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Prom Dress Code Guidelines

April 16th, 2014

This Powerpoint provides information about the North Warren dress code for the Prom. This is a very special event for our school community. Our students, teachers, and administrators take much pride in planning and enjoying this wonderful event as participants. As with any function sponsored by the school, we insist that everyone complies with school policy and rules. The dress code is an important expectation to ensure that students understand how to dress appropriately for this type of event. We want to ensure a Prom experience that is fun, safe and memorable. We are very proud that our students have always complied with school policy and have participated with enthusiasm and good behavior.

If you have any questions about the NWR Prom Dress Code Guidelines, please contact:
Mrs. Barbara DeRenzo, bderenzo@northwarren.org
Mr. Louis Melchor, lmelchor@northwarren.org
Mr. Lou Sylvester, lsylvester@northwarren.org

 Prom Dress Code 2014

Thank You,
Louis A. Melchor
Principal

Health Alert for NWR Parents

April 16th, 2014

North Warren Regional has a confirmed case of the chickenpox (varicella). If your child develops a rash that looks suspicious of chicken pox, please see your physician and notify the school by leaving a message with our school nurse at 908-362-8211 x1113.

This is a reportable disease. Warren County Health Department has been notified, and this message is part of established protocol.

Multicultural Fair

March 28th, 2014

The North Warren Regional Spanish Honor Society in conjunction with the World Language Department is hosting a Multicultural Fair on Friday, May 2nd from 9am to 2 pm to show case our diverse community heritage.  

We are currently looking for presenters, exhibits and performers from the community and asking students, parents, faculty, community members, and businesses to help.  The multicultural fair will include informational stations where photos, posters, authentic objects or art, books, research projects, jewelry, traditional dress, musical instruments or foods can be displayed.   Participants can perform on stage throughout the day by dancing, singing, or playing an instrument or song native to their country or heritage.  Participants can also offer instructional demonstrations such as martial arts, calligraphy, etc.. 

If you are interested in participating in the second annual Multicultural Fair, please complete and submit the attached form by April 11th. Multicultual Fair Registration 2014

Throughout the day, May 2nd, students, parents and community members are invited to take a stroll “around the world” to visit the many unique places, customs and traditions that our community heritage has to offer.   If you would like to bring a school group to the fair (grades 5 and up recommended), please email nwculturalday@yahoo.com.  This is a free event and we hope to continue this annual tradition. 

Multicultual Fair Registration 2014

Snow Day Make-Ups

February 18th, 2014

At this time we have used more than the 5 days that are built in to the school calendar for snow, and need to reclaim some of the instructional days from the Spring recess. The following dates are now regular school days:

  • Friday, February 14, 2014 – Full Day schedule to recoup one snow day
  • Monday, April 14, 2014 - Full Day schedule to recoup one snow day
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Full Day schedule to recoup one snow day
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014 adjusted to a full day schedule and Friday, May 16, 2014 as a half-day schedule for a PLC Day.

 

2014 Relay For Life of North Warren

February 18th, 2014

The 2014 Relay For Life of North Warren will be held on June 7/8, 2014 at the North Warren stadium. Start your team today at http://www.relayforlife.org/northwarrennj

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New Breakfast Item

November 18th, 2013

As a courtesy to our students, the NWR cafeteria will now offer a “boxed breakfast” entree in addition to the breakfast sandwich and bagels in the morning from 7:00 am until 7:30 am. The regular price of the “boxed breakfast” will be $2.00. 

Students who qualify for free lunches will also qualify to have the “boxed breakfast” for free. Students who pay a reduced price for lunch will be charged $0.25 for the “boxed breakfast.” If your child/ren wish to purchase the “boxed lunch” item, they can scan their ID tags or use their lunch number to purchase. Once at the register, the item will ring up either free or reduced price. 

Please note, if your child wishes to purchase one of the other breakfast items, they will be charged the full price. 

North Warren believes that students who have a healthy breakfast in the morning perform better and we hope that this new item will help all our students achieve to their full potential!

NWR Marching Band

November 11th, 2013

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 our North Warren Regional Marching Band completed its season, with a record of 7-0, by taking home the title of the USBands Division III A 2013 National Champions, held at MetLife Stadium in Rutherford NJ.

The competition included 18 other bands from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, and Maine. Our Marching Band achieved a season high score of 96.425, also taking home caption awards for Best Effect & Best Visual Performances. The kids took 1st Place and were crowned “National Champions”.

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IMPORTANT CHANGES

November 8th, 2013

Important Changes

November, 2013 

Dear Student/Parent: 

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that at the October 28th Board of Education meeting, Policy 5430: Class Rank and Regulation 5440: Honoring Pupil Achievement were revised and adopted. The revisions to both of these documents became effective at that time.   Read More … »

 

 

North Warren Designated “One of America’s Best High Schools”

May 9th, 2013

North Warren Regional School District in Blairstown, NJ is very proud to have been designated by Newsweek and the Daily Beast as one of America’s Best High Schools!

The designations are based on 2011-12 data. 5000 high schools were invited to participate, 2500 responded and the top 2000 have been designated. North Warren ranked 1426 on the list. This is the first time that North Warren has received this designation.

The methodology is weighted as follows:
- 25% for 4 year, on time graduation rate for 2012.
- 25% for percentage of 2011 graduates who were accepted to a 2 or 4 year college.
- 25% for AP/IB/AICE test per student.
- 10% for the average AP/IB/AICE score
- 10% for Average SAT/ACT score.
- 5% for percent of students enrolled in at least 1 AP/IB/AICE course.

There were 93 high schools in New Jersey to make the list, and North Warren is the only high school recognized from Warren and Sussex counties.

This award adds to other recent accolades for the school. In 2010, New Jersey Monthly magazine designated North Warren as one of the “10 Most Improved High Schools” in New Jersey, and last fall, Inside Jersey ranked North Warren as the top high school in Warren County.

We are very proud of our students and staff for achieving at levels that earned this distinction.