Wednesday, January 16, 2019


    Jan. 21 – Martin Luther King Holiday (no school)

    Jan. 22 – One Act Festival

    Jan. 24 – Conferences 4:00pm-8:00pm

    Jan. 26 – Sno Daze Dance, 8:00pm-11:00pm, Lake Elmo Event Center, Lake Elmo


    • Looking for parent volunteers to chaperone the Sno Daze dance on January 26th. Please email Paula Clegg at pclegg@isd622.org if you are interested.
    • Interested in trying out for the Northern Lights show choir? Come to the practice session today at 3pm in the choir room. No previous experience needed. We will go over the audition materials at the session. 
    • PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES - Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 24 from 4-8pm for parent-teacher conferences at North.  You do not need to schedule a time - just show up!  You will get a 6-week progress report on your student and the opportunity to meet for 5 minutes with available teachers.  Spanish, Hmong and Somali interpreters will be onsite.  If you need an ASL interpreter, please email swoodbury@isd622.org by 1/10/19.  We will make every attempt to have an interpreter present.  Please note all conferences will be held in the main North building.  If your student has a class in the EC it will be either in the Media Center or Cafeteria.  CREED will meet in the classroom in the EC. 
    • Do you enjoy SINGING and DANCIN? North Highs Northern Lights Show Choir will be holding auditions for the 2019-2020 school year.  See attachment for more information.
    • TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - GREECE SPRING BREAK 2020.  Join us for a trip to Greece and Italy! It’s not too early to plan a Spring Break trip in 2020.  We will be traveling to Greece and Italy during Spring Break 2020.  JOIN US and visit the legendary theaters of the very first Olympic Games, the magical monasteries built on a series of ancient rock pinnacles, tour the Roman Catacombs!!  This trip will consist of a 10 day excursion to Greece and Italy. ALL are welcome for this exciting opportunity to travel and experience amazing archaeology, history, mathematicians (including Hipprocrates and Pythagoras) and breathtaking countryside.  Meeting in the Media Center on WEDNESDAY January 30th at 6:30 pm.
    • Girls Swim Night Out is a unique opportunity for women and girls to have the pool to themselves, with an all-female staff. Free childcare for boys while you swim. Join us on Friday, January 18th from 6:30-9:00pm at John Glenn Middle School. Suggested admission: $2 students, $3 adults, $6 immediate family


    • Our Sports Performance facility in Eagan the Training Haus will be hosting a Sports Psychology event on January 29th.  The event is geared towards educating coaches and parents on Sports Psych.  All coaches, student athletes, parents, booster clubs and anyone else that is interested is welcome to attend.
    • Boys Baseball Captains Practice Friday Jan 25th, Feb 8th, 15th, 22nd. Meet in Gyms 3,4 at 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Girls and Boys Lacrosse captains practices:

                  March 4, 5 5-6:00 pm gym 3,4

                  March 6,7 3:30-4:30pm gym 3,4

                  March 18-22nd 8:30-9:30 pm gym 3,4

                  March 25-29th 8:30-9:30 pm gyms 3,4

    • Softball Athlete/Parent meeting Tuesday Feb 19th 6-7:30 pm meet in the forum. Captains Practice starts: Tue Feb 26th, Wed Feb 27th & Fri March 1st 7:00-9:00 pm Gyms 1,2

                  March 4-8th 7:00-9:00 pm Gyms 1,2

                  March 11-15th- 3:30-5:30 pm Gyms 1,2-Season Starts

                  March 18-22nd 4:30-6:30 pm Gyms 1,2

    CLASS OF 2019:

    • Reserve your spot at the Senior All Night Party.  The party will be held at North High School. It will begin on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm and will conclude at 5:00 am on Friday, June 7, 2019.  Tickets are $70 and all the fun entertainment, delicious food and opportunities to win fabulous prizes are included in the cost of your ticket.  No student is allowed into the party without a previously purchased ticket.  Please see the attachment on how to purchase your ticket to the fun!  Ticket forms and money can be turned into the Main office. 
    • Volunteer to bag groceries at Cub Foods on January 26, 10am-4pmto help the Senior Class of ’19 raise funds for their All-Night Party!!  Students and parents are needed to make this fundraiser a success!  Students who volunteer will earn extra raffle tickets for prizes at the All-Night Party.  Reserve your spot at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044dabac2cab9-cubfoods  Contact Karen Schleicher at skschleicher@msn.com with any questions.
    • Seniors!  Now is the time to sign up for the Winter Plunge.  Many seniors before you have taken part in this fun tradition, and bonus, it helps raise money for your senior party!  Please see attachments to find out how to become a part of this fun event! Date for the Winter Plunge is Saturday, February 16
    • Senior Class ticket sellers will be in the cafeteria for all lunches on Monday, January 28 to collect ticket money and forms as well as answer any questions you may have regarding the senior party.