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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...

DECA club at the district competition Thursday, Dec. 15.

DECA succeeds at district competition, hopes for success at States

Cat Torosyan, News editor February 15, 2023

North’s business competition club, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) broke the school record for the amount of students that qualified for States after they performed successfully at their...

HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

HLU hosts events in honor of Hispanic Heritage month

Aaron Spetter-Goldstein November 4, 2022

Members of the Hispanos y Latinos Unidos club (HLU) shared their stories and challenged assumptions in the auditorium Thursday, Oct. 13. “We definitely need to have those conversations, even if they’re...

Climate Collectives Pop Up Clothing Swap attracts students interest Jan. 18, 2021. (Photo by Angela Nie)

North supports sustainable fashion in clothing swap

Angela Nie January 25, 2022

From jean jackets to avocado print clothing, piles of neatly folded garments and informational posters encouraged North students to support sustainable fashion.  The Climate Collective organized a...

Freshmen walk through Main Street in groups for their first walk as students at North Tuesday, Sept. 15. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

SET Day provides students with virtual opportunities to connect to clubs

The Newtonite September 25, 2020

For the Zoom links to each club’s SET Day meeting, click here. Anime and Manga ClubWhat: Students watch TV shows and play games to learn about and celebrate Japanese culture.When: To be determined.Goal:...

Cultural, religious clubs seek platform for discussion

Cultural, religious clubs seek platform for discussion

The Newtonite May 8, 2017

by Laura Schmidt-Hong Racial and religious clubs at North have become integral parts of the school community, holding event days throughout the year and spreading the word about their cultures and communities. Principal...

Senior Maddie Bledsoe doing Crossfit

CrossFit club provides short, intense workouts

The Newtonite March 28, 2014
The lack of time in students’ increasingly busy lives causes many students to forsake . . .
Freshman Joanna Le draws on the white board during Japanese film and anime club.

Semester I Special: Pokémon hat represents Joanna Le’s love of anime

The Newtonite January 18, 2013
by Peter Diamond Every day, a student wears a hat designed to look like Pikachu, a character from the anime media franchise Pokémon, which she describes as a symbol of her love of anime, a form of Japanese animation.

Argument Clinic: Should we have clubs fees?

The Newtonite December 4, 2012
by Alex Feit and Kristian Lundberg This blog is dedicated to point-counterpoint discussion on various topics related to current events. These discussions include everything from interpreting school policies to developments on the national political stage. This week, the duo is debating whether or not Newton Public Schools should require a fee for school-sponsored extracurricular activities (clubs). Alex argues in the affirmative, while Kristian argues in the negative.

Students volunteer for political campaigns

The Newtonite November 9, 2012
by Julia Oran Tuesday, millions of people across the country cast their ballots in the state and presidential election. Organizations and individuals encouraged everyone who is of voting age to play their part in the election by voting. However, people who are younger than 18 years old also invested their time in this election.

Team P.A.C.T., Tiger Friends involve Connections program

The Newtonite November 7, 2012
by Gloria Li Connections students take an active role in the school community, participating in Be Bold, Be Bald and Tiger Friends.

Be Bold, Be Bald to raise money for cancer research

The Newtonite October 9, 2012
by David Kwartler For Be Bold Be Bald, a national event Friday, Nov. 2, hundreds of people across the country will wear bald caps to honor cancer patients and to raise money for cancer research.
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