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NEHS Title 1 Documents

Please see the following documents regarding our Parent and Family Engagement Policy, the School-Parent Compact, and Right to Know information. NEHS School Parent Compact 2022-23 NEHS Parent and Family Engagement 2022-23 – Policy Right to Know Letter Right to Know Letter (Espanol)

WELCOME BACK – School Year 2022-2023

  Viking Family, We are so very excited to welcome you all back on Monday, August 29 for our first day of school of the 2022-23 school year! Some reminders: 1) Please be on time!  Our first bell rings at 7:38 AM and advisory starts promptly at 7:42 AM each day. 2) Masks are required for…

1/21/22 – Return to In-Person Instruction

Viking Family, I hope this message finds you well.  We are looking forward to welcoming back all students and staff to in-person instruction on Monday, January 24, 2022. Please remember that school starts promptly at 7:42 AM, please be on time! Best, Principal Crowder

1/13/22 – Student Covid Notification

Viking Family, It is incredibly important that if you have tested positive for COVID that you notify our school nurses as soon as possible.  If you have tested positive since January 4, 2022 and you have not notified our nurses, please do so immediately.  They can be reached by email: Margaret Beyer: Amy Leaness: Sonia Abraham:…

12/2/21 – 11th Grade Update

Viking Family, Please see the following message regarding the closure of 11th grade. From The School District COVID Response Team: The 11th grade will resume class back on 12/6 as our investigation found no indication of an in-school transmission or potential outbreak. Please feel free to contact the main office at 215-400-3200.

12/1/21 – 11th Grade Announcement – Please Read

Viking Family, Due to multiple positive cases of COVID-19 in the 11th grade, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) has determined that 11th-grade classrooms will be temporarily closed on Thursday, December 2, and Friday, December 3 to allow for contact tracing.  Students will be learning virtually from home during this time. 11th-grade students will return…

10/25/22 – Class 181 Information on Google Classroom

Seniors! If you have not done so already, please join the Class 181 Google Classroom, the code is: jeap5po You will find information on Senior Pin Night, Homecoming, Senior Dues, Prom, Senior Photos, etc. Your class sponsor, Ms. Ross ( will send all updates through the classroom, so it is important that you sign up…

10/18/21 – Principal’s Message Regarding Student Safety

Viking Family, I regret to inform you that there was a shooting across the street from Lincoln High School this afternoon as their school was dismissing for the day.  A Lincoln High School Student has been listed in critical condition and another man lost his life.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by this…

10/11/21 – CHOP Vaccine Clinic @ NEHS on 10/14 & 11/4

Viking Family, On Thursday, October 14, in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), we are hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic exclusively for NEHS students and staff which will take place right here on campus and will run from 10 AM to 3 PM. Second doses will be provided here at NEHS on Thursday, November 4, from 10…

9/22/21 – Important Message from Our Nurses

Important Message to Students and Parents from Our Nurses: If your student has any of the following symptoms, please keep them at home: Fever, headache, sore throat, cough, congestion, body aches, generalized fatigue, loss of taste/smell, nausea or vomiting. If your child comes to school with any of these symptoms they will need to be…