Important News & Information
Student parking passes will be on sale on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM for seniors only, Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, and Wednesday, August 22, 2018, from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at our high school. A student parking pass is required for a student who has a valid driver's license and wishes to park in our student parking lot...
Freshmen and New Student Transition Day will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM at our high school. Doors to this event open at 1:00 PM. Students may be dropped off at the front of our building using the drop-off lanes. Please pull all the way up to the crosswalk in the drop-off lanes so that we can facilitate proper traffic flow...
Service Academy Day
Posted: August 16, 2018
Congressman Rob Wittman invites our students and their families to attend Service Academy Day on Saturday, September 1, 2018, from 9:00 AM-10:30 AM to meet representatives from the Service Academies and Representative Wittman. In this session you will learn more about the academies and the admission process. Doors open at 8:30 AM for sign-in.
This event will be held at American Legion Post 175, located at 8700 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call (804) 730-6595.
Download the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/7ojmoY.
STAT Freshmen Information Night
Posted: July 30, 2018
Updated: August 17, 2018Our Stafford Academy for Technology (STAT) Freshmen Information Night will be held on Tuesday, August 28th at our high school. This event is only for freshmen students and their families.At the informational session students and their families will meet their STAT teachers and hear the perspectives from current upperclassmen in the program.STAT Engineering ProgramThe STAT Engineering Program Orientation will take place in Room 535 from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM.STAT Biomedical ProgramThe STAT Biomedical Program Orientation will take place in Room 600 from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM. View the program's supply list.These informational sessions are being held ahead of the division-wide Back to School Night to allow students from all of our surrounding high schools who are part of our STAT program to not miss events being held at their base high school.
Air Force Junior Reserves' Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Spirit Night at Fun-Land on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
Posted: August 7, 2018
Support our AFJROTC program by purchasing a wristband at Fun-Land for unlimited rides and attractions on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 between 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Each wristband is $25.00, before tax, and $5.00 for each wristband purchased will be donated to our AFJROTC program. Wristbands must be purchased online. No wristbands will be sold at the door.
Once a wristband is purchased online, the purchaser will receive an e-mail confirmation. You can redeem the wristbands at Fun-Land on the day of the AFJROTC Spirit Night by either printing out the confirmation for the wristband(s) purchased or by displaying the confirmation barcode from your mobile device.
Wristbands may be purchased by pointing your Web browser to http://centralparkfunland.pfestore.com/retail/SpiritNight/NorthStafford.aspx. Download the AFJROTC flyer for more information by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/5XbY4P.
Fun-Land is located at 1351 Central Park Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. For assistance with purchasing a wristband, please call Fun-Land at (540) 785-6700.
Student Class Schedules for the 2018-2019 School Year
Posted: July 31, 2018The anticipated date for student class schedules to be viewed in StudentVUE/ParentVUE for the 2018-2019 school year will be on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.Learn how to access and use StudentVUE/ParentVUE by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/5FE7iF.
How Our School Communicates
Posted: July 19, 2018Communication is imperative to the success of our school community. Our community consists of our students, parents/guardians, school employees, and outside community members and partners. We communicate on a regular basis using a public notice. The public notice is the official communication method that our high school utilizes and will always appear in a certain format. It will arrive to the e-mail address that you have registered with us in our student information system. Our high school will also deploy automated phone calls to the phone numbers that you have registered with us in our student information system. Our high school builds a strong connection with our school community and we strive to communicate in an effective, efficient, and timely manner.
Provisional Drivers' Licenses
Posted: June 19, 2018
During the School Year
Provisional drivers' licenses will be issued on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday from 2:30 PM-3:30 PM in the main office. No appointments are necessary. If you are not able to make this offered time frame, an appointment must be made by contacting Helene Hall at (540) 658-6150, Ext. 1204. The student must have their driver's permit and the 45-hour driving log. The parent/guardian must have their driver's license.
During the Summer
Provisional drivers' licenses will be issued Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM-3:30 PM in the main 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.
Provisional driver's licenses will not be issued July 2nd-6th. If you need to be issued your provisional driver's license during this week, please come prior to July 2nd or after July 6th.
Book Club and Summer Reading List
Posted: June 10, 2018
A new book club is forming at our high school for the 2018-2019 school year through our library. To prepare for the book club, four books have been selected for students and staff to read during the summer.
To view the list of books selected and learn more about the club, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/bqgVCa.
Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Enrollment (DE) Summer Assignments
Posted: June 7, 2018
For students who have enrolled in an AP or DE course for next school year, the summer assignment begins building a foundation of course content and a common understanding before the new school year starts. Summer assignments allow the student to focus on course material without having a full course schedule. The summer assignment allows students to get a head start on course work and allows you to experience the depth and breadth of the type of course work you will experience once the course officially starts in the fall.
Available summer assignments are located by pointing your Web browser to https://www.staffordschools.net/Page/21686. All available summer assignments will be accessible no later than Friday, June 15, 2018.
Please note: If a summer assignment is not available, this does not mean that there is no summer assignment. Students should check with the Advanced Placement (AP) or Dual Enrollment (DE) teacher who instructs the course to find out if there is a summer assignment.
School Supply Lists for the 2018-2019 School Year
Posted: May 14, 2018
The department supply lists provide most of the required materials that will be utilized by the student. Before purchasing any school supplies, please review the student's schedule in StudentVUE/ParentVUE, when available, for the upcoming school year in order to assist in making the correct purchases. The supply lists are not exhaustive and teachers may provide an additional list once school begins.
Virginia Sales Tax Holiday
The Virginia Sales Tax Holiday will take place August 3-5, 2018. During this period, qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products are without sales tax. Review the list of eligible items and requirements.
Water Testing Results
Posted: September 13, 2017
Stafford County Public Schools (SCPS) is sampling water from schools throughout the division under requirements of a new Virginia law that took effect July 1, 2017 for all public K-12 schools. This sampling is part of a larger program underway statewide to test for the presence of lead in drinking water. SCPS is working with county government, the Virginia Department of Health as well as our industrial hygiene consultant to ensure a team effort in keeping students and staff safe.
For more information, please visit our Water Testing Results Web page.
Switchboard Line: (540) 658-6150 | Main Office Fax: (540) 658-6158
School Mailing Address: 839 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22554
Student School Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:40 AM-2:15 PM
School Year Main Office Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
School Year Counseling Center Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counseling Center Fax: (540) 658-6166 (Use for Only Counseling Center and Registration Matters)
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Thank you for ranking us as #75 in the 2018 Best Public High Schools in Virginia according to Niche! We rank in the top 25% of public high schools in Virginia. We are so excited as being one of the best public high schools in not only the Commonwealth of Virginia but our school district, Stafford County Public Schools.
In addition to ranking #75 in the 2018 Best Public High Schools in Virginia, we rank #39 in the 2018 Most Diverse Public High Schools in Virginia, #90 in the 2018 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Virginia, and #2 in the 2018 Best Public High Schools in Stafford County! View all of our rankings.
WiFi Network: NSOPEN
Our building has free, publicly accessible WiFi.
Network Name: NSOPEN
Password: stafford (case-sensitive)
Our High School's Cell Phone and Device Policy
Students at our high school will be able to access their cell phones and devices in the cafeteria (Commons Area), locker area, and hallways during class changes.
Students may use their device at their designated lunch time in the cafeteria. In addition, students may also use their device in any area after school, except while attending tutoring.
Before a student enters a teacher's classroom, they must silence and put away their device. When classes are in session, students must put away their device, unless directed by a teacher. This includes hallways while classes are going on.
This policy also applies to headphones.
Your Child's Classroom Web Pages
Your child's classroom Web pages are located on Synergy ParentVUE or StudentVUE, the same application that provides grade and attendance information for your child. To access ParentVUE or StudentVUE, please point your Web browser to https://psp.staffordschools.net. An activation key or having an account setup previously with an activation key is required. Don't have access? Click here to request an activation key (available only to students and/or parents/guardians currently attending or having a child attend North Stafford High School, respectively).
At this time, parents/guardians and students do not have the ability to create accounts on our website, Schoolwires.