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Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Middle East Day panelists combat stereotypes, share culture

Lily Souza July 10, 2022

Middle Eastern panelists shared stories about their culture in an effort to dispel stereotypes and misconceptions during Middle East Day Friday, April 29.  “Having people that are willing to come...

Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Esha Bhawalkar June 23, 2022

North’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) organized a walkout during f-block Friday, March 19, to protest the rise in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the United States.  “We just wanted to show our support...

Design and Visual Communication students work hard on project, look forward to completed effort

Design and Visual Communication students work hard on project, look forward to completed effort

Kerri Huang June 16, 2022

Students at North may find this familiar: Three tigers standing in front of a sprawling tree holding photos against the backdrop of a meadow. Not only does this appear in the main hallway at North, it...

North releases equity survey to improve LGBTQ+ athletic inclusivity

North releases equity survey to improve LGBTQ+ athletic inclusivity

Mark Hemment May 7, 2022

North's athletic department recently distributed an equity survey to gather more information about LGBTQ+ students' sporting experiences and treatment.  The survey came in response to an equity audit...

FORJ panel addresses banned books, points towards awareness

FORJ panel addresses banned books, points towards awareness

Dea Pance May 7, 2022

Amid controversy and legislative attempts to ban certain literature in schools across the country, Newton Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) analyzed the impact that these decisions have on...

Women in STEM day encourages female students to pursue their passions

Women in STEM day encourages female students to pursue their passions

Angela Nie May 7, 2022

Female professionals—including several North alumni—from the health and physical sciences field discussed their experiences while pursuing a career in STEM during Women in STEM day, Friday, March 25. According...

Students attend Families for Depression Awareness event

Students attend Families for Depression Awareness event

Angela Nie May 7, 2022

Students learned about the signs and symptoms of depression and listened to a personal story about mental health during the Families for Depression Awareness and Young Adult Life Narratives event, Friday,...

North plans to install permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium

North plans to install permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium

Kathryn Fine April 19, 2022

Newton North Athletic Boosters, a group of parents who work to improve the athletic program, announced a partnership with the City of Newton to fund permanent lights at Dickinson Stadium.  If enough...

Sanders addresses fighting at North in exclusive Q&A

Sanders addresses fighting at North in exclusive Q&A

Jacob Zalis April 11, 2022

Incidences of fighting among students rocked the school Thursday, March 31 as videos of two students clashing in Newtonville began to emerge. At least one other fight occurred within the building. Most...

K-Pop Club members Helen Gu, Mikayle Huntington, Chris Schmidt-Hong, Meg Taylor, and Kai Wollaber perform at Asian American Culture Night (Photo courtesy of Natalie Taw).

Asian American Culture Night celebrates students’ culture

Emma Brignall April 11, 2022

Asian American Culture Night showcased the talents of many students by celebrating Asian culture. The show, set up by Asian American Culture Club, took place Mar. 26 in the auditorium.   The...

BLAC day encourages conversations, shares student voices

BLAC day encourages conversations, shares student voices

Esha Bhawalkar April 4, 2022

Students discussed the importance of sharing their experiences as African Americans at North during Black Leaders’ Advisory Council (BLAC) Day on Monday, Feb. 18, 2022. “The goal was to educate...

Students unaware of mental health resources despite administrative attempts

Students unaware of mental health resources despite administrative attempts

Angela Nie March 23, 2022

Over the past two years, Newton North has worked to support students through unprecedented times. But despite students struggling to find them, North offers a variety of resources to aid students struggling...

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