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A scene from the film. (Photo courtesy of the PTSO)

Screenagers: Next Chapter screening informs parents about teenage stress

Maya Demissie October 23, 2019

Parents gathered in the auditorium to watch the PTSO showing of Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience Thursday, Oct. 10. The film, created by Delaney Ruston, teaches parents...

Junior Sara Manning plays the trumpet. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Music ensembles perform for Jazz Appreciation Day

Dea Cela May 20, 2019

Students played an assortment of jazz songs with music groups like Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble, hoping to spread the love of jazz throughout the school and bring old musical pieces to life during...

Students learn about mental illness treatment during Mental Health day

Students learn about mental illness treatment during Mental Health day

Maya Demissie May 14, 2019

Students learned about how to be an effective ally and different resources which help with mental illness during Mental Health Day Thursday, April 11. Mental health day explored the issue of allyship...

Southeast Student Association club performs a Bollywood dance at Asian culture Night Saturday, April 27. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Asian Culture Night celebrates talent among North's Asian-American community

The Newtonite May 9, 2019

by Emily Dhadley and Kathy Mitchell Students participating in the fan favorite fashion show strutted across the auditorium stage in pairs, showing off their mixes of colorful, modern, and traditional...

Senior Melina Papakonstantinou and sophomore Charles Logman represent Greece at Multicultural Night. (Photo by Maya Demissie)

Students explore North's diversity at Multicultural Night

Maya Demissie May 8, 2019

The cafeteria hummed as students explored different cultures during Multicultural Night Tuesday, April 30. Families stood behind tables displaying traditional food and drink, colorful clothing, flags...

Deaf Awareness Day encourages communication

Deaf Awareness Day encourages communication

Yesha Thakkar May 2, 2019

Deaf Awareness Day provided students with the chance to learn about the experiences of those who are deaf through interactive presentations, games, and videos in the Little Theater Wednesday, April 10....

Cultural diversity on display at International Day

Cultural diversity on display at International Day

The Newtonite April 16, 2019

C-block by Yesha Thakkar Students from immigrant backgrounds spoke about retaining their cultural identity in the U.S. in the Little Theater c-block on International Day. The panel consisted of...

Photographer Emily Lee 16 speaks during b-block about her experience with racism and sexism at work. (Photo by Julia Bu)

Asian Culture Day explores cultural identity, stereotypes, discrimination

The Newtonite March 7, 2019

A-block by Jacques Abou-Rizk Student panelists discussed their experiences as Asian American and how stereotypes have affected their lives a-block of Asian Culture Day in the auditorium. The 12...

BLAC members wait in the wing for presentations to begin. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

BLAC presentations discuss race, celebrate black culture

The Newtonite February 23, 2019

A-block by Yesha Thakkar Teacher panelists discussed how to engage in conversations about race in the classroom during a-block of Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) Day. The panelists were...

Max Roy receives the CTE Student of the Year award in the auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 7. (Photo by Maya Demissie)

Roy wins CTE Student of the Year Award for Drafting

Maya Demissie February 14, 2019

Senior Max Roy, a Major 3 student in the drafting program, received the Career and Technology Education Outstanding Student of the Year Award b-block Thursday, Feb. 7 in the Auditorium. In order to...

David Hogg, Parkland survivor and advocate against gun violence, speaks to students after c-block, Thursday Feb 7.
(Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Activist David Hogg encourages student civic engagement, advocates against gun violence

Sophie Murthy February 8, 2019

“Youth is not defined by our age, but by our spirit. We have a vigor for change” David Hogg told a crowd of eagerly listening students in the gymnasium Thursday, Feb. 7. Hogg, a survivor of the...

Sophomore Elizabeth Elvin, presents her winning speech, The Unslut Project at the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Contest. (Photo by Joel Schurgin)

Elvin wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Skyler Bohnert January 14, 2019

Elizabeth Elvin won the seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Competition with her speech about the cost of slut-shaming, “The Unslut Project,” Friday, Jan. 11. The English department...

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