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KIB: Week of 4/22

KIB: Week of 4/22

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

On Thursday April 26th, there is a half day for all students due to afternoon staff development. Students will report to class at regular time and will be dismissed at 10:55 A.M. All classes will be attended during the half day for a shorter period of time. For my information on half days click h...

KIB: Week of 4/16

KIB: Week of 4/16

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Keeping it brief, News

“Super Troopers 2” will premiere in theaters Friday, April 20. The movie is not yet rated, but it is a comedy/mystery movie. The first “Super Troopers”  got a 90 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating from the audience. You can buy tickets to the movie here. Echosmith will be in Detroit on Wed...

Local chemistry Olympiad exam more difficult than anticipated by students

By Colin Haroutunian, Intern

April 17, 2018


Filed under News

Junior Teddy Pappas and four other North students attempted the local 2018 Chemistry Olympiad exam on March 22nd at the University of Michigan campus in Dearborn. None of the five participants would proceed to the national-level competition. According to ACS, the Chemistry Olympiad has multiple levels, in...

Is the SAT necessary?

Is the SAT necessary?

By Jordan Craighead & Cairington Stahl, Business Manager & Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Ideas, News

Each year, millions of high schoolers sit at desks with two perfectly sharpened number two pencils and a state-approved calculator. They wipe the sweat from their brows, attempt to shake out the nerves and relax their minds. The proctor tells the students they have two hours and then they start one o...

KIB-Week of April 9

KIB-Week of April 9

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

Juniors will have Workkeys testing on the morning of Wednesday, April 11th in the gym. All other grades will be attending class as normal, and continue with a regular school day during testing. For more information about all test scheduling, click here. Students in grades nine through eleven will either...

KIB- March 14-23

KIB- March 14-23

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

March 19, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Keeping it brief, News

“Love, Simon” premiered Friday, March 16 and earned a 90 percent rating in Rotten Tomatoes. It is about a teenage boy named Simon who is done living by the world’s rules and is ready to come out as gay after talking to a secret person on the internet. Buy tickets here. “Midnight Sun” ...

Colleges respond to student demonstrations in, out of school

Colleges respond to student demonstrations in, out of school

By Alex Harring, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

When senior Raegan Bastien paid her deposit to Ohio University this month, it seemed like the end of the college admissions process. However, with walkouts and other protests happening in Grosse Pointe and across the nation in the country’s eye, a commitment does not necessarily mean security. D...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 26- March 5

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 26- March 5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

1. Winter Olympics come to an end The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea ended on Sunday, Feb. 25. According to the New York Times, Korean athletes marched under a unified flag in the opening ceremony but stood under two different flags at the closing ceremony. Lee Hee-beom, president o...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 4 -10

By Amelia Nowicki and Halle Pepper

February 15, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

The outcome of Super Bowl LII has given the Philadelphia Eagles their first Super Bowl win in the team’s history. The final score was 41-33, putting the Eagles above the New England Patriots The long awaited announcement of Kylie Jenner’s daughter, Stormi Webster, came in the form of an 11-mi...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Editor-in-chief

January 29, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

State of the Union Address - President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. The annual speech will outline the President’s agenda and points of attention for the 2018 term. Listen to this podcast to find out what to hear from the President this wee...

Board game day hosted to combat isolation

Board game day hosted to combat isolation

By Emily Widgren and Hannah Zalewski

January 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

In their Exploring Global Issues class, seniors Eva Ciaramitaro and Erin Kaled are combating the isolationism brought on by technology and phones and hosting a board game day for teens and the elderly on Jan. 20 at Central Library. “I can see how technology has influenced isolation with the different gen...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 21-28

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 21-28

By Charles Bernas, Intern

January 24, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, was served a subpoena by the FBI to testify before grand jury about possible Russian interference in the election.   Convicted child molester and former Olympics gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar, has so far been sentenced to 6...