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Registration still open: Free STEM Camp for students entering grades 4-9
The Newark City School District is offering its first weeklong, free STEM Camp from June 20 through June 24 this summer. The camp will allow students to explore coding, circuits, 3D printing, robotics and more. Registration forms, which can be downloaded here or found at any district building, are due to your building principal by the last day of school, May 26. The camp is being offered to students who will enter grades 4 through 9 in the fall of 2016. Students in grades 4-6 will attend from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; students in grades 7-9 will attend from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. A free lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
NHS Media students receive student media awards from OU-Z
Five Newark High School students have received Student Media Awards from Ohio University Zanesville. The students will receive their awards at a ceremony on Sat., May 21, and will have the opportunity to attend workshops through the college. The following students received awards: Madalyn Boucher, in Music Video; Brittney Mick, in Long form documentary and Long form narrative; and Jorden Tapia, Jacob Roberts and Robert Thomas, in Video Newscast. The student videos are available on YouTube at this link, alongside additional student projects that have been submitted to the Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences student production awards. 
District, 3 schools receive ODE Momentum Award
The Newark City School District and three schools were awarded the inaugural Momentum Award by the Ohio Board of Education. Carson Elementary, Legend Elementary and Heritage Middle School joined the district in receiving the designation. The award is given to districts and schools that received straight A’s on every value-added measure included in state report carts. Statewide, only 165 schools — or about 4 percent — received the Momentum Award. 
Spirit of Newark, a documentary by NHS students, available on YouTube
A group of Newark High School students worked with local documentary filmmakers to create a documentary, "Spirit of Newark," which premiered at the Newark FAMFEST in early May. The documentary is now available to watch at this link. 
School releases two hours early on the last day, May 26
The final day of the school year will be Thursday, May 26. On this date, students will be released two hours early. If parents have questions about the schedule, please contact your student's building. 
Summer school registrations now open
With the end of the school year nearing, it’s time to start thinking about summer school if you are in middle or high school. The first section of summer school will be held from June 6 through June 24; the second session will be from June 27 through July 15. Middle school summer school is only offered during the second session. The cost for one semester is $153, and for both semesters is $204, for district residents. The cost for out-of-district students is $230 for one semester and $300 for both. 
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