Tag - The Nickel Boys

Common Reader Recommendations

The Advisory Council continues to seek recommendations for the Common Reader for next year; the text selected becomes the basis for the NEHS scholarship...

Scholarship Window Now Open

As of December 1, applications for NEHS Scholarships based on the 2021 Common Reader, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, are being accepted. Prompts for the...

NEHS Scholarship Prompts

Prompts for the NEHS Scholarship essays based on the 2021 Common Reader will be posted Friday, November 6, 2020. Seniors interested in applying for the...

NEHS Focuses on Writing

Ernest Hemingway stated, “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then...

2021 Common Reader Selected

After considering a long list of books recommended by many NEHS Advisors, the Advisory Council has selected The Nickel Boys, award-winning novel by Colson...