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WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017 • 241 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

This creamy, crumb-topped macaroni and cheese is not only a great side dish for the holidays, but also one of the best comfort foods for any time of the year. It is quick and easy to make; most people already have all of these ingredients in their kitchen. Ingredients needed to make six servings: 1½ cups of uncooke...

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
November 18, 2016 • 174 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

All in all, there is a variety of traditions kept by the students and teachers of North.  Whether your family spends hours cooking a feast, goes out to a restaurant, or spends Thanksgiving in some other way, it is sure to be an enjoyable holiday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for most Americans,...

Advanced Comp. Classes create “Ava’s Man” projects

Advanced Comp. Classes create “Ava’s Man” projects

November 17, 2016 • 232 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The week before Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Gilliom and Mrs. Smith's Advanced Composition classes held a "Southern Artifact Project Day" where they brought in projects, artifacts, and food items related to their novel "Ava's Man."

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 139 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Why is it people go for a diet soda over a regular soda? It might be because the word “diet” persuades people into thinking an item is healthy. However, you might want to look closer at the ingredients next time before grabbing a diet soda out of a nearby vending machine. Research shows the ingredients...

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack
May 7, 2015 • 277 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

This school year is quickly coming to an end. As the lengthy break approaches, we may find ourselves indulging in all the wrong treats. For those who are wishing to find delicious, yet healthy, desserts, we found the perfect treat for you. And no, this does not involve any sugar. A tremendous amount...

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy

Gracen Martin and Rhiannon Martin
March 24, 2015 • 382 views
Filed under Audio, Podcasts, Showcase

Due to hectic schedules, it is very difficult to be a healthy teenage girl in high school. But our installment in A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy shares helpful tips and easy ways to maintain overall fitness, health, and well being while juggling a tough, overloaded high school career. Listen ...

Around the World in 25 Countries

Around the World in 25 Countries

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014 • 798 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian stave churches, attracting crowds of people weary from the blistering and oppressive central Florida...

The Lifestyle of Healthy

The Lifestyle of Healthy

Rebekah Schnaubelt, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 805 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

There is always an extreme to either side of a good argument. Today’s culture sees weight, especially women’s weight, in a skewed and dangerous way. Billboards showcase skinny women and ripped men who look realistic enough that they doesn’t appear disfigured, but that would be considered unhealthy...

Cheese N’ Chips

Cheese N’ Chips

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer
May 2, 2014 • 742 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

For her very first year as a part of the NFHS family, Mrs. Sheri Smith is always full of positive energy, friendly to everyone around her, and involves herself in as many activities as she can participate in. Mrs. Smith currently teaches the food and nutrition pathway which consists of three classes:...

Chowing Down on Puppy Chow!

Chowing Down on Puppy Chow!

Rayanne Griffith and Beattie Hoyle
April 23, 2014 • 1,768 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Who doesn’t love to chow down on puppy chow? Whether it’s an actual puppy or a teenager with a serious sweet tooth, the scrumptious sensation will leave one craving more. One bite simply won’t satisfy the taste buds; however, a whole batch will leave the stomach happy and at ease. With different...

Obesity: Disease or Choice?

Obesity: Disease or Choice?

Citlali Arzate, Staff writer
April 11, 2014 • 2,515 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

It is estimated that every one of us is born with at least five to ten potentially deadly gene mutations. Not every gene mutation is deadly, but many of them are the root cause that leads to diseases such as diabetes, sickle cell anemia, Huntington’s disease, and obesity.  Obesity is a major problem...

Fast Food Frenzy

Fast Food Frenzy

Sam Perryman, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013 • 1,820 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In the early 1950’s, the movement for more convenient, quick food began in America with a small establishment called White Castle that sold cheap slider burgers for around five cents a pop. Now approximately 60 years later the fast food market has dramatically expanded with around 72 individual chains...

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