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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...

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

David Feng January 27, 2020

Counselors asked sophomores questions about substances in order to help collect data, Wednesday Jan. 15, and Thursday Jan. 16. According to counselor Jolleen Filio, the screenings were designed to...

Senior Ali Lee, co-founder of Indigo Clothing Co., talks about her accidental journey to starting a popular clothing brand with her sister. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Local entrepreneurs share tips for success in the business world

Maya Demissie November 26, 2019

Business owners gave advice to aspiring entrepreneurs and spoke to students about starting a company during Entrepreneurship Day Friday, Nov. 22. Megan Mcelroy Rzeszutko, CEO and co-founder of Rhymella,...

Students and parents shared traditional foods from their cultures. (Photo by Kai Kilburn)

North community celebrates cultural diversity at Multicultural Night

David Feng November 20, 2019

The sound of chatter filled the cafeteria as students streamed in with parents and faculty to celebrate the many cultures at North, Thursday night, Nov. 14. Each country set up a table with representative...

A panel of women working in STEM professions spoke during a-block of Women in STEM Day. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Women in STEM Day speakers discuss obstacles, STEM Careers

Dea Cela November 19, 2019

Speakers and panelists encouraged students to persevere in the face of challenges and hardships during the second annual Women in STEM Day Friday, Nov. 8.  Seniors Julia Davis, Ali Lee, and Yesha...

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