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Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00

Welcome to Northview High School
home of the Wildcats!

Go Cats!


WILDCAT SPIRIT STORE:

OPENING SOON!

NHS Produces Lip Dub Video
"Keeping the Beat" is a Metro Health program that offers free heart screenings to high school students.
Click to View!


Phone: (616) 363-4857
Fax: (616) 361-3494)

4451 Hunsberger NE
Grand Rapids, MI
49525
IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: ENTEROVIRUS

Please click on this link for important information re: Enterovirus.

Subject--Enterovirus Precaustions, Enterovirus Press release, Prevent the spread of Enterovirus

 


Greetings Northview Parents/Guardians, Students, and Community Members,

 

Welcome back to the 2014-2015 school year.  We are so excited to open up our new facilities as we near completion of our three and a half year bond project.  We would once again like to thank all of our community members for supporting public education in the Northview community.  In honor of the project being completed, the district is planning to host two community Open Houses.  The dates and descriptions are listed below:

Northview High School Ribbon Cutting and 1st Open House

Thursday, October 23rd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Ribbon Cutting ceremony in front of NHS with performances by Northview Band and Varsity Voices, followed by refreshments, tours and free entrance into October 23rd Athletic events.

Parking is available at Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center lot off of Rahn Dr. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony takes place inside the Performing Arts Center.

Northview High School 2nd Open House

Saturday, October 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

Tours will be available.

As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.  We look forward to seeing all of you at some of our upcoming events.  Have a great holiday weekend!

Respectfully,

Mark C. Thomas, Principal


 

COFFEE CONNECTION FOR NORTHVIEW PARENTS/GUARDIANS SCHEDULED

Northview High School parents and guardians are invited to join us for our Coffee Connection, scheduled from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, September 23rd beginning in the Performing Arts Center (please park in the PAC parking lot off Rahn Drive).

The meeting will consist of information, including but not limited to:

- Construction Wrap-up presented by Bill Schneider, Barnes Wolgast.

- Teacher and Student Spotlight-What’s New and Unique at Northview High School

- Announcements of upcoming events and dates that are pertinent to different grade levels.

We will finish the hour by devoting some time touring the building and visiting some classrooms for a few minutes. This will give you an opportunity to see first-hand the outstanding quality of our staff and a peek at our culture.

We look forward to seeing you at our Coffee Connection!


Non-Homestead Millage Renewal Information

The Northview Board of Education has approved the placement of a “Renewal of the 18 Mills of Non-Homestead Millage” on the November 4, 2014 ballot.  There is no tax rate increase.  The tax applies only to commercial and industrial property and second homes, not primary residences. Voters would be renewing the tax, which expires in 2015, for 12 years, 2016 to 2027. The renewal would generate approximately $3 million for the district in 2016 for general operations for classrooms.  Please vote on Tuesday, November 4.


 

2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR FORMS

2014-15 Athletic Flyer

2014-15 Vehicle Registration Form

2014-15 Free & Reduced Meal Application

2014-15 Finger Scanning Process

2014-15 Medical Form

2014-15 Medical Prescription Form

2014-15 Yearbook Order Form Front Page 2014-15 Yearbook Order Form Back Page

2014-15 Yearbook PDA Order Form

2014-15 Yearbook Senior Photo Letter

2014-15 Yearbook Senior Quotes Form

2014-15 Band Booster Patron Drive Form

2014-15 Vocal Music Boosters Patron Drive Form

2014-15 Freshman & Sophomore Fundraiser Form

2014-15 Diploma Name Form

2014-15 Personal Network Agreement Form

2014-15 Youth Screen Parent Consent Letter

 

"NEW" Maps of the High School for 2015!

 

Main Floor, Second Floor


 

PLEASE VOTE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH!

The Northview Board of Education has approved the placement of a “Renewal of the 18 Mills  of Non-Homestead Millage” on the November 4, 2014 ballot.  There is no tax rate increase.  The tax applies only to commercial and industrial property and second homes, not primary residences. Voters would be renewing the tax, which expires in 2015, for 10 years, 2016 to 2025. The renewal would generate approximately $3 million for the district in 2016 for general operations for classrooms.  Please vote on Tuesday, November 4.


 


Click on the graphic to link to the KISD School News Network.  This site provides you with clear, concise, honest, and interesting stories about schools and school districts in Kent County.  Look for news about Northview in future issues.  Check the site frequently as new stories are constantly being posted.


Senior, Matt Thompson, completed an independent study with Mr. Tull in partnership with Tower Pinkster learning 3d architecture. His job was creating the final construction areas at the high school. He did a great job. Check it out his work at the following link…

http://vimeo.com/81743058



BE A MENTOR TO AN NORTHVIEW STUDENT!
This is a great opportunity for current mentors to learn valuable information on how to mentor more effectively! It is also a time for people interested in mentoring to come and talk with the mentor coordinator about the possibility of volunteering. Feel free to come for the whole event, or for whichever workshop interests you the most.  For more information, please contact Janine Conway, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Video Feature on Northview Mentor Program


NORTHVIEW RECOGNIZED ON A STATE & NATIONAL LEVEL!

US News and World Reports does an annual ranking of high school based on performance measures (http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2013/04/east_lansing_okemos_high_schoo.html#incart_river) in reading, math, and college/workforce data.

Northview High School was awarded a Silver Medal and ranked #59 out of 826 Michigan High Schools.  The national ranking was #2004 out of 21,000 high schools.



MISSION STATEMENT:
Accelerate/Advance student academic performance and nurture their social development.

VISION STATEMENT:
Northview High School is a Learning Community that prepares each student for success in college, the workplace and life.

Core Beliefs:
We believe that:

1. All students can learn.

2. All decisions are made in the best interest of students.

3. All stakeholders have input and are accountable for actions/behaviors.

4. All staff members create an environment where students are successful.

5. Assessment helps guide the instruction for students.

6. Shared leadership and collaboration lead to greater success.

7. Our teachers and administrators make the critical difference in student achievement.

8. Engaging the student’s family and the community in the education process enhances learning and academic achievement.


NHS ALUMNI

SCHEDULE NOTES FOR THE CLASS 0F 2015

Click Here!


REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS THRU DOCUFIDE!

Docufide by Parchment provides students and alumni with the convenience of online transcript requests.  Click Here to get the process started. Other important information:  Docufide Overview & Student Flyer.

NATIONAL COMMON STANDARDS ON THE WAY

The Parents Guide to Student Success was developed in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics that more than 40 states have adopted. (To find out if your state has adopted the standards, visit CoreStandards.org/In-The-States.) Created by teachers, parents, education experts, and others from across the country, the standards provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college

CREDIT RECOVERY PROGRAM

E2020 Credit Recovery --aligned to state and national standards, and it combines the best of master degree teachers with the effective use of interactive technology.

 

 


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Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014 18:07