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Contact Information

Newton Schools (K-12):
201 N. Long St.
Pleasant Hill, Ohio 45359 
Phone 937-676-2002
Fax 937-676-2397
Principal: Danielle Davis extension 1003
Assistant Principal: Gavin Spitler extension 1011
Guidance: Steve Fisher extension 1006 
 
Newton Board of Education:
201 N. Long St.
Pleasant Hill, Ohio 45359 
937-676-2002
Fax 937-676-2054
Superintendent: Pat McBride extension 1001 
Treasurer: Nick Hamilton extension 1008  

Newton Local Schools

MISSION OF THE DISTRICT

      The mission of the Newton Local School District is to provide an appropriate educational program and learning environment which will effectively meet the educational needs of its students as they accomplish goals which are significant, durable and transferable.

 

MISSION OF NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL

      Striving together for excellence, we learn by doing.

District Profile

COMMUNITY
Pleasant Hill is a community of approximately 1200 people located in southwest central Ohio.  
It is in Miami County 7 miles west of Troy and I- 75 and 25 miles north of I-70 on Route 48.  
Pleasant Hill is in Newton Township and has a strong rural tradition.  The community is a strong supporter of the schools in all activities.  

SCHOOL
Newton Schools is a K-12 public school housed all in one building with Elementary (K-6) in one half and Junior High (7-8) and Senior High (9-12) in another. There are common areas such as the Cafeteria, Music, Band and Art. 
The High School offers advanced courses, college prep, and general
Curricula.  Vocational students attend the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua, Ohio.  
Newton also offers a PreSchool Program.

ACCREDITATION
Ohio Department of Education

ATHLETIC 
Ohio High School Athletic Association
     Boys: Division IV in all sports
     Girls: Division IV in all sports.  
NHS is a member of the Cross County Conference (CCC) along with Ansonia, Arcanum, Bethel, Bradford, Covington, Franklin-Monroe, Miami East, Mississinawa Valley, National Trail, Tri County North, Twin Valley South

SPORTS OFFERED
The following sports are offered at Newton.  With the exception of Soccer all sports are at the Junior High and High School level.
Fall: Cross Country, Golf, Boys and Girls Soccer, Girls Volleyball
Winter: Boys and Girls Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading (basketball)
Spring: Boys Baseball, Girls Softball(HS/JH), Track

CLUBS
Newton offers many extracurricular clubs that students may join including Art, FCCLA, FFA, Leo, National Honor Society, Science, Spanish Club, Student Council.  Newton Clubs

ENROLLMENT
632(approximate) – Average Graduating Class Size 40-45
Teaching Faculty of 41 Classroom Teachers plus 3-5 teacher aides.

CALENDAR
Two semesters/four 9-week grading periods.  The school day
is from 7:55 a.m.-2:41 p.m.  Classes are 44 minutes in length.  Lab classes
are double periods.
90%-100% = A; 80%-89% = B; 70%-79% = C; 
60%-69% = D; 0%-59%. = F   Course Credits: A=4; B=3; C=3; D=1; F=0


COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS CLASSES AT NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL
(Indiana University): Chemistry, Advance English 12(Edison Community College) College Algebra, Spanish III

GPA/CLASS RANK
Based upon all subjects.  Class rank includes all students.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Students in class of 2018 need 22 total credits with a minimum of 4 Math, 4 English, 3 Social Studies, 3 Science, 1 Health/Phys. Ed., and electives including 1 Technology.  Fine Arts and Foreign Language are highly recommended as electives.

COLLEGE INFORMATION

   ACT Core Composite:                     22.2                  
   Graduates to a 2-year college:       20%
   Graduates to a 4-year college:      40%                    
   Graduates to the military:              3-5%

NHS students typically attend many of the state’s public and private institutions.  Recently, NHS graduates have chosen The Ohio State University, Bowling Green State University, Wright State University, and Edison Community College.  NHS students also are attending Capital University, Morehead State University, Ohio University, University of Dayton, and Sinclair Community College.  Several students have also enlisted in the various branches of the military.

NHS has a proud tradition of graduates excelling in their chosen field and making significant positive impact on the communities in which they live. One such NHS graduate, Dr. Roy J. Plunkett, Class of 1927, is credited as inventor of Teflon fluorocarbon resin.

Google Map

Directions

 Elementary,  High School and Board of Education Offices

  • Via STATE ROUTE 48 (Main St.): turn East at the monument onto St. Rt. 718, go two blocks to Maple St. which will take you into the parking lot.

  • Via STATE ROUTE 718 (Monument St.): turn North onto Maple St. Continue into the school parking lot.

 
High School Gymnasium: 
  • Via STATE ROUTE 48 (Main St.): turn East onto NORTH STREET, which will take you into the parking lot.

  • Via STATE ROUTE 718 (Monument St.): turn North onto LONG STREET or onto MAPLE STREET, both will take you into the parking lot.

Gym is located on the West end of the school, enter through the connector hall doors.

 

Junior High Gymnasium

  • Via STATE ROUTE 48 (Main St.): turn East onto NORTH STREET, which will take you into the parking lot.

  • Via STATE ROUTE 718 (Monument St.): turn North onto LONG STREET or onto MAPLE STREET, both will take you into the parking lot.

Gym located on the East end of school, enter through the doors located next to the High School office.

 

 

High School Soccer Field and HS Track

  • Via STATE ROUTE 48 (Main St.): turn East onto MONUMENT STREET, then you will turn North onto LOCUST STREET, which will take you to the outdoor sports complex.

  • Via STATE ROUTE 718 (Monument St.): turn North onto LOCUST STREET, which will take you to the outdoor sports complex.

The HS soccer field is on the right as you come in off of LOCUST STREET. Parking is along the drive, in front of the soccer field or in the parking area north of the HS soccer field.

The HS Track and Field Facility is directly north and east of the soccer field.  Parking is along the drive, in front of the soccer field or in the parking area north of the HS soccer field.

 

High School Baseball/Softball -

  • Via STATE ROUTE 48 (Main St.): turn East onto MONUMENT STREET, then you will turn North onto LOCUST STREET, which will take you to the outdoor sports complex.

  • Via STATE ROUTE 718 (Monument St.): turn North onto LOCUST STREET, which will take you to the outdoor sports complex.

You will take the access drive straight from LOCUST STREET, passing the HS soccer field on the right and the HS baseball field will be on the left. You will continue around the loop passing a junior baseball/softball field and the bus barn, then you will come to the HS softball field. Parking is along the drive or in the gravel area next to the HS soccer field.

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