Preparing For Back To School

Important Dates

These calendar dates are in keeping with the Kent ISD adopted common calendar.

First Day of School

August 26th, 2019

Labor Day Holiday

August 30th – September 2, 2019

Thanksgiving Break

November 27-29, 2019

Winter Break

December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020

Spring Break

April 3 – April 10, 2020

Memorial Day Holiday

May 25, 2020

Food Service

You will find information about Northview’s Food Service programs here.

Don’t Miss The Bus!

All students who require transportation for the 2019−20 school year must be registered.

Please visit the Transportation Department webpage to sign your child up.

Before/After School Childcare

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and NVPS partner to provide before and after school childcare in our buildings.

Click this link for registration information.

Medical & Other Forms

Don’t forget to download and complete all of the required forms, medical and otherwise, for your child.

Click this link to find forms that must be completed annually.

Follow Us On Social Media

Follow us on Facebook where we post official, up-to-date news from around the district.

@NVPSWildcats

We also share good news on Twitter!

@NV_Wildcats

Open Houses & Orientations

Open House

August 21

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Open House

August 21

Last Names A-K

5:00 – 5:40 PM

Last Names L-Z

5:50 – 6:30 PM

Open House

ECSE/Home Community

August 20

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Grades DK|K|1st

August 21

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Grades 2nd|3rd|4th

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Open House

August 21

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Open House

August 21

Grades K|1st

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Grades 2nd|3rd|4th

6:00 – 7:00 PM

6th Grade

Open House

August 20

6A – Bouwens/Winchester

6:30−7:30 PM in the Media Center

6B – Hopkins/Lewis/Visser

5:00–6:00 PM in the Cafeteria

6C – Cassiday/Kolehouse

6:30−7:30 PM in Cafeteria

6D – Marchesotti/Sugiyama

5:00–6:00 PM in the Media Center

5th Grade

Open House

August 21

5:00 – 7:00 PM

5A – Damuth/Dean/Martin
5B – Bissett/Toang/Veenman
5C – Hillary/William
5D – Oliver/Prince

If you have a student in 7th & 8th, you may attend either session. It’s very important that students and a parent attend orientation!

7th Grade

Open House

August 19

8:00 – 10:00 AM

8th Grade

Open House

August 19

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

What happens at orientation?

Parent updates about important registration information.

Receive class schedule and locker assignment.

School picture/ID taken.

Find your locker and classrooms.

Deposit funds into lunch account.

Parent Open House

August 28

6:30 – 7:50 PM

Open House

August 19

Seniors 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Juniors 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Sophomores 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Freshman 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Parent Open House

September 4th

7:00 PM

Senior Parent/Student Meeting

September 4th

6:00 PM

For seniors interested in attending college after graduation, this 45-minute meeting is in the NHS Performing Arts Center prior to the Open House at 7:00 pm.

Learning Center

Open House

August 19

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Ross Medical Center

1624 Woodworth St Ne

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Start & Dismissal Times

BuildingStart/End Times
All Elementaries8:14 AM - 3:16 PM
Highlands8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Crossroads7:40 AM – 2:30 PM
High School7:45 AM - 2:35 PM
Northview Next Career Center7:50 AM - 2:40 PM
Northview Next Learning Center8:00 AM - 8:00 PM