Falcon Updates

January 17, 2016

General Information

There are NO Early Release Days in January.

MAP testing this week for Grades 5 - 8.

DROP OFF: Gym Doors will open for those students dropped off early at 7:20 BUT students MUST go in a sit down on the High School side until 7:30. Please arrive as close as you can to 7:30 for drop off. There was no backed up traffic last week from 7:30 - 7:45 then it got really backed up.

Report Cards: Will be sent home on Thursday, January 28th.

Awards Assembly for 1st semester will be Thursday, February 4th. Times listed below.

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 27th from 7:00-8:00 pm to present financial aid information to the families of the Juniors.

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.

Dates to Remember

Monday, January 18 - NO School!

Wednesday, January 20 - The NCLA BOT Meeting 5:30 pm

Friday, January 22 - NO SCHOOL for students. Teachers Development Day.

Tuesday, January 26 - SKATE NIGHT

Wednesday, January 27 - College Financial Aid Workshop - 7:00 pm

Thursday, January 28 - Report Cards sent home

Friday, February 5 - Early Release (1:00 pm)

Friday, February 5 - Representative from Balfour will be on campus at 1:00 for class ring fitting.

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

SKATE NIGHT - Tuesday, January 26th @ 6pm

If we have 70 students at Skate Night, PTO has asked to have a spirit shirt dress down day for Friday, February 5th! So ask your friends to meet you at the skating ring!

AWARDS for 1st Semester

Multipurpose Room on Thursday, February 4th

K-2 8:30-9

5-6 9-9:30

3-4 9:45- 10:15

MS and HS during their lunch time in the cafeteria.

Class Ring Sizing

A Balfour representative will be on campus, Friday, February at 1:00 (Early Release Day) to size for The NCLA official class ring for Class of 2017!


Yearbooks are currently on sale.


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


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.

February - 6th GRADE: TISSUES (need badly) and Glue Sticks


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

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)
  • March 5 (Feb 5)
  • May 7 (April 8)
  • June 4 (May 5)