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Responsibility for Yearbook Falls on Shoulders of Three Students

January 15, 2015 8:24am |

With just three students working on the Northampton High School Yearbook, they only have a few months to finish designing the layout, completing senior superlatives, and incorporating senior quotes. One of the two seniors who stepped up to work on the yearbook, Xochitl Calero, said […]

Bright Nights in Northampton

January 14, 2015 8:43am |


Snow Ball Prepares to Hit Northampton Country Club

January 13, 2015 8:34am |

The Snow Ball, a semi-formal dance hosted by the Students of Culture Alliance and the junior class, is returning to the Northampton Country Club on Friday, January 16 to bring students together before final exams for a night of fun. Co-president of the junior class […]

Acting for Equality

January 9, 2015 8:36am |

The first two Feminism Performance Workshops were led by Senior Eliza Moss-Horowitz and Junior Olivia Kan-Sperling after school December 15th and this past Wednesday in the Black Box Theater at Northampton High School. The first meeting was mostly introductory and informational, interspersed with energetic discussion […]

Renewing Pride in Pulaski Park

December 23, 2014 8:02am |

The City of Northampton has decided this past spring, after multiple past attempts, to renovate Pulaski Park to both address its deterioration and update the public space. The park hasn’t been renovated since 1976, and residents feel it is in need of a fresh look. […]

Teachers More Excited About Secret Santas in School?

December 20, 2014 9:01pm |

Several classes at Northampton High School have decided to run Secret Santas this year. It is a tradition that many students enjoy, but there have been some mixed feelings from some who feel the tradition may put people in uncomfortable situations. Secret Santa is a […]

NHS Chemistry Teacher Snaps Selfies To Meet Senior Class

December 17, 2014 8:42am |

For the past two weeks, Northampton High School chemistry teacher Sue Biggs has been posting photos of herself with members of the senior class on Instagram with the goal of knowing every senior by graduation. The Instagram page, biggschem , which Biggs started as a […]

Gear Up For A Unique Halloween

November 4, 2014 9:24am |

Feeling the chill of the autumn wind biting the end of their noses and the face of the moon lighting the paths to the houses with the best candy is the best part to trick or treaters, while others simply stuff their faces with the […]

How to Trade Your Halloween Candy This Year

October 31, 2014 6:25pm |

  Candy of all shapes and sizes spills out from a plastic pumpkin onto a kitchen table in Baystate Village—Reese’s peanut butter cups, M&M’s, and Blowpops rattle and roll around while candy continues to flow. Then the atmosphere completely transforms. Cheap chocolates get shoved under […]

The Passion of an NHS Student Filmaker

October 29, 2014 9:10am |

“Working on films and media projects in general makes me so happy, and I don’t know if I’ll ever find another area of work that will also do that,” said Benjamin Bradley-Gilbert. Bradley-Gilbert is a Northampton High School Senior who has a passion for filmmaking […]