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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Coronavirus Update: Online learning to begin this week as NPS starts long-term planning

Coronavirus Update: Online learning to begin this week as NPS starts long-term planning

Maya Demissie April 5, 2020

4/5/20 Update: April vacation has been canceled, which will move the last day of school up to Thursday, June 18 according to school officials. Additionally, North’s online learning plan, which will...

Senior Lela Davis speaks on the lack of action by the administration during the Blackout rally a-block Friday, Feb. 14 in the cafeteria

Students rally against use of the n-word, lack of action from the administration

Maya Demissie February 25, 2020

Students rallied a-block Friday, Feb. 4 in the cafeteria before continuing their protest throughout the day on Main Street after multiple incidents in which white students used the n-word.  Student...

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