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Members of Lost and Found gather for group photo on opening night prior to the strike, Thursday, Jan. 18.

Theatre Ink productions rescheduled following teachers’ strike

Eric Lam and William Yanhs, Arts editors February 16, 2024

Still feeling the fallout of the recent Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, Chicago, Nitrous Oxide, and Lost and Found are facing rescheduled show dates and altered rehearsal schedules.  According...

Shelf Life (left) and Excess (right)

Senior Nika Grusby confronts “uncomfortable” through art

William Yanhs December 6, 2023

As you step into North’s art room, you’re greeted with a whirlwind of talent. Glimmering canvases line the walls, speckles of paint adorn the tables, and students work diligently to finish their pieces....

Sophomore Aly Tahoun and freshman Maialen Alawam play the drums and sing middle-eastern tunes outside the cafeteria Friday, March 10.

MENA Day exposes students to Middle East and North African cultures

Noah Kesselman, Features Editor April 4, 2023

Students gathered Friday, March 10 to experience Middle Eastern and North African cultures through speakers, presentations, and food during Middle East North Africa (MENA) Day.  “MENA is a place...

North celebrates students' artistic talent

North celebrates students' artistic talent

Angela Nie June 24, 2021

Ranging from stunning portrait photography to intricate clay mugs, students displayed a diverse set of artistic talents in this year’s virtual Celebration of Visual Art.  In previous years, the event...

History team qualifies for nationals

History team qualifies for nationals

David Feng April 19, 2019

History team’s A and B team both qualified for the National History Bowl in their first year as a club. North’s strong performances in competitions throughout the year allows them to compete against...

North student localizes global “street piano” project in Newton

North student localizes global “street piano” project in Newton

Hannah Liu March 15, 2017

Pianists are invited to spontaneously perform on the piano in the theatre entrance, which is covered in paintings inspired by children’s writer Jan Brett. Rimmed with leaf and crown decorations, the...

Review: Students display year of artwork at Art Morning

Review: Students display year of artwork at Art Morning

Rose Bostwick May 20, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Student painters, photographers, and sculptors displayed various pieces of artwork for Art Morning, last Friday from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the art wing. Art Morning is an annual exhibit...

Review: Art Morning exhibits true talent

Review: Art Morning exhibits true talent

The Newtonite May 21, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Student artists displayed their photos, ceramic pieces, drawings, paintings, and other artwork last Friday at “Art Morning” on Main Street and in the art wing, 7 to 9:30 a.m. In the...

Sophomores Jessica Pullen-Schmidt, Julia Dwyer, and Naomi Forman-Katz work on a finger painting in Julia Dwyers sketchbook, which will be on display during Art Morning.

Preview: Students to display artwork during end of year exhibition

The Newtonite May 8, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Hundreds of ceramic, photo, and art pieces will cover the first floor art wing and Main Street, as art students display their past year’s work for Art Morning. “Art Morning is our...

Preview: Student creates mosaic inspired by Boston Strong

The Newtonite September 6, 2013
For months, "Boston Strong" has been the rallying cry of a city torn apart by terrorism. So when senior Irina Rojas proposed a mosaic as a tribute to the victims, principal Jennifer Price was fully supportive.

Feature: Design students use unconventional materials to create mural

The Newtonite February 14, 2013
Inspired by an initiative by last year’s Major II and III students, Design and Visual Communications set out to make a statement about recycling and environmental consciousness.

Column: More art, please

The Newtonite February 13, 2013
Harry Potter and pals grace the wall of a staircase, while an intense, intimidating tiger’s head reminds every passing student of this school’s successful athletics right outside of the Simulated Outdoor Area (SOA).
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