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Varsity Football plays Tuscarora HS, Leesburg VA, in the Region Semi-Finals.  The following is from Tuscarora's athletic page:
Game Information:
Region Round: Region Semi-Finals
Admission: $8 per ticket
Game Date: November 27, 2015
Game Time: 2pm
Game Location: Tuscarora High School
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Photos taken courtesy of our Photojournalism course.


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North Stafford High School Announcements
Thanksgiving Holiday Break
Our school and offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27, 2015.  Our school and offices will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015.  Monday, November 30, 2015 will be an X-day.
PSAT Interpretation and Funding Your College Financial Aid Night
Mark your calendars for the PSAT Interpretation Night and Funding Your College Financial Aid Night here at North Stafford High School beginning at 6:30 PM in our auditorium on Monday, December 14, 2015.

The PSAT Interpretation will begin at 6:30 PM with the Funding Your College Financial Aid Night beginning at 7:00 PM.
Students, Ensure You Have Access to Your School Google Account
Students, please remember to login to your school Google account (@nswolverines.org) periodically to read your school e-mail.

If you need access to your account, please contact Benjamin Leitner, ITRT, at leitnerbm@staffordschools.net or see him in the Library.
Students Must Have Their Student IDs On Them At All Times
Students must have their school student IDs on them at all times when in school.  If a student needs to replace a lost student ID, please see Ms. Zawoiski with $7.00.
Surprise Your Graduate! Order a NSHS Graduation Banner Today!
Surprise your upcoming graduate with a North Stafford High School Graduation Banner!  Choose from a 30" x 30" for $31.50 or a 30" x 60" for $42.00.  Prices include tax.  Payment methods:  Cash, check, or money order.

You may submit one photograph* of your graduate and choose from one of the following messages:
  1. Congratulations, [student's name]!  Class of 2016
  2. You made it, [student's name]!  Class of 2016
  3. Way to go, [student's name]!  Class of 2016
  4. [student's name], a proud NSHS graduate!

*Copyrighted photographs require permission from the photographer.  We have permission for pictures taken through our school/yearbook photographer.

All pictures for banners need to be submitted by Friday, April 29, 2016.  You may submit the pictures electronically to Katrina Garrison, garrisonkb@staffordschools.net, or send in a hard copy through the front office.  If you have any questions, please contact Katrina Garrison at (540) 658-6150, Ext. 4076.

Download the order form now.  Order forms and pictures are due by Friday, April 29, 2016.
Poinsettia Sale
Our annual Poinsettia Sale will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM in our Greenhouse.  The poinsettias have been grown by our students.  You are able to purchase naturally colored poinsettias ($6.00) or festively colored poinsettias ($8.00).  Cash or checks will be accepted.
Math Department SOL Remediation Tutoring
For students who have failed their Math Standards of Learning (SOL) in Algebra I, Algebra II, and/or Geometry, the Math department will be offering tutoring for students who will be retaking the SOL in December 2015.
The schedules below outline the SOL subject, dates, times, and location for the tutoring sessions.
Algebra I
Access the resource Web page by pointing your Web browser to http://tinyurl.com/alg1sol
Date Time Location
Tuesday, November 3 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 313
Thursday, November 5 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 308
Tuesday, November 10 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 306
Thursday, November 12 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 223
Tuesday, November 17 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 315
Thursday, November 19 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 317
Monday, November 30 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 313
Algebra II
Access the resource Web page by pointing your Web browser to http://tinyurl.com/alg2sol.
Date Time Location
Wednesday, November 4 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 306
Wednesday, November 11 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 306
Wednesday, November 18 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 306
Monday, November 30 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 306
Access the resource Web page by pointing your Web browser to http://tinyrul.com/nshsgeomsol.
Date Time Location
Wednesday, November 4 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 310
Wednesday, November 11 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 313
Wednesday, November 18 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 312
Monday, November 30 2:20 PM-2:50 PM Room 311
Science Department SOL Remediation Tutoring
The Science Department will be offering the following tutoring sessions based on content area:
Biology:  Room 322 from 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Earth Science:  Room 323 from 2:20 PM-2:50 PM
Earth Science:  Room 324 from 2:20 PM-2:50 PM
Biology:  Room 322 from 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Earth Science:  Room 323 from 2:20 PM-2:50 PM
Earth Science:  Room 325 from 2:30 PM-3:15 PM

Review the Biology resources that are being provided.
Review the Earth Science resources that are being provided.
Review the Chemistry resources that are being provided.

Senior Ad Workshop
If you would like to have a senior ad in the yearbook, please plan to attend one of the following Senior Ad Workshops below:
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Room 224 from 3:00 PM-5:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 14, 2016 in Room 224 from 3:00 PM-5:30 PM

Please register for a session by sending an e-mail message to nsflashback@gmail.com.  
Are You Struggling in English 9?
If you are struggling in your English 9 course, join Ms. Simpson and Ms. Stillwell in Room 228 after schooluntil 3:00 PM for Roots and Reading Tutoring.  Tutoring sessions will be held on Tuesdays for Roots and Thursdays for Reading Comprehension and a Writing Workshop.


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