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On November 6, GPPSS announced the hybrid learning plan for when in-person school resumes. Deputy Superintendent Jon Dean explained that changes may be made to both plans in the future, and he urged everyone to keep a look out for further information.
“Just at this time, keep paying attention to what’s going on. Obviously, things are always changing,” Dean said.
Proposed remote learning plan removed, future plans for face-to-face learning
By Farrah Fasse and Sophia Dragich November 24, 2020

Return to school postponed, midterms canceled On Nov. 6, GPPSS announced the postponement of the return to in-person learning for high school students to the tentative...

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Overwhelmed students and faculty seek solutions
By Michael Hartt, Editor-In-Chief • November 16, 2020

Senior Amelia Schock says that the online school format implemented at the start of the school year has caused her to be more overwhelmed with...

The future of face to face learning
By Joleigh Jackson and Areion Swain November 1, 2020

On March 30, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released an executive order that put Michigan on lockdown due to an increased number of Covid-19 cases,...

Contentious school board elections raises concern among students
By Michael Hartt, Alyssa King, and Drew Lovell October 30, 2020

Senior Joe Mieczkowski believes that the current school board election is the most contentious one of his lifetime. He attributes the tension...

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,...

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,...

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5 Covid-friendly ways to celebrate Halloween safely
5 Covid-friendly ways to celebrate Halloween safely
By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief • October 31, 2020

While trick-or-treating and parties may be out of the picture, Halloween still calls for spooky celebration! Here's our picks for the best Halloween...

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Trick-or-treat: the 5 best Halloween treats to enjoy from home
By Kaitlyn Barr, Intern • October 31, 2020

Scroll for our list of popular Halloween treats to satisfy your sweet tooth!   Caramel apples are a seasonal treat that come with...

Covid-19, storm damage puts Halloween festivities on hold
By Amelia Nowicki, Brandon Miller, and Kaitlyn Barr October 30, 2020

Amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, normal holiday festivities have been put on hold, and with Halloween around the corner, many have begun to...

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...

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...

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At the end of the team
Varsity football team wins first game in over a year
By Grace Cueter and Sophia Dragich November 5, 2020

Following a 0-9 record in the 2019 season, the Grosse Pointe North varsity football team won their first game in over a year. On Sept. 25 the team went up against St. Clair,...

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School sports in the era of COVID-19
November 2, 2020

Athletic Director Michelle Davis and her staff have been working to implement recent changes in MHSAA guidelines. The MHSAA recently released...

“The Last Dance” not quite a slam dunk
May 29, 2020

“The Last Dance,” a 10 part documentary portraying the rise of the undisputed, greatest basketball player of all time, was originally...

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    

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...

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