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Junior Lilah Gentry plays her guitar. (Photo courtesy of Gentry)

Artist Spotlight: Lilah Gentry cultivates dreamy artistic persona

Amy Xue December 9, 2019

Sometimes, inspiration strikes at unlikely moments. This is especially true in the case of junior Lilah Gentry, whose musical pseudonym, Ghostcry, was created from a simple doodle she drew over the summer...

Profile: Rose Mooney utilizes North music education

Profile: Rose Mooney utilizes North music education

Carolyn McDonald December 14, 2018

Rose Mooney ’18 remembers walking over to the piano in the chorus room. Mooney was a senior, and she was about to lead a Concert Choir class, taught by music teacher Adam Grossman. She looked nervous...

What's it like having a twin?

What's it like having a twin?

The Newtonite December 11, 2014

by Isabel Joyce “What’s it like to have never travelled outside the country?” “Do you miss the taste of meat if you’ve been a vegetarian your whole life?” How could anyone possibly answer...

Julia Techler in Brianna Gershgowitzs Advanced TV Production Video Say Something.

Extreme Makeover: TV Production Edition

The Newtonite March 19, 2014

by Elena Schwartz There is something different about TV production this year, and it starts with Scott Dunlop, the new TV and Video Production teacher. As someone with experience in film and television,...

This is a GPA Histogram for the Class of 2013. Credits to Newton North High School.

Does this school recognize academic achievement?

The Newtonite February 4, 2014

by Elena Schwartz In many aspects of school life, the achievement hierarchy is apparent. On a sports team, members know who is the most skilled because some athletes play for the freshman or junior varsity...

A classroom turned on its head

The Newtonite November 13, 2013

by Elena Schwartz A new type of classroom is cropping up in schools across the country, and, beginning last year, in this school: the flipped classroom. A flipped classroom is one in which students watch...

Math teacher Joe Siciliano to be inducted into Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame

Math teacher Joe Siciliano to be inducted into Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame

The Newtonite January 24, 2013

by Jacob Gurvis For almost three decades, math teacher Joe Siciliano has been coaching varsity baseball and junior varsity basketball at this school. This Saturday, Siciliano, nicknamed “Joe Sic,”...

During a boys basketball game, senior cheer on the Tigers as part of the 6th Man tradition.

6th Man leaders strive to rally fans

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Malini Gandhi It was a tense boys' basketball game against Brookline, and the Tigers were down 18 points. The players were frustrated, but the 6th Man, a swaying, black-and-orange sea of fans, was as...

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...

Sophomore Spencer Bronk creates and plays role playing games with his close friends.

Semester I Special: Role playing gives Spencer Bronk creative outlet

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Gloria Li While many students express their creativity by splashing bright colors onto mundane pieces of canvas or by detailing figments of their imagination in written works, sophomore Spencer Bronk...

English teacher Tracy Harmon elaborately ices sugar cookies.

Semester I Special: English teacher decorates sweets, owns tracycakes

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Hilary Brumberg “I really don’t like to bake,” said special education and English teacher Tracy Harmon ’91, who is the owner of tracycakes, a home-based bakery in Framingham. “I like to decorate...

Martha’s Vineyard inspires English teacher and librarian Kevin McGrath’s paintings and sketches. In addition, McGrath illustrates children’s books.

Semester I Special: Anthropomorphism defines Kevin McGrath’s work

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Samantha Libraty Paddling across the light blue brush strokes of the open water, the elephant and his grasshopper friend search for an island off in the distance. The poster of librarian and English...

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