Art Club

Sponsors - Mrs. Jaimie Krisch


Battle of the Books

Sponsors - Ms. Tara Hylton


Chess Club

Sponsors - PTA


Chorus - All City

Sponsors - Mrs. Susan Hall



Sponsors - Mrs. Susan Hall


Dragon Gazette (Newspaper)

Sponsors - Mrs. Pamela Knecht


Ecology Club

Sponsors - Mrs. Margaret Martin


Geo Bee

Sponsors - Mrs. Sun-Siret Betancourt


Girls On the Run (GOTR)

Sponsors - Mrs. Debbie Seth, Ms. Rebecca Malkowski

General Program Info-
Girls on the Run is a program designed to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The 24-lesson Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a 5K running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. All of this is accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.


NCES Morning News Crew

Sponsors - Mrs. Sun-Siret Betancourt, Dr. Justin Nichols


P.E. Helpers

Sponsors - Mrs. Lil Shouldis


Safety Patrol

Sponsors - Ms. Tara Franke, Mr. Rolan Rountree


Shamrock Marathon

Sponsors - Mrs. Lil Shouldis



Sponsors - Mrs. Laura Parker


Strings - All City

Sponsors - Mrs. Laura Parker


Student Council Association (SCA)

Sponsors - Ms. Melissa Seybold, Mrs. Mauria Ganther


Anchored for Life

Sponsors - Mrs. Margaret Martin


SWAT (Students Working to Assist with Technology)

Sponsors - Dr. Justin Nichols, Mrs. Dale Keesler


Students Working to Assist Technology (SWAT) members are students who have a passion for technology.  The purpose of the SWAT Team is to help support and promote technology at NCES.  SWAT team members help train students and staff, troubleshoot and fix problems, setup for online testing and promote the appropriate use of technology at New Castle ES.

Skills to look for in students:

  • Passionate, proficient, and willing to learn more about technology
  • Ability to train students and teachers in a polite manner (people skills / “bedside” manner)
  • Responsible, respectful, and independent
  • Good academically standing (DP - AP grades)
  • Problem solver