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Improv Jam brings night of fun, games

Improv Jam brings night of fun, games

Sophia Zhou June 18, 2018

Audience members participated in a night of improv games and fun during Improv Jam II May 18 in the Little Theater. Directed by seniors Clare Donohoe and Andrew Hastings, Improv Jam II was Improv Club’s...

Body Confidence Club encourages freshman health classes to embrace swim unit

Body Confidence Club encourages freshman health classes to embrace swim unit

Sophia Zhou December 15, 2017

In an effort to promote body confidence and address any concerns students had about wearing a bathing suit around peers, members from Body Confidence club met with every freshman physical education class...

PTSO parents accidentally light fire in International Cafe

PTSO parents accidentally light fire in International Cafe

Sophia Zhou December 15, 2017

Parents from the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) accidentally started a fire in the International Cafe during A-block Friday morning while cleaning up after a breakfast event for teachers. According...

Photo courtesy of NSHS Administration.

Administration responds to increased e-cigarette 'juul' use

Sophia Zhou December 1, 2017

A recent uptick in students found using e-cigarettes on campus prompted administration at both North and South to send out letters informing families about the increased usage of e-cigarettes as well as...

NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

NNHS Working Group adds anti-bias lessons in anti-bullying curriculum revision

Sophia Zhou November 3, 2017

Based on feedback from students and staff, the March and September homeroom anti-bullying curriculum is being revised by the NNHS Working Group to incorporate anti-bias lessons. According to senior Maya...

School comes together to fundraise for hurricane victims

School comes together to fundraise for hurricane victims

Sophia Zhou October 13, 2017

Yesterday, a school-wide fundraising campaign for Puerto Rico kicked off during A block of Hispanic Heritage Day and will continue throughout all lunch blocks until Thursday, Oct. 26. The campaign is a...

Photo by Samantha Fredberg.

Moment of silence remembering 9/11 prompts reflection across North community

Sophia Zhou September 12, 2017

In honor of September 11, history teacher Jonathan Bassett briefly explained the events of 9/11 and their significance before leading a school wide moment of silence at the start of C-block yesterday....

Update: Revised 'W-Rule' will mark changed courses regardless of class drop date

Update: Revised 'W-Rule' will mark changed courses regardless of class drop date

Sophia Zhou March 28, 2017

Beginning next school year, students will receive a withdrawal, or ‘W’ on their transcript no matter when they drop a course. Currently, a 'W' would only appear if a course was dropped after two weeks...

Students rally in art courtyard for International Women's Day

Students rally in art courtyard for International Women's Day

Sophia Zhou March 21, 2017

As the sound of nearly fifty voices shouting “My body, my choice” rang through the arts courtyard, students rallied in support of the International Women’s Strike US last Wednesday. According to...

Photo courtesy of Dreamfar High School Marathon

Dreamfar organizes puzzle contest fundraiser

Sophia Zhou March 7, 2017

The first annual Newton North Puzzle Contest began on Monday, Feb. 13th to fundraise money for Dreamfar High School Marathon, a non-profit Massachusetts organization that trains high school students to...

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