North Pointe Now

January 3, 2018


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Abbey Cadieux is a senior at Grosse Pointe North High School. She is the co-editor-in-chief and a member of the Editorial Board. She has a demonstrated passion in history, politics and writing. Outside of school, she runs (sometimes) and is an avid thrifter. You can find her at the local public library...

Over-the-counter to under the table

Over-the-counter to under the table

By Michal Ruprecht, Erin Kaled, Ben Uram, and Mackenzie Smith

December 20, 2017


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Freshman Lily Becker zones out as she listens to a history lecture. But this isn’t a recurring problem — her loss of concentration at school only happens if she doesn’t take Adderall, a central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Becker was diagnos...

Design: Volume 50, issue 7, page 7

Design: Volume 50, issue 7, page 7

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

December 20, 2017


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Mariah Loper

Mariah Loper

December 18, 2017


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Mariah Loper is a tenth grader at Grosse Pointe North High School. Mariah is a person who loves to play on the internet and loves to express her style. She is a pretty bold and colourful person who loves to free write, swim, and play clarinet on the side. She also  enjoys leading younger kids and talking...

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 Page Editor 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 since si...

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 ...