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Day #130 @ NS 3.9.2018

Friday March 9, 2018                                                                                                      Day #130 (B)

-Congratulations to the young teachers for winning the Big Ball VB Tournament.

-Congratulations to Stephanie Miller for being named a Miss Basketball finalist.

-We will have school on Monday April 2nd and it will be a B day.

-Honor Society Pennies for Patients Week:

Friday:             Walk Out Day (Pay $1.00 to leave early from 6th hour)

Cake Walk during Bearcat Period

-Boys and Girls Basketball season DVD order forms need to be turned in by today to Mr. Vote. Anyone that didn’t get an order form see Mr. Vote.

-There is a Prom sign-up sheet in the office.  Couple are $25; Single $15 that is for juniors/seniors.

-Track sign-up sheet for students in grades 7-12.

-Students are not allowed to go to the locker rooms before or after lunch.

-Daylight savings time is Saturday evening/Sunday morning.

-SADD Meeting on Monday at 8:00 AM.

-GBB players 8-12 need to turn in their practice jerseys to Mrs. Vote.

-Cookie Dough orders are due on Monday.

-The third nine weeks ends next Thursday (No School next Friday).

-There were 49 tallies from Friday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Fish Nuggets, Popcorn Shrimp, French Fries, and Baked Beans

Breakfast Menu (Monday) – Cereal, Yogurt, Toast, Fruit, Juice, and Smoothies

Birthdays –  Jorie Ahlberg (Today) and Dawsin Worrall (Sunday)

Day #129 @ NS 3.8.2018

Thursday March 8, 2018                                                                                                 Day #129 (A)

-We will have school on Monday April 2nd and it will be a B day.

-Honor Society Pennies for Patients Week:

Today: Black Out Day/Big Ball VB at 4:30 PM

Friday:             Walk Out Day (Pay $1.00 to leave early from 6th hour)

Cake Walk during Bearcat Period

-Peer Tutor Meeting today during Bearcat Period in the office.

-Baseball meeting today after school for students in grades 7-12 in room 111.

-Boys and Girls Basketball season DVD order forms need to be turned in by Friday March 9th to Mr. Vote. Anyone that didn’t get an order form see Mr. Vote.

-There is a Prom sign-up sheet in the office.  Couple are $25; Single $15 that is for juniors/seniors.

-Track sign-up sheet for students in grades 7-12.

-Students are not allowed to go to the locker rooms before or after lunch.

-Daylight savings time is Saturday evening/Sunday morning.

-SADD Meeting on Monday at 8:00 AM.

-There were 102 tallies from Friday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Lasagna, Broccoli Blend, and Garlic Toast

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Cereal, Yogurt, Toast, Fruit, Juice, and Smoothies

Birthdays –  Megan Lecy

Day #128 @ NS 3.7.2018

Wednesday March 7, 2018                                                                                              Day #128 (B)

-We will have school on Monday April 2nd and it will be a B day.

-Speech practice today at 3:30 PM.  Speech results from Saturday:  Evelyn S 2nd in Entertain; Hunter P 6th in Extemp.  No speech meet on Saturday.

-Honor Society Pennies for Patients Week:

Today:             Sweatpants Day

Thursday:        Black Out Day/Big Ball VB at 4:30 PM

Friday:             Walk Out Day (Pay $1.00 to leave early from 6th hour)

Cake Walk during Bearcat Period

-There is a Prom sign-up sheet in the office.  Couple are $25; Single $15 that is for juniors/seniors.

-Track sign-up sheet for students in grades 7-12.

-There were 40 tallies from Friday.  We are now at 1021 tallies.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Sub Sandwiches and Sweet Potato Fries

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Breakfast Burritos and Smoothies

Birthdays – 

Day #127 @ NS 3.6.2018

Tuesday March 6, 2018                                                                                                   Day #127 (A)

-Yesterdays missed day of school will be made up on Monday April 2nd.  That will be a B day.

-Speech practice tomorrow at 3:30 PM.  No speech meet on Saturday.

-Student Council/SADD Meeting today during Bearcat Period today in the lobby.  If you have practice go to your practice.

-HS staff meeting tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM.

-Honor Society Pennies for Patients Week:

Today:  Hat Day (Pay $1.00 to wear a hat)

Wednesday:    Sweatpants Day

Thursday:        Black Out Day/Big Ball VB at 4:30 PM

Friday:             Walk Out Day (Pay $1.00 to leave early from 6th hour)

Cake Walk during Bearcat Period

-Lunch dismissal for the week: First group is 8th then 7th.  Second group is 11th, 12th, 9th, and 10th.

-There is a Prom sign-up sheet in the office.  Couple are $25; Single $15 that is for juniors/seniors.

-Track sign-up sheet for students in grades 7-12.

-There were 60 tallies from Friday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Chicken Nuggets, Rice, KoosKoos, and Peas

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – French Toast, Sausage, and Smoothies

Birthdays –  Jacob Kleven, Ron Lunde

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day #126 @ NS 3.2.2018

Friday March 2, 2018                                                                                                      Day #126 (A)

-Speech meet in Carrington tomorrow, leave time is 6:40 AM.

-Robotics regional competition will be in Grand Forks running through Saturday.

-Hunter Safety classes will begin on March 5th at 7:00 PM at the armory.

-Student Council/SADD Meeting on Tuesday at 8:15 AM in room 103.

-There were 52 tallies from yesterday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

Lunch Menu – Dr. Seuss’s Birthday: Green Eggs, Ham, Hash browns, and Who Pudding

Breakfast Menu (Monday) – Cereal, Toast, Fruit, Yogurt, Juice, and Smoothies

Birthdays –  Kaysen Pederson and Valari Yankton (Today); Mrs. Vogel (Sunday)

Day #125 @ NS 3.1.2018

Thursday March 1, 2018                                                                                                 Day #125 (B)

-Speech meet in Carrington on Saturday, leave time is 6:40 AM.

-Robotics regional competition will be in Grand Forks starting today and running through Saturday.

-Collective Goods orders are due today by 11:30 AM.

-There will be a joint SADD/Student Council meeting tomorrow morning at 8:10 AM in room 103.  If you are in either group but have speech or music practice you need to attend those practices.

-There were 52 tallies from yesterday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

-Hunter Safety classes will begin on March 5th at 7:00 PM at the armory.

Lunch Menu – Meat Loaf, Scalloped Potatoes, Carrots, and Buns

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Cereal, Toast, Fruit, Yogurt, Juice, and Smoothies

Birthdays – 

2018-2019 Instructional Calendar

North Star Schools

2018-2019 Calendar

Date Description
August 16 Local lnservice Day
August 17 NESC lnservice
August 22 First Day of School
September 3 No School Labor Day
September 26 1:45 Dismissal (Staff lnservice)
October 18-19 Fall Break
October 24 1 :45 Dismissal (Staff lnservice)
November 1 P/T Conferences 3-9 p.m.
November 2 PT Conference Comp Day
November 12 No School Veterans’ Day Observed
November 22-23 Thanksgiving Break–No School
December 21 Last Day of School Before Holidays
January 7 School Re-Opens
January 21 Teacher In-service (No School)
February 7 P/T Conferences 3-9 p.m.
February 18 Presidents’ Day-No School
March 15 P/T Conference Comp Day
April 19 Good Friday
April 22 Easter Break
May 23 Last Day of School
May 26 Graduation (3 p.m.)
April 22, May 24 Storm Make-up Days

9 Week Grading Periods

Grading Period Instructional Days
1st Nine Weeks
Oct 26
45
2nd Nine Weeks
Jan 11
41
3rd Nine Weeks
Mar 14
42
4th Nine Weeks
May 22
47
Total Days Instruction 175

Other Days

Non-student Days Days
No School Labor Day 1
No School Thanksgiving 1
No School Good Friday 1
Conf. Days 2
Staff Dev. Days 2
Total Non-Student Days 7

182 Total Days

A printed copy of the traditional academic calendar is available in the High School Office.

Robotics Team 877 competes in Grand Forks

The inaugural Great Northern Regional will be held March 1-3 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Team 877 is excited to be competing so close to home! If you are in the area, please come cheer us on and find out why FIRST robotics is such an awesome program for our youth. The event is free and open to the public. A complete schedule can be found on the Minnesota FIRST website.

If you can’t make it to Grand Forks to join in the excitement, the event will be webcast. A link to the livestream can be found at FirstInspires. The team will also be posting updates to the Team 877 Facebook Page.

Match results and standings are available at The Blue Alliance.

Good Luck Team!

Day #124 @ NS 2.28.2018

Wednesday February 28, 2018                                                                                                   Day #124 (A)

-Speech practice today at 3:30 PM.  Speech meet in Carrington on Saturday, leave time is 6:40 AM.

-Robotics regional competition will be in Grand Forks starting tomorrow and running through Saturday. They will leave tomorrow morning early.

-Collective Goods orders are due tomorrow by 11:30 AM.

-Sacred Heart Youth Choir tonight at 6:20 PM.

-FCCLA meeting tomorrow at 8:00 AM in room 107.

-Students please turn in your knowledge bowl sheets to a teacher by today.

-There were 94 tallies from yesterday.  Reminder this a school wide goal.  The goal has been set at 2500 tallies.

-Hunter Safety classes will begin on March 5th at 7:00 PM at the armory.

Lunch Menu – Baked Potato Bar, Corn, and Biscuits (Mr Reiser’s 4th graders)

Breakfast Menu (tomorrow) – Sausage Omelets (Also there are now Smoothies offered at Breakfast)

Birthdays –  Abi Oakland and Cordell Walters (Actually Feb. 29th)