Carpentry 1 students worked on their deck project today. They started the day with only the concrete columns in the ground and finished the day with posts set, support beam in place, and all of the floor joists temporarily set. Plenty of work to do still but they made some awesome progress today! Go Tigers!!! #NLTigerPride... See MoreSee Less
May is School Board Recognition Month, sponsored by the Iowa Association of School Boards to celebrate the contributions of board members to Iowa public education. The New London Community School District is celebrating the work of our school board who has maintained their commitment to students, schools, and communities while facing challenges and making decisions they never could have anticipated when they were elected.
While school board members are elected by the community, they serve as unpaid navigators who help students set sail by devoting their time to monthly meetings, reviewing board materials, communicating with citizens, exploring learning opportunities, and attending school functions and activities. Most importantly, our school board has made tough decisions that impact the health and safety of students, staff, and the school community, while continuing to prioritize student achievement and educational equity.
The New London School Board is charged with charting the course for our school district. They oversee the budget, develop policies, set the atmosphere for the district, and make decisions that impact the entire community. They serve 570 students, 96 employees and our coaching staff. It’s a big job for no pay, but our board members serve to meet the needs of our students and our community.
The New London Community School District is shining a spotlight on our school board members at the regular monthly meeting on May 17, 2021 at 6:00 PM. If you have any words of appreciation that you would like to share with the board, please attend the meeting or share a comment to this post.
The board members serving New London Community Schools and their years of service are
Board President, Lindsay Porter (11 years of service) Vice President, Jesse Howard (6 years of service) Member, Shane Mettler (8 years of service) Member, Tasha Gipple (2 years of service) Member, Tim Myers (2 years of service) ... See MoreSee Less
7th graders are starting their final unit of the school year in math with a game of chance. Students will be gathering data and using statistics to figure out the probability of certain outcomes happening.
Teacher Appreciation Week! This week we will not only recognize our amazing teachers, but all of our staff. If you see one of our great staff members please take the time to share your appreciation for all they have done this school year! ... See MoreSee Less
Earlier this week we had shared our plans to move forward with our mask policy to complete the year. However, throughout this week we have had a few positive COVID-19 cases in the MS/HS building arise. We have not had to quarantine any students due to close contact, unless they live in the same household.
Due to this slight setback we will continue to maintain the current practices in our MS/HS for the final month of school. However, we will still expand masks being optional for our 4th and 5th graders as we have continued to have great supporting data.
When we began this journey, our goal was to make the best decisions using our local data in order to complete the school year face to face. Thus far we have accomplished that and in order to not have any further setbacks with only 20 days of school remaining we will follow the following practices. Again, thank you for your continued support this school year.
Elementary (Pre-school - 5th grade) · Busing transportation will no longer require masks. · Drinking fountains will be turned on for use and disinfected regularly. · All staff have the option of wearing a mask. · P.E. will no longer require students to be masked. · PK-5: All students will have the option to wear a mask. (ONLY Change)
MS/HS (6-12) (No Changes) · Busing transportation will no longer require masks. · Drinking fountains will be turned on for use and disinfected regularly. · All staff have the option of wearing a mask. · During our 4-minute passing time students will not be required to wear a mask. · P.E. will no longer require students to be masked. · All rooms that are able to social distance will give the students the option of wearing a mask or not. (This allows for no Quarantining) Middle School: Mr. Chiri, Mr. Bence, and Mr. Barron’s rooms will give the students the option of wearing a mask or not. Students wanting to wear a mask will be provided seating with students also wearing a mask (students will be socially distanced in pairs).
· All other rooms that are unable to accommodate social distancing and choice of masks will provide 10-minute mask breaks at the beginning of the hour and then require students to put their masks back on. ... See MoreSee Less
It's Musical Weekend! #NLTigerPrideTonight and tomorrow night at 7PM the New London Masqued Tigers and New London Performing Arts present: The Addams Family! Come join Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, and the entire Addams cast & crew this evening and tomorrow evening at 7 PM in the New London High School auditorium. They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious, and spooky, they're all together ooky, the Addams family! Tickets are available online via the link below($6) or at the door the night of the performance ($5). Passes will not be accepted. These students have been working extremely hard, and we can promise this will be one of the best high school productions you've seen! Please join us one night (or both!) and help us celebrate their hard work and dedication. We hope to see you there, and remember, "Normal is an illusion"! TICKET LINK: newlondon.booktix.com/ *If you are using the online option, please make sure you read all of the instructions on each page! ... See MoreSee Less
Due to our HS teams being away at a meet, we are looking for some community members to help us with our Junior High track meet on Thursday, April 29 beginning at 4:30 PM.
We are asking you to report to the check in table on the South side of the football field at 4:00 PM on Thursday. Your responsibilities will be here and Mr. Fry will be able to help you get where you need to be.
If you're already planning to attend the meet as a spectator, you can sign up to help with a specific event and still be able to watch the meet. An announcement will be made and you'll be able to report when your position is called to help.
The NL Tiger Food Pantry has an exciting announcement!! We were awarded a grant of just under $6,000.00!! This will enable us to purchase much needed freezer space and additional shelf units! We have been growing and want to continue to be able to serve our students, families, and community! We appreciate everyone who makes it possible to keep our pantry up and running! ... See MoreSee Less