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“The Adding Machine” brings nuanced drama to North

By: Srinidhi Ananth and Neha Tailigeri On November 17, 18, and 19, North’s theatrical department will put on the year’s fall drama, “The Adding Machine,” by Elmer Rice.  Robert Corriveau, the co-advisor of the drama, describes “The Adding Machine” as a cautionary tale about machines replacing human labor in the workforce.  The protagonist Mr. Zero, played by Jon Watkins, is an […]

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North ranks second in the state

By: Lei Lei Wu and Shaun Robinson   In its September 2016 issue, New Jersey Monthly Magazine released its biennial state high school rankings.  North came in at number 2 on the Top 100 list, out of a total 337 public high schools in New Jersey. However, this year the magazine changed its ranking criteria.  They considered, for the first […]

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Cafeteria introduces new changes with lunch trays, halal options

From scanners in the Lower Dining Hall to a new running track, change has been everywhere this school year.  The cafeteria wasn’t unaffected—over the summer, the district and Sodexo, WW-P’s food managing company, worked toward improving lunch options.  In previous years, students had new options of Boar’s Head sandwiches and soup;  the school now provides biodegradable instead of Styrofoam lunch […]

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Financial Literacy schedule struggles to please all

At the end of the previous school year, Financial Literacy was redesigned to be a 2.5 credit course, the state requirement, and the Board of Education decided students would be allowed to take this course during their study hall.  These students alternate between going to class and staying in study hall for each four day cycle.  In other words, a […]