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  • Junior Breakfast and Boot Camp Sessions

    The Junior Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, beginning at 8:30 AM in the Commons (Cafeteria) of our high school. All our Junior Class students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend this event. At the breakfast, the Junior Class Officers and Class Sponsor, Mr. Ryan Fair, will touch on class business and upcoming events for the Spring...

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  • Golf for Lax Sakes: Friday, April 19, 2019

    The 7th Annual Golf for Lax Sakes event will be held at Augustine Golf Club on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 9:00 AM. Participants who would like to register to golf may register individually for $90.00 or register as a foursome for $350.00. The deadline to register is on Sunday, March 31, 2019. You may also become a sponsor for this event...

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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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Important Announcements

  • Sadie Hawkins Dance on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM

    Posted:  March 18, 2019

    Our high school will be hosting the Sadie Hawkins Dance for all of our students on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM, at our high school.  Tickets will go on sale March 25-29, 2019, during all student lunches.  Tickets are $15.00 for one ticket or $25.00 for two tickets.  Save $5.00 by purchasing two tickets! 

     

    This dance is traditionally where female students invite male students to the dance.  There will be a lemonade stand, backyard games, and free food.  The dress code for the dance suggests that females wear sundresses and males wear slacks.

     

    To download the flyer, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/qh9jKm.


     

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  • Cheerleading Tryouts

    Posted:  March 18, 2019

    Our Cheerleading team will be holding tryouts.  A conditioning clinic will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from April 1, 2019, through May 8, 2019, excluding the week of Spring Break, from 3:00 PM-4:45 PM in the Auxiliary Gymnasium.  All athletes must have a VHSL physical.

     

    Sideline team tryouts will take place from Tuesday, May 14, 2019, through Friday, May 17, 2019, from 3:30 PM-5:30 PM at our high school.  The tryouts on Friday, May 17, 2019, will end at 8:00 PM.

     

    A mandatory parent/guardian and cheerleader meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 6:30 PM in Room 307.

     

    For questions, please e-mail Coach Andi Marra at marraak@staffordschools.net.  For more information, view the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/ydQwMA.


     

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  • Girl Up! Supply Drive for EmpowerHouse

    Posted:  March 16, 2019

    In honor of Women's History Month during the month of March, and all the strong women in our lives, Girl Up! is sponsoring a supply drive for EmpowerHouse's women's shelter, Haven.  Donate supplies such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, laundry detergent, fabric softener, paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, body wash, diapers, gift cards, and non-perishable food items.  Donations are being collected in the orange "Women's Supply Drive" boxes in the Main Office, Library, or in Room 522.

     

    Donations will be collected now through Friday, March 29, 2019.


     

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  • Interact Club Slam Dunk S.E.R.V.E Non-Perishable Food Drive

    Posted:  March 16, 2019

    The Interact Club is collecting non-perishable food items for their Slam Dunk for S.E.R.V.E Food Drive.  S.E.R.V.E. stands for Stafford Emergency Relief through Volunteer Efforts.  The collection of non-perishable food items takes place now until Monday, April 8, 2019.  You can drop off any non-perishable food items in the Commons in the department-based food boxes.  All items will benefit our local S.E.R.V.E food pantry in time for Easter dinner boxes.

     

    Although all non-perishable items are needed, the most requested items by S.E.R.V.E are:

    • Peanut butter
    • Jelly
    • Canned green beans
    • Canned cream of mushroom soup
    • Canned whole ham
    • Canned potatoes
    • Crispy onion topping
    • Canned whole pineapple
    • Jar of maraschino cherries (no stems)
    • Boxed mashed potatoes
    • Chicken broth
    • Cranberry sauce
    • Individual fruit cups (4-packs)

     

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  • Partial Lockdown on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 2:30 PM

    Posted:  March 15, 2019

    On Friday, March 15, 2019, at 2:30 PM, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office advised North Stafford High School to go into a partial lockdown due to a suspicious person in the area.  A partial lockdown allows instruction to continue but prohibits entry and exit to our building. At no point were our students and staff in danger.  Because student dismissal is at 2:15 PM, most of our students were not affected by this partial lockdown. Our first priority is always the safety and security of our students and staff, and we will always err on the side of caution.  The partial lockdown was in place for approximately six minutes, and concluded at 2:36 PM.


     

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  • Battle of the Books Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 2:30 PM-3:00 PM

    Posted:  March 13, 2019

    The next Battle of the Books meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 2:30 PM-3:00 PM in the library.  Students must attend this meeting or come speak with a librarian in order to retain their position on the team.


     

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  • Fredericksburg Visitor Center Art Contest

    Posted:  March 2, 2019

    Participate in the Fredericksburg Visitor Center Art Contest.  This year’s theme is, “Take the Scenic Route.”  Student submitted artwork must be a piece of artwork that reflects a city scene, landscape, or other local scenery in Fredericksburg, Stafford, or Spotsylvania.  Twelve pieces of art will be selected to be included in a calendar that will be sold by the Fredericksburg Visitor Center.  The deadline for entries is on Monday, May 6, 2019, at 3:00 PM.

     

    This contest is only open to North Stafford High School students in grades 9-12.

     

    Prizes include:

    Grade Prize - $100.00

    1st Place - $75.00

    2nd Place – $50.00

    3rd Place - $25.00

     

    Entry forms are available from our Gifted Coordinator, Mrs. Cardenas, or from our art teachers, Ms. Gallaher and Mrs. Coffman.

     

    For more information, download the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/e4NTp4.

    Aquia Landing by Hailey Conrad


     

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  • Tryout for the Wolverettes Dance Team

    Posted:  February 19, 2019

    Tryout for the Wolverettes Dance Team May 6-8, 2019, from 3:00 PM-5:30 PM in the Commons.  Final cuts will be made on May 9th from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.  The Wolverettes dance at half-time during football and basketball season, perform at pep rallies, compete across the state, and represent our school community.

     

    There is a mandatory camp that will take place July 11-14, 2019.

     

    For questions, contact Corey Holmes at coachcoreyholmes@gmail.com.  Download the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/sFTw9h


     

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  • Register to Take the ASVAB Test

    Posted:  February 19, 2019

    Register to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test in Naviance.  The next ASVAB test is scheduled for Thursday, March 28, 2019.  To register in Naviance, point your Web browser to https://student.naviance.com/nstaffordhigh and login with your Naviance credentials.  Register for the test under the College Home tab.  Your username is your student ID and your password is your six-digit date of birth.


     

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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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  • 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.

     

    Download the flyer.


     

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  • 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 - Cancelled
    • 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 northstaffordptso@gmail.com.


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  • How Our School Communicates

    Posted:  July 19, 2018

    Communication 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.

     

    Learn about how we communicate with our school community.

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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.

     

    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.


     

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  • Welcome to the World's Greatest 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 

    Enriching Lives and Building Futures 

     


    Our Vision

    North Stafford High School will graduate lifelong learners who will make valuable contributions to the global community. 

     

    Our Core Belief | #NorthNation

    North Nation

    Non-traditional

    Academic and athletic excellence with

    Teamwork developed in an 

    Innovative learning environment with limitless

    Opportunities in an atmosphere of

    No excuses

School Information

  • 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:  NSOPEN

    Our building has free, publicly accessible WiFi.

    WiFi

    Network Name:  NSOPEN

    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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