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Polars will play Super Bowl practice game at U.S. Bank Stadium!
Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:10 AM

The North Minneapolis Polars will play a practice game at US Bank Stadium on Friday, February 2.

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NSTEM Students Visit with STEM Mentors
Thursday, December 07, 2017 2:55 PM

On Friday December 1, NSTEM 10th graders visited the U of MN foe our follow up STEM Mentors event.

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Fine Arts Performance
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 10:55 AM

The Annual Works in Progress Fine Arts Sharing will be held at 6pm on Wed, Dec 13th at the North High Auditorium. 

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Honor Roll pepfest
Monday, December 04, 2017 9:35 AM

Celebrate our scholars at the Honor Roll pepfest, Monday Dec 4 at 2:00.  Parents are welcome. 

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Trash-Treasure Drive for NSTEM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:10 AM

The North STEM Academy presents the first annual Trash-Treasure Drive.  What old items around your house could be added to our makerspace for student building projects?

North High Football Banquet
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:15 AM

Come celebrate our Polar football team's amazing season!

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Social Emotional Learning Conference at North High
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:00 AM

On Friday, North High students attended a variety of Social Emotional Learning workshops led by community experts.

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Recognition for Outstanding Play
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:35 PM

Congratulations to all the football players recognized for outstanding play and selected to the Twin City Red All-District Team

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Polar Football Team Advances to State Tournament
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:00 PM

The undefeated Polars play Caledonia High School in the State 4AA Quarterfinal on Friday, November 10. 

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NSTEM 10th Graders Conduct Lab with their Mentors
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 2:10 PM

Stem Students and U of MN STEM Mentors had the opportunity to work side by side in a laboratory environment. 

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North High Calendar
Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:50 AM

The North High Calendar is new and improved this year!  Visit the calendar to see field trips, days off, special events, athletics and much more!

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Superintendent's Budget Message
Thursday, October 26, 2017 9:35 AM

Please read Superintendent Graff's explanation of financial challenges faced by Minneapolis Public Schools. 

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State of the School Address
Monday, October 23, 2017 12:35 PM

North High Principal, Dr. Shawn Harris-Berry will present the state of the school address on November 8 from 6:30 - 7:15.

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Social Emotional Learning Institute - workshop leaders needed
Monday, October 23, 2017 10:30 AM

Community Members - We need your help.  We are looking for volunteers to lead workshops on social emotional health for North High students and staff. 

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Graco Manufacturing/Engineering Day
Friday, October 13, 2017 1:10 PM

Three NSTEM students attended Graco Manufacturing / Engineering day. 

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Richard Walker wins second place in Iron Chef Junior Competition!
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:45 AM

North High student, Richard Walker, was one of sixteen middle and high school students who teamed up with local chefs and NFL players for the Super Bowl edition, top-chef style cooking competition!

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Theatre Class Up and Running!
Monday, October 09, 2017 2:10 PM

North High is excited to have our new theatre teacher Ms. Joetta Wright. 

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Joseph Rios Poetry Reading
Monday, October 09, 2017 8:30 AM

Emerging Poet Joseph Rios will read his work at North High on October 25th during 6th hour.

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Mock Trial Team
Saturday, October 07, 2017 1:10 PM

Students, are you interested in joining the very first North High School Mock Trial team?

Polar mascot, Mr. Burrell, and Ms. Bell speaking on stage
Homecoming Royalty
Friday, October 06, 2017 9:10 AM

Students were looking their best for North High Homecoming Coronation.  See which students were selected to represent North!

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Homecoming and Spirit Week!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:00 PM

Next week is Spirit Week at North High!  Keep up to date with all the events here.

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How do I get Career & College Ready?
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:35 AM

North High has a thriving Career and College Center for North high students.  Learn more about resources provided here. 

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Advanced Academic Courses at North - We are Growing!
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:20 PM

North High has seen an increase of students taking advanced academic courses.  North has close to 150 students who have chosen a course in which they can earn free college credit!

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Checking your student's grades
Friday, September 15, 2017 11:25 AM

Did you know you can see your child's grades and attendance in real time using the parent portal?  The portal is easy to set up and use.  Learn more here. 

UNCF Empower Me Tour
UNCF Empower Me Tour Parent Night
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:35 AM

This year's EMT tour for all high school students will have an introductory parent night the day before on Thursday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m. at the Davis Center

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Title 1/ College Readiness Family Night
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:00 AM

 All North High Families are invited to attend the first Title 1 Night of the new year!  Tuesday, October 24th. 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. The evening will include a special and informative presentation about college readiness and light refreshments.

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Polar Parent Meeting
Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:35 PM

North High's Polar Parents organization invites parents to come for the first North High Parent Meeting of the school year!

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Information Night
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 8:30 AM

Come see what all the hype is about!  8th grade families and students are invited to visit North High on Wednessday November 1 from 6 - 8 pm. 

Back to School
Welcome Back Students
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 1:30 PM

Its time to go back to school.  Click here for information on 9th grade orientation, GoTo Cards, Open House and BBQ, and the first day of school. 

Journalism Team on the Move
Monday, June 05, 2017 12:55 PM

The North High Journalism Team visited KSTP-TV where they watched a live taping of the news, met the anchors, and got all the inside details on Broadcast journalism!

North High Teacher Honoree
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 3:30 PM

Congratulations to Ms. Bell for being selected by the district as a teacher honoree. 

Talent Show
Monday, May 22, 2017 8:45 AM

Witness the talent percolating at North High at our annual talent show. 

North students behind the scene at the Guthrie
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:50 PM

North high's partnership with the Guthrie theatre allows students access to different behind the scenes elements of creating a production. 

NSTEM Summer Student Conference
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 11:55 AM

Current or prospective NSTEM students are invited to our summer NSTEM conference. 

Polars bring home First Place!
Monday, May 15, 2017 11:40 AM

Ninth grade students represented North High at the World Savvy Competition last weekend. 

Economics Class in New York City
Thursday, May 11, 2017 11:50 AM

This last weekend, the North High Economics Club visited New York City.

Green Card Youth Voices Exhibit
Green Card Youth Voices Exhibit Coming to North!
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 2:35 PM

Monday, May 15th - Friday, May 19th

Spring Dance Sharing
Monday, May 08, 2017 8:50 AM

The spring dance sharing is this Thursday, May 11, from 6:30 - 8:00.

Schools on Stage at the Guthrie
Friday, May 05, 2017 1:30 PM

Come see North high theatre students perform at the Guthrie on Monday, May 8. 

North Video Going Viral
Thursday, May 04, 2017 8:30 AM

North High students wrote and recorded a song, choreographed a dance, and filmed a music video about their school.

Seniors Prepare for Graduation
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 3:35 PM

Our graduation ceremony is scheduled for June 10, noon @ North High Auditorium

Students Create Potions
Friday, April 28, 2017 1:55 PM

Ninth grade students created potions as part of a Romeo and Juliet lesson. 

Writing Contest Alert for students!
Friday, April 28, 2017 12:35 PM

Students can win a pair of tickets to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see the "At home with monsters" exhibition by Guillermo del Toro.

Congratulations Ally and Alexx
Friday, April 28, 2017 10:50 AM

Twin students, Ally and Allex Bryant-Hopkins, are featured in the Star Tribune.


Podcast: This North Life
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:50 PM

What is it like to be a student at North High?  This student created and produced podcast interviews key people to explore the 'North experience'

Earth Day at North
Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:50 PM

Learn about the Earth Day activities happening at North on Friday April 21

Shrek! The Musical!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:35 AM

In partnership with Musical Theater International, North Community Theater proudly presents "Shrek! The Musical!"

Guthrie Partnership Mural
Friday, April 14, 2017 11:10 AM

Guthrie scenic artists partnered with Ms. Muhammad's 9th grade English class to create a mural.

Intensives at North
Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:00 AM

Once a year at North, we have two days of innovative curriculum that we call intensives.  

A Meeting of the Minds
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:45 PM

R. T. Rybak came and spoke with the North High Economics Club. 

Viva City 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:30 PM

North Students perform at Guthrie Theatre as part of Viva City 2017.

Wrestling Coach Awarded Coach of the Year
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:40 AM

Congratulations to head wrestling coach, Brandon McAfee, for being awarded Minneapolis Conference Coach of the Year. 

Chess Tournament
Monday, March 27, 2017 11:10 AM

Congratulations to North student, Austin Poley who placed 2nd in a state ranking chess tournament.

Anticipating Track Season
Monday, March 27, 2017 10:55 AM

Track Season is starting soon and people are already talking about T'nia Riley.  Check out the newest story on CBS News. 

Polars Crush History Day
Monday, March 27, 2017 10:35 AM

National history day is a research project and competition that students particpate in across the country and around the world. 

State Champions!
Saturday, March 25, 2017 3:00 PM

Minneapolis North added to its rich tradition of boys basketball success with the seventh state championship in program history following a 96-49 victory over North Woods in the Class A final Saturday at Target Center. 

North High Band
Music is Alive and Well
Friday, March 24, 2017 12:30 PM

North High's Drumline, Band, and Choir performed in the North Auditorium and received rave reviews!

Basketball Update from Student Journalists
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:15 PM

No. 1 ranked Minneapolis North defeated the Red Lake Warriors 93-46 in the quarterfinals of the Boys Class 1A State Tournament at Williams Arena!

Students Express Views at the Capitol
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:20 PM

A group of North High students visited the capital during the 2017 Youth Summit. 

Dance Class Collaboration
Monday, March 20, 2017 12:50 PM

Teaching Artist from Contempo Dance Theatre, Marciano Silva dos Santos, instructs students in Ms. Tamiko French's dance class. 

Community Pep Rally
Polar Basketball: Community Pep Rally
Monday, March 20, 2017 12:20 PM

The boys basketball team will play the State Quarterfinal game this Thursday at Wiliams Arena and if everything goes as planned, the Semifinal game on Friday at the Target Center.  Come out and support our Polars!

A Typical Day in Chemistry Class
Monday, March 20, 2017 9:55 AM

No big deal.  Just determining the mass of calcium carbonate in Tums tablets by reacting the tablets with hydrochloric acid! 

Dramatic Increase in Graduation Rates
Friday, March 17, 2017 6:20 PM

The Minnesota Post recognizes North High!

Twin Cities C3 Vista Position Title: STEM Lab and Maker Space Manager
Friday, March 17, 2017 8:45 AM

North High School's NSTEM Academy seeks a self-directed STEM enthusiast who desires to help create labs and maker spaces in a dynamic urban school. 

Grand Opening of the new North High School Fitness Center!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:10 AM

Grand Opening of the new North High School Fitness Center!  Thursday, March 30. 2017

Jontae and Tamere
History Day - Huge Success!
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 2:30 PM

On Thursday, the North High media center was filled with student history day projects and judges. 

Graduation rates earn recognition from Fox News!
Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Fox News feature on graduation focusses on success at North High!  Watch the video here.  

Check out the Polar Parent Newsletter
Friday, February 24, 2017 9:45 AM

Have you seen our Polar Parent Newsletter?  Ms. Spring publishes a monthly newsletter keeping parents informed about what is happening at North high. 

Ecology Class Creates Aquaponic System
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:00 PM

Mr. Vreeland's Ecology class learned that an aquaponic system combines growing fish and plants together in a system where they benefit eachother. 

World Cafe
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:45 PM

Please join us for a community conversation as we gather input to embark on a plan that creates equity, integration and excellence in education for all Minnesota students. 

Project Success Upcoming Theater Events
Thursday, February 02, 2017 2:35 PM

Enjoy theater? Project Success, a community arts partner with North High, would like to invite you to take advantage of two upcoming theater events

North High Celebrates NAAPID
Thursday, February 02, 2017 2:20 PM

Along with the entire MPS district, North High school celebrates National African American Involvement Day, Monday, February 13th. Find out what's on the agenda for the upcoming event

Shrek: the Musical
Shrek the Musical
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:50 AM

Musical theatre returns to North Community High School Auditorium with the community production of Shrek: the Musical. 

Journalism students visit star tribune
Journalism Students Visit Star Tribune
Monday, January 23, 2017 3:50 PM

The North High Journalism class visited the central office of the Star Tribune to learn the inner workings of a large newspaper. 

Lady Polars
Thank you from Lady Polars!
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:35 AM

Thank you, Jesse Ross, for supporting our Lady Polars!  This crowd source will enable our female athletes to compete at the highest level!  North High is blessed by the support of our community.  

Pre Game Football Feature
Polar Champions featured on Thursday Night Football
Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:50 AM

Watch our state champions on Thursday Night Football!

Polars win championship!
Polars Win State Championship!
Saturday, November 26, 2016 4:15 PM

Congratulations to the players, the coaches and the fans!  

Learn more about our athletic field project
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:10 PM

The MPS Athletics Department recently applied for a Hennepin County Youth Sports Program grant to help fund the upgrading of the turf on the North High School athletic field.

Coach Adams
Coach OA - Coach of the Year
Saturday, November 19, 2016 6:10 PM

North High's own, Coach Charles Adams, has been selected as coach of the year by local news station WCCO!

Ms. Baumann leading a workshop
North High Teacher Leads Workshop
Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:40 AM

North high social studies teacher, Ms. Cayla Baumann, led a Nov 14th workshop for the Minnesota Historical Society, Northern Lights Academy. 

3D Printer
North High awarded $41,000 Phillips Grant!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:35 AM

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation awarded North High's NSTEM academy with a $41,000 Phillips Grant to purchase cutting edge technology for North High students. 

African American History teacher, Courtney Bell
North teacher featured in University of Minnesota College of Education Magazine
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 5:55 PM

Ms. Courtney Bell shares a teacher's role in preparing future voters.

Panel Guests
Race, Policing, and Justice Panel
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 5:40 PM

North High student, Chris Johnson speaks on an Urban League panel next to Minneapolis Deputy Chief of Staff, Medaria Arradondo (left) and retired MN Supreme Court Justice and former MN Viking, Alan Page (right). 

Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code featured in Southwest Journal
Thursday, November 03, 2016 3:35 PM

Southwest Journal's story on closing the technology gender gap features North High's Gear Up program.  Read this article to learn more about Gear Up and North High's Girls Who Code club. 

North students visit Go 95.3
North Students Visit Local Hip Hop Radio Station
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:10 AM

Local Hip Hip radio station, Go 95.3, invited North high students to visit the studio.

Lauren at Greenhouse
Environmental Science Classes Visit School of Agriculture
Friday, September 23, 2016 11:30 AM

Environmental science classes visited the U of MN School of Agriculture to learn about careers in agriculture and horticulture.

Tyler Larson
Tyler Johnson - Still Making North Look Good
Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:25 AM

As Tyler Johnson thrives at the University of Minnesota, the media continues to recognize his connection to North High. 

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North High Story on CBS Minnesota
Thursday, September 01, 2016 8:20 AM

Minneapolis North High Is On A Major Rebound

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Polars featured in Star Tribune
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:45 PM

The Star Tribune's, MN football hub, features our own Polar football players, Jamire Jackson and Phil Scott!!!

Back to School
Back to School!
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:45 PM

Welcome back students!   9th grade orientation, go card pick up, and new student open house are all on Thursday, August 25, click the link for times.  The first day of school is the following Monday, August 29.   We can't wait to see our students!

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Three polars going to state for adapted bowling!
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:40 PM

Three members of the North adapted bowling team qalified to compete in the State Tourament on Friday May 20th. 

Toni Dollerson
Toni Dollerson wins Athena Award for 2015-2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:55 PM

Toni Dollerson was selected for the Athena Award, which honors outstanding women athletes. 

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North Rocks State History Day Competition
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 12:10 PM

North High sent four groups of students to the State History day competition at the University of Minnesota this Sunday.

Keith Ellison honors seniors
Keith Ellison Honors Seniors for Financial Literacy Work
Monday, April 25, 2016 10:10 AM

Keith Ellison visited the North High media center on Monday to honor the seniors for the hard work on thei Financial Literacy Unit in Economics. 

Faith Barron receives Rose Rees Award
North Student Awarded Rose Rees Peace Award!
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:45 PM

Faith Barron was awarded the Rose Rees Peace award today and got to meet former Vice President Walter Mondale.

Studetn Council Food Drive
Food Drive - Best Year Ever!
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:30 AM

The Student Council students went above and beyond for this years food drive! 


Mr. Tillman at Nice Ride Event
Staff Member Participates in Community Wellness Campaign
Monday, April 04, 2016 1:00 PM

North High staff member, Mr. Tillman, can be seen riding through the community on an orange Nice Ride bike! 

North High Radio - KBEM in the news
Monday, March 21, 2016 12:55 PM

North High School Senior, Jedidiah Jones, was featured in a recent KARE 11 story about KBEM and North High School.

Polars at Capitol
Lawmakers Honor North Basketball Players at State Capital
Monday, March 21, 2016 9:55 AM

Nice moment at the State Capitol Thursday as lawmakers honored the Minneapolis North High School boys basketball team on their 1A state championship.

Dance Teacher, Ms. French
Ordway features North High!
Thursday, March 17, 2016 8:30 AM

A North teacher and student are the highlight of the 2016/2017 Ordway calalogue.

Kadonna Wilson with History Day ribbon
Polar Scholars Crush History Day!
Monday, March 14, 2016 11:00 AM

Sixteen North High students competed in the regional competition, and nine will move on to state!

State Champs
North Secures 68-45 Victory and State Championship!
Saturday, March 12, 2016 5:55 PM

The North basketball team won the 2016 1A state championship game against Goodhue!  We are so proud of our athletes, both on and off the court!

Za Vang receives full ride!
North Student Wins Full Ride to St. Thomas!
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 2:50 PM

North High senior, Za Vang, has been selected to receive a Dease scholarship.  Based on an essay and academic credentials he has been awarded a full ride to St. Thomas for Fall 2016.    

Map of the Planets
Astronomy Classroom Connection
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 11:40 AM

How Big Is Your Neighborhood?  Everyone knows the basics about the neighborhood they live in.  But do we understand the neighborhood that the Earth and the Sun live in? 

North High Makes The News Again!
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 2:50 PM

Students at North High School have been participating in a program where they are earning both high school and college credits for taking an EMS Pathways Class. 

North High Had A 30% Increase In Graduation Rate!
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:50 AM

North High School was honored for the increase in graduation rate last year! Click here to see a clip of the video!

Tyler Johnson and Isaiah Matthews
Two of North's Finest Sign Their College Commitment Letters!
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 6:00 PM


Compass Due North
Looking for Direction to High School? Consider Due North!
Monday, January 11, 2016 3:15 PM

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We are recycling at North!
Recycling Program at North
Friday, January 08, 2016 9:40 PM

This semester the students in our Human Geography and  Government and Economics classes, as well as the students in our DCD program teamed up to advocate for and develop a recycling program at North High.  

Polar honored for leadership and outstanding accomplishments
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5:00 PM

Sophomore Takyezia Lee one of two recipients to receive a scholarship to attend the Young Enterprising Women Award Ceremony in Florida.