Weekly Update 6/04/2021

Dear NCHS Family, Wow, what a journey this school year has been! The road was a pretty bumpy one with masks, sanitizing, social distancing, and many events being canceled at a moment’s notice. It was a lot to adjust to initially, but we all learned along the way, had some setbacks, adjusted again, and now […]

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Weekly Update 5/28/2021

Dear NCHS Family, Today we had the honor to recognize the accomplishments of over 130 students in the academic disciplines, the arts, athletics, service to the school and the community at the Annual New Canaan High School Virtual Recognition Assembly. Congratulations to all students who received overall achievement awards. These young people have blazed a […]

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Weekly Update 5/21/2021

Dear NCHS Family, We said goodbye to over 350 seniors on Monday as they embarked on their Senior Internship Experience/Senior Project. The Senior Internship Experience allows seniors to explore career interests and observe a professional setting.  The Senior Project allows students to explore whatever interests them through experiential learning.  Senior project ideas include everything from […]

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Weekly Update 5/14/2021

Dear NCHS Family, Our NCHS Visual and Performing Arts students have been busy preparing to showcase NCHS Arts Week. All events are virtual this year and include our Senior Art Show, end-of-year concerts, composition sharing, and Senior Music Showcase! The Annual Senior Music Showcase is an opportunity for students studying in the NCHS Music Department […]

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Weekly Update 5/07/2021

Dear NCHS, A slice of pizza will brighten any rainy day! The NCHS teachers and staff were treated to the New Haven Pizza Truck on Wednesday in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week~ Thank you to our generous PFA for a delicious lunch! I know they join me in thanking our faculty and staff for their […]

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Weekly Update 4/30/2021

Dear NCHS: In honor of National Poetry Month, NCHS finished the week with students and staff reading some of their favorite poems during the morning announcements.  Some of the titles included “Sonnet” by Billy Collins,  “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by John Donne, and “Instructions on Not Giving up” by Ada Limón.  Denis Mulcahy read […]

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Weekly Update 4/23/2021

Dear NCHS Family, Last April marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Mr. Harvey, a Latin teacher who retired from NCHS last June, reached out to the faculty in the fall of 2019 to plan a building-wide Earth Day celebration. Many teachers signed up to honor the day with lessons and activities that focused on […]

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Weekly Update 4/16/2021

Dear NCHS Family, Welcome back from Spring Break! I hope everyone enjoyed time with family, relaxed, and ready for the school year’s final weeks. We are at the beginning of the last quarter, now is the time to dig deep, stay focused and finish the school year strong. APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! On April […]

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Weekly Update 4/01/2021

Dear NCHS Family, It’s wonderful to hear students’ sounds during passing time in the hallways. It feels like a slight sense of normalcy is back in place. Keeping students safe in school is our goal, and to stay on course, we need your help. Please have a conversation with your child on the importance of […]

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Weekly Update 3/26/2021

Dear NCHS Family: Welcome Spring! We had a successful first full week with all grade levels in the building. Teachers and students took advantage of the warm weather this week and held classes outdoors.  Let’s continue to follow the mitigation strategies to keep us all safe, healthy, and in school!  Please note: Wednesdays will continue […]

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