•  Welcome to North High Athletics

    Dear Polar Families,


    Last evening, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz released Emergency Executive Order 20-99, which places restrictions on all organized youth and high school sports beginning at 11:59 pm on Friday, November 20, 2020. All Minnesota State High School League fine arts and athletic programs that are in-season or projected to start in the next three weeks are on hold until at least Friday, December 18, 2020.


    • Winter Activities scheduled to begin 11/23, 11/30, and 12/7 will not be meeting in person nor hold tryouts until at least 12/21.

    • The earliest sports/activities can resume would be 12/21/20, but it could be extended to a later date.

    • Virtual meetings can occur during this pause-check with your coach/advisor and look for information on the school website.

    • Registration for winter activities is open and athletes can/should register for their activity. 

    Activities scheduled for today and tomorrow can still take place, but students should check with their coach or advisor for additional information.

    We certainly know this is not the news you wanted to hear, but we are thankful most fall sports were able to take place, even in modified formats. Once more information is known regarding Winter Sports/Activities, we will send an update.


    North Activities Department 
    Jed Helwig
    Activities Director
    North High School 


    North POLAR Activites 4 week pause-Effective 11.20.20 @ 11:59PM 

    A pause on youth, including MSHSL, sports has been put in place from November 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM through Friday, December 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

    A copy of the executive order can be found here:   


    When will you have more information available?

    • The MSHSL (Minnesota State High School League) will be meeting in the coming days and make adjustments to the winter schedules.
    • As information becomes available, it will be posted on our website.
    • Specific team information will be communicated directly to registered student-athletes.

    What if I am already registered for a NHS Winter Sport?

    • Coaches will have access to all registrations and the email addresses you provided during registration on SmartSchoolK12.
    • Head coaches have been encouraged to have communication with student-athletes during the Pause.
    • Communication from coaches will not begin until the originally scheduled start date.
    • By remaining registered, you will receive updates as they become available.

    What if I want a refund?

    • If you would like a refund, please send an email to Penny Lavick ( ) or Andy Navis ( in the subject line, please include the name of the student-athlete and the sport for which he or she is registered.
    • The registration will be done electronically via SmartSchoolK12.
    • If you request a refund, you will no longer be included in any electronic communications regarding the upcoming season.

    Should I register for a Winter Sport at NHS?

    • If you have not yet registered, it is recommended that you do so now. You will be included in updates and communications from coaches regarding the upcoming season.

    Will we get refunds if the season is canceled or shortened?

    • Every effort will be made to keep the same number of contests on the schedule.
    • If the season is canceled entirely you will receive a refund.

    Once we start practicing, what if our practice pod is shut down due to a positive COVID-19 case?

    • Communication will be sent to all affected student-athletes and coaches including guidelines and restrictions.
    • Practice will continue for those student-athletes and coaches, not in the affected pod.




    Online registration is available for the Winter Athletic Season click HERE

    Or go to:


     Please register your athlete prior to the first day of practice/tryouts.

    Winter start dates 

    Boys 9th grade basketball meet in the North Gyms


    Monday Nov 16th, 6-8:30pm, Tuesday Nov 17th 7-9:00pm

    Wednesday Nov 18th, 6:30-8:30pm, Thursday Nov 19th 7-9:00pm


    Boys 10-12th grade Basketball Tryouts meet in the Gym


    Monday, Nov 23rd 5:30-8:30pm, Tuesday, Nov 24th, 5:30-8:30pm, Wednesday, Nov 25th, 5:30-8:30pm


    Girls Basketball December 7th Meet in the gym

    Monday-Friday 3:00-5:00pm Gyms 1,2


    Wrestling November 30th Meet in the Gym

    Monday-Friday 3:00-5:00pm Gyms 3,4


    Nordic Skiing November 30th TBD Coming soon.

    Watch for updates on the North Website


    Gymnastics December 7th

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday's 7:30-9:30 pm @ Midwest Gymnastics

    Thursday, North High Gym 2:45-4:45 pm

    Friday's 2:45-4:45pm @ Midwest Gymnastics


    Boys Swim & Dive November 30th

    Monday-Friday 5:00-7:00pm @ Maplewood Middle School Pool



    Winter Dance November 9th Meet in the North Cafeteria

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday's 3:00-5:00pm


    Questions contact the activities office at 651-748-6021








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