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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...

Photo courtesy of the Ligerbots

Ligerbots host robotics competition for elementary, middle school students

Samantha Fredberg December 5, 2017

North and South’s joint robotics team, the Ligerbots, hosted a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League competition with a hydro dynamics theme for students in grades...

Math team exceeds expectations at international tournament

Math team exceeds expectations at international tournament

Rose Skylstad November 24, 2017

Six North students on the math team competed in the international Harvard-MIT Math Tournament, or HMMT, Saturday, Nov. 11. North placed 42 out of 142 teams overall in the tournament, which took place at...

Mock trial competes at state championship for second consecutive year

Mock trial competes at state championship for second consecutive year

Samantha Fredberg March 31, 2017

North’s Mock Trial team competed at the state championship against Winsor, but lost their state title at Faneuil Hall, Friday March 24. The team lost the trial while competing as defense in the case....

Photo courtesy of Christian Dupont.

Mock Trial returns to Nationals after 12 years, showcases 'mock stars'

Samantha Fredberg June 5, 2016

by Samantha Fredberg For the first time in 12 years, members of North’s Mock Trial competed against 49 of the best mock trial teams in the country in Boise, Idaho for the National High School Mock Trial...

Team members at Kickoff in New Hampshire. Photo courtesy of Ligerbots.

Ligerbots begin build season after kickoff

Samantha Fredberg January 26, 2016

by Samantha Fredberg North and South's Ligerbots, a student-run robotics team, began their six week build and design process for this season’s competition robot after recently attending the FRC Kickoff...

Dance performs at Friday Night Lights last week. Photo by Robin Donohoe.

Dance aims to repeat at State Championship

The Newtonite October 28, 2014

by MacKenzie Silvia Fall dance is eager for the State Championship on Nov. 15, said senior Maria Bilotta, a captain with juniors Sonia Ferre and Lexi Gershkowitz. Although the competitions have yet to...

Seniors Ezra Dulit-Greenburg, Dan Minihan, Alex Feit, and Ned Martenis pose with the school mascot. Photo by Maxwell Kozlov.

High School Quiz Show team to compete in quarterfinals Saturday

Max Kozlov April 14, 2014

by Maxwell Kozlov Saturday at 6 p.m., this school’s High School Quiz Show team will compete against Rockport in the quarterfinals of WGBH’s annual High School Quiz Show competition. The competition,...

Junior Kavish Gandhi advances to finals of Siemens Competition

The Newtonite November 7, 2013
Junior Kavish Gandhi is in the regional finals of the Siemens Competition which awards scholarships of up to $100,000 for talent in science, math and technology in high schools throughout the nation. The Siemens Competition receives approximately 2,000 research project submissions each year, 60 of which are chosen to continue to the regional competition.
Nitrous Oxide competes in CageMatch

Nitrous Oxide competes in CageMatch

The Newtonite September 20, 2013
Nitrous Oxide, this school’s sketch comedy troupe, competed in Improv Boston’s Sketch CageMatch July 6 and 13. Otherwise known as “the newest and most dangerous comedy arena in the world,” according to Improv Boston’s website. Based in Cambridge, the weekly comedy show features sketch comedy troupes from across Massachusetts.
Seniors in the Mr. 013 competition dance to Gangnam Style Thursday, Jan. 24.

For contestants, Mr. '013 competition proves a night to let loose

The Newtonite February 6, 2013
by Alex Feit Before he would walk the runway in a pink tutu and prance onstage, senior Jonathan Kim had a few choice words to say to his competitors. “The other contestants should have better things to do with their time than lose a competition,” he said. “I’m in it to win it.”

Ligerbots place seventh in regional competition

The Newtonite March 30, 2012
by Amanda Hills This school and South’s Ligerbots team competed at the Boston FIRST Robotics competition Thursday to Saturday and the Worcester Polytechnical Institute Regional FIRST Robotics competition (WPI) Thursday, March 8 to Saturday, March 10.
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