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Take the Student Survey on School Nutrition!

Rate our school's nutrition services provided by our cafeteria!  Your input will be helpful to improve our school's nutrition services, quality, and hospitality.  Let your voice be heard when it comes to school nutrition.

The survey takes 3-5 minutes to complete.  The survey must be completed by Friday, May 2, 2014 11:59 PM EST. 

Take the survey now (Students of our high school only).



Spotlight On:  
Wolverine Glimpses into "Enriching Lives and Building Futures."

Photos taken courtesy our Photojournalism course.





 

Switchboard Line: (540) 658-6150 | Main Office Fax:  (540) 658-6158 | 839 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22554
Main Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counseling Center Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counseling Center Fax:  (540) 658-6166 (Use only for Counseling and Registration Matters)

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Important News and Information


North Stafford High School Announcements
Friday, April 18 Will Be A Full-Day of School
Friday, April 18, 2014 will be a full-day of school for students.  There will be no early-release.


Office Hours During Spring Break (April 21-25)
Students and our teachers will be on Spring Break from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25.  Students will return to school on Monday, April 28.

Our school and its offices will be closed on Monday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 22.  We will be open Wednesday, April 23 through Friday, April 25 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Come Out and Watch Hello Dolly!

Join us for Hello Dolly from Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 3, beginning each evening at 7:00 PM in the North Stafford High School Auditorium.

 

Hello, Dolly is an irresistible story of the joy of living, glittering with happy songs, shining with loving scenes, alive with the personality of one of the most fabulous characters on the musical stage...Dolly Gallagher Levi!

 

Hello, Dolly follows the story of Mrs. Dolly Levi's efforts to marry Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire.  Along the way she also succeeds in matching up the young and beautiful Widow Molloy with Vandergelder's head clerk, Cornelius Hackl; Cornelius' assistant, Barnaby Tucker, with Mrs. Molloy's assistant, Minnie Fay; and the struggling artist, Ambrose Kemper, with Mr. Vandergelder's weeping niece, Ermengarde. 
     

Classic musical numbers include:  Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Ribbons Down My Back, Before the Parade Passes By, Elegance, It Only Takes A Moment and So Long, Dearie.

 

Tickets will be sold during the lunch shifts from April 28-30 for $5.00 with a Student I.D.  $10.00 at the door and ALL SCPS employees are free with an ID.

Download the flyer (188 KB | PDF)


College Information Night

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Professional Development Center (PDC) Room 13

 

37 Stafford Ave, Stafford, VA 22554

 

Learn About:

· Disability student services at Germanna Community College  & NOVA

· Application process for high school students who have an IEP or 504

 

Presentations by: Win Stevens (Germanna Community College), Pamela Manuel (NOVA),

 

Please RSVP to (540) 658-6710 or prc@staffordschools.net


Take the Student Survey on School Nutrition!
Rate our school's nutrition services provided by our cafeteria!  Your input will be helpful to improve our school's nutrition services, quality, and hospitality.  Let your voice be heard when it comes to school nutrition.

The survey takes 3-5 minutes to complete.  The survey must be completed by Friday, May 2, 2014 11:59 PM EST. 

Take the survey now (Students of our high school only).

Order a North Stafford High School Graduation Banner Today!
Order a North Stafford High School Graduation Banner for your graduating senior today!  What a great way to welcome this milestone and show it off to your family and friends!

Choose from a 30" x 30" banner for $31.50 or a 30" x 60" for $42.00 (prices include tax).

You may submit one photo* of your graduate and choose from one of the following messages:
1.  "Congratulations, [student's name]!  Class of 2014"
2.  "You made it, [student's name]!  Class of 2014"
3.  "Way to go, [student's name]!  Class of 2014"
4.  "[student's name], a proud NSHS graduate!"

*Copyrighted photos require permission.

All pictures for the banners need to be turned in by Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  You may submit the pictures electronically to Tina Garrison at garrisonkb@staffordschools.net.

For questions or concerns, and to submit the order form, please contact Tina Garrison (garrisonkb@staffordschools.net) through e-mail.  You also have the option of bringing the order form and payment to Tina Garrison in Room 220 during normal school operating days and hours.

Download an Order Form (235 KB | PDF) (Now extended until Tuesday, April 29, 2014!)





Graduation 2014
Get ready for Graduation 2014!  We are excited to have you, your family, and your senior student come to this great event on our beautiful campus that showcases your child's greatest accomplishment thus far:  Graduation!

Graduation will be on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM.

Get all the information you need about Graduation 2014.

SCPS School Board Approves Plan to Make-up Days Missed Due to Inclement Weather

The Stafford County Public Schools’ School Board met on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 and approved the following plan to make-up days missed due to inclement weather (for high schools only):

·         No early release days for April 18 and May 23 (full days of school)

·         Early release for high school students on the exam dates of June 11-13

·         The last day of school will be on Friday, June 13.


Teen Poetry Contest and Night

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library invites teens in grades 7-12 to submit up to three original poems in our annual contest in celebration of National Poetry Month. Entries are accepted April 1-14 online at LibraryPoint.org/teenpoetry in two categories, Grades 7-9 and Grades 10-12. .


Entries will be judged by Amanda Rutstein, poetry professor at the University of Mary Washington and manager of the Fredericksburg Writing Center. Winners are awarded cash prizes and are invited to read their work at Teen Poetry Night held Monday, May 19, 7:30-8:30 at the Headquarters Library. Join us for poetry readings by the winners of our Teen Poetry Contest. Refreshments will be served. Sign-up for the Teen Poetry Night, open to grades 7 to adult begins April 1.


Need Help With Your Spanish Course? Come to Tutoring?
Get extra help in your Spanish course by attending tutoring after school from 2:20 PM-3:00 PM Monday-Thursday in Room 605.

Policy on Bus Passes

Ms. Raftery, located in Room 519, will not be accepting notes for bus passes after third block.  No notes will be accepted during fourth block.  No exceptions.  In accordance with Stafford County Public Schools policy, a written note is required from the parent/guardian of the bus rider and the bus rider’s guest with contact information included.


Check Out Your Teachers' Tutoring Schedules
Easily find when your teacher has tutoring so you can get some extra assistance, catch-up on missing work, or get ahead with your course work.

Whatever your reason is for tutoring, our teachers have convenient tutoring hours to fit your needs and schedule.

Check out the 2013-2014 teacher tutoring schedule now!

Special Education Advisory (SEAC) 2013-2014 Meeting Dates
Download the Department of Student Services Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting dates for the 2013-2014 school year.

Download the file (151 KB | PDF)


After-School Activity Bus
School BusThere is available transportation for students staying after school, available through Stafford County Public Schools Transportation.  The Activity Bus departs our school at 5:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.  Students planning to board the bus must be involved in an after-school activity or school sport.  Students must meet in Room 451 by 4:50 PM prior to boarding.

There are two buses available to board depending on the desired drop-off point.  One bus will drop-off at Park Ridge Elementary School and Hampton Oaks Elementary School, while the other bus will drop-off at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School and Anne E. Moncure Elementary School.  Additional stops may be requested by calling (540) 373-6095, School Transportation.  For more information about this program, please contact Helene Hall, Administrative Assistant for the Athletics Director at (540) 658-6150.

MyLunchMoney.com | A New Way to Pay for Lunch
There is a brand new way to pay for our school lunches (and even breakfast!) with your student's account!  It's called MyLunchMoney.com--an online interface that allows the parent/guardian to manage lunch funds online with a debit card or credit card.

Gone are the days of just sending in a cash or check with your student to school to fund their cafeteria account.  Although these options are still available, MyLunchMoney.com allows the parent/guardian a new payment option, debit or credit card payment.

Access MyLunchMoney.com to manage your student's cafeteria account.

If you are registering as a first-time user, one of the items that you will need is your student's identification number.  This number is located on your student's report card.  If you do not have your student's report card (or they have not been distributed for this school year yet), you may contact our main office for assistance with the number.  For security reasons, the operator will ask you to confirm vital information that only a student's parent/guardian would know.

The student identification number is unique to each of our students.  This number is valid for all years of education that the student is enrolled in Stafford County Public Schools.
 
 
District Announcements
4th Annual Stars in Science Showcase

Please join us as we celebrate our students that did an outstanding job at this year’s Piedmont Regional Science Fair and how our teachers are providing excellence in Science and STEM instruction daily.  The Stars in Science Showcase will be held, Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at Stafford Middle School, 101 Spartan Drive, Stafford, VA.  Projects, programs, and clubs will be highlighted from participating K-12 schools.

Middle and High School Students...School Nutrition Services Values Your Input
We want STUDENT input in helping us improve our program and better serve student meal needs. Please take a few minutes and evaluate your schools meal program. We appreciate serious suggestions and request that students submit only one response. 

High School Survey

Middle School Survey

Stafford County School Board Approves Inclement Weather Make-up Plan

The School Board at its meeting on March 11, 2014, approved the following plan to make-up days missed due to inclement weather.

No early release for elementary on April 18, May 23, June 11, and June 12
Early release for middle and high schools on exam days, June 11, June 12, and June 13.
 Full day of instruction for all grades on April 18 and May 23.
Attend on make-up day April 4
Early Release for all grades on June 13, 2014, last day of school.


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North Stafford High School is a Cell Phone Free School
North Stafford High School is a "Cell Phone Free School."  We wish to remind our students that when they enter the building that cell phones must be turned "off" and are not to be used and/or displayed during the school day.  The student may keep it on their person; however, it should be turned "off" and not displayed.  This is a Stafford County Public Schools Code of Conduct Rule and may be referenced in the Stafford County Public Schools Code of Conduct, 2401-R, Rule #11 on page 18.  We suggest that our students store their cell phone in a locker.  Students are welcome to use the phone in the main office if they need to contact their parent(s) or guardian(s).  Parents are reminded not to text or call their child during the school day.  If a parent/guardian needs to get in touch with their child during the school day, the parent/guardian may contact the main office where our staff will relay any messages to our students. The school day is 7:00 AM-2:15 PM, Monday-Friday.

For more information about this policy, please contact our school.

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Our School Mission Statement | The Making of a Wolverine
Enriching Lives and Building Futures 


Our Core Belief | North Nation
North Nation

Non-traditional
Academic and Athletic excellence with
Teamwork developed through an
Innovative learning environment with limitless
Opportunities in an atmosphere of
No excuses
 
Impact:  Support our School
Target® Red Card Program
Support our school by shopping at Target® with your REDcard.  Register your REDcard and Target® will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases to our school.

(Hint:  To find our school you can search by Target® school ID.  Our ID is 104757.)

Since 1997, Target® has paid out $324 million to schools across the United States.  Take charge of education and support our school.

Giant® A+ Bonus Bucks Program
Use your Giant® Bonus Card to support our school with your grocery purchases.

The program is called the A+ School Rewards Program.  Our school receives funding donations that vary on the amount of points that you receive with your Bonus Card.  The program has donated over $50 million to schools across the United States.

Your registration in this program must be renewed each year.  Our school ID for this program is 02341.

Adopt-a-Classroom Program
100% of your donations go directly to the classroom(s) of your choice to help a teacher purchase classroom supplies.

Donate today to increase the opportunity for student success by empowering teachers with community partners and funds to purchase resources for the classroom.

How the program works:
You pick the classroom → 100% of the donation goes to the teacher → Teacher purchases resources for the classroom → Your receive personal feedback from the teacher and students → Students benefit from an enriched learning environment
School Report Card
Our school's report card is in!  Learn more about what makes North Stafford High School a great place to learn for our students.

North Stafford High School's report card is unique to the school and is evaluated through the Virginia Department of Education.

The report card combines many different aspects of our school together in a comprehensive report.  From finding about our accreditation status to looking at our safety rating and teacher qualifications, you'll find this and much more in the school report card.

Get the detailed report card.













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