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Girls ultimate flies past Andover in highly offensive, commanding win

Girls’ ultimate flies past Andover in highly offensive, commanding win

Julia Dun Rappaport May 18, 2022

North’s wildly successful first half motivated the team to become a blur of moving shapes and cheers of “I’m fired up! You fired up?” that were audible from across the entire field.  Girls’...

Sophie Mathewson

North’s costume department enriches theater production through detailed character designs

Sophie Mathewson May 15, 2022

Tucked away next to the Little Theatre on the first floor, the costumes shop and makeup rooms are bustling with students, busily working. Racks line the walls, with pieces ranging from light satin dresses,...

North releases equity survey to improve LGBTQ+ athletic inclusivity

North releases equity survey to improve LGBTQ+ athletic inclusivity

Mark Hemment May 7, 2022

North's athletic department recently distributed an equity survey to gather more information about LGBTQ+ students' sporting experiences and treatment.  The survey came in response to an equity audit...

Girls shot put embraces positive support system to achieve success

Girls’ shot put embraces positive support system to achieve success

Mark Hemment May 4, 2022

One after the other, iron orbs are hurled through the air, creating an arc before landing with a shallow thud on the ground below. The athletes knew from the second the iron ball left her hand that their...

North plans to install permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium

North plans to install permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium

Kathryn Fine April 19, 2022

Newton North Athletic Boosters, a group of parents who work to improve the athletic program, announced a partnership with the City of Newton to fund permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium.  If enough...

Klein discusses recent success, takes it one step at a time

Klein discusses recent success, takes it one step at a time

Jacob Wu April 4, 2022

When senior Maxwell Klein broke his own previously held record with a shot of 65 feet and three and one-fourth inches earlier this month, it almost felt normal. After all, Klein has broken this record...

Boys loses in championship game, looks towards promising future

Boys’ loses in championship game, looks towards promising future

Jacob Wu March 25, 2022

Boys’ basketball fell 71-59 to Boston College (BC) High in the MIAA state championship game Sunday, March 20 away. Despite the loss, special education teacher Paul Connolly, the head coach, said he...

Boys basketball takes over second half to advance to championship game

Boys’ basketball takes over second half to advance to championship game

Anderson Free March 20, 2022

Boys’ basketball defeated Needham 65-55 Saturday, March 12, at home in the MIAA Basketball Tournament, with a masterclass performance on both sides of the ball in the second half.  Junior Jose Padilla,...

Graphic by Jai Khurana

Denial of voting rights to Puerto Ricans must end

Zach Kwon March 6, 2022

Keeping in line with the ideals of our democracy, it is often assumed that the United States’ Electoral College system gives each and every American the right to vote. We expect that despite location,...

South Asian Student Alliance poses for group photo Tuesday, March 1, 2022. (Photo by Emma Brignall)

North clubs reflect on achievements, look to reach future goals

The Newtonite March 1, 2022

At North, there are an abundance of clubs that students can choose from. See below for a list of the clubs this year and their individual accomplishments, highlights, and schedules. Anime and Manga...

Boys basketball drains threes, cruises past Weymouth in statement victory

Boys’ basketball drains threes, cruises past Weymouth in statement victory

Mark Hemment January 26, 2022

Boys’ basketball defeated Weymouth 74-48 Friday, Jan. 21, at home, with an impressive three-point shooting performance. “This game was the best we've shot as a team,” said special education teacher...

Boys Soccer Falls Short of State Title Despite Impressive Performance

Boys’ Soccer Falls Short of State Title Despite Impressive Performance

Maxwell Lu December 1, 2021

Boys’ soccer fell to Brookline, 2-1, in an overtime thriller during the MIAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 2 in Lynn. “It hurts and we wish it ended differently, but we know that the results...

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