North Star Public School

"Home of the Bearcats"

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Weekly Calendar of Events


Week 1: September 1st - 4th

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Volleyball at Rugby High School - 5:00pm Start

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

High School + Elementary School Staff Meetings from 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

No Events

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Football at Walhalla High School - 7:00pm Start


Week 2: September 7th - 11th

Monday, September 7th, 2020

No School - Labor Day


Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Volleyball vs Carrington (A/B) - Starting at 5:30pm


Wednesday, September 9th 2020

Student Council Meeting at 8:10am in the gym


Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Volleyball vs Hatton-Northwood (C,B,A) - Starting at 5:00pm

Pee Wee Girls Basketball Practice at Armory


Friday, September 11th, 2020

Football at McVille High School - Starting at 7:00pm

Bus will leave at 4:15pm

(You must have a ticket to get into the football game. We were given 2 tickets for each player and 1 ticket for each coach for a total of 46 tickets.)



Week 3: September 14th - 18th

Homecoming Week

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Dress Up Day: 'Merica Day

Junior High Football game vs St John was cancelled

Kickball Tournament (Homecoming Event)


Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Dress Up Day: Hawaiian Day

Volleyball vs Our Redeemers (Minot) (C,B,A) - Starting at 5:00pm


Wednesday, September 16th 2020

Dress Up Day: Jersey Day

Decorate Homeroom Windows/Hallways at 2:00pm

Late School Start - 10:00am

The doors will open at 9:45am. There is no breakfast.

There will be morning daycare for those that have signed up for morning daycare.


Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Dress Up Day: Cowboy Day

Volleyball at Four Winds-Minnewaukan in Minnewaukan (B,A) - Starting at 5:00pm

Bus will be leaving at 3:45pm. Varsity bus will be leaving at 4:15pm. 

NO FANS are allowed at the matches in Minneawaukan.

Varsity game will either be on the NFHS website or

JH and C Squad Volleyball will scrimmage in the gym at 4:00pm

Midterm of the 1st Quarter

National Honor Society Meeting at 8:00am in the gym


Friday, September 11th, 2020

Dress Up Day: Spirit Day

Pep Rally on Football Field at 1:45pm (Weather Permitting)

Coronation of Homecoming King and Queen at 2:30pm

Walking Parade at 2:45pm (Directions to follow)

Dance on the Football Field following FB game ends at 11:30pm (Weather Permitting)

For North Star and Starkweather students only grades 7-12.

(No Out Of Town Guests)

Dance guidelines.  NS and Starkweather students grades 7-12 only.  No parking at the FB Field (park at the school).  There will be an area near the concession stand for students to pay.  There will be a marked area on the FB Field that students must always stay within or they will be sent home.  If students leave early or are sent home, their parent(s) will be called.  The dance ends at 11:30 PM, make sure if a ride is needed the driver is here by 11:30 PM.  If inclement weather the dance will be cancelled.

Football vs North Prairie High School - Starting at 7:00pm



Week 4: September 21st - 25th

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Junior High Football vs New Rockford - Starting at 4:30pm


Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Volleyball at Park River High School (C,B,A) - Starting at 5:00pm

Bus will leave at 3:00pm. Park River has no fan limitation.

PeeWee Girls Basketball at Rolette at 4:30pm

Bus will leave at 3:25pm. No fans are allowed at the game in Rolette.

Pre-School Starts


Wednesday, September 23rd 2020

Defensive Drivers Workshop at 6:00pm in the gym


Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Volleyball at Rolla High School - (B,A) Starting at 4:00pm

Bus will leave at 4:35pm. You MUST have a ticket in advance to attend the VB matches in Rolla.

Pee Wee Girls Basketball vs Rugby at 4:30pm in the gym

FCCLA Meeting at 8:15am in the gym


Friday, September 25th, 2020

Football vs Cavalier High School - Starting at 7:00pm

The ropes that are set up for safety and liability reasons. Only coaches, player, officials and stats are allowed inside the ropes. If you are unable to abide by this rule you will be asked to leave the field. You must have a ticket to attend Friday night's game. Season passes will not get you in unless you have a ticket. Those with a season pass and a ticket will not have to pay. Those with just a ticket will have to pay $5.00.

First Grade Check will take place.



Week 5: September 28th - 30th

Monday, September 28th, 2020

No Events


Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Volleyball at Dakota Prairie High School - Starting at 4:00pm

Junior High Football vs North Prairie - Starting at 4:30pm


Wednesday, September 30th 2020

K-12 Para Meeting at 3:30pm



North Star School Home Volleyball Guidelines

-Face Coverings are recommended when entering the building, in the hallways, or at the concession stand.

-Visiting team will unload their team(s) at door #11 (west side of the school).

-One locker room available for visiting team(s).

-All fans will enter through door #1 (east side of the school).

-Admission prices are $6 and $4.  Exact change is recommended.

-Current fan limitation is 275.  If you leave the matches you may not get back in.

-Visiting fans will sit on the southeast side.  Home fans on the north side.

-All HS and Elementary Hallways, except hallway to concession stand, will be closed at 3:45 PM.

-Limited concessions will be available in the lunchroom.

-Students grades 7-12 may attend the VB Matches.

-Students in grades K-6 may only attend if accompanied by THEIR parent and the must sit with THEIR parent.

-Bleachers will be marked for limited seating.

-Face Coverings recommended in the gym if unable to social distance.

-Everyone is encouraged to leave the gym immediately after the conclusion of the last match.


The North Star Public School is located at:

418 2nd Avenue

PO Box 489

Cando, ND 58324

Phone: (701) 968-4416

Fax: (701) 968-4418

Contact: Bella Bjornstad


City of Cando

PO Box 396

502 Main Street

Cando, ND 58324

Phone: (701) 968-3632


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