BULLDOG BRIEF November Edition

Big picture

"At NCHS every student graduates college and career ready with 21st century skills."

Principal Message

It is so hard to believe that it is already November. We are off to a fantastic school year with both students and teachers working hard each day to have classes with rigor and high student engagement. It is so important that the students are in attendance everyday so the teachers can educate them. Student attendance is so important to the learning process. With the PSATs, MCAP, and HSA approaching soon, the students will have a far better chance of passing these assessments if they are in class. As always, please contact me or your student's teacher if you have any questions or concerns. #ONETEAM

Matt Spiker

Principal of North Caroline High School

Student Attendance

It is very important that your child is in school everyday on time. Please make sure that unless you child is sick they are in attendance. If your child is not here we can not teach them. A failing grade will be given to any student that has 5 or more unlawful absences during the semester and they will have to retake the class. This is outlined in the Caroline County Board of Education Attendance Policy. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Frey at 410-479-2332.
Big picture

We are so proud of OUR NEW PBIS Initiative

BARK like a Bulldog

Be Ready

Act Responsible

Respect Everyone

Knowledge is power

Big picture

Class of 2020

-Naviance Log-In: Go to

-Username – Lunch Number

-Password – the word “Naviance”

-Click the log in Button

Naviance is a site used for students to request letters of recommendation from

teachers, request transcripts, sign up for visits with college representatives, and find


Important Senior Dates:

Tuesday, November 5th Chesapeake College Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting for Juniors and Seniors

Tuesday, November 12th - UMES On-Site Admissions

Wednesday, November 13th - Salisbury On-Site Admissions

Thursday, November 14th - Towson On-Site Admissions

Tuesday, November 19th - Chesapeake College Dual Enrollment Registration

Class of 2021

The theme for 2020 Prom is "The Great Gatsby." Planning has begun. If you would like to be a part of prom planning please contact Mr. Schall or Mr. Webster.

We almost done with fall concessions. THANK YOU!!!!!! to those that have volunteered. Winter sports are just around the corner, so we have more opportunities if you missed out. Remember that students can use concession hours as service learning hours or apply to their class dues.

Class of 2022

On December 12th, the Class of 2022 will be hosting the Sophomore Class Ring Breakfast. The Sophomore class will also be assuming the responsibility of sports concession sales at the beginning of the spring sports season in March. Any parent who is interested in donating their time to help out either for the Ring Breakfast or sport concessions please email Mr. Holt at

Class of 2023

Career Majors

Freshman are required to select a career major in order to meet graduation requirements. Please remember that students can always change their mind, and it’s a great opportunity to try classes in a career that your child may be currently interested in pursuing. Now is a great time for you and your child to review all high school career majors and post-secondary education plans. This career major will influence the classes your son or daughter takes throughout the next three years in high school and whether or not they will attend CCTC.

The following is a list of the career majors available:

Academy of Health Professions

Advanced Manufacturing Professionals (AMP)

Automotive Technology

Biomedical Sciences

Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Computer Science/Information Technology

Construction Technology


Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE)

Early Childhood Education

Firefighter and Emergency Medical Responder

Food & Beverage Management

Liberal Arts

Military Service

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Engineering

Teacher Academy of Maryland

Guidance News

North Caroline High School is very excited to announce that we will be

hosting several college on-site admission days in November. By the end

of the day on these days students will receive their acceptance letter.

Students interested in participating in any of the following events MUST


UMES - November 12th at 10am


* 2.5 GPA, 930 SAT or 17 ACT

* Application must be completed by Tuesday, November 5th

* Students must have a printed official HS Transcript and Test Scores

Salisbury University – November 13th at 9am


* Application must be completed by Tuesday, November 5th

* Students must have at least 2 of the following:

3.0 GPA, 1100 SAT, 20 ACT

* Students must have a printed official HS Transcript and Test Scores

If a student qualifies for SU Test Optional Policy (3.5 cumulative GPA), SAT/ACT scores are not required.

Towson University – November 14th at 10am


* Application must be completed by Tuesday, November 5th

* 3.4 GPA, 990 SAT

* 3.25 GPA, 1090 SAT

* Students must have a printed official HS Transcript and Test Scores

Dual Enrollment

Any Junior of Seniors interested in taking a Dual

Enrollment class with Chesapeake College for the

Spring Semester 2020, should see Mrs. Wilkins in

guidance to sign up for the interest meeting that will

be held at NCHS on Monday, November 4th at 9am

Chesapeake College will be at NCHS on Tuesday,

November 19th to enroll students with completed forms


Please contact your guidance counselor if you have any



Did you know that last month the state of Maryland passed legislation making it illegal to

purchase any tobacco product, including vapes, juuls, chewing tobacco, cigars, and cigarettes

for anyone under the age of 21? This law was prompted by a recent investigation by the CDC

into a mysterious lung illness that is killing kids who vape!

● In 2018 e-cigarette use nearly doubled in high school students

● All Juuls and most vapes contain nicotine

● One Juul nicotine refill pod contains as much nicotine as 20 cigarettes

● Vaping and juuliing increase the chance of developing anxiety and depression

● Nicotine is one of the hardest substances to quit and is at least as hard to quit as heroin

● The aerosol from e-cigarettes contains harmful chemicals and compounds similar to car

exhaust as well as heavy metals like lead.

Be aware of the different types of e-cigarettes available and talk with students about the

dangers of using these products. The Caroline County Health Department and the Wellness

Center at North Caroline High School has resources to help kids quit as well as information for parents.

Wellness at NCHS is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 until 3:00.

Winter Sports Orientation

Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 6:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

National Honor Society Ceremony

Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 5:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

Half day for students

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 12pm


Harlem Wizards vs. Teachers

Saturday, Nov. 9th, 6pm


Big picture

Salisbury University Admissions day

Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 8am


Towson University

Thursday, Nov. 14th, 10am

NCHS Media Center

No School

Friday, Nov. 15th, 7:45am


Drama Performance MASH

Friday, Nov. 15th, 7:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

Drama Performance MASH

Saturday, Nov. 16th, 7:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

Q1 Report Cards issued

Monday, Nov. 18th, 2:30pm


Dual Enrollment Registration

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 9am


Drama Performance MASH

Friday, Nov. 22nd, 7:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

Drama Performance MASH

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 7:30pm

NCHS Auditorium

Underclassmen Make-ups Pictures

Tuesday, Nov. 26th, 7:45am

NCHS Auditorium

No School

Wednesday, Nov. 27th, 7:45am to Friday, Nov. 29th, 2:45pm