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Senior leads school orchestra

Senior leads school orchestra

By Lyndsay Kluge, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features

After motivation struck the summer of her junior year, Senior LaSean Patton earned her spot as the concertmaster of orchestra. Her love for playing throughout her musical career is what pushed her to reach for her goal. “I really practiced my scales every day. My goal was to be concertmaster, so I w...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Katie Sauget

Faces in the crowd: Junior Katie Sauget

By Bella Lawson, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Between 11 hours of dance a week, assistant teaching 10 hours per week, school, clubs and other extra curriculars, junior Katie Sauget has a lot on her plate. She said her favorite part of dance are all of the opportunities she’s been able to experience and the people she has met throughout the year...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lilly Reinhard

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lilly Reinhard

By Bella Lawson, Staff reporter

December 11, 2016


Filed under Faces in the Crowd

Junior Lilly Reinhard’s love for music began during car rides with her mom jamming to Dixie Chicks when she was a young girl, whose concert they attended this summer. Reinhard has been in choir since fifth grade and enjoys playing guitar and writing music and lyrics to accompany it. “I’ve b...

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