The Student News Site of Newton North High School

The Newtonite

The Newtonite

The Newtonite

Business booms in Tigers Loft Bistro after COVID-19 shutdown

Business booms in Tiger’s Loft Bistro after COVID-19 shutdown

Shira Lobron November 29, 2021

After a hiatus caused by COVID-19, culinary elective students are back in the kitchen and customers have resumed purchasing lunches and other baked products from the Tiger’s Loft Bistro. “I remember...

Newton Public Schools suspends N rule

Newton Public Schools suspends N rule

Andy Zhou November 29, 2021

Newton Public Schools (NPS) has suspended the N rule for review this year in order to develop a more equitable absence policy.    A state mandate last year disallowed schools from giving consequences...

North celebrates Hispanic and Latinx identity, experiences

North celebrates Hispanic and Latinx identity, experiences

Angela Nie November 22, 2021

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, the Hispanos y Latinos Unidos club (HLU) organized a culture day dedicated to learning about Hispanic and Latinx identity and experiences in the auditorium, Tuesday,...

Teachers work towards equitable grading

Teachers work towards equitable grading

Grace Beecher November 8, 2021

Newton North’s Grading Committee, founded last spring, aims to make grading more equitable at North, by reflecting on grading practices in order to reflect what students’ are learning.  Many...

North celebrates Hispanic heritage

North celebrates Hispanic heritage

Angela Nie November 3, 2021

The Hispanos y Latinos Unidos club (HLU) invited students and teachers to join in celebrating Hispanic voices and culture during d-block in the Little Theatre, Friday, Oct. 15. The student-led celebration...

Carolyn Henderson with the Friend of the Exchange Award on October 14. (Photo by Emma Brignall).

Henderson wins Friend of the Exchange Award

Emma Brignall October 28, 2021

Carolyn Henderson received the Friend of the Exchange Award for the 35th anniversary of the Newton-Beijing Jingshan School Exchange Program Reunion on Thursday, October 14. Henderson was one of the two...

Patrica Booker and Kali Reis, Boxer

First ever Indigenous People's Day showcases art, dance, food

Andy Zhou October 28, 2021

Newton’s first annual Indigenous Peoples Day event celebrated and honored indigenous peoples Monday, Oct. 11, at Albemarle Field.   The event showcased paintings, jewelry, accessories, food,...

Dead squirrel, rabbit found on North track

Dead squirrel, rabbit found on North track

Emma Brignall October 21, 2021

The Girls Cross Country team encountered two dead animals while warming up, Monday morning, Oct. 18, with speculation that coyotes or hawks are responsible. Students came across a squirrel and a rabbit,...

Student elections adapt to COVID-19

Student elections adapt to COVID-19

Jacob Zalis October 4, 2021

All four grades will be having class elections for student body presidents and vice presidents, as well as the student faculty administration (SFA) Monday, Oct. 18. The setup for this year’s elections...

Faculty members Lauren Baugher, Spencer Morzano awarded Elicker Award, Keegan Award

Faculty members Lauren Baugher, Spencer Morzano awarded Elicker Award, Keegan Award

Zach Kwon June 22, 2021

Physical education teacher Lauren Baugher and special education teacher Spencer Morzano were awarded the Paul E. Elicker and Brenda Keegan awards, given to educators who have demonstrated notable excellence...

Photo by Cathy Zhao

Clothing drive brings in 500 pounds of donations

Jacob Zalis June 20, 2021

Students donated old clothes in a clothing drive held by the Fashion and Sustainability club Wednesday, June 2.  According to club officers, the drive gathered around 500 pounds of clothing. After...

BLAC club panel discuss black feminism, intersectionality

BLAC club panel discuss black feminism, intersectionality

Andy Zhou June 20, 2021

Students, teachers, and their relatives discussed how feminism often disregards race and the experience of being a black feminist during a virtual panel organized by North’s BLAC club e-block Friday,...

Load More Stories