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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” ...

WARM Center opens at Brownell Middle School

WARM Center opens at Brownell Middle School

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

UPDATE: The WARM Center will not be open March 11-12 because of restored power to most homes. Grosse Pointe Public Schools, Services for Older Citizens and Grosse Pointe police are opening a WARM Center at Brownell Middle School in Grosse Pointe Farms. Located at 260 Chalfonte Ave., the center is...

SAT location moved

SAT location moved

March 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

Because of a continued power outage, the SAT test, hosted by the Grosse Pointe Public School System and originally housed on North's campus on Saturday, March 11, will be moved to Brownell Middle School in Grosse Pointe Farms. According to social studies teacher Sean McCarroll, students should still...

School musical performance rescheduled

School musical performance rescheduled

March 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

UPDATE: The show will run in originally scheduled days of the week and times the following week, March 16-18. UPDATE: All scheduled shows have been cancelled. New performance times and ticket information to come. UPDATE: Both March 11 shows have been cancelled because of continued power outage...

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A Nov. 9 Grosse Pointe Times story shows that Grosse Pointe agreed with the electoral college. The community-at-large voted for President-elect Donald Trump. The two Pointes that strictly service Grosse Pointe North, the Woods and Shores, voted for Trump, along with the divided Farms. The City a...

Girls varsity soccer wins districts, overcomes complications

Girls varsity soccer wins districts, overcomes complications

By Anu Subramaniam and Katelyn Carney

June 12, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Players jump in victory. A crowd jumps to their feet in excitement. The girls varsity soccer team did it--they won districts for the first time since head coach Olivia Stander played for the team in 2008 on June 4. But then the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) laid down the law. S...

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 ...

Class of 2019 holds class election

Class of 2019 holds class election

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

UPDATE (Nov. 12): Elections for the class of 2019 took place Nov. 11, with the results announced on Nov. 12. Look below to see the class representatives. President: Hope Miller Vice President: Olivia Peruzzi Secretary: Meaghan McSkimming Treasurer: Evie Mourtos Senators: Max Driscoll Will Hofman...

Class of 2017 cancels Norsemen Olympics

Class of 2017 cancels Norsemen Olympics

By Anu Subramaniam, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Class of 2017 cancelled their Norsemen Olympics night planned for Thursday, Oct. 29 due to a lack of elementary school participation. They had originally wanted 50 kids to participate, but only got responses from about 20 students. As a result, the council decided to cancel the event on Friday, Oct....

Boys varsity soccer ends district run

Boys varsity soccer ends district run

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Breaking News, Fall, Sports

On Thursday, Oct. 22, the boys varsity soccer team fell to the De La Salle Pilots with a final score of 3-1 during their second playoff game at Hazel Park. Sophomore Tommy Kohler believes that although his team lost, the game could have had a different result. "I felt that my team gave it our all. We wor...

Girls golf team succeeds at states

Girls golf team succeeds at states

By Anu Subramaniam, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Fall, Girls Golf, Sports

On Oct. 17, the girls varsity golf team placed 11th at states. To qualify for states, a team must place in the top three in their regionals. Leading up to the tournament, the team had an 8-0 record and placed second during their regionals at Heather Highlands Golf Club in Holly. Girls golf states...

Norsemen fall to South in Wounded Warrior match

Norsemen fall to South in Wounded Warrior match

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

October 16, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Breaking News, Sports

Despite their best efforts, the boys varsity soccer team couldn’t pull out a victory against Grosse Pointe South in the team’s annual Wounded Warrior match. Tonight’s game ended with a final score of 2-1. Every player participated in the game’s opening ceremonies, and walked either ...