By: Bharati Ganesh At “International Day of the Girl Speak Out” on October 11 at the United Nations, equal rights activists from across the country gathered to watch performances, celebrating girl power and engaging in discussions about reaching marginalized women. Dignitaries working to promote women’s rights gave speeches praising girls succeeding in the face of discrimination and hardship. Members of […]
By: Srinidhi Ananth and Ritika Mukund Usually found sitting in the lower dining hall watching over the horde of students in study hall is none other than Michael Villafane, the man deemed the “Mr. James lookalike.” But Villafane is far more than a replica of Mr. James; he is the school’s volleyball coach and, most importantly, a wonderful person […]
By: Sarah Hudes Last year, a plan was proposed to further develop the library to increase its appeal to teens and the older demographic. The goals of the plan were […]
By: Emma Killeen, Michael Miller, and Shubham Saharan Hearing about atrocities in Syria has become commonplace in our daily lives. In an increasingly turbulent political atmosphere, many Americans now see the Syrian Refugee Crisis as a propagandized affair as opposed to an issue with human lives at stake. But for the past 50 years, even before the current refugee crisis hit […]
By: Neha Tailigeri and Ritika Mukund North’s Model United Nations (MUN) team is one of the better-known clubs in the school. The club simulates the United Nations, where members, known as delegates, debate various international issues. The club only attends four conferences at various major universities every year, but it participates in many more local conferences held by local high […]
The first day of school at WW-P does not only apply to the freshmen. Meet the new staff, get interested in new subjects offered at school, and learn a bit […]
If you’ve ever seen the 1984 movie The Terminator, then you know computers can have a dark side. There’s the famous scene in which Kyle Reese dramatically declares that […]
With summer fast approaching and Coachella behind us, music festivals have become a desirable pastime for teenagers. Despite the young population’s desire to attend these events, many of these popular music festivals are unavailable to teens, due to economic and geographical reasons. Here are some music festivals that combine fun with accessibility for local residents!
After teaching in the district for fourteen years, with ten of those years at North, Dr. Donna Clovis will retire at the end of this year…“I was covering 9/11 in New York and almost lost my life. I wanted to be close to my family and thought teaching would allow me to be home again with my children and other children,” Clovis said.
Bapatla tends to practice playing the trumpet in his basement, which provides a quiet environment for him to concentrate and keeps him from interrupting his family with the loud instrument. He has yet to attempt composing music himself, but in terms of the music he plays, one of his favorite pieces is “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” by Richard Wagner.
If the French students get to take a field trip to Canada, why don’t Spanish students go on any field trips? Spanish teacher Ashley Warren, continuously confronted by her students […]
Aleksandra Odzakovic-World History teacher “I want my students to see me and value me as a human being beyond just being their social studies teacher. This is why you can always find me at Homecoming, prom, school plays, football games, and any other activities. I am the new debate advisor so this will give me the opportunity to get to […]
Often seen darting in and out of the art room and donning clothes that give off a cool, eccentric vibe, senior Tammy Wei is already a known figure in North’s art world. Wei, who is currently taking AP Studio Art here at North, is one of the school’s most prolific and inventive artists. This past year, Wei published a book […]
by Elise Gorberg and Zehra Madhavan At North, our principal had been a familiar face for years, and with the announcement of his retirement, many students were curious about the […]
by Fariha Tamboli and Lei Lei Wu West Windsor Plainsboro made the switch from Infinite Campus to Genesis over the summer. All of the student information was transferred from one site to the other, so students can now check their information on Genesis. For students, the change is minimal. Though at first, there was minor confusion with how to check […]
—By Brandon Daley— Over the past year, all of North’s robotics team’s hard work, both individually and as a group, has brought enormous success. From April 21 to 26, the […]