NCS Jogathon XXIX

Help Us Reach Our Fundraising Goal




Non Student Registration     Support a Runner/Participant

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Kindergarten $13,300.25
#2 Grade 3 $10,876.25
#3 Grade 5 $10,398.36
#4 Grade 1 & 2 $7,672.31
#5 NCS Staff/Faculty $7,580.00
#6 Grade 4 $7,050.66
#7 Preschool $3,060.25

Welcome to the NCS Jogathon Donation Site!

The annual Jogathon is a long-standing tradition at New Covenant School that supports childhood health and wellness as well as raises important funds to keep our school financially fit and running strong. NCS is a Preschool through Grade 5 Christian day school with campuses in Lexington (2.9 - age 5) and Arlington (K-5) and is committed to keeping access to excellent, private Christian education within reach to families in our high cost of living region. For the last 28 years, NCS students train and prepare physically, mentally and prayerfully to run as many laps as possible around a regulation-sized track in one hour. They raise funds through per lap or flat fee sponsorship for their hard work and effort.

Your generosity directly supports meaningful student work

Our teachers combine project-based learning with intentional character development to empower students to become problem solvers, critical thinkers, and active servant leaders in our community. Inspired by the principles of Expeditionary Learning, every class participates in a year-long expedition focus culminating with an authentic piece of work that serves people or a purpose outside of our school community. Your generous support will assist our students with their Expedition work.  

Past Topics of Expedition Focus:
Sustainability (composting and recycling), Homelessness, Conservation and Habitats, Farm to Table, Gleaning, Being Makers/Builders, Water, Writing the Biographies of the Elderly, Trees as a Social Justice Issue and Understanding and Advocating for People with Disabilities

Our Expedition Community Partners:

Sunrise Assisted Living, Arlington, MA;  Department of Public Works, Arlington, MA; Department of Conservation, Arlington, MA; Lex Farms, Lexington, MA; Boston Area Gleaners, Waltham, MA; Ryan's Well, Canada; Habitat, Belmont, MA;  A Bed for Every Child, MA; Victory Programs, Dorchester, MA; Maine Huts and Trails, Kingfield, ME; Doulos Discovery School, Dominican Republic, Hunger First, Kingsport, TN; Adventures in Missions, Duffield, VA

NCS Fun Facts:

$106,000 of financial assistance was awarded to 90% of elementary student applicant families in 2019/2020. The amount was awarded in the form of tuition discounts.  The Jogathon is a critical fundraising event that helps close the tuition gap and meet critical operational needs for fiscal year 2019/2020.

A Vibrant and Diverse Community:  49% of New Covenant School's student body is represented by diverse race and ethnic backgrounds including Asian, Asian Indian, Black or African and Hispanic as well as a number of international students and families.

Towns represented:  Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Lexington, Lincoln, Medford, Somerville, Watertown Waltham, Westford, Weston, Winchester and Woburn

What's happening Next:

Donate now and/or Register to Participate, start training and don't forget to collect pledges and donations!

Make a General Donation!

"Be at Ease, Do Not Freeze - “For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” "
— Matthew 11:30
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