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Appointment Expectations

Want to know what to expect during your first appointment?  Click HERE.

Assignment Sheet

Anatomy of an Assignment Sheet

Learn everything you need to know about the NPA assignment sheet by watching this 3 minute tutorial.  Click HERE.

Bus Information

Chromebooks

CHROMEBOOKS:  CHROMEBOOK

All Chromebooks will be collected in the fall of 2021 and NEW chromebooks will be issued. 
 

CHROMEBOOK TROUBLE?  TRY THIS:

 
Clear History
  • Login to your Chromebook
  • Open Chrome window
  • Click on 3 dots in the upper right corner of the window
  • Click on “More Tools”
  • Click on “Clear browsing data” on the left-hand side of that box
  • Make sure the Time Range is “All time”
  • Click the items you wish to clear, usually “Cookies and other site data” & “Cached images and files”
  • Click “Clear data” button
Reset Wifi
  • Login to your Chromebook
  • Click on the wifi icon in the menu on the bottom right of your screen
  • Close all open windows
  • Log off
  • Turn off
  • Let sit for 10-20 seconds
  • Turn on
  • Click on the wifi icon to turn wifi back on
  • Log in
  • Try to open windows that were previously blocked

If you are still having trouble, please contact the Help Desk at

530-272-9998. 

Computer Lab

COMPUTER LAB

Students are welcome to work in our computer lab for school work any day of the week. The Computer Lab is open Monday-Friday, 7:15am-3:45pm, closed for lunch from 12-12:30. 

 

Course Catalog

Click below for our course catalog.
 

NPA COURSE CATALOG

Course Resources

Course Resources:

 

English:

 

Math:

 

North Point 101-104:

Online Speeches:

 

Physical Education:

 

Psychology:

 

Science:

 

Social Studies:

 
 
 
 
 
 

District Issued Student Email Account

District Issued Student Email Accounts

 

HOW TO LOG IN

Every student is automatically issued a student ID and a Google account. 

Email formatted as follows:

* Last two digits of your graduation year
* First six characters of your last name
* First initial of your first name
* First initial of your middle name
* @student.njuhsd.com
 

Chromebook/Lab Login formatted as follows:

* Last two digits of your graduation year
* First six characters of your last name
* First initial of your first name
* First initial of your middle name
 
 Password for both email and chromebook/lab login formatted as follows:
 
* School issued student ID number
* Two digit birth month
* Two digit birth date
 

For example:  Jackie Jane Blackwell, born 03/05/96, ID#65432, graduating in 2020 

                                             Email:  20blackwjj@student.njuhsd.com

                                             Computer login:  20blackwjj

                                             Password:  654320305

 
If you don't know your student ID number, please contact the office at 530-477-1225, ext. 2301
 
If you need help logging in, please contact the Help Desk at 530-272-9998.
 
 

District Schools Links

Enrollment Survey

ENROLLMENT SURVEY

Essay Contests

Exit Survey

EXIT SURVEY

Google Docs & Drive

**GRADUATES**

Blue mortar board graduation cap and tassel
If you are finishing up your high school career with NPA, there are a few things to do before we can officially consider you a graduate:
1. Did you check out with your teacher (return all books & work & submit the Sr. Questionnaire)?
2. Did you complete the Exit Survey?
3. Did you complete the Senior Survey?
4. Did you return your chromebook? Contact Rene' at 530-477-1225 x 2308
5. Did you check out through the office? Contact Jamie at 530-477-1225 x 2301 - She will need your phone number, non-school email address, and your height (to reserve a graduation gown).
 
Congratulations on graduating from high school.
We wish you all the success in your future adventures!
   
 

Graduation Information

North Point Academy offers a beautiful graduation ceremony for all students who have completed the graduation requirements.  The program is personal and celebrates each student's accomplishments. Caps and gowns are provided for students to borrow at no expense. Details and information will be shared with our graduates and their families as the school year progresses.  Class of 2021, please see our home page for details. 

Hoopla/Ebooks

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
Hoopla Ebook resource:  https://www.hoopladigital.com/
 

How do I...?

Library Resources

How to check out an EBOOK from Nevada County Library:
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. Google the phrase "Nevada County Library Online Resources"
2. Click on 1st link
3. Scroll down and click on "All Resources"
4. Scroll down and click on "Library to Go" 
5. Browse books and enter your Student Success Card to check out or put a hold on a book (username = npa+studentID)
6. Check out directly to your chromebook OR download Libby App for your phone or tablet
 
 
How to check out a PHYSICAL library book from the Nevada County Library:
 
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS:
Curbside & Front Door Pick-up
  • Curbside is available at Madelyn Helling Library Monday-Friday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 
  • Front door pick-up is available at Grass Valley Library Monday-Friday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  •  Front door pick-up is available at Penn Valley Library Monday-Friday Noon to 3:00 PM.
  •  Pick-ups should be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  •  Call your branch location to schedule pickup and handle inquiries.
 
How to access over 60,00 of free, legal books from Project Gutenberg:
 
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Google "Project Gutenberg" or click on this direct link: http:www.projectgutenberg.org
2. Click on "search/browse"
3. Click on "Popular"
4. Click on the book you want and download in whichever way is best for you
 
 
 

Mental Health & Wellness

 
Green ribbon with the words Mental Health Awareness on it. Your mental health and wellness are important to us. We offer many ways to support you.
 
IMPORTANT NUMBERS:
24-hour Crisis Line for Nevada County: 530-265-5811
Nevada County Children's Behavioral Health: 530-470-2736
Sierra Family Medical Clinic (North San Juan): 530-292-3478
Chapa De Indian Health Clinic (Grass Valley): 530-477-8545
Western Sierra Medical Clinic (Grass Valley): 530-274-9762

More hotlines and mental health apps can be found within the NJUHSD Wellness Guide. Click below.

APPS & HOTLINES
wellness guide button
In support of students' emotional health as well as academic success, North Point Academy offers parents the opportunity to have their teens participate in a free emotional health checkup by What's Up Wellness Checkups.  The checkups are offered district-wide by the NJUHSD STARS program.  More detailed information about the program can be found at www.whatsupwellness.com
 
The screening process helps students identify coping skills, support systems, and both in-school and community resources.  The screenings also identify risk factors associated with depression, anxiety, and alcohol/substance abuse.  The program is FREE, completely voluntary, and confidential. 
 
Parent consent is required and can be found HERE.  It is a one-time screening.  Parents are only notified if further support is recommended or requested by their students. 
 
Drop in Clinic
 
 
 

Nettiquette

NPA104

 
NPA Seniors, Class of 2022, congratulations on completing your post-secondary unit. You likely have more refining to do on your scholarship application. We have help and support available to you. 
 
Before you take your unit post-test please see the below reminders:
 
  • NJUHSD Scholarship Due - Going Merry - December 19, 2021
  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened on October 1, 2021. You must complete it no later than March 2, 2022. The goal is completion by January as some funding is already awarded before March. 
  • Your Cal Grant (GPA grades 10-11) may be used for CA universities, community colleges, and career technical programs (3 months or longer). The Cal Grant has already been submitted. You will hear radio ads in February and March warning of the deadline -- you are all good. 
  • NPA is a Sierra Promise School. Remember to be awarded the first 2 years free, you must complete the FAFSA. 
 
We are excited to help you get ready for the next chapter in your life!
 
With all the support and encouragement needed,
Karla Aaron (NPA School Counselor) 
Linda Melugin (NJUHSD Scholarship Coordinator)
And All the NPA Staff!
 
To complete your NPA post-secondary unit please click here for the Post Quiz (Checking for understanding). 

NU Bell Schedule

Nevada Union's bell schedule can affect the bus schedule and lunch times for North Point Academy students. You can see the Nevada Union Bell Schedule HERE.

PE Log

Schoology

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SCHOOLOGY FAMILY ACCESS ACCOUNT, PLEASE CONTACT THE NJUHSD TECHNOLOGY HELPDESK AT 530-272-9998 OR EMAIL AT HELPDESK.NJUHSD.COM
 
 
 
 
schoology logo

Selective Service Registration

Selective Service registration is required by law as the first part of a fair and equitable system that, if authorized by the President and Congress, would rapidly provide personnel to the Department of Defense while at the same time providing for an Alternative Service Program for conscientious objectors. By registering, a young man remains eligible for jobs, Federal student aid, State-based student aid in 31 states, Federally-funded job training, and U.S. citizenship for immigrant men.
 
Selective Service Registration >18:  sss.gov

Sierra College

For information for the Class of 2022 regarding Sierra College, please click on this LINK. 
 
Click HERE for a timeline for Promise Seniors - Class of 2022 
 
If you are interested in taking classes through Sierra College for Academic Enrichment, please click HERE for more information. 

Student Center

STUDENT CENTERSTUDENT CENTER: Meet with a teacher to get help with your homework!

Our Student Center is open 5 days a week for additional academic support. Students may "Google In" through our Virtual Student Center.  

VIRTUAL STUDENT CENTER:  Click the link above to join the Google Meet in session.

 
 
 

Student Handbook

North Point Academy Student Handbook

 
It is our hope that the student handbook information will enable students to better understand what is expected of them, and at the same time, enable  students and parents to monitor academic and extra-curricular involvement at North Point Academy. Please find an on-line copy of the handbook below.
 

StudentVue

Transcript Requests

Transcript Requests
 
The Nevada Joint Union High School District uses Parchment for all transcript requests.  Please follow the directions in the below link "How to order a transcript" to create a request.  Your request will be received and processed by the North Point Academy office.  
 

Transportation

Did you know that North Point Academy students can ride the district school busses?  You can find the most up to date bus schedule HERE.  
 
The Gold Country Stage also has stops near our BR and NU sites.  You can find information about their routes and schedule HERE.  

WiFi Locations

WiFi locations

Work Permits

Minor students employed in the state of California must have a Permit to Employ and Work (commonly known as a "work permit"). Work permits are typically issued by the school where the student is enrolled. To obtain a work permit, THIS FORMsigned by the employer, student, and student's guardian must be completed and returned to the school.  After review, the school issues the work permit.