• Speech and Debate Tournament

    Speech and Debate Tournament

    North Schuylkill held their 3rd annual Speech and Debate tournament on February 10, 2018. Winners from North Schuylkill are pictured. Congratulations to all who competed in the tournament!

  • 100th Day of School

    100th Day of School

    Kindergarten students at North Schuylkill Elementary are celebrating the 100th day of school!

  • Lady Spartans Basketball

    Lady Spartans Basketball

    The Lady Spartan Basketball team celebrate winning the championship at this year’s State College Kiwanis Holiday Basketball Tournament

  • Susan Komen

    Susan Komen

    The North Schuylkill School District recently presented a check to the Susan G. Komen Foundation NEPA. The check was in the amount of $3,500, and was raised during a “Pink Out” t-shirt sale for the North Schuylkill/Tamaqua Area football game on October 20th. Both schools collaborated on the t-shirt sale and worked hard to raise the money, which will help in the fight against breast cancer. Pictured during the check presentation (l to r): Averi Jordan, NS Student Council President; Dolly Woody, Executive Director- Susan G. Komen Foundation NEPA; Sydney Stokes, originated the fundraiser idea and created the t-shirt; and Mr. Ken Roseberry, NSHS Principal

  • Greater Pottsville Winter Carnival

    Greater Pottsville Winter Carnival

    North Schuylkill representatives at the Greater Pottsville Winter Carnival. (L-R: Taylor Kufro; Abby Smith; and Emily Hepler)

  • North Schuylkill Elementary students participated in the Mobile Agricultural Education Science Lab this year.

    Mobile AG Lab

    North Schuylkill Elementary students were excited to participated in the Mobile Agricultural Education Science Lab this year.

  • A couple of North Schuylkill students are enjoying their reward day where they are able to have some free time with their devices!

    Students and Technology

    A couple of North Schuylkill students are enjoying their reward day where they are able to have some free time with their devices!

Welcome to the North Schuylkill School District

The North Schuylkill School District will graduate students who have a passion for learning and are empowered to be self-sufficient and successful.    

Important District News

Spring Sports physicals

February 12, 2018

North Schuylkill Spring Sports physicals will take place on Thursday, February 22nd, at 9 a.m. Any student interested in trying out for Baseball, Softball, or Track and Field, and has not had a physical for a Fall or Winter sport, must get their physical at this time. Anyone getting a physical that day must have the forms signed by a parent/guardian before being seen by the doctor. Physical packets may be picked up in the High School’s main office. There is a $10 fee for the physical. Students who have already had a physical for a previous sport must still sign up that day for the sport of their choice. The Spring Sport season officially begins on Monday, March 5th.

District Newsletter - January 2018

January 19, 2018

Click here to view the North Schuylkill District Newsletter.  

IU29 What's Next Conference

December 21, 2017

IU 29 will be presenting the What's Next Conference on Saturday, March, 10, 2018

A one-day free conference for parents and students in grades 8 through 12 who want to explore options for the future. Keynote speaker, Lynn Anderson from Southern Regional Education Board, will speak on the benefits of preparing for what's next. Exhibitors from area businesses, organizations, and institutes of post-secondary education will showcase the variety of options for Schuylkill County students. Also, breakout sessions will expand on specific career and college topics for both students and parents.

What's Next Flyer

Registration Link

Meet the Spartans Night

December 7, 2017

North Schuylkill will be holding their “Meet the Spartans” night for all Winter Sports teams on Thursday, December 7th, at 7 p.m. in Cesari-Hope Gymnasium. All Winter sports participants, cheerleaders, and coaches will be recognized.

The event is free of charge, and the public is encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

Thank you,
Jim Gross
Athletic Director
North Schuylkill

2017-2018 NSE PBIS (Postive Behavior Intervention and Support) Plan

July 13, 2017

The North Schuylkill Elementary will be implementing a new Postive Behavior Intervention and Support Plan for the 2017-2018 school year. The welcome letter and matrix can be found be clicking the links below.

PBIS-Parent Letter
Positive Behavior Support Plan Expectations Matrix

Wall of Fame Application

August 10, 2017

The North Schuylkill School District Wall of Fame Committee will be accepting applications to formally recognize and honor NSSD graduates for outstanding academic and professional achievements.


1. At least ten (10) classes must have graduated from the time of the nominee’s graduation before he/she becomes eligible for election to the Wall of Fame.
2. Any alumni meeting the ten (10) year rule are eligible to be nominated and selected.
3. Nominating forms are available on the district website or in the high school principal’s office and must be completed and submitted no later than March 15 of each year.
4. Induction ceremonies for newly inducted members of the NSSD Wall of Fame will be held in conjunction with the annual NSSD Commencement Exercises.
5. Names of inductees will be showcased on an electronic display in the main lobby of the NSSD Junior/Senior High School. 6. Each inductee will receive a plaque on the night they are inducted into the Wall of Fame.

Click Here for the Wall of Fame Application (PDF)

School Vaccination Requirements

August 8, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is changing the vaccination requirements for your child, beginning in August 2017.

Your child must be vaccinated, or have a written plan to vaccinate, within one week of the first day of school, or they may not be allowed to attend school. Our first day of school at North Schuylkill is Monday, August 28, 2017. If your child is not vaccinated or does not have a written plan by your doctor for vaccination by Friday, September 1, 2017, your child will not be allowed to attend school starting Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

If your child has already received these vaccinations, please send in a written copy of the vaccines to your child’s school for review.

If your child has NOT received these vaccines, please contact your doctor immediately about scheduling an appointment in order for your child to receive the recommended vaccines for school attendance.

If you do not have a doctor, please call the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 877-724-3258. You can also visit the website dontwaitvaccinate.pa.gov for information about these new regulations.

These regulations are meant to ensure that children attending school are adequately protected against outbreaks of vaccine preventable illnesses.

School Vaccination Requirements Flyer (PDF) 

Comprehensive Plan

April 12, 2017

The North Schuylkill School District has updated its Comprehensive Plan for 2018 - 20121 in order to meet the Pennsylvania’s Department of Education requirements.

Comprehensive Plan PDF

Pool Party Request Information

January 24, 2017

From HS Activity Director - Jennifer Cory:

One of the very first things that must be done when you contact me requesting to rent out the Natatorium is to fill out the building usage request form. This building request form should be completed about a month and a half/two months before the party because it would need to get approved by the school board at their monthly school board meeting. This completed form, along with my signature, will ensure that there are no other events going on that day which would conflict with their request. Along with this form, a certificate of the party’s homeowner’s insurance must be handed in as well.

Within about two weeks of handing in the building usage request form, another form must be handed in as well as a deposit to rent the pool. This form is called the Swimming Pool Contract form and this form illustrates the required documents that must be turned in before the pool party.

Then, in regards to the specific details, I have a rules and rate schedule form that must be looked over in advance because this represents what is allowed and what is NOT allowed at NS pool parties while explaining the rate schedule. Normally pool parties are scheduled to last for two hours. And, we have a rate schedule where they pay per hour. We have rates for families that are in the district and we also have rates for out of district families. These rates also increase as the amount of swimmers go up.

If anyone would like to contact me in regards to having a pool party, my email is jcory@northschuylkill.net (my contact info is also on the forms as well). You can do so that way - and then I will provide all the information they would need to know in order to have a pool party at NS.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

November 16, 2016

Dear Parent or Guardian:

Doctors and pediatricians in our area are seeing cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is caused by a virus and is usually seen in children under age 5 and infants. It can be seen in older children and adults. Pregnant women should consult with their doctor or obstetrician if they have been exposed or think they have been exposed to an infected individual.

The symptoms include: fever, decreased appetite, ulcers in mouth, rash primarily on the hands and soles of the feet, and in some cases blisters.

It is not usually serious and individuals with Hand, Foot, and mouth recover in 7-10 days without treatment.

It is spread by close contact such as coughing, sneezing, kissing, hugging, and sharing cups and utensils with infected individuals. Individuals infected with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease are contagious before symptoms appear.

The best way to prevent it from spreading is practicing good hygiene: washing hands; sneezing and coughing into tissues and disposing of them immediately; and cleaning surfaces that could be touched by unwashed hands.

Good hygiene at all times is the most effective method of preventing the spread of the disease.

North Schuylkill to Start Sending Email Grading Alerts

November 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we have turned on email grading notifications. The default is setup to send parents an email whenever a student scores below a 70% on an assignment. This email will be sent to the email address that is registered to the parent. If you would like to change your default settings, please click here for further explanations.

Opioid Letter to Parents

September, 28 2016

Dear Parents,

Any information contained in this letter is not intended as medical advice, but simply to alert families to the existence of alternatives to opioids and that any such choices should be discussed with their physicians.

In 2014 nearly 2500 Pennsylvanians died from drug overdoses, many from opiate-based drugs. I am sure many of you know of people that have died in your area due to an overdose. Unfortunately, many have kept silent due to the social stigma, but that has only fueled an increase in deaths. Heroin does not discriminate among race, ethnicity, gender, nor socio-economic status. If you have chance, please watch this episode from CBS’s 60 Minutes, which originally aired in October, 2015. http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/heroin-in-the-heartland-2/

An increasing number of heroin overdoses are being experienced by young adults that have become addicted to opiate-based pharmaceuticals prescribed to them due to school sports injuries or common accidents. Oxycotin, Demerol, and Percoset, and many other opiate-based pain killers, can become highly addictive after an extended period of use. A person that is addicted could purchase Oxycotin on the black market for $80 a pill. Due to that expense, many switch to heroin, which is now only $5 per small bag. However, heroin transforms the brain to want this stimulus in ever increasing quantities. No one can just experiment with heroin, once you use it you are hooked, and in most cases, heroin will lead to death from overdose. 

While we can not totally eradicate the drug problem, we can diminish its effects on society through education. That is the point of this letter. When your child is injured, you do not have to simply accept what the doctor is prescribing for pain. Below is a list of opiate-based drugs, and alternative non-addictive pain killers that can be prescribed instead. Please be aware of your options and ask your doctor or pharmacist these critical questions to save your child from the potential for addiction. Heroin overdoses have increased by over 400% in the last few years. By following this advice, we may finally start witnessing a decrease in opiate addiction, along with overdoses caused by addicts switching to the cheaper fix of heroin. Thank you for your consideration.

Dear Parents - Opiate Letter with Medication Lists (PDF)

Schuylkill County Drug and Alcohol Hotline Poster (PDF)

Safeguard Medicine in Your Home (PDF)

Spartan Stadium Closed

June 13, 2016

Due to construction on the lights for Ghosh Orthodontic Field, Spartan Stadium will be closed until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding while we undergo these upgrades.

Public Use of NSSD Track

April 26, 2016

The track is open to walkers and runners from 5PM until dusk when school is in session. It will be open from dawn until dusk during weekends and summers.

Former Cardinal Brennan Campus Grounds

February 11, 2016

All Buildings and Fields are property of North Schuylkill School District.

Written permission is required before using any facility.

NSSD Board of Education

Schuylkill Achieve - After School Program

After School

Senate Bill 76 - Tax Calculator

SB 76 Logo

New Student Registration

North Schuylkill Jr/Sr High School
Students Grades: 7-12
Registration Form: NSHS Registration Form

North Schuylkill Elementary
Students Grades: K-6
Registration Form: NSE Registration Form 

Registration Information
Enrollment forms are available in the links above. For your convenience, the PDF forms are designed with the ability to electronically enter most information.

In addition to the enrollment forms, proof of birth, proof of residency and an immunization record must be provided for each student. Missing items will delay the enrollment of your student.

Please contact the Business Office for an appointment or for any questions regarding registration.

Phone: 570-874-0466 ext 3605
Email: jcogan@northschuylkill.net