NMHS History

Timeline

Facts of the past!

  1. North Mesquite opened up in 1969.
  2. From the window you would see a farm not a mall.
  3. There wasn't a field house.
  4. Cowboy students could join the Rodeo Club.
  5. There were no phones in the classrooms.
  6. During North's first year, there were only 9th, 10th, and 11th graders.
  7. As discipline, you would be paddled.
  8. Instead of ISS you would go to detention hall.
  9. There were foreign language labs instead of computer labs.
  10. 10 years ago F-Wing had just opened.
  11. At the time North opened, Mesquite High School was the only other school.
  12. Study hall was a class during the day.
  13. Students only had 4 classes instead of 8.
  14. During Mesquite Week the band played in the halls.
  15. The new S-Wing was opened in 2009.
Past Principals

Former Principals of North Mesquite

Past Principals

  1. Bud Campbell: 1969 - 1988
  2. Ronnie Pardon: 1988 - 1997
  3. John Thompson: 1997 - 2000
  4. Susie Court: 2000 - 2008
  5. Doug Barber: 2008 - Present
Yearbooks