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  • Maroon Day (2)


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  • 50th

    BHSN 50th Anniversary Updates

    Foundation of Monroe County Schools - BHSN Endowment

    50th Anniversary Athletics Nights

    As we get ready to start a new school year, I want to remind you that we are celebrating all year long with 50 years of excellence at Bloomington High School North.

    Our school has a strong history of great students, great staff, and amazing supportive families.

    Here is a schedule for part of our celebration this year through athletics.  Please spread the word that former athletes are invited to attend and be honored at these events.

    ****Boys and Girls Swimming 50th Anniversary Alumni Night is Thursday January 5th at 6PM****


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  • The North Star Show

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  • Audition for The SpongeBob Musical 

    Bloomington High School North is performing The SpongeBob Musical April 14 - 16, and we want you to be a part of it! Auditions are Tuesday, Dec. 6, 3:30 - 7:00, and callbacks will be Wednesday, Dec. 7, 3:30 - 7:00. Please come prepared with a 1-2 minute monologue and 16 bars of music, as well as the sheet music for your 16 bars. Rehearsals start Feb. 6, and will generally run after school Mon. - Thur. Please contact Mr. Daily with any questions. 

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  • BHSN Dance Marathon

    North Dance Marathon is excited to partner with a local organization, Colton's Kindness, this holiday season. Colton's story is so touching, and you can find more information on Colton's story on social media! Colton's mom and dad, Katy and Jordan, along with his younger siblings, run a toy drive each year for kiddos who will be staying at Riley Children's Hospital over the holiday season. North Dance Marathon has been partnering with Colton's Kindness for the last three years, and we are excited to collect items to support this annual toy drive again this year. All items purchased from our wish list will be given to Colton's family, and they will deliver the toys to Riley Children's Hospital before the holiday season! The last day to order items is December 10th. Thank you so much for helping us make this annual toy drive a success! Your support and willingness to help is so appreciated!

    Please click HERE for Colton's Kindness Wishlist!

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  • BHSN Paying it Forward Challenge Gifts of Grace 2022


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  • Wooden Christmas Trees

    We are building and selling wooden chirstmas trees in the Intro to Construction class. As with last year, we have kept the costs down and we are selling these for $25 each. We have three built and are ready to build more! Need more information please email Mr. Mann

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  • Lilly Scholarship Finalists

    The Community Foundation of Monroe County hosted an event honoring the Lilly Scholarship Finalists at Ivy Tech. BHSN had three finalists.

    Connor, Jack, Advaith


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  • BHSN Thespian Troupe 414

    This past Saturday, Thespian Troupe 414 at North competed in Regionals. We won:

    Best Actor in a Lead Role (Eli FitzSimmons)
    Best Technical

    2nd Place Overall


    Credit for picture: Nora Collins

    Eli FitzSimmons as Roeder and Emerson Blankenship as Lehman



    Credit for picture: Nore Collins

    Sabrina Balle-Voyles as Kathryn and Grace Rich as Grace

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  • Nick Shirley

    Congratulations to Nick Shirley for his State Runner Up in Tennis.


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  • National Honor Choir 

    Congratulations to our BHSN students who have been accepted to the National Honor Choirs! They will perform with advanced high schoolers from around the country in February at the national American Choral Director's Association convention in Cincinnati. They are:

    Caroline Carney

    Mae Hayashi

    Emilio Zanovello


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  • Daily Schedule


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  • Project Middle Way 2nd Annual Thrift Shop

    The Project Middle Way 2nd Annual BHSN Thrift Shop is just around the corner. We are currently collecting clothing donations for the Thrift Shop. We will accept all clothing with the exception of undergarments and shoes, but we especially love receiving BHSN and college spirit wear. Bring donations to room 603 by November 18th. All clothes will be laundered before the sale.
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  • Cougar Hour 

    If you are needing to get some additional help go to Cougar Hour (our after-school tutoring program) Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3pm - 4pm in the library.

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  • Bus Information


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  • The Polar Plunge 

    Students, faculty, staff and families of Bloomington High School North help us support Special Olympics Indiana by Freezin' For A Reason. Members of the BHSN Unified Track Team and Student Athletic Board have taken the plunge year after year to support this wonderful cause. Will you? Sign up for Team North!!!! The Plunge will be at Switchyard Park February 12th. Registration from 4 - 5PM and Plunging begins at 5:30PM. You must raise a minimum of $85 to be considered a plunger.

    Please Click HERE for TEAM NORTH

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  • BHSN Bring Change To Mind


    A HUG thank you to everyone who showed up at the OUT of Darkness Walk!! It was truly inspiring watching everyone come together with such joy and respect, even when tackling such a heavy topic as suicide. Remember that we here at BC2M are always willing to talk if you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal ideation... as one of our speakers said tonight, "you are not alone."



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  • 2022 Boys Cross Country Regional Champions

    Congratulations to the 2022 IHSAA BHSN Boys Cross Country Regional Champions!


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  • 2022 Boys Cross Country Sectional Champions

    Congratulations to the 2022 IHSAA BHSN Boys Cross Country Sectional Champions!

    2022 BCCSC

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  • BHSN North Choir Students at All-State 

    Six BHSN students have been accepted into the Indiana All-State choir. The students who were selected auditioned with both a prepared piece and sight-reading, and will be joining singers from all over the state for a concert in Fort Wayne over the weekend of January 13-14.

    Charlotte Cashman

    Hannah Hansen

    Mae Hayashi

    Jack McDivitt

    Grace Rich

    Emilio Zanovello


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  • BHSN Club Information 

    Academic WorldQuest Team:

    Amigos Latinx Culture Club: Will meet  in Mrs. Sweeney's room 609. All are welcome.

    Anime & Manga:

    Art Club: People interested in art and art happenings at North are welcome to attend.  We will discuss the 'Varsity Art Letter' program, participate in fun 'Art' activities, and share different opportunities in our school/community. 


    September 15
    November 10
    January 12
    February 9
    March 9
    April 13
    May 11

    ASL Club:

    Girls in Engineering Math and Science Club GEMS Club: 

     BHSN Boys To Men:

    Rise Up: Girls Empowerment Group:

    First Generation Investors: Are you interested in learning how the stock market works? Would you like to earn $100 for your own investment portfolio? Apply to be part of First Generation Investors and learn from IU business student tutors during tutorial on Fridays in Mrs. Muehlhaus's room #309. Complete the interest form today! .  Interest form: 

    Cougar Care Meals:

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA): 

    You do not need to be an athlete to participate.  We will have a snack, a game and a devotional. If you are interested in leading the devotion, please come talk to Mrs. Provines ASAP.

    Will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month during Tutorials starting in September in Mrs. Provines's room, 212 

    German National Honor Society:

    The Movement Black Excellence Club: Will meet  during tutorial in Mrs. Sweeney's room 609. Join us for snacks, drinks and games. We hope to see you there. 

     Science Olympiad: 

    The Science Olympiad Team will be participating in the University of South Florida Invitational Competition on Saturday November 19th. The event will be held virtually with BHSN students participating at BHSN. Good luck to the teams!
    Science Olympiad Practices: Afterschool 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in Room 30

    Drone Club:   in Room 30 during tutorials

    The Bring Change to Mind (BC2M): Join us after school for the Bring Change to Mind Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct 27th in room 403. Before the festivities, we will have a discussion on what causes fear in our lives and then share ways to cope and deal. During the party, we will paint spooky rocks and watch "The Nightmare Before Christmas." As always, we will have food and raffle drawings. Coming in costume is optional. See you then! Want to participate in the Out of the Darkness walk? Go to and sign up under TEAM BHSN-BringChange2Mind.   

    Student Equity Team: Meets on Thursday November 10th during tutorial in room 408. All are welcome! 

    FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America): Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students in Family and Consumer Sciences.   The involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication—necessary in the home and workplace. 

    If this sounds interesting to you, join US.  BHSN FCCLA will have a call out meeting on Wednesday, November 16th during tutorial in room 54. 
    Hope to see you there!

    Habitat for Humanity: Habitat for Humanity full club meeting during tutorial on Thursday November 10th. Bring your laptop! 

    BuildOn: Is meeting during tutorial on  in Dr. Shelton's (Room 34).  Sign up under Science.  We have fun fall activities to plan! Everyone is welcome.

    Do you want to make a positive impact on the world and help people rise out of poverty?  buildOn raises money to help construct schools in developing countries.   We will share information about what the club is about, plan fundraising activities, and share some information about the two schools are club helped build in Nicaragua and Guatemala.  Sign up under Dr. Shelton in the Science Department.  If you are interested but cannot attend on Wednesday, contact Dr. Shelton ( 

    Environmental Club: Do you have environmental anxiety? Do you want to create local meaningful change? Do you want to potentially go to a climate conference in San Francisco? Environmental Club is hosting a call out meeting in Mr. Nolan’s room on  during tutorial. Students will learn about local and global environmental issues, conduct eco-activism, and take on climate issues first hand! Sign up for the tutorial today! 

    Math Club:

    Sistahs Who Care:  A social club for all BHSN women of color. We meet every other Friday in Mrs. Cannon's room 607. 

    Latin Club: Meets on Friday November 11th during tutorial in room 408. All are welcome! 

    Young Democrats and Young Republicans: The callout for the Young Democrats and Young Republicans is during tutorial on  in Mr. Sturgeon, Room 401.  Anyone looking to get more information about how politics work and the upcoming elections in November are welcome to attend.  Any questions please see Mr. Sturgeon. 

    Civil Rights History Club: Are you passionate about civil rights and social justice issues both past and present? Join the Civil Rights History Club for a call out meeting during Tutorial on  in Room 610. Sign up in the Tutorial Scheduler under “English.” Please see Mrs. DeWitt with any question.  

    I Can Persist:

    Debate Club: Call-out Meeting Are you interested in discussing complex ideas and considering issues from multiple perspectives? Are you interested in improving your public speaking and argument skills? Debate Club will be hosting two call-out meetings the first week of October.  We will meet for 15 minutes after school on . Students may attend one or both meetings.  Room 603 Mrs. Kioussis

    Project Middle Way: 

    The Project Middle Way call-out and first member meeting of the year will take place in Room 603 during tutorial on Tuesday, October 11th. We will give information about the club, Middle Way House, and important dates. All are welcome! Sign up with Mrs. Kioussis under English.

    Do you want to make a difference in your community? Project Middle Way is a club that supports Middle Way House, an organization in our community that supports victims of domestic violence and encourages young people to build healthy relationships. We are hosting a call-out meeting for Exec Board members in room 603 during tutorial on . If you are interested in leading this group, sign up for the tutorial under Mrs. Kioussis in English.  

    National Honor Society: The next NHS meeting is on 10/28 at 7:20 in the auditorium. Members need to bring their $10 dues to this meeting in a sealed envelope with their name written on it.

    Our day of service has been rescheduled to 11/12. More details to follow

    There will be an NHS meeting in the auditorium at 7:20 AM on October 21st. Members need to bring their $10 dues to the meeting! NHS will also have a day of service on October 29th 

    National Art Honor Society: Mrs. Selke and Mr. Allanson will be hosting an NAHS meeting in room 900, at 7:15 am, on. 

    The Movement: 

    Thespian Troupe: 

    German Club: 

    Latin Honor Society:

    Theatre Tech Club:  

    For those interested in the backstage and design elements of theatre, there will be a theatre tech club Mondays and Wednesdays every week from 2:45 - 5:00pm. The club meeting will be , in the Auditorium. The club will be led by Steve Krahnke, master carpenter for Constellation Stage and Screen. Contact Mr. Daily in the Blackbox Theatre for more information.  

    Music Honor Society: Tri-M, the music honor society, will have a call-out meeting on . We will discuss the current state of the chapter and membership for anyone interested in joining. 

    International Cougars: Please join International Cougars first meeting this  during tutorial in LGI.  Sign up through Tutorial Scheduler. We will be having fun, snacks, and working towards putting together a great international day! Everybody is welcome! 

    Cougars for Change: Will meet  in Mrs. Fletcher's room 208.

    Student Council: 


    Is your club looking for financial aid for overnight trips, field trips, supplies, hosting events, and more? If so, fill out the form linked below for a chance to win a financial aid package from Student Council. Applications are due Monday, October 3rd at 7:45 AM. More info can be found in the form description! If you have any questions, feel free to email

    Click HERE for the link

    Badminton Club: Will have a meeting in Mr. Blackburn's room 509.
    CougarCommunity Kitchen: Will meet in Mrs. McIntyre's room 56
    Prepare meals to share with local non-profit agencies.
    Spanish Honor Society: Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica students; applications are due by Monday September 26th.  The induction ceremony will take place on Friday September 29th during tutorials in Room 407.  ¡Todos a una!!! 
    INTERACT Club: Our next meeting is this Friday November 18th during tutorial in Mrs. Adams room 26.  Come help us organize our first service project.  
    Interact club brings together young people to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. The Interact Club organizes at least two projects every year, one that helps the school or community and one that promotes international understanding.  If you would like to be a part of BHSN Interact Club, please come to the  meeting this  during tutorial in Mrs. Adams room 26.  Interact has been on a break for a few years so we need to find all new student leadership to run the club!  
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  • Congratulations Mrs. Vencel

    Congratulations to Mrs. Vencel, on receiving the 2022 MAC Grant!!!


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  • Senior College App Prep Sheet


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  • The North Star is (re)born 

    After a few year absence, our journalism students are bringing back the student news website. Formerly known as Fused, we are rebranding to The North Star after BHSN's original school newspaper. The site can be found at:

    The Journalism class, as well as other interested students, will be providing student produced content for a student audience. Not only will there be articles and photos, the students are currently working on some video productions, a podcast, and other multimedia content. Junior Raegan Deckard is serving as the Editor-in-Chief of The North Star news site.

    Students interested in producing content that are not in any of the Student Media classes should talk with Mr. Cockrum in Room 709 to get involved.


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  • Yearbook 

    Are you a Bloomington North graduate who currently has a child attending North? We want to hear from you. Our Yearbook staff is working on a project to connect our present with our past and we want to talk to parents that graduated from BHSN who now have students at BHSN. Please fill out this form: to let us know more about you. We will be working on this project throughout the year so we may not get back with you right away. If you have any questions or problems with the form, please contact Yearbook Adviser Troy Cockrum at

    There are a small number of extra yearbooks remaining. They are being sold for $65 on a first come first served basis. If you would like to purchase one, please see Mr. Cockrum in room 709, or come in and ask at the front office. If you pre-ordered and did not receive your yearbook, also stop in to room 709 and see Mr. Cockrum or email


    Pre-orders for the 2022-23 yearbook is now open and can be completed online at: or go to and search for Bloomington North.
    Senior Parents: Honor your child with a recognition ad in the yearbook. You can design the ad or our yearbook staff can design it for you. Order and upload your photos online at: or go to and search for Bloomington North. If you have photos that need to be scanned or have other questions, email Order by Nov. 1 and enter the code "early" to receive 10% off your ad.
    Old Yearbooks For Sale
    Our storage shelves are buckling from the weight of old yearbooks from the last 50 years. We need to clear space to store yearbooks for the next 50 years. If you are looking for an old yearbook, we may just have it. We have a lot of extra copies of yearbooks from 2003-2021. We have smaller numbers of other years. If you are interested, send an email to Yearbook Adviser Troy Cockrum at with the year(s) you are looking for and he will let you know if we have it. The yearbooks can be had for:
    pre-2018 - donation of any amount to the yearbook program
    2019-2021 - $30
    2022 - $65
    Also, don't forget to pre-order your 2023 yearbook before the price goes up later in the year:
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