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Girls Volleyball Advances to State Finals with Sweep of Haverhill

Girls’ Volleyball Advances to State Finals with Sweep of Haverhill

Griffin Bond November 19, 2021

Girls’ volleyball defeated Haverhill, 3-0, Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Billerica to advance to the MIAA state finals. “Coming into this season none of us really expected to get this far,” said junior...

Ethan Ou 21 receives the 52nd annual Hamill Award outside Newton City Hall Thursday, July 8. Left to right Hamill Award Committee Chair Elliott Loew, Newton North pitcher Ethan Ou, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Nicole Banks. (Photo Courtesy of Ethan Ou)

Ethan Ou '21 wins 52nd Annual Hamill Award

The Newtonite July 24, 2021

By Griffin Bond Ethan Ou ‘21 received the 52nd Annual Hamill Award, given to the best high school baseball player in the city of Newton, Thursday, July 8 in front of city hall. The Hamill Award...

North launches Tiger Fitness program

North launches Tiger Fitness program

Griffin Bond October 8, 2020

North launched a new fitness program this week called “Tiger Fitness,” aimed at helping students to stay active and interact with their peers despite remote learning.  According to health and...

Junior Andrew Nielsen steps up to steal the ball during a game last year against Brookline September 12, 2019. Boys soccer will begin training for the new season in the coming week. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fall sports given new guidelines in makeshift season

Griffin Bond September 16, 2020

The School Committee voted Monday, Sept. 14 to approve the fall athletic plan proposed by the athletic department in accordance with MIAA rules for some high school athletics to go forward with the fall...

Plans for spring season push through despite delay due to COVID-19

Plans for spring season push through despite delay due to COVID-19

Griffin Bond April 9, 2020

North, as of right now, will have a spring sports season, despite delay due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but how the season will look for many different sports remains uncertain. The Massachusetts Interscholastic...

MIAA delays spring sports season due to coronavirus concerns

MIAA delays spring sports season due to coronavirus concerns

Griffin Bond March 12, 2020

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) board of directors voted this afternoon to delay the start of the spring sports season until at least March 30 due to concerns over the...

English teacher Alicia Carrillo to step down as girls' soccer coach

English teacher Alicia Carrillo to step down as girls' soccer coach

Griffin Bond February 14, 2020

English teacher Alicia Carrillo stepped down as North’s girls’ soccer head coach after five years of leading the program “to pursue other professional and personal interests,” she wrote in her...

Girls' gymnastics edges past Natick in close win

Girls' gymnastics edges past Natick in close win

Griffin Bond January 26, 2020

Girls’ gymnastics defeated Natick 133.5-133.35 in a close meet in the SOA last Tuesday, Jan. 14. “This was truly a team effort today.” said head coach Jessica Morrison, “We knew that the Natick...

Boys' gymnastics defeats Lowell with help from new members

Boys' gymnastics defeats Lowell with help from new members

Griffin Bond January 26, 2020

Boys’ gymnastics defeated Lowell 143.8-118.8 in the SOA Tuesday, Jan. 14. The team won the meet with help from new members. The new additions allowed Newton to fill gaps in their roster.  “They...

Unified basketball continues to grow in second season

Unified basketball continues to grow in second season

Griffin Bond December 16, 2019

Unified basketball added more team members this year and worked to foster new relationships between students at North. The co-ed varsity basketball team is a unique program that allows students with...

Football faces off against Natick in the annual Friday Night Lights game, Friday, Oct. 18. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Football makes playoffs, lose to Brockton in first round

Griffin Bond November 20, 2019

Football, 3-4, advanced to the playoffs this season as the sixth seed before falling to Brockton 48-14 in the first round of the South division. “There was a lot of hype going into the season,”...

Girls' soccer fails to make playoffs, but improves on team culture

Girls' soccer fails to make playoffs, but improves on team culture

Griffin Bond November 19, 2019

Girls’ soccer, 4-11-2, failed to make the playoffs this year but improved their team culture.  North struggled on the road throughout the season, finishing with a 1-8 on opposing turf. They...

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