Important News & Information
Winter Break will take place on Monday, December 24, 2018, through Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Students will be dismissed early from school on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 11:45 AM to begin their winter break. There is no school for students during the Winter Break. Our building and school offices will remain closed through Wednesday, January 2, 2019...
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...
Support Our Boys Lacrosse Team by Eating at Moe's in Stafford on Thursday, December 13, 2018, Between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Posted: December 8, 2018
Support our Boys Lacrosse Team by eating at Moe's in Stafford on Thursday, December 13, 2018, between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM for their Spirit Night. The flyer must be printed and handed to the cashier.
To download the flyer, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/cxSD18.
Big Smiles In-School Dental Care on Thursday, February 7, 2019
Posted: December 8, 2018
Our high school has partnered with Big Smiles to offer our students in-school dental care on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 7:45 AM-2:00 PM. If your child is insured with Medicaid or CHIP, there is typically no cost to the family for this service. There are also private insurance and self-pay options that are offered.
Services will be offered by local, licensed dentists. Dental care includes a complete exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride, and sealants, as needed.
To register your student to receive dental care on Thursday, February 7, 2019, point your Web browser to www.myschooldentist.com or pick-up an application from our high school’s clinic, located in the Main Office. For questions, please call (800) 409-2563. Download the informational letter by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/Wavbhj.
Purchase a Yearbook Recognition Ad Before Friday, January 25, 2019
Posted: December 8, 2018
Order a Yearbook Recognition Ad for this year's yearbook. These ads appear in the yearbook and showcase a student's accomplishments. The deadline to purchase a recognition ad is Friday, January 25, 2019. Learn more: https://goo.gl/vMjJ7P.
Complete the Senior Stats and Quotes Google Form
Posted: December 8, 2018
All Senior students should complete the Senior Stats and Quotes Google Form for this year's published yearbook. Senior students have been e-mailed the link to their scps.net account. This form is only accessible through a student's scps.net account. To complete the Google Form, point your Web browser to https://goo.gl/HUdzXe.
Winter Choir Concert Rescheduled to Monday, December 17, 2018, at 7:00 PM
Posted: December 7, 2018
Updated: December 9, 2018
The Winter Choir Concert will be rescheduled to Monday, December 17, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium of our high school. This event is open to our public. Admission is free.
Support Our Choir Program by Purchasing Apparel from the Online Store
Posted: December 7, 2018
Support our Choir Program by purchasing choir apparel from their online store. To see the apparel offerings and to make a purchase, point your Web browser to http://shop.fancloth.com/22554/454798. The store closes on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 11:59 PM.
Support Our Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Program by Eating at Chipotle on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Posted: December 7, 2018
Support our AFJROTC program by eating at Chipotle on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Bring this flyer, show it on your mobile device, or tell the cashier that you're supporting this cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the program.
The participating Chipotle is located at 100 Prosperity Lane, Suite 101 in Stafford, VA 22554. Download the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/uLCMkp. En Español: https://goo.gl/oS6Jae.
Winter Cheer Mini-Camp
Posted: November 20, 2018
Our high school's cheerleading program will be offering a mini-cheer camp on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM at our high school. Registration and check-in begins at 8:00 AM. This camp is for children ages 4 through 8th grade. Campers will train with our high school cheerleaders to learn multiple cheers. A parent/guardian presentation on what the campers learned will take place at 11:30 AM.
The cost of the cheer mini-camp is $30.00 for pre-registrations that pay before Monday, January 21, 2019 or $35.00 at the door. The registration price includes a snack and t-shirt. Additional siblings will receive a $5.00 discount. Please make checks out to NS Cheer Boosters. Payments may be dropped off at North Stafford High School with attention to Coach Marra or North Cheer.
Campers will also get to cheer at an upcoming basketball game on Friday, February 1, 2019, at 7:00 PM. Campers will perform at this game during half-time. All campers should arrive by 6:30 PM to receive their t-shirt and warm-up on Friday, February 1, 2019.
To register for the camp, point our Web browser to https://goo.gl/forms/wvVkeQSvU8WJjIxT2. For questions about this program, please contact NSHS Cheer Boosters at email@example.com. For more information, point your Web browser to https://www.facebook.com/events/1161034450717105/?active_tab=about.
Download the flyer by pointing your Web browser to https://goo.gl/1j4R6F.
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 - 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 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
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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.