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As a safety precaution Tiger Drive was the only entrance open to students amid shooting threats, December 17, 2021.

North Responds to School Shooting Threat

North implemented safety measures, including an increased police presence, amid school shooting threats circulating on social media Friday, December 17. A national Tik Tok trend surfaced earlier this...

Graphic by Jai Khurana

Gym requirement contributes to student stress, fails to encourage exercise

David Feng February 28, 2020

There are many steps students must take in order to graduate from North. Some of these requirements include taking English for all four years, earning 15 math credits, or taking four years of physical...

Byers prepares to dive.

Hard work pays off for boys' swim

David Feng February 14, 2020

Boys’ swim placed sixth in the two-part Bay State Conference Championship, at North Jan. 28, and at Brookline Jan. 29. “They put in a lot of hard work and effort in this season, and this is the...

Transitioning Together offers college support for lower-income students

Transitioning Together offers college support for lower-income students

David Feng February 4, 2020

Now in its seventh year, North’s Transitioning Together program is recruiting students for college program even as the school faces criticism for not supporting lower-income students.  In November,...

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

David Feng January 27, 2020

Counselors asked sophomores questions about substances in order to help collect data, Wednesday Jan. 15, and Thursday Jan. 16. According to counselor Jolleen Filio, the screenings were designed to...

(Photo courtesy of Jonathan Yue)

Ligerbots gives back to the community

David Feng December 14, 2019

Excited chatter filled up the auditorium and Main Street as students in Ligerbots competed in the First Lego League (FLL) after months of preparation, Saturday Dec. 14. Ligerbots hosted the robotics...

Students and parents shared traditional foods from their cultures. (Photo by Kai Kilburn)

North community celebrates cultural diversity at Multicultural Night

David Feng November 20, 2019

The sound of chatter filled the cafeteria as students streamed in with parents and faculty to celebrate the many cultures at North, Thursday night, Nov. 14. Each country set up a table with representative...

The overhead on Tiger Drive where metal NNHS letters were set to be placed. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Classroom windows remain crank-less with delay of class of 2019 senior gift

David Feng November 19, 2019

Students and faculty have yet to receive their gifts from the class of 2019 due to a series of administrative and class hiccups. Last year’s senior gift to hang metal ‘NNHS’ letters on the overhead...

Freshman Luke Walsh speaks to the class of 2023. (Photo by Jacques Abou-Rizk)

Freshmen elect new class representatives

David Feng October 11, 2019

The class of 2023 elected its student government Thursday, Oct. 3, during e-block in the auditorium.  The class elected freshman Aidan Kizito for president. Luke Andrews, Clara Lake, Maria Sofronova,...

History team qualifies for nationals

History team qualifies for nationals

David Feng April 19, 2019

History team’s A and B team both qualified for the National History Bowl in their first year as a club. North’s strong performances in competitions throughout the year allows them to compete against...

Tiger statues, trees to be built for Main Street

Tiger statues, trees to be built for Main Street

David Feng March 25, 2019

Encased in an 11 by 8-foot glass case, three 3D printed tigers in front of a 79-inch tree will be displayed on Main Street sometime in 2020. The middle tiger will stand 41inches tall, while the two...

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