Husky Happenings

December 2019

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Yearbook

Senior School Picture Replacement: Any parents who would like to replace their student's school photo with a professional photo in the student section of the yearbook may do so for $10; photos should be of professional quality and must be a waist-up shot so the student is clearly visible. Payments should be sent to Mr. Martin; checks made out to North Journalism. Photos must be sent electronically to scot.martin@evsck12.com and please include the student's name on the e-mail. Deadline is Jan 31.


Senior Ads: Senior parents interested in placing a senior ad in the yearbook can find all the information for ordering at: bit.ly/2p3ERLy


North Family Photos: North yearbook wants to dedicate a spread featuring North families this year. If you are a family with a current student and multiple North graduates get your North family alumni together over the holidays and take a family picture and send it to scot.martin@evsck12.com - please include names and graduation years for each person in the photo. Deadline is Jan 31.

This past month students who are a part of North High School’s Key Club were able to participate in the Evansville Christmas Parade on Main Street, shown in the picture above. Pictured are seniors Gillienne Boyd, Jade Young, and Freshmen Liam Grainger. In the past few months Key Club members have also participated in Ritzy's Fantasy of Lights, Halloween on Main Street, and Oak Hill’s family fun night. Members have worked together to raise funds for the Tri-State food bank, and Habitat for Humanity. Members have also volunteered at Vogel’s after school program, the Ronald McDonald House, and the Dream Center.

News from the Bookstore

Book Rental and Class Fees:

  • Please pay FIRST semester book rental/class fees as soon as possible. Contact the bookstore for balance information (812-435-8347).
  • SECOND semester book rental/class fees will be mailed home by mid January.
  • Payment Options:

  1. Cash, Check, or Money Order (payable to North High School) - Students can bring payment to the bookstore or it can be mailed to: North High School Attn. Bookstore (15331 HWY 41N, Evansville, IN 47725). Please note student's name in the memo section of the check/money order.
  2. Credit Card - available online only through the student's RDS
  3. Old National Bank locations - Original bill must accompany payment. ONB is unable to look up what is owed. Cash, Check/Money Order only
  • As a reminder, the Free and Reduced program does not cover class fees.

End of Semester Book Return: If your student took a class first semester that they will not be taking second semester, please remind them to return that book to the bookstore as soon as possible.


Bookstore Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00-3:30. Feel free to contact us with any questions!



Bookstore Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00-3:30. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

National Novel Writing Month

North High School's Student Writers Union (SWU) took on the challenge of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, this past November. 13 students participated and attempted to write a novel in one month through the Young Writer's Program. The following students won NaNoWriMo 2019: Megan Dixon (sophomore) and Indica Hall (junior). Indica has won NaNoWriMo for her third year in a row. Collectively, North's SWU wrote over 125,000 words for NaNoWriMo 2019!

SWAT (Student Wellness Awareness Team) Happenings

In efforts to increase student physical activity, the SWAT club opens Husky Arena for students to participate during enrichment. If students have their work completed, they are invited to exercise vs. sitting and viewing their chromebooks. Students are allowed to sign up in their homerooms and only same grade students are invited on specific dates. Urge your Husky to sign up to PLAY in Husky Arena instead of on their chromebooks!

Mark Your Calendars!

This year's NHS Craft & Vendor Fair will be held on Saturday, April 25!

Counseling Corner – December 2019

Counselor Communication:

  • Please visit our webpage at www.evscschools.com/north then click on Students, Counselors, and then select from menu. The web page is your source for up-to-date information regarding counseling activities and important dates. This information is also provided weekly to homeroom teachers.
  • Follow the counseling department on Facebook & Twitter: “North High Counseling Dept.”
  • Register for Google Classroom- Important information will be posted from the counseling office.

· Class of 2020 --Seniors Odfxzrw

· Class of 2021 –Juniors 9o66jq

· Class of 2022 –Sophomores 28i1ai

· Class of 2023 –Freshman qp1goiu

PSAT – College Board announced the release date of PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/NMSQT scores. Online score reports are usually available the week of December 10th, however, students and parents are encouraged to log onto www.psat.org/scorereport to access student score reports. Students may also receive FREE SAT practice from Khan Academy by logging into their CollegeBoard account at www.collegeboard.org.

SAT will be offered to all juniors April 14, 2020 during the school day. More information to follow at a later date

Scholarship Night for parents of seniors will be on 1/30/2020 from 6-7:30pm in the North Performing Arts Center. The presentation will review information on scholarship opportunities and completing the FAFSA for state and federal aid.

Enrollment – Counselors hosted a Parent Night for Enrollment on Tuesday, November 5th from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). Counselors provided an overview of the enrollment process, which included graduation requirements, diploma paths, course offerings, and AP/dual credit information.

Teachers provided an enrollment form and met with students individually on November 5th and 6th about their class options and schedule for next year. Counselors are in the process of reviewing student transcripts to confirm they are enrolled in classes needed to meet diploma and graduation requirements. Students returned the form to their homeroom teacher on Thursday, November 7th. Enrollment information, course descriptions, AP/Dual credit information, and Drop/ADD policy can be viewed on North’s webpage (http://north.evscschools.com) under the Student tab by clicking Counselors, then Diploma and Enrollment Information as well as Google Classroom. In April, students will receive a printout of their course requests. Schedule changes can be made, if necessary, at that time. Schedules will not be changed after school ends in May, unless the counselor needs to make an adjustment for credit recovery or a schedule conflict.

SICTC – Sophomores or Juniors wishing to apply to a program at the Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center should fill out an application at applytosictc.com. Students will be notified in January if they were accepted into the program and their counselor will meet with them to adjust their schedule for next year.

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Green Brigade has record breaking year


Congratulations to the Green Brigade for making the ISSMA Marching Band State Championships for the fourth consecutive year and having their best season in school history! It has been 28 years since the EVSC has had a marching band make State Finals four years in a row. The Green Brigade is one of only four "Class B" bands across the state to qualify for State Finals each of the last four years. Here is the season recap:


Central Invitational

First Place in Class B

Best Overall Soloist

People's Choice Award


Bosse Invitational

Grand Champion

First Place in Class B

Best Overall General Effect

People's Choice Award


Harrison Invitational

First Place in Class B

Best Color Guard

People's Choice Award


Reitz Invitational

Grand Champion

First Place in Class B

Best Overall Music

Best Overall Visual

Best Overall Effect

Best Overall Percussion



ISSMA Regional Contest

Gold rating

Semi State Qualifier

-tied highest overall placement in school history at Regionals.

-highest placement in school history in the "music individual" caption.


ISSMA Semi State Contest

State Finals Qualifier

-broke school record for highest score ever at Semi State.

-tied highest overall placement in school history at Semi State.


ISSMA State Finals

6th Place (highest State Finals placement in school history)




Congratulations to the following students for making EVSC High School Honors:


Honors Band


Ashley Eich, Caitlin Hein, Shelby Haynes, Katarina Emmert, Christina Muller, Grant Emmert, Eli Campbell, Joseph Terry, Shawn Lightner, Michael Heiger



Academy Winter Guard
Edyn Meny, Megan Morley, Caitlyn Steckler, Mya Stuart, Madison Tanner, Sydney Woodard, Ellie Zaher


Phoenix Winter Guard
Avah Catt, Jaden Futrell, Addy Ruby, Grace Washburn, Kilynn White

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NHS PTSA Officers

Unit Number 3864


Kelly Vincent, President
mktcm@aol.com


Amy Spurling, Vice-President
amyspurling@twc.com


Rachel Cartwright, Secretary


Agatha Allen, Treasurer

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