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K-Pop Club members Helen Gu, Mikayle Huntington, Chris Schmidt-Hong, Meg Taylor, and Kai Wollaber perform at Asian American Culture Night (Photo courtesy of Natalie Taw).

Asian American Culture Night celebrates students’ culture

Emma Brignall April 11, 2022

Asian American Culture Night showcased the talents of many students by celebrating Asian culture. The show, set up by Asian American Culture Club, took place Mar. 26 in the auditorium.   The...

Opinion: Trump's narcissistic Puerto Rico response

Opinion: Trump's narcissistic Puerto Rico response

Rose Bostwick October 17, 2017

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday, Oct. 1 to announce, “Results of recovery efforts will speak much louder than complaints by San Juan Mayor. Doing everything we can to help great people...

Freshman class officers focus on class spirit, student voice

Freshman class officers focus on class spirit, student voice

Rose Skylstad October 13, 2017

In their first ever elections at North, freshmen voted for their class officers last Tuesday during C-block. The class of 2021 elected freshman Keshav Desibhatla for president. Freshman Skyler Bohnert,...

Students arrive late, around 8:00 a.m.

School Committee considers implementing later high school start times in 2019 school year

Rose Skylstad March 29, 2017

Superintendent David Fleishman announced later start times may be implemented in Newton high schools starting in the 2019-2020 school year in an email to families March 7. The proposal, which has been...

Students express frustration over inconvenient parking system

Students express frustration over inconvenient parking system

Maya Waldman September 26, 2016

by Maya Waldman Police have threatened to fine and tow illegally parked vehicles after disgruntled students have begun using unauthorized spots near school property. Students are frustrated by the seeming...

Chemistry lab fire causes school-wide evacuation

Chemistry lab fire causes school-wide evacuation

Wendy Li September 13, 2016

by Wendy Li Students and faculty evacuated the building during C-block yesterday due to a fire in room 454. There were no students and no adults in the room at the time, according to science department...

Fleishman announces two semi-finalists in principal search

Fleishman announces two semi-finalists in principal search

Wendy Li February 11, 2016

by Wendy Li North’s principal search turned another page this winter when superintendent David Fleishman announced two finalists Jan. 29. Jeffrey Galione and Henry Turner emerged as the final candidates...

Teachers will use Skyward to record attendance and submit grades, among other functions.

Academic performance tracking system Skyward to replace SMS

Tali Falk-Judson February 10, 2016

by Tali Falk-Judson North switched its grade and academic performance tracking system to a program called Skyward at the beginning of the term. Student Management System (SMS), the program used by every...

Students arrive late, around 8:00 a.m.

School Committee group weighs possibility of earlier school start time

Samantha Fredberg February 8, 2016

by Samantha Fredberg Newton School Committee recently released findings regarding students’ opinions in an ongoing investigation on a later start time at North and South, including student surveys on...

Aldermen approve Austin Street project, construction to begin summer 2016

Aldermen approve Austin Street project, construction to begin summer 2016

Jackie Gong January 13, 2016

by Jackie Gong The Board of Aldermen approved the Austin Street lot project, a proposed multi-use apartment building in Newtonville, in a 17-6 vote Tuesday, Dec. 8. After a 6-1 vote by the Land Use Committee...

Fleishman to select new principal by mid-February

Fleishman to select new principal by mid-February

Jackie Gong December 14, 2015

by Jackie Gong As interim principal Mark Aronson will retire at the end of this school year, superintendent David Fleishman will appoint the new principal by Feb. 12, according to a timeline released to...

Students attend Women of Science competition

Students attend Women of Science competition

The Newtonite December 23, 2014

by Amy Morrill Members of the Women of Science teams attended an annual competition in Bedford Saturday, Dec. 13 after preparing for three months. One team, which consisted of juniors Sophie Elgart, Amy...

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