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What high schoolers are actually wearing

Karla Cardenas-Pasten and Kenda Farhat

April 17, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

For some high school students, choosing what to wear to school is as complicated as learning to speak a foreign language. By what social media displays, the world of fashion can seem like a strange and diversely complex place, w...

Assistant Principal gives pottery throwing demo to class

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, April 9th, Assistant Principal Mr. Self came into Ms. Thomas' 10th hour pottery class and showed the students a demo on how to throw a pot on the wheel. Before his job at North, he taught Ceramics at Heights High Sch...

FCCLA fundraiser postponed

Karla Cardenas-Pasten, Reporter

April 10, 2019

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FCCLA's fundraiser for the Children’s Home was postponed until late September or October of the 2019-2020 school year. Although the much-awaited event is postponed, FCCLA hopes to get support and reach their minimum goal next...

North hosts KU Language Fair

Tate Miller, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

KU held a language fair in the gym mezzanine on April 5th. Students had the opportunity to learn Portuguese, Kiswahili, Arabic, and Chinese. Students were taught the basics of each language by professors from KU. KU is pushing to te...

Yearbook Beat

Jennifer Anima, Reporter

April 3, 2019

Filed under News, Student Life

The yearbook staff is working hard to recollect photos and interviews from events leading to the end of the year. The theme of the yearbook this year is "Its now or never" which also goes out to those who want a yearbook. It is...

Pennies for Paws

Tate Miller, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Filed under News, Student Life

Pennies for Paws is raising money this year through selling T-shirts.  Freshmen Grace Vaughn and Ashely Caceres, and sophomore Yalitza Arroyo came up with the design of the shirt. Shirt options are available in short and long sl...

Life of a student teacher

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

In order to become a teacher, one must student teach successfully with a teacher assigned to them. Most teach in USD 259, however they can also teach at other districts in the area as well. Mrs. Randolph's student teacher, Mr....

Gear Up takes students on college visits over spring break

Yessica Gonzalez, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Filed under News

Over spring break, 10 North High students got selected by Gear Up and got the opportunity to go and visit five  colleges throughout Oklahoma and Missouri it was such a great opportunity to be able to visit those college myself...

North holds annual Spring Blood Drive

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

March 4th was the start of North's annual Spring Blood Drive. This is an opportunity for students to donate blood and save a life. If students successfully donate three times within their high school career, they get a special...

Wichita Public Schools puts on district-wide production of Hairspray

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Filed under News, Student Life

On Friday, March 1st, Saturday the 2nd, and Sunday the 3rd at the East High School Performing Arts Theatre, USD 259 put on a district-wide production of Hairspray. The All-District musicals happen approximately every three years due to the heavy amount of work required for ...

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