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North experiences bus shortage amid fall athletic season

North experiences bus shortage amid fall athletic season

Maxwell Lu September 17, 2021

Athletic teams are being forced to find alternative transportation methods to games as North faces a severe bus shortage. The sudden shortage of buses at North is a part of a nationwide issue. In a...

Schechter leaves mark in North's athletic history after breaking diving record

Schechter leaves mark in North's athletic history after breaking diving record

Maxwell Lu December 9, 2020

Senior Jocelyn Schechter broke the six dive one-meter record with a score of 280.85 Monday, Nov. 2, against Natick. During her four years at North, Schechter cultivated a passion for diving. Highly...

(photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fall sports teams adapt to new COVID-19 guidelines

James Dun Rappaport November 10, 2020

The soccer team completes passing drills, field hockey begins scrimmages, and the cross country team runs around the track. The fall sports season at North has drawn to a close. Athletes had not played...

(photo by Ian Dickerman)

Girls' field hockey loses against Brookline in competitive, fast-paced match

Maxwell Lu October 29, 2020

Girls’ field hockey fell to Brookline 2-1 Tuesday, Oct. 20, at home, in a competitive, highly-defensive game. North dominated  possession throughout the game, but were unable to take advantage...

Students reflect on postponement of some fall sports

Students reflect on postponement of some fall sports

Maxwell Lu October 15, 2020

The postponement of some fall sports came as no surprise to many North athletes, but coping with the change while staying motivated is no easy task. Due to safety issues around COVID-19, the Newton...

Seniors Casey Dagostino and Emma Mckee and sophomore Isabelle Magré ride a landscaping cart at the Newton Cemetery for their volunteer project.

Fall teams participate in fundraising projects

Nichol Weylman-Farwell November 16, 2018

Whether it be bake sales or online donations, North’s sports teams have been actively fundraising throughout the fall season. At the beginning of the school year, captains from all varsity teams at North...

Golf defeats Needham in tight match

Golf defeats Needham in tight match

Nichol Weylman-Farwell September 25, 2018

Golf defeated Needham 104-100 in an away match on Monday that senior Sean Fitzgerald, a captain with senior Andrew Hass, described as “the team’s best overall performance of the season.” Fitzgerald...

Photo courtesy of Andrea Flint.

Girls' swim and dive finds post-season success, senior breaks school record

Jake Forbes November 17, 2017

Girls’ swim and dive, 12-1, won the Bay State Conference Saturday, Nov. 4. The following week they placed second at the MIAA South Sectionals at the MIT swimming pool. At the meet, senior Ciara McCormack...

Girls' volleyball defeats Cambridge Rindge and Latin in sectional semifinals

Girls' volleyball defeats Cambridge Rindge and Latin in sectional semifinals

Will Kharfen November 15, 2017

Girls’ Volleyball, 18-1, defeated Cambridge Rindge and Latin, 17-5, three sets to none in a dominant victory for the Tigers during the MIAA Sectional Semifinal, where “steady attacking” and “serving...

Girls' volleyball cruises past Lions at state tournament, advances to sectional semifinals

Girls' volleyball cruises past Lions at state tournament, advances to sectional semifinals

The Newtonite November 8, 2017

By Jonathan Cohen The Tigers swept cross-town rival South in the second round of the state girls’ volleyball tournament this Tuesday night at North. According to senior Miška Legátová, a captain with...

Football beats Framingham at seventh annual Friday Night Lights game

Football beats Framingham at seventh annual Friday Night Lights game

Jake Forbes November 6, 2017

Football, 4-3, defeated Framingham 27-0 at home Friday, Oct. 20 in the seventh annual Friday Night Lights game. The game started with an unsuccessful drive from Framingham, which resulted in a punt. North...

Photo courtesy of Tom Giusti.

Girls' soccer beats Walpole on senior night

Will Kharfen October 30, 2017

Girls’ soccer, 7-9, beat Walpole, 6-7-2, 4-0, in a match that contained “four quality goals,” said head coach Alicia Carrillo, and a lot of “positivity,” according to senior Lauren Eckenrode,...

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