During this time of the year, students are swamped with final exams and projects. Many students who are taking advanced placement classes get ready for their AP tests, which have been taking place for the last two weeks. For a lot of older students, taking AP classes and exams comes
As spring approaches, people all around town are looking for ways to get outside and enjoy nature. Sophomore Kate Riordan enjoys going hiking once the weather warms up. “I’ve hiked a few times in Columbus and Brown County,” Riordan said. “It’s a good way to exercise and spend some time
Whether they’ve become multilingual from their families, because of their backgrounds, or just for fun, speaking a second language is second nature for many students at North. Sophomore Ayame Tsutsui moved to the United States from Japan last year, but she had been learning English in her home country for
If you attended elementary or middle school in Indiana, or even the 10th grade, you’ve probably taken ISTEP, Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress. ISTEP season can be a dreaded time for a lot of people who don’t deal well with the stress of testing or the tediousness of long
For many North students passionate about the performing arts, the beginning of the year is an exciting time. Every new year always kicks off with the Indiana State School Music Association Solo and Ensemble competition, which many students enrolled in band and choir classes participate in. The competition is open
On November 9, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources sold almost 300 acres of land in Yellowwood State Forest to Hamilton Logging Inc. The logging company paid $108,785 not only for the property, but also for the right to cut down 1,733 trees in the area. After hearing about this
“Boys don’t do choir.” “Girls don’t take automotive classes. That’s a boys’ thing.” “I doubt that a lot of boys are interested in journalism.” We hear statements like these all the time. Despite their stereotypical nature, often times they still hold true in many schools across the country, including here
For band students, fall marching season is one of the most important and enjoyable parts of the school year. During the fall, the members of the Sound of North compete against other high school marching bands at several major events, and spend copious amounts of time preparing for their performances.