Falcon Updates

December 13, 2015

Congratulations to 2nd Lieutenant Seth Brannan (11th grade)

He promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol

He is our first cadet to reach a cadet officer rank!

Spirit Week! December 14 - 18

Monday (12/14): Crazy Socks Day and Crazy Hat/Hair Day (must wear uniform bottoms and tops today)

Tuesday (12/15): NCLA Spirit Wear (& Jeans if you would like) :) PEP Rally*

Wednesday (12/16): K - 4 Students will wear Holiday Wear

5 - 11 grade students - Tacky (Ugly) Holiday Wear

Thursday (12/17): Twin Day. Dress like your favorite twin day.

Friday (12/18): K-4 students - Pajama Day (normal outside shoes MUST be worn).

grades 5 - 11 - Star Wars Day or other character day.

*NCLA spirit wear is any shirt with The NCLA on it. (ex: Hero Run shirts, sport or club specific shirts or PE uniform shirts, follow the leader, etc.)

* Uniform bottoms do not have to be worn as long as bottoms are NOT too Tight, or revealing or have ANY RIPS.

Chick-Fil-A Calendars for Sale in Ms. Wood's Office

Calendars are for sale by high school students going on trips in 2016 and 2017.

Cost is $9. For sale on week except Wednesday.

College Financial Aid Meeting for Families of Juniors

Elizabeth Sandy from Wake Forest University Financial Aid office will be at our school on Wednesday, January 29th from 6:30-7:30 pm to present financial aid information to the families of the Juniors.


Yearbooks are currently on sale at a discounted rate of $35 now through December 25th!


HIgh School Trip Sign-up

All students in grades 9 - 11 are invited to sign up for High School European trip in June 2017. Students will visit London, Paris, Rome and Venice.

Price increases around December 30th so register before then if you can.

Visit EF Tours for more information and to register:

For Europe: www.eftours.com/1788214BZ

Tour Numbers!

Europe: 1755214BZ

Information about fundraising will be available to those that sign up.

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Wood at awood@thencla.org


Please click here to join email groups.

You should join your child's group, ALL parents and any sports your children are a part of.

For example: if you have a 1st grader in French's class, a 7th grader (cheerleader) and 10 grader you will need to join: 1. All Parents, 2. Ms. French's class, 3. class of 2021 and class of 2018. 4. Middle school cheerleading


Yearbook - PICTURES


The NCLA yearbook needs your help to fill its pages and there's two ways to do so using Josten's "ReplayIt" application! Here's how...


- Go into any smart phone or tablet application store and search for "ReplayIt", an app. created by the Jostens company. Install the application.

- Create a log-in with ReplayIt. This information is good for use on the ReplayIt website, too!

- Once installed, open the application and click the 'camera' icon on your application homepage after searching for the school's name. It's usually located in a top corner.

- Upload photos directly from your phone into ReplayIt.

- YOU'RE DONE! Yearbook staff will see these photos within moments of their being uploaded.


- Go to http://www.replayit.com/r/

- Click 'register' in the top-right corner of your screen

- Once registered, log into the website and click the blue button labeled "Submit Pics" in the center of the home screen after searching for the school.'s name.

- Upload photos directly from your computer into ReplayIt.

- YOU'RE DONE! Yearbook staff will see these photos within moments of their being uploaded.


- Sports photos

- Dance photos

- Event photos

- Photos with friends

Dates to Remember

Sunday, December 20 - The NCLA Blood Drive (see email from Ms, Amarratti)

Monday, December 21 - January 4, 2016 - Winter Break (Jan 4 is a teacher workday)

See full calendar on website: http://www.thencla.org


January - 4th and 7th grade students are asked to bring in COPY PAPER and CLEANING OR BABY WIPES. Please have your child bring them to their teacher or the front office. These supplies will be used schoolwide.

Driver's Education at The NCLA

Please click on the following link to the website for more information.


Canned Food Drive

Interact Club is sponsoring a canned food drive. Please bring in canned or dry foods to donate to locate to local food banks. Collection boxes are in the main office decorated with College Teams. Put your foods in the box of your favorite college team.

Donate to The NCLA - SOAR

Our capital campaign will kick off in January, but if you have family or friends that are interested in donating to The NCLA, please direct them to this link: http://www.thencla.org/p/soar.html

SAT Dates and Information

The SAT and other College Board tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year.

Click HERE for the SAT website and more information and to register for the test.

SAT DATES: (last day to register in parenthesis)
  • January 23 (Dec 28)
  • March 5 (Feb 5)
  • May 7 (April 8)
  • June 4 (May 5)

Inclement Weather

Any closings or delays will be posted on our website: www.thencla.org

our facebook page: www.facebook.com/thencla and on WFMY and WXII.