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Teachers and faculty stand at the entrance of Tiger Drive, welcoming freshmen in groups to take a first walk through the building as students Tuesday, Sept. 15. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Virtual Club Day to still provide students with connection opportunities

Jacques Abou-Rizk September 16, 2020

Amid much uncertainty, North is pushing forward with Club Day this year, hoping to provide opportunities for the incoming freshmen and anyone hoping to connect to North and the community.  Although...

Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Jacques Abou-Rizk February 12, 2020

In response to recent incidents in which white students used the n-word, Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) organized a rally a-block Friday, Feb. 14, in the cafeteria and plan to protest all day...

North and South students participate in a climate march organized by Norths Next Generation Voices club after school Friday, March 15. (Photo by Joel Schurgin)

School Year in Review

Jacques Abou-Rizk May 24, 2019

So much happens in a school year that it can be hard to remember it all. Read below for a timeline of notable events throughout the school year. Check out our upcoming Graduation Print Special for the...

Administration locks Theatre Entrance

Administration locks Theatre Entrance

Jacques Abou-Rizk May 9, 2019

Due to Understanding and Appreciating the Middle East Day in the auditorium, the Theatre Entrance doors were locked after a-block, Thursday, May 9. Principal Henry Turner said the administration made...

The Newton School Committee listens to an audience question during a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (Photo by Rose Skylstad)

School officials respond to lawsuit against history curriculum

Jacques Abou-Rizk April 22, 2019

Newton Public School (NPS) officials stand by their teachers and curriculum in response to a lawsuit filed March 12 by Newton taxpayers for failing to remove bias, anti-Israel, and anti-Semitic material...

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis speaks to students and faculty about public service Tuesday in the auditorium. (Photo by Ella Bailey)

Dukakis encourages students to help their community, participate in civic engagement

Jacques Abou-Rizk December 21, 2018

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis encouraged students to participate in civic engagement while discussing his experiences in public service Tuesday f-block in the auditorium. The Center...

Jenna Stein, co-founder of Lab Shares, a biochemistry lab in Newton, speaks during c-block of Entrepreneurship Day. (Photo by Jake Forbes)

Entrepreneurs discuss personal experience, give career advice

Jacques Abou-Rizk December 11, 2018

Students and teachers gathered in the auditorium to learn about important steps in making a business during Entrepreneurship Day, where speakers discussed topics such as personal experiences and entrepreneurship...

Leadership class students lead discussion reflecting on shootings, pipe bomb mailings

Leadership class students lead discussion reflecting on shootings, pipe bomb mailings

Jacques Abou-Rizk November 19, 2018

Recent shootings and pipe bomb mailings prompted students in the Leadership in a Diverse Society class to organize and moderate a meeting Thursday X-block.   The event allowed students and teachers to...

Seniors Toby Kreiman and Henry Macht place flyers on cars parked on Hull Street for their app, North Parking,  Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Seniors create parking app to help students find spots

Jacques Abou-Rizk November 7, 2018

Many upperclassmen share the struggle of arriving early in hopes of finding a parking spot on Hull Street or Lowell Avenue every morning. Two seniors created an app that they think will allow their classmates...

Mayor Fuller visits North to promote voter registration

Mayor Fuller visits North to promote voter registration

Jacques Abou-Rizk October 12, 2018

With state and city elections less than a month away, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller came to Main Street to encourage students to register to vote Tuesday, Sept. 25.   Fuller, with help from the Center for Civic...

Annual talent show raises money for academic support program

Annual talent show raises money for academic support program

Jacques Abou-Rizk June 5, 2018

Students showed off their talents while raising money for the North’s academic support program at the annual student talent show in the Little Theatre, Thursday, May 17.  The talent show featured a...

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Asian Culture Night celebrates Asian culture within the North community

Jacques Abou-Rizk May 11, 2018

North community members learned about Asian cultures through singing, dancing, and other performances by students during Asian Culture Night, Saturday, April 28, in the auditorium. The annual event was...

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