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Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Savannah Bond November 28, 2022

Gospell flung Jesus and his parables into the 21st century. Directed by seniors Jack Kalish-Demaris and Ava Lyons, the musical ran Nov. 9-12 in the Little Theatre. Theatre Ink’s small musical featured...

Chinese language teacher Star Lew translates for former principal Jim Marini and former Jingshan School principal Lu Yan Fan, calling in from Beijing, China. (Photo courtesy of Ming Lu).

Jim Marini receives Friend of the Exchange Award

Emma Brignall November 15, 2022

Former North principal James Marini received the annual Friend of the Exchange Award Tuesday, Oct. 18, to honor his significant contributions to the Newton North-Beijing Jingshan School Exchange Program. The...

The cast of Nitrous Oxide poses before rehearsal.

Nitrous Oxide strives to improve gender representation in comedy

Savannah Bond November 8, 2022

Students in Theatre Ink’s sketch comedy show Nitrous Oxide have been focusing on increasing gender equality in comedy performances. Over the last several years, directors of Nitrous Oxide, a sketch...

People gather for Newtonville Village Day Sunday, Sept. 18.

Newtonville Village Day celebrated community with vendors, music

Anishka Srikanth October 12, 2022

Newtonville Village Day brought excitement to Newtonville with local artists, vendors, and live music on Sunday, Sept. 18. The event was organized by Newtonville Area Council as an annual community event. “Newtonville...

Marinucci works at her desk in her office.

Marrinucci addresses hiring substitutes in exclusive Q&A

Zach Kwon June 10, 2022

Towards the end of this school year, The Newtonite plans to publish a story focusing on the intricacies of being a substitute teacher at North. As a prelude to this bigger story, we are publishing a short...

(photo courtesy of TheatreInk)

Much Ado About Nothing livens theater with roller derby

Emma Brignall April 28, 2022

North and South's recent play opened not with typical Shakespearean dialogue, nor with the actors walking onstage, but with a roller derby bout. Every year North and South put on a joint Shakespeare show...

(photo courtesy of Theatre Ink)

Spontaneous Generation humors audience with four nights of improvisation

Savannah Bond April 14, 2022

Spontaneous Generation brought tears of laughter to the audience’s eyes with improvised skits and clever comebacks. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, Spon Gen ran  March 30 to April...

K-Pop Club members Helen Gu, Mikayle Huntington, Chris Schmidt-Hong, Meg Taylor, and Kai Wollaber perform at Asian American Culture Night (Photo courtesy of Natalie Taw).

Asian American Culture Night celebrates students’ culture

Emma Brignall April 11, 2022

Asian American Culture Night showcased the talents of many students by celebrating Asian culture. The show, set up by Asian American Culture Club, took place Mar. 26 in the auditorium.   The...

(photo courtesy of Theatre Ink)

Spontaneous Generation will provide unscripted fun

Leah Ziskin March 31, 2022

Spontaneous Generation looks to humor audiences through various improvisational comedy games. Directed by seniors Ella Reid and Sam Melville, the show will run Mar. 30-Apr. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little...

(photo courtesy of TheatreInk)

Much Ado About Nothing combines theater with roller derby

March 19, 2022

Much Ado About Nothing promises to deliver an exciting new spin on a Shakespeare classic. The show, directed by Newton South English teacher Jasmine Lellock, will run March 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lab...

Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Antonio Batista-Ciani March 7, 2022

The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band, directed by Richard Labedz, the Combined Choruses, directed by Sheldon Reid, and the Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra, directed by Adam Grossman, assembled in the Lasker...

(photo from Theatre Ink)

Improv Jam Humors Audience with Mortician, Frogs

Emma Brignall March 3, 2022

From the improvised skits to the actual jars of jam they handed out, Improv Jam brought joy and laughter to its audience. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, the show ran Feb. 17 at 7:00...

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