North Shore Senior High
North Shore Senior High School is committed to provide all the necessary resources and strategies so that students reach a high level of academic achievement through rigorous and relevant content to ensure all students exceed state and national standards.
SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING
Galena Park ISD has set up an anonymous tipline for any student, parent, or employee who may have information that might affect the safety of our students or staff.
Free/Reduced Meal Application
Pre-Pay Meal Accounts PAMS
Congratulations to OUR Principal!
Dr. Joe Coleman has been named as a 2014 Finalist for H-E-B's Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Coleman attributes this accolade to the hard work of his students and staff. "You know, this came as a surprise to me. I definitely could not have been in consideration for this award if it were not for my teachers and the wonderful things they do for our kids. I am truly honored!" Although he is very modest, it should be noted that Dr. Coleman has received recognition from H-E-B in his previous tenures as principal (2007: San Angelo Central High School, 2010: Fort Bend Willowridge High School).
The North Shore Mustangs, District Champions, defeated Converse Judson 57-45 in the 5A Boys' Basketball State Final Playoff on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The North Shore Mustangs are now the 2014 5A Boys' Basketball State Champions! Join us in celebrating North Shore's first ever Boys' Basketball State Championship victory... pure excitement!
Cross Country Update
This Saturday the boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Atascocita HS to compete in the Region III Cross Country Championships.
The Varsity boys came up short with a 13th place team finish. Eduardo Garcia NARROWLY missed an opportunity to qualify for the state meet this weekend by 3 individual spots!! Other scorers include: Jonathan Lara (64th), Mario Rodriguez (72th), Stephen Barker (99th) and Ray Guerrero (146th).
On the girls side, Claudia Santos finished 7th overall and will now race against the best in the state next weekend November 8th in Austin, TX. As a team the girls finished 18th and had help from: Ariana Cortez, Bianca Martinez, Kristian Diaz, Karen Rayas and Scarlet Zul.
We want to thank ALL the seniors for a GREAT season and hopefully have a good returning group ready for Spring Track and Field!!
Good Luck to Claudia Santos this weekend at the UIL State Cross Country meet!
Late Arrival Dates
***Parents ALL students should arrive to school no later than 8:45 am.***
1st Semester 2nd Semester
August – None January – 14, 21, 28
September – 17, 24 February – 4, 11, 18
October – 1, 8, 29 March – 11
November – 5, 12, 19 April – 8, 22, 29
December – None May – None
June - None
Sophomores & Juniors
Will be taken on
Wednesday - 19th and Thursday - 20th
during their Science class.
Students must dress appropriately - no tattoos showing, no visible piercing, young men must be clean shaven, etc...
Students and parents may purchase packages on Lifetouchs' web site!
Also, faculty and staff may start taking their pictures at 7:15 am to 9:00 am and all day Wednesday and all day on Thursday!
YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW
Students and Staff get your yearbooks now for only $65.00.
The Price will increase December 12th.
Purchase yours now!
Looking for cash to pay for college?
To jump start your search for college funds
Parent Involvement Calendar
Do yo want to become active in your student's education at NSSH? Check out this year's Parent Involvement Calendar!
ACT and Tutorials Test Dates
Cell Phone Policy
Cell phones must remain turned off, out of sight, and not used during the instructional day and while riding on school transportation, unless permitted by the teacher for instrucional purposes. Cell Phones will not be visible during the passing periods.
Consequences for improper electronic device usage will be:
- First infraction - The device will be confiscated; parents will be notified and must come to the school to retrieve the device.
- Second infraction - The device will be confiscated, parents will be notified, and a parent conference will be scheduled to review the Telecommunication Devices Policy.
- Third infraction - The device will be confiscated, parents will be notified, and the device will be held for a minimum of TWO WEEKS. A ten dollar fee will be assessed on the third infraction prior to the return of the device.
New Tutorial Schedule
College & Career Prep Lab Open
Do you to work on or need help with Career Decisions, College Applications, College Cost Questions, Financial Aid Assistance, Scholarships, or Signing up for the ACT; SAT; or TSIA. ***Come to Lab 191**
For More Assistance Contact Mr. Cosby, Academic Advisor, in Suite B or Mr.Simpson, College/Career Registrar in Room 128.
2014 - 2015
General School Supply List
Folders/Binders (for organization)
Mesh Backpack (must be see-through)
-NO permanent markers-
*Some classes may have a specific suppy list*
North Shore Senior's Counseling Team has been working diligently this year to re-structure our Counselor’s Corner. We have been so thrilled about the activities and participation of our students. We would like to reach more of our students, but the lack of technology to support them has been a major setback. We want to make sure our students have the materials they need to succeed, so we just created a request for Counselor’s Corner and poetry and prose at DonorsChoose.org
COUNSELOR'S CORNER TECHWORK is the name of the project. Every dollar counts.
Free ACT/SAT and ASVAB Tutorials
Please select the Quick Link "March2Success" to utilize the free tutorial website for ACT, SAT, and/or ASVAB. This website was created by the U.S. Department of Defense to prepare high school students for post-secondary opportunities.
EOC Online Tutorials
Here is a link to the online EOC tutorials. Please have your students who will retest practice these tutorials. Choose the link titled, "Texas-specific Testing Tools (ePAT)".
STAAR Testing Starts Spring 2014.
The resources on this website provide information and sample test questions to familiarize Texas educators and parents with the design and format of the STAAR assessments. The information is intended to help educators and parents understand how the new STAAR program measures the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. These resources are intended to support, not narrow or replace, the teaching of the TEKS curriculum.