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Cancelled Musical Makes Waves in Theatre Department

January 16, 2018 6:58pm | Ari Steinberg

Early in the semester of Fall 2018, many NHS students were shocked, stunned and perplexed when the theater department announced that the musical, Into the Woods, intended to be performed this fall, was canceled. One of the individuals for whom this was unsurprising, although no […]

Get to Know the Staff: Holiday Traditions

January 9, 2018 1:03pm | Emma Jackson

The holiday break is upon us. The time of giving, family, celebration: the most wonderful time of the year. Children, waiting for a man dressed in red, behave to the best of their abilities. A man with presents, a hopeful symbol, will bring children joy […]

Booster Week Recap!

December 18, 2017 1:32am | Emma Jackson, Lyric Harris-Whitby

Everyone anxiously waited to hear the winner of the 2017 Booster Week. Would the Senior Class lose their winning streak? Finally, the announcement: the Junior Class prevailed. Friday, October 20th marked the last day of Booster Week and over the course of the week there […]

The Most Dangerous Time of Year

December 18, 2017 1:11am | Abbie Denhart

Ever since Tuesday, October 10th, many kids at Northampton High School (NHS) have feared the dangers surrounding them. The danger is not the monster that lurks in the halls, or the long school year looming overhead, but being assassinated by a fellow peer. The school […]

Peer Advisory League Q+A

December 18, 2017 12:51am | Emma Jackson

The Peer Advisory League recently visited classes with freshmen to introduce themselves and help freshmen with anything they may need help with, whether it be adjusting to high school, getting connected with things happening in the school, or just needing advice and someone to talk […]

The Perfect Guide to a College Application

December 17, 2017 11:23pm | Ari Steinberg

Some will tell you that it helps to retain the services of a college advisor who will guide you through the application process and make everything as stress-free as possible. This is as far from the truth as is humanly possible. It is a well-known […]

Trapped at Lunch

November 1, 2017 12:52pm | Erin Diggins

A new cafeteria policy at Northampton High School has left students feeling trapped when lunch is supposed to be their free time. Although the administration has claimed it is necessary for safety reasons, students disagree. This policy states that students must stay in the cafeteria […]

New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms at NHS

October 16, 2017 2:23am | Adia Bennett, Tiernan Pyle

Students at Northampton High School have been working with school administration in the hope of having gender-neutral bathrooms installed on the third floor in 2018. The goal is to make gender-neutral bathrooms more available for gender-nonconforming students. Someone who identifies as gender-nonconforming is a person […]

The Network (1976)

January 16, 2017 9:39pm | Ari Steinberg

This November 27 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest movie satires of all time, Sidney Lumet’s 1976 classic Network. With an all star cast featuring A-listers such as Faye Dunaway, William Holden and Peter Finch, (just to name a […]

Suicide Squad (2016) Review

January 16, 2017 9:25pm | Ari Steinberg

When the trailers first hit for DC Comics’ August superhero film Suicide Squad, they generated great waves of anticipation for what looked like a massive game-changer. Despite being part of a genre that has been criticized by many for playing it too safe and formulaic, […]