Principal's Parent Update
January 16, 2018
By now you know that FCS has canceled all after school activities today due to weather concerns. Please continue to check the FCS website for updates and know you will be notified in the event of any changes. Thanks to those parents who attended our SGC meeting at Tri-Cities last Thursday.
Coffee & Credits
Any 9th grader who failed at least 1 class last semester and his or her parents is invited and encouraged to attend the Cookies & Credits event sponsored by the counseling department in the media center on Thursday morning, January 18 at 9:30am. We look forward to seeing you there.
Community Meeting Regarding Renovation Project for North Springs
Fulton County Schools is hosting a special meeting on January 23rd, 2018 to update the community on the North Springs Charter High School renovation/addition project. The meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ison Springs Elementary School, located at 8261 Ison Road in Sandy Springs. All community members are invited to attend and provide input that will guide setting the direction and vision for the North Springs Charter High School campus. More information about the meeting is posted here on the FCS website. A survey was sent out last week, asking for feedback on the programs, culture and community at North Springs HS. The survey is found here. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/28KDR8D The survey closes on January 19th.
Congratulations! 2018 is almost here! It's time to order your Senior student's Graduation Announcements! Graduation is right around the corner and you are going to want to share the good news with your family and friends.
We have again partnered with Balfour to provide you with our beautiful, custom designed North Springs announcements. Our official announcement features an embossed panel with our engraved school crest and announcement text.
To place your order, please order at school on the date listed with the attachment, or order online at www.gabalfour.com. You can purchase one of their convenient Graduation Packages or choose to order your graduation items individually. Grad Annoucements.pdf
Early Prom Ticket Sales
Prom is just around the corner! Get your prom tickets early at a reduced cost.
PROM TICKET SPECIAL: *ONLINE ONLY*
Prom tickets will be on sale for $50 starting 1/12/17-1/22/17.
After this tickets will be $60 until 1/31 and $70 starting 2/1/17.
Don't know who you want to ask yet? No worries! Buy two tickets and then see Mrs. Zachry in D101 when you know who want to bring! Guests from another school must have a form (outside D101) and copy of his/her photo ID. https://osp.osmsinc.com/FultonGA/
AVID Coat Drive
Attention North Springs Faculty and Student Body!
AVID is hosting a coat drive for toddlers through adults. Please help support our service project as we work to help the One Warm Coat Organization supply a million coats this year. We are asking for new or gently worn, clean coats to be brought to the school. A bin will be set up at the front of the school or go by room E105/Ms. Pritchett to provide your donation. The campaign will run from January 10th-January 27th. We appreciate your help Spartans!
The North Springs Theater department is sponsoring a Zumba fundraiser to support the drama program. Come join us for rocking good time of fun and fitness all for a good cause in support the North Springs Theater department. See the attachment for more information. Zumbathon Fundraiser
MOCK SAT/ACT Practice Test
Test Like Practice without the test day pressure at North Springs HS. Full length proctored tests enable you to see where you stand on the test, without the pressure of an official score. Afterwards, a comprehensive score report will help you target areas for improvement and plan for your real test.
Mock SAT- January 20 9:00 - 1:30
Mock ACT- January 27 9:00 – 1:15
Click on the link for more information. http://school.fultonschools.org/hs/northsprings/Pages/College-and-Career-Center.aspx
Upcoming Counseling Events:
January 18, 2018 - Cookies & Credits @ 9:30am in the media center
to help get off-track 9th grade students and parents back on track!
January 23, 2018 - 9th/10th Grade Parent Night @ 6:30pm in cafeteria
January 30, 2018 - Dual Enrollment Night Fair @ 6:30pm in the theater
- Students Ordering Food for Delivery at School
Students are not allowed to order food to be delivered to school throughout the day by delivery drivers, i.e., Uber Eats. In addition, students are not allowed to leave the building to meet delivery drivers either on campus or just off campus.
With colder winter weather the Fulton County and North Springs Dress Code policies are still in effect. Students are not allowed to wear hats, bandannas, or other non-religious headwear in the building including hoodies.
- School Checkout Procedures
All students who are picked up by parents must check out through the attendance office before leaving school. Failure to check out can result in class absences and discipline consequences.
- Building Opens at 7:30 for students each morning.
Students are to remain outside the building until 7:30am when supervision starts.
- Connect with North Springs
Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date with all the great things happening at North Springs.
Have a great week.
Save the Date- it's getting closer! Saturday, February 24, 2018
Follow us on Twitter @ NSSpartans or
click this link right from the home page
to see all that goes on in Sparta! Twitter is also linked to our school Facebook page. Follow us on Instagram at northspringshighschool!
Scott Hanson, Principal
North Springs Charter High School