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Sophomore, Mariana Chango-Gassett shares her speech, “The Stolen People From a Stolen Land,”  Friday, March 1.

Sophomore speeches showcase variety of underrepresented topics

Eric Lam, Arts editor March 20, 2024

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest finalists, elected by peers and faculty alike, presented the culmination of their work during WIN block on Friday, March 1, in Lasker Auditorium. Originally...

Members of Nitrous Oxide gather together for group photo, Monday Feb. 12.

Nitrous Oxide: An Evening of Sketch Comedy

William Yanhs, Arts editor March 6, 2024

Nitrous Oxide, North’s comedy troupe, hilariously entertained audiences with their annual show, featuring an eclectic cast of “zombaes,” a swamp girl, pirates who spoke exclusively in cursive, and...

Members of Lost and Found gather for group photo on opening night prior to the strike, Thursday, Jan. 18.

Theatre Ink productions rescheduled following teachers’ strike

Eric Lam and William Yanhs, Arts editors February 16, 2024

Still feeling the fallout of the recent Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, Chicago, Nitrous Oxide, and Lost and Found are facing rescheduled show dates and altered rehearsal schedules.  According...

North track previous victory from last years meet, Jan. 22 2023.

Teacher’s strike causes boys’ indoor track to forfeit 27-year win streak

Surya Thavanti, Sports editor February 5, 2024

Due to the now-concluded teacher’s strike, boys’ indoor track was forced to forfeit their impressive 27-year win streak Wednesday, Jan. 31.  The scheduled meet for that day was set against Brookline....

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...

Union members and students gather with instruments at rally to show support for teachers,  Thursday,   Jan. 25.

Winterfest, Sophomore Speeches delayed by teachers’ strike

Eric Lam and William Yanhs, Arts editors January 25, 2024

As the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) continues striking in pursuit of a fair contract, North’s Winterfest performance is left without a date, buried by an absence of teachers and a lack of practice...

Seniors Surya Gopal, Myles Lee, and junior Orlando Christian prepare for their performance, Thursday, Jan. 18.

Lost and Found illuminates POC student voices through artistic expression

Sonya Belanga, Arts editor January 25, 2024

Lost and Found, a production directed by seniors Surya Gopal, Zaina Sayeed, and Sharon Tackie, provided a platform for students of color to express their experiences of identity through an artistic lens....

NPS students support the union at NTA rally, Wednesday, Jan. 24.

Controversy surrounds NPS instagram posts criticizing teachers’ strike

Newton Public School’s (NPS) official Instagram account faces criticism for a series of posts released yesterday, Tuesday, Jan. 23, condemning the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) on their decision...

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...

Ryan Normandin, teacher at South and  NTA member shares speech at City Hall rally, Monday, Jan. 22.

Newton schools shutdown for second day amid teachers’ strike

Hannah Zizlsperger, News Editor January 22, 2024

The Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike is set to persist as the union and the Newton School Committee failed to reach an agreement on their prolonged contract disputes this past weekend. During...

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...

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