Important News & Information
Thanksgiving Break will take place beginning on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through Friday, November 23, 2018. There is no school for students. Monday, November 19, 2018, and Tuesday, November 20, 2018, are full days of school. Students will return to school from Thanksgiving Break on Monday, November 26, 2018 (Y-Day)...
Congratulations to Samuel Lightfoot and Sarah Schaefer for being named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program! Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring...
Our renovated library has recently received three accolades and appeared in national publications for its extraordinary architectural design by Stantec and incorporation of technology. The library underwent a complete renovation back in Spring 2017 at a cost of $2 million. The 9,500 square foot library reopened to our student body and staff in November 2017...
Black Friday Basketball One-Day Hoops Camp
Posted: November 6, 2018
Register to attend the Black Friday Basketball One-Day Hoops Camp on Friday, November 23, 2018 from 7:00 AM-12:00 PM at our high school (Ages 7-14). The cost is $25 per attendee.
To register, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/fbNYa2.
Orange Fever School Spirit Section Moved in Football Stadium
Posted: October 31, 2018
The Orange Fever School Spirit section has been moved in our football stadium to the far left on the home bleachers side, closest to the school. Please review the diagram below that displays where the Orange Fever student membership will be located.
Box Tops for Education
Posted: October 25, 2018
Support our high school's Interact Club by turning in Box Tops for Education. All Box Tops for Education will be donated to our high school's connected middle schools and elementary schools. These schools are Rodney Thompson Middle School, A. G. Wright Middle School, Shirley Heim Middle School, H. H. Poole Middle School, Park Ridge Elementary School, Hampton Oaks Elementary School, Winding Creek Elementary School, and Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School. A year-round collection box is located in the Main Office.
Order a 2019 Yearbook
Posted: October 5, 2018
Remember your school year forever and make the unforgettable memories last a lifetime! Order your JostensⓇ school yearbook in order to keep celebrating the moments that move you. To order a yearbook, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/cJHetx. If you are purchasing a standard yearbook, select the Yearbook button.
The cost of a yearbook is currently $75.00. The Jostens Online Yearbook Store allows you to purchase add-ons and accessories to customize your yearbook.
In addition to the Jostens Online Store, you can purchase a yearbook only through our Online School Payments (OSP) system (convenience fee added) or by paying in cash, check (made out to North Stafford High School), or money order to Mrs. Darnell in Room 511.
Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) Meeting Dates
Posted: September 13, 2018
On behalf of our Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) at our high school, the meeting dates for the 2018-2019 school year have been established. Each meeting date will be the first Wednesday of each month and start at 6:00 PM in our high school's library. The PTSO meeting dates are:
- Wednesday, October 3, 2018
- Wednesday, November 7, 2018
- Wednesday, December 5, 2018
- Wednesday, January 9, 2019
- Wednesday, February 6, 2019
- Wednesday, March 6, 2019
- Wednesday, April 3, 2019
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019
- Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Please be aware that meeting dates may be changed with notice from our PTSO. If you have any questions or need additional information about our high school's PTSO, please contact Karla Pray, PTSO President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 North notice. The North 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.
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)
Our School Mission Statement: The Making of a Wolverine
Enriching Lives and Building Futures
North Stafford High School will graduate lifelong learners who will make valuable contributions to the global community.
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2019 Best Schools
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.
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.