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As a safety precaution Tiger Drive was the only entrance open to students amid shooting threats, December 17, 2021.

North Responds to School Shooting Threat

North implemented safety measures, including an increased police presence, amid school shooting threats circulating on social media Friday, December 17. A national Tik Tok trend surfaced earlier this...

David Hogg, Parkland survivor and advocate against gun violence, speaks to students after c-block, Thursday Feb 7.
(Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Activist David Hogg encourages student civic engagement, advocates against gun violence

Sophie Murthy February 8, 2019

“Youth is not defined by our age, but by our spirit. We have a vigor for change” David Hogg told a crowd of eagerly listening students in the gymnasium Thursday, Feb. 7. Hogg, a survivor of the...

Opinion: Student activists find empowerment in history

Opinion: Student activists find empowerment in history

Zoe Goldstein April 26, 2018

Photo by Joelle Sugianto In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement in May 1963, thousands of children marched on Birmingham and Alabama. Armed with principles of nonviolence, the students intended to approach...

Guest Writer: School safety values more than 'power of choice'

Guest Writer: School safety values more than 'power of choice'

The Newtonite April 10, 2018

By Dina Gorelik America. The American Dream. What does it mean? To me, it means having the power to choose. In the U.S., you can live your life as you want to, not going by what other people tell you...

North students attend Parkland student forum on gun violence, affecting change

North students attend Parkland student forum on gun violence, affecting change

Hari Narayanan March 29, 2018

North students attended a panel of school shooting survivors from Parkland, Florida who spoke on how they are changing the conversation on gun violence, Tuesday night at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government...

Students walk out of school, protest gun violence

Students walk out of school, protest gun violence

Hari Narayanan March 16, 2018

North students and faculty participated in a walkout Thursday, March 15 at 10 a.m. as part of a growing and student-led national movement protesting gun violence. The rally occurred one day after other...

Students, faculty express concern over suggested campus security improvements

Students, faculty express concern over suggested campus security improvements

Hari Narayanan March 12, 2018

School administrators suggested at a meeting regarding gun safety at this school that they will take several steps to improve security on campus, including locking some main entrances during the school...

Students plan to participate in national gun violence walkout

Students plan to participate in national gun violence walkout

Sophie Murthy March 12, 2018

Students concerned about the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida are planning this school’s participation in the national walkout to protest gun violence....

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