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Senior Stephanie Fraktman paints a mural of musicians in the art wing on Thursday, March 21.

Art Major IV students paint new generation of murals

Eric Lam, Arts editor April 10, 2024

Painting this year’s wave of murals, Art Major IV students have begun the process of leaving their legacies throughout North’s hallways.  Whether they were inspired by the beauty of life or tributes...

Performers in Norths production of Chicago rehearse in the Lasker Auditorium Thursday, March 14 during the shows Tech week.

Chicago brings the roaring 20s to Lasker Auditorium

Maya Solomon, Arts editor April 3, 2024

Theatre Ink’s performance of Chicago “razzle dazzled” audiences with two hours of dancing, singing, and murder. The show, directed and choreographed by Katie Clark, ran from March 21-24 in the Lasker...

Senior Nate Reily, and Junior Orlando Christian improvise in a comedic skit together, Friday, Feb. 29.

Improv Jam provides the audience with a top-tier experience interacting with the show

Sophie Stockton, Arts editor March 23, 2024

Improv Jam’s creative actors provided the audience with a night full of laughter. The show took place on Friday, Feb. 29 in the Little Theater, and was directed by seniors Oliver Perlo and Raven Belson. The...

Sophomore, Mariana Chango-Gassett shares her speech, “The Stolen People From a Stolen Land,”  Friday, March 1.

Sophomore speeches showcase variety of underrepresented topics

Eric Lam, Arts editor March 20, 2024

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest finalists, elected by peers and faculty alike, presented the culmination of their work during WIN block on Friday, March 1, in Lasker Auditorium. Originally...

Mean Girls Adaptation Lacks Spark of Original Movie

Mean Girls Adaptation Lacks Spark of Original Movie

Sonya Belanga, Arts editor March 6, 2024

Mean Girls,  the highly anticipated adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical hit the big screen  Jan. 12, 2024. Directed by Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne, the film left viewers with mixed reactions.  Mean...

Members of Nitrous Oxide gather together for group photo, Monday Feb. 12.

Nitrous Oxide: An Evening of Sketch Comedy

William Yanhs, Arts editor March 6, 2024

Nitrous Oxide, North’s comedy troupe, hilariously entertained audiences with their annual show, featuring an eclectic cast of “zombaes,” a swamp girl, pirates who spoke exclusively in cursive, and...

A capella Ensembles at North: Celebrating Harmony

A capella Ensembles at North: Celebrating Harmony

Hava Shenkman and Seth Diller, Arts editors February 18, 2024

Step into the harmonious world of a capella, an artistic pillar of high schools and colleges nationwide. North is home to two vibrant a capella ensembles: Northern Lights and Melocotones. These vocal powerhouses...

Seniors Surya Gopal, Myles Lee, and junior Orlando Christian prepare for their performance, Thursday, Jan. 18.

Lost and Found illuminates POC student voices through artistic expression

Sonya Belanga, Arts editor January 25, 2024

Lost and Found, a production directed by seniors Surya Gopal, Zaina Sayeed, and Sharon Tackie, provided a platform for students of color to express their experiences of identity through an artistic lens....

Untitled Collage by Julia Dun Rappaport was featured in last years Thoughtprints calendar.

‘Thoughtprints’ showcases students creativity

Nika Jayanth December 7, 2023

With each page brimming with vivid paintings and powerful poems, North's Thoughtprints magazine offers students an opportunity to showcase their artwork and creativity. The club's members collaborate all...

The Menu captivates audiences with ominous, entrancing plot

The Menu captivates audiences with ominous, entrancing plot

Neria Abbimutt, Arts editor February 13, 2023

The Menu, directed by Mark Mylod, is an unconventional thriller with alluring twists and a maniacal ulterior motive.  The movie was released Nov. 18, 2022, and has since gained significant traction...

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors provides audience with a night of laughter

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors provides audience with a night of laughter

Leah Ziskin, Arts editor February 3, 2023

As each new personality arrived on the stage, the cast of Bad Auditions by Bad Actors made sure the play lived up to its name, showing the many ways to fail an audition. The staged reading filled the...

Jubilee Singers perform at Norths MLK Day celebration in the auditorium, Monday, Jan. 16.

MLK Day celebration honors Black voices through music, speeches

Peter Edwards January 24, 2023

Students and speakers from across Newton celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. with speeches, poems, and music at the 55th Annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr....

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