Greetings from Niles North

Please use the links below to read important policy information.

 Greetings from Niles North High School

 The 2017 – 2018 school year officially begins with a full day of school on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.  School will be in session on August 16 from 8:10 a.m. to 3:23 p.m. for all new and returning students.  This packet contains important information; if you choose to return any of the enclosed forms please so prior to July 28, 2017,  in the blue envelope provided.  School opening information, fall sport schedules, and textbook pick up will be included in this mailing.  Late-July your child's schedule will be available in their ILP.

Note:  Freshman Orientation will be on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for students and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for parents/guardians.  Transfer Student Family Orientation Dinner for sophomore, junior and senior transfer students and their parents/guardians will be on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  If you have questions call Student Services at 847-626-2161.

Class Schedules:  During the summer counselors will only be available to assist students on the following dates:  August 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. and August 11th from 8:00 a.m. to  11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  If you have questions call Student Services at 847-626-2161.

Do not leave a message on your counselor’s voice mail.

 The Following Policies have been enclosed for your review.  Please review these important policies and procedures with your student(s):

 (1)    Authorization for Computer and Network Access and use of Netbooks:  Board Policy 6:235-E1, 6:235, 6:235-AP1, 6:235-AP4, 6:235-AP5 and 6:235-E3, and regarding student access to computers and computer networks in District 219.  Please review these policies with your student(s).  All students are required to complete an authorization for computer use form ONLY ONCE while enrolled in a Niles Township High School.  The authorization form is completed during freshmen registration.  Only transfer students will need to complete the signature form, “Authorization for Computer and Network Access”.  ONLY transfer students and their parents must sign the authorization form, therefore, the authorization form has NOT been included in this mailing.  It is assumed that freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students have previously signed the authorization form.  If for some reason your freshman student did not complete this form during Registration please call and a signature form will be sent to you.  Authorization forms will be included in a separate packet for transfer students and distributed to them during their registration process.  If you have any questions please call the Assistant Principal’s office at 847-626-2020.

 (2)   Student ID Policy:  Board Policy 4:170-AP8 regarding student ID’s.  All students will be required to wear a District issued photo ID while in school during the regular school day.

 (3)   Code of Conduct:  Board Policy 7:240-AP1 regarding student conduct in extra-curricular activities.  Please review this policy with your student(s).  The Extra-Curricular Permit Card 7:240-E1 was sent to all freshmen students earlier this summer, therefore, the signature card has NOT been included in this mailing.  All students are required to complete the form ONLY ONCE while enrolled in a Niles Township High School.  If you did not receive the signature card please call and one will be sent to you.  If you have any questions please call the Athletic Office at 847-626-2301.

 (4)   Accomplishment Release Waiver:  Board Policy 7:340-AP1, E1 regarding the release of information regarding your student(s) accomplishments.  Action only needs to be taken if you object to the release of information about your student(s) accomplishments. 

 (5)   Military Release Waiver and Post-secondary Institution Waiver:  Board Policy 7:340-AP1, E4 regarding the release of information to the military.  Action only needs to be taken if you object to the release of information about your student(s) to the military.  If you choose to return this form please do so within the first two weeks of school.

(6)   Student Records:  Board Policy 7:340-AP1, E1 regarding student records and the rights of parents/guardians and the student to review student(s) records.

(7)   No Child Left Behind Act:  Board Policy 6:170, AP2 regarding the “No Child Left Behind” Act.

(8)   Student Handbook Policy Pages:  Parents are required to review with their student(s) important policy information each school year.  When you log-in to your student's ILP you will acknowledge and agree that the District has made these policies and procedures available to you.   Please view these policies with your student(s) at: https://sites.google.com/a/d219.org/student-handbook/

Note:District Policies and Procedures are subject to change. Current policies are available online at http://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/facultystaff