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April 15, 2015
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I wanted to apologise for the awkward timing of this newsletter... We've decided to start sending the newsletters out on Monday mornings since people might be more in the school and work mindset than on a Friday night. This change just got me a little confused, and my weekend was crazy, so this newsletter is late... Sorry about that, and I hope it didn't cause any trouble.
- Cora
New This Week 
Did You Know...
Did you know the IB external assessments get sent all over the world for people in other cultures and countries to moderate?  This ensures that all IB criteria are followed based on clear, concise rubrics that can be assessed by anyone, anywhere (with training of course!)
The last papers and projects before exams in May are heading out next week and they will travel to: Maharshtra India, South Carolina, New York, Tamil Nadu India, Orkney United Kingdom, and Minnesota.  Good luck seniors!
Jazz Night
Sponsorship and auction items (both live auction and on line auction items) need to be in by this week, Wednesday April 15.  Gift cards are always beneficial.  
 
We still could use help with collecting basket decor (cellophane, artificial flowers, raffia, ribbon, etc) as well as white Christmas lights (please label them if you want them returned).
 
We hope to have the web site to purchase tickets live by this Friday April 10. 
Flyer here, and Sponsorship Information here.

Thank you!
Secondary ISAT Schedule for the Week of April 13th
Wednesday, April 15th- 
8th Grade during your normal Math Period

Thursday, April 16th- 
7:45-9:15  7th/8th Grade Make-ups (Room 303)
9:20-10:50 -   Mrs. Dewey's Alg.2 (Room 301)
11:40-1:10-   Mrs. Dewy PreCalc & Beglinger Geomtry (Room 302)
1:15-2:45-  High School Make-ups (Room 302)

Friday, April 17th-
7:45-9:15-  Mrs. Beglinger Geomtry (Room 302)
9:20-  10:50-  Mrs. Belinger Algebra 1 (Room 302)
11:40-1:10-  HS Band Festival Students to make up tests (Room 301)This is a Text Block. Use this to provide text...
CAS
Attention seniors: CAS is due May 1st.  Please continue to reflect on your activities and show your evidence of achieving the Learning Outcomes through reflection, photos, scrapbook, etc.  You may continue your CAS activities and achievements through the end of the year, but plan to meet with your supervisor before May 1st to sign your CAS logs/booklet etc.

Mark your calendars!  CAS Gallery Showcase is Wednesday, May 20th from 4:00-6:00 in Band room.  All juniors are required to attend, and 9th and 10th should plan to come too.  Be inspired by the Creativity, Action and Service that has been performed during the diploma program of the Class of 2015!
Class of 2015 Graduation
May 26, 2015 at 6pm
Star Community Center
439 North Star Road
Star, Idaho
Repeating Announcements
"It's the Rule: Shots Before School"
Attention 6th grade students and parents:
Ready for 7th grade?  All incoming 7th grade students must have proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot ("Tdap") and a meningococcal shot, or file an exemption, in order to attend school in the fall.

Attention 10th grade students and parents:
The Idaho State Law also requires all incoming 11th grade students to have the whooping cough booster shot ("Tdap") and a meningococcal shot, or file an exemption, in order to attend school in the fall for the 2015-2016 school year.

Talk to your doctor for more information.

-- Thank you :)
Summer School Information
Students who have failed classes or are performing below the C math standard are required to make up credits through summer school.
 
North Star does not offer summer school, therefore students will need to attend West Ada, or Boise School districts to make up missing credits. 
 
Middle School Summer School: (7-8)
Location: Lewis and Clark Middle School
4131 E.Pine Ave.
Meridian, ID 83642
 
High School Summer School: (9-12)
Location: Rocky Mountain High School
5450 N. Linder Road
Meridian, ID 83646
 
Please contact Mr. Pettit,in the counseling office, for summer school forms. There is a registration period, and a counselor recommendation form that must be turned in to the school the student will attend. 
 
Student schedules will be held, at the beginning of the next school year, until summer school credits are received by North Star.
April 15: SAT Testing
April 15: Application Deadline for Summer STEM Program
April 18: Treasure Valley College Fair - 3-6pm at BSU Student Union Building: Jordan Ballroom
April 29: SAT Make-Up (Tentative)
May 1: State Solo High School Competition
May 1: NSCS Jazz and Art Night
May 7: Final Choir Concert
May 12: Final Band Concert
May 20: CAS Gallery Showcase - 4-6pm in the Band Room
May 26: Graduation Ceremony - 6pm at Star Community Center on 439 North Star Road

May 27: Carnival
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