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Coach Staulo and other honorary coaches pose for photos holding their dedicated awards, Saturday March 2.

Wrestling Head coach John Staulo honored with induction into New England Hall of Fame after 27 years of coaching at North

Rhea Khanna, Sports editor April 10, 2024

For 27 years, campus aide John Staulo has coached North’s wrestling team at North in a tenure marked by strong bonds with both students and staff and a reputation as an outstanding coach. In recognition...

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...

Members of the Dance team pose in front of the ESPN globe for picture after competing, Saturday, Feb. 2.

Winter varsity dance team shines at UDA nationals despite budget cuts

Lily Southall, Sports editor April 10, 2024

The dance team’s 2023-24 winter season, despite having its fall season cut due to budget constraints, proved to be a standout chapter in North history. The Tigers’ relentless dedication landed them...

New cafeteria lunch containers help make North more sustainable

New cafeteria lunch containers help make North more sustainable

Nya Lubars, News editor April 4, 2024

Innovative reusable lunch containers came to North’s cafeteria this week in an effort to help students become more sustainable. Recirclable, an organization allowing eco-conscious schools and restaurants...

Seniors Aiden Umina and Hayden Willen skate across the ice in celebratory social media post.

Boys hockey falls to Weymouth at annual senior night

Sophia Boehmer, Sports editor April 3, 2024

Boys hockey faced a disappointing 8 - 1 loss to Weymouth Wednesday, February 14. Despite this unfortunate defeat on senior night, a game dedicated to celebrating graduating seniors and their accomplishments,...

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 Stockten, 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...

New head custodian Dave Murphy.

Veteran custodian Dave Murphy takes head role

Nya Lubars and Isabella Baust March 4, 2024

North is a big school, so taking care of it is a big responsibility. Luckily for North, “the big kahuna” Dave Murphy is up to the task. As the new head custodian, Murphy took over the position at...

Girls in AI Club champions excellence, inclusivity in technology

Girls in AI Club champions excellence, inclusivity in technology

Shir Lev, News editor March 4, 2024

Members of the Girls in AI Club spent their first meeting Wednesday, Feb. 7, using an AI model to predict the popularity of Taylor Swift songs based on the song’s danceability, level of energy, and tempo. Club...

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