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501 Holcomb Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: 515-242-7200 | Fax: 515-242-8491

Bulletin Board

School Office Hours: During 100% Virtual Learning, our office hours will be 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM, M-F.  When school is in session or during  Hybrid Learning , our office hours will be 7:45 AM to 3:55 PM, Monday ~ Friday.  Please remember: Masks are required to enter the building.  Please click HERE for the schedule and calendar for Term 2: 11/10/2020 through 01/22/2021

Tech Office Hours: During  100% Virtual Learning, the tech office hours will be 7:15 to 8:15 AM and 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Monday  through Friday.  The DMPS technology tip line for students and families is (515) 242-8221 with hours from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  You can also email for help at

School CNXT: Click HERE for instructions in English + 11 additional language translations.

Anti-Racist Statement:  The actions and practices of the staff at North High School have not always worked to the benefit of all students and staff, especially those who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.  We will continually check, change, and eliminate existing policies, practices, and curriculum to ensure anti-racist outcomes.

Accountability:  Your criticism can be an effective tool in illuminating how we are falling short of actualizing our mission. Thank you for being a source of accountability. Submit anonymous concerns here.

Polar Bear Apparel!  Click HERE to shop and order!

Schedule changes go through the Counseling Office.
Ms. Kerry Williams- (Last name beginning with A-D & R-Z)
Mr. Trent Griggs- (Last name beginning with E-Q)
Ms. Laura Negrete-Reinders- (Serving Virtual Campus Students)
*** Schedule an appointment with a Counselor HERE
*** Schedule an appointment with Nurse Terri Kruse HERE

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

For Silver Cord Program Information, please click HERE.

All Events
  • Volleyball: JV (Date Changed to 08-30-21) vs. PCM (Home)

  • School Board Meeting

  • Cross Country: Boys Varsity vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Away)

  • Cross Country: Girls Varsity vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Away)

  • Volleyball: 9th vs. Mason City (Home)