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Senior student athletes sign the National Letter of Intent


Jillian Augustine, Senior Editor @jillaugcourant This Wednesday, November 8th, nine NCHS seniors signed the National Letter of Intent for their respective colleges, solidifying their commitment to the schools and to play their individual sports. From left to right: Julia Ozimek – University of Connecticut Lacrosse Karlie Bucci – Vanderbilt University Lacrosse Lizzy Colwell – Vanderbilt University Swimming Braeden Dial – Davidson College Lacrosse Gianna Bruno – United States Military Academy Lacrosse Sydney Britt – University of California, Berkeley Rowing Cece Challe – University of Virginia Rowing Nick Crovatto – Bucknell University Lacrosse Peter Sloan – Fairfield University Swimming …

NCHS students earn National Merit semifinalists


Allison Beck, Reporter @abeckcourant  Every year the National Merit Scholarship Program selects 16,227 students out of the 1,497,368 entrants from around the nation to be semi-finalists for their Scholarship. This year, two of those semi-finalists came from New Canaan High School. Seniors Caroline Callahan and Leigh Charlton have been recognized by the program for their high PSAT scores, ranking in the top 1% of all students in the country. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a corporation whose goal is to identify and commend academically talented students. and the award is a scholarship worth up to $2500 Scholarships. Head principal…

French Club To Hold Fundraiser Thursday Night


Kayla Beck, Reporter @kbeckcourant Tomorrow, the French club will be bringing cultural music and good karma to the halls of New Canaan High School. They will be hosting a concert fundraiser to sponsor children in French-speaking developing countries. All students in French 3, 4, or AP, are welcome to come down to the Wagner Room at 9 o’clock tomorrow to contribute to the cause and enjoy a taste of French music. Mark Foster, a French teacher at New Canaan High School and advisor to French Club, plans to donate a portion of the proceeds from each student’s ticket towards sponsoring a child.…

NCHS Undergoes New Changes Over the Summer


Meera Srinivasan, Story Editor @meerascourant As NCHS rings in the new year, students may have noticed the new changes around the school that happened. Thanks to the Parent Faculty Associations’ (PFA) beautification project, the outside of the school has had another renovation. A major exterior renovation has been completed to boost the brick-concrete appearance of the high school. The PFA’s goal in all these changes is to create an environment that fosters positivity and reflects the learning that occurs inside the school. Over the summer, Phase 3 of the Beautification project was completed along the front left wall of the…

What Does the New Black Parking Pass Mean for Juniors?


Katie Tan, Media Editor @KtanCourant If you’ve strolled through the NCHS parking lots this year, you may have noticed that not all the parking pass stickers are the same color. Unlike last year, there is now a black pass being issued to juniors. Not only do these new passes show off our school spirit, they serve to differentiate between junior and senior cars. They are more visible to the security staff who regulate the incoming traffic. David Gusitsch, the new Vice Principal of the High School, collaborated with the attendance office and security to create a more organized parking lot. He…

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