North Woods School Announcements

Tuesday – November 21st, 2017


  • Junior High and Junior Varsity Knowledge Bowl team members are invited to Room 201 today during lunchtime for ice cream and awards (grades 7-9 during Junior High lunch and Grade 10 during Sr High lunch).


  • From Coach T. Olson: 6th Grade Girls Basketball first practice will be held today from 5:30 to 6:45 pm in the gym. If parents have questions, please call Coach Olson at 218-750-7907.


  • A student from West Point Military Academy will be in the cafeteria during senior high lunch today to talk with students about the Academy.


  • There will be a One Act Play/Drama Club meeting today at 11:30 am in the Library for anyone interested in participating in competition or wanting to find out more about what is involved.


  • A Jr High Niij Nation meeting will be held today during Jr High Lunch in SSS/Ind Ed Room 202.


  • Students planning to attend HCC's Tech Day on December 1st need to turn in their permission slips into Mrs. Stark by Tuesday, November 28th.


  • Seniors: The first scholarship list was handed out. If you need a copy, see Mrs. Stark.


  • Juniors: The ASVAB test will be given on Tuesday, November 28th. Juniors with last names beginning with A-K will test in Room 201. Juniors with last names beginning with L-Z will test in Room 203. Report directly to your testing room for attendance.


  • North Woods Archery registration and first practice will be held Sunday, December 3rd from 2:45 – 4:45 in the gym for students in grades 4 through 12. Parents and/or guardians must attend. Cost per archer is $65. Contact Lisa Hyppa 780-1151 for more information.


  • Morning Mindset: When we know ourselves to be connected to all others, acting compassionately is simply the natural thing to do. ~ Rachel Naomi Remen



  • Are you interested in fashion? If you'd like to try to win a one week paid internship in LA in the areas of design, marketing, ecommerce, and operations, this is the contest for you! Go to for more information on the contest rules and requirements. A poster with more information is available outside of the Counseling Office. The deadline is November 30.
  • The Cook Community Rec Center is open again. Fall hours are Wednesdays 5:00 – 8:00 pm and Saturdays 5:00 to 10:00 pm.
  • Coding Club for Kids at the Cook Public Library, Thursdays in November (except Thanksgiving) at 5:00 pm. Have you ever wanted to learn how to create a computer game or design your own website? Come to the library to explore computer coding in a fun and interactive environment. Kids in grades 5 and up are invited to participate. Adults are encouraged to attend and learn with the kids. All materials will be provided.
  • The Vermilion Youth Center (formerly Boys & Girls Club) will be closed Thursday/Friday, November 23rd/24th.


  • Please make sure to check your email daily for messages from the office.
  • All students going to the Library must have a pass and must sign in. There will also be no food, pop or phones in the library.
  • Health office is closed every day from 10:15 am until 10:45 am.
  • Job Opportunities: See the Counselor’s window for the latest opportunities and the announcements monitor in the Commons.


  • Holiday – No School: Thursday, November 23rd through Monday, November 27th
  • ASVAB Test: Tuesday, November 28th, 8:30 – 11:30 am
  • GBB – Chisholm: Tuesday, November 28th, Away (Gr 7@5:45 pm)
  • BBB - South Ridge: Thursday, November 30th, Away
  • GBB – NER (no 7/8): Thursday, November 30th, Home
  • HCC Tech Career Day: Friday, December 1st, Hibbing