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Weekly Update 10/13

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Dear NCHS Family,

On Wednesday, the PFA put on a panel presentation entitled, Truth and Consequences of Teenage Drinking.  It was an informative discussion. On the panel were New Canaan Chief of Police Leon Krolikowski, CT State District Attorney Rich Colangelo, Admission Service Chief at Silver Hill Hospital, Dr. Mia Handler, Director of Athletics Jay Egan and myself.  We received questions from parents prior to the meeting and we had a frank and honest discussion about how we can all partner to enrich the lives of our children.  The discussion can be found here.  

Additionally, I sent out my Homecoming Letter. I am hopeful for a fun week, filled with spirit, but I also hope for a week that includes students making good choices.

Dear Parents and Students,

In order to ensure that Homecoming Week activities run smoothly, safely, and with little disruption, I would like to offer the following guidelines. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of do’s and don'ts but rather a set…

Weekly Update 10/6

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Dear NCHS Family,

Progress Reports came out this week and we hope that everyone is off to a great start at NCHS.  You will only see progress comments if grades are below an 80.  The comments should be detailed, specific and meaningful.  If you have concerns regarding your child’s progress in any class, please reach out to your child’s teacher.  The teachers should be updating grades in PowerSchool every two weeks.  If you have questions about PowerSchool, please contact the teacher directly.

Today, we had our first Wellness Walk at the high school. Almost 60 staff members came to the flagpole this morning before school and we went on a brisk walk to start the day.  I am sure there will be many more community walks that we will be participating in and we will let you know.  A special thank you to Janet Reed, Head School Nurse, for setting up the walk.  Getting exercise is a great way to start the day and it was also a wonderful bonding experience for the staff.  You can check out some p…