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Coach Staulo and other honorary coaches pose for photos holding their dedicated awards, Saturday March 2.

Wrestling Head coach John Staulo honored with induction into New England Hall of Fame after 27 years of coaching at North

Rhea Khanna, Sports editor April 10, 2024

For 27 years, campus aide John Staulo has coached North’s wrestling team at North in a tenure marked by strong bonds with both students and staff and a reputation as an outstanding coach. In recognition...

Members of the Dance team pose in front of the ESPN globe for picture after competing, Saturday, Feb. 2.

Winter varsity dance team shines at UDA nationals despite budget cuts

Lily Southall, Sports editor April 10, 2024

The dance team’s 2023-24 winter season, despite having its fall season cut due to budget constraints, proved to be a standout chapter in North history. The Tigers’ relentless dedication landed them...

Seniors Aiden Umina and Hayden Willen skate across the ice in celebratory social media post.

Boys hockey falls to Weymouth at annual senior night

Sophia Boehmer, Sports editor April 3, 2024

Boys hockey faced a disappointing 8 - 1 loss to Weymouth Wednesday, February 14. Despite this unfortunate defeat on senior night, a game dedicated to celebrating graduating seniors and their accomplishments,...

Senior Nadia Briggs sprints passed Milton players for a shot, Saturday, Feb. 18.

Girls basketball defeats Milton at the annual senior night

Mckenna Kelley, Sports editor February 18, 2024

  Girls’ basketball defeated Milton 51-36 Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Reggie gym. The game served a dual purpose as senior night, a special occasion dedicated to honoring the graduating seniors...

Boys basketball falls to Needham in home thriller

Boys basketball falls to Needham in home thriller

Seth Diller, Sports Editor February 17, 2024

Boys’ basketball suffered a heartbreaking 36-38 loss against the Needham Rockets Monday, February 11, at home. A devastating late-game sequence prepared the Rockets for a winning shot with 0.3 seconds...

North track previous victory from last years meet, Jan. 22 2023.

Teacher’s strike causes boys’ indoor track to forfeit 27-year win streak

Surya Thavanti, Sports editor February 5, 2024

Due to the now-concluded teacher’s strike, boys’ indoor track was forced to forfeit their impressive 27-year win streak Wednesday, Jan. 31.  The scheduled meet for that day was set against Brookline....

Senior Maggie Scanlon, sophomores Nina Bakal and Allie Danis, and freshman Makenna Kelley scrimmage at the Wells Ave YMCA, Monday, Jan.29.

North’s athletic teams persevere through ongoing teacher strike

Surya Thavanati and Maya Solomon January 30, 2024

As the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike reaches its eleventh day today Monday, Jan. 29, North athletic teams face the challenge of modifying their practices and schedules.  Below is an update...

Senior Danielle Morrill, juniors Mady Daley, Ellie Fahey, Cecelia Sheehan, and freshman Caroline Fahey pose for a picture outside the Education Center Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Student groups rally in support of teachers amid strike

Aanya Vishwanath, Sports Managing Editor January 23, 2024

Girls’ hockey, along with other student groups, attended the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) rally to show their support for educators at the Education Center Tuesday, Jan. 23, the fifth day of the...

Athletic director Mike Jackson stands with teachers while picketing, Friday Jan. 19.

Challenges mount for North athletics amid Newton Teachers Association strike

Aanya Vishwanath, Sports Managing Editor January 19, 2024

As strike is commenced by members of the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) Friday, Jan. 19 after over a year of unsuccessful contract negotiations, its impact on North’s athletics program is still uncertain.  All...

Members of the girls ice hockey team pose for a photo after the first day of tryouts, Monday, Nov. 27.

Winter sports dive into season, hope for success

Aanya Vishwanath January 2, 2024

As the fall breeze turns into a chilly winter nip, winter sports are kicking into high gear at North. Athletes and coaches are eager to have a successful season while fostering personal growth and positive...

North players pose with the trophy after their victory.

Football batters Brookline in annual Thanksgiving game

Shira Lobron December 18, 2023

Football closed out the season with a 42-21 victory against Brookline on the 129th annual Thanksgiving Day rivalry football game, Thursday, Nov. 23 in Brookline. Established in 1894, the game against...

Girls volleyball line up for the national anthem before the MIAA State Championship Semifinal match against Needham, Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Girl’s volleyball sweeps semifinal game against Needham

Surya Thavanati November 17, 2023

Freshman Sasha Selivan won the set to junior Devon Burke. Burke made contact, sending the ball off Needham senior Madisyn Fernandes and out of bounds, winning the match. With this final point, girls’...

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