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Opinion: Ryan Shazier is a casualty, not a hero

Tali Falk-Judson May 31, 2018

I was watching the game where Ryan Shazier was injured. It was Monday Night Football, Bengals versus Steelers, and I was ready for the first good non-Sunday football game in weeks. Then, less than four...

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Opinion: March Madness ruins NBA scouting

Tali Falk-Judson April 11, 2018

Most sports fans can agree, March Madness is awesome. Upsets! Buzzer beaters! The entire tournament is a whirlwind of sports excitement. The first two days of the tournament are the best. From noon until...

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Opinion: NFL kneeling movement promotes American ideals

Tali Falk-Judson February 12, 2018

On January 23, the NFL rejected an ad from American Veterans, a charity that cares for the well being of former soldiers. The ad, which would have been placed in the pamphlet given to Super Bowl attendees,...

Freshmen Jolie Liu and Nicole Ou sign-in to the library during a lunch block free.

Library pilots new program to track library usage among students

Tali Falk-Judson January 22, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) The library has instituted a new LibraryTrac program, a system that requires students to scan into the library using their student IDs or lasid, as of Jan. 2, 2018. The system...

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Mural rededication ceremony to take place in auditorium

Tali Falk-Judson November 8, 2017

Students and teachers will rededicate a mural honoring soldiers who died in World War I during E-block Thursday, Nov. 9, in the auditorium. The mural originally hung in North’s old building as a memorial...

Mock Trial takes second at preseason competition

Mock Trial takes second at preseason competition

Tali Falk-Judson October 27, 2017

Mock Trial finished second place in the fifth annual Garden City competition held Oct.14 and 15 at South. The team competed against representatives from seven other schools, finishing only behind Holy...

Bridge club wins online tournament

Bridge club wins online tournament

Tali Falk-Judson June 12, 2017

North’s bridge team beat High Technology High School in New Jersey, Scarsdale High School in New York, and Thomas Jefferson High School in Virginia in the first ever American high school bridge tournament...

High School Quiz Show team wins first match

High School Quiz Show team wins first match

Tali Falk-Judson April 3, 2017

North’s High School Quiz Show team beat Belmont 705 to 265 Saturday, March 4 in the first round of competition. With the win, North advances to the quarterfinals and will play next on Saturday, April...

Summer renovations transform TV Production studio

Summer renovations transform TV Production studio

Tali Falk-Judson November 15, 2016

After years of planning, the TV Production studio has been renovated to better accommodate the growing numbers of students who have signed up to take the class, according to career and technical education...

Teachers will use Skyward to record attendance and submit grades, among other functions.

Academic performance tracking system Skyward to replace SMS

Tali Falk-Judson February 10, 2016

by Tali Falk-Judson North switched its grade and academic performance tracking system to a program called Skyward at the beginning of the term. Student Management System (SMS), the program used by every...

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