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Mayor Ruthanne Fuller addresses the student audience on Civics Day Thursday, Dec. 1.

Civics Day panels address controversial issues in community

Kerri Huang December 28, 2022

Student parking and the status of permanent lights in Dickinson Stadium were among the hot topics addressed by local government officials during Civics Day, hosted by Next Gen Voices in the Little Theatre...

Boys basketball players run drills at tryouts to prepare for the upcoming season.

Winter sports look to continue competitive success, build community

Gavi Berkman December 14, 2022

North athletics will look to preserve their elite reputation this winter. As winter sports teams begin their preseason training and non-conference games, many teams have raised the already high bar they...

North students engage with democracy through mock elections

North students engage with democracy through mock elections

Leah Ziskin December 12, 2022

Students voted to elect Maura Healy for Governor of Massachusetts among others, in a mock election held Monday, Nov. 7 in advisory. According to Center for Civic Engagement co-president Claudia Wu,...

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...

Student helps injured hawk found near North

Student helps injured hawk found near North

Anika Bhawalkar November 30, 2022

An injured adolescent hawk was found off the side of Hull street the morning of Friday, Oct. 21 by senior Sage Low. The hawk, which was then brought to the Tufts Wildlife Sanctuary, was found to have been...

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...

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.

Mini-golf fundraiser to raise money for pediatric cancer patients

Mini-golf fundraiser to raise money for pediatric cancer patients

Esha Bhawalkar, News editor October 7, 2022

The Class of 2023’s mini-golf fundraiser with the Putting 4 Patients organization will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The fundraiser will be taking...

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...

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