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The North Star

The Student News Site of Wichita North High School

The North Star

The Student News Site of Wichita North High School

The North Star

The Student News Site of Wichita North High School

The North Star

North graduate Julian Banuelos (bottom left) with his family, including his grandmother Lisa Lopez-Galvan (top left). Lopez-Galvan was killed yesterday when she was shot at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade.
North graduate loses grandmother at Super Bowl parade shooting
Marie Loest, Reporter • February 15, 2024
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Fans gather to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl.
North High Talent Show
North gets new marquee
Winter Sports Photos
Weather Vibe in North High


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Senior Jaycee Tyler attempts to pin her opponent. Tyler is one of six North wrestlers competing at state.
Meraz, state qualifiers ready to compete
February 22, 2024

Xitlaly Meraz feels prepared. Last year, Meraz finished 4th at the state tournament in the 115-pound division. This year, she's looking for more. Meraz...

Wichita Public Schools considering school closures
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • February 22, 2024

At the end of this year, an estimated six schools could be closing permanently if the proposal to close them down is accepted by the school board...

Pal world game review
Edgar Chairez, Reporter • February 8, 2024

As much as the monster-filled open world can indeed be fun to explore, it’s clearly unfinished. There are wide, empty stretches with nothing...

Teachers have mixed feelings on new conference schedule
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • February 7, 2024

Second semester Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on February 7th and 8th at 3:30-7pm. It will also take place s on the 9th, from school...

Wrestling off to fast start
Anisa Moreno, Reporter • December 12, 2023

So far for the Wrestling 2023-24 season, the varsity girls have competed in two tournaments and recently had a big dual against Kapaun. The dual...

Danza Desfile 2023
Danza Desfile 2023
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • December 6, 2023

Danza is a Catholic tradition where many groups of dancers express their belief, love and self by dancing to the Virgin Mary (Lady of Guadalupe)....

Amya's Journey
December 4, 2023

Administrative Assistant Laura Araiza is leaving North at the end of the semester to pursue her teaching degree.
Araiza leaves North with teaching in mind
Desiree Mendoza, Reporter • November 30, 2023

Laura Araiza, the head principal assistant, is leaving at the end of the semester to become a teacher. She will begin student teaching in the...

Sophomore Briana Lopez prepares her mini pancakes that she sold at Market Day.
Despite being stressful, Market Day is a good learning experience
Briana Lopez-Ramirez, Reporter • November 30, 2023

If I were to describe market day in one word, it would be stressful. Market day can be very fun, it can help you with learning how to be an...

North celebrates Dia de Los Muertos
North celebrates Dia de Los Muertos
Celeste Garcia November 30, 2023

Have you ever heard about Dia de Los Muertos? If not, it is a Mexican tradition where people celebrate their loved ones on certain days which...

YE students hold annual Market Day
November 28, 2023

Volleyball falls to Lawrence Free State at sub-state
Volleyball falls to Lawrence Free State at sub-state
October 24, 2023

Soccer Falls Short at Kapaun
Soccer Falls Short at Kapaun
Maritza Mendez, Photographer • October 19, 2023

North plays West in football at Riverfront Stadium
North plays West in football at Riverfront Stadium
October 16, 2023

Scenic Pictures at North
Maritza Mendez, Photographer • October 9, 2023

Front lawn getting updated
Front lawn getting updated
Marie Loest, Reporter • October 5, 2023

There are some missing pieces to the front lawn at North High. Due to some trees starting to rot and get too big, there was some unexpected tear...

Class of 23 breakfast
Class of '23 breakfast
May 12, 2023

Teachers have mixed feelings on new conference schedule
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • February 7, 2024

Second semester Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on February 7th and 8th at 3:30-7pm. It will also take place s on the 9th, from school...

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North grad Lewis has Colonel promotion where it all began
Isabel Paez, Reporter • March 22, 2022

To serve one’s country is a choice that should not be taken lightly. Your life, and the lives of those who look to you for leadership should...

Senior Jaycee Tyler attempts to pin her opponent. Tyler is one of six North wrestlers competing at state.
Sports
Meraz, state qualifiers ready to compete
February 22, 2024

Xitlaly Meraz feels prepared. Last year, Meraz finished 4th at the state tournament in the 115-pound division. This year, she's looking for more. Meraz...

Sports
Wrestling off to fast start
Anisa Moreno, Reporter • December 12, 2023

So far for the Wrestling 2023-24 season, the varsity girls have competed in two tournaments and recently had a big dual against Kapaun. The dual...

Boys soccer suffers heartbreaking loss to Garden City
Sports
Boys soccer suffers heartbreaking loss to Garden City
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • October 31, 2023

The North boys' soccer ended the season with a devastating loss against Garden City yet going out with high professionalism and experience. "Losing...

Sports
Volleyball season ends with loss to Lawrence Free State
October 31, 2023

The Varsity Volleyball team made history this year by hosting sub-state at Wichita North High School for the first time in 20 years. However,...

Sports
Soccer defeats Northwest, eyes Garden City
Kimberly Mijares, Writer • October 27, 2023

For the second time this season, North went against Northwest 10/23 for playoffs. Final score was 5-2, giving North a huge comeback after losing...

Ornelas, two others qualify for state in cross country
Sports
Ornelas, two others qualify for state in cross country
Briana Lopez, Reporter • October 27, 2023

North had three female runners qualify for the state meet last Saturday. Senior Alexa Ornelas won her regional, defeating the second-place finisher...

Sports
Girls golf ends season at regionals, Baxter to retire
Julian, Bucher • October 24, 2023

After 22 years, head golf coach Scott Baxter is retiring at the end of the year. The girls golf team has improved greatly since the beginning...

Volleyball falls to Lawrence Free State at sub-state
Sports
Volleyball falls to Lawrence Free State at sub-state
October 24, 2023

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