New Tech High @ Zion-Benton East

District 126

Respect and Responsibility

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  • To report an absence for an NTZB student, call (847) 731- 9813.

  • Click HERE for a video that shows how to access student email, Echo, and Skyward

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  • Click HERE for a video welcome from Principal Kubic

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  • Click HERE for a document with remote learning information and links all on one page

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  • Announcements

    Meal Distribution – pick up meals on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 AM – 12 PM at the main entrance of New Tech.

    Yearbook Orders – Order your 2020 - 2021 yearbook at and use school code: 19578. 

    Seniors: Please watch the announcements, Skyward, and Remind for information on the following items: 

    Senior yearbook pictures – September 21, 22, 23, & 24 by appointment with Life Touch.  Watch your US mail for a postcard to book an appointment through Life Touch.

    Graduation Products/Cap and Gown – watch for upcoming information. Orders will be online. 

    Senior Panoramic – waiting to schedule the in-person picture or alternative method to take the picture.

    Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors: Please watch the announcements, Skyward, and Remind for information on the following items: 

    Yearbook pictures – September 28, 29, & 30th by appointment.  You must have your picture taken by Lifetouch in order to be in the yearbook.  Check your email for a message from Sign Up Genius to book your appointment. Social distancing guidelines will be followed. You may pre-order pictures through or view proofs afterward through the same site. 

    Class ring – watch for a postcard from Herff Jones after Labor Day. Orders will be online. 

    Explore Engineering Zoom Webinar on September 24th Explore Engineering is hosted by the CLC Engineering Transfer department in order for high school students to learn what it is like to be an Engineering student in college.  Online sessions will include a college student panel consisting of CLC students and students in their junior or senior year at other universities. The second panel will be a practicing engineers panel sharing how they became interested in their field and a typical workday. You will also learn about the Engineering transfer program at CLC, some information on the robotics competition, and a virtual tour of the Baxter Innovation Lab.  It is a great opportunity to learn about various engineering professions such as civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, computer science, aerospace, etc. The webinar will run from 4 to 6 PM. More details will be provided after you register. Register at

    Transportation Schedule – Daily transportation will be available for students who need a socially-distanced supervised space for their live remote instruction classes Monday – Thursday. Busses will pick up students for an 8 AM arrival time. Busses will be available to take students home at 10:15 AM and 12:25 PM. 

    Transportation will be available for students to attend afternoon in-person office hours. Bus arrival time is 1 and 2:35 PM with departure time at 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM. 

    To see the bus routes and schedules go to the District website. Click on the Return to School tab on the home page. Click on Student and Family Supports, then Transportation. 

    Teacher Office Hours – Teachers will communicate their in-person and remote office hours through their Echo course page. There will also be information on how to sign up for an in-person appointment. Office hours are Monday – Thursday from 1 – 2:24 PM.

    Technology Support – if you need help with technology, you may call or walk-in. 

    Phone Support – 847-731-9777 

    Walk-up Support – Monday – Thursday from 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM in room 132 @ ZBTHS

    ZB Softball will be holding Open Field Days every Tuesday and Thursday from 3-4:30 PM at the Varsity Softball Field (Near student parking lot) starting September 15th - October 22nd. The girls are asked to bring all your own softball equipment and join us on the field! Locker rooms are not open, so you'll have to bring your gear to and from each time. If needed, there are busses that will be doing pick-ups for all after school activities/meetings/etc. Reach out to Coach Meyer or Coach Geary if you need the routes for buses. Looking forward to having you come! 

    Football Mini Fall Camp – Camp will run eight days from 3 – 4:30 PM. September 28 – October 1 and October 5 – 8. Meet by the entrance to the stadium. Camp is for current ZBTHS freshmen who are interested in going out for football in the spring. Email Coach Boroski at with questions or for more information. 

    Camp flyer Consent form

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