North Elementary School provides a safe environment where all learners grow and succeed. We value and accommodate diversity. Our teaching practices are both reflective and responsive to the needs of our students. Families are recognized as partners in the learning process. We embrace communication between staff and the community as we work to create the best learning opportunities for all children.
At North, our staff believes in fostering caring, compassionate, and respectful relationships within our global learning community. We believe that our students can and will learn, and have high expectations for academic achievement and behavior. We believe that our differences are our strengths and we praise diversity for its potential to enrich teaching and learning experiences within our school family.
What makes North special?
Our Students, Our Families, Our Community Partners, Positive Behavior Intervention Support, MSU Partnerships, Project Unify/Special Olympics, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, After School Tutoring for All Students, Calbery Writing Contest, School Garden, Fruit & Veggie Snack Program, PEAK grant/SPARK program, Ebersole Center, Family Curriculum Nights, Parent Orientations for All Families, PEACE Grant, Reading is Fundamental (RIF), Specialized Assistants, Cultural Brokers and Bilingual Teachers are available to assist parents and students, the School Improvement Grant, two new computer labs, and much, much more!
The Lansing School District has been awarded nearly $63 million in several different federal grants to support Magnet Schools and a new Teacher and School Leader (TSL) Incentive Program.
Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment
What is Title IX?
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)
Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of nonconsensual sexual activity)
Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)
Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
Reporting Prohibited Behavior
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator.
Dr. Mark Coscarella
You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:
Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety