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Renovation Update!

Some of our new classrooms are starting to come together! Furniture was delivered yesterday, and we have been playing around with desk arrangements. 

Desk 3 Desk 2 Desk 1

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NPUSC School Safety Update

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February 20, 2018

Dear NPUSC Families:

In light of the recent tragic events in Parkland, Florida, NPUSC is engaging in a variety of steps
and activities to review where we are with school safety and look to do even more to provide the safest
environment possible for our students.

Many have noted that in the recent past NPUSC has taken steps to improve school safety such as adding a School Resource Officer and ensuring all our Elementary schools have secure main entries.  While there may be no full proof plan, NPUSC is committed to taking even more steps to improve our safety plan for students.  In early March, NPUSC will be participating in a LaPorte County Safety Commission meeting to collaborate with local law enforcement and area school districts on what else can be done to be pro-active for student safety.

Also, the NPUSC District Safety Team has recently met and will continue to meet throughout this semester.  Additional safety features are being implemented or researched related to: visitor check-in, additional communications in the event of a crisis situation, additional training for teachers & students on the latest thinking in preventative measures or reacting to a crisis situation, additional ways to restrict access to< classrooms/student areas for unwanted visitors, and identification or pre-assessment of potential safety risks.

While it is not best practice to publicly share all details of a school safety plan, NPUSC will be holding a school board work session March 12th at 7 pm CST at the Middle School LGI Room to publicly discuss many of the additional steps being considered to enhance our district and building safety plans. 

Finally, we embrace the responsibility we have to provide a safe and secure atmosphere for students and staff.  We look forward to working with our school community to implement additional improvements to maintain a safe learning environment for our students.


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Paul White, PhD
Superintendent, New Prairie United Schools

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Sass Second-NPHS January News

Well, 2018 has arrived with lots of snow and brrrrr!!!  I hope you had a great break and shared some down time with your families during the holiday season.  It’s hard to believe that we have wrapped up 1st semester!  A big shout out to all of our athletes and final test takers who tackled the weather to get into school throughout break.  We slow down, but this building never stops.

The renovation project has been coming along, and they appreciated not having to worry about being too noisy during break.  The demolition and rebuilding of the front storm-damaged classrooms and east side is well underway.  Our sanitary lines have been upgraded, and a new water softener has been installed.  Please be careful in our parking lots when attending our events.  With the addition of snow, it has made it even a bit more difficult to navigate.  As I tell our students, keep your eye on the prize!  The upgrades are all going to be well worth the discomfort we are experiencing now.

As we begin our second semester, remember that we offer extra help for English, Math, Social Studies, and Science for ALL students Monday through Thursday 2:30-3:30. We also have a morning session of English and Social Studies that goes until 7:10! It’s a clean slate, and with all the resources available daily, our students are set up to be successful! Please encourage your student to use these resources, and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out; we are here to help.  

The State of Indiana released the 2016-2017 grades for schools, and NPHS received a “B.”  Our overall score was 89.6, up from 84.8 in 2015-2016. These grades are based on state mandated test scores, graduation rate, and  college and career preparation.  We were above the state average in our English test scores, graduation rate, and college and career preparation.

Many of our junior and senior students wrapped up re-testing for the ISTEP+ in December.  A huge shout out goes out to our staff and students who participated in our after school JUMPSTART sessions to review for the test.  Thank you to all of the parents who encouraged their students to attend.  The results should be available in January. We will send them home as soon as we receive them.

 Our staff is working hard to prepare our students for this two part test. All sophomores will be tested on February 27th-March 2nd and April 17th-20th.  Passing these tests will be a  graduation requirement for the Class of 2020.  We will continue to prepare a “well-rounded” young adult having the skills to be successful beyond high school, and meeting this state mandated benchmark is one step closer!

The Freshman Class ROCKED the Attendance competition this semester.  They had 96.58% overall attendance for 1st semester!   We appreciate the students who make attendance a priority.  Building good attendance habits now transfers to good attendance in future careers.  Students who are planning on attending the prom must have 90% attendance for the school year to attend.  

Reminder to seniors:  You must be passing ALL graduation required courses on May 24, 2018 in order to participate in our graduation ceremony on June 3, 2018.  If a senior fails a graduation required course first semester, he/she was enrolled in the class again during 2nd semester. Some seniors have PLATO class requirements that must be completed, as well.  It is very important that our seniors take advantage of in-school and out-of-school time to complete these requirements.  We do not want them to miss out on our graduation ceremony!   A huge shout out to our seniors who are on track to graduate and do their personal best every day.  We appreciate your hard work and dedication!

Summer school will be offered again this summer.  It will be May 30th through June 14th from 7:30-11:30.  More information will be coming.  All students needing to earn graduation required courses will have first priority.  

Our Guidance Department is busy meeting with students about next year’s schedules.  We have posted our elective video on our website for students and parents to view for more details on our offerings.  Our incoming freshman class will be visiting the high school on January 29th during the school day.  We are inviting parents and students to our FRESHMAN Course Selection Evening. We will have two nights, on January 30th and January 31st at 6:00 CST.  Guidance counselors and administrators will be on hand to help out.  As always, join us at NPHS as we showcase our students' talents -- check out our events calendar for info.

January 15th-Snow Make up Day-We are IN session

January 18th-Early Release Day-Release at 1:35

Please don’t hesitate to contact the office with any questions or concerns.  Thanks for a great first half of the year and hold on as we speed through the second half!

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