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Members of the girls swim and dive team before they compete at the state championship.

Girls’ swim and dive top off fun season with impressive eighth place finish at state championship

Kerri Huang December 2, 2022

Girls' swim and dive, 6-3, placed eighth at the MIAA state championship on Sunday, Nov. 13 with 160 points. Nine swimmers and one diver from North’s team competed against 15 other schools at the MIT...

A family poses behind the Vietnam booth at Multicultural Night Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Multicultural night showcases rich cultural diversity at North

Kerri Huang December 2, 2022

Multicultural Night filled North’s cafeteria with a sea of voices, tables of traditional foods, and displays of clothing and photographs Tuesday, November 15. From an origami display and Lebanese...

Senior Abigail Wright (right) and junior Katelin Simmons (left) celebrate their victory with head coach Nile Fox.

Girls’ volleyball captures MIAA state championship against Lincoln Sudbury in impressive performance

Gavi Berkman November 28, 2022

“This means everything,” said head coach Nile Fox. “It’s a great feeling coming off of last year's loss. This is definitely a big one for Newton North.” After four years of falling short,...

Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Savannah Bond November 28, 2022

Gospell flung Jesus and his parables into the 21st century. Directed by seniors Jack Kalish-Demaris and Ava Lyons, the musical ran Nov. 9-12 in the Little Theatre. Theatre Ink’s small musical featured...

Senior Zoe Kritzer and sophomore Vivian Kritzer organized a hand turkey display leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday break.

Kindness club creates display promoting gratitude, thankfulness

Jacob Zalis November 28, 2022

North’s community shared what they were grateful for leading up to Thanksgiving break in a  display of hand turkeys on Main Street created by the Kindness Club Wednesday, Nov. 16. “Something that...

Chinese language teacher Star Lew translates for former principal Jim Marini and former Jingshan School principal Lu Yan Fan, calling in from Beijing, China. (Photo courtesy of Ming Lu).

Jim Marini receives Friend of the Exchange Award

Emma Brignall November 15, 2022

Former North principal James Marini received the annual Friend of the Exchange Award Tuesday, Oct. 18, to honor his significant contributions to the Newton North-Beijing Jingshan School Exchange Program. The...

Girls volleyball defeats Brookline at annual senior night

Girls’ volleyball defeats Brookline at annual senior night

Jacob Wu November 9, 2022

Girls' volleyball ended their season in style with a decisive 3-0 victory against Brookline Thursday, Oct. 27. In addition to the critical match-up, this game was doubled as senior night, where the...

The cast of Nitrous Oxide poses before rehearsal.

Nitrous Oxide strives to improve gender representation in comedy

Savannah Bond November 8, 2022

Students in Theatre Ink’s sketch comedy show Nitrous Oxide have been focusing on increasing gender equality in comedy performances. Over the last several years, directors of Nitrous Oxide, a sketch...

Graphic by Jai Khurana

Lawmakers must prioritize preventing gun violence rather than simply managing it

Zach Kwon November 7, 2022

Despite continuous but unsuccessful gun legislation, high profile shootings have become a grim normalcy in the American news cycle. The massacres in Uvalde, Texas and in Buffalo, New York last May serve...

Senior Jenna Vincenzino (photo courtesy of Vincenzino)

Vincenzino awarded Italian studies scholarship

Esha Bhawalkar, News editor November 4, 2022

During Italian Heritage Night Tuesday, Oct. 3, senior Jenna Vincenzino was awarded the Joseph J. Albanese scholarship by the Italian Consulate of Boston for her Italian studies.  “This is a really...

HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

Aaron Spetter-Goldstein November 4, 2022

Members of the Hispanos y Latinos Unidos club (HLU) shared their stories and challenged assumptions in the auditorium Thursday, Oct. 13. “We definitely need to have those conversations, even if they’re...

Pep rally boosts school spirit, community

Pep rally boosts school spirit, community

Grace Beecher November 4, 2022

Students gathered Tuesday, Nov. 1 to show support for student-athletes as they prepare for post-season play.

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