From a young age, Hilton used partying and drugs as a distraction from bullying at her school in New York. This behavior concerned her parents, Kathy and Rick Hilton, who sent the heiress to multiple “emotional growth schools” for troubled children. In This is Paris, Hilton’s auto-documentary, she recollects how at age 15 she was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night. Screaming and fighting, she was dragged out of her house by two men—all while her parents watched her. This parent-approved kidnapping was only the beginning of what Paris had to endure at the reform schools she ended up attending.
Representing a part of your life’s work through a square-shaped visual art piece is an immensely enormous task. Do it right, and your album cover could stand recognizably alongside your music. It could forever be associated with you and your personality, work and career. Do it wrong, however, and it could ruin your entire album.
“Essentially, my musical legacy is about to lie in the hands of someone who tried to dismantle it.¨ Taylor Swift is indefinitely one of the most influential pop icons of the 21st century. With eleven albums, thirty-two Grammy nominations, and eleven wins, Swift has truly proved herself to be the artist of the decade. Whether you are the forced radio listener, casual swiftie, or die-hard, screw Jake Gylennhal, give-it-all-up-for-Blondie type of fan, you’ve probably listened to Swift’s popular songs. However, behind Swift’s fame is a dark truth: Swift currently has no rights over her music.
By Rhea Kohli and Yasmeen London Dear House of Representatives, We hope this letter finds you well. On behalf of the students across the nation, we are enraged. We […]
“It’s not something I’m opposed to…but please recognize that this is a bigger structural change that would need to go “up the flagpole”, so to speak” . This type of change, he emphasized, would need to be discussed with Ms. Cincotta, the principal at South, as well as Dr. Aderhold, the district superintendent. A change at this level might even require Board of Ed input. Dauber agreed to set up a meeting with Ms. Cincotta, and to help the student council set up a meeting with Dr. Aderhold himself.
Ananya Dondapati, Ria Prasad, Raunaq Nona Saharan, and Jack Carter The Knightly News Editorial Board Following a full school reopening for the first time since March of 2020, administrators have […]
By Olivia Silvester and Saranya Mandapaty, Staff Writers 101 years of establishment, 101 years of history, 101 years of underclassmen traditions. This is the Princeton Garden Theatre. What better to add to a historical town besides a historical theater? You may have heard of this establishment, and you’ve definitely seen it while walking around Princeton. The Princeton Garden Theatre was […]
By Haaniyah Faisal, Staff Writer When people think of Simone Biles, winning 32 Olympic World Championship Medals is what comes to most people’s mind. What doesn’t come to our mind […]
Ringing in the 2021-2022 school year, there’s a new face in administration at High School North: Dr. Fay Kim. Dr. Kim, who previously worked at Lawrence High School, is the new assistant principal at HSN. When asked how the first few weeks of school have been so far, Dr. Kim says, “The students and staff have been extremely welcoming and positive.”
The Race Matters column spoke to WW-P students about their experiences with stereotypes and assumptions in the classroom. Here’s what they had to say.
The thoughts and feelings our Asian-American sophomores are displaying are overwhelmingly similar. With all reporting some form of a stigma towards mental health in the Asian community, many North students indicate feeling as though their mental health is not prioritised enough. With this in mind, perhaps there is a larger issue at hand: cultural factors are influencing the way children view their mental health and its importance.
For the past two months, student leaders and volunteers from North and South have been preparing a series of events for May’s Pan-Asian American History Month, a celebration intended to recognize the history, achievements, and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders.
In the new reality that we are all facing, North students and staff members alike have needed to make many adjustments. The Knightly News spoke to different staff members across different departments to get some of their experiences and perspectives on teaching and working through the new, mostly virtual environment.
For much of his career, Mr. Anthony Jones, WW-P’s new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator, has focused on amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities and groups. In the last several months, that goal has become especially relevant in the WW-P community.
The Knightly News is highlighting nine Black and African Americans across various fields who have broken barriers and distinguished themselves through their lives and careers.
Due to the current pandemic, the future of the SAT is being threatened. The on-going quarantine has opened up a window of inspection for the real purpose of SAT scores in college applications. As of right now, since many people are uncomfortable going out to attend test sessions, plenty of colleges have turned the requirement of standardized test scores into an optional choice or have gone “test-blind”.