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A family poses behind the Vietnam booth at Multicultural Night Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Multicultural night showcases rich cultural diversity at North

Kerri Huang December 2, 2022

Multicultural Night filled North’s cafeteria with a sea of voices, tables of traditional foods, and displays of clothing and photographs Tuesday, November 15. From an origami display and Lebanese...

Senior Zoe Kritzer and sophomore Vivian Kritzer organized a hand turkey display leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday break.

Kindness club creates display promoting gratitude, thankfulness

Jacob Zalis November 28, 2022

North’s community shared what they were grateful for leading up to Thanksgiving break in a  display of hand turkeys on Main Street created by the Kindness Club Wednesday, Nov. 16. “Something that...

Senior Jenna Vincenzino (photo courtesy of Vincenzino)

Vincenzino awarded Italian studies scholarship

Esha Bhawalkar, News editor November 4, 2022

During Italian Heritage Night Tuesday, Oct. 3, senior Jenna Vincenzino was awarded the Joseph J. Albanese scholarship by the Italian Consulate of Boston for her Italian studies.  “This is a really...

Mini-golf fundraiser to raise money for pediatric cancer patients

Mini-golf fundraiser to raise money for pediatric cancer patients

Esha Bhawalkar, News editor October 7, 2022

The Class of 2023’s mini-golf fundraiser with the Putting 4 Patients organization will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The fundraiser will be taking...

Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Lily Souza July 10, 2022

Middle Eastern panelists shared stories about their culture in an effort to dispel stereotypes and misconceptions during Middle East Day Friday, April 29.  “Having people that are willing to come...

Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Esha Bhawalkar June 23, 2022

North’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) organized a walkout during f-block Friday, March 19, to protest the rise in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the United States.  “We just wanted to show our support...

Design and Visual Communication students work hard on project, look forward to completed effort

Design and Visual Communication students work hard on project, look forward to completed effort

Kerri Huang June 16, 2022

Students at North may find this familiar: Three tigers standing in front of a sprawling tree holding photos against the backdrop of a meadow. Not only does this appear in the main hallway at North, it...

FORJ panel addresses banned books, points towards awareness

FORJ panel addresses banned books, points towards awareness

Dea Pance May 6, 2022

Amid controversy and legislative attempts to ban certain literature in schools across the country, Newton Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) analyzed the impact that these decisions have on...

Sanders addresses fighting at North in exclusive Q&A

Sanders addresses fighting at North in exclusive Q&A

Jacob Zalis April 11, 2022

Incidences of fighting among students rocked the school Thursday, March 31 as videos of two students clashing in Newtonville began to emerge. At least one other fight occurred within the building. Most...

Crackdown on illegal parking to become standard, Winston confirms

Crackdown on illegal parking to become standard, Winston confirms

March 7, 2022

Threatening to tow students’ illegally parked cars will become the new normal for parking violations on into the spring, according to vice principal Amy Winston. Winston said that the school hasn’t...

Students prepare for Asian culture night celebrations. (photo courtesy of senior Rose Giroux)

Asian culture night celebrates performances in return to pre-pandemic form

March 3, 2022

Asian American cultures, in all their diversity, will be highlighted through performances by Newton North Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students during Asian American Culture Night on Saturday,...

Fisher promotes unity, activism in Holocaust Remembrance Day webinar

Fisher promotes unity, activism in Holocaust Remembrance Day webinar

Sophia Heyer March 3, 2022

Despite feeling overwhelmed or insignificant, students have the ability to make a difference in the world to promote kindness, according to Holocaust survivor and Newton resident, Dr. Hans Fisher, who...

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