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The winter formal is still happening! If you choose to not go due to weather concerns we will refund your money at school as soon as possible. Drive safe if you choose to go!


Tutoring Sign Up for Title I Students


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, simply click on the headline.

alice in wonderland

Winter Formal


  North High’s Winter formal is themed Alice in Wonderland, the dance will be held on Saturday January 31st from 7:00pm-10:00pm at Copper Creek Country Club in Pleasant Hill. Tickets cost $10.00. ——— NOT CANCELED! DRIVE SAFE! IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO COME DUE TO WEATHER YOU WILL BE REFUNDED YOUR $ AT SCHOOL ASAP.

FAFSA form

Fill in the FAFSA form event


FAFSA:  Fill in the FAFSA form event will be in the library on Monday, February 16th from 1:00 – 7:00 PM.  It is important to get FAFSA forms completed and submitted early for consideration with college applications.  Here is an opportunity for students and families to get some help with those forms.

Upcoming Events

Jan 31
JV Wrestling at Valley JV Tournament at Valley High School
Jan 31
Varsity Wrestling at Colfax-Mingo Tournament - Colfax-Mingo High Sc
Jan 31
JV Wrestling at Valley JV Tournament at Valley High School
Jan 31
JV Wrestling at Valley JV Tournament at Valley High School
Jan 31
JV Wrestling at Valley JV Tournament at Valley High School
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
June/July 2014 Newsletter

2014-2015 High School Course Catalog
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Central Campus Bus Schedule

click here to view Central Campus early out bus schedule

click here to view central campus bus times

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 student handbook linked below for details.

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

Bell Schedule
Click Here to View 2014-2015 Bell Schedule

Student Handbook 2014-2015 Click here to view

Calendar of Events


About North High School


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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. We are committed to making all students develop a strong character within a culture of excellence. Go Polar Bears!