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Senior Awards night celebrates seniors in the theater department

Senior Awards night celebrates seniors in the theater department

Nika Jayanth, Arts editor June 14, 2024

Laughter and cheers erupted from the Lasker Auditorium as North celebrated seniors in the performing arts with Theatre Ink’s annual theater awards Thursday, May 30.  The awards night started with...

Choreography Project continues to expand horizons of Theatre Ink

Choreography Project continues to expand horizons of Theatre Ink

Sophie Stockton, Arts editor June 13, 2024

For the fourth year in a row, Theatre Ink’s student-led Choreography Project took the stage to showcase diverse dancing styles. The show ran May 1-3 in the Lasker Auditorium and was directed by seniors...

A Springfest information flyer, Friday, April 3 2024.

Springfest welcomes in the season with blissful arrangements

William Yanhs, Arts Editor May 10, 2024

Springfest, the music department’s annual concert, artfully rang in the Spring season April 10 in the Lasker Performing Arts Center. Featuring performances from the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Symphonic...

Senior Stephanie Fraktman paints a mural of musicians in the art wing on Thursday, March 21.

Art Major IV students paint new generation of murals

Eric Lam, Arts editor April 10, 2024

Painting this year’s wave of murals, Art Major IV students have begun the process of leaving their legacies throughout North’s hallways.  Whether they were inspired by the beauty of life or tributes...

Performers in Norths production of Chicago rehearse in the Lasker Auditorium Thursday, March 14 during the shows Tech week.

Chicago brings the roaring 20s to Lasker Auditorium

Maya Solomon, Arts editor April 3, 2024

Theatre Ink’s performance of Chicago “razzle dazzled” audiences with two hours of dancing, singing, and murder. The show, directed and choreographed by Katie Clark, ran from March 21-24 in the Lasker...

Senior Nate Reily, and Junior Orlando Christian improvise in a comedic skit together, Friday, Feb. 29.

Improv Jam provides the audience with a top-tier experience interacting with the show

Sophie Stockton, Arts editor March 23, 2024

Improv Jam’s creative actors provided the audience with a night full of laughter. The show took place on Friday, Feb. 29 in the Little Theater, and was directed by seniors Oliver Perlo and Raven Belson. The...

Sophomore, Mariana Chango-Gassett shares her speech, “The Stolen People From a Stolen Land,”  Friday, March 1.

Sophomore speeches showcase variety of underrepresented topics

Eric Lam, Arts editor March 20, 2024

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest finalists, elected by peers and faculty alike, presented the culmination of their work during WIN block on Friday, March 1, in Lasker Auditorium. Originally...

Mean Girls Adaptation Lacks Spark of Original Movie

Mean Girls Adaptation Lacks Spark of Original Movie

Sonya Belanga, Arts editor March 6, 2024

Mean Girls,  the highly anticipated adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical hit the big screen  Jan. 12, 2024. Directed by Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne, the film left viewers with mixed reactions.  Mean...

Members of Nitrous Oxide gather together for group photo, Monday Feb. 12.

Nitrous Oxide: An Evening of Sketch Comedy

William Yanhs, Arts editor March 6, 2024

Nitrous Oxide, North’s comedy troupe, hilariously entertained audiences with their annual show, featuring an eclectic cast of “zombaes,” a swamp girl, pirates who spoke exclusively in cursive, and...

A capella Ensembles at North: Celebrating Harmony

A capella Ensembles at North: Celebrating Harmony

Hava Shenkman and Seth Diller, Arts editors February 18, 2024

Step into the harmonious world of a capella, an artistic pillar of high schools and colleges nationwide. North is home to two vibrant a capella ensembles: Northern Lights and Melocotones. These vocal powerhouses...

Members of Lost and Found gather for group photo on opening night prior to the strike, Thursday, Jan. 18.

Theatre Ink productions rescheduled following teachers’ strike

Eric Lam and William Yanhs, Arts editors February 16, 2024

Still feeling the fallout of the recent Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, Chicago, Nitrous Oxide, and Lost and Found are facing rescheduled show dates and altered rehearsal schedules.  According...

Nitrous Oxide hopes to showcase student talent in a night of sketch comedy

Nitrous Oxide hopes to showcase student talent in a night of sketch comedy

Maya Solomon, Arts editor February 14, 2024

Nitrous Oxide guarantees laughs from the raw comedic talent of cast members. Directed by seniors Nate Reilly and Isabella Steenstrup, will take place on Feb. 14, 16, and 17 in the Little Theater.  Entirely...

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