School News


MCJROTC Awards Night


The MCJROTC is having their annual Awards Night on Thursday, May 19th in the school Auditorium beginning at 6:00 PM. Families and Friends of ROTC student are welcome to attend.


Spring Choir Concert


North High will hold it’s Spring Choir Concert on May 18th in the school Auditorium beginning at 7:00 PM. Come listen to some wonderful music and great voices.


Northside Orchestra Concert


On Thursday May 12th, we have our big Northside Orchestra Concert here at North starting at 7:00 pm. We are hosting students from Findley, Madison, Cattell, Oak Park, Harding, Goodrell, as well as our own North students. Joyce Beyer Orchestra Director North High School Harding Middle School Findley Elementary School


North High 2016 Graduation


North High Schools Commencement is Saturday, May 28 – 9:00 AM – Knapp Center (Drake University).

2016 finals

Finals Schedule for Underclass


Finals schedule for Underclassmen. Last day of school is June 3rd.


Finals Schedule/Info for Seniors


Seniors last day is May 24th. The Graduation Rehearsal is on May 26th from noon-4pm, Caps and Gowns will be distributed. Senior Class day is on May 27th at 8:00 a.m.

Upcoming Events

May 27
Graduation Class Day in NHS Gym
May 28
Graduation at Knapp Center
North takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Bulletin Board

2015 November Newsletter
2016 February Newsletter
2016 April Newsletter

2014-15 High School Course Catalog
Student Handbook 2015-16

schedule change request form
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Remember to check the Infinite Campus Parent Portal for grades and assignment updates. Unable to access the parent portal? Call 242-7200. How to log into the Parent Portal

Central Campus Bus Schedule

2015-2016 Bell Schedule

ID Badge Policy:
This is a reminder that students must wear their ID badges on their lanyards around their neck. This is for safety reasons and we need everyone to please follow this here to view ID policy

Calendar of Events


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