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.
Spring Break Holiday March 10-14
3/7--Friday, NSSH campus only will have an Early Release day. School will be dismissed at 11:15am.
1st Period-7:15 a.m.-8:10 a.m.
2nd Period-8:16 a.m.-9:11 a.m.
3rd Period-9:17 a.m.-10:12 a.m.
4th Period-10:18 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
The North Shore Mustangs, District Champions, advance to the 5A Boys Basketball Semi-Final Playoff against DeSoto on Friday, March 7, 2014. The playoff game will tip-off at 3:00pm in Austin, Texas at the Frank Erwin Center. Be sure to come support the Mustangs as they start the state finals in Austin!
Tickets On Sale Now!
Tickets to Friday night's state semi-final game between North Shore and DeSoto are on sale now at the District Athletic Office located at 15025 Wallisville Rd., Houston, TX 77049.
Tickets will be sold during the following times:
Tuesday, March 4, till 5 PM
Wednesday, March 5, 8am - 6pm
$10 in advance
$12 at the gate
Bad Weather Make-up Days
• The Friday, January 24th bad weather day will be made up on Monday, February 17, 2014.
• The Tuesday, January 28th bad weather day will be made up on Friday, June 6, 2014.
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.
50th Anniversary Yearbook
Calling all alumni! Want to be honored in the 2014 “50th Anniversary” Yearbook? Please contact
T. Marshall-Wesley by email at
Taco Bell Graduate for Mas Program
North Shore has been entered in the Taco Bell Graduate for Mas program which kicks off October 23rd. This programs big push is to have 100% of our students commit to graduating. All students with email addresses should sign up online at graduateformas.com. All others can complete pledge cards during counselors corner beginning October 29th. If we win, our school will receive a 5,000 cash prize, taco bell truck full of free tacos, but above all bragging rights.
NORTH SHORE BASEBALL
Senior Ricky Salinas was selected as a member of this year's 2014 Top 16 All Greater Houston Area Team. This year was the second year that members were honored at the Hot Stove Banquet held at the Sugarland Skeeters home of Contellation Field.
UpComing NSSH Events
Multi-Cultural Week in the auditorium all from 7:00am-3:00pm
Thursday, March 6th Campus Wide Send Off Celebration for NSSH Mustangs @9:15am near bus patio area.
Friday, March 7th-- NS B-Soccer vs. Port Arthur Memorial @ GPISD Stadium (JV)5:00 (V)7:00
Galena Park ISD Foundations department is conducting surveys to determine student and staff perceptions of safety on campus and to assess the effectiveness of the Foundations programs throughout the district.
Congratulations to Teacher of the Year (selected by staff at NSSH) and Rookie of the Year (selected by NSSH administrators).
From the English Department, Congratulations to
Mr. Bartholomew Graves, 2013-14 NSSH-Teacher of the Year
From the Math Department, Congratulations to
Ms. Rachel Simon, 2013-14 NSSH-Rookie of the Year
March 26th (8am -9am) NSSH Library
Topics of Discussion:
Bullying (Prevention/Intervention and Consequences)
2013 – 2014 Scholarship Information
For information about current scholarship information please check here and please pay attention to the dates.
Saturday Tutorials start Feb. 22nd
February 22nd – 10th and 11th Reading
March 1st – TAKS Math (retesters)
March 22nd – ELA (10th/11th) Writing
May 3rd – U.S. History and Math/Science (10th)
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.
The next late arrival day is Wednesday, March 19, 2013. School will start at 9:05am. The following day will be a block schedule of the classes not attended on the late arrival day.
GPISD High School
Spring Semester Exam Exemption Policy 2014
High School Seniors may exempt their final exams if:
- On track to graduate with TAKS and credits
- 75 or higher in the course for second semester
- 4 or less absences in a regular class or 2 or less absences in a block class 2nd semester in both exempted class and 3rd period
Every time a student is not in class is considered an absence unless that absence is school business.