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Wolverine Glimpses into "Enriching Lives and Building Futures."
 
   
 

Photos taken courtesy of our Journalism course.

 
 

Switchboard Line:  (540) 658-6150 | Main Office Fax:  (540) 658-6158 | 839 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22554
Main Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counseling Center Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counseling Center Fax:  (540) 658-6166 (Use for only Counseling Center and Registration Matters)
Student School Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:40 AM-2:15 PM
 
   
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Important News and Information

 
 


North Stafford High School Announcements
Underclassmen Portraits
Underclassmen Portraits will take place on September 12-13, 2016 at our high school.

The make-up day has been scheduled for October 26, 2016.
Senior Class of 2017 Portraits
Senior Class of 2017 portraits will be taken on July 12-14, 2016 at our high school.  Students will receive their appointment cards at the student's home address through Lifetouch.  If a student does not receive their appointment card before July 12, 2016, please call (866) 955-8342.

Make-up days have been scheduled for September 19-22 if the student is unable to make the appointment this summer. 
Class of 2006 – 10 Year Reunion
The North Stafford High School Class of 2006’s 10 Year Reunion will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM at Potomac Point Winery.  Potomac Point Winery is located at 275 Decatur Road in Stafford, VA 22554.
 
The cost per ticket is $27.00.  Purchase tickets at https://goo.gl/O0n0ik.  Password:  NSHS2006
 
For more information about this event, please point your Web browser to https://www.facebook.com/events/1980333008858385/ (Requires a Facebook account).
 
Please do not contact our high school with reunion questions as these materials, and the activity described herein, are not sponsored or endorsed by the School Board of Stafford County or School Division.  [Per policy 9104]
Purchase a Graduation 2016 DVD
If you would like to remember your child's graduation ceremony, the event will be recorded and put on a DVD for your enjoyment over the years.

DVDs are $30.00.  Payments may be made online today or when the DVDs are available in the main office on Monday, June 20, 2016. 


Payment Methods:  Cash, Check, and/or Online only.  Checks must be made out to NSHS.  Only available to be purchased the week of June 20-23, 2016.

DVDs will be made available for pick-up in the main office starting on Monday, June 20, 2016.

Preview Graduation 2016 below:

High School Supply List for Students and VA Tax Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend
There is no set high school supply list for our students at the high school level, like is typically seen at the middle school level.  Each teacher has their own supply list but mostly includes binders, dividers, loose-leaf paper, pencils, pens, and highlighters.

The Virginia Tax Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend will take place on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM and will end on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 11:59 PM.  Consumers may purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™​ products without having to pay sales tax.  This includes qualifying items purchased online, by mail, or over the phone.  Review the list of exempt items.
Back-to-School Night and Freshmen Orientation Events
Back-to-School Night, an event where you get to meet your child's teachers will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at a time to be determined.  It is typically held in the evening hours.

Our Freshmen Orientation, to include new students to North Stafford High School, will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at a time to be determined.  It is typically held in the morning to early afternoon hours.  This is an event where our Freshmen and new students learn what it is to be a Wolverine at #NorthNation.  Students are welcomed to our high school, attend immersion sessions that will assist in their academic endeavors at our high school, and will be fed lunch before departing for the day.  
Main Office Summer Hours (In Effect June 20-August 19)
The Main Office will be open Monday-Thursday, from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.  The Main Office will be closed on Fridays except during the week of July 4-8, 2016.  On Monday, July 4, 2016, the Main Office will be closed; however, the school will be open Tuesday-Friday from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM during the week of July 4-8, 2016.

This operating schedule is in effect from Monday, June 20, 2016 through Friday, August 19, 2016.
Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Enrollment (DE) Summer Assignments
The Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Enrollment (DE) Summer Assignments are available by pointing your Web browser to ​http://stafford.northhigh.schoolfusion.us/overview/classroom.phtml. If you are a student and registered for an AP or DE course for next school year (2016-2017), please begin working on your summer assignment, if one is available.
Driver's License Issuance During the Summer
Provisional drivers' licenses will be issued Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM-3:30 PM in the front office.  The student must have their driver's permit and the 45-hour driving log.  The parent/guardian must have their driver's license.  Please call the front office at (540) 658-6150 prior to coming to the school to ensure there is a school official present who is authorized to issue the license.

 
Free Sports Physicals - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Class of 1996 - 20th Year Reunion
The North Stafford High School Class of 1996's 20th Year Reunion will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  For more information about this event, please point your Web browser to:

Class of 1996 Reunion Website

Class of 1996 Facebook Group (Requires You to Login to Facebook)

Please do not contact our high school with reunion questions as these materials, and the activity described herein, are not sponsored or endorsed by the School Board of Stafford County or School Division.  [Per policy 9104]

 
District Announcements
2016 Summer Arts Camps Registration Extended Until July 6th

Registration has been extended until July 6th.   All camps are still accepting registration, except our Beginning Piano Camp, which is full.  Students will explore topics in visual art, drama, and music through hands-on experiences. Camps are designed to be fun and educational; they are taught by licensed teachers from Stafford County Public Schools. Grade level for participants is grade level in September 2016. Dates, hours and tuition vary for each camp. Parents must provide transportation to and from the camp site at the stated times. Extended day services are NOT available and all children must be picked up on time at the conclusion of camp. Please indicate first, second or third choices, (per week) if desired. Payment must accompany registration; students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Camps may be canceled due to low registration. Camp registration and payment must be received by July 6th.  Please use the link below for complete details and registration.
Summer School Zone Flashing Signs
Please be aware that Stafford County Public Schools will operate School Zone Flashing Signs in support of the summer school programs. The location and times that the School Zone Flashing Signs will operate are as follows:

Brooke Point High School ~ Hours 6:55 AM-7:55 AM and 1:20 PM-2:20 PM ~ Dates: June 27 - July 14
All Elementary Schools except Hartwood and Hampton Oaks ~ Hours 8:00 AM-9:00 AM and 11:30 AM-12:30 PM ~ Dates: July 18 - August 4
Widewater Elementary ~ Hours: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM and 12:30 PM-1:30 PM ~ Dates: July 11 - August 18
Stafford County Public Schools Public Notice of Summer Schedule ~ June 20, 2016 Through August 19, 2016

The Stafford County School Division’s operating hours for the 2016 summer months will be as follows:

→ All schools will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
→ All central offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday
→ All schools and offices will be closed to the public on Friday.
→ All offices will be open normal business hours during the 4th of July week (All Offices and Schools Closed Monday, July 4th)

The Fridays impacted by this schedule are June 24, July 1, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19.

All schools and offices will make accommodations for parents needing to meet on Fridays.
Behind the Wheel Registration for Summer Session

The next summer behind the wheel (BTW) registration day is June 16th from 8am - 11am at Brooke Point High School.  We currently have 100 slots remaining for the summer session.  Thirty (30) slots are currently available at the North Stafford High School site and seventy (70 ) slots available at the Stafford High School site.

For more specific information concerning session and time slot availability, please contact Steve Cassiday at Mountain View High School (540) 658-6840 or email cassidaysk@staffordschools.net.
Come Join Our Transportation Team

Now Hiring Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors for the 2016-2017 school year!   Contact Transportation Services at (540) 373-6095 for information. 


 
Approved Staffing Standards Plan 2016-2018
The newly approved SCPS Staffing Standards Plan 2016-2018 may be viewed here.
 
     
 

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Students are reminded not to share their password with anyone for security reasons.

New students to our school will have their account created within a few days to weeks upon registering.  By default, any new account created has the username of the student's last name, then first name, and middle initial all lowercase and one word with no special characters such as hyphens (-) or apostrophes (').  The default password is the student's six-digit birth date (MMDDYY).

 
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  Provisional Drivers’ Licenses  
 

During the School Year
Provisional drivers' licenses will be issued on Mondays and Fridays from 2:30 PM-4:00 PM in the front office.  If you are not able to make any of these days and/or time period, an appointment must be made by contacting Helene Hall at (540) 658-6150, Ext. 1204.

During the Summer
Provisional drivers' licenses will be issued Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM-3:30 PM in the front office.  The student must have their driver's permit and the 45-hour driving log.  The parent/guardian must have their driver's license.  Please call the front office at (540) 658-6150 prior to coming to the school to ensure there is a school official present who is authorized to issue the license.

 
     












 

 




 
  Our School Mission Statement | The Making of a Wolverine  
 
Enriching Lives and Building Futures 
 
     
 
  Our Vision  
 

North Stafford High School will graduate lifelong learners who will make valuable contributions to the global community.

 
     
 
  Our Core Belief | North Nation  
 
North Nation

Non-traditional
Academic and Athletic excellence with
Teamwork developed in an
Innovative learning environment with limitless
Opportunities in an atmosphere of
No excuses
 
     
 
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Support our school by shopping at Target® with your REDcard.  Register your REDcard and Target® will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases to our school.

(Hint:  To find our school you can search by Target® school ID.  Our ID is 104757.)

Since 1997, Target® has paid out $324 million to schools across the United States.  Take charge of education and support our school.

Giant® A+ Bonus Bucks Program
Use your Giant® Bonus Card to support our school with your grocery purchases.

The program is called the A+ School Rewards Program.  Our school receives funding donations that vary on the amount of points that you receive with your Bonus Card.  The program has donated over $50 million to schools across the United States.

Your registration in this program must be renewed each year.  Our school ID for this program is 02341.

Adopt-a-Classroom Program
100% of your donations go directly to the classroom(s) of your choice to help a teacher purchase classroom supplies.

Donate today to increase the opportunity for student success by empowering teachers with community partners and funds to purchase resources for the classroom.

How the program works:
You pick the classroom → 100% of the donation goes to the teacher → Teacher purchases resources for the classroom → Your receive personal feedback from the teacher and students → Students benefit from an enriched learning environment
 
     
  School Report Card  
  Our school's report card is in!  Learn more about what makes North Stafford High School a great place to learn for our students.

North Stafford High School's report card is unique to the school and is evaluated through the Virginia Department of Education.

The report card combines many different aspects of our school together in a comprehensive report.  From finding about our accreditation status to looking at our safety rating and teacher qualifications, you'll find this and much more in the school report card.

Get the detailed report card.
 
     

 

 

 












 

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