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CTE celebrates teachers with cupcakes

CTE celebrates teachers with cupcakes

Maxwell Lu May 25, 2021

North students and staff flooded Main St as cupcakes were distributed to faculty members for teacher appreciation week during f-block, Friday, May 7, in an effort organized by various Newton Public Schools...

(Photo Courtesy of Max Klein)

Junior Max Klein breaks 40-year-old shot put record, now ranked 7th in the country

Andy Zhou May 7, 2021

Junior Max Klein shattered his own Newton North track and field shot put record by nearly two feet with a throw of 63 feet and 0.5 inches Saturday, April 24, placing him 7th in the country.    Klein...

Medical day informs students during pandemic

Medical day informs students during pandemic

Grace Beecher April 30, 2021

Students learned about the COVID-19 vaccine and how the pandemic affected the healthcare system during a virtual Medical Day Wednesday, April 7.  Doctors came to talk throughout the day about how...

Students annoyed over Hyflex morning policy

Students annoyed over Hyflex morning policy

Angela Nie March 8, 2021

Students expressed frustration over the new morning policy implemented at the start of the Hyflex model. Tiger Drive's doors open at 9 a.m. every morning and any early students are required to wait...

Green Newton urges students to reduce their carbon footprint

Green Newton urges students to reduce their carbon footprint

Maille O'Neil February 26, 2021

With the perils of climate change on many minds at North, students learned ways they could take action as part of  the Newton Climate Action Plan during a Green Newton webinar Wednesday, Feb. 17. The...

Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Grace Beecher February 26, 2021

Students had the opportunity to attend panels, hear poetry, and listen to alumni during a virtual Asian-American Culture Day Wednesday, Feb. 10.  Each block had different speakers who offered personal...

Newly-formed HRC organizes election day Zoom meetings

Newly-formed HRC organizes election day Zoom meetings

Anika Bhawalkar December 1, 2020

Students discussed their thoughts and feelings about the 2020 election Wednesday, Nov. 4 in a series of virtual meetings organized by the newly-formed Human Rights Council (HRC). According to a schoolwide...

Senior Jacob Viveiros sits in on a reverse field trip in the film lecture hall for history teacher David Bedars Middle East, Asia, Latin America (MEALA) course Monday, Nov. 23. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Seniors hope for smooth college application process amid COVID-19

Dea Cela November 29, 2020

As colleges adjust the application process to COVID-19, seniors across the United States face a unique challenge as they begin to wrap up the college application process. Some have decided to make the...

Mock election enables students to stay politically engaged

Mock election enables students to stay politically engaged

Maxwell Lu November 8, 2020

Students voted Joe Biden for president in North’s mock election Tuesday, Nov. 3.  The Center for Civic Engagement and Service (CCES) organized the event, which took place during community Tuesday....

New Adams House dean brings diverse experience to familiar environment

New Adams House dean brings diverse experience to familiar environment

Yahel Tamir November 8, 2020

With various experiences both as a teacher and administrator, the new Adams House dean, Khari Roulhac, hopes to assist freshmen through their next four years of high school. Roulhac began his work at...

North plans to implement two new Seals for students to pursue

North plans to implement two new Seals for students to pursue

Maxwell Lu November 8, 2020

From climate change protests to Black Lives Matter (BLM) marches, students are finding many ways to make a positive change in our world. To commemorate these achievements, members of North’s administration...

The school remains mostly empty, but teachers have the option to work from the building, and students are able to pick up supplies with permission. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fleishman addresses return to in-person in exclusive Q&A

Jacob Zalis October 26, 2020

This interview has been edited for clarity and concision. Q: Do you expect that high schools will be back in-person by the end of the school year? A: We have a group right now that’s working very...

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