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ALL TOGETHER NOW | During the concert, everybody from the 5th graders to the seniors played the song, “Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.” They do this to show how much the students have improved throughout their musical career. Junior Rodd Monts missed playing with the younger students last year. “It’s my favorite concert of the year so it was really tough. I really missed playing with all the South kids and seeing all the elementary and middle school kids and how far they came but I’m happy its back this year,” Monts said.

Don’t call it a comeback: The return of the winter concerts

By Arei Swain and Parker O’Neill January 14, 2022

Last year, we adapted to online school and extracurriculars in an attempt to maintain some sense of tradition and normalcy for students and for the community. Last year the orchestra and band concerts...

SELF SUPPLIED|  To customize her products Beers uses her own resources,  “In order to make my clothing I use an iron on material and my cricut machine to cut out the design I want,” Beers said.

Shop Designs by Cam

By Kate Bania, Gabby Miller, and Lauren Shipe January 11, 2022

Some creative and business-owning students at North have begun to spread their art to more people by selling their products in online shops. Sophomore Cameron Beers shows her creative side through the...

Supply chain crisis affects this holiday season

Supply chain crisis affects this holiday season

By Farrah Fasse and Gabby Miller November 17, 2021

When shopping online, consumers have seen out-of-stock messages on items go up 250 percent in Oct. 2021 compared to Jan. 2020, according to data from Adobe Analytics. As a result of a set of complex issues,...

“When she [Phoebe Bridger]  played ‘I know the End’ and everyone was screaming,” Bernas said. “That was awesome.”

Concert comeback

By Annabelle Julien, Section editor October 28, 2021

Though the global pandemic is not fully behind us, the general public has been falling back into a more normal routine. With this, concerts are beginning to resurface.  For senior Eleanor Bernas, who...

The current policy for a snapchat badmouthing a school that is screenshotted and sent from off campus like this is disciplinary action. The Supreme Court is currently debating if this is a violation of students free speech.

Free speech of students in question in Supreme Court case

By Annabelle Julien and Victoria Wittenberg June 2, 2021

Since 1969, the standard for freedom of speech in schools has been solely based on the decision in the Tinker v. Des Moines case in which a group of students wore black armbands on their uniforms to protest...

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2021 Charity Week introduces new fundraisers

By Sophia Dragich and Alexa Mazzola May 24, 2021

Senior Jack Ugval was one of the many attendees who enjoyed Grosse Pointe North and South’s Dog Walk on May 2. The event consisted of a two-mile walk near the school, time for attendees to peruse through...

Senior season: what to expect in the coming weeks

Senior season: what to expect in the coming weeks

By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor May 5, 2021

With a little less than a month until prom and graduation, the class of 2021 is on a downhill sprint to the red tape. Senior class president Chris Marshall has led the student council in coordinating and...

Orchestra director Noah Zogas encourages new students to get involved in the band and orchestra programs. It is never too late to start playing, Zogas said. If you are motivated, reach out to me, a counselor, or a friend in the instrumental music program, and you can experience the excitement of music, too.

Honors orchestra program extended to high school students

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor March 24, 2021

The honors band and orchestra programs have existed for students in grades 5-8 for many years, however this year they have been extended to high school students. This program is for advanced band and orchestra...

Councilwoman Vicki Granger says that throughout his tenure as mayor, Novitke always tried to proactively and kindly solve any conflicts or issues with anyone in the city government. “Thats just the kind of person he was, he just cared about other people,” Granger said. “... He wanted people to do their best.”

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor dies at 74

By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor March 24, 2021

Grosse Pointe Woods mayor Robert Novitke died on March 14 following a battle with emphysema. Novitke was mayor since 1990, and his career as a public servant spanned over 40 years. Before he became a part...

“Our competition season last year was very brief, we attended one competition at Milford High School, and I remember at the end the top teams would usually go up and shake hands with the judges, but we were only allowed to bump elbows,” Barber said.

Robotics team goes digital

By Annabelle Julien and Drew Lovell March 24, 2021

Sophomore and part fabricator Tegan Barber joined the robotics team her freshman year to expand her knowledge about a subject she is passionate about. However, this year’s Gearheads competitions look...

The meme that has become the symbol of “WallStreetBets” and other young investing groups, representing a risk worth taking, influencing an investment although it may not be a logical one. “People have greater access to information in real time and depending upon which media outlet they are listening to or reading,” financial advisor Michael Wharton said. “Information disseminated is not always factual.”

The emergence of Gen-Z investors

By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor March 1, 2021

The stock market is no longer just a game for boomers. The recent drastic involvement of teenagers and young adults in the stock exchange has become a nightmare for hedge fund managers and Wall Street...

Cookie crisis

Cookie crisis

By Sophia Dragich and Annabelle Julien February 24, 2021

Juniors Stephanie Westrick and Dani Lubienski have been participating in Girl Scouts and selling cookies for 11 years, but Covid-19 has prevented the scouts from selling cookies as they normally do. This...

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