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8th Grade Shadow Days

  • What is a shadow day at Newark Catholic High School?
  • When should I schedule a shadow day?
  • How many students can schedule on a single day?
  • How far in advance should I schedule a shadow day?
  • Is a shadow day a full day or a half-day?
  • How do I schedule a shadow day?
  • What is a shadow day like?
  • What is the dress code for a shadow day?

A shadow day is an opportunity for eighth-grade students to spend the day at Ursuline and experience firsthand what it’s like to be a member of the NC family. Students that shadow are paired with a Newark Catholic student, for the day to attend classes, go to lunch, and get a true feel for student life at Newark Catholic.

Eighth-grade students can schedule their shadowing dates anytime from mid-November through May.

Newark Catholic reserves the right to decide on the number of students who shadow at NC on a particular day; however, normally no more than 4 students will be scheduled to shadow on a single day.

Please allow the staff three school days to schedule a visit.

We recommend that students shadow for the entire day to fully experience life at Newark Catholic, however, half days can be arranged at the request of a family.

For more information about shadow days or to schedule, please contact:

Brooke Riggleman
(740) 344-3594

Students shadowing should arrive at Newark Catholic High School by 7:50 a.m. and report to the Main Office. There the students will be paired with their Newark Catholic host for the day. The school day ends at 2:55 p.m. and the shadowing students may be picked up in the Main Office where they will return after the dismissal bell. We provide lunch, although a student may bring his/her own lunch.

Students shadowing at Newark Catholic may dress casually. We ask that students do not wear ripped pants, sweatpants, leggings, or yoga pants. Athletic wear is not appropriate for a Shadow Day. While the shadowing students are not required to wear their current school uniform or the Newark Catholic uniform they are asked to dress appropriately.

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