North Stafford High School

Enriching Lives and Building Futures

Important Announcements

  • The North Wind Lit Mag is Looking for Submissions Until Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Posted:  January 25, 2020

     

    The North Wind Lit magazine is looking for visual art, poetry, short stories, and photography to publish in their Spring 2020 edition!  Students should check their school e-mail or The North Wind Lit Mag's Web page for the submission form.  The deadline is Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

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  • Support Boys Soccer by Eating at Panda Express in Stafford on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, Between 10:30 AM-9:30 PM

    Posted:  January 25, 2020

    Support our Boys Soccer team by eating at Panda Express in Stafford on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, between 10:30 AM-9:30 PM.  By showing the flyer in the store or entering 309990 in the promo code box during online checkout, 20% of sales will be donated.

     

    Download the flyer.

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  • Donate Gently Used Jeans

    Posted:  January 24, 2020

    Consider donating your gently used jeans to help the homeless.  You can make your donation in the Library, Main Office, or Room 600.  Donations will be accepted until Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

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  • Esports Interest

    Posted:  January 24, 2020

    If you are interested in joining our high school's Esports team, please stop by Room 312 or 316 for registration information.

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  • Battle of the Books Meeting on Friday, January 31, 2020, During All Lunches

    Posted:  January 24, 2020

    Battle of the Books will meet on Friday, January 31, 2020, during all lunches in the Library.  Please see a librarian if you are unable to attend.

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  • Lit Nation Meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 2:30 PM

    Posted:  January 24, 2020

    Lit Nation will meet on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 2:30 PM in the Library to discuss In Other Lands and hand out copies of The 57 Bus.

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  • Grade 9 Field Trip to Medieval Times on Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Posted:  January 22, 2020

    Students in a Grade 9 English class for this school year are invited to go on a field trip to Medieval Times on Thursday, March 26, 2020.  The deadline for payment and to reserve your spot is on Monday, March 2, 2020.  Spots are limited.  Please see your Grade 9 English teacher for more details.

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  • Junior Boot Camp Sessions and Junior Breakfast

    Posted:  January 21, 2020

    Our junior class and their parents/guardians are cordially invited to attend the Junior Boot Camp sessions on either Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM in the Library or Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 8:00 AM-9:30 AM in the Commons during the Junior Breakfast.

     

    The boot camp sessions will highlight the academic importance on the following topics:

    1. College and career readiness
    2. The role of Naviance in college choices and career direction
    3. A first look at the college application process
    4. Guidelines and planning for SAT success
    5. SAT preparation through Khan Academy

    On Saturday, February 8, junior class officers and sponsor, Kelly Moxley, will cover junior class information for the spring, followed by the boot camp session.

     

    A Google Form will be sent to the junior class to register for a boot camp session.

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  • National Honor Society Application Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 2:30 PM

    Posted:  January 21, 2020

    Tenth and eleventh grade students with a 3.8 overall GPA and who are interested in applying to become a National Honor Society member should attend the application meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 2:30 PM-3:00 PM in the library.  This meeting is only for interested applicants and not current members.  If you cannot attend the meeting, you may pick up an application from Ms. Darby in Room 522 on January 31.

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  • Support Boys Basketball by Purchasing Gear

    Posted:  January 21, 2020

    Support our Boys Basketball team by purchasing gear from their online store.  The store will be open now until Monday, January 27, 2020.

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  • SAGE Club Meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 2:30 PM

    Posted:  January 21, 2020

    The SAGE Club will have a meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 2:30 PM in the Technology Learning Center (TLC).

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  • North Stafford's Got Talent!

    Posted:  January 16, 2020

    Do you have talent?  Show it off and have some fun at the North Stafford High School Talent Show, sponsored by the North Stafford Band Boosters.  All talents will be showcased.  Single and group entries are welcome.  The North Stafford's Got Talent event will take place on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 6:00 PM in the Auditorium.

     

    If you are interested in showcasing your talent or being a master of ceremonies for the event, complete the online entry form no later than Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  Uploaded videos are limited to 1 GB.

     

    Download the flyer.

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  • Congratulations to National Honor Society Teacher and Student of the Month!

    Posted:  January 14, 2020

    The National Honor Society is pleased to congratulate Ms. Martinez-Luna in the World Languages Department as January Teacher of the Month!  They are also pleased to congratulate A. Patel who has been selected as Student of the Month for January!

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  • Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM

    Posted:  January 14, 2020

    Purchase your tickets to attend the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball that will take place at our high school on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM.  Partial face masks will be provided or students can bring their own.  No full-faced masks are permitted.  There will be food, refreshments, and a photo booth.  Tickets are $15.00 and will be sold during student lunches, February 3-7, 2020.  Tickets will not be sold at the door. 

     

    Please bring your student ID with you to the ball.  Remove any outside masks prior to checking-in.

     

    Download the ball flyer.

    Download the guest form.  The guest form is due to the Main Office no later than 2:15 PM on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

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  • North Stafford Cheer Mini-Camp on Saturday, January 25, 2020

    Posted:  January 8, 2020

    Register to attend our high school's cheerleading mini-camp taking place on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at North Stafford High School.  Campers age four through Grade 8 will train with our high school cheerleaders to learn various cheers, stunts, and tumbling routines.  The campers will showcase their routine at the upcoming home Varsity Basketball games on Friday, January 31, 2020.  The basketball games are at 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM.  Campers will sign-up for the game that they want cheer at.

     

    Session 1 will be from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM for students in Pre-K, age 4, through Grade 4.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM.  A parent/guardian show will take place at 11:30 AM.  Session 2 will be from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM for students in Grades 5-8.  Registration begins at 12:30 PM.  A parent/guardian show will take place at 4:00 PM.

     

    The cost is $30.00, if pre-registered by Tuesday, January 21, 2020, or $35.00 afterwards at the door.  The cost includes a snack and t-shirt.  Additional siblings will receive a $5.00 discount.  Please make checks payable to NS Cheer Boosters.  Pre-registration payments may be dropped off to our high school, Attention:  Coach Marra, by Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

     

    For questions about this event, please contact the North Stafford High School Cheer Boosters at nscheerboosters@gmail.com.

     

    Download the flyer at http://bit.ly/2QDDjDh.  Register by pointing your Web browser to https://forms.gle/bZHwqbyJCxwkkZmL6.

     

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  • No School During Virginia Primary Elections on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    Posted:  January 8, 2020

    Our school division has made the decision to close schools during the Virginia primary elections on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.  Although our high school is not a polling location, numerous other schools are.  There will be no adjustment to the XY alternating day calendar. Both Monday, March 2, 2020, and Wednesday, March 4, 2020, will be an X-Day.

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  • North Stafford Rotary Club Speech Contest

    Posted:  January 8, 2020

    The North Stafford Rotary Club has invited our students to participate in their second annual speech contest.  Students in Grades 9-12 are encouraged to submit an entry. The theme for this year is, “Rotary...Connects to the World.”  The contest includes a monetary prize and an opportunity for the winners to compete at the district level.

     

    Review information about the contest and download the submission form.  Entry forms must be submitted to the North Stafford Rotary Club before February 1, 2020.  For questions about this contest, please contact Shawn Lumpkin, Essay and Speech Coordinator for the North Stafford Rotary Club, at shawn.lumpkin@aol.com.

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  • Call for Submissions to the North Wind Lit Mag

    Posted:  December 13, 2019

    Updated:  January 6, 2020

    The North Wind Lit Mag wants to publish your art, poetry, short fiction, photography, creative writing, and more!  Check your school e-mail for the submission form or visit the North Wind Lit Mag Web page.  The deadline for submissions is on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, for the spring edition.

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  • Save the Date!  The 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration Will Take Place on Saturday, February 29, 2020

    Posted:  December 11, 2019

    Save the date!  The 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020.  The Exposition is from 3:00 PM-5:45 PM and the Celebrations will be from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.  If you are a business or organization and want to be part of the expositions and/or celebrations, the registration is now open

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  • North Stafford High School Named as a 2018-2019 W!SE Blue Star School

    Posted:  November 9, 2019

    Our high school was recently named as a 2018-2019 W!SE Blue Star School!  Only 247 schools around the country have received this recognition for this year.  To be named a W!SE Blue Star School, a school must have achieved an 80% or above passing rate on the W!SE Financial Literacy Test and have either a majority of students on a given grade level take the test or achieve a minimum average score of 85%.

     

    To view all of the W!SE Blue Star Schools, point your Web browser to http://bit.ly/2CsDj11

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  • Battery Recycling Program Now Available

    Posted:  October 10, 2019

    The Science National Honor Society has partnered with the Green Club to offer a battery recycling program at our high school.  The program will accept A, AA, AAA, B, C, D, 9-volt, and some rechargeable batteries.  Drop-off locations are located in the Main Office and Rooms 212, 318, 432, 535A, and 533.

      

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  • Paint Your Parking Spot

    Posted:  August 15, 2019

    If you are a student driver who wishes to paint your parking spot, please see Ms. Zawoiski in the Main Office before school or during your lunch time to sign-up.  There is a $20.00 participation fee (cash, check, or money order).  Checks must be payable to North Stafford High School.  You must first submit a copy of your design for approval before any painting can be done. 

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  • Class Websites Mobile App Reported Issues

    Posted:  December 11, 2018

    We have reported to our school division the Class Websites mobile app issues that users are experiencing when utilizing the StudentVUE/ParentVUE mobile app on their device.  These issues are being investigated further.  The issues explained below are division-wide and not just isolated to our high school.

     

    Reported Issue #1:

    Users of the StudentVUE/ParentVUE mobile app may experience an error message when selecting the Class Websites button.  The user will be unable to view any class websites through the mobile app only.  

     

    The workaround for this issue is to access your StudentVUE/ParentVUE account from your device’s Web browser rather than the mobile app by pointing your Web browser to https://psp.staffordschools.net.

     

    Reported Issue #2:

    Users of the StudentVUE/ParentVUE mobile app will be unable to view multiple file attachments that are posted by a teacher on the class pages when selecting the Class Websites button for a student’s courses.  This issue is present when a user is able to access the Class Websites button from the mobile app (see Reported Issue #1).  This issue only appears in the mobile app.

     

    The workaround for this issue is to access your StudentVUE/ParentVUE account from your device’s Web browser rather than the mobile app by pointing your Web browser to https://psp.staffordschools.net.  

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  • 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.


     

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About Our High School

  • North Stafford High School

    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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  • Our School Mission Statement:  The Making of a Wolverine 

    To develop responsible and productive citizens through a culture of respect, compassion, and high expectations. 

     


    Our Vision

    Enriching Lives and Building Futures

     

    Our Core Values - "North"

    No excuses

    Optimism

    Resiliency 

    Teamwork

    Honesty

Important News & Information

  • Course Online Request for the 2020-2021 School Year

    Our current students in grades 9-11 will select their courses for the 2020-2021 school year through the course online request process, available in StudentVUE/ParentVUE on a desktop, laptop, or Chromebook. The course online request process cannot be completed through the StudentVUE/ParentVUE mobile app. The course online request window will be available beginning on Monday, January 13, 2020, and will close on Thursday, January 30, 2020...

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  • No School on Monday, January 27, 2020, Professional Day

    There is no school for students on Monday, January 27, 2020. This is a professional day for educators. Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 (Y-Day)...

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  • School Division Procedures on Weather Closings and Delays

    As we approach our winter weather season, our school division will make the decision to close or delay our schools when inclement weather affects travel. Our high school cannot make school closing or delay decisions. Our school division has a plan in place to make official school closing and delay decisions...

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  • 2019-2020 Professional Development Student Early Dismissal Dates

    Our school division has established several professional development afternoons throughout the school year that will result in a shortened school day for all students. The first professional development afternoon will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (Y-Day). Students will be dismissed early from school at 11:45 AM...

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  • Order from Our Shutterfly Storefront

    We have an online storefront where you can purchase items from Shutterfly and Tiny Prints. With your purchase from our storefront, eight percent of sales will be donated to our high school. The monies collected from this fundraiser will be used towards student scholarships...

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School Information

  • After-School Activity Bus

    Students who participate in after-school activities or tutoring and need transportation after the regular school day ends may access the activity bus.  The service will pick-up students from our high school starting at 5:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.  The service is not available on Fridays or on early dismissal dates.  Students will report to Room 452 no later than 4:45 PM with a pass to check-in to ride the after-school activity bus.  There are two after-school activity buses that travel to specified locations only.  This service does not drop students off at their regularly designated bus stop.  You may review the bus stops serviced by each school bus by selecting the route names below:

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  • 2019 Best Schools

    2019 Best Schools - Niche Thank you for ranking us as #102 in the 2019 Best Public High Schools in Virginia according to Niche!  We rank in the top 30% 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 division, Stafford County Public Schools.

    In addition to ranking #102 in the 2019 Best Public High Schools in Virginia, we rank #29 in the 2019 Most Diverse Public High Schools in Virginia, #88 in the 2019 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Virginia, and #3 in the 2019 Best Public High Schools in Stafford County!  View all of our rankings. 

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  • WiFi Network:  SCPSOPEN

    Our building has free, publicly accessible WiFi.

    WiFi

    Network Name:  SCPSOPEN

    Password:  stafford (case-sensitive) 

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  • Our High School's Cell Phone and Device Policy

    Cell Phone

    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. 

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  • 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. 

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