North News

May 13, 2022

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A Message from the Principal:


Dear North Parents,


You’ll notice this issue is full of information about the many exciting events happening as we begin to close out the school year. We have many fantastic concerts on the horizon. Come support our performing arts students; you will not be disappointed! We are also excited to celebrate our seniors’ accomplishments this Wednesday at Senior Honors Night. What our Norsemen achieve in four years is truly remarkable!


This Sunday at 10:30 our student Peer to Peer group is hosting a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk and Mental Health Fair. We appreciate our many community partnerships that are making this important work possible, and our students have worked hard for this incredibly important cause. It looks like it’s going to be a sunny day; come join us at 10:30AM in front of the Performing Arts Center.


We hope you and your family can enjoy the sunshine this weekend!


Take Care,

Dr. Kathryn C. Murray

Connect with North Administrators

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TMP IS BACK!

TMP is back on May 17th & May 24th during both lunch hours at First English Church (right across the street). All GPN students, come grab all you can eat pizza and breadsticks, plus a pop or water, for only $5.


Everyone must pay and there is no sharing of plates. No bag lunches allowed. You may not leave with food. Clean up your mess when you're done. Return to school on time for your next class. ENJOY! See you there!

Nominate Alumni for the Alumni through the decades project

The Grosse Pointe Alumni and Friends, a newly-formed organization that works to connect alumni and friends from around the world to give back to our school system, is celebrating 100 Years of GPPSS.


They are partnering with the district to highlight 100 alumni as part of Alumni Through the Decades project. They need help from our community to find about 30 more people to feature.


Check out the alumni already highlighted by clicking on this link: https://gpalumniandfriends.org/who-we-are/alumni-through-the-decades.html.

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For months that a school reported primarily in person, a parent/guardian has the option to request an individual review of their student’s circumstances. This process is called a reconsideration (see form below).


1. When should a parent or guardian request reconsideration?

If they have a free/reduced lunch student who attended class partially or fully virtual in a month shown on their notice.


2. What information will a parent or guardian need from the school?

A parent or guardian will need to provide proof that shows how their student received instruction for the month(s) on the notice. We call this a proof document. It will need to contain the following information:


  • Student’s name
  • The month(s) for which the parent is requesting a reconsideration
  • A statement about how the student received instruction for that month
  • Name of the school employee filling out the document
  • The school employee’s title, e-mail, and telephone number
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Upcoming Events

May 15 Suicide Prevention Walk

May 18 Senior Honors Night in the PAC

May 19-20: North Art Show in the Performing Arts Center

May 19-20: North Vocal Music Spring Concert

May 21: Senior Prom at the Roostertail 6:00-10:00pm
May 23 North Instrumental Spring Concert at Orchestra Hall

May 23-27 Senior Spirit Week (see schedule below)

May 24: North "One Acts" in the PAC

May 30: NO SCHOOL, Memorial Day

May 31-June 3: Senior Exams

June 2nd: Band & Orchestra banquet at Assumption Greek Cultural Center (band and orchestra students and parents of seniors are invited)

June 5: Senior Athletic Brunch at GP Yacht Club

**June 6: North Graduation on Soccer Field (Rain Date is June 7th)

June14-17: Final Exams for 9th-11th graders (see schedule below)

June 17: Last day of school (exam ends at 9:30 am)

June 27: Grades available in MiStar Parent Portal

Schedule for Senior Exam week

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Exam Schedule for grades 9-11

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Class of 2022 Senior Website

This website is being updated daily with all the events that make the end of Senior year so memorable.

Vocal/Instrumental and Keynote Speaker Auditions for Commencement will take place on Tuesday, May 17th.

Vocal/Instrumental - 3:15pm

Keynote Speaker - 5:45pm


You must pre-register with Mrs. Bonbrisco, in the Student Union, to reserve your time slot. You will also receive helpful information and very important instructions. Go talk to Mrs. Bonbrisco if you have any questions.

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North Graduation- Monday, June 6th, starts at 6:30 pm on the North Soccer Field

Rain date is on Tuesday June 7th (no tickets are necessary for guests)


Seniors arrive in the gym at 5:30 pm dressed in Cap, Gown and Tassel

Ladies- think about the clothing and shoes you choose to wear under your graduation gown. Do not wear flip flops or extremely high heels because you will be walking on the grass. Discard the white collar that comes with your cap & gown because we do not use it. Do not bring purses. Dresses or slacks and a blouse are good choices.


Gentlemen- Please wear appropriate clothes for the occasion. Slacks, collared shirts and ties with shoes and socks are good choices. Please do not wear shorts or sandals.


Students who are not dressed appropriately will be sent home to change or they will not be allowed to march. Gowns are kept zipped during the procession.


Writing or decorating the graduation cap is NOT ALLOWED. If this occurs, the caps will be confiscated and you will be responsible for buying a new cap or going without a cap for the ceremony.


Senior All Night Party

Assumption Cultural Center , Monday, June 6


Tuesday, June 7th

Senior Clap Out at GPPSS Elementary Schools

9:00am - 10:00am

Seniors attend your elementary school in your cap, gown and tassel. If you attended Poupard, you may go to any of the elementary schools.

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Summer Camp Registration is now OPEN.

Grosse Pointe North's Summer Camp Registration is now open and ready for enrollment. Link to registration can be found on the athletic home page: https://www.gpschools.org/Page/991.

Ascension St. John Hospital Announces their Sports Physical Clinics

Athletes looking to participate in a sport this upcoming school year (2022-2023) have the opportunity to get their sports physicals done through St. John Ascension Hospital this summer. Dates, times, and locations are listed in the flyer. You must have a valid physical (dated on or after April 15th, 2022) and stamped gold card to participate in any sports. Links to physical forms and gold card forms are linked below and can also be found on the athletic website.

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Class of 2022

Senior All Night Party

To purchase a ticket, you will need to log into the GPN Webstore at: https://mi01000971.schoolwires.net/registration

  • Select “North” and go to “Login”
  • You will need your Senior Student’s ID Number and your Access Key (Senior Student’s birthdate MM/DD/YYYY)
  • Scroll to the “North Senior All Night Party” icon for $85 and add to your Cart, Checkout and Pay

Class of 2024

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