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A step out of your comfort zone

Karla Cardenas-Pasten and Kenda Farhat

May 13, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Trying new things in high school can be tough, especially when faced with the pressure of fitting in. Stepping out of one’s comfort zone might be the last thing on our mind along with the idea of putting oneself out there. Altho...

North Seniors and Juniors earn Seal of Biliteracy

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

May 13, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Seal of Biliteracy is a relatively new accomplishment to be earned in Kansas. North high, along with Southeast, was a pilot school for the year of 2019. Students are able to earn either a Gold or Platinum level seal when...

Second annual “Final Fest” takes place downtown

Kenda Farhat, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Wichita's second annual Final Fest took place on Friday, April 26th at the Urban Pop-up Park on Douglas. Final Fest is a free festival that invites people to celebrate and support local art, music, and food. It spanned from around...

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...

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...

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