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Seniors Achille Ricca and Amar Ahmad, playing father and son, have a light-hearted talk. (Photo courtesy of Neil J Halin)

Big Fish captivates audience with meaningful songs

Carolyn McDonald January 23, 2019

The audience settled into their seats as the lights in the Little Theater dimmed. The room was tightly packed, and some audience members sat on the stairs. In a sea of black, the audience's eyes were...

Profile: Rose Mooney utilizes North music education

Profile: Rose Mooney utilizes North music education

Carolyn McDonald December 14, 2018

Rose Mooney ’18 remembers walking over to the piano in the chorus room. Mooney was a senior, and she was about to lead a Concert Choir class, taught by music teacher Adam Grossman. She looked nervous...

Carpentry teacher Garrett Tingle works with students to install the prototype benches. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Carpentry students install senior gift benches on Main Street

Carolyn McDonald October 24, 2018

Two wooden benches made by carpentry students were installed on Main Street, Wednesday, Oct. 10. The benches are serving as prototypes for the Class of 2018 gift. “I pointed out the benches to my friend...

Intelligent Lives screening inspires conversation about disabilities

Intelligent Lives screening inspires conversation about disabilities

Carolyn McDonald October 9, 2018

Members of the Newton community watched the documentary “Intelligent Lives” at Eliot church this Tuesday. After the showing, there was an engaging discussion about the challenges disabled children...

Students admire senior self portraits during Art Morning. (Photo by Lilah Gentry)

Art Morning exhibits creative student artwork

Carolyn McDonald June 18, 2018

North artists displayed their artwork to the North community and inspired students to create their own art during Art Morning starting at 7 a.m. and running throughout the school day on May 11. Every...

North, South theater programs collaborate to present 'Julius Caesar'

North, South theater programs collaborate to present 'Julius Caesar'

Carolyn McDonald June 18, 2018

The clanking of Lelya Davis’ five inch stilettos echoed throughout the Little Theatre. The citizens of Rome were circled around her, anxiously awaiting her powerful words. The audience could feel the...

Ian Reid performs at Sustainability Festival. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Student musicians self-produce albums

Carolyn McDonald May 31, 2018

Developing song ideas, scribbling lyrics on paper, crossing out phrases, and experiencing moments of frustration: this was the process endured by senior Ian Reid and junior Kaylee Federman in making their...

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

Carolyn McDonald April 26, 2018

From theatrical games, to dance transitions, to comical music numbers, North’s improvisational troupe Spontaneous Generation pleased crowds during its 20th anniversary performances. The show, directed...

Profile: Dustin Ledgard creates impact in arts programs

Profile: Dustin Ledgard creates impact in arts programs

Carolyn McDonald February 14, 2018

Senior Dustin Ledgard sits in front of a polished black piano in the music room at North, a group of Theatre Ink members circled around him as they rehearse for an upcoming show. Ledgard is not only accompanying...

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