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Frustrated students unhappy with overfilled classes

April Draut, Reporter

August 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The 2018 school year rang in with lots of scheduling issues. The reason: "overfilled classes." This issue has been particularly rough for everyone. The students are annoyed with not getting to take the classes they want, while...

Calendar and schedule changes have pros and cons

Karla Cardenas Pasten, Reporter

August 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

You know what they say: “New year, new me”. That’s exactly the case for the 2018-2019 school year calendar and schedule. From school starting at 8:00 a.m. sharp to school ending at 3:10 p.m. sharp to 15 extra days of educa...

Library has new help

Library has new help

August 28, 2018

Two academies welcome new counselors

Rosalia Salazar, Reporter

August 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

North welcomed two new academy counselors after Mrs. Glazier and Ms. Smith departed over the summer. The new counselor for Academy 3 is Mr. Sabas. Last year he was completing a school counseling internship under...

Global conflicts class offers new perspective

Tate Miller, Reporter

August 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

History teacher John Kerby has been teaching at North for eight years, but there always been something more he wanted to do with the subject. This year he is teaching a one semester class over Global Conflicts, covering genocides...

David Self, proud new Redskin

Jennifer Anima, Reporter

August 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Among the many new faces to North, David Self is the new assistant principal for Academy 2 and has proven to be an excited and proud new Redskin. Self has been adapting to North well, and describes the people of North as helpful, respectfu...

Vandalism At North High

April Draut, Nathan Bruce, Jordan Shull, Reporters

May 15, 2018

Filed under News

Monday May 7th students came to school to see a shocking spray paint job around the outside of the building. The spray paint covered the walls with writing and random symbols. They also painted over the newly added chair on the front lawn. The sch...

Why Do Students Lack Motivation?

April Draut, reporter

May 4, 2018

Filed under News

Graduation rates are dropping and depression rates are increasing the cause; cell phones. Motivation is hard to come by as a teacher in today's ever growing electronic society. Teacher's struggle to get students to pay attention and cell phones have only ma...

Russell Horning Leaving North

Layla Sabrah, Tate Miller, and Tim Christmore

May 1, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

After 7 years of teaching English at North High School, Mr. Horning has decided to leave for Wilbur Middle School. “Some teachers know they want to teach elementary or high school- that hasn’t always been the case for me.” Next...

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