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Kindness Day instills sense of community

Kindness Day instills sense of community

Jackie Gong April 13, 2016

A-block by Jackie Gong Nataly Kogan, creator of the social media website Happiness, spoke in the cafeteria during A-block today as a Kindness Day presenter. Kogan started her talk by introducing a “Seven-minute...

Aldermen approve Austin Street project, construction to begin summer 2016

Aldermen approve Austin Street project, construction to begin summer 2016

Jackie Gong January 12, 2016

by Jackie Gong The Board of Aldermen approved the Austin Street lot project, a proposed multi-use apartment building in Newtonville, in a 17-6 vote Tuesday, Dec. 8. After a 6-1 vote by the Land Use Committee...

Fleishman to select new principal by mid-February

Fleishman to select new principal by mid-February

Jackie Gong December 14, 2015

by Jackie Gong As interim principal Mark Aronson will retire at the end of this school year, superintendent David Fleishman will appoint the new principal by Feb. 12, according to a timeline released to...

Photo courtesy of Emma Nephtali.

Debate team's new members win Little Lex tournament

Jackie Gong December 4, 2015

by Jackie Gong New members of the debate team won the novice division of the Little Lexington Tournament Saturday, Nov. 21 at Lexington High School. Sophomores Cate Liu and Kate West won the tournament...

Science teacher Anndy Dannenberg talks about her travels to Australia

Huntington Lecture: Science teacher shares experiences in Australia

Jackie Gong November 17, 2015

by Jackie Gong Science teacher Anndy Dannenberg talked about her adventures with marsupials in Australia last Thursday after school in the Film Lecture Hall as a part of the Huntington Lecture Series....

Austin Street development incites controversy amid vote today

Austin Street development incites controversy amid vote today

Jackie Gong November 16, 2015

by Jackie Gong Since the city deemed the Austin Street parking lot surplus in 2012, opinions over the future development of the municipal lot have been split across the city. A project proposal for a mixed-use...

Courtesy of David Mapes-Frances

Feminism Club posters create social media discussion

Jackie Gong October 30, 2015

by Jackie Gong Feminism Club posted a series of questions around the men and women’s bathrooms Tuesday after school for students to anonymously express their thoughts and opinions on feminism and the...

Bernie Sanders speaks in Boston, draws crowds

Bernie Sanders speaks in Boston, draws crowds

Jackie Gong October 29, 2015

By Jackie Gong and Jake Sims Speyer Approximately 20 students from this school attended senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) rally in Boston’s Seaport District Saturday, Oct. 3. Major news sources estimate...

Interim principal Mark Aronson speaks to students in the SOA before the moment of silence. Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Moment of silence held for 9/11 in SOA

Jackie Gong September 14, 2015

by Jackie Gong Students and staff gathered in the SOA Friday morning at 8:35 a.m. for a moment of silence led by interim principal Mark Aronson to reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A moment of...

Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Envirothon.

Envirothon places first in state, advances to North American competition

Jackie Gong June 10, 2015

by Jackie Gong This school’s Envirothon team, a branch of science team, took first place out of 30 teams at the Massachusetts Envirothon competition for the fourth year in a row, allowing them to advance...

Photo courtesy of Kavish Gandhi.

Science team places second out of 46 teams at Science Olympiad

Jackie Gong April 5, 2015

by Jackie Gong North’s science team placed second out of 46 teams at the Science Olympiad competition at Framingham State University Friday, March 27 according to senior Izzy Brand, captain of the ‘Buildaheads’...

Courtesy of Diane Levy.

Ligerbots earn prestigious award, to advance to regional competition

Jackie Gong March 25, 2015

by Jackie Gong North and South’s combined Ligerbots team sent 30 members to participate in its first district qualifying competition of the year, won the Chairman’s Award and placed third out of...

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