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Recipients of the Newton Human RIghts Award pose for a photo with mayor Ruthanne Fuller. (Photo by Jacques Abou-Rizk)

Newton Human Rights Award recognizes students fighting for equality

Sophie Murthy December 12, 2018

For their work in helping the Newton community promote equality and combat discrimination, three North students received the Newton Human Rights Award at the Newton Free Library Tuesday, Dec. 4. The award...

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Asian Culture Night celebrates Asian culture within the North community

Jacques Abou-Rizk May 11, 2018

North community members learned about Asian cultures through singing, dancing, and other performances by students during Asian Culture Night, Saturday, April 28, in the auditorium. The annual event was...

ToBGLADD promotes awareness of LGBTQ+ challenges

ToBGLADD promotes awareness of LGBTQ+ challenges

The Newtonite April 26, 2018

(Photos by  Jason Alpert-Wisnia and Joelle Sugianto) A-block  by Helen Xiao Transgender panelists explained what it means to be transgender and how their sexual identities have affected their lives during...

Argentinian Choir performs Spanish songs for students, teachers

Argentinian Choir performs Spanish songs for students, teachers

Jacques Abou-Rizk April 8, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) From La Plata, Argentina, the choir Vocal de Cámara Platense, directed by Fernando Tomé, performed in the auditorium during E and F-block on Wednesday, March 28.   As the...

REVIEW: Argentinian choir shares 'emotional and intense' music

REVIEW: Argentinian choir shares 'emotional and intense' music

Zoe Goldstein April 8, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) The Argentinian choir Vocal de Camara Platense performed during E-block Wednesday, March 28 in the auditorium. The choir, created in 1999 and conducted by Fernando Tomé, is...

(host of Theaterink Trivia Night - insert name here) hosts Theaterinks first trivia night fundraiser

Theater Ink hosts first-ever trivia night fundraiser

Hari Narayanan February 2, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) Do you know what that metal band that holds your pencil eraser in place is called? How about the term for a sentence that uses all 26 letters of the alphabet? Theater Ink raised...

Newton Norths Chinese classes display paper lanterns with riddles attached to them on Main Street and in the Cafeteria to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Chinese classes create lanterns, inform students about Lunar New Year

Jacques Abou-Rizk February 2, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) Chinese language students and teachers aimed to inform students about Chinese and Asian culture by setting out traditional Chinese lanterns with riddles at lunch tables on Wednesday...

Opinion: Reject unhealthy emphases on school, workplace productivity

Opinion: Reject unhealthy emphases on school, workplace productivity

Laura Schmidt-Hong January 24, 2018

(Graphic by Joelle Sugianto) Twice every week, I watch videos posted by one of a sea of so-called “study YouTubers,” gurus with uber-neat handwriting; uber-list-loving organization; and, ultimately,...

A Newton Free Library representative speaks to students about different programs they have to offer.

PTSO Just Think EXPO informs students about drug use, local organizations

Jacques Abou-Rizk January 24, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) Students learned about new programs and organizations in the Newton community and received information on making good decisions at a PTSO sponsored “Just Think: Teens Making...

Freshmen Jolie Liu and Nicole Ou sign-in to the library during a lunch block free.

Library pilots new program to track library usage among students

Tali Falk-Judson January 22, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) The library has instituted a new LibraryTrac program, a system that requires students to scan into the library using their student IDs or lasid, as of Jan. 2, 2018. The system...

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