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Climate Collectives Pop Up Clothing Swap attracts students interest Jan. 18, 2021. (Photo by Angela Nie)

North supports sustainable fashion in clothing swap

Angela Nie January 25, 2022

From jean jackets to avocado print clothing, piles of neatly folded garments and informational posters encouraged North students to support sustainable fashion.  The Climate Collective organized a...

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

Counselors look to gain insight on student drug use

David Feng January 27, 2020

Counselors asked sophomores questions about substances in order to help collect data, Wednesday Jan. 15, and Thursday Jan. 16. According to counselor Jolleen Filio, the screenings were designed to...

Students and parents shared traditional foods from their cultures. (Photo by Kai Kilburn)

North community celebrates cultural diversity at Multicultural Night

David Feng November 20, 2019

The sound of chatter filled the cafeteria as students streamed in with parents and faculty to celebrate the many cultures at North, Thursday night, Nov. 14. Each country set up a table with representative...

Graphic by Jai Khurana

School should support students, not punish in vaping epidemic

Sophie Fredberg November 9, 2019

Vaping seems to be everywhere these days. Everyone knows about this new craze, whether from stories in the news, warnings from teachers, or in the vape cloud-filled bathrooms at North. Massachusetts...

Lime bikes such as these two parked on Bolyston Street are now a common sight throughout Newton. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Newton residents react to new Lime bike share program

Helen Xiao October 4, 2018

Officials welcomed the arrival of the city’s first approved bike share program this summer, which has since generated mixed reactions among residents over its safety and practicality. Newton joined 15...

Students, faculty express concern over suggested campus security improvements

Students, faculty express concern over suggested campus security improvements

Hari Narayanan March 12, 2018

School administrators suggested at a meeting regarding gun safety at this school that they will take several steps to improve security on campus, including locking some main entrances during the school...

Review: Art Morning exhibits true talent

Review: Art Morning exhibits true talent

The Newtonite May 21, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Student artists displayed their photos, ceramic pieces, drawings, paintings, and other artwork last Friday at “Art Morning” on Main Street and in the art wing, 7 to 9:30 a.m. In the...

Asian Culture Club hosts Asian Culture Day at this school

The Newtonite February 14, 2013
Panel discusses Asian American experiences Cafe owner reminisces Korean American childhood Asian American teachers answer questions about their childhood Author lectures about Asian American struggles

Students pass field trips and excused absences proposal

The Newtonite February 13, 2013
In the past three weeks, the Student Faculty Administration (SFA) has been hard at work crafting and debating bills. The faculty-student government group also passed a bill, the second of the legislative year, pertaining to field trips and absences.

Students volunteer for political campaigns

The Newtonite November 9, 2012
by Julia Oran Tuesday, millions of people across the country cast their ballots in the state and presidential election. Organizations and individuals encouraged everyone who is of voting age to play their part in the election by voting. However, people who are younger than 18 years old also invested their time in this election.

Students recognized as National Merit semifinalists

The Newtonite October 18, 2012
by Samantha Libraty Nine seniors were recognized as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for their high scores on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) last year, according to vice principal Midge Connolly.

Students, faculty discuss Trayvon Martin case

The Newtonite April 23, 2012
by Samantha Libraty Students around the nation, including students at this school, have decided to speak up on behalf of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African-American student who was killed on the night of Sunday, February 26.
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