New Albany - Plain Local Schools 3.22.23

Board of Education - Meeting Recap

The Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on March 20 in the NAPLS Annex. Columbus Metropolitan Library Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Losinski presented information on the library's 150th Anniversary and plans for the future. All board meetings may be viewed on the NAPLS YouTube Channel. Click the live button to view as it was live streamed. You may also view here on the NAPLS website along with meeting timings.

In Case You Missed It: Parenting in the Digital Age

On March 15, members of our Concord Counseling staff presented "Parenting in the Digital Age" in the NAPLS Annex. The second in their series of parent workshops. Counselors shared ways to set appropriate time limits and boundaries and how to keep your children safe online. If you missed it, the slides that were shared are located here.

The final session will be after Spring Recess. Overcoming Perfectionism will be presented in the NAPLS Annex on April 12 - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Perfectionism can be a challenge even for young children. Learn and share ideas about how to help your child strive for excellence, not perfection.

Congratulations to Tyler Beckman, recipient of the visiting author scholarship

Bexley Poet, Maggie Smith visited New Albany High School on February 7, 2023. She met with creative writing classes in the morning and then held an assembly with all 10th & 11th Grade students at the McCoy in the afternoon.

From Tyler's submission... "Your work has touched so many hearts, And helped us each make a new start, So thank you for your artful way, Of helping us through each new day." Beckham received a $1,000 scholarship for his entry. Read Tyler's full submission here.

Thank you to the New Albany Community Foundation, NAHS PTO, New Albany Women's Network for sponsoring the Author-In-Residence Program and these scholarship opportunities.

Governor's Youth Arts Awards - Congrats to our student artists!

The 2023 Governor’s Youth Art Regional Exhibition is held at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington, March 24 - April 29. Nine NAHS student artists have work that will be juried in the exhibition.

Congratulations to the following students for getting their work juried into the 2023 Governor’s Youth Regional Art Exhibition: Graciella Balcerzak, Sydney Burgei, Piper Fischer, Alex Funk, Beylen Gode, Piper Lowery, Evelyn Mejia, Greta Schumacher and Demi Shostak

View the artwork here.

First Grade - The Carnival of the Animals

Take a look at some of the performances!

The Carnival of the Animals - Clips

NAPLS is Hiring!

Interested in a fun and exciting way to work on our Eagle Team and make a difference? The District is looking for support in the following areas:

  • Bus Drivers

  • Food Service Workers

  • Lunch & Recess Aides

  • Eagles Nest - Before & After-School Care Providers (must be at least 16 years of age)

Flexible hours to fit your schedule. Please visit to apply,

For more information, please contact:

New Albany Athletics Fundraiser - New Albany® Pillowcase

Eagles Inspired at New Albany Intermediate School - March 22

NAMS Theatre presents Frozen Jr. - April 14-16, 2023

NAHS Theatre presents Clue: On Stage

Community Connections

Free Community Event at the McCoy Center

The McCoy Center invites you to a free community event, Itzhak: A Film by Alison Chernick. The free screening, which takes place on Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m., highlights the life of renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. The enchanting documentary looks beyond the sublime musician to see the polio survivor who struggled to be taken seriously as a music student when schools saw only his disability. This event is being held in advance of Itzhak Perlman's live performance with the New Albany Symphony Orchestra on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

New Albany Chamber - Upcoming Events

Be Your Own Leader Workshop - April 4

Get ready to unlock your full potential with the power of self-leadership!
Presented by the New Albany Young Professionals (NAYP), this workshop teaches you how to awaken the leader within you. Self-leadership is not just a buzzword, it's a game-changer. Learn how to achieve success by unlocking your talents, taking charge of your life, and making the decision to lead yourself towards your goals. Learn more & register...

Instagram Reels School

One of the biggest pain points for business owners is figuring out how to create a viable social media presence and learning how to use it as a marketing tool. Being able to connect with customers online and through social media has become a crucial marketing tool for small businesses. Instagram Reels School is aimed at giving business owners tips and tools to improve their social media marketing through Meta platforms. Learn more & register...

Our Purpose

The New Albany-Plain Local School District is committed to creating a culture of accountability that achieves the best academic and developmental outcomes for each student.