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Something Other Than College

Demaray Amaro, writer

April 4, 2020

Another option a student has after high school rather than college is the military. A few students at our school think it does take a lot to be in the military. “I definitely think it takes courage. Also, strength mentally...

Northtown: The New Normal

Joe Mormino, Writer

April 3, 2020

With the long construction process finished, Northtown is now operating as a closed campus for the first time in decades. However, with a closed campus comes new rules: open lunch is now nonexistent, opening any doors besides the main entrance brings an automatic suspension, there are now 5 lunch shifts, and passing time between classes has been cut by a minute. This may be a great thing from a safety and operations perspective, but how do students and teachers feel about the new changes?

Violence in School

Skyler Dodd, Writer

January 7, 2020

Fights at North Kansas City High School are nothing new and nothing special. Teenagers get aggressive. According to USA Today, school violence has increased by 113% since last year. If efforts aren’t made to stun this, that...

Volleyball playing in the gym

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Northtown Successes

January 7, 2020

Juul Pod Dangers

Joe Mormino, Writer

January 7, 2020

In the United States, the retailing and selling of cigarettes are heavily regulated by several state and city governments, and minors under the age of 18-21 are prohibited from possessing, buying, or using them at all. However,...

Global warming and its effects

Anthony Lockwood, Reporter/Writer

November 6, 2019

As the school year has started, many students have noticed the weather. As the sun shines its bright rays down on the brand-new campus, students are sharing their takes on global warming.  Aiden Dougherty, a junior and a Young Democrat m...

One on One

Rylie Lyon, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2015

In Northtown, we have one race: people. We as students have been exposed to so many walks of life that it is rare for one to be categorized by the color of their skin or when they go to church. We have no barriers that stop us...

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