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Tiger Questions: North community shares evolving views on presidential election

The Newtonite November 10, 2016

by Laura Schmidt-Hong and Hannah Liu [divider]November 2016: Moving Forward[/divider] How can the North community and the country move forward after the presidential election?   “I believe in this...

Third debate team faculty adviser resigns, Price becomes adviser

Third debate team faculty adviser resigns, Price becomes adviser

The Newtonite February 24, 2015

by Cate Waters North’s debate team lost its faculty adviser Wednesday, Jan. 28, history department chair Jonathan Bassett, after “the students on the team had a pattern of failing to follow school...

Update: Debate team suspended, competes at Columbia Invitational

The Newtonite February 1, 2015

by Cate Waters Update 4:45 p.m. 2/1: After a prolonged conflict with the administration, North's debate team will not be competing until further notice, according to junior Adam Rabinowitz, a former debate...

Debate team competes at Lexington Winter Invitational Tournament

Debate team competes at Lexington Winter Invitational Tournament

The Newtonite January 21, 2015

by Cate Waters North’s debate team was one of the 132 teams competing at The Lexington Winter Invitational, held at Lexington High School last weekend. They sent four teams of two people to argue if...

Debate team competes at South's Winter Invitational Tournament

Jackie Gong January 15, 2015

by Jackie Gong North’s debate team competed at South’s Winter Invitational Tournament last weekend, sending four teams of two members each, according to senior Bill Shen, a captain with junior Edward...

Debate team competes at Manchester-Essex

Debate team competes at Manchester-Essex

Emily Moss November 14, 2014

by Emily Moss Four members of North’s debate team competed at Manchester-Essex High School the weekend of Nov. 1, with junior Edward Ding winning the award for first-place speaker, according to senior...

Debate team competes in New York

Debate team competes in New York

Emily Moss October 31, 2014

by Emily Moss Four members of North’s debate team attended a tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in New York Friday, Oct 17 and Saturday, Oct 18, according to senior Bill Shen, a captain of...

Debate team performs well at Columbia University

Debate team performs well at Columbia University

Max Kozlov February 5, 2013

  by Adam Rabinowitz Debate team performed well at last weekend’s tournament at Columbia University, according to senior Zachary Rosenof, a captain. Two teams, one consisting of seniors Jordan...

Argument Clinic: Should Advanced Placement classes be the norm for sophomores?

The Newtonite December 21, 2012

Yes: We should expand Advanced Placement classes to sophomores by Kristian Lundberg This school’s rationale for limiting most AP classes to juniors and seniors does have good intentions. Indeed, the...

Argument Clinic: Should we have clubs fees?

The Newtonite December 4, 2012

Yes: We should have club fees. by Alex Feit I don’t like club fees. I wouldn’t think anyone truly feels ecstatic about giving $150 to Newton Public Schools (NPS) for the privilege of joining a school...

Seniors participate in national debate tournament

The Newtonite October 2, 2012

by Hilary Brumberg Four seniors participated in the Yale Invitational Debate Tournament from Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23. Over 1,000 debaters from around the country participated in six round...

Viewpoint: Debate team captain reflects on experiences

The Newtonite February 10, 2012

by Abby Holtzman It is 7 p.m on a Tuesday evening, and the lights in a second floor classroom snap on as I open the door. I remember two years ago, when the debate team met in a crumbling corner of the...

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