Welcome to North Shore Senior
North Shore Senior High School is committed to provide all the necessary resources and strategies so that students reach a high level of academic achievement through rigorous and relevant content to ensure all students exceed state and national standards.
100% Highly Qualified Staff at NSSH
Dr. Coleman is proud to announce that 100% of the 2014-15 NSSH staff is highly qualified according The Texas State Board of Education Standards. Parents can request to see teacher certifications by calling 832-386-4104 or emailing, school secretary Lisa Newsom at firstname.lastname@example.org
SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING
Galena Park ISD has set up an anonymous tipline for any student, parent, or employee who may have information that might affect the safety of our students or staff.
Free/Reduced Meal Application
Pre-Pay Meal Accounts PAMS
Congratulations to OUR Principal!
Dr. Joe Coleman has been named as a 2014 Finalist for H-E-B's Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Coleman attributes this accolade to the hard work of his students and staff. "You know, this came as a surprise to me. I definitely could not have been in consideration for this award if it were not for my teachers and the wonderful things they do for our kids. I am truly honored!" Although he is very modest, it should be noted that Dr. Coleman has received recognition from H-E-B in his previous tenures as principal (2007: San Angelo Central High School, 2010: Fort Bend Willowridge High School).
The North Shore Mustangs, District Champions, defeated Converse Judson 57-45 in the 5A Boys' Basketball State Final Playoff on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The North Shore Mustangs are now the 2014 5A Boys' Basketball State Champions! Join us in celebrating North Shore's first ever Boys' Basketball State Championship victory... pure excitement! Read more
Congratulations to Teacher of the Year (selected by staff at NSSH) and Rookie of the Year (selected by NSSH administrators).
From the English Department,
Mr. Bartholomew Graves,
2013-14 NSSH-Teacher of the Year
From the Math Department,
Ms. Rachel Simon,
2013-14 NSSH-Rookie of the Year
College is Affordable Finacial Aid Workshop
Congressman Gene Green & The Sallie Mae Fund
When: Monday, September 5, 2014, 7:oo - 8:30 p.m.
Where: NSSH Gymnasium, 353 N. Castlegory Rd. Houston, TX 77049
A $500 scholarship will be awarded!
North Shore Class of 1994
20 Year Reunion Celebration
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Contact TiffanyHeredejurgen-Reid at:
Late Arrival Dates
***Parents ALL students should arrive to school no later than 8:45 am.***
1st Semester 2nd Semester
August – None January – 14, 21, 28
September – 17, 24 February – 4, 11, 18
October – 1, 8, 29 March – 11
November – 5, 12, 19 April – 8, 22, 29
December – None May – None
June - None
Parent Involvement Calendar
Do yo want to become active in your student's education at NSSH? Check out this year's Parent Involvement Calendar!
ACT and Tutorials Test Dates
Cell Phone Policy
Cell phones must remain turned off, out of sight, and not used during the instructional day and while riding on school transportation, unless permitted by the teacher for instrucional purposes. Cell Phones will not be visible during the passing periods.
Consequences for improper electronic device usage will be:
- First infraction - The device will be confiscated; parents will be notified and must come to the school to retrieve the device.
- Second infraction - The device will be confiscated, parents will be notified, and a parent conference will be scheduled to review the Telecommunication Devices Policy.
- Third infraction - The device will be confiscated, parents will be notified, and the device will be held for a minimum of TWO WEEKS. A ten dollar fee will be assessed on the third infraction prior to the return of the device.
New Tutorial Schedule
College & Career Prep Lab Open
Do you to work on or need help with Career Decisions, College Applications, College Cost Questions, Financial Aid Assistance, Scholarships, or Signing up for the ACT; SAT; or TSIA. ***Come to Lab 191**
For More Assistance Contact Mr. Cosby, Academic Advisor, in Suite B or Mr.Simpson, College/Career Registrar in Room 128.
2014 - 2015
General School Supply List
Folders/Binders (for organization)
Mesh Backpack (must be see-through)
-NO permanent markers-
*Some classes may have a specific suppy list*
North Shore Senior's Counseling Team has been working diligently this year to re-structure our Counselor’s Corner. We have been so thrilled about the activities and participation of our students. We would like to reach more of our students, but the lack of technology to support them has been a major setback. We want to make sure our students have the materials they need to succeed, so we just created a request for Counselor’s Corner and poetry and prose at DonorsChoose.org
COUNSELOR'S CORNER TECHWORK is the name of the project. Every dollar counts.
Free ACT/SAT and ASVAB Tutorials
Please select the Quick Link "March2Success" to utilize the free tutorial website for ACT, SAT, and/or ASVAB. This website was created by the U.S. Department of Defense to prepare high school students for post-secondary opportunities.
EOC Online Tutorials
Here is a link to the online EOC tutorials. Please have your students who will retest practice these tutorials. Choose the link titled, "Texas-specific Testing Tools (ePAT)".
STAAR Testing Starts Spring 2014.
The resources on this website provide information and sample test questions to familiarize Texas educators and parents with the design and format of the STAAR assessments. The information is intended to help educators and parents understand how the new STAAR program measures the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. These resources are intended to support, not narrow or replace, the teaching of the TEKS curriculum.