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Superintendent search calls for student feedback
Superintendent search calls for student feedback
By Alexa Mazzola, Intern • April 30, 2021

As the search for the new district superintendent continues, a meeting between the search firm and a group of selected students allowed the latter to voice their opinions...

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2021 Elections
By Grace Rossman and Annabelle Julien April 19, 2021

Student Association Student Council Class of 2022 Student Council Class of 2023 Student Council Class of 2024  

District to cancel final exams to close out 2020-2021 school year
By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2021

On March 23, district administration announced the cancellation of second semester exams for both virtual and in-person high school students....

The search for Niehaus' successor
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • March 22, 2021

With summer on the horizon — and the end of the 2020-2021 school year — the search for superintendent Dr. Gary Niehaus' successor is well...

Full house: back at full capacity after a year
By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter • March 22, 2021

Despite many doubts that it would work, the hybrid schedule was mostly successful, but many think that the school board is being even more...

Keeping up with COVID-19
By Kaitlyn Barr and Sophia Dragich March 22, 2021

Junior Anneliese Lechner was one of the many students who volunteered to participate in the free COVID-19 testing offered to all North students...

Bring your own device program allows expanded use of technology in classrooms
By Alexa Mazzola, Intern • March 17, 2021

The altered school year came along with a new medium of learning. Students now bring their own devices to school, improving the chance of fully...

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The girls lacrosse team leaves space between seats on the bus ride to Troy Athens. “The number of players is lower this season than in past seasons but that
Participation pending in spring sports
By Bella Yoakam and Arei Swain April 30, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year has been more abnormal than previous years. Many student athletes have been affected by COVID-19, leaving them with the decision to participate in...

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Mandatory COVID-19 testing for athletes continues
By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor • April 30, 2021

In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, rapid tests have been administered to traditional and OneGP Virtual spring athletes each Monday...

Senior Logan Ladach places sixth at the MHSAA 2021 state wrestling tournament
By Grace Cueter, Section Editor • April 30, 2021

On April 3, senior Logan Ladach competed at the individual states wrestling competition, placing sixth in the meet. Ladach said that his qualification...

Safety protocols required for spring sports season
By Alexa Mazzola, Intern • March 29, 2021

With the delays to the beginning of the spring sports season, many athletes are questioning how things will be moving forward.  According...

Two of three community figure skating teams advance to the state competition
By Grace Cueter, Section Editor • March 22, 2021

Despite experiencing a season of uncertainty and cancellation due to COVID-19, two of the three Grosse Pointe figure skating teams are able to...

“Hold on, you’ve been scrolling for way too long”
By Amelia Nowicki and Brandon Miller March 19, 2021

Initially launched in 2016, TikTok continues to be among the fastest-growing social media applications available to teens, many of whom have...

Girl's hockey quarantined after exposure to COVID-19
By Michael Hartt, Editor in chief • March 17, 2021

After playing three full seasons of girls’ ice hockey, senior and varsity team captain Mia Cassar was heartbroken when she was informed her...

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Senior season: what to expect in the coming weeks
Senior season: what to expect in the coming weeks
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • May 5, 2021

With a little less than a month until prom and graduation, the class of 2021 is on a downhill sprint to the red tape. Senior class president...

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Honors orchestra program extended to high school students
By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor • March 24, 2021

The honors band and orchestra programs have existed for students in grades 5-8 for many years, however this year they have been extended to high...

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor dies at 74
By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor • March 24, 2021

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor Robert Novitke died on March 14 following a battle with emphysema. Novitke was mayor since 1990, and his career as...

Robotics team goes digital
By Annabelle Julien and Drew Lovell March 24, 2021

Sophomore and part fabricator Tegan Barber joined the robotics team her freshman year to expand her knowledge about a subject she is passionate...

The emergence of Gen-Z investors
By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor • March 1, 2021

The stock market is no longer just a game for boomers. The recent drastic involvement of teenagers and young adults in the stock exchange has...

Cookie crisis
By Sophia Dragich and Annabelle Julien February 24, 2021

Juniors Stephanie Westrick and Dani Lubienski have been participating in Girl Scouts and selling cookies for 11 years, but Covid-19 has prevented...

Senior’s small business
By Kaitlyn Barr, Staff Reporter • February 24, 2021

Senior Elliot Millican has always been very interested in art and making their own things. So, when Millican saw Instagram accounts beginning...

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