Just Juniors

Just Juniors

Welcome Class of 2024 to your junior year at NC. You’re officially upperclassmen and we’re counting on you to set a great example for all the freshmen and sophomores. Junior year comes along with exciting privileges like parking on campus (mind the construction), Junior Spec and Prom. All things 2024 can be found on this site, in D571 (your grade level support office), or with your class sponsor, Mr. Grays.

CLICK HERE: Preorder form for Junior Apparel

FBI Indianapolis Youth Leadership Academy

On June 6-7, 2022, the Indianapolis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association will host the FBI Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The YLA is designed to promote an educational experience that will provide students with valuable leadership training and a greater understanding of the FBI. Through interactive physical challenges and classroom discussions we seek to further explain to youth how the FBI addresses the concerns of the community. Utilizing FBI strategic planning techniques and exercises, participants will have the opportunity to hone their decision making and leadership skills.

This application and supporting essay must be received by email to IPOutreach@fbi.gov or by April 1, 2023 for panel review. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted because of security policies. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. The application and checklist can be found on https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/2023-fbi-indianapolis-youth-leadership-academy-application.pdf/view

Questions regarding the FBI Youth Leadership Academy or the application process can be directed to Skaur2@fbi.gov or 317-845-7035.

Pharmacy Camp

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will be hosting a Pharmacy Camp this summer from Tuesday, June 20 through Friday, June 23, 2023.

The camp is open to high schools students entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grades in the fall of 2023. Students will gain an understanding of medication therapy in today’s healthcare environment and explore the role of the pharmacist in contemporary healthcare. There will also be an introduction of the many career paths in pharmacy, including ambulatory and acute patient care, drug compounding, pharmaceutical research, a field trip, and more!

Camp activities include:

  • Preparing pharmaceutical products in a compounding lab and a clean room.
  • Attempting clinical assessment techniques such as taking a blood pressure.
  • Attending a field trip to a community outreach pharmacy.
  • Meeting and interacting with current pharmacists from a variety of different practice areas.

Where: Butler University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208

When: Tuesday, June 20–Friday, June 23, 2023

Who: High school students—10th, 11th, or 12th grades in the fall of 2023

Registration Fee: $150. Fee includes lunch and snacks for each day, a camp T-shirt, and camp project supplies and field trip transportation.


College Visit

Representatives from colleges and universities from across the U.S. will begin visiting North Central on September 7th.  These information sessions will be held periods 2, 3 and 9 during the school day.  If you are interested in attending a visit, you will need to reserve a space by accessing your Naviance account. Once you have signed in, you will find the list of colleges under What’s New.  Select a school that you are interested in and then “Register.”  You must register at least two school days prior to the college visit.  Teachers have the discretion to determine your ability to attend one of these sessions.  Students must check with their teachers 3 school days in advance of the college’s visit.  Passes will no longer be used.  Students attending an information session must sign- in to be counted as present and show their School ID.


It is recommended that Juniors take the ACT or SAT at least once their junior year. Testing dates and sign up information is available here ACT and here SAT.  You can set up a meeting with your counselor here if you have any questions.


Junior Spec

This amazing show created by and starring the NC junior class is back and ready to be better than ever. As a direct fundraiser for the Junior Prom that will be held in the spring it is important that the Class of 2024 shows up and shows off. More information and the sign-up page can be found on this flyer.



There is still a lot of construction in and around the building so please be mindful when driving and give yourself plenty of time to find a good parking spot. Parking Passes can be purchased online here (Parking Permits – North Central High School (nchs.cc)).

Park only in designated “Student Parking” areas.  Parking tags must be visible at all times to avoid being ticketed and/or towed.


    • Please see the most recent webinar presentation for more detailed information.
    • To graduate all students have to demonstrate meet the criteria in all three categories:
  1. Credits for a diploma – review your progress on page 4 of the handbook, found here
  2. Employability Skills (one of the following)
    • Project-Based Learning Experience (i.e. Panther Exploration Project)
    • Service-Based Learning Experience
    • Work-Based Learning Experience
  3. Postsecondary-Ready Competencies (one of the following)
    • Honors Diploma
    • Test Scores (ACT/SAT/ASVAB)
    • State Certification/Credentials
    • Apprenticeship
    • Career-Technical Education Concentrator
    • AP/IB/Dual Credit
    • Locally Created Pathway


This free tool is to help you start thinking about life after high school rather that’s college or career.

  • All 11th grade students must login to Naviance.
  • Please see the most recent webinar presentation and follow these steps:


Need help finding a job or internship? Mrs. Fowler and Mrs. Williams in D588 are here to help. You can schedule an appointment with them and check out job postings by scanning the QR codes outside their office.


  • Academics (Teacher support hours, Learning Center, tutoring/mentors, etc.)
  • Social (Self-awareness, social awareness, responsible decision-making, self-management, relationship skills)
  • Emotional (School Counselors, Social Work team, student voice panels, etc.)
  • Parent/Guardian Supports (Panther Pause, Panther Pause Padlet Resources, parent webinar series)


317-259-5301 ext. 45323


We ask that you continue to find out more about MAP, post the attached flyer in your area and refer potential interested students. You can learn more at https://indymodernapprenticeship.com/ or contact the NCHS Work-Based Learning Coordinators, Charlene Williams and/or Shannon Fowler.