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North, South Jazz ensembles raise money for scholarship fund

North, South Jazz ensembles raise money for scholarship fund

Sophie Fredberg December 20, 2019

North and South Jazz ensembles performed to raise money for the Newton Music Ambassadors Scholarship Fund (MASF) Friday, Nov. 22, at the American Legion Post. MASF was created by North and South to...

Senior Andrew Landry passes down field during last weeks Friday Night Lights game against Natick.

Football plays annual Friday Night Lights game

Nichol Weylman-Farwell October 22, 2019

Football lost to sixth-ranked Natick 35- 6 at home on Friday in the annual Friday Night Lights game. According to senior Nolan Boyer, a captain with seniors Michael Coscione and Andrew Landry, the team...

Graphic by Jai Khurana

Opinion: What's Unique About North?

Sophie Ravina February 26, 2018

The bell rang and 2200 students filed their way to class. Buzzing excitedly after their summer, it is the voices of 2200 students I had never met before. I braced myself for a day just like the ones I...

Basketball game chants spark conversation, reflection

Basketball game chants spark conversation, reflection

The Newtonite March 14, 2016

by Jackie Gong, Maya Metser, and Jake Sims Speyer Anti-Semitic chants before a North basketball game last Friday sparked outrage, in which some fans of the opposing team, Catholic Memorial, started chanting...

Courtesy of David Mapes-Frances

Feminism Club posters create social media discussion

Jackie Gong October 30, 2015

by Jackie Gong Feminism Club posted a series of questions around the men and women’s bathrooms Tuesday after school for students to anonymously express their thoughts and opinions on feminism and the...

Boys' hockey reaches second round of State Tournament, performs best in 18 years

Boys' hockey reaches second round of State Tournament, performs best in 18 years

The Newtonite March 3, 2015

by Andrew Mannix Boys’ hockey, 14-6-3, saw its season come to an end following a 1-0 loss to fifth-seeded Duxbury in the second round of the State Tournament, in which they were the fourth seed. Had...

Students walk down Main Street during lunch block. Photo by Robin Donohoe.

Letter to the Editor: American education has lost competitive edge

The Newtonite February 5, 2015

Dear Editor, North’s academic standards are slowly receding into oblivion. “But North was ranked 40th in the state and was awarded a silver medal by the U.S. News & World Report!” you might rightfully...

Boys' gymnastics prepares for the State Championship meet

Boys' gymnastics prepares for the State Championship meet

The Newtonite January 23, 2015

By MacKenzie Silvia Boys’ gymnastics, 2-1, needs "to work as a unit,” said head coach Bill Martin. “We have a lot of potential and we work hard,” said junior Vitaliy Kates, a captain with senior...

PTSO to host Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Thursday

PTSO to host Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Thursday

Emily Moss January 19, 2015

by Emily Moss Newton middle and high school students and parents are invited to the annual Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices exposition this Thursday, run by the Parent Teacher Student Organization...

Science team named state champions of Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Science team named state champions of Verizon Innovative App Challenge

The Newtonite January 15, 2015

by Cate Waters [UPDATE 1/16/2015]: Judges did not select Internus as a New England regional finalist. Students from North’s science team won the state championship of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge...

District introduces mandatory suicide prevention program to high school students

District introduces mandatory suicide prevention program to high school students

The Newtonite October 15, 2014

by Sophie King As part of an increasing effort to address mental and emotional health issues in Newton Public Schools, the district will introduce the Signs of Suicide (SOS), a suicide prevention program,...

Seniors Ezra Dulit-Greenburg, Dan Minihan, Alex Feit, and Ned Martenis pose with the school mascot. Photo by Maxwell Kozlov.

High School Quiz Show team to compete in quarterfinals Saturday

Max Kozlov April 14, 2014

by Maxwell Kozlov Saturday at 6 p.m., this school’s High School Quiz Show team will compete against Rockport in the quarterfinals of WGBH’s annual High School Quiz Show competition. The competition,...

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