North Woods School Announcements

Wednesday – October 17th, 2018


  • Boys in grades 7 – 12 interested in playing basketball should sign up in person with Coach Kleppe today.


  • Today is the last day of Homecoming week!

Dress up Days – Theme is “Retro”
TODAY:   Spirit Day



TODAY:   *Homecoming Football Game: NW vs Ely, 7:00 pm. Also Parents Night  

                                                                                          (parents – please arrive by 5:00 pm).                                *Homecoming Dance: 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, Commons.


Dance Info: Costs are Single- $5, Couples- $7.  The dance is for grades 7 - 12. 7th and 8th graders must have permission slips to attend. Those can be picked up in Mrs. Hinrichs, Mrs. Cherrywell or the office. Only 9th - 12th grade students may bring a guest from another school (9th grade or older). Students must also have a permission slip for out of town guests. Those can be picked up from Mrs. Hinrichs, Mrs. Cherrywell, or the office. All Permission slips must be handed in TODAY by 12:00 noon.


  • Today’s lunch is Nachos w/Beef & Cheese Sauce.



  • To All: For safety reasons, please make sure to let the buses leave the school first before you leave the parking lot at the end of the school day. Thank you!
  • CHANGE to Picture Retake Day: It is RESCHEDULED to October 29th. Yearbook activity group photos will be taken that day as well.
  • Students in 9th grade and up that are interested in traveling with the Travel Club to either Greece/Italy/Spain or Costa Rica this summer can pick up information outside Ms. Carstens’ room (200).
  • The National Honor Society will be hosting a Memorial Blood Drive on Friday, October 26th from 9:30 to 2:00 pm. Students ages 16 and older, as well as school staff, can sign up to donate blood on that date. A sign up table will be in the cafeteria during senior high lunch all week. Sign up to donate and to save a life!



  • The Health office is closed every day from 10:00 am until 10:30 am. 
  • See the Counselor’s window for educational and job opportunities.
  • Students planning to donate blood in the Memorial Blood Drive on Friday, October 26th need to turn in their permission slips to Mrs. Stark before that date. There are still openings for donations, so see Mrs. Stark to sign up.
  • Seniors are holding a Dave’s Pizza Fundraiser ($6 per pizza). Sales run through November 7th. Pizzas will be delivered to the school for pickup on Thursday, November 15th. Seniors: All order forms are due to Mrs. Pascuzzi on Friday, November 9th.
  • Range Driver Training is offering a fall class at North Woods starting October 22nd. Classes will also be offered in spring and summer. If this class does not work for you, please see the fall class schedule in other locations. Info/reg forms are in the wooden rack outside the library.
  • Elementary Butter Braid Sales: November 2nd – 19th. All orders must be turned in to the office.
  • Homework Help with Janelle Driscoll will continue on Mondays through November 4th.
  • Upcoming College Visit: Juniors and seniors can sign up in the Counseling Office to meet with reps from the following college: Tuesday, October 30: North Dakota State University at 9:00 am



  • Homecoming Week:                     Last Day TODAY
  • Sports Activities Field Trip:         CANCELLED Wednesday, October 17th, Babbitt
  • MRC Open House - Juniors:       TODAY, Mesabi – Eveleth Campus
  • ALI Nursing Lab:                         TODAY, Mesabi – Eveleth Campus
  • Homecoming FB –Ely:                 TODAY, Home (also Parents Night;

                                                                                                   parents – please arrive by 5:00 pm)

  • Homecoming Dance:                    TODAY, 9:00 – 11:00 pm, Commons
  • No School – MEA:                        Thursday/Friday, October 18th/19th
  • Honor Choir Festival Field Trip: Monday, October 22nd, UMD