Student of the Month

Newcomerstown High School will be recognizing outstanding achievements for our senior class members by having a student of the month.

Students are selected based on being well-rounded with multiple achievements in areas such as character, leadership, service, athletics, citizenship, and scholarship.

The February 2013 Student of the Month is Amanda Mae Nichole Perkins.

Amanda is the daughter of Brent and Debra

Perkins of Newcomerstown. Amanda is a Rotary Interact member in grades 11 and 12. She is a class officer in grades 9 and 10. She was a Student Council member in grades 9 and 10. Amanda is a member of National Honor Society in grades 11 and 12 in which she holds the office of secretary. Amanda is a youth member of Park Christian Church in Newcomerstown. Amanda is presently a full-time post secondary enrollment option student at Kent State University-Tuscarawas Branch. She is a three-year

Academic Scholar in grades 9, 10, and 11. Amanda has made the President's List in twelfth grade, and the dean's list in eleventh grade at KSU-T. She was an inductee to the National Honor Society in eleventh grade, and made honor roll in grades 9-12. She also earned Outstanding Student Award from Baker's IGA in twelfth grade. Amanda received varsity letters in track (11th), basketball (9-10), cross country (10-11), and choir (10-11). She is a member of 4-H Club, Buckhorn Tribe in grades 11 and 12. She holds the position of treasurer. She is a Tuscarawas County Livestock Judge. She volunteers at Rocky Fork Rodeo Co. in grades 9 and 10, and at Bliss's Veterinary Clinic in twelfth grade. She also is a Red Cross Blood Donor in twelfth grade. Currently, Amanda works as a Courtesy Clerk (part-time) at Baker's IGA and a certified lifeguard at Cy Young Pool in Newcomerstown. Amanda's future plans are to attend Morehead State University, Kentucky for Veterinary Science (Pre-Vet) Program.

Science Fair results

Congratulations to Erin Burrier and Lindsey Garretson for the Best of Show "How does Caffeine effect Blood Pressure?"

Superior ratings -- Erin Burrier, Lindsey Garretson, Sydney Marlatt, Michael Parsons, and Jordan Moore, Morgan Bunner

Excellent ratings-Klarissa Hatfield, Karlee Peach, Shauna Cox, Jared Brooks, Miranda Thornton, Jayde Bricker, Joslin

Glazer, Montana Glazer, Kyle Pritchard, Justin Green, Nicholas Osborne, Danielle Hartline, Nate Bourne, Mason Walkup,

Austin Kyle, Taylor Bradford, Brandy Addy, Megan Cleveland, Kwinten Garretson, Marcus Moulton, Lincoln Shaw,

Walker McMullen, Chuck Dalton, Monica Mowery, Julian Balajadia, Kayla Mozena, Kaitlin McNichols, Breanna Elliott,

Joshua Opphile, Morgan Opphile, Lance Green, Riley Kellish, Makenzie Moner, Joshua Garretson, Kole Carpenter, Rachel

Kistler, Kezdynn Stowers, Tyler Wheeler, Collen Mozena, Tyler Butler, Jocelynn Lenhoff, Sara Miller, Gage Miller, Dylan

Little, Laura Bourne, Brent Heishman, Kylee Fyock, Corey Fox, Darnell Crider-Harris, Jarred Weaver, Annie Johns, Aleasha

Miller, Collin Webber, Dustin Stringer, Tance Brandon, Lucas Barrington, Merada Morehead, Elizabeth Patterson,

Dusty Watson, Stephanie Scarbrough, Avory Hart, Adina Lippencott ,Ben Hartline, Keleal Tarrence, Logan Norman,

Braeden Taylor, James Maddox, Marcus Hursey, Paige McMullen, Kaira Wolf, Sam Watson, Tanisha Grewell, Emma

Landis, Cole Hinton, Adrianni Sharier, Nick Mullens, Derek Crank, and Rachel Hendricks

Early dismissal/In-service days

Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District will be having a two-hour early dismissal on Wednesday, March 27 and on May 8.

We Care for our NHS students. ..

During the last several months, we have become increasingly concerned about the mental health and well being of our students. High school students today face some very tough, very real, and very serious issues. Schools, parents, and the entire community must work together to support and protect our students. We must always stay alert to their struggles and provide the resources they need.

In April, Newcomerstown High School will host two assemblies. The first will be about suicide prevention. The second program will address a variety of character issues to help students make good decisions.

This newsletter contains an anonymous letter from a Newcomerstown High School students who expressed a desire to speak out about self-harming and suicide. These are real students with real stories.

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Dates to remember

March 25 at 9 a.m. NHS Easter Assembly gymnasium

Grades cards passed out at lunchtime

March 27 Early dismissal day (teacher in-service)

Last day of school before spring break

March 28-April 1 Spring break

April 2 Return to school/work

April 4 T-4-C assembly

April 5 NHS Blood Drive gymnasium

April 9 at 10:30 a.m. David Mahon Assembl gym

April 10 Wear blue for prevention of child Aabuse

April 11 Spring pictures with Lenzo Studios

April 11-13 Spring Musical (Kamp KAOS) at 7 p.m. at NMS