Falcon Updates

January 10, 2016

General Information

There are NO Early Release Days in January.

I will not have Coffee with the Principal on Friday, January 15th due to MAP testing this week. If you have questions that need to be answered, please email me directly.

MAP testing will begin this week for K - 4 and next week for Grades 5 - 8.

MIDTERMS: January 11 - 15 for MS and HS Students.

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

Awards Assembly for 1st semester will be Friday, January 29th. Times TBA.

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.

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

Tuesday, January 12 - 5th and 6th Grade Parent Meeting at 6:00 pm in MP room

Tuesday, January 12 - Middle School Interest Meeting for Baseball and Softball at 6:30

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.

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

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

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


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


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.

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)