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”.
After years of perseverance and passion, Li stands as an established artist at High School North.
WW-P has taken commendable action to approach this underlying issue permeating our district by giving every student at WW-P the option of “free meals”.
I’ve never met Alex Trebek, but after all those years seeing him on my TV, the news of his death struck me as if he were part of the family.
By: Ria Prasad As November 3rd approaches, undecided voters are left with a few days to make their choice. In a “normal” election year the stakes would not be as high as a global pandemic, the replacement of a Supreme Court justice, and ending institutional systemic racism, among other pressing issues. In a “normal” election year, the static demographic of […]
By: Megan Leung & Aashika Mehta Royster with students at an event. He has been part of North’s faculty since the school originally opened 23 years ago. Photo Credit: Mark […]
By: Josh Chait & Anusha Bapat Parashar, who “always knows how to make the team laugh,” takes a fighting stance as she prepares to duel a teammate. Photo credit: lorsstudio.com Senior […]
By: Ananya Dondapati & Nona Saharan All-American sprinter Ahmed Elmogi runs in a meet. Individually, Elmogi holds the 400 meter dash school record. Provided by: Ahmed Elmogi Success is no stranger […]
By: Ananya Dondapati & Ananya Sathish This year, High School North’s spring musical is Mary Poppins. The cast has entered “hell week” as students now spend hours after school practicing […]
By: Ananya Dondapati and Nona Saharan Tributes to Kobe and Gigi Bryant decorate the whiteboard in UDH. The drawings were originally started by Senior Marcus Sabian Santiago but other students […]
And the worst dressed goes to… By: Ranjini Krishnan and Ananya Sathish Every year, the red carpet at the Grammy awards serves as a runway for celebrities to showcase their […]
By: Aashika Mehta and Rafeea Tamboli As the 7:35 am bell rang throughout the school on September 6th, frantic students raced to their classes. Many saw familiar faces mixed in with newer ones. This year, one of these new faces was that of Mrs. Jessica Cincotta. Currently serving as one of High School North’s assistant principals, Cincotta has been welcomed […]