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Teachers work towards equitable grading

Teachers work towards equitable grading

Grace Beecher November 8, 2021

Newton North’s Grading Committee, founded last spring, aims to make grading more equitable at North, by reflecting on grading practices in order to reflect what students’ are learning.  Many...

Medical day informs students during pandemic

Medical day informs students during pandemic

Grace Beecher April 30, 2021

Students learned about the COVID-19 vaccine and how the pandemic affected the healthcare system during a virtual Medical Day Wednesday, April 7.  Doctors came to talk throughout the day about how...

Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Grace Beecher February 26, 2021

Students had the opportunity to attend panels, hear poetry, and listen to alumni during a virtual Asian-American Culture Day Wednesday, Feb. 10.  Each block had different speakers who offered personal...

Senior Edie Pike speaks at an event to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her passing. (photo courtesy of Edie Pike)

Edie Pike ramps up for new advocacy project

Grace Beecher November 22, 2020

Senior Edie Pike has always been interested in hearing other people’s stories. From chatting with friends and teachers to listening to people on her podcast, Voices, Pike has found numerous ways to...

A guide to staying active during quarantine

A guide to staying active during quarantine

Grace Beecher May 5, 2020

Although we are all stuck in quarantine, it is important to find ways to release stress and stay physically and mentally healthy. While it may seem like a daunting task, here are a few ways to stay healthy: Get...

Gotz stresses importance of Holocaust remembrance through personal stories

Gotz stresses importance of Holocaust remembrance through personal stories

Grace Beecher March 3, 2020

Holocaust survivor Elly Gotz spoke to students e-block Monday, Feb. 24, about his childhood in Nazi concentration camps and his later life as an engineer, author, and businessman. Gotz’s presentation,...

The Family Singers, conducted by Adam Grossman, perform during Winterfest II in the auditorium. (Photo by Ian DIckerman)

Winterfest II showcases talented musicians through powerful song choices

Grace Beecher February 16, 2020

The crowd fell silent as the first few notes of the String Ensemble rang throughout the theatre. Members from Newton North’s Orchestra, Concert Choir, String Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble, and Family Singers...

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