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More about freshman Hunter Williams’ former state, Kansas

More about freshman Hunter Williams’ former state, Kansas

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Did you read the Faces In the Crowd about Hunter Williams' move from Topeka, Kansas in Issue 1? Learn more about Kansas on our Pinterest board, which is full of information on the state’s government, sports teams, history, points of interest and traditional foods....

More about freshman’s experience with Saudi Arabian culture

More about freshman’s experience with Saudi Arabian culture

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2015


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After reading the Faces In The Crowd about Olivia Peruzzi's experience with a Saudi Arabian family in Issue 1, you may be wondering what it’s like to live half way around the globe in Saudi Arabia. We’ve compiled a Pinterest board filled with the country’s government, culture, popular attra...

The music behind the singer

The music behind the singer

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

October 1, 2015


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Did you read the Faces In the Crowd about sopohomore Kitty Clark Issue 1? Check out some pictures from her previous performances and a playlist from Lewis Watson and Chip Skylark, her favorite artists, here. ...

About German teacher Susan Sipos

About German teacher Susan Sipos

By Montana Paton, Intern

September 27, 2015


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Freshman experiences Saudi Arabian culture

Freshman experiences Saudi Arabian culture

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

September 25, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

Through her father’s job, freshman Olivia Peruzzi spent a year introducing a Saudi Arabian family to America. The family traveled from Dammam and spent a year living in Michigan. While introducing the family to American life, Peruzzi simultaneously learned about Saudi Arabian culture. “We got to ...

Sophomore shares passion of music

Sophomore shares passion of music

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

September 25, 2015


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Nursing homes are typically associated with the elderly and not melodies. However, sophomore Kitty Clark has been able to combine the unlikely pair through volunteering. Clark started singing at senior centers and Meals on Wheels events when she was 12. She was first introduced to the idea by her ...

Tennis aids in freshman’s move from Kansas

Tennis aids in freshman’s move from Kansas

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

September 25, 2015


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Moving isn’t easy, but for freshman Hunter Williams, tennis served as a way to cope. Williams moved from Topeka, Kansas at the end of last school year and played tennis throughout the summer. “It helped me get to know people, and it was really a fun way to spend my summer. It made everything s...

Faces in the Crowd

By Alex Harring

May 22, 2015


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https://issuu.com/mygpn/docs/northpointe-issue16all/6

K-Pop Playlist

K-Pop Playlist

By Josie Bennett, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2015


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Did you read the K-Pop review in the May issue of North Pointe? Interested in hearing what Korean pop music really sounds like? Here's a collection of Korean soloists, boy bands and girl bands. ...

Freshman finds interest in animals

Freshman finds interest in animals

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

April 24, 2015


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Barking and meowing is something freshman Katie Thomas hears every day throughout her home. Thomas has fostered a variety of animals with her family, including Rottweilers, German Shepherd puppies and four litters of kittens through the Michigan Humane Society. She received inspiration from her mo...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Mark Koester

By Ritika Sanikommu, Web Managing Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Laboring through one foreign language requires time and dedication, and learning two languages has proven to be rare. However, senior Mark Koester delved into the challenge by chance. Koester originally took Spanish because of its popularity, but an opportunity opened up to take German 1 this year...

Freshman’s passion for snow globes leads to new goals

Freshman’s passion for snow globes leads to new goals

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

March 6, 2015


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Shiny glass spheres gleam from the shelves of freshman Fiona Byrne’s large display of exotic snow globes. Byrne started collecting snow globes at age 5. She has more than 30 of them, and her collection is still growing. Most of her snow globes are simple, containing little people dancing in the ...