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Freshmen elect student council representatives

Freshmen elect student council representatives

Isabella Lecona October 24, 2018

Freshmen voted to decide their student council representatives on Oct. 4, electing Rebecca Yao as president, and Inez Baxter, Sophie Fredberg, Elis Kristo, and Ethan Situ were voted in as vice presidents....

Students and faculty enter the Theater Entrance on Thursday, May 17. (Photo by Lilah Gentry)

Students push back against new locked doors policy

Hari Narayanan May 18, 2018

Students petitioned principal Henry Turner last week to repeal the new policy requiring all doors other than the Main Entrance and the Theater Entrance to be open only between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.. North...

Main Street now open to students after lunch

Main Street now open to students after lunch

The Newtonite April 10, 2018

by Sophie Murthy and Hari Narayanan Main Street and the corridor on Tiger Drive opened to North students during the last two blocks of the day, starting on April 2 after years of discussion within the...

SFA pilots open Main Street for third lunch

SFA pilots open Main Street for third lunch

Samantha Fredberg November 15, 2017

Due to an overcrowding cafeteria, the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) passed a bill allowing food and providing cafeteria tables on Main Street for third lunch. Senior Ian Reid, an SFA member, proposed...

SFA plans to open up furnished Main Street space with rules

SFA plans to open up furnished Main Street space with rules

Samantha Fredberg October 3, 2017

The Student Faculty Administration (SFA) will begin a trial run of a student space on Main Street in late fall, providing students with space outside of the cafeteria to socialize, according to administration...

School plans to implement new gender neutral bathrooms

School plans to implement new gender neutral bathrooms

The Newtonite May 27, 2016

by Jacob Sims Speyer More gender neutral bathrooms will be created at North, possibly as soon as next September, as part of a recent effort by the Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Student Faculty Administration...

Student Faculty Administration to focus on No Homework weekend, recycling

Student Faculty Administration to focus on No Homework weekend, recycling

The Newtonite November 2, 2015

by Cate Waters This year, the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) hopes to brainstorm ideas to promote recycling in this building, continue to serve the school community, and evaluate the No Homework...

No Homework and Grading-Free Bill to be piloted this weekend

No Homework and Grading-Free Bill to be piloted this weekend

Emily Moss November 6, 2014

by Emily Moss In efforts to slightly reduce student stress levels, the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) has voted to pilot the No Homework and Grading-Free Bill—a new policy which prevents students...

Column: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish vs. Blue Fish

The Newtonite October 8, 2013

by Jared Perlo Ten percent. Ten. Think about it. No, that’s not your most recent grade on a physics test, nor is it the percentage of bingo players who are less than 35 years old (30 percent!). Sadly,...

Students pass field trips and excused absences proposal

The Newtonite February 13, 2013

[media-credit name="Ben Hills" align="alignleft" width="300"]by Jared Perlo In the past three weeks, the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) has been hard at work crafting and debating bills. The faculty-student...

Photography teachers Ron Morris and Thomas MacIntyre took their students on a fieldtrip to Boston.

Student Faculty Administration proposal sparks discussion on field trips, N-rule

The Newtonite February 5, 2013

by Malini Gandhi It was pouring when English teacher Janice Miller’s Honors American Studies class arrived at Walden Pond for a field trip. Despite the weather, the spirit of the pond that had entranced...

Students propose increase of school spirit, field trips

The Newtonite December 19, 2012

by Jared Perlo Over the past two weeks, members of the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) have heard and discussed two new proposals. Student and faculty members primarily talked about a proposal that...

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