First Halloween

The Newcomer Center students celebrated their first Halloween by decorating the hallways with cobwebs, spiders, and skeletons. » Continue Reading

Field Trip to the Art Institute of Chicago

"The Newcomer Center visited downtown Chicago on October 17, 2014. Students explored the Chicago Cultural Center as well as the Art Institute of Chicago » Continue Reading

Rocket Building Project

"Up, up, and away! The Newcomer Center students had a blast while launching handmade rockets last Wednesday. Staff members from the Arlington Heights Memorial » Continue Reading

Library Visit

The Newcomer Center students took their first field trip and visited the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on September, 11th. They took a tour of the library » Continue Reading

Award-winning Author Reyna Grande Visited the Newcomer Center

Award-winning author, Reyna Grande, stopped by the Newcomer Center on Friday, Sept 5th, to discuss her book, "The Distance Between Us." » Continue Reading

Great Beginning

The first week here at the Newcomer Center was truly exciting! Students from ten different countries started their new school year at the Newcomer Center. Besides attending regular academic classes, students got to know each other through various team building exercises. » Continue Reading


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Field Trip to Sunrise OEC
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Early Release
Friday, February 13, 2015
Valentine's Day Dance
Monday, February 16, 2015
Presidents' Day
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Welcome from the Director

Norman Kane

Welcome to the Newcomer Center website!  Our program serves high school students who have recently arrived to the United States and are new to the English language.   By providing our students with personalized instruction, it is our goal that they experience success when they return to their home schools.   Our students generally stay with us for 1 or 2 semesters, depending on their individual needs. » Continue Reading


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