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NCHS First Day of School Schedule
NCHS First Day of School Schedule
Ben Scism
Friday, August 07, 2020

Parents: 

Our high school students may no longer take first day pictures (or maybe they do in secret), they might not have a special first day outfit, and the excitement and nervousness may have faded a little over the years. However, the first day of school is as important for a sophomore as it is for a kindergartener. I want you to know that we are working hard to make this year’s first day welcoming. COVID-19 has changed some things about the way school will operate, but our excitement about having students back in the building has not changed.

Last year we began a new tradition of freshmen bootcamp with the intent to make it a yearly event. Because we think it is an effective way to introduce and welcome freshmen to the high school, we will do this again but with a few modifications. I want to give you a preview of what the first day of school will look like for your students. 

We are confident this schedule and format will allow us to welcome students back into the building in a personal way and give them time to ask questions and adjust to the new procedures.


Aug. 20, 2020

During their designated time, students will be divided into small groups and address/participate in the following:

  • Meet with Mr. Scism

  • Tour the building (Freshmen)

  • Get and set up laptop

  • Learn new health and hygiene procedures

  • Other activities

Students only attend for their assigned time, for example seniors will only be at school for one hour, from 8:00-9:00. 

8:00-9:00 - Only seniors attend

9:15-10:15 - Only juniors attend

10:30-11:30 - Only Sophomores attend

11:30-12:10  - Staff lunch, students will NOT be served school lunch on this day

12:15-3:15 - Only freshmen attend.

Everyone needs to enter through the front doors on the east side of the school.