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NHS Theater Joins Guild, Hopes to Compete in Early 2017

December 20, 2016 5:22pm | Isaac Bayne

     Northampton High School Theater has joined the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, and will be participating in its High School Festival in March of next year with the hopes of establishing a greater name for the program. The “premier event” of the METG, the […]

Northampton High’s New Club-Making Process a “Crooked Path”

November 19, 2015 6:06pm |

This school year at Northampton High, aspiring student clubs are hindered due to a new, complex club making process. In previous years, all students had to do was find an advisor and submit a form. This year, however, there is a multistep process. Students have […]

Rwandan Guests Visit “History of the Holocaust” Students

November 17, 2015 3:49pm |

Eight members of the Professional Fellows Program from Rwanda, Africa came to Kate Todhunter’s classroom on Thursday to talk to students about the 1994 genocide that occurred in their home country. One member of the group described the Professional Fellows as “wounded healers,” meaning that […]

The Pie-Tastrophe

November 17, 2015 3:43pm |

Though it’s only been open for a few weeks now, area residents are giving the Pie Bar in downtown Florence troubling reviews. There’s no question however, that the pie bar has been the talk of the town for months. But the real question is, does […]

A Boost to the Community

October 31, 2015 3:33pm |

For students at Northampton High School, Booster Week isn’t just about building floats, it’s also about building community. Joe Bosco’s dedication is clear, especially when you see the float he and the rest of the student government produced for the booster week parade. “I like […]

Officer Wallace: Big Brother in Blue

October 30, 2015 3:32pm |

Officer Josh Wallace has been hired at Northampton High School for the 2015-16 school year as another authority figure that students may come to for help. Some students are unclear about Wallace’s role at NHS. “He seems like he’s pretty cool,” said junior Patrick Quinlan, […]

Moore Leads Hamp to Blowout Victory Over Chicopee Comp on Senior Night

October 29, 2015 8:17am |

The Northampton Blue Devils boys’ soccer team (6-7-3, 4-3-0 Moriarty) got a huge league win on senior night on Monday as they push for the postseason, crushing the Chicopee Comprehensive Colts (6-7-2, 3-3-0) 5-1. Northampton seniors accounted for four of the five goals with Leon […]

Kerry Holroyde: The ONE and ONLY

October 8, 2015 12:56pm |

Kerry Callaghan Holroyde is a Northampton High School junior who enjoys spending time with friends during runs with her high school cross country teammates, and expresses her passion and love for music through playing the saxophone. Though many students at NHS are part of a […]

Fisher’s First Half Hat Trick Propels Longmeadow Past Northampton

October 2, 2015 1:00pm |

Led by a first half hat trick by James Fisher and a two-goal performance by Max Robbins, the Longmeadow Lancers boys’ soccer team (2-0-1, 0-0-1 Churchill) topped the Northampton Blue Devils (0-1-1, 0-0-0 Moriarty) 5-3 on Tuesday afternoon at Northampton High School. Fisher scored two […]

A Look Back: This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

April 17, 2015 9:45am |

April Fool’s Day was recently upon us, and in celebration most would like to watch as many comedies as possible. However, given the sheer number of comedy films, people could still be viewing comedies a full two weeks after the holiday. Therefore, it would be […]