsletter & Activity
Sept 24, 21: Spirit Week
Aug 25, 21: Back-To-School Event
Aug 13, 21Back To School Info 

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New Castle, PA 16101

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