The North News
Monthly Parent/Student Newsletter - February 2023
This form is to be used by students and parents to report bullying &/or any safety concerns. It is also located in the FAMILIES/STUDENTS tab on our site website...SAFE SCHOOL REPORTING.
Parent Conferences - Feb 23 & 28
Parent Conferences are this week and next! Conferences are this Thursday, February 23 and next Tuesday, February 28 - 4:30-7:30 both evenings. No appointments necessary!
While you're at North, check out the Parent Engagement/Support Table that will be in the cafeteria.
Enrollment & Course Selection Help - Having questions about re-enrollment for the 23-24 school year? Stop by and let us help! We'll have computers available to use or feel free to bring your own laptop. It will be helpful if you can access the individualized email that was sent to you with your student's enrollment link along with being able to log into Parent Portal.
ICAP (Individual Career Academic Plan) Info - ICAP is a student-driven, ongoing process that actively engages students, enabling them to:
- Understand their own interests, strengths, values and learning styles
- Create a vision of their future
- Develop individual goals
- Prepare a personal plan for achieving their vision and goals
Oklahoma Promise Info - Oklahoma's Promise offers qualified Oklahoma students an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college tuition.
Upcoming OSTP Info & Resources
ENROLLMENT EMAILS WERE SENT! (see below)
ENROLLMENT EMAILS ARE COMING NEXT WEEK!
Only one parent will receive the Notification email. The highest priority parent listed in Contacts that is marked “Has Custody” and has a matching address to the student, will receive the re-enrollment notification email. If this parent doesn’t have an email address, the next “Has Custody” parent with a matching address will receive the notification email.
Parents will receive a different email and SNAP code for each of their students.
There are TWO steps to complete the enrollment process.
Step #1 Complete 23-24 Re-enrollment using their PowerSchool Registration Account. Once your enrollment information has been processed by Central Enrollment, Step #2 will be available.
Step #2 Complete 23-24 Class Registration using their PowerSchool Parent Portal Account **This will only be available to parents and students AFTER their Re-enrollment has been completed. **
The enrollment deadline for our 8th grade students going in to MHS is February 19, 2023.
The enrollment deadline for our 7th grade students remaining at MNMS is March 3, 2023.
MHS Enrollment Info for 23-24
The Bronco Course Expo has been postponed until Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 5-7pm in the Commons at Mustang High School. The Course Expo is an opportunity for you and your student to visit with High School teachers regarding the courses they offer. These courses range from Aeronautics to Leadership classes, and Advanced Placement. Along with exploring future classes there will also be informational sessions with counseling staff to discuss tips to help your incoming 9th grader be successful, scholarship opportunities, and more.
Please park in the South lot between the old gym and Event Center OR in the back student lot. Door #1 and #9 will be open for entry.
On February 10, MHS Counselors will be at MNMS all day meeting with each 8th grade student to talk about the career clusters/ICAP and get students in the right classes for next year.
NO SCHOOL - FEB 13 & 14
- Communicate with us! Let our front office know that your student will be absent. Please call 405.324.2236 as early as possible in the day to let us know your student is going to be absent, the reason, and an approximate date of return. Please include the student's name, your name, and your relationship to the student if you leave a message.
- If you have one, turn in a copy of the Doctor's Note that explains the absence.
- Be sure your student checks their Canvas to keep up with assignments/activities they are missing while absent.
- Encourage your student to communicate with their teacher(s) regarding any questions they may have about missing assignments.
- Be sure make-up work is completed and turned in in a timely manner.
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MNMS Student Arrival/Departure Times
Classes are 8:40 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.
The building is open 8:10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day
Please do not drop students off or allow students who walk to school to arrive prior to 8:10.
Students are not allowed to walk/ride bike coming from the west due to safety concerns.
Students coming from the east should stay on the sidewalks and cross 15th Street at the crossing guard in front of Creek Elementary.
If you are coming to MNMS, please come through the Front Doors and check in at the office.
Please note that students should not be checked out at the end of the day after 3:05 p.m..