News & Notes: March 2017

NCA News and Notes


Volume: 12                              Number: 7                                         March 2017


General Information:

Championship Basketball Game. Are you ready for THE BIG EVENT? This Friday, March 3, at 7pm your NCA Cougars Boys’ Basketball team will be going head-to-head against the Lapilo Men in what is sure to be the sporting event of the year. Come out and cheer for your man at the Enormo-Dome. Don’t miss the exciting play-by-play by legendary sportscasters Marcus Gumball and Tiny Musburger.

Term 4 Start Date
: Tuesday, March 28.

Looking ahead to next year. Enrollment forms for next year will be sent out with the April News and Notes. Please remember to take note of the term dates for the 2017-2018 school year as you make your travel plans.

Term 1             Tuesday, August 8 – Thursday, October 5

Term 2             Tuesday, October 24 – Wednesday, December 20

Term 3             Tuesday, January 16 – Thursday, March 15

Term 4             Wednesday, April 4 – Thursday, May 31



Terra Nova. Achievement testing will be taking place Tuesday through Friday mornings the week of April 18 – 21 for NCA elementary students. Please help your children by making sure that they have plenty of sleep and a good breakfast each day of testing. The 1st through 6th grade elementary students will be testing each morning prior to recess. If a student is ill on the day of testing, make-ups will be provided in the late mornings or afternoons after they return to school. If you have any questions, email the Elementary Principal at .

High School:

Terra Nova. Achievement testing will take place the week of week of April 18. All students will have a modified schedule in order to accommodate testing before the morning break. If a student is ill, make-ups will be provided in the late mornings or afternoons.

AP Tests. AP tests aren’t until May, however they have to be ordered this month. Students who are eligible to take exams were given an information book and were instructed to consult their parents and teachers about which exams they should take. Email the High School Principal at by Thursday, March 9 with your decision about what AP tests your student would like to take.



3 Mar.              ACT registration deadline (

9 Mar.              AP registration deadline ()

9 Mar.              Term 3 ends

28 Mar.           Term 4 begins

29 Mar.          Elementary Assembly 7:45 am in the Conference Dining Hall

7 Apr.             SAT registration deadline (

8 Apr.             ACT at NCA

14-17 Apr.       Easter Holiday-NO School

18- 21 Apr.      Achievement Testing

6 May              SAT at NCA

25 May            Last day of the school year/graduation!


On March 2, 2017, posted in: School News by