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Lesson planning for students during online school
By Jamison Townsend, Intern • May 5, 2020

As the year progresses, more and more information about the COVID-19 pandemic comes out. Life has changed for many Americans as restaurants, bars and offices have closed down...

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COVID-19's impact on anxiety sufferers
By Abi Murray, Page Editor • May 5, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, economic downturn and international quarantine, the mental health of Americans is a growing public concern.  To...

Staying in shape during quarantine
By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2020

 For many of us, working out is a staple 0f our everyday lives. Whether it’s a 50 year old Grosse Pointe mom going for a run on the treadmill,...

District switches to Google Hangouts after Zoom privacy concerns
By Grace Cueter, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2020

As schools around the world are transitioning to online schooling, most are turning to Zoom, an app that allows teachers, students, board members...

Counseling staff to assist students with mental health amid tragedy
By Farrah Fasse and Michael Hartt April 15, 2020

Following the death of a student, North’s building crisis team immediately began working to support students through the process of grieving....

Administration unblurs the lines between memorialization and glorification
By Abi Murray, Colin Duffy, and Jo Jackson April 13, 2020

In the wake of the death of a student, a group of students gave tribute with banners on the North baseball field fence and painting a rock in...

Students, staff reflect on COVID-19 school closures
By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter • April 3, 2020

For many, time off from school in March and April means spring break. Unfortunately, the circumstances for the time off now may not be as enjoyable. ...

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Working during quarantine
By Arei Swain, Intern • May 29, 2020

During quarantine, there have been many adjustments that students had to make, one of them being balancing a job and still taking care of their...

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Science teacher runs Boston Marathon despite postponement
By Gabbi Bielak, Staff Reporter • May 8, 2020

When the Boston Marathon got postponed due to COVID-19, science teacher Elizabeth Michaels decided she was still going to run the race on April...

Staying in shape during quarantine
By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2020

 For many of us, working out is a staple 0f our everyday lives. Whether it’s a 50 year old Grosse Pointe mom going for a run on the treadmill,...

Sophomore "Alleviating Anxiety" with new mental health organization
By Jamison Townsend, Staff Reporter • April 17, 2020

When sophomore Kai Lloyd saw that students at school were struggling with anxiety and mental health, they wanted to help out by showing that...

Senior wins MASC/MAHS Student of the Year Award at state conference
By Hannah Zalewski and Kourtney Walk April 15, 2020

Senior and Student Association senator Nia Crutcher was glad to attend the 2020 Michigan Association of Student Councils and Honor Societies...

Advantage or obstruction?
By Amelia Nowicki and Robert Maddox April 13, 2020

To many student athletes, sports advantages are anything but new. Whether these assets include cutting-edge equipment or a thought-out game plan,...

5 Minutes with: Kelly Maisel
By Ray Jason, Intern • February 4, 2019

Math teacher Kelly Maisel has only ever wanted to make her family proud. Graduating in the top tenth percentile of her high school class, Maisel...

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“The Last Dance” not quite a slam dunk
By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter • May 29, 2020

“The Last Dance,” a 10 part documentary portraying the rise of the undisputed, greatest basketball player of all time, was originally set to air in June 2020. However,...

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Advantage or obstruction?
April 13, 2020

To many student athletes, sports advantages are anything but new. Whether these assets include cutting-edge equipment or a thought-out game plan,...

Positives of athletic trainers
January 2, 2019

As a coach for both girls ice and field hockey, english teacher Emma Huellmantel greatly appreciates the provision of athletic trainers. “It's...

2018 NCAA Tournament Predictions
March 14, 2018

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Gymnastics team falls short on first meet
January 8, 2018

The gymnastics team competed in their first meet on Dec. 12 at Fraser High School. The team lost by a few points, but sophomore Claire Yee is...

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title
January 4, 2018

In a 4-1 victory, the girls varsity hockey team prevailed over the Blue Devils on Friday, Dec. 22. The win named the girls as champions of the...

Sports teams build meaningful friendships
January 3, 2018

Mario Lorelli 12th grade varsity   Senior Mario Lorelli has played hockey since he was little, when his father first introduced him...

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