North has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for our work at making computer tech-nology available on a 1:1 ratio to students. The Apple Distinguished School is for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear and consistent vision of exemplary learning environments.
Mary Beth and John Tinker aren’t only former students of Harding and North. They were also plaintiffs in a landmark 1969 U.S. Supreme Court case protecting the speech rights of students. The two returned to their old schools as part of a national “Tinker Tour” on free speech. Click the photo to read and see more of their historic homecoming.
One hundred and seventy-three students who take Advanced Placement classes at DMPS earned AP honors from the College Board, the second most ever recorded by the school district, including nine who attend North High. Click the headline to read more about this honor and download a list of recipients.
On Tuesday, Nov. 19th at 10:15 a.m, Mary Beth Tinker and her brother John Tinker will be returning to both North High and Harding Middle School. Brief summary: On Dec. 16, 1965: Christopher Eckhardt, 16, a student at Theodore Roosevelt High, and 13-year-old Mary Beth Tinker, a student at Warren Harding Junior High and family … Read more »
Thursday, November 21st, the Activities Department is hosting their annual Winter Kick Off Night. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium and will showcase our winter players and coaches in wrestling, cheerleading, boys and girls bowling, and boys and girls basketball in the gymnasium. Please come and support North winter athletics!
North High student Moriah Ross is competing at the IGHSAU State Championship Swimming Meet in Marshalltown this weekend. Junior Moriah Ross is now a 3 time state qualifier and has qualified in two events. She is seated 11th in the 200 Individual Medley and 5th in the 100 Breaststroke. This is the third time Moriah … Read more »