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Faces in the crowd: Senior Bianca Jason

Faces in the crowd: Senior Bianca Jason

By Zoe Graves, Intern

December 1, 2016


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

Music and the arts are two very important parts of senior Bianca Jason’s life. Art has been one of her passions ever since she was a kid. “When I was little I always had my hands in some sort of art material.” Jason said. “I’ve been more serious about painting since like 6th grade.” ...

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Polly Fitzgerald

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Polly Fitzgerald

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Features, profiles, Showcase

Miles of beaches line the coast and sail boats skitter up and down the sea shore. Sounds a lot like a Michigan, right? Maybe, but this place is 10,000 miles away and where sophomore Polly Fitzgerald was born: Melbourne, Australia. “It’s happy. It’s friendly. It’s warm,” Fitzgerald said. “It’s...

A tale of two businesses: student entrepreneurship

A tale of two businesses: student entrepreneurship

By Amber Braker, staff reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Editor's note: The originally published story mispelled junior Kirstin Bessette's last name Besset. A common misconception of teens today is that they are thought to be lazy and unwilling to do things for themselves. In fact, the opposite is true. In many cases, this generation of young people are even...

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Noelle Conrad

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Noelle Conrad

By Jacqueline Squillace, Intern

November 10, 2016


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Most people visit Cuba for their beautiful beaches and popular tourist attractions, but for sophomore Noelle Conrad, that was only a bonus of her trip. Conrad went to Cuba two days after summer began on a church mission trip. “There was a moment we were being taught how to dance, like local,...

Ideas for a fun Thanksgiving

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Thanksgiving means hosting, lots of food and a long preparation process, but don't sweat it. We have complied our favorite foods, drinks, games and decorations for you. Wether you're spending the day with some close friends, traveling across the state border, or entertaining the whole family, this collection...

Six concerts to watch out for this fall

Six concerts to watch out for this fall

By Mora Downs, Managing Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Quick, last-minute costumes for the busy student

Quick, last-minute costumes for the busy student

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Features, interactive, Media, Showcase, Video

Halloween is fast approaching, but college applications and the quarter ending are making students busier than ever. This combination makes holiday festivities take a backseat to academia, and students are left scrambling to find a Halloween party costume. If this applies to you, never fear. North Poi...

Prom checklist

Prom checklist

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With Prom this Saturday, check out our checklist to make sure you have everything set for your night. // ...

2016 Promposals

2016 Promposals

By Olivia Asimakis, Senior Assistant Editor

May 3, 2016


Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Should you worry about the water?

Should you worry about the water?

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features, interactive, Showcase

When sophomore Lilly Reinhard attended Brownell Middle School, the concern of elevated lead and copper levels in the school water was nonexistent. But in light of the Flint water crisis a recent study, conducted per request of the school district, revealed that Brownell is one of three Grosse Pointe ...

Junior’s passion for piano began at early age

Junior’s passion for piano began at early age

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Features, profiles, Showcase

Editor’s note: This is an extended version of the Faces in the Crowd on Sexton in issue 13 of North Pointe. Junior Grace Sexton learned to love the piano after another student performed at a recital. Since then, she has performed at concerts, weddings and school events, and has been taking lesson...

First family explores Cuba for first time

First family explores Cuba for first time

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

President Barack Obama and his family are traveling to Cuba this week, making it the first time a sitting president has been there in 88 years. Follow the first family on their vacation with this trip itinerary.Photo credit: Alex Harring ...