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Members of the Dance team pose in front of the ESPN globe for picture after competing, Saturday, Feb. 2.

Winter varsity dance team shines at UDA nationals despite budget cuts

Lily Southall, Sports editor April 10, 2024

The dance team’s 2023-24 winter season, despite having its fall season cut due to budget constraints, proved to be a standout chapter in North history. The Tigers’ relentless dedication landed them...

Seniors Aiden Umina and Hayden Willen skate across the ice in celebratory social media post.

Boys hockey falls to Weymouth at annual senior night

Sophia Boehmer, Sports editor April 3, 2024

Boys hockey faced a disappointing 8 - 1 loss to Weymouth Wednesday, February 14. Despite this unfortunate defeat on senior night, a game dedicated to celebrating graduating seniors and their accomplishments,...

Boys basketball falls to Needham in home thriller

Boys basketball falls to Needham in home thriller

Seth Diller, Sports Editor February 17, 2024

Boys’ basketball suffered a heartbreaking 36-38 loss against the Needham Rockets Monday, February 11, at home. A devastating late-game sequence prepared the Rockets for a winning shot with 0.3 seconds...

Senior Maggie Scanlon, sophomores Nina Bakal and Allie Danis, and freshman Makenna Kelley scrimmage at the Wells Ave YMCA, Monday, Jan.29.

North’s athletic teams persevere through ongoing teacher strike

Surya Thavanati and Maya Solomon January 30, 2024

As the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike reaches its eleventh day today Monday, Jan. 29, North athletic teams face the challenge of modifying their practices and schedules.  Below is an update...

Senior Danielle Morrill, juniors Mady Daley, Ellie Fahey, Cecelia Sheehan, and freshman Caroline Fahey pose for a picture outside the Education Center Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Student groups rally in support of teachers amid strike

Aanya Vishwanath, Sports Managing Editor January 23, 2024

Girls’ hockey, along with other student groups, attended the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) rally to show their support for educators at the Education Center Tuesday, Jan. 23, the fifth day of the...

Senior Marcus Davis, a captain, grapples with a Walpole wrestler during a heavyweight bout

Boys Wrestling defeats Walpole at early morning match

Charlotte Boudreau, Sports editor February 9, 2023

An early Saturday morning start time did not stop dedicated Tigers fans from getting up to support boys’ wrestling.   With the help of these supportive fans, North pummeled Walpole 48-21 Saturday,...

Pep rally boosts school spirit, community

Pep rally boosts school spirit, community

Grace Beecher November 4, 2022

Students gathered Tuesday, Nov. 1 to show support for student-athletes as they prepare for post-season play.

Sophomores adapt to in-person learning

Sophomores adapt to in-person learning

Shira Lobron November 13, 2021

Starting high school is difficult for any freshman. They are thrown into a huge building with unfamiliar faces and higher expectations—an overwhelming experience for any 14 or 15-year-old. Putting ...

(Photo Courtesy of Max Klein)

Junior Max Klein breaks 40-year-old shot put record, now ranked 7th in the country

Andy Zhou May 7, 2021

Junior Max Klein shattered his own Newton North track and field shot put record by nearly two feet with a throw of 63 feet and 0.5 inches Saturday, April 24, placing him 7th in the country.    Klein...

(photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fall sports teams adapt to new COVID-19 guidelines

James Dun Rappaport November 10, 2020

The soccer team completes passing drills, field hockey begins scrimmages, and the cross country team runs around the track. The fall sports season at North has drawn to a close. Athletes had not played...

Junior Andrew Nielsen steps up to steal the ball during a game last year against Brookline September 12, 2019. Boys soccer will begin training for the new season in the coming week. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fall sports given new guidelines in makeshift season

Griffin Bond September 16, 2020

The School Committee voted Monday, Sept. 14 to approve the fall athletic plan proposed by the athletic department in accordance with MIAA rules for some high school athletics to go forward with the fall...

Brian Leighton named new girls' soccer coach, looks to regain State title

Brian Leighton named new girls' soccer coach, looks to regain State title

Anika Bhawalkar May 5, 2020

Girls' director at Valeo Futbol Club Brian Leighton has been named the new head coach of the girls' soccer team after English teacher Alicia Carillo stepped down this past winter for personal reasons. Leighton...

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