NORTH HIGH ANNOUNCEMENTS
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
March 27 – Looking for volunteers to help stuff grades on Monday, March 27 at 9:30am. Please contact Terri Wold at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are available. Thank you
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR MARCH
Mar. 23 – BPA State Leadership Conference March 23-25
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR APRIL
Apr. 6 – Spring Play, Hillbilly Weddin, April 6-8
Apr. 11 – Jazz/Pop Concert, 7:00pm
Apr. 12 – National Signing Day, 3:00pm
Apr. 14 – Spring Holiday, NO SCHOOL
Apr. 19 – ACT for Juniors, NO SCHOOL for Freshman, Sophomore, and Seniors
Apr. 27 – Extravaganza Performances April 27-29, 7:00pm
Apr. 27 – College In A Day, 12th Grade, 8:30am
NOTES FROM THE ACTIVITIES DEPARTMENT
Spring sports will be starting very soon. Sign up on Fee Pay before tryouts or practice starts.
FUSION DRUMLINE - ISD 622's Fusion Drumline will be performing at Forest Lake High School this Saturday, March 25th, at 6:00pm. The Forest Lake show will have 13 groups performing including drum lines from Wisconsin and Nebraska as well as Minnesota. Come see Fusion's "The Most Astounding Fact" before you have to drive to Dassel-Cokato on April 1 or Rochester on April 8 to see it!
SIGN-UP FOR ADAPTIVE BOWLING NOW!! We bowl Tuesday and Thursdays after school with Tartan Adaptive Bowling team at Sun Ray Lanes. We will be starting Tuesday March 28th. We have two big events: The State Qualifier and The State Competition these are held at Brunswick Bowl in Brooklyn Park, and are all day events. We also do a few mini competitions but those are just submitting scores to another school.
Sign-up is online under athletics. Don't forget you may need a physical - if you have not done so or if it has been 3 years you will need to do that right away. When you sign up it will let you know if you need one or not. If you have any further questions please contact Coach Trudy email@example.com
NOTES FROM TEACHERS
Attention all LEADERS! Do you have great ideas, promote school spirit, and help the community? If so, student council is just for you! You can pick up an application in room 320 and sign up for an interview. Applications are due March 31st. Student Council is a great way to get involved as a leader, not only in your school but also in your community. We meet once a week before school, planning dances, fundraisers, service projects and other amazing events! For more information about North Student Council 2017-2018, contact Jody Murphy by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
IRELAND SPRING BREAK 2018 - May the luck of the Irish be with ya! It's never too early to start planning for the amazing magic of an Ireland trip. JOIN US and kiss the Blarney Stone in Cork!! This trip will consist of a 10 day excursion to Ireland and includes both Northern and Southern Ireland cities. ALL are welcome (students, siblings, parents, grandparents) for this exciting opportunity to travel and experience amazing castles, archaeology, history (including the birth place of author James Joyce) and breathtaking countrysides. Join us for this extraordinary trip! By signing up now, you will save $200 before the price increase on March 31st!! There will be an informational meeting in the media center on Tuesday March 28th at 6 pm. For more information, please contact Jody Murphy at email@example.com or to enroll online go to http://www.eftours.com/tour-website/1834589WZ.
Attention students with 2nd trimester parking permits..... 2nd tri parking permits expire Friday, March 10th. If you have a 2nd tri permit and would like to purchase a 3rd tri permit all you need to do is bring a $60.00 check to the Parking office (located in the Polar House).
All other students wanting to get a 3rd trimester parking permit …… Parking Permit applications are available on line or at the Welcome Desk.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - HELP CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES LEARN TO SWIM: Do you love swimming? You do not need to be a certified swim instructor to help youth with disabilities learn to swim. Our certified instructors plan and lead our group classes. Volunteers work one-to-one with a child in the pool to help him/her develop confidence in the water and learn basic swimming skills.
Classes are held at John Glenn Middle School and run for six weeks on Tuesday evenings. There are two youth classes and one adult class each night. Volunteers can help at one, two, or three classes. First time volunteers must attend a training class at John Glenn.
Dates: April 11 - May 16.
Times: Youth classes 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. and 6:15 – 7:00 pm
Older Teen & Adult class 7:00 - 7:45 pm.
Training: Tuesday, April 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring a swimming suit.
Have you considered Hosting an Exchange Student? During the 2016-17 school -year the North St. Paul – Maplewood – Oakdale Rotary Club is sponsoring a 16-year-old male student from Cancun Mexico and attending North High School as a Junior. We need your help! We are looking for host parents, who live in the North High School attendance area, and could host in May, June and part of July. For 10 days starting June 18th he will be on an East Coast Tour and during the week of July 10th he will be on a church mission trip. He departs for home the Week of July 18th. As a host parent, you provide a safe, comfortable and caring home for the student. You are not expected to provide spending money, school lunches, a cell phone or health insurance for the student. They are provided through Rotary. Our Rotary club will provide a support network for the family and the student, including a student counselor and an Exchange Officer willing to help with any situation. Rotary requires students to attend school and participate in school activities. They are required to follow the family’s rules and help with household chores. Additional information is available at www.northstaryouthexchange.com. If you are interested, please contact Brian Buchmayer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 720-4153.
Attention students who park at St. Mark's Church parking lot. This Friday, March 24th there will be a funeral at St. Mark's Church. They have asked that no one park at St. Mark on Friday. NO PARKING ALLOWED AT ST. MARK'S FRIDAY MARCH 24th. Be sure to get to school early enough to park in either the west or south lots.
Attendance Line: 651-748-6190. (Open 24 hours a day)
Absences should be reported by 7:30 a.m. Students arriving late must sign in at the Welcome Desk. Parents/guardians must notify the school of late arrivals by calling the attendance line by 7:30 am or sending a note with the student. Late arrivals will be considered truant if a parent does not state the reason for the late arrival. Students that need to leave early must bring a note signed by a parent or guardian to the Welcome Desk prior to 2nd period. The note must state the reason for the early release and the time of release. Students that become ill during the school day must go to the nurse's office before they are released to go home. In the case of planned absences of three or more days, students are to bring a note signed by a parent or guardian to the Welcome Desk. The note should state the dates and the reason for the absences.If you have any questions regarding attendance procedures, please feel free to call the Attendance Secretary at 651-748-6067
HAVE A GREAT DAY!