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8th Grade Shadow Days
What is a shadow day at Newark Catholic High School?

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.

When should I schedule a shadow day?

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

How many students can schedule on a single day?

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.

How far in advance should I schedule a shadow day?

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

Is a shadow day a full day or a half-day?

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.

How do I schedule a shadow day?

Those interested in shadowing should call Traci Hogue, Director of Admissions, at (740) 344-3594

What is a shadow day like?

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.

What is the dress code for a shadow day?

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.