Seriously! Testing Day

Seriously Main SapphireToday’s Seriously! Testing Day began with free donuts in the plaza and an extended 8:02 LIVE show which featured the top GPA students from the Junior and Senior classes as well as a special presentation on multiple choice test talking strategies. Students also received free pizza at lunch. North Pointe’s annually Seriously! Testing Day is designed to provide students an opportunity to take a standardized test prior to the State testing and the SAT and ACT. Grades 7-9 take the PSAT 8/9, grades 10-11 take the PSAT, and Seniors take the practice ACT.

Anatomy Physiology

Our Anatomy Physiology students started off this week with a dissection.  Ms. Gomez wanted students to participate in a hands on lab to get them familiar with the various systems of the body.  The Anatomy Physiology students were hard at work and it was great to see them dissecting so early in the school year.  Ms. Gomez has so many more exciting labs planned for the class, this is only the beginning!

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In School Suspension and Academic Friday School

We have a few things happening on Friday afternoons this year that I wanted to make sure everyone is aware of.  First, we have In School Suspension (ISS) that will be taking place on Friday afternoons.  Students who receive an ISS during the week will serve it on Friday afternoons from 12:15 pm – 3:30 pm.  Additionally, we have Academic Friday School taking place for students who failed a core class last semester.  Academic Friday School also takes place from 12:15 pm – 3:30 pm and students who are required to attend were notified during Student Check In last week.

Schedule Changes

Schedule change forms will be available for students in the 4 A Center on Thursday, 8/3 and they are due back to the 4 A Center on Friday, 8/4.  Please keep in mind that not all change request can be fulfilled and we always look at graduation requirements/core class conflicts first.