Finals week schedule Dec. 18-20

Northfield will have an early release schedule for final exams next week, Dec. 18-20. There will be no finals on Thursday, Dec. 21. Please see the schedule below.

Parents and guardians should receive a notification if their student is required to come to support times next week.  

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Northfield will hold a second 8th Grade Open House

Northfield will hold a second 8th Grade Open House from 6-8 p.m. on January 16. Students and parents are invited to come for a brief presentation from school administration, followed by breakout sessions on academic subject areas, International Baccalaureate, parent and student panels, and athletics and activities. No need to RSVP. See you there, future Nighthawks!

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Course registration guide for 2018-19 now available

The course registration guide for the next academic school year is now available. Click HERE or visit the Academics page to view it.

Students are encouraged to begin looking now at classes they are interested in taking next year. Counselors will be available from January 8-12 to support students in choosing their courses.

All course registration will be done online this year. Student online course registration opens on January 15 and closes February 9.

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Northfield Next Door fundraiser is next week

next-doorJoin Northfield High School for dinner, dessert and drinks at Next Door in Stapleton, 10155 East 29th Drive, from 5-9 p.m. next Monday.
Fifty percent of all food and drink sales from participating tables will be donated back to Northfield High School. Please come out and support us!

Those participating in the fundraiser must RSVP online and show your server your EventBrite ticket or email confirmation to ensure your donation is received.

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Next Tuesday: College admissions with Sara Zessar

Don’t miss our special guest next Tuesday, Nov. 14! Northfied’s IB Parent Association will host a presentation from college search and admissions process advisor Sara Zessar. Sara will present to students and parents from 6-7:30 p.m. in Building 1. Her presentation: The College Admissions Process: Where Do You Start?

The presentation is geared towards sophomores and juniors and their parents/guardians, but all are welcome to attend!

 

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Eight colleges will visit Northfield this semester

Mark your calendars — eight Colorado colleges will visit Northfield High School beginning next week after school. Each visit will take place at 2:45 p.m. in the Junior Lounge. All students and grade levels are welcome!

  • Nov. 14: Metro State University
  • Nov. 15: Community College of Aurora
  • Nov. 16: University of Colorado at Denver
  • Nov. 28: University of Northern Colorado
  • Nov. 29: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Nov. 30: Emily Griffith Technical College
  • Dec. 5: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Dec. 6: Colorado State University

Questions? Contact Ms. Flores at dalia_flores@dpsk12.org.

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IB exams, fees update

While most IB classes are two-year courses, some are one-year courses that will conclude in May with an IB exam. IB Global Politics and IB Environmental Systems and Societies will offer students the opportunity to earn college credit in the spring upon completion of an exam. Please see the information below regarding exams, fees and deadlines according to whether your student is in the Diploma Programme for this year and in the future.

Juniors in the full IB Diploma Programme 

If you are a Diploma Programme student and you are enrolled in IB Global Politics and/or Environmental Systems and Societies this year:

  • Read this letter sent home with DP students about these exams as well as exams and fees in the 2018-19 school year.
  • Northfield will automatically register Diploma Programme students who are enrolled in IB Global Politics and/or Environmental Systems and Societies for exams for this spring UNLESS parents withdraw their students by November 13.
  • To withdraw your student from an exam, you must contact IB Coordinator Peter Wright at Peter_Wright@dpsk12.org or 720-423-8041.
  • Payment for these exams is due by January 15.

If you are a Diploma Programme student, but you are NOT enrolled in Global Politics or Environmental Systems and Societies this year:

  • Read this letter sent home with DP students who are are not enrolled in these classes.
  • No IB exam fees are due this year. Read the letter above for information about exams and fees in the 2018-19 school year.

Financial aid

  • Payment plans and financial support for IB students is available. Students seeking financial support must complete and return this form to Mr. Wright by November 17.

Juniors who are IB Course Students (NOT enrolled in the full IB Diploma Programme)

  • Students who are enrolled in IB Global Politics and/or Environmental Systems and Societies must either opt in or opt out of the exam.
  • To opt in or opt out, complete this form and return it to Mr. Wright by Nov. 10
  • If you choose to take the exam(s), payment is due by January 15.

Financial aid

  • Payment plans and financial support for IB students is available. Students seeking financial support must complete and return this form to Mr. Wright by November 17
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Northfield prospective parent meetings

Are you a prospective parent or know someone who has a student interested in attending Northfield?

Several households in the Stapleton community will hold small sessions for interested parties on Nov. 1, 7 and 9 to gather in a more intimate setting and get to know Northfield administration.

The NHS principal, assistant principal and athletic director will give a short introduction followed by a Q&A.

The first session will be at 7 p.m. on November 1 at 8109 Stoll Place. The second session will be at 7 p.m. on November 7 at 5454 Wabash Way. The third session will be at 7:30 p.m. on November 9 at 5293 Chester St.

Sign up for a prospective parent meeting at www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45aaad2ea7fb6-northfield6.

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Northfield debuts new promotional video

Have you seen Northfield’s new promotional video? Shot at the beginning of this school year, our video debuted this fall to show our community why Northfield is a great choice for all students. The video can be found on YouTube and features interviews with Northfield students and faculty. All of the voices are also Nighthawk students!

Check it out:

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