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Senior Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Seniors Scholarship applications are in progress! These applications can be found in the students’ Google Classrooms  - Scholarship Classroom and Class of 2019 classroom     Scholarship Due Date Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities Most are due March 1 . . .

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State Stock Show

  Newcastle FFA members have been busy making the major stock shows this past month.  Participating in the Fort Worth Stock Show this year were Victoria Richards and Jacob McMillan.  Victoria showed her Beefmaster Heifer and placed tenth in her class. Victoria did an excellent job with this project this year, showing the heifer earlier in the year at the West Texas Fair and Rodeo.  Congratulations Victoria, we . . .

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Ranger College Announces Reduction in Tuition for Dual Credit Courses

Ranger College has announced a reduction in tuition for Dual Credit Courses and a continuation of the PELL Grant for students who qualify. “In an effort to increase accessibility of dual credit courses to all students, Ranger College recently announced a change in the tuition rate for academic dual credit courses beginning in the Fall se mester of 2019. Academic courses will be $50 per credit hour. CTE courses will . . .

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Dual Credit Nursing Pathway to be Offered

Newcastle High School is excited to announce that we will be offering a Dual Credit Nursing Pathway in partnership with Ranger College.  Ranger College will offer students an accelerated nursing program that students may begin while in high school. The pathway program allows students to complete prerequisites, apply, and be  accepted into the LVN program to take beginning courses their senior year of high school.  

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San Angelo Stock Show

  Boomer Whitaker participated in the Ag Mechanics Show at the San Angelo Stock Show February 4 and 5th with his Welding Table.  He received a blue ribbon in the first round indicating that his project is of good quality and commercial grade production, this earned him a place in the next round of competition.  Boomer received third place in the Shop Equipment Division. We are very proud of Boomer and his hard work! . . .

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Ag Mechanics Show Results

  The Newcastle FFA Ag Mechanics Team made an impressive showing at the Young County Stock Show Thursday, January 10.  The team had twelve participants and 9 projects presented. Boomer Whitaker was the winner of the day with the Overall Grand Champion project with his welding table.  Boomer won 1st place metal feeders and 1st place and Metal Grand Champion with his welding table in the metal workshop equipment. . . .

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AJ Ford Wins Friends of Texas Public Schools Scholarship

  Congratulations to A.J. Ford for winning the Friends of Texas Public Schools Scholarship.  The scholarship was open for graduating seniors. A.J. had to create a video sharing how his public school education has and will impact his future. Two students in the state were honored with this award at the Friends of Texas Public Schools Gala in Waco on Wednesday, December 5th.  A.J. will use this money to help him further . . .

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Wichita District FFA Banquet

Newcastle FFA was represented at the annual Wichita District FFA Banquet Monday, November 26 by J.T. Spurlin, Victoria Richards, and Jacob McMillan.  They accepted the 4th place Quiz Banner won by the Senior Quiz team consisting of Victoria Richards, 4th high individual, Jacob McMillan 10th high individual, Boomer Whitaker, and Chase Ford.  

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Newcastle FFA LED Contest

Newcastle FFA competed in District Leadership Development contest on Wednesday, November 14.  The Senior Quiz Team placed 4th.  Senior Quiz team members are Jacob McMillan, Victoria Richards, Chase Ford, and Boomer Whitaker. The Greenhand Quiz Team placed 8th.  Greenhand Quiz Team members include Emma Clayton, Carson Hudgins, Kelsey Shields, and Cash Strawbridge. Senior Radio Broadcasting placed 11th.  Radio Team . . .

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