Good News from New Prairie High School

• Introduction to Housing and Interior Design is learning about home construction from their peers at the Building Trades job site. Wall construction, sub flooring, and a site tour along with lunch on site. Thank you Mr. Hite and the Trades crew!

• The PE 1 kids, period 2, made adjustments as we moved our Ultimate Frisbee games indoors. Mud and wind chased us in. They stayed active, it was still a good day.

• Students in Mr. Stone’s Advanced Plants and Soils class have been loading the greenhouse with cuttings. They are also planning, and will install the drip irrigation system. The FFA chapter is continuing their involvement with the American Rabbit Breeders Association. The chapter helped to prepare the dining area and serve lunch at a rabbit show in Hamlet, IN.

• Lucy Ma, our Chinese teacher, took a field trip to this year’s Friendship Lasts Forever Concert that took place in the historic Chicago Symphony Center on Sunday, September 22, 2019. It featured Chinese vocal and instrumental music presented by world renowned soloists as well as choirs from both US and China, in addition to a massed choir of 400 singers from the two countries.

• The cross country team hosted the Elementary Feeder Cross Country meet. Runners from all three area elementary schools in grades 3-5 competed in the race. NPCC athletes did a great job running the meet!

• Mr. Schellinger's AP US History classes read and analyzed the Declaration of Independence, focusing on the purpose it was written, the goal of the writing, and how it connects to our country in modern times. In smaller groups and as a whole, the class worked through the document, reading it aloud to bring it to life, while sharing individual thoughts about the validity and impact of what was written.

• Students in Ms. J’s Nutrition & Wellness class played their own version of “Heads Up” to review carbohydrates.

• Mythology students are exploring the stories of the Native Americans. Groups chose their own stories and wrote their own scripts to teach their story to the rest of the class. Students performed a skit of the story “How Raven Turned Black.”

• Geometry students used compasses to bring art and math together as they created their own Daisy Designs.

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