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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...

MIAA delays spring sports season due to coronavirus concerns

MIAA delays spring sports season due to coronavirus concerns

Griffin Bond March 12, 2020

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) board of directors voted this afternoon to delay the start of the spring sports season until at least March 30 due to concerns over the...

Girls' basketball displays great defense in win against Brookline

Girls' basketball displays great defense in win against Brookline

Maxwell Lu February 6, 2020

Girls’ basketball defeated Brookline 50-31 last Wednesday, Jan. 29 at home, splashing threes and displaying dominance on defense throughout the game. “Everyone showed up when  we needed them...

Boys cross country dominates the front of the pack at the start of their race against Weymouth Wednesday, Sept. 11.

Boys' cross country finishes strong despite injuries

Yesha Thakkar November 23, 2019

Boys’ cross country, 5-4, improved its team culture but battled several challenges at the end of the season. According to senior Alex Ivanvov, a captain with seniors Shawn Evans, Ian Horsburgh, and...

(Photo by Joel Schurgin)

Football game moved up due to risk of EEE

Jake Forbes September 20, 2019

Tonight’s football game at Needham will start at 6 p.m., an hour earlier than scheduled, to reduce the risk of exposure to EEE infected mosquitoes. “The Needham community and Needham High School...

Dance places third at State Championships

Dance places third at State Championships

Jake Forbes November 22, 2018

Dance placed third at States last Saturday at Hudson High School, in an event where they were “very focused and super determined” to do their best, according to senior Eliana Zuckernik, a captain...

Girls' swim places third in state meet

Girls' swim places third in state meet

Nichol Weylman-Farwell November 20, 2018

Girls’ swim placed third at the MIAA Division I State Meet with 206.5 points Sunday at Harvard University. According to senior Maia Alberts, a captain with seniors Rachel Donnellan, Kat Filipova, and...

(Photo by Jake Forbes)

Girls' volleyball wins back-to-back state titles

Jake Forbes November 18, 2018

Girls’ volleyball defeated Barnstable 3-1 last night at Worcester State University to win the MIAA Division I State Championships. “It was a terrific match that was very cool to watch as a coach,”...

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