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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 […]

The Scary Truth About Teen Drinking on Halloween

October 31, 2015 3:41pm |

This Halloween, peer pressure has created a new tradition for teenagers rather than the typical festivities: drinking and partying. Are high schoolers still enjoying the classic Halloween spirit or has a new ritual  become the mandate for teenagers? “In high school it’s more about Halloween […]

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, […]

Starting a New High School, a Brave Choice

October 12, 2015 2:00pm |

Looking for something new at a bigger school with more opportunities, Northampton High School senior Alyssa Moreau came to the right place.   Previously attending Gateway Regional, she found her class of less than 60 to be too small, so she ventured out to NHS. […]

The Knowledgable Nell

October 12, 2015 12:49pm |

The biggest turning point in Northampton High School junior Nell Sanders life was 2015, when she took off her wig and showed the world her true self. During elementary school Sanders was heavily bullied. Sanders said classmates “would chase me down, rip my hat off, […]

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 […]

Garbage in the Air

January 22, 2015 8:36am |

A select number of local and international politicians are trying to get a carbon tax enacted, in Massachusetts. Why? Because fossil fuel companies release polluting carbon into the air,  scot-free. Carbon gas is invisible, so the problem is not as publicized as, for example, plastic […]

P.E. Mandate: Coming Soon to a School Near You

January 21, 2015 7:39pm |

I stopped regularly exercising halfway through my freshman year. My first and last season rowing Crew had just ended (a sport I desperately hoped was unpopular enough for me to finally stand a chance at) and prior to choosing to do it all again, I […]

To Weight or Not to Weight? Student Senate Asks

January 21, 2015 8:22am |

The NHS Student Senate introduced the idea of bringing weighted GPAs to Northampton High School, and has begun to bring the issue to the attention of the administration and the school as a whole. The Student Senate surveyed students concerning GPA weighting at lunch in […]