School News


March 25, 2020

We are in the midst of a national emergency and we are committed to making decisions that are not only in the best interest of our students, faculty, and staff but also ensuring that those decisions are in the best interest of our national health and security.


None of us know what the coming weeks will bring. What we can commit to is focusing on making the right decisions as challenges arise and continuing to help, as opportunities present themselves. Our teachers stand ready to answer your questions and support your needs. Just as we know that this crisis will pass, we are certain that Newark Catholic High School will stand proud of how we rose to the challenges and put our communities and each other first


Our top priority is always the health and safety of all our students, faculty and staff. As such, we continue to monitor information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Please refer to this page frequently for the latest announcements and updates about Newark Catholic High School regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Academic Updates:

Monday, March 16 NCHS campus closed until further notice.


Monday, March 16 Newark Catholic began conducting remote instruction. The end of the Third Quarter was March 20th. ALL NCHS activities, including athletics, theater, music, clubs, and retreats, have been suspended until further notice.


March 23 – March 27  Regularly scheduled Spring Break


After Spring Break, March 30 – April 3  The Fourth Academic Quarter will begin and remote instruction will resume on March 30th and continue through April 3rd, or until further notice.


Please do not hesitate to encourage your student to reach out to their teachers through Google Classroom for clarification on any assignments or procedures. Each Google Classroom student account also has a parent email associated it with. We encourage you to also communicate when necessary to your student’s teachers.


NCHS Athletic Updates:

Spring sports at Newark Catholic High School have been suspended indefinitely. No games or practices are allowed. The affected programs are baseball, softball, and track & field. When further athletic updates are available, they will be posted here.


Ohio EdChoice Scholarship Updates:


The Traditional EdChoice Scholarship priority application period will begin at 8:00 am on April 1st, 2020 and will close at 11:59 pm on May 30th, 2020. For incoming freshmen and transfer students, enrollment at Newark Catholic must be completed before the ODE application can be entered.

For the most current information regarding 2020-2021 Traditional EdChoice Scholarships please visit ODE here.


Diocese of Columbus – Resources for Parents

Faith-Based and Community Resources for Parents and Families


Faith Formation Resources:

During these difficult times, we all continue to look for ways to remain close to Jesus, his Blessed Mother, and his Church. Following is a list of resources that may be helpful to you and your family.

The Magnificat – Free

Magnificat For Kids – Free

Catholic Sprouts – Join over 3,000 Catholic Families and Classrooms that tune in daily to Catholic Sprouts, the 5-minute daily podcast for Catholic Kids

Growing Up Catholic – Navigating Coronavirus with your Kids

Catholic Family Faith

Catholic Brain – Catholic Faith Formation Platform for Students, Parents, Catechist & Teachers. Access over 5000 video lessons, ebooks, interactive games & quizzes. Free trial through Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19


Parenting Links:

ODE – Supporting Your Child During Ohio’s School-Building Closure

National Association of School Psychologists – Talking to Your Child about COVID-19

NPR – Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

WOSU Classroom


COVID-19 Health Resources:

CDC Coronavirus Information

Licking County Board of Health

Ohio Department of Health


NEW DEADLINE – April 9 — Mary (Kane) Lefever Scholarships

March 25, 2020

The Mary (Kane) Lefever Donor Advised Fund (DAF), funded by Chad, Rich and Katie (Fisher) Gummer who are Grandchildren of Mary (Kane) Lefever, are pleased to announce the availability of the Mary (Kane) Lefever Scholarships to financially assist students from Catholic Parishes in Newark and Heath, Ohio who wish to attend Newark Catholic High School. A minimum of 5 grants at $500 each will be sponsored this year.


The objective is to first assist students from St. Leonard’s Church, St. Francis de Sales Church, and the Church of the Blessed Sacrament.  Special consideration will be given to those students from St. Leonard’s Church. Mary and Chuck Kane were founding members of St. Leonard’s Parish.




1.  Member of a Catholic Parish

2.  Regularly attends Mass

3.  Actively involved within the Parish and community

4.  Demonstrates financial need through the submission of the FACTS Tuition Assistance Form with the Diocese of Columbus (information for this can be obtained through current Catholic school or Newark Catholic)

5.  Submission of an essay of no more than 350 – 500 words (Times New Roman, 12-point font) on one of the below topics:

·       Why a Catholic education is important to me

·       Why I want to attend Newark Catholic High School


Please submit the above information along with student name, address, phone number and current school attending to Miss Beth Hill, Principal, at Newark Catholic High School by April 9, 2020.

March 2020 ~ Raffle Winners

March 9, 2020

Please see winners for this month’s raffle here.

2020-2021 Tuition Assistance – Reminder ~ due by March 15

February 24, 2020


Families registered in Catholic parishes are eligible for tuition assistance from our diocese. Local tuition assistance for participating Catholics and non-participating Catholics is also available at Newark Catholic High School.


Financial assistance will only be given to those who qualify through the FACTS application. The FACTS form is used for both Diocesan and Newark Catholic grants. To be eligible for a Newark Catholic grant service hours and finances must be in order. This aid is based on financial need and not all who apply are given the grants. To apply you must complete a FACTS Student Aid Form only available online at


Forms must be completed and submitted online by March 15, 2020. Applicants can pay using a Credit Card, Debit Card, Electronic transfer from checking account, or Electronic transfer from a savings account.

We’re Hiring — Cafeteria Cook

February 21, 2020

Newark Catholic High School has an immediate position for a Cafeteria Cook. Hours are 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Times may vary. Please contact Val Koch, Cafeteria Manager, at (740) 344-3594, to apply.

Honor Roll – 2nd Quarter 2020

February 10, 2020


Congratulations to our honor roll students. We commend you for your hard work and encourage you to continue to endeavor in your scholastic efforts. We’d like to recognize the following students for their academic achievement in the 2nd Quarter of the 2019-2020 school year.


First Honors Quarter 2  (no grade below A-)


Class of 2020

Kennedy Aikey, Ashley Bell, Mickenna Canning, Colby Claggett, Ellie Cotterman, Slater Evans, Mackenzie Halloy, Connor Hinerman, Daryl Howard, Ed Jewett, Shannon Keck, Nicolette Liesen, Mason May, Garrett McCarthy, Nate McGlone, Lexie Miller, Alex Powelson, Chloe Richardson, Josh Riggleman, Ashley Robbins, Jenna Shaw, Michael Snider, Nate Williams


Class of 2021

Anna Crumrine, Colin Crumrine, Sarah Davis, Matthew Gialdini, Duncan Humphries, Macey Nelson, Pierce Ormond, Michael Ouweleen, Brynn Peddicord, Ella Pegher, Riley Stalling, Joseph Windholtz


Class of 2022

Kilee Banjoff, Chas Beichler, Abigail Caskey, Kate Erhard, Tristan Gorius, Kelly Keck, Maggie Matuska, Noah Musgrave, Brooklyn Smith, Sarah Snider


Class of 2023

Kaylee DeBevoise, Alli Doehring, Bradyn Ehret, Hannah Fernandez, Maria Geiger, Anabelle Hess, Mark Jewett, Maddie Kauble, Kyle Langenbrunner, Sara Moore, Macey Myers, Quinn Reed, Jack Rehbeck, Nicholas Richards, Brendan Sheehan, Joe Stanley, Cormac Thress, Tanner Wert



Class of 2020

Rachael Stanley


Class of 2021

Brooklyn Stanley



Second Honors Quarter 2  (no grade below B-)


Class of 2020

Charlotte Campbell, Matt Carlisle, Tyler Clark, Peyton Ehret, Owen Fosco, Chloe Goldsberry, Parker Green, Zach Green, Zach Hampton, Griffin Helms, Kyle King, Hayden Lintz, Samantha Martin, Caroline McKenna, Lizzie Moore, Abby Silone, Abbie Waggoner, Faith Weiner


Class of 2021

Kendra Antol, Livia Barnett, Bryson Bell, Andy Bemis, Braden Brown, Emma Franks, Camille Fuller, Colleen Hiles, Jacob Hinger, Paul Jewett, Lilli Jones, Nikki Langenbrunner, Maddie Sheppard, Morgan Spearman, Lily Stuller


Class of 2022

Jagger Bare, Maggie Boren, Chance Brooks, Caden Canning, Cole Canter, Mary Capretta, Quinton Chute, Dominic Claeys, Tanner Elwell, Paige Green, Zach Hajjar, Lacey Holman, Addison Kent, Warren Knowlton, Sam Muetzel, Shae Mummey, Amber Pierce, Anne Scarberry, Reagan Sheehan, Cole Sherburne, Sam Vincent, Becca Whitaker


Class of 2023

Kenna Broyles, Gabe Carlisle, Violet Caton, Anthony Dry, Bobby Franks, Ava Gummer, Jessie Hammond, Ashley Kiefer, Andrew Lane, Gabriella Layton, Shawn Leach, Camryn Mauter, Eli Morris, Ilana O’Neill, Anthony Robertson, Xavier Sutton, Miranda Tyack, Connor Wright, Anden Zupancic-Fairburn



Class of 2020

Trinity Marmie


Class of 2021

Austin Dugan

Shane Leach

Finnigan O’Neill


NCAA Hall of Fame – Accepting Nominations

February 4, 2020


The Newark Catholic Athletic Association is now accepting nominations for inductees for the Newark Catholic Athletic Hall of Fame. To nominate an athlete, coach or supporter, please download and complete the 2020 HOF Nominations Form.  UPDATED nomination criteria can be found on page 2 of the form.  (NOTE: Individuals nominated in prior years should be re-nominated for consideration.)

Completed forms may be submitted by e-mail to or by mail to the Newark Catholic Hall of Fame Committee, c/o Jim Weisent, 1 Green Wave Drive, Newark, OH  43055.  The deadline for submission is June 4, 2020


Win Up To $5000 in Tuition – NCAA Tuition Raffle

January 29, 2020


Would you like a chance to win free tuition money…or provide for someone with tuition who may need assistance? You can now purchase raffle tickets to be entered to win up to $5000 toward tuition at either Blessed Sacrament, St. Francis or Newark Catholic High School. One ticket for $50 or 3 tickets for $100!

Only 200 tickets sold total. Drawing will be at the annual Green& White Dinner in June