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Battle of the Beards

Sierra Smith, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014

November is a great month if you are feeling lazy or you simply hate shaving. Also, a month with many aliases: No-Shave November, Noshember, and Movember; November is a shaggy 30 days. Anyone can participate; guys go a month without...

Senior Experience

Ryan Welliver, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

High school is great, but what happens afterward? Seniors are making important decisions for their future: college, military, or something else. Various Northtown seniors were asked about their high school experiences, and more...

Work, MU, Peru, Oh My! Hot summer destinations for Northtown students

Katie Golovenkova

May 8, 2012

As the school days come to the end, students are already planning their summer days without them. Every student has something different in mind, but many of them will not waste it in vain. “I’m gonna chill out for the first...

Will teachers miss seniors?

Katie Golovenkova

May 8, 2012

For Northtown’s seniors, there are just a few days of school left. Lots of good memories connect students with North Kansas City High School. Over the last few years, it has become their home. Many seniors will miss the school...

Trading minis for macs

Klarissa McAuley, staff writer

April 11, 2012

The HP Mini Notebook, also known as “mini-notes”, have proven to be unreliable and a hassle for both students and teachers throughout the past three years. The constant need for re-imaging, inability to connect to the wireless...

Facebook Vs. Twitter: Who Prevails?

Alex Grant, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

  Facebook and Twitter are two social networking sites that most teens use every day. These sites allow for the same things: to update friends and acquaintances on the activities that you’ve done all day. On both sites,...

Stresses of Being a Gold Medallion Student

Alex Grant, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

When students think ahead toward the last few months of school, they think of things like freedom and summer and wearing shorts every day. Seniors look forward to graduation and preparing for college. The months of April and May...

Internet filters hinder students’ work

Lauren Williams, Editor In Chief

April 11, 2012

Have you ever tried to research a controversial topic? Have you ever wanted to watch a YouTube video instead of the boring lesson and been prevented from doing so? If so, you’ve felt the wrath of the school-issued filters. The...

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