Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at
Forest Hills Northern High School
For over thirty years, students at Northern High have worked hard to achieve and explore their unique potential. In partnership with a supportive community, under the guidance of dedicated educators and staff, our students continue to carry on Forest Hills’ tradition of academic excellence. At Northern, we take pride in our diverse student population, and provide opportunities for all students to succeed in a comprehensive academic program, as well as a wide variety of sports and co-curricular activities.
We value the communication we have within our school, with our families and community and hope you find this website useful. The content covers a broad range of school related topics. For further questions, please feel free to contact us at 493-8600.
Latest Northern High News
April 13, 2015
Dear Forest Hills Families,
This letter is the second of three letters to Forest Hills families regarding the important issue of funding for Michigan’s schools. Thank you for your response to my first letter regarding School Aid Fund dollars being used to cover items that previously were supported by the state’s general purpose fund known as the General Fund. Unfortunately, state leaders did indeed enact a mid-year budgetary change that will result in the School Aid Fund having $250 million less in it at the end of the fiscal year than if they had left the money alone. Many people expressed the common concern that this money was being used for things other than support of Michigan’s public schools. The purpose of this letter is to explain how the upcoming May 5, 2015, ballot proposal known as “Proposal 1” would address the issue of allowable uses of School Aid Fund dollars.
Middle and high school students can now register for Summer Academy classes. There are several options for face-to-face, traditional classroom learning environments, and online classes for credit advancement and credit recovery. Click here for additional information.
FHPS is privileged to have a partnership with Language Testing International (LTI), the organization certified to administer language assessments from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
Spanish Immersion students who are current Juniors (11th graders) have the option to take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (ACTFL-OPI) for a certified ACTFL proficiency rating to be placed on the high school transcript.
Please click here for a slide presentation of information regarding the ACTFL-OPI option in FHPS. These slides contain pertinent information related to purpose, intention, and scheduling surrounding the Oral Proficiency Interview.
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