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Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 3-9

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 3-9

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Hurricane Matthew reaches Haiti Haiti’s southern peninsula was hit by 45 miles per hour winds this week. As a result, Hurricane Matthew was classified as a category four hurricane. It’s estimated to dump around 15-25 inches of rain on average, but can reach up to 40 inches. Matthew has ki...

School board chooses new lunch provider, replacing Sodexo

School board chooses new lunch provider, replacing Sodexo

By Michal Ruprecht and Montana Paton

September 28, 2016


Filed under News

If you haven’t been to the lunchroom, take note. Things aren’t the same.   Last May and June, the School Board hosted a bid for a new lunch provider. Christian Fenton, Deputy Superintendent for Business and Operations, said the district was unsatisfied by Sodexo’s services and quality of f...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

By Sarah Wietecha, digital editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Winnie the Pooh series to induct new character The beloved children’s series Winnie the Pooh, is approaching its 90th anniversary, and to commemorate, Penguin, a new character, will debut in the new book The Best Bear in All the World. The new book will be available for sale on October 25. Read more on th...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of June 6-12

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of June 6-12

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor

June 6, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

World famous boxer Muhammad Ali dies at 74 On Saturday June 4, boxing legend, Muhammad Ali passed away after being hospitalized Monday morning for respiratory reasons. His death has sparked a debate about septic shock—the cause of his death—a condition where infection in the body causes organ failure...

Packs of puppies meet for annual Mutt March fundraiser

Packs of puppies meet for annual Mutt March fundraiser

By Emma Puglia, Senior Assistant Editor

June 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

German shepherds, golden retrievers and Labradors trek across the freshly manicured lawns of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House as part of the medley of dogs participating in the Michigan Humane Society’s Mutt March. This year’s Mutt March will take place on Saturday, June 5 at 8 a.m. as a way to r...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 30- June 5

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 30- June 5

By Billy Steigelman, Assistant Editor

May 30, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

NBA Finals set for rematch The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will play each other in a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals, which the Warriors won in six games. Game one is Thursday and all games will be broadcasted on ABC. To read more about the Finals, click here. ...

Social Studies Honors Society integrates school, community

Social Studies Honors Society integrates school, community

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under News

History teacher Andrew Taylor has created a new club called Social Studies Honors Society. He hopes the new club will showcase the school’s impact on the Grosse Pointe community. “It is designed to help promote North out into a larger community,” Taylor said. “We’re going to make a club ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 23-29

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 23-29

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Assistant Editor

May 22, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

  Oklahoma governor vetoes controversial abortion bill   On Friday, May 20, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) vetoed a bill that would have made it a felony for doctors to perform abortions. The law included an exception only for doctors performing abortions on women whose lives are ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 16-22

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 16-22

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

May 16, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Transgender students afforded bathroom of choice in public schools President Obama and his administration called for public schools to allow students to use the bathroom that matches the gender they identify with. Obama’s letter references Title IX, which says that no medical diagnosis or d...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 9-15

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 9-15

By Olivia Robinson, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2016


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Steph Curry wins second MVP award The Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry made history off the courts on Tuesday by being voted the first unanimous MVP winner in NBA history. Curry was voted with every first-place honor available for a total of 1310 points. Curry led the Warriors on a 24...

Changes in student elections put into effect

Changes in student elections put into effect

By Anu Subramaniam, Senior Assistant Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After seeing student council election campaigns become eccentric and expensive, Student Association and administration sought to revise the rules. Instead of the usual sweet treats that students have grown accustomed to during election week, candidates are only allowed to pass out buttons. “In ...

TV production students win awards

TV production students win awards

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

TV production students won awards for their service announcements and short films on April 23 and April 30. Students submitted their videos to the Michigan Student Film and Video Contest (DAFT), National Academy of Television, Arts and Science (NATAS) Student Emmy Awards and the Meijer Great Choices F...