New Egypt High School
A high school for the twenty-first century, New Egypt High School opened its doors in September 1999. According to their Web site, New Egypt High School boldly approaches the future with research, technology, and innovation that will allow its students success in the future. It is New Egypt High School’s mission to develop in young people the understanding that life without the intellectual tools for fully participating in the market place constitutes a sentence to likely destitution. High school serves the young best by encouraging them to acquire the wherewithal for the next phase of their lives. At New Egypt High School, this is being accomplished through an innovative system developed through research in best practices.
New Egypt High School is a gateway to multiple options. It is a learning community that expects academic achievement from every student that will stand up to national scrutiny. It serves as a transitional experience getting each student ready for the next stage of life. At New Egypt High School they believe the school must play a role in the personal development of young people while equipping them for a life in a country and a world in which interdependency will link their destiny to others.
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The Advanced Placement Program has expanded to six classes and more than seventy students. Classes include AP Art-2D Design, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Biology, AP Music Theory, and AP U.S. History.
According to the school’s Web site, all students participate in a Seminar Program, which is designed to be grade-specific for real-world application of skills. All Freshmen take the Pathways course, which is an interdisciplinary multi-media problem solving technology-based curriculum; Sophomores take a communications and writing course; Juniors take a course in Banking, Finance and Money; Seniors develop their own research, community service of job shadowing project with their Advisor.
Extra curricular offerings at New Egypt High School include 19 varsity-level sports programs and at least 24 widely diversified clubs and activities. The school presently has 86 percent of its students involved in either a sport or activity. The school boasts a marching band, a school musical production, a yearbook, a newspaper and a wide variety of activities encouraging interest in academic excellence, world languages, leadership, debate, business and the workplace, computer science, ecology, student government, science, and community and school services.
New Egypt High School’s Warrior News is published a handful of times each year. This year’s Warrior News Staff includes Editor in Chief Kristen Stratton, and Contributing Writers Scott Schlauh, Amanda Giorward, and Joe Lo Ricco.
The 2008-2009 school year has brought New Egypt’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) much success. The following students received honors at the 2009 FBLA Regional Competition: Mark Przylkowski won 1st Honors in FBLA Principles and Procedures, Alex Hauge won 2nd Honors in Computer Applications, Stephanie Potter won 3rd Honors in Spreadsheet Applications, Michele Dey won 5th Honors in Spreadsheet Applications, Erica Dey won 6th Honors in Cyber Security, Christina Peacock won 7th Honors in Word Processing I, Lauren Cowell won 8th Honors in Word Processing II, and Nicole Coyne won 8th Honors in Introduction to Business Communication. Congratulations!
Congratulations to New Egypt High School’s recent students of the month, freshman Shelby Brevogel, sophomore Brittany Comforte, junior Anna Birks, and senior Andrew Konop.
New Egypt High School’s girls’ bowling team recently secured wins against Pemberton, Trenton Catholic, BCIT Medford and Moorestown. This year’s bowlers include Beth Allen, Emily Allen, Ashley Friedrich, Chelsea Horner, Danielle Krum, Karen Liedtka, Helen Medina, Ashlee Milevoi, Katelyn Schmidt, and Caileen Waldron.
Congratulations to the boys’ basketball team with wins this season against Burlington City, Moorestown Friends, Lindenwold, Gateway and Palmyra. This season’s roster includes Ronnie Tortoriello, Kevin Janowski, Dakota Havens, Chris Probasco, Bill Mitchell, Tim Carroll, Robbie Brown, Ryan Gilbert, Rocco Natalicchio, Mike Fassl, Mark Pryzbylkowski, Desmond Hubert, Dylan Wills, Shawn Reynolds, Taylor Steen, Joe Loricco, Adam Lipay, Kyle Turner, Tyleek Bailey, Jamel Smith, John Fassl, Jacob Lawrence, Dalton Trembow, Tyler Barnes, Josh Reed, and Dylan Horner.
New Egypt boys’ basketball recently ended Holy Cross’ two-game winning streak by winning 25-33. Sophomore Desmond Hubert had 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocked shots.
New Egypt High School is located at 117 Evergreen Road in New Egypt. For more information about the school, call 609-758-6800 or visit nehs.newegypt.us .
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Author: Meghan Shaginaw
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