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Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 95 views
Filed under News, Showcase

You may have noticed that the Media Center was closed March 14, 15 and 16. You may have also noticed that there were many well-dressed visitors coming and going, as well as North students dressed like business professionals. The reason for this was the Career Technical Agriculture Education (CTAE) Mo...

“Forty-Five: Fifteen”

“Forty-Five: Fifteen”

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor
December 19, 2016 • 257 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

The generators above whirred into silence. Dark settled around the city, enveloping every life in a shivering cold. Rain slit through the air. It stole the breath from the children, and wood burned to fight its wicked sting. Clatters of windows being pulled shut filled the street, and the street after...

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 355 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Photo Essay, Showcase

      After the well anticipated broadcast of the $1.5 billion Powerball Jackpot’s winning numbers on January 13th, millions of people across the country returned to their regular lives as their fantasies were put on hold.  Before the announcement, everyone had the same u...

The Capacity of The Present

The Capacity of The Present

Julie Day, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 522 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We view the future as a wide open landscape riddled with opportunity, and it is exactly that ideal which disables us from being truly happy: the assumption that the future holds something greater than the present, and we just have to wait for it. The future, despite popular belief, is dependent on...

Building the Future: The World Architecture Fair

Building the Future: The World Architecture Fair

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
January 8, 2016 • 377 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

Naturally, when one thinks of the future, they imagine flying cars, neon skyscrapers, and best of all, coliseums full of teenagers killing one another.  While this dream is a fantastical one, the reality of human creation is potentially even more interesting.  Architects recently have focused on designing...

One-on-One with Mr. Cheney

One-on-One with Mr. Cheney

Jack Kern, Staff Writer
September 17, 2015 • 475 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

I recently conducted an interview with our new principal, Mr. Jeff Cheney, and I can say first-hand that he has a true passion for his job, a job that he fully understands. Mr. Cheney has had plenty of other jobs in the academic field as both a teacher and a principal, so we can rest assured that we...

The Waving Test

The Waving Test

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer
March 26, 2015 • 367 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

“Don’t forget your lunch! It’s on table!” yelled my mom. Does she not know exactly how many tables there are in here? We practically live in a futuristic manufacturing factory that constructs high-tech everything and will grab, stab, or clean anything. Both my parents are engineers so they...

I Am Only a Kid, You Know?

I Am Only a Kid, You Know?

Tara Bailey, Features Editor
May 13, 2014 • 526 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Let me tell you that although I plan to go to college in the fall to prepare for my future career, there is something that you should know: I have no clue what I want to do. I should know by now—I am eighteen years old. This is the part where being eighteen years old really bites us in the butt: everyone...

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