Polaris Express

November 8, 2019

What's Happening at NHS?

Monday 11/11

  • Student Council Executive Board - Room 223 @ 2:30 PM
  • SAGA - Room 445 @ 2:30 PM
  • Stargazer - Room 429 @ 2:30 PM
  • Madrigal Rehearsal - Choir Room 141 @ 5:00 PM
  • Veterans Day Celebration Concert - Auditorium @ 6:30 PM
  • School Board Meeting - SCE @ 7:00 PM

Tuesday 11/12

  • Class of 2023 Student Council - Room 223 @ 6:30 AM
  • Class of 2020 Student Council - Room 202 @ 6:45 AM
  • Spanish NHS Tutoring - LRC @ 2:15 PM
  • DECA Meeting - Room 114 @ 2:30 PM
  • Chess Club - Room 433 @ 2:30 PM
  • Stargazer Layout - Room 429 @ 2:30 PM
  • Booster Club Meeting - Room 302 @ 6:30 PM
  • Searching for the College of Your Dreams Presentation @ 7:00 PM

Wednesday 11/13

  • Early Dismissal @ 10:45 AM
  • Mu Alpha Theta - Room 302 @ 6:45 AM
  • Stargazer Layout - Room 429 @ 2:30 PM
  • Team Polaris @ 2:30 PM

Thursday 11/14

  • Breakfast with the Stars - LRC @ 6:45 AM
  • German NHS - M484 Mobile Classroom @ 2:30 PM
  • Chess Club - Room 433 @ 2:30 PM
  • Computer Science Club - Room 300 @ 2:30 PM
  • NEHS Chapter Meeting - Room 302 @ 2:30 PM
  • Stargazer Layout - Room 429 @ 2:30 PM
  • Vocal Jazz Concert - Auditorium @ 7:30 PM

Friday 11/15

  • Fellowship of Christian Students - Room 302 @ 6:30 AM
  • Pizza with the Principal - Main Office @ 12:41 PM
  • Digital Media/Photo Club - Room 408 @ 2:15 PM
  • Stargazer Layout - Room 429 @ 2:30 PM

Saturday 11/16

  • Winter Sports Picture Day - Cafeteria 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Educators Rising Competition - 110s Pod @ 8:00 AM
  • Girls (V) Swim & Dive IHSA Sectionals @ 9:00 AM


Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Volleyball Team on winning the IHSA General Regional Championship. In doing so, Coach Lindsey Hawkins won her 300th match. Congratulations Coach Hawkins!

Best of luck to Cross Country athletes, Rachel Price and Ryan Arnold, at the IHSA State Finals on Saturday, November 9. Go North Stars!

Upcoming Events

11/18 - Learning @ Teaching Committee @ 5:30 PM

11/20 - District PTO Meeting - Board of Education @ 9:30 AM

11/21 - Citizens Advisory Committee @ 6:00 PM

11/22 - Madrigal Dinner @ Baker Memorial Church

11/23 - Madrigal Dinner @ Baker Memorial Church

11/24 - Madrigal Dinner @ Baker Memorial Church

PTO Restaurant Night at Lou Malnati's

Take a break from cooking and treat your family to delicious pizza, salad, pasta, and so much more at Lou Malnati's in Geneva. The North PTO appreciates your support! Please make sure you mention the North High School fundraiser or show the attached flyer.

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Searching for the College of Your Dreams!

We would like to welcome all Juniors and their parents to attend this event on Tuesday, November 12, at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. Our counselors will focus on the college search process. Topics include: visiting colleges, meeting with college reps, applying for scholarships, using Career Cruising to search for college options, and many more.

Apprentice Expo Field Trip

North students, do you have an interest in the construction trades? Would you like to make $40/hour? If you said yes to either of those questions, we invite you to join members of the CCR staff on November 14 to visit the Painters District Council in Aurora for this fantastic opportunity! Representatives from over 13 different trades will be available for you to talk to. Sign up in the CCR Office. THe event is FREE, but space is limited.

Madrigal Tickets on Sale October 15!

Madrigals 2019

Save the Date: November 21, 22, and 23

Tickets on Sale: October 15, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Madrigals: An Evening of Music, Laughter and Dinner Theater at its Finest, featuring SCN students and a truly gourmet meal form Tarragon Catering.

Where: Baker Church in Downtown St. Charles

Menu: Choice of Seared Chicken Saltimbocca, Roasted Ratatouille Manicotti or Toasted Garlic Shiraz Braised Short Ribs.

Attendees: Are seated in the Dining Hall of a Medieval Palace as guests of the King’s Court. Dinner and Entertainment abound!

SetMyFuture Needs Your Assistance!

Four teens shared the same problem - the inability to find a job, internship or volunteer opportunity. They found that there were a number of others who shared their frustration and through the INCubator program, SetMyFuture was born. It is a central location for businesses to post opportunities where teens and young adults can find them. At Final Pitch Night, they were 1 of 6 teams to present their idea to a Shark Tank-like board and 1 of 3 to receive some funding to continue the dream of making this idea into a reality. They were featured in The Daily Herald and The Kane County Chronicle after receiving the grant at Final Pitch Night.

SetMyFuture will launch a brand-new and more professional looking website in the near future. The student owners of SetMyFuture would appreciate your financial assistance to help them accomplish their goal of helping students reach their potential. To do so, please access our SNAP Fundraiser at: https://www.snap-raise.com/fundraisers/set-my-future-launch-2019

The fundraiser will be live on Tuesday October 22. Thank you for any support you can give.

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The faculty and staff of St. Charles North High School cordially invite you to participate in Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences on Monday, November 25, between 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM. This is an opportunity for you to meet with your child's teachers and other school personnel on an individual basis to discuss their academic performance. We encourage you to attend conferences with your son/daughter.

In order to provide an opportunity for you to meet with all of your child's teachers, you will need to sign up for 10 minute conferences through Home Access Center (HAC) under the "School Links" tab and you will select the "Parent Teacher Conference Scheduler." At that point you will be prompted to enter your e-mail address and select a password. The window to sign up for conferences is now open and will close on Wednesday, November 20, at 7:00 AM.

Should you require a conference longer than 10 minutes, you will need to schedule it on an alternate date. If you do not have access to HAC or are having any difficulty signing up for conferences, please call Tina Zucker at 630.228.4400 for assistance.

Turkey Drive

SCN's 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Drive has begun! The Student Life Office is working with student organizations in our building to collect the 1,400 total items needed to provide 100 families in the St. Charles area with a complete Thanksgiving dinner. These Thanksgiving dinners will also be packed and delivered by our students!

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