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SHOWING SUPPORT | Ronan MacMaster stands outside of the theater after his play was performed at Michigan State University and attended by his AP Literature and Composition class, chaperoned by his teacher Jillian McDonald. “It was very mature for a highschool student,” McDonald said. “It was really cool to see it come to life on stage.”

MacMaster’s play is “As good as it gets”

By Christina Shea and Lauren Kaled May 31, 2023

Upwards of 1,000 students submitted their written plays to Michigan State University’s 27th Annual Young Playwrights Festival which provides applicants with the opportunity to have their play produced...

Should AP classes require final exams?

Should AP classes require final exams?

By Sophia Dragich and Katie Madigan May 31, 2023

Pro Every year students spend the better part of their spring studying for final exams. However, many students take AP classes that have their own exams in May, and they often dread the idea of taking...

On board with the rowing team

On board with the rowing team

By Gabe Goode, Staff Reporter May 19, 2023

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STICKS UP | Edison Jarvi is ecstatic that he got to see himself and his teammates have a win. “We had an overtime win against LAnse Creuse North, that was great to see a lot of the new guys just experience a close lacrosse game and then experience a win,” Jarvi said.

Battle of the lax’s: Differences between boys and girls lacrosse

By Shayla Andrews and Gianna Roux May 18, 2023

Suited up in their helmets, padding and gloves, the boys lacrosse team can be seen walking onto the field ready for a fight. However, the girls lacrosse team walks onto the same field only wearing...

Book your next visit: Renovated library offers new features for students

Book your next visit: Renovated library offers new features for students

By Katie Madigan, Wren Cueter, and Lilly Kline May 15, 2023

After being closed since the beginning of the school year to allow renovations to be made to the space, the school library is now back open for students to enjoy. With the adjustments that were made, such...

The pros and cons of attending college out-of-state

The pros and cons of attending college out-of-state

By Mary Bentley and Stephanie Karoutsos May 12, 2023

Pro Many students arrive at college with the intention of making new friendships and gaining independence for themselves. Attending college out-of-state can help students find this independence, experience...

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The scoop on Modern Cone: Ice cream shop revamps menu and interior

By Ella McCarthy, Section Editor May 12, 2023

After being closed for a couple of months for renovations, Saint Clair Shores ice cream shop Modern Cone came back with not just a new interior, but new menu items as well. Right when you walk in, you...

Decisions, decisions: The pressures of life after high school

Decisions, decisions: The pressures of life after high school

By Editorial Board May 12, 2023

With all of the career opportunities available for high school graduates, seniors often find themselves feeling overwhelmed with making the right choice for what comes next. Whether it's picking a college,...

Welcome to the family: First Bring Your Kid to Work Day since 2019

Welcome to the family: First Bring Your Kid to Work Day since 2019

By Sage Cole, Troy Lipscomb, and Allie Mattes May 11, 2023

Bring Your Kid to Work Day is an American workplace tradition that allows children to experience first-hand what their parents do at their jobs and how their work contributes to  society. Bring Your Kid...

SEED TO SALE | After the microgreens were fully grown, the class washed, dried and packaged them to prepare them for delivery. Senior Aijalon Fernanders delivered the plants to a variety of different people around the community. “We packaged and delivered them,” Fernanders said. “We went around and said ‘do you want this, do you want that,’ and they would pay for them.”

Growing greens and gaining ground: Special needs students maintain and sell microgreens

By Grace Cueter and Grace Rossman May 11, 2023

Spreading soil, sprinkling seeds, monitoring growth, harvesting greens and packaging products are all skills that students in the special needs classrooms at North have acquired through their microgreens...

THE RIVALRY CONTINUES| Although they practice together, there is still some tension between the North and South sailing teams, according to junior co-captain Kate Bania. “We also practice with the Liggett team and they have like four people,” Bania said. “ The South team is also there and they have like 20 [sailors]. There is definitely some rivalry.”

The season sets sail

By Sofia Gualdoni and Lauren Veitengruber May 10, 2023

Before the season began, the sailing team posted flyers around the halls in an effort to spread the word about their team and increase their numbers. With nine sailors on the team, they are trying to recruit...

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