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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

This is an image of New Town's principal, Mr. James Martin.

Greetings, New Town Titan families,

Please know that we miss you, and we are working hard to prepare for new learning, As you are aware, remote learning for all students began on April 6, 2020. Each week, our students will be exposed to new curriculum goals. Students will have the opportunity to participate in one class meeting per class per week with their teachers as scheduled by the teacher. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their learning based on curriculum goals.

Remote Learning

  • New lessons will be posted each week.
  • For students without internet access, a way to request materials will be provided and is forthcoming.

Please see the answers to Frequently Asked Questions from parents and the community regarding how BCPS is providing support and preparing for instruction during this time.

As always, I want to thank you for your continued support of our school community. We miss our students and hope that all families are doing well during these times.

James Martin IV, Principal


Please see our NTHS Office Hours and Virtual Classes document to know when and how to connect with your teachers!
Office Hours
Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
CTE, Language Acquisition, Math, Performing Arts, and Science.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
AVID, CLS, English, Physical Education, Social Studies, and Visual Arts.

Virtual Classes
Classes will meet according to the following schedule:

   Tuesdays Wednesdays
 11:15-11:45  A1  B1
 12:00-12:30  A2  B2
 12:45-1:15  A3  B3
1:30-2:00   A4  B4


See your classes in Schoology for additional information!

For updated information about grading and reporting in Schoology, please see the Gradebook Updates for Students and Families.

If you need print copies of your course materials, please complete the information in the Print Pathway Request link for students in grades 6-12.

There are Free Meal Sites for Students Aged 18 and Younger. To pick up your meal, come to New Town Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The BCPS website has been updated with information about end-of-year report cards for high school students . Please visit the Grades and Report Cards webpage.

Our students will receive a grade of Pass or Fail for marking period 3/4. For the final course grade, high school students may choose whether they would like an Achievement grade (A, B, C, D, E) or an Academic History Code (Pass or Fail) for each course. A letter grade will impact students’ overall GPA/QPA, but a Pass or Fail will not. Next week, all students will complete a survey in each course in Schoology to inform teachers of their choice. Teachers and guidance counselors will be available to answer your questions.

Please see the Grading and Reporting High School Executive Summary for information about high school grading and reporting and the way to calculate a student's final course grade. A sample high school report card will further your understanding. If you're not sure where to find your grades for Marking Periods 1 and 2, follow the directions for retrieving report cards grades in BCPS One.

The last day of school for seniors will be on May 29. Graduation for our incredible Class of 2020 will be held online. As soon as we have information about the date and the process, we will share that with you. The last day of school for underclassmen will be on June 22.

For information about how to help your child practice their social skills during distance learning, please read Parent_Information_Sheet_SocialSkills.


Recent news

OUR MAGNET

New Town High School is a candidate school* for the MYP, CP, and DP. We are pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy - a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education - that we believe is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit the International Baccalaureate website.

OUR MISSION

The mission of New Town High School is to prepare students for success as knowledgeable and global citizens, future leaders, and life-long learners. We commit to a rigorous 21st century learning environment that is safe and supportive. We exist to help our students grow into resilient, empathetic, and inquisitive individuals who think both critically and creatively and possess the courage and conviction to take action. This will ensure that all students develop their individual potential based on the standards as outlined in Blueprint 2.0.

About US

New Town High School opened in 2003. Our academic programs promote a culture of success for students. New Town offers an International Studies Magnet Program, Advanced Placement courses, internship and work-study opportunities, a CCBC parallel enrollment program, a nationally recognized AVID program, a nationally recognized Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science program, a CISCO (computer networking) academy, and an Interactive Media Production program. New Town also offers several athletic teams and after-school clubs.