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Closing time

Closing time

By Michal Ruprecht and Jordan Craighead

December 6, 2017


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For senior Reagan Bastien, it’s a tradition to shop during the holidays. However, this year is unlike any other. Instead of driving to brick-and-mortars, she’ll be clicking away online because like many shoppers, Bastien enjoys the convenience of shopping online. “It's easier than going in store,” she s...

Design: Volume 50, issue 6, page 7

Design: Volume 50, issue 6, page 7

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

December 6, 2017


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Elizabeth Ballinger

Elizabeth Ballinger

December 4, 2017


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Elizabeth Ballinger joined North Pointe last year as a freshman and became a page editor in late March. She has played viola since 2013. She works at a local real estate company as the archiver. She has a cat named Lola that her friends rescued and she and her family adopted in sixth grade. Elizabeth is al...

Adam Schwartz

Adam Schwartz

December 4, 2017


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Adam Schwartz is currently a sophomore at North and joined the Journalism program in 2016. He is currently a Staff Reporter for the North Pointe. He enjoys being able to write about a wide variety of topics and working with new people all the time. He has been an active member of his Boy Scout troop s...

Brooklyn McWhorter

Brooklyn McWhorter

November 30, 2017


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Brooklyn McWhorter joined Journalism 1 when she was a freshman and was promoted to staff reporter in the fall of her sophomore year. She has a passion for web design and aspires to be the website managing editor by her junior year. Along with web design, she loves art and music. You can find her sin...

The perks of being bilingual

The perks of being bilingual

By Anna Post and Michal Ruprecht

November 15, 2017


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Senior Elizabeth Abel’s household isn't traditional. Abel comes from a culturally diverse family. Her father, an American is trilingual, and her mother speaks her native language, Spanish. Although Spanish was Abel’s first language, she speaks both English and Spanish. Abel feels that bein...

Design: Volume 50, issue 5, page 7

Design: Volume 50, issue 5, page 7

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

November 15, 2017


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Quick Hits

Quick Hits

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

November 13, 2017


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  Swim & Dive with Senior Alyssa Dall As this year's swim and dive season comes to an close in the next couple of weeks, senior Alyssa Dall said this was her best season yet. “Last meet at MAC’s championship, I got all my best times,” Dall said. “On the 100 fly I got a 1:12 and on ...

Girls in STEM

By Michal Ruprecht and Erin Kaled

November 1, 2017


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Senior Ellie Frame welcomed members to the first Health Careers Investigation Club meeting as part of her duties as president on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Seventy-two percent of HCIC members are female. However, this statistic doesn’t match national averages. During the 1960s and 1970s, there was an inc...

Design: Volume 50, issue 4, page 5

Design: Volume 50, issue 4, page 5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

November 1, 2017


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In the pulpit

In the pulpit

By Michal Ruprecht, Sophie Kehrig, and Colin Haroutunian

October 18, 2017


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Seniors Kitty Clark and Andrew Hallam have been involved in theatrical productions together since middle school. Through their participation in “The Pirates of Penzance,” both encountered a life-changing opportunity. Each received a choir scholarship from the Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, w...

Design: Volume 50, issue 3, page 7

Design: Volume 50, issue 3, page 7

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

October 18, 2017


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