School News

ACT

Testing at North High

4/22/2014

Wednesday, April 23rd, we will be administering the A.C.T. college admissions test for FREE, to the 11th graders only.  There is NO SCHOOL for 9th, 10th or 12th grades.  On Thursday, April 24th, the 11th graders will NOT have school while we administer the Explore test to the 9th graders and the Plan test to … Read more »

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North High School Prom

4/14/2014

North High School Prom theme is “In the Glamorous 20’s!”  Prom is on Saturday, May 3rd from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at the Bright Grandview Golf Course Club House located at 2401 E. 29th Street, Des Moines.  Tickets are $30 each or you can get two tickets for $50.  Tickets will be sold at lunch … Read more »

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Teen Poets from North going to Philadelphia

4/7/2014

Six Teen Poets to Represent Des Moines Congratulations to Susan Stacy (Hoover), Elhondra Brazzle (East), Leah Waughtal (North), Russhaun Johnson (North), Julio Delgadillo (North), and Bao Luong (North) for qualifying to represent Des Moines at the Brave New Voices Inter-national Youth Poetry Festival in Philadelphia this summer. (Photo courtesy of the North High Oracle)

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Polar Bears join Celebration at Findley

4/7/2014

Polar Bears Join Celebration at Findley 4/4/2014 The high school basketball season is over, but the North Polar Bears still make a positive impression on fans. In this case, Findley Elementary students. Findley PE teacher/North assistant coach Taylor Phipps invited the team to help celebrate the school’s positive behavior efforts with a discussion about being … Read more »

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Students ‘Crash’ into Texting, Driving Lesson

3/31/2014

North students used a driving simulator to watch the effects of texting and driving on their ability to keep themselves, and others, safe. Some were surprised by the results. To read more about it and see photos of the experiment, click the picture.

The Outsiders

Spring Drama Production-Outsiders

3/27/2014

Congratulations to the North High School Theater Arts program on a successful run of ”The Outsiders” in the North High Auditorium. The play focuses on two rival gangs, the Greasers and the Socials, and all of the misunderstandings and conflicts that arise. More than 20 students were involved with this production, both on stage and behind … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 23
ACT Test for 11th grade - No School for 9th, 10th & 12th grade
Apr 24
Boys Tennis vs Lincoln at Lincoln
Apr 24
Girls Tennis vs Lincoln at McPherson Park
Apr 24
Boys and Girls Track at Drake Relays at Drake Stadium
Apr 24
NO School for 11th Grade Students, 9th, 10th and 12th grade atten
North takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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North High School Newsletters
February 2014 Newsletter
March 2014 Newsletter
April 2014 Newsletter


2014-2015 North High School Course Request Forms
Click Here to View for 2014-2015 Freshman (9th Grade)
Click Here to View for 2014-2015 Sophomore (10th Grade)
Click Here to View for 2014-2015 Junior (11th Grade)
Click Here to View for 2014-2015 Senior (12th Grade)


2014-2015 High School Course Catalog
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Central Campus Bus Schedule
Click here to download the Central Campus Bus schedule


New Eligibility Policy:

North High is implementing a new eligibility policy for all students. We expect that all of our students show up everyday, work hard and succeed in the classroom. Please see the attached document that explains this new policy. new eligibility policy


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 procedure. Lost ID’s will cost our students 5 dollars and temporary ID’s will only be allowed 3 times before being charged 5 dollars for a replacement ID.


Student/Parent Handbook

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Calendar of Events

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About North High School

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501 Holcomb Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313

P: 515-242-7200 | E: north@dmschools.org

 

North High School is raising the academic bar for all students with new, innovative teaching methods, and is the largest one-to-one laptop school in Iowa. Read More…

Welcome to North High School. I am pleased to be your new principal and I can promise that this year will be filled with great success.