Reminder: School will dismiss at 1:15 today and tomorrow at 12:30.
Memorial Medical Clinics will be offering walk-in sports physicals. See the flyer below for times and locations.
Congratulations to our students in grades 3-8 who made the Honor Roll! The students listed on attached image earned an overall GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for Quarters 1-3 of the 2022-23 school year. These students were given certificates and recognized at our Honor Roll Assembly on May 16, 2023.
On May 16th, we had a PreK Graduation at NCES. Our PreK Teacher: Ms. McConnell, PreK Parent Coordinator: Mrs. Hall, and PreK Aides: Mrs. Burtalo & Mrs. Mixell, led the students through the graduation which included songs, slide show, and diplomas. Special thanks to Mrs. Belshaw and Mrs. Siegworth for helping with this event. After graduation, the PreK staff, students, and parents enjoyed Bounce Houses and lunch in the park to celebrate. Congratulations to all of our PreK students and a special THANK YOU to our PreK Staff for their time, efforts, and support for our PreK students in 2022-23!
Congratulations to our 7th Grade Girls 4x100 Relay Team for qualifying for the IESA State Track Meet! Pictured (Left to Right): Coach Andrew Bird, Coach Dennis Jones, Ava Noble (alternate), Anna Noble, Addyson Gerhardt, Syren Egley, Taylynn Denning. The team competed in the IESA State Track Meet on May 13th in East Peoria. The girls ran hard and finished 9th in Class 2A with a season-best time of 56.68 seconds! NCES hosted an assembly on May 12th to send them off to State. THANK YOU to Coaches Andrew Bird & Dennis Jones for coaching our Track Team this season!
Friday's lunch menu has changed slightly. The breaded tenderloins were not delivered as promised so a hamburger or a chicken patty will be served instead.
Congratulations to our "Fitnessgram Award" winners for grades 1-6 students who earned "Best in School" honors this year! Best in School winners, from Left-Right, include: Colton (Pacer test), Sadie Gallaher (Pushups), Jacob Coulter (Pushups), Talmage Squire (Curlups), and Siouxfirra Young (Sit & Reach). Great work and congrats again!
Congratulations to our "Fitnessgram Award" winners for students in grades 5-6! In one picture, we have our 5th Grade winners, from Left-Right: Jaedann Martens and Mackenzie Shaw. In the other picture, we have our 6th Grade winners, from Left-Right: Aubrey Newlan, Caimen Huston, and Grace Hill. Great job! Thank you to Mrs. Belshaw for her time, teaching, and support for P.E. and Fitness!
NCES would like to congratulate our "Fitnessgram Award" winners for students in grades 3-4 at NCES. In one picture, we have our 3rd Grade winners, from Left-Right: Madison Shaw, Sadie Gallaher, Jacob Coulter, Wyatt Johnson, and Eden Sutton. In the other picture, we have our 4th Grade winners, from Left-Right: Colton, Svana Grange, Samuel Torgerson, Miles Aitchison, Tristan Vass, and Siouxfirra Young. Great work and congratulations! Thank you to Mrs. Belshaw for her time, teaching, and support for P.E. and Fitness!
NCES would like to congratulate our "Fitnessgram Award" winners for students in grades 1-2 at NCES. In one picture, we have our 1st Grade winners, from Left-Right: Mia Griffiths, Cohen Reed, and Kaleen Clark. In the other picture, we have our 2nd Grade winners, from L-R: Carson Martens, Nietzea Vinson, Craig Bodily, Talmage Squire, and Loretta Young. Great work and congrats to all students! Thank you, Mrs. Belshaw, for her time, teaching, and support for P.E. and Fitness at NCES!
We would like to congratulate 8th graders, Zachary Mulch and Ava Gibson, for being chosen by NCES Staff as the students who best represent our school and our communities. Zachary and Ava and their families attended the Illinois Principals Association (IPA) Western Region "Student Recognition Breakfast" at WIU on May 4, 2023, with Mr. Cox. Students and families were served a nice breakfast and the students were recognized in front of their peers and given certificates for earning this special honor for their schools. Thank you, Zachary and Ava, for displaying all of the traits our school wishes to see in every student, every day at NCES. We are proud of you!
The Nauvoo-Colusa Sports Boosters invites you to Sports Recognition Night. See the image below for more details.
Check out our NCES students who helped Mrs. Belshaw and Mrs. Aitchison clean up our playground recently. These students and staff got "Viking Pride Awards" for their kindness and efforts. We thank them for their support and pride in our school!
Congratulations to our April 2023 "Viking Pride Award" recipients! These students and staff displayed kindness, respect, honesty, and/or support for others. We recognized them with certificates and gifts on April 28, 2023, during Viking Time. Group Picture, left to right, in front row: Luke Mason, Miah Newlan, Daniel Parrish, Caleb Edwards, Addison Squire, Allison Siegworth, Mia Griffiths, Carson Martens, Talmage Squire, Asher Radel, Zachary Allen, Annie Burtalo, Jacob Helms, (left to right, in back row): Tatum Griffiths, Mrs. Aitchison, Aubrey Newlan, Maci Boyer, Mrs. Belshaw, Caimen Huston, Ellie Fink, Mrs. Siegfried, Ms. Adkisson, and (in separate picture) Lori Savage. Not pictured: Jordan Blunier, Levi Perego, Craig Bodily. Thank you to all students and staff for showing their Viking Pride! Thank You to our sponsors who donate gift certificates to support NCES: The Red Front, The Fudge Factory, and Annie's Frozen Custard Shop.
It's time for Kindergarten Roundup! Do you have a child that is ready to start Kindergarten? The Kindergarten will be hosting a school visit day on May 1st. Please call the school for information and details before attending.
Don't forget Donuts with a Grownup money and forms are due TOMORROW (April 14th). The cost is $3 per person attending, including your student. Donuts with a Grownup is on April 21st from 7:30am-8:05am.
Congrats to our recent "Reading Counts" award students! We honored them with certificates from Mrs. Litchfield on 4/12/2023 during Viking Time. Pictured from left to right: Brody Young, Jaxson Buschling, Craig Bodily, Annabelle Burtalo, Zoie Gallaher, Loretta Young, C.S., Kat Aitchison, Emma Bodily, Maci Boyer, Ellie Fink, Elizabeth Kohl, Aubrey Newlan, Lori Savage, Avery Squire. Not pictured: Avianna Young. Nice work and keep reading, Vikings!
There will be no school Thursday April 6th-Monday April 10th. Have a safe spring break! School will be back in session Tuesday April 11th.
Due to ordering issues, lunch tomorrow (Wednesday April 5th) will be pizza instead of chicken nuggets.
Congratulations to our March 2023 "Viking Pride Award" recipients! These students and staff displayed kindness, respect, honesty, and/or support for others. We recognized them with certificates and gifts on March 31st during Viking Time. Pictured from left to right: Mrs. Kesler, Anna Evans, Caimen Huston, Kamryn Sherburne, Aden Woods, Jacob Tzenevrakis, Max Siegfried, and Mrs. Stout. Not pictured: Dalton Vass and Mrs. Radel. Thank you to all students and staff for showing their Viking Pride! Thank You to our sponsors who donate gift certificates to support NCES: The Red Front, The Fudge Factory, and Annie's Frozen Custard Shop.