Principal's Parent Update
May 15, 2018
It is hard to believe that we have 7 days of school left. Please refer to the final exam schedule to know when each exam takes place. The last 4 days of school are early release days, and students will arrive home early. A reminder that North Springs policy is that exams are not given early, before the assigned date for exams. Final Exam Schedule Spring 2018.pdf
AP Exam Schedules continues through this week.
Follow this link to all the exam schedules. http://school.fultonschools.org/hs/northsprings/Pages/2014-15-Testing-Calendar.aspx
Georgia Scholars Honors
Among the 208 public and private high school seniors recognized this week as 2018 Georgia Scholars, four are from Fulton County Schools and North Springs' Mary Frances Kitchens is one of them!
Through the Georgia Scholar program, the GADOE identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. Eligibility for recognition includes demonstration of excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities and in the home. Students must have carried exemplary course loads during their four years, have performed excellently in all courses, have successfully participated in interscholastic events at their schools and in their communities, and have assumed active roles in extracurricular, school-sponsored activities. Each Scholar recipient will receive a seal for his or her diploma.
"We are extremely proud of these outstanding students and their commitment to a well-rounded education," said Fulton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Rose. "Their extraordinary success in the classroom, along with contributions they have made to their communities, qualify them as excellent choices for these awards." Congratulations Mary Frances!
Girls' Track Relay breaks 20 year STATE Meet Record
Jayda Drake Howard is state champion in 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles
Saran Kouyeth finished 4th in 100 and took silver in 200
Kennedi Weston Shields took 3rd in 800
Kayla Tolbert 8th in 400
Ashton Coats 8th in 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles
The 4x100 a team took 2nd place - Kayla Tolbert , Jayda Drake Howard, Kennedi Weston Shields and Saran Kouyeth AND
The 4x400 a Team took gold and broke a 20 year state meet record - congrats
Kayla Tolbert, Saran Kouyeth , Kennedi Weston Shields and Jayda Drake Howard
Any yearbooks sold in person will be sold by the yearbook staff in D101 (LUNCHES ONLY) for the cost of $100, cash only.
Underclassmen tablet collection is May 16, 17 and 18. Please see the enclosed document for the procedure and costs associated with missing or damaged tablets. Flyer - Student Tablet Collection 2018.pdf
Tennis Summer Camp
Amelia Muly, a current student at North Springs will be putting on a free tennis camp to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is looking for elementary students for the first week (June 4th-8th) and middle school students for week two (June 11th-15th). The camp will be held at the North Springs High School tennis courts from 9am-12pm. You can sign up using the link below:
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Baseball Camp
If any of you have children age 6 – 13 years old, the North Springs baseball program will be holding a summer baseball camp June 11 – 14, 2018. Any children of NSHS faculty/staff are welcome to attend the camp for free…the only thing you would need to pay for is the cost of the camp t-shirt ($20). Please see the attached camp brochure and let Coach Gershon know. 2018 summer baseball camp pdf.pdf
North Springs Fencing Summer Camp
The North Springs Fencing Club is hosting a summer camp starting July 23rd-25th, from 9 am to 3 pm in the North Springs cafeteria. The camp is open to all students. No experience is necessary and equipment will be provided for new fencers. Experienced fencers are also welcome. This is a great opportunity for all levels of fencers to learn to fence or improve your fencing skills. Come prepared for a three day intensive training program.
The cost of the camp is $180 per student. There is a non-refundable deposit of $60 due with registration with the remainder due by the first day of camp. Waivers and forms can be requested at email@example.com
Please mail the $60 deposit with check payable to Fencing Academy of Georgia c/o Coach William Donges, 4890 Bellewood Park, Atlanta GA. 30338.
Parking Information for 2018-2019
Students planning on parking at North Springs next year will have their opportunity to register for a parking spot starting on Tuesday, May 1st. Students that meet the eligibility criteria will need to email Major Powers on May 1st. Please see the enclosed handout for more information. 18 - 19 Parking Information and Policy.pdf
Class of 2019 Senior Portraits
See the attachment for information about Class of 2019 Senior Portraits - on campus summer dates: June 1, July 16 & 17. Senior photos 2019.pdf
National Spanish Exam Finalists
Congratulations to 17 Spanish students from North Springs who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. Students earned a total of 3 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals along with 5 honorable mentions. "Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious," said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, "because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 150,000 students participating in 2018."
Gold: Giulia Forin, William Gordon, and DeAndre Johnson
Silver: Justin Flesher, Rukhshona Ibragimova, Maddie Lampert, Alondra Muniz, and Elaine Wen
Bronze: Oumaima Bassit, Dani Nicholas, Buck Olson, and Ross Reynolds
Honorable Mention: Ana Barros, Audra Buffington, Ryan Cohen, Kaitlyn McCubbins, and Deekayla Thomas
Congrats also to teachers: Julie Ferris, Maria Flores and Laura Romero-Mondragon!
National Latin Exam Winners
The results of the National Latin Exam are in and they look great congratulations to Dr. Henderson the 60 Spartans who earned a medal. The breakdown of medal winners are as follows:
Also the average in each level exceeded the corresponding national average--in one case (Latin III) nearly by 8 points!
North Springs is proud to announce that our very own Gralyn Stokes and Brian Adams (Football) signed scholarships with Allen University and Itasca Community College last Friday! Congratulations!
Senior Hot Dates - Tonight is Senior Honors Night @ 7pm
An updated listing of upcoming senior events, including Baccalaureate, graduation practice and the commencement ceremony is included with this email. Please click on the link for more information. SENIOR 2017 2018 HOT DATES 2nd semester.pdf
Congrats 2018 National Merit Scholars!
Jared Coffsky, Daniel Lopez, Eric Miller and Claudia Chu!
Our Top 10 with all 10!
This photo now includes #9 Jacob Lewis
Perfect legacy gift for your grad Class of 2018!
The perfect gift for birthdays or graduation. Order @ www.bricksrus.com/order/nschs and you'll support our ACDC* students who install them in the brick plaza around the flagpole. *Architecture, Construction & Design!
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Scott Hanson, Principal
North Springs Charter High School